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Obstacles to a Successful Closing

Closing is the last hurdle to selling your home, buying your home, and getting the keys. It is a very common procedure, but it is also one that is incredibly stressful both for buyers and sellers. Let us give you

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Is Fall the Ideal Time to Invest in Real Estate?

The answer is, “It depends.” There are a lot of factors that go into purchasing real estate, but seasons do have an impact on the market even in SoFlo. Families typically try to get moved and settled by the start

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10 Must-Dos for a Successful Real Estate Agent

Becoming a real estate agent must be easy, right? Nothing could be further the truth. Becoming a licensed real estate agent in the state of Florida is the result of study, hard work, and passing a licensing exam. Real estate

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Seller Beware: FSBO is Not Your Best Option

Every so often, there is a FSBO flare, and many people decide that they can quickly and more profitably sell their homes without the assistance of a listing real estate agent. A small bump in market prices seems to bring

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Safety Tips for Real Estate Agents

Real estate is a rewarding and satisfying career, but as with any other profession, it comes with its own hazards. In one tragic case in Arkansas, Beverly Carter told her husband that she was showing a house to a buyer.

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Purchasing Investment Property to Lease: Need to Knows

Fort Lauderdale was recently picked by Forbes magazine to be one of the best places to invest in real estate. Fort Myers, Orlando, Sarasota, Tampa, Jacksonville, and West Palm Beach also made the list – giving Florida seven cities out

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Understanding Closing Costs

Q: I have been saving up to buy a one-bedroom condo, with the target date for purchase between summer of 2017 and 2018. I plan on having a 20 percent down payment, and have set aside money for insurance, HOA

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