May 2024 Real Estate News

May 2024 Real Estate News

Get the Expert Advice of a Realtor® Who's Also an Appraiser "Helping people make knowledgeable Real Estate decisions."​Southwest Florida Real Estate Market Update​ The average mortgage rate fell to 6.94% from 7.02% last week, mortgage buyer Freddie Mac reported on May 23, 2024. A year ago, the rate averaged 6.57%. Borrowing costs on 15-year fixed-rate mortgages, popular with homeowners refinancing their home loans, also declined, trimming the average rate to 6.24% from 6.28% last week. A year...

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April 2024 Real Estate News

April 2024 Real Estate News

Get the Expert Advice of a Realtor® Who's Also an Appraiser "Helping people make knowledgeable Real Estate decisions."​Southwest Florida Real Estate Market Update​ We are in a Buyer’s market as inventory continues to build and homes take longer to sell. Closed sales of single-family homes in Lee County totaled 1,439 in March, up 3.3% year-over-year, according to new data from Florida Realtors. Condo-townhouse sales totaled 534, down 18.1% over March 2023. Single Family Home Listings were up...

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March 2024 Real Estate News

March 2024 Real Estate News

​Southwest Florida Real Estate Market Update​ The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 6.87% as of March 21, according to the Primary Mortgage Market Survey published by Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC). Last week, the mortgage rate averaged 6.74%; one year ago at this time, it was at 6.42%. Interest rate outlook - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is forecasting home loan financing costs to improve, with interest rates expected to reach 6.1% by the end of 2024. February’s data shows Lee...

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February 2024 Real Estate News

February 2024 Real Estate News

​Southwest Florida Real Estate Market Update​ Interest rate outlook - The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) is forecasting home loan financing costs to improve, with interest rates expected to reach 6.1% by the end of 2024. January’s statistics show Lee County's housing market had year-over-year decreases in the number of Single Family Home sales by 8.6% and a decrease in the number of Condo & Townhouses by 2.7%. Single Family Home Listings were up 82.2% in January with 6,930 active...

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January 2024 Real Estate News

January 2024 Real Estate News

Attention 2023 Florida Home Buyers! Homestead Exemption: For those of you that purchased a home in 2023, you may be eligible for the Homestead Tax Exemption. $50,000 could come off of the assessed or taxable value of your home (and enjoy a 3% cap rate vs 10% on increases). To be eligible for the Homestead Exemption, you MUST own and occupy your home as your primary residence. The deadline to timely file for the Homestead Exemption is March 1, 2024. To apply for Homestead Tax Exemption and find...

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December 2023 Real Estate News

December 2023 Real Estate News

May the new year fill your home with joy, your heart with love, and your life with laughter. Wishing You and Your Family a Happy & Blessed 2024! ​Southwest Florida Real Estate Market Update​ As of December 21, 2023, home loan financing costs eased again, pulling the average long-term U.S. mortgage rate down to a six-month low. The average rate on a 30-year mortgage dropped to 6.67% from 6.95% the previous week, according to mortgage buyer Freddie Mac. A year ago, the rate averaged 6.27%....

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Below is a list of some of my affiliations and credentials.

  • Member National Association of Realtors®
  • Member Florida Association of Realtors®
  • Member Royal Palm Coast Realtor® Association
  • State-Licensed Real Estate Sales Associate
  • State-Certified Residential Real Estate Appraiser
  • Certified International Property Specialist
  • Century 21 Fine Home & Estates Specialist
  • Century 21 Global Real Estate Network
  • Century 21 Quality Service Pinnacle Award
  • Century 21 Masters Emerald Award
  • Century 21 Masters Ruby Award
  • Member Palmetto Pine Golf & Country Club
  • Member Southwest Cape Coral Neighborhood Association
  • Member Professional Business Resources Network - Southwest Florida

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