by The KCM Crew Some Highlights: The interest rate you secure for your mortgage greatly influences your monthly housing costs. In the 1980s, 30-year fixed mortgage rates averaged in the high 12s making the monthly principal and interest payment over $2,000. Interest rates are still at historic lows; this is a great time lock in … Continue reading Mortgage Rates by Decade Compared to Today
by The KCM Crew on September 19, 2016 When a homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price with the least amount of hassles. However, for the vast majority of sellers, the most important result is to actually get the home sold. In order to accomplish all three goals, a … Continue reading Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Using an Agent When Selling Your Home
by The KCM Crew on February 22, 2016 Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey. Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a nationwide panel of over one hundred economists, real estate experts and investment & market strategists about where … Continue reading Future Home Values: Where Do The Experts Think They Are Headed?
By: Michael Saunders | Last week we saw a set of statistics that adds an interesting perspective to Florida’s explosive new population growth. In 1910, New York had 43 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives while Florida had four. Today both states have 27 representatives in the House, with Florida having recently moved past … Continue reading No Snow. No State Income Tax. No Problem.
Some Highlights: Sales in December were 14.7% higher than those in November, marking the largest month-over-month increase ever recorded. Inventory levels are still below historic norms at 3.9-months supply. Median home price is up 7.6% from last year, marking the 46th consecutive month with year-over-year price gains.
Opportunity Knocks! This rarely available NW corner residence where unobstructed breathtaking views and glorious sunsets await you. This tastefully furnished condo offers 3 en-suite bedrooms with slightly over 3100 sq. ft. It is a perfect setting to enjoy entertaining your friends and family. The 800 sq. ft. wraparound terrace allows you to capture the sparkling … Continue reading My Sanctuary listing is now Pending!
Wow, where can you find so much value for such a great price. Marina Bay, with only 60 residences, is a well-kept secret nestled in a secluded part of Bay Isles on beautiful Longboat Key. This spacious three bedroom, two and one half bath condo lives like a single family residence with approximately 3197 sq. … Continue reading Just Sold for $1,025,000 in Marina Bay on Longboat Key!
Thinking of Buying? Selling? 5 Reasons You Need To Hire A Professional by The KCM Crew on January 18, 2016 Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite an adventurous journey. You need an experienced Real Estate Professional to lead you to your ultimate goal. In this world of instant gratification … Continue reading Thinking of Buying? Selling? 5 Reasons You Need To Hire A Professional
10 Most Popular Homes for Sale of 2015 in Sarasota & Beyond By: Kathryn Parks | December 30, 2015 | Share Tweet Email MichaelSaunders.com saw over 12.5 million views in 2015. We thought it would be interesting to find out which Manatee, Charlotte, and Sarasota homes for sale lead the pack in popularity. Nine out … Continue reading 10 Most Popular Homes for Sale of 2015 in Sarasota & Beyond
If you are debating listing your house for sale this year, here is the #1 reason not to wait! Buyer Demand Continues to Outpace the Supply of Homes For Sale The National Association of REALTORS’ (NAR) Chief Economist, Lawrence Yun recently commented on the inventory shortage: “While feedback from REALTORS® continues to suggest healthy levels … Continue reading Top Reason to List Your Home for Sale Now!