What is Keeping Millennials From Buying a Home?

It’s time that we stopped referring to Millennials as kids. The oldest members of the cohort are now in their mid-30s, and by large the only ones who are still in school are now postgrad. Yet again the press is bemoaning the fact that this generation has put off getting into the homeowning market far […]

Top Miami-Dade Schools: Get an A!

When buying a home, one of the most serious considerations for any family is what schools in the area are the best for their children. Taking a look around Miami-Dade, it’s hard not to be impressed with public school choices like Design and Architecture Senior High – the #20 high school in US News and […]

4 Reasons Why Miami Renters Are Not Buying Homes in Miami

Bluntly? You reap what you sow. The economy depends on young people entering the housing market as a young family, buying starter homes, freeing up another family to move into a bigger house. Right now homeownership is at a 50 year low, and student debt is at an all-time high, and though people may hesitate […]

Buyer Beware: 5 Things Sellers Try to Hide from Home Buyers

You’d be amazed at some of the things that sellers try to hide from buyers. Listening to a crowd of real estate agents gossiping over brunch is replete with tales to curl or straighten your hair. Some of the items can be less serious than others, such as claiming current-model year appliances in the kitchen […]

Buyer Beware: Does Your House Have a History?

You might not be aware of it, but you may be buying a house with a history. There are certain conditions that a seller is required to disclose before selling a house, and waving these disclosures is a very good way to get some very unpleasant surprises. Insurance companies have access to two databases that […]