Real Estate and Buying Tips from Our Local Experts

Housing Market

By Ron Farinas on

Since hitting a low point during the initial stages of the pandemic, the only major industry to display immunity to the economic impacts of the coronavirus is the housing market. Housing has experienced a strong V-shaped recovery and is now exceeding pre-pandemic levels. This is largely because the economic distress...

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A Home owners Net worth is 40x greater than a renter

By Ron Farinas on

One of the best ways to build your family’s financial future is through homeownership. Recent data from the Federal Reserve indicates the net worth of a homeowner is actually over 40 times greater than that of a renter. Maybe it’s time to start thinking about buying a home, especially when...

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Everything you should know about mortgage forbearance

By Charles Gardner on

About 3 million Americans are in mortgage forbearance plans as of October 2020, which allow them to temporarily stop making payments, according to data firm Black Knight. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to jolt the economy, more people will face financial difficulty, including how to pay their monthly mortgage bill. “The...

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HOAs... The Good, The Bad and The Helpful

By Stephanie Harris on

I remember moving to Florida and noticing multiple communities as we traveled around learning the area. They had beautifully landscaped entrances that gave way to gorgeous homes, the brick or stone entryway proudly emblazoned with the neighborhood's name.  That name is usually written in an elegant script and you somehow...

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waterfront homes in Toms River NJ

By Tony Lipari on

waterfront homes in Toms River NJ Where else can you live where you have a beautiful sunset on the harbor, lovely weather all year round, excellent boating in the gulf, and a tropical oasis right in your own backyard? Many happy people who have bought waterfront homes in Toms River,...

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Living in the beautiful Tampa Bay area

By Stephanie Harris on

I have lived on or near the water all my life... the Atlantic Ocean, the Chesapeake Bay and countless rivers were in my back yard.  When I decided to leave the Northeast, I was sure I already knew what to expect.  Nothing, however, could have prepared me for the differences...

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