Moving

The Five Best Small Towns in Florida

Florida is best known for its year-round sunny weather and sandy beaches. It’s no wonder that 126.1 million out-of-state visitors traveled to the Sunshine State in 2018, setting a tourism record for the eighth consecutive year. For the lucky ones, Florida is a place to call “home.” We get to live where others vacation. Here are five small towns in Florida that will make you want to visit — and stay for good.   

Is Renting Right for Me? You'll WANT to Read This!!

If you’re currently renting and have dreams of owning your own home, it may be a good time to think about your next move. With rent costs rising annually and many helpful down payment assistance programs available, homeownership may be closer than you realize.

Before You Look for Your Dream Home: Know What You Want vs. What You Need!

list all the features of a home that you would like, and to qualify them as follows:

  • “Must-Haves” – if this property does not have these items, then it shouldn’t even be considered (ex: distance from work or family, number of bedrooms/bathrooms).
  • “Should-Haves” – if the property hits all of the ‘must-haves’ and some of the ‘should-haves,’ it stays in contention but does not need to have all of these features.
  • “Absolute-Wish List” – if we find a property in our budget that has all of the ‘must-haves,’ most of the ‘should-haves,’ and ANY of these, it’s the winner!

Homebuyers Shouldn't Worry About 2008 All Over Again

If there is an economic slowdown in our near future, there is no need for fear to set in. Most experts agree with Ralph McLaughlin, CoreLogic’s Deputy Chief Economist, who recently explainedthat there’s no reason to panic right now, even if we may be headed for a recession.

“We’re seeing a cooling of the housing market, but nothing that indicates a crash.”