Luxury On The Rebound By Michael Saunders It’s no coincidence that our region’s highest residential sale in two years occurred at the same time that the Dow was closing-in on an all-time high, restoring virtually all of the $16 trillion dollars in personal wealth that was wiped out during the Great Recession. Also restored is [...]
Leave Emotions For The Movies – They Have No Place In A Home Closing By Anne L. Weintraub, Esquire Since the beginning of time, a man believed his home was his castle. Not much has changed in 2013-almost every Seller believes his home is his castle and almost ever Buyer questions whether that castle is [...]
Pride Of Home Ownership By Ricky Perrone For more than 32 years my family’s passion has been building high end custom homes in the Sarasota area. I’ve grown up learning what makes a home special, the aspects and features in a home that lead to pride of ownership and when the time comes, a quicker [...]
1031 Exchange The third in a three-part series By Jefferson Riddell, Esq After the real estate downturn, the number of 1031 exchanges decreased significantly. However, lately we’ve noticed an uptick in 1031 exchanges, perhaps a sign that the market is recovering or just an indication that investors are realizing it’s still one of the best [...]
1031 Exchange The second in a three-part series By Jefferson Riddell, Esq Although 1031 Exchange has been in the internal revenue code since 1921, the scope of its use in recent years is unprecedented. Originally an “out west” phenomenon, the use of 1031 Exchange has spread rapidly east in recent years.
When Is The Time To Refinance Your House? By Jessica Bennet Only you can decide if you are having problems in making payments on the mortgage that is financing your home. If you are having problems in making the payments, refinancing is an option. Other than that another item to consider in order to find [...]
Was It Something I Said? By Anne Weintraub, Esquire Let’s face it: deals die. We all go into the purchase and sale contract of a home with a goal of closing, not just to push paper and let it fall apart. Some deals rightfully die because they should. The cause may be property damage, undisclosed [...]