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Building a House in Florida: What to Expect (and what you'll pay)

Building a House in Florida: What to Expect (and what you'll pay)

Posted on Aug 19, 2021

Florida’s housing market is hot, and the high cost of homes right now has a lot of people wondering: is it better to build? According to the Sun Sentinel, sales for newly constructed homes in South Florida have surged 113% this year compared to last. If you’re struggling to buy a home, is building ...
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Baby Boomers: Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Buy a Forever Home

Baby Boomers: Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Buy a Forever Home

Posted on Aug 12, 2021

The baby boomers have finally reached their golden years: with an age range of 57 to 75 years old, many of them are now retiring, traveling, and downsizing their homes; or are they? Although conventional wisdom indicates that baby boomers are eager to find their “forever home,” or what's also calle...
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Conshohocken, PA: Philadelphia Suburbs Neighborhood Guide

Conshohocken, PA: Philadelphia Suburbs Neighborhood Guide

Posted on Aug 09, 2021

For many people, Conshohocken is considered one of the best Philadelphia suburbs for commuting. It's close enough for a reasonable commute to Center City (or KOP), but far enough from the city for it to have a distinct vibe of its own. This area is popular amongst both young families who want dista...
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Buying a Home in Jacksonville, FL: 5 Things Buyers Should Know

Buying a Home in Jacksonville, FL: 5 Things Buyers Should Know

Posted on Aug 05, 2021

From beaches and walkable historic districts to a laid-back waterfront downtown area, Jacksonville has a lot to offer. The Jacksonville, FL real estate market is fairly competitive right now, so it pays to know what you’re getting yourself into. Every city and state presents unique challenges for b...
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  4 Up-and-Coming Neighborhoods in Tampa

4 Up-and-Coming Neighborhoods in Tampa

Posted on Aug 03, 2021

Thanks in part to the competitive housing market, homebuyers are especially conscious of viewing their home as an investment. High costs have been encouraging people to try and figure out what the next “hot” neighborhood will be - since the currently hot neighborhoods are often out of budget. The b...
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6 of the Best Philadelphia Suburbs for Commuting

6 of the Best Philadelphia Suburbs for Commuting

Posted on Jul 29, 2021

When people think of Philadelphia neighborhoods, areas like Rittenhouse, Fishtown, and Old City spring to mind. However, a large percentage of the city’s employees actually opt to live outside the city, rather than within it. According to the U.S. Census, around a quarter of a million people commute...
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Closing Costs in Florida: What Homebuyers Need to Know

Closing Costs in Florida: What Homebuyers Need to Know

Posted on Jul 28, 2021

Potential home buyers typically budget for their down payment, but people new to buying a home may forget about closing costs completely. They shouldn’t, though: closing costs represent a substantial amount of money - sometimes as much as the down payment. In Florida, you can expect closing costs ...
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