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    8 Popular Home Design Features for 2022

    By Jerilyn Walter | February 15, 2022

    8 Popular Home Design Features for 2022 There’s a lot to consider when selling your home, from the market and appraisals to where you’ll go next. Don’t forget, however, that design is also a key factor. It’s often one of the first things buyers notice when they walk into a home, and it’s also a... Read More

    A Return to ‘Normal’? The State of Real Estate in 2022

    By Jerilyn Walter | January 3, 2022

    A Return to ‘Normal’? The State of Real Estate in 2022 Last year was one for the real estate history books. The pandemic helped usher in a buying frenzy that caused home prices to soar nationwide by a record 19.9% between August 2020 and August 2021.1 However, there were signs in the fourth quarter that... Read More

    20 Unique Home Gifts for Every Person on Your List

    By Jerilyn Walter | December 1, 2021

    20 Unique Home Gifts for Every Person on Your List Every year, it seems the holidays sneak up on us—and every year, that brings with it the dreaded last-minute gift panic. Finding a present that hits all the right notes can be surprisingly stressful, even when it comes to people you’ve known for years. But... Read More

    New Build or Existing Home: Which is right for you?

    By Jerilyn Walter | November 15, 2021

    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 far less than the six months that is generally needed to strike a healthy balance between supply and demand. Read More

    Tips for Moving During a Pandemic

    By VUP Media | January 19, 2021

    Moving to a new home is an exciting experience. Don’t let COVID-19 discourage you from moving forward with your dream home. Instead, understand the risk factors and have a plan on how to stay safe during the moving process. Choose a Moving Company Hiring a moving company to assist with your move is common and,... Read More

    Jobless Claims Rose Sharply Last Week as More States Impose Stricter Business Restrictions

    By Ricky Estera | January 15, 2021

    More Americans filed a new unemployment claim last week. In fact, the number of unadjusted initial claims rose to 1.15 million, the highest level since the end of July. It is an increase of 231,335 from the prior week, as the re-closing of some businesses in some states is contributing to more layoffs. Indeed, as... Read More

    Home Prices – A Closer Look at Local Trends

    By Ricky Estera | January 15, 2021

    With only a couple of months of available inventory and homes selling in a median of three weeks, it’s no surprise that home prices are continuing to rise across the country. In fact, home prices have continuously risen for the last 9 years, since February 2012. The median existing-home price rose to $310,800 in November;... Read More

    Will There Be a Foreclosure Crisis?

    By VUP Media | January 5, 2021

    Predictions have been made about whether there will be a foreclosure crisis in 2021. Many people are concerned that, because of the financial distress 2020 brought, there will be a wave of foreclosures heading for us in this new year. However, for those who are comparing our current situation to The Great Recession in 2008,... Read More

    Your Home is Your Greatest Gift

    By VUP Media | December 4, 2020

    During a year that has resulted in quarantining and social distancing, we have spent an exorbitant amount of time in our homes. Despite the difficulties, as this year comes to a close, take a moment to consider the gifts that your home has – and continues to – provide you with. A Safe Haven One... Read More

    Holiday Open House Decorating Tips

    By VUP Media | December 1, 2020

    There is a common assumption that the real estate market slows down around the holidays, due to the colder weather and budgets strained by gift-giving. However, this doesn’t have to be the case – especially with how Florida’s real estate market has exploded over the past few months! This is the perfect time to capitalize... Read More