The end of October brought the announcement of another interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve. As with previous cuts, the expectation was that mortgage rates would drop. But just how low will rates go?
Here are the updated FHA Loan Limits for 2020 for the Greater Tampa Bay Area, including Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, and Pinellas Counties.
There is a huge legal difference between pets, Service Animals, and Emotional Support Animals.
Moving can be extremely stressful and expensive. The industry has it’s own lingo too (natch). Here is what you NEED to know about moving, including DIY.
Writing a review or testimonial can be a stressful time-suck. Just follow my formula for a powerful review, and copy & paste to these sites.
HUD has finally eased restrictions for FHA financing of single-family condominiums, enabling more buyers, to achieve the dream of homeownership.
A state investigation has just determined the ex-cop-turned felon who 9 Investigates exposed working as a security officer inside a Kissimmee community was violating state law.
As Condominium and HOA attorneys, we often receive questions from our clients dealing with all the issues that can get in the way of conducting a successful annual meeting. Most
Real estate was the second-most targeted industry for malware. REALTOR® Magazine uncovers a few of the vulnerabilities that real estate pros are facing.
Condominiums can make a lot of sense for many seniors. Our single unit review now also includes reverse mortgages, designed to help seniors age in place.
Hurricane Headaches are terrible. I’ve been virtually incapacitated, but now that Dorian is moving again (slowwwwly), I should be on the upswing. More soon!
As we enter the Atlantic Hurricane season, homeowners on or near the Gulf or East Coasts need to be prepared for a potential hit. When a powerful storm is bearing down, …
Being self-employed is fantastic! Until, that is, you try to get a mortgage. Luckily, that process just got a whole lot easier.
Have you ever considered getting into real estate investing? I outline my favorite learning resources, available for free. These can make you a millionaire!
We can’t help who we fall in love with, and even more frustratingly, who falls in love with us. It’s simply one of life’s mysteries. And we might not know …
We previously discussed in a prior blog post on Florida condo legislation that new requirements were established by the Florida Legislature pertaining to condominium association websites. These new requirements, which
In my previous article, How to Save Thousands of Dollars in Interest on Your Mortgage, I discussed the nuts-and-bolts of the various techniques. But now, let’s discuss the pros and …
As we move through the winter months, many owners are already anticipating the exterior home improvements they want to make in the spring. For most covenant controlled communities, exterior modifications
Following last year’s real estate market was like riding a rollercoaster. The market started off strong in 2018 and then softened before finishing with a mild flurry. However, one thing that did not waiver was America’s belief that owning a home makes sense from a financial standpoint. An end-of-the-year survey by the Federal Reserve Bank’s Center […]
Q: Our homeowners association (HOA) board called a private board meeting for personnel issues. The meeting was held to discuss an email a director sent by mistake to the general