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How to Bridge the Appraisal Gap in Today’s Real Estate Market

If you’re searching for drama, don’t limit yourself to Netflix. Instead, tune in to the real estate market, where the competition among buyers has never been fiercer. And with homes selling for record highs,1 the appraisal process—historically a standard part of a home purchase—is receiving more attention than ever. That’s because some sellers are finding…

Is the Real Estate Market Going to Crash?

While many areas of the economy have contracted, the housing market has stayed remarkably strong. But can the good news last? When COVID-related shutdowns began last March, real estate brokers and clients scrambled to respond to the shift. Record-low interest rates caused some lenders to call a halt to new underwriting, and homeowners debated whether…

10 Ways to Give Back to Our Local Community This Holiday Season

10 Ways to Give Back to Our Local Community This Holiday Season This year has demonstrated, perhaps more than ever, the importance of our family, friends, neighbors, and community. It truly “takes a village” to keep a community functioning effectively, whether that’s by keeping our waterways clean, feeding the hungry, teaching our kids, or supporting…

What is Homestead Exemption

Filing for Homestead and Other Exemptions All legal Florida residents are eligible for a Homestead Exemption on their homes, condominiums, co-op apartments, and certain mobile home lots if they qualify. The Florida Constitution provides this tax-saving exemption on the first and third $25,000 of the assessed value of an owner/occupied residence. While a complicated formula…

March Events🍀

Weston- Mar 02 – FREE Magic Show & Moonlite Movie In The Park Magician Gary Midnight performs at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. and Big Hero 6 (PG-13) is at 7:30 p.m. in Weston Regional Park (20200 Saddle Club Road) Magic show takes place inside the Community Center. Bring food, blankets, chairs, etc. Hollywood – Fridays…

September Festivals

FREE FUNTASTIC FRIDAYS & MOVIES FRIDAYS – HOLLYWOOD Free family films at 8 p.m. at the ArtsPark in Young Circle. September 7th: Goodbye Christopher Robin (PG). /Septmebr 14th: Sing (PG). September 21st: D2: The Mighty Ducks (PG). September 28th: Ghostbusters (PG). The films are preceded by family fun from 5-8 p.m. with face painters, a…

What Does Your Front Door say About You?

As fall cleaning has become the new spring cleaning, one of our past clients brought an interesting question to us: What does my front door color say about me? Being one of the first things people notice about your home it sends subconscious signals about everything from your extroversion to your creativity, so we’ve done…

Metropica – West Sunrise – Everglades

Metropica, a 4 million square foot master planned community. Located in West Broward County, it brings the best of city living into a lush tropical setting. Metropica is the work of an award-winning team of international masters, including Oppenheim Architecture + Design, YOO Studio, CI Design, and EDSA. Featuring stunning contemporary architecture, luxurious residences, and…

Can First Time Buyers Find Starter Homes?

Can First Time Buyers Find Starter Home in This Market? You are finally ready to jump into home ownership! You’ve met the tougher mortgage qualifying standards from recent years, have saved up for your down payments, have already done your homework and know what you can afford. But can you actually find a home? The biggest problem…