Buying Your South Florida Home
Buying a house requires a lot of time and effort, but these 10 steps can help make the home buying process manageable and help you make the best decisions possible.
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Are you considering purchasing a new home? Are you thinking about selling your current home? Or, maybe you are just eager to refinance while interest rates are low?
Sell Your South Florida Home
If you're thinking about selling your house this year, now may be the time. The inventory of homes for sale is well below historic norms and buyer demand is skyrocketing.
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In today's real estate market, working with a knowledgeable Realtor is a must. Whether you are buying or selling a home, you need to hire a professional, experienced, and honest South Florida Realtor. Michael Peron will always provide top notch service to you! He delivers proven results across a variety of real estate transaction types for buyers and sellers. Michael specializes in representing many clients in the purchases and sales of first time home buyers, single family homes, luxury property, condos, townhouses, and multi-family dwellings throughout South Florida. He keeps current on all recent transactions in these areas, and is very knowledgeable about the local real estate scene.
Born and raised in South Florida, Michael Peron is Your trusted source for South Florida Real Estate. He knows South Florida, the local surroundings including schools, neighborhoods, and restaurants, making him an asset for clients interested in getting the most from moving into the area. He stay's current on all business related aspects of the real estate industry, all the while keeping a fresh outlook on the local real estate economy. He is a hard worker and dedicated team player that will make sure that his clients receive the best service possible.
While he is a veteran to the Real Estate community since 2003, he brings a seasoned approach & technical knowledge in all of his real estate endeavors. As a full-time, dedicated real estate professional Michael is willing to do everything and anything possible to ensure client satisfaction. "South Florida is my home. Let me help you find the home of your dreams! I love South Florida and I'm sure you will too!"
We previously reported how a shortage of inventory in the starter and trade-up home markets is driving prices up and causing bidding wars, creating a true seller’s market. At the same time, in the premium home market, an over-abundance of inventory has started to see prices come down and put buyers in the driver’s seat, […]
In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for […]
In Realtor.com’s recent article, “Home Buyers’ Top Mortgage Fears: Which One Scares You?” they mention that “46% of potential home buyers fear they won’t qualify for a mortgage to the point that they don’t even try.” Myth #1: “I Need a 20% Down Payment” Buyers overestimate the down payment funds needed to qualify for a […]
Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision.
Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (29.2%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (15.8%)…
We often discuss the difference in family wealth between homeowner households and renter households. Much of that difference is the result of the equity buildup that homeowners experience over the time that they own their home. In a report recently released by the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), they reveal how valuable equity can […]
Many real estate economists have called on new home builders to ramp up production to help relieve the shortage of inventory of homes for sale throughout the United States. The added inventory would no doubt aid buyers in their search to secure their dream home, while also helping to ease price increases throughout the country. […]
CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 91,000 properties regained equity in the first quarter of 2017. This is great news for the country, as 48.2 million of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity situation. Price Appreciation = Good News for Homeowners Frank Nothaft, CoreLogic’s Chief Economist, explains: “One million borrowers achieved positive equity over the last year, […]
The results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage in the 100 largest metro areas in the United States. The updated numbers actually show that the range is an average of 3.5% less expensive in San Jose (CA), all […]
- Whether you are selling your home, just purchased your first home, or are a homeowner planning to stay put for a while, there is value in knowing which home improvement projects will net you the most Return On Investment (ROI).
- While big projects like adding a bathroom or a complete kitchen remodel are popular ways to increase a home’s value, something as simple as updating landscaping and curb appeal can have a quick impact on a home’s value.
- For more information about top renovation projects that net you the most ROI, you can check out the complete list here.
As home values continue to rise, some are questioning whether we are approaching another housing bubble. Zillow just reported that: “National home values have surpassed the peak hit during the housing bubble and are at their highest value in more than a decade.” Though that statement is correct, we must realize that just catching prices […]
In a blog post published last Friday, CNN’s Diana Olnick reported on the latest results of the FAU Buy vs. Rent Index. The index examines that entire US housing market and then isolates 23 major markets for comparison. The researchers at FAU use a “‘horse race’ comparison between an individual that is buying a home […]
According to a recent report by Trulia, “buying is cheaper than renting in 100 of the largest metro areas by an average of 33.1%.” The report may have some people thinking about buying a home instead of signing another lease extension, but does that make sense from a financial perspective? Ralph McLaughlin, Trulia’s Chief Economist explains: “Owning a home is […]