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    5 Things to Know about Homeowners Ins

    By Jaime Iraheta | November 4, 2018

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    The Closing Process

    By Jaime Iraheta | November 3, 2018

    Closing a property deal can be a long and stressful exercise that involves lots of steps and procedural formalities. Closing occurs when you sign the papers that make the house yours. But before that fruitful day arrives, a long list of things has to happen. This article provides important guidelines for a property buyer that... Read More

    15 YR Vs 30 YR Mortgage

    By Jaime Iraheta | November 3, 2018

     15-year vs. 30-year mortgage calculator There are advantages and disadvantages to both 15-year and 30-year home loans. 15-year loans have lower interest rates and will be paid off faster, but carry higher monthly payments. Input your target home price, down payment and interest rate, and NerdWallet’s 15-year vs. 30-year mortgage calculator will generate the... Read More

    Create Your Dream Kitchen

    By Jaime Iraheta | November 3, 2018

    Once upon a time, the kitchen was hidden away in a dark corner of the house or even a separate building. Smelling of smoke and garbage, it was a place of work, separated from the social parts of a home. Today’s kitchens couldn’t be more different. Furnished with efficient, hard-working appliances and built for comfort,... Read More

    5 Things to Know When Selling a Home

    By Jaime Iraheta | November 2, 2018

    Want to sell your home this year? Get started with these 5 to-dos It’s always smart to lay the groundwork early for selling a home, and it’s especially important in today’s competitive market. So if selling a home is your big goal for this year, now is the time to start getting ready. Fortunately, there... Read More

    5 Things to Know When Buying a Home

    By Jaime Iraheta | November 2, 2018

    Want to buy a home this year? Get started with these 5 to-dos It’s always smart to lay the groundwork early for buying a home, and it’s especially important in today’s competitive market. So if buying a home is your big goal for this year, now is the time to start getting ready. Fortunately, there... Read More

    Palm Beach County Real Estate Market Statistics

    By Jaime Iraheta | November 2, 2018

    Home prices have been rising steadily since the recession, but the gains are accelerating as demand heats up in an already highly lean and competitive market. Newly released market statistics from Florida Realtors® are in, showing recent real estate market activity in our area. The reports compare year over year data for this year. Watch... Read More

    Townhouse vs Detached Homes

    By Jaime Iraheta | November 2, 2018

    Whether you are looking for an affordable first home or a newly built home to match the lifestyle you want, you may want to consider a new townhouse as an alternative to a single-family home. Today’s townhomes range from affordable to luxurious and their designs are a far cry from the box-like rows of the... Read More

    How Much Can You Afford?

    By Jaime Iraheta | November 2, 2018

       To calculate your general affordability range, we take into account a few primary items, such as your household income, monthly debts (for example, car loan and student loan payments) and the amount of available savings for a down payment. That said, as a home buyer, it’s important to have a certain level of... Read More

    Are Mortgage Rates going to go any higher?

    By | November 2, 2018

    The benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate surged 10 basis points to 4.88 percent from 4.78 percent over the previous week, according to Bankrate.com’s latest survey of the nation’s largest mortgage lenders. That’s the largest weekly jump since April 25, when the benchmark rate rose 15 basis points, and the highest point for the 30-year fixed... Read More