While residents of Florida are most concerned about being prepared, safe, and possibly evacuating their homes, Our Florida Board of Realtors is already sending out several articles of advice for the many homeowners who's homes may be damaged by Hurricane Irma

This "Recasting a Mortgage" is a great option for those buyers who are concerned about selling their current home not knowing if they can secure the next one.  Recasting is offered by our in-house Mortgage Company and our Mortgage Team will be happy to discuss the best financial options available. 

An appraisal is an important part of many real estate transactions. An appraisal is typically done if a buyer requires a mortgage loan to purchase a property. The appraisal is done by an appraiser (who is licensed), and it's based on multiple data gathered during an inspection by the appraiser. When it comes to appraisals, there are many myths or misconceptions around them. Whether you're looking to buy a home, looking to refinance a current mortgage, or you're looking for more information about all that goes into real estate transactions, here are some of the most common myths when it comes to appraisals.


Buying a home in today's real estate market can be a challenge when there are fewer homes available for sale.  It's important to be as prepared as possible when you locate the home you want to buy.  We have included a couple tips here for your to consider.

The Real Estate Market is strong but that comes with many challenges for both the Sellers and the Buyers. Understanding these challenges can help you be prepared when faced with decisions along the way.  

Thinking of Selling? Now is the Time to Act

This is the absolute best time to sell while the buyer demand is the highest we have seen in years.   Sellers can expect to sell their home at the highest prices we have seen since the downturn several years ago. 

While the local licensed associates and Realtors are gearing up in anticipation of a busy season, we have a major dilemma glooming over us.  It’s important members realize the importance of  a“YES” vote for the upcoming Dues Assessment.   Unfortunately, not all of our members own a home in the club, and with less invested, may not see the relationship between supporting our amenities to assure the value of our club, including home values,  remain sound. Without an operating budget to maintain our facilities, grounds, and pay employees, the value overall, including the value of our homes, can be expected to diminish