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- Housing Market Wealth Grows
Homeowners in Sarasota County saw the median sale price increase from $297,000 to $350,000 for single family homes in December. That was a year over year increase of 17.8%. Manatee County saw an increase from $335,000 to $357,900, a 6.8% increase. The limited inventory of homes for sale and surging demand by buyers driven by historically low mortgage rates is driving home prices to new highs. Please contact Ed Curry at 941-799-9440 if you are thinking of selling or purchasing a home.
- 5 Common Home Buying Mistakes
(1) Not getting a mortgage pre-approval. This is step one period. (2) Shopping for a home you cannot afford. Know you budget and don’t go over it. (3) Using a shady mortgage lender. Incompetent lenders will blow up your home purchase . (4) Submitting a lowball offer. Many home seller will not even respond. (5) Buying a big ticket item prior to closing. If you can’t eat it, don’t buy it. Please contact Ed Curry at 941-799-9440 if you are thinking of selling or purchasing a home.
- The Move is On!
Florida gained 241,256 new residents from July 2019 to July 2020 according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Florida was second in the nation in population growth behind only Texas. COVID-19 and higher home prices in other Northern urban areas may be partly responsible for the population growth according experts. Please contact Ed Curry at 941-799-9440 if you are thinking of selling or purchasing a home.
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