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Pricey rental market could mean it's time to buy

A new report which was recently summarized in the media claim the Miami and Fort Lauderdale areas have one of the most expensive rental markets in the country. Out of 110 cities surveyed, the Miami area ranked 11th when it came to the average monthly rental rates for an apartment.

Real estate closing important part of real estate transaction

In the process of buying or selling residential real estate, there are many steps to consider. This is true for both buyers and sellers of residential real estate. While the preparation and to-do list may be different for buyer and seller, both will conclude the process with a real estate closing. A closing is arguably the most important part of a residential real estate transaction for both buyer and seller.

Is now the right time to buy SoFla condo residential real estate?

When in the market for a residential property, there are a lot of factors that can influence a buyer's decision. Price, location, features and other variable often weigh heavily on a buyer's mind when making this big decision. One thing some people sometimes do not consider is timing. The real estate market can fluctuate up and down and being at the right place at the right time, can be beneficial for a buyer in a residential real estate transaction.

Million dollar Fort Lauderdale waterfront home sent to auction

With the real estate market as active as it has been in recent years, occasionally, a luxury residential real estate listing will make an appearance. And, one such listing has now come available at auction in Fort Lauderdale later this month. The property has a boat slip, private lot on the New River and all in lush tropical gardens. The property was previously listed for $4.9 million.

CC&R's and their effect on Fort Lauderdale home buyers

When buying a home, there are so many aspects to consider. Location, price, number of bedrooms and a variety of other factors go into making the decision to buy a home. Sometimes, it can feel like there are so many factors, it can be hard to prioritize which are most important. One aspect of home buying that some might overlook is CC&R's and their impact on a person's home ownership.

Pending tax reform package may affect real estate sales

One of the more controversial pieces of the recent tax reform package now being mulled over in Washington is a provision that would scale back the very popular mortgage interest deduction, a benefit which many Fort Lauderdale residents and other people who live in South Florida enjoy as a perk of home ownership.

What is the significance of a title when purchasing real estate?

Title is an important concept in the law with significant implications for real estate transactions including residential real estate transactions. Title refers to who has legal ownership of a property and the right to use the property. Who has legal ownership of a property and the right to use a piece of property obviously has significant implications for the purchase of real estate and is an important part of the real estate closings process which may involve a title search and title insurance.

Zoning change granted for Florida real estate project

Zoning laws are an important aspect of any real estate transaction and can come up in residential or commercial real estate situations. A zoning change was recently approved for a real estate project in a nearby Florida community. The zoning change allows the developer of the project to tear down homes that are decades old and remove 80 trees to build a four-story apartment building with 66 units. The zoning change is being appealed by local homeowners and the homeowners' association.

Lack of disclosure and residential real estate

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, there are many factors to consider. If it is your first time buying or first time selling a home, there are often questions on both sides. While buyers and sellers ultimately would like to come together and make a deal, there are many aspects to that deal that should not be overlooked. One topic buyers and sellers often wonder about is "disclosure."

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