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Florida Cities Ranked Best Places To Retire

With only 24 percent of working Americans reporting that they are “very confident” they will have enough money for a comfortable retirement, picking the right place to retire becomes vitally important. For retirees, the ideal city has to offer good weather, lots to do, and access to good health-care, especially in light of the COVID crisis. […]

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Florida Real Estate Holds Its Own During The Pandemic

We may be in the midst of a global pandemic, but life goes on. No surprise, then, that we have clients who are selling, building, buying, and refinancing homes across the state, despite COVID-19. Curious as to how Florida’s real estate market is weathering the pandemic? Here’s some highlights: Transactions are continuing day by day. […]

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South Florida Real Estate Market Rolls Out High-Tech Tools During Pandemic

Across South Florida, we’re learning to cope with the reality of lockdowns, no school, and work-from-home directives. That’s forced homeowners and real estate professionals to adapt to a new reality. Even as the COVID-19 pandemic rages around us, we all have clients, friends and neighbors selling homes, buying homes, and packing up homes to move […]

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New Home? Don’t Miss The March 1 Deadline To File For Florida Homestead

Florida residents: There’s an important deadline quickly approaching. If you purchased a new, primary residence in Florida, you have until March 1 to apply for homestead status. Florida residents are entitled to important property tax benefits on their primary and permanent residence, or “homestead.” The Florida Property Tax Exemption for Homesteaded Property provides valuable tax benefits to owners of real property […]

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More Wealthy Northerners Relocating To Sunny Florida

The great real estate relocation may be underway. “Luxury sales are slowing across the country, from New York to California, but they’re rising in South Florida,” reports Bloomberg, which says million-dollar plus home sales jumped as much as 15% in our area at the end of 2018. What’s behind the surge? Real estate brokers say […]

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Say What? Palm Beach Scores 5th Place On “Top 10 Bargain Beach Towns”

Champagne tastes, beer budget? Don’t despair. There may be a beach place for you in sunny South Florida after all. Palm Beach, to be precise. That’s right. The home of Worth Avenue, Mar-A-Lago, and small poodles wearing diamond bracelets and designer doggie duds. Surprisingly, Palm Beach just landed 5th on the top 10 list of bargain beach […]

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Home Values Still Pulling Us Down

Depressed home values are still sabotaging the consumer recovery. Every day, the economic research reinforces that message. Today, on a conference call with investment strategists from a leading U.S. private bank, we again heard evidence that the housing recovery is being bogged down by consumers who want to move but can’t. Some can’t qualify for a mortgage given today’s tight […]

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