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Know Your Buying Power first

In Many local and national real estate markets, There are more home-buyers looking for their dream home then there are available homes for sale. When this happens, the market place is very competitive and buyers need to make sure they stand out to a potential seller. One way to show a seller you are a serious buyer is to get pre-approved for your loan upfront so a seller knows you are a qualified purchaser.

even in non-competitive markets, it makes good sense to know your buying power before searching homes to be sure your dream home is within your reach.

Freddie Mac points out the advantages of pre-approval in the "My Home" section on their website. "It's highly recommended that you work with your lender to get

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Five compelling reasons Selling your home or Condo this summer makes sense.

1. Strong Buyer Demand: The most current Buyer Traffic Index from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that buyer demand continues to be strong across the vast majority of the country. These home buyers are ready, willing, and able to step up and make a purchase. These buyers are in the market right now!

Very often, more than one buyer is competing for the same property. Take full advantage of the home buyer activity presently in the market.

2. Less Competition: Inventory for homes and condos is at or just under the 6-month supply needed for a normal real estate In other words, there are not enough homes and condos for sale to satisfy the demand from

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Yard care is a big consideration for many homeowners. Real grass is high maintenance, expensive to water and even more expensive to replace when it burns or damages as a result of bad weather or pests. As an alternative, artificial grass may be perfect for some homeowners. Below are some reasons for and against turf.

For: No Maintenance: Artificial grass does not need mowing, edging, sod replacement, seeding, or watering. Once you lay it down your done. You will need to vacuum from time to time.

Against: Initial Expense: Prices for turf can range from $8-14 dollars per square foot. You can find sales and deals, but, as the saying goes, "You get what you pay for!". The upside is you won't need to re-sod or re-seed it.

For: Long-term

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The numbers are in for the Broward County Real Estate Market Update for March 2019:

Single Family Homes

The number of closed sales for Single Family Homes in March 2019 for Broward County Florida was up by 17 sales (1.3%) with 38 less closed All CAsh sales (-12.6.1%) as compared to March 2018. The Median Sales Price was $7,000 higher (4.3%) and Median Days To Contract was 3 days shorter. The total inventory for homes for sale was higher with 452 more properties (5.4%). The total months supply was up slightly at 4.7 months which is below the six month threshold. most experts agree six months is the base line for a balanced real estate market. The 4.7 months indicates the single family market is still tilted towards sellers.

Condos & Townhouses

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Pet Friendly HOmes Sought by buyers

One of the many reasons for Owning your own home is the opportunity to bring your four-legged family member along with you. A recent study by NAR (National Association of Realtors) found that a love for our pets, has had a significant impact on the home buying and selling process.

In 2018, more than 72 billion was spent on pets in the United States. William E Brown, NAR's President elaborated on the connection between pet owners and their property search.

Mr. Brown suggested, "It is important to understand the unique needs and wants of animal owners when it comes to home-ownership. Realtors® understand that when someone buys a home, they are buying it with the needs of their whole family in mind; ask pet

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Bay Bay Colony Fort Lauderdale

Bay Colony is an exclusive gated luxury waterfront community located in northeast Fort Lauderdale. 24-hour roving armed security offers assure privacy concerns. Estate homes here offer residents deep water access to the ocean.

A look at closed sales shows in Bay Colony, shows there was only 1 closed sale in recorded in October.

Address Bed/Baths Year Built List Price Sold Price Sold Date Days On Market
 35 Compass Isle 5/5 (2).5 2009 $4,4850,000 $4,400,000 10/19/18 123

What's your Home Worth? See a quick online Fort Lauderdale Property Valuation. We're happy to provide you with a more personal analysis of your home as well.

Homes For Sale In Bay

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Lauderdale By The Sea Fort Lauderdale

Lauderdale By The Sea is a small, quaint beach community located just north of Fort Lauderdale, east of the Intracoastal Waterway and often referred to as the "shore diving capital of South Florida."

A market update during the month of October, shows that there were 3 Closed sales:

Address Bed/Baths Year Built List Price Sold Price Sold Date Days On Market
1936 SAILFISH PL 3/2 1960 $525,000 $500,000 10/05/18 8
270 MIRAMAR AVE 3/2 1957 $624,900 $600,000 10/16/18 3
232 CORSAIR AVE 4/3 1963 $850,000 $820,000 10/18/18 162

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Rio VIsta Fort Lauderdale

Rio Vista is one of Fort Lauderdale's oldest NEIGHBORHOODS that still reTains a vision of "Old Fort Lauderdale" with tree lined-streets and homes adorned with lush tropical landscaped yards.

A market update during the month of October, shows that there were 4 Closed sales including Lauderdale Harbors.

Address Bed/Baths Year Built List Price Sold Price Sold Date Days On Market
1241 CORDOVA Rd 3/3 1965 $650,000 $635,000 10/16/18 0
1209 se 11TH ct 3/3 1950 $799,000 $779,000 10/10/18 92
1216 se 11TH ct+ 4/2 (1) 1936 $1,399,000 $1,150,000 10/01/18 207
820 s rio vista Bl 4/2 (1) 1978 $1,375,000 $1,337,500
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