Warm and Cozy | Our Favorite Homes with Fireplaces

Warm and Cozy | Our Favorite Homes with Fireplaces

A legend in American architecture, Frank Lloyd Wright once wrote “The fireplace? The heart of the home itself.” According to a report by the National Association of Home Builders, 60% of new homes have at least one fireplace, compared with the 36% of homes built in...
Florida Hometown Heroes Makes Homeownership Dreams Reality

Florida Hometown Heroes Makes Homeownership Dreams Reality

From the rising cost of flood insurance to increases in mortgage fees, homeownership today costs more than it did in years past. For many, owning a home may feel like an impossible goal. The state of Florida recognizes that rising home prices and other increasing...
What Does Due Diligence Mean for a Homebuyer?

What Does Due Diligence Mean for a Homebuyer?

As Merriam-Webster explains, the term ‘due diligence’ has been in circulation since at least the middle ages, and has eventually come to refer to “the care that a reasonable person takes to avoid harm to other persons or their property.” In real estate transactions,...
How Will New Mortgage Rules Affect Florida Homebuyers?

How Will New Mortgage Rules Affect Florida Homebuyers?

Recent changes in mortgage fees for conventional loans have many potential homebuyers worried that their mortgage rates could climb even higher. While increases may be experienced by some buyers, this does not hold true for every individual. In fact, many buyers will...