Today we wanted to take a minute to introduce ourselves and our business. We’re unique in that we work exclusively with buyers. We think they deserve equal attention in the real estate transaction process. Allow us to take a moment to introduce ourselves!As the owners of For Buyers Only Realty, we wanted to give… [Read More]
The Fairy Tale… Once Upon a Time When I was a young boy, one of my favorite stories was the one about the big bad wolf and the three little pigs in which “Big Bad Wolf” tries to destroy the pigs’ homes so he could have a nice meal. The wolf easily blew down the… [Read More]
Homes prices in St. Johns County rising as building accelerates The price of a home in St. Johns County is growing at a rate that threatens to eliminate a large swath of potential buyers, yet the permitting of new homes continued at a record pace last month. According to a report from the St. Johns… [Read More]
The Windward Model is not unlike other homes built by Emerald Homes. With solid construction and attention to detail, this 3 Bedroom, 3.5 Bathroom, 3 Car Garage Home, complete with an elevator will amaze you. But what will really grab your attention, is the outstanding water views!
Home Prices Up 10.4% In Florida! Home prices up over 10% in Florida. And we are seeing it here in our county. It seems everyone wants to move to St Augustine, Nocatee, and St Johns for our quality of life and best school system in the state of Florida! Some Highlights: The Federal Housing Finance… [Read More]
Some Highlights: Interest rates are still below historic numbers. 88% of property managers raised their rent in the last 12 months! The credit score requirements for mortgage approval continue to fall.
If you are debating purchasing a home right now, you are probably getting a lot of advice. Though your friends and family will have your best interests at heart, they may not be fully aware of your needs and what is currently happening in the real estate market. Ask yourself the following 3 questions to… [Read More]
In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for… [Read More]
As home values continue to rise, some are questioning whether we are approaching another housing bubble. Zillow just reported that: “National home values have surpassed the peak hit during the housing bubble and are at their highest value in more than a decade.” Though that statement is correct, we must realize that just catching prices… [Read More]
We often discuss the difference in family wealth between homeowner households and renter households. Much of that difference is the result of the equity buildup that homeowners experience over the time that they own their home. In a report recently released by the nonpartisan Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), they reveal how valuable equity can… [Read More]