November 14, 2023 By Jim Turner and Ryan Dailey Gov. Ron DeSantis signed bills passed during the recent special session, including up to $10K for owners to harden homes and more aid for Hurricane Idalia victims. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – On Monday, Gov. Ron DeSantis signed four bills passed during a special legislative session last
August 24, 2023 By Kerry Smith Two companies under the Orion180 name were approved this week in another hopeful sign that legislative changes may be having a positive Fla. market impact. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation (OIR) approved two more private insurance companies as property and casualty insurers in Florida:
People Want Less Expensive Homes – And Builders Are Responding In today’s housing market, there are two main affordability challenges impacting buyers: mortgage rates that are higher than they’ve been the past couple of years, and rising home prices caused by low inventory. To overcome those challenges, many people are working with their agents
News & Media August 16, 2023 By Kerry Smith “Livability” is subjective, but an exhaustive study attempted to rank states based on how happy they’ll make residents. Fla. was No. 6 – but No. 1 in some categories. ORLANDO, Fla. – Around 8.6% of Americans moved last year, a slight uptick from the year before.
Home Agents By the Experts at Pillar To Post Home Inspectors April 10, 2023 Reading Time: 2 mins read Spring is the perfect opportunity for homeowners to get their home in shape for the months ahead. Not only is a well-maintained home more enjoyable for your clients to live in, it’s an important way to
Plenty of homeowners have made mistakes when remodeling. It’s worth learning from those challenges to avoid making them yourself. Let’s take a close look at a handful of the most common bathroom remodeling mistakes as well as how you can avoid making them. Bad ventilation Having inadequate ventilation in the bathroom causes more than just
Summer Home-Selling Maintenance Checklist: 15 Expert Tips Published on March 16th, 2023 At HomeLight, our vision is a world where every real estate transaction is simple, certain, and satisfying. Therefore, we promote strict editorial integrity in each of our posts. Yikes… it was a rough winter, and maybe the spring-cleaning memo got lost in your inbox.
Preparing to Sell How Much Does It Cost to Sell a House? In this article: How much does it cost to sell a house? Breakdown of home-selling costs Costs associated with selling a house: Home preparations Home selling expenses: Vacating the home Common home seller concessions Typical closing costs for sellers Real estate fees: Loan
Buying a Home, Housing Market, Renting and Affordability The Pros and Cons of Renting vs. Buying a House Not sure if you should buy a home in this market? These 12 pros and cons can help you decide. • Mar 16 2023 You’re ready to look for a new home, but you’re not sure if
Latitude Margaritaville Watersound helps builder gain national ranking Nathan Cobb Panama City News Herald USA TODAY NETWORK PANAMA CITY BEACH − Thanks to a Latitude Margaritaville Watersound, a developer was ranked as being among the best builders in the U.S. According to a press release from Minto Communities USA, the group was ranked 18th in