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What Is an Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM) & What Are Its Benefits?

One of the most important elements of any mortgage is the interest rate. But not every mortgage interest rate stays the same throughout the loan's...

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What Is a Leasehold?

When you buy a house, you typically purchase the property and have full, comprehensive ownership over the home and the land it sits on. While this...

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How Long Does a Home Appraisal Take?

The real estate market involves hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars trading hands. With so much money on the line, both parties have to...

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End of Year South Florida Real Estate Market Report 2022: Buy Now or Wait Until 2023?

Since the pandemic shutdown 2 ½ years ago, the South Florida real estate market has experienced unprecedented demand that resulted in soaring home...

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Complete Guide To Applying for First-Time Homebuyer Tax Credit & What Effects Biden Has Made

Eligibility for buying a house in America is more challenging to get than ever, with rising interest rates and home prices across the board. 

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What Causes a Housing Market Crash?

The housing market is one of the most important in any economy. It's where average people put the majority of their wealth, and it's one of the most...

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2022-2023 Florida Housing Market Predictions

Predicting housing market shifts and movements is vital to knowing when to buy, when to sell, and when to hold on for dear life. Florida’s housing...

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2022-2023 South Florida Real Estate Forecast & Predictions

When looking at the U.S. housing market in Florida, there are various possible outcomes and a few gray areas as well. According to research done by...

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Home Equity Loan vs. Mortgage Loan: 5 Main Differences

Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned real estate investor, it’s important to understand the differences between two popular loan...

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How Does a Reverse Mortgage Work?

Homeowners with a lot of equity in their homes, senior homeowners, and others may require special loan instruments to pay for medical expenses, cover...

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How Long Is a Preapproval Good for?

Perhaps you’re ready to buy a home, but you’re intimidated by the competitive nature of the real estate market. You obviously want to take your time...

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