Love is in the air, but is it in your home? After years in the same place, it can be easy to forget what attracted us to our home in the first place. It’s important to find the right home and then keep the love alive. Whether you are living in a new home, a charming old house, a comfortable condo, or an apartment, there are things you can do to bring back the love. First, look around. What feeling do you get when you look objectively at your home, inside and out? Are there old curtains that are wearing […]
I hope you enjoy this gem of information presented by Jacksonville Business Journal. The housing market in Jacksonville is a lively and wonderful thing! Jacksonville’s housing market is close to pre-recession levels, with some areas inside the metro vying for Florida’s fastest growing ZIP codes for real estate. But how much house can you afford? According to a report from NerdWallet, Jacksonville is the 46th most-affordable market out of the largest 100 American metros. Here’s what affordability looks like in metro Jacksonville: Median Family Income— $80,602 Suggested Home Price— $251,143 Suggested Monthly Mortgage— $1,202 Number of Square Feet— 2,462 Average Mortgage Rate— 3.79 percent […]
Emotions, finances, and affordability should play a big part in the answer. “Whether you’re becoming a homeowner for the first time or you’re a repeat buyer, buying a home is a financial and emotional decision that requires the experience and support of a team of reliable professionals including a REALTOR®, a lender, a lawyer and a range of other individuals.” When you’re ready to buy, I will be here to help you through the process.
If you like playing Monopoly, you have something in common with the wonderful Mr. Watson. Bill Watson has always loved playing Monopoly! He likens Real Estate to playing monopoly in real life. Click the above logo to view his entire interview on News4Jax. Hear his predictions and learn how the Real Estate Market is on the increase.
Michael Clinton Digital Producer- Jacksonville Business Journal Email | Facebook | Twitter | Google+ Home values in Jacksonville are expected to rise by 3.1 percent next year, ranking the region among the nation’s Top 10 hottest markets. Zillow (Nasdaq: Z), an online marketplace for homes, analyzed the 50 largest metro areas and scored each on unemployment rates and population growth while also predicting changes in home values over the next year. “Hot” markets were characterized by lower than average unemployment, population growth of at least 2 percent or more during the past two years and expected home-value growth of more than 2 percent […]