No one likes to think about disasters. Severe weather, fire, theft—or even a seemingly small issue like a broken pipe—can wreak havoc on your home and result in thousands of dollars in damages. Fortunately, a good homeowners insurance policy can offer you peace of mind that you and your family will be financially protected if disaster strikes. Make sure you are covered enough.
How does a lower mortgage rate save you money? According to Trading Economics, the average new mortgage size in the United States is currently around $410,000.2 Let’s compare a 5.0% versus a 6.0% fixed-interest rate on that amount over a 30-year term.
No matter what’s going on in the housing market, the process of selling a home can be challenging. Some sellers have a hard time saying goodbye to a treasured family residence. Others want to skip ahead to the fun of decorating and settling into a new place. Almost all sellers want to make the mostContinue reading “7 Costly Mistakes Home Sellers Make (And How to Avoid Them)- Todd Mowry -Your Local Orlando Realtor”
The last two years caught many of us off guard—and not just because of the pandemic. They also ushered in the hottest housing market on record, with home prices rising nationally by nearly 19% in 2021, driven primarily by low mortgage rates and a major supply shortage.1 But while some had hoped 2022 would bringContinue reading “HIGHER RATES & SHORT SUPPLY: THE STATE OF REAL ESTATE IN 2022 – Todd Mowry Your Local Orlando Area Realtor”
I love how pet friendly our area is and others have taken notice…. The street.com a personal finance investing and retirement site ranks Orlando as the 3rd ranked dog friendliest major city in the U.S. What they did was compare the 100 most populated cities across 3 key dimensions: 1. Pet budget: Which includes costsContinue reading “Orlando Florida One of America’s Most Dog Friendly Cities by Todd Mowry Your Local Orlando Area Realtor”
Our nation is in the midst of a serious housing crunch. Last year, a lack of inventory and soaring prices left many would-be homebuyers feeling pinched. But now, with interest rates climbing, many of them are also feeling desperate to lock in a mortgage—which has only added fuel to the fire.
Fortunately, if you’re a buyer struggling to find a home, we have some good news. While it’s true that higher mortgage rates can decrease your purchasing budget, there are additional ways to compete in a hot market.
Stats for March 2022 Real Estate sales and other market info
What trends are looking like for this year 2022 in Real estate design
New Build or Existing Home: Which One Is Right for You? Homebuyers today are facing a huge dilemma. There simply aren’t enough homes for sale. Nationwide, there were 1.27 million active listings in September, down 13% from the previous year. According to the National Association of Realtors, that’s about 2.4 months of inventory, which is farContinue reading “Looking for a New Build? Read This First. -Todd Mowry Local Orlando Realtor”
According to the FBI, more than one million burglaries are committed in the United States each year, with victims suffering an estimated $3 billion in combined property losses.1 Fortunately, there are some proven tactics you can use to decrease your likelihood of a home invasion. Most burglars won’t go to extreme lengths to enter aContinue reading “Shut Down Home Intruders With These 7 Safety Strategies- From Todd Mowry Your Local Orlando Realtor”