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Looking for your dream house? Here’s help

Question: We have been having trouble finding our dream home. The few homes we have seen have been snatched up before we could even make up our mind, or the seller has shot us down. We want the perfect home for our family but don’t know what to do! — Amelia and Kelly Answer: We are in the middle of…

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Home Negotiating Tip – Listing Your Appliances as Part of the Deal

Moving large appliances like refrigerators and ranges is a pain in the neck, so many sellers prefer to leave their appliances and buy new ones for their new home. That’s fine, just don’t list them as “going with the house.” If you do, the appliances, just like the rest of your house, will be subject to inspection, and if one…


Mortgage Rates Fall Again This Week

McLEAN, Va. – June 28, 2018 – Mortgage rates declined over the past week and have now retreated in four of the past five weeks, according to Freddie Mac’s weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped to an average 4.55 percent compared to last week’s 4.57 percent. Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s chief economist, says mortgage rates have…


New condo and association laws go into effect July 1st

By Richard D. DeBoest July 2, 2018 – Question: We heard there were some new laws impacting condominium associations. Would you please give us a summary of the changes we need to know about? – B.T., Port St. Lucie Answer: Below is a summary of new laws as of July 1, 2018, applicable to condominiums:   1. Official records –…


YOUR #1 REALTOR CHOICE IN TRINITY, FLORIDA 34655

Buying or Selling Your Home? Debbie Dawson will expertly list your home to sell, or find you the home of your dreams. For the last two decades, she has balanced her real estate career, marketing expertise and love of community. Over the years, the real estate industry has brought her great satisfaction and professional success. Debbie is proud to be…


REAL ESTATE NEWS: Review 11 year cycle | Debbie Dawson with YourHomeTampaBay.com at RE/MAX

Evaluating Housing Market Since the Great Recession IRVINE, Calif. – March 1, 2018 – A new CoreLogic® report, “Evaluating the Housing Market Since the Great Recession,” reviews the 11-year economic cycle surrounding the last U.S. housing market downturn. It takes a look at the boom and bust years between 2006 and 2011 and the ensuing recovery, with data through December…


SOLD – Under Contract in 3 DAYS! Sunnybrook Condominiums in New Port Richey, Florida 34653 Has It All!

Live the Florida Lifestyle! Enter into this well maintained gated community and come home to your 2nd floor condo with a private view of the peaceful conservation from your screened in lanai. This lovely 2 Bedroom/2 Bath unit features a Split Bedroom Floor Plan. Kitchen with pass through bar overlooks the conservation area. Cathedral ceiling in Living Room, Plenty of…


It’s official: Lennar, CalAtlantic merge | Debbie Dawson, RE/MAX | YourHomeTampaBay.com

CatAtlantic Homes is Now Part of the Lennar Family of Companies Feb. 15, 2018 – Homebuilding giant Lennar Corp. announced that it completed a merger with former rival CalAtlantic Group Inc., creating the nation’s largest homebuilder based on revenues. Both companies’ stockholders this week overwhelmingly approved the actions making CalAtlantic a wholly owned subsidiary of Lennar. “This combination brought together…