Today’s Readings: 10-1-2022

Today's readings pertain to how Ian is expected to change people and places. Insurers brace for hit from Florida's costliest storm since 1992. https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/insurers-brace-hit-floridas-costliest-120339135.html Tom Larsen, associate vice president, hazard & risk management, CoreLogic, says that "Hurricane Ian will forever change the real estate industry and city infrastructure. Insurers will go into bankruptcy, homeowners will … Continue reading Today’s Readings: 10-1-2022

Starting Afresh in a New City After a Setback

by Shirley Martin, Contributor After a low point in your life, you may be tempted to make a fresh start and move to a new location. But with so many possibilities, how can you narrow down your search and find the perfect spot to rebuild yourself and regain your confidence? Continue reading....Click on document below. … Continue reading Starting Afresh in a New City After a Setback

Your Post-Retirement Move: How to Quickly Adjust and Feel at Home

Authored by Shirley Martin, Contributor to this Blog If a post-retirement move is in your future, you may be understandably nervous. Moving to a new house can be an emotional event as well as a big adjustment. However, there are strategies you can use to make the process easier. Consider these tips to adjust quickly … Continue reading Your Post-Retirement Move: How to Quickly Adjust and Feel at Home

Signs that Sellers market is ending….

Contingencies are on the comeback. Multiple offers are not as common now. Things seem to be getting back to normal. I have the same feelings I had in 2006 about real estate prices. See this article: https://www.floridarealtors.org/news-media/news-articles/2022/07/contingencies-coming-back-market-shifting?utm_campaign=7-14-22+Florida+Realtors+News&utm_source=iPost&utm_medium=email Also see: https://www.yahoo.com/news/home-sales-plummet-sc-double-090000703.html

Easier for renters to get FHA mortgage

In July 2022, it becomes easier for renters who have on time rent payments to get an FHA mortgage. See article at https://www.floridarealtors.org/news-media/news-articles/2022/07/good-renters-may-qualify-mortgages-sunday?utm_campaign=7-11-22+Florida+Realtors+News&utm_medium=email&utm_source=iPost In addition, by September 2022, FHA may ignore job lost during COVID pandemic for people applying for mortgages. See article at https://www.floridarealtors.org/news-media/news-articles/2022/07/fha-will-ignore-covid-era-employment-lapse?utm_campaign=7-11-22+Florida+Realtors+News&utm_medium=email&utm_source=iPost