Category: Real Estate Trends

Real Estate Trends Revisiting Reverse Mortgages
2012 October Revisiting Reverse Mortgages

 Florida has the highest percentage of seniors in the United States; approaching  20 percent of the state's population is over 55, according to the latest U.S.  Census. And because of the large numbers of senior citizens residing here, The…

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Real Estate Trends Don't Get Caught Short
2012 July Don't Get Caught Short

Despite being surrounded by both salt and fresh water, many cities and towns in South Florida face ongoing water management issues. According to the South Florida Water Management District, more than 7.7 million people—plus the environm…

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Real Estate Trends Best Impessions
2012 March Best Impessions

As the old saying goes, you never get a second chance to make a first impression, and for homebuyers, that first impression is almost always the view from the street. No matter how deluxe the accommodations inside, if the property’s ext…

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Real Estate Trends Managing Properties in Tough Times
2012 January Managing Properties in Tough Times

The economy cratered—to use a term in popular parlance at that time—in September 2008, with the collapse of too-big-to-fail Lehman Brothers. While the measures undertaken by the federal government and the Federal Reserve averted complet…

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Real Estate Trends Aging in Place
2012 January Aging in Place

Citizens over the age of 65 comprise nearly 13 percent of the U.S. population—just under 40 million seniors. By 2030, it is estimated that 72 million Americans will be over the age of 65, nearly doubling those numbers. Where this volume …

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Real Estate Trends The Real Estate Outlook
2011 December The Real Estate Outlook

 As the economy sputters along and unemployment rates remain steady at more than  nine percent, there isn’t call for celebration. Whereas the real estate market was also lumped in with  these aforementioned Great Recession causalities, in …

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