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I am Thinking about a Reverse Mortgage. What Should I know.

Mon, Aug 15th 2022 10:08 am by David Shippey Winter Haven News

Reverse Mortgages are very attractive to many homeowners wanting to tap into the equity in their home as they retire. Be sure to research the program thoroughly before committing to a Reverse Mortgage. For more information, Read this Article.



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Mortgage Interest Rates for 30 year and 15 year mortgages 8.11.2022

Fri, Aug 12th 2022 11:34 am by David Shippey Mortgage Interest Rates

As of 8/11/2022:

30 year mortgages averaged 5.22%

15 year mortgages averaged 4.59%

For more information, view this article Mortgage Interest Rates.



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Zillow Decides to Partner with Opendoor

Thu, Aug 11th 2022 8:00 am by David Shippey Winter Haven News

Zillow has announced their partnership with Opendoor. Visitors will have the option of accessing Opendoor through Zillow's website as an option.

Zillow recently cancelled their own Buying Program for seller homes due to losses of $881,000,000 in 2021.

Opendoor was recently fined $62,000,000 for deceptive practices with their program.

What do you think about this business adventure?

For more details, read the Full Article Here.



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Mortgage Interest Rates for 30 year and 15 year mortgages 8.4.2022

Wed, Aug 10th 2022 8:00 am by David Shippey Mortgage Interest Rates

As of 8/4/2022:

30 year mortgages averaged 4.99%

15 year mortgages averaged 4.26%

For more information, view this article Mortgage Interest Rates.



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FTC Fines Opendoor for Misleading and Deceptive Information

Tue, Aug 9th 2022 12:50 pm by David Shippey Winter Haven News

The Federal Trade Commission fined Opendoor for misleading and deceptive information to sellers. Research found that most sellers that used Opendoor made much less than if they would have sold their home through a Realtor. Opendoor has been fined $62,000,000 and must change their advertising practices.

To read the full article, Click Here.



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Mortgage Interest Rates for 30 year and 15 year mortgages 7.28.2022

Fri, Jul 29th 2022 2:23 pm by David Shippey Mortgage Interest Rates

As of 7/28/2022:

30 year mortgages averaged 5.3%

15 year mortgages averaged 4.58%

For more information, view this article Mortgage Interest Rates.



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405 N Echo Dr, Lake Alfred, FL 33850 - Remodeled Home For Sale

Thu, Jul 28th 2022 7:00 am by David Shippey Lake Alfred Homes For Sale

Home for sale at Lancaster Shores in Lake Alfred. You will see this home has several upgrades and features that make it unique. Be sure to watch the virtual tour and 3D tour where you can walk through the rooms online. Call me for more information or to schedule your showing.

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405 Echo Drive
Lake Alfred, FL

MLS# P4922038 - Residential

Welcome to Lancaster Shores in Lake Alfred, Florida. This Home is located across the street from Lake Echo and is in walking distance to the Public Boat Ramp and Fishing Dock. This Home has been remodeled very nicely. You will enjoy the updated Kitchen which includes Stainless Steel Appliances, Granite Countertops, Backsplash, Wood Cabinets, Pantry...



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443 Cameo Dr, Lakeland, FL - Condo For Sale $199,900

Wed, Jul 27th 2022 8:35 am by David Shippey Lakeland Homes For Sale

This condominium is back on the market. No problem with the home. Ready for a New Owner. Check out the features below:

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443 Cameo Drive
Lakeland, FL

MLS# P4921478 - Residential

Welcome to Imperial Southgate Villas in Lakeland Florida. This Single-Story Condo features 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Carport, Living Room, Kitchen, Inside Laundry Room, Dining Room, Family Room, Screened Lanai, and a Courtyard. The home is being sold with the Furniture Included. The home has mostly Ceramic Tile Flooring. The Bedrooms have Laminate Flooring. No Carpet. The Laundry Room provides extra space along with a Utility Sink. The Washer and Dryer are included. This Section of the Villas is not age rest...



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Mortgage Interest Rates for 30 year and 15 year mortgages 7.21.2022

Fri, Jul 22nd 2022 10:01 am by David Shippey Mortgage Interest Rates

As of 7/21/2022:

30 year mortgages averaged 5.54%

15 year mortgages averaged 4.75%

For more information, view this article Mortgage Interest Rates.



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Imperial Southgate Villas For Sale - South Lakeland, Florida

Wed, Jun 29th 2022 8:18 am by David Shippey Lakeland Homes For Sale

If you are looking for a home in South Lakeland, consider Imperial Southgate Villas. This condominium community is located close to everything you may want. They offer a community pool, utilities, internet, lawn maintenance, etc. If you have questions, give me a call at 863-521-4517.

Check out this featured home from the community:

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443 Cameo Drive
Lakeland, FL

MLS# P4921478 - Residential

Welcome to Imperial Southgate Villas in Lakeland Florida. This Single-Story Condo features 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Carport, Living Room, Kitchen, Inside Laundry Room, Dining Room, Family Room, Screened Lanai, and a Courtyard. The home is being sold with the Furniture Included. The home has mostly...



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Mortgage Interest Rates for 30 year and 15 year mortgages 6.23.2022

Fri, Jun 24th 2022 2:59 pm by David Shippey Mortgage Interest Rates

As of 6/23/2022:

30 year mortgages averaged 5.81%

15 year mortgages averaged 4.92%

For more information, view this article Mortgage Interest Rates.



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Condo For Sale - 443 Cameo Dr, Lakeland FL - $199,900

Thu, Jun 23rd 2022 8:12 am by David Shippey Lakeland Homes For Sale

This condo is now available at Imperial Southgate Villas in Lakeland, Florida. This condo is close to everything in South Lakeland. Walking distance to Kelly Recreation Complex. Home features 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. This section of the community is not age restricted. Call for your showing!

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443 Cameo Drive
Lakeland, FL

MLS# P4921478 - Residential

Welcome to Imperial Southgate Villas in Lakeland Florida. This Single-Story Condo features 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Carport, Living Room, Kitchen, Inside Laundry Room, Dining Room, Family Room, Screened Lanai, and a Courtyard. The home is being sold with the Furniture Included. The home has mostly Ceramic Tile Flooring. The Bedrooms have...



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How do Reverse Mortgages work?

Wed, Jun 22nd 2022 8:00 am by David Shippey Winter Haven News

Reverse Mortgages have several points to consider. Is it a good solution for you? This link will give you some of the basics to consider with a Reverse Mortgage. It is recommended to investigate this option and others with your financial planner. For more information about Reverse Mortgages, Click Here.



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Mortgage Interest Rates Seem High, Lets Take a Look.

Tue, Jun 21st 2022 8:00 am by David Shippey Mortgage Interest Rates

With the recent increase in our mortgage interest rates, some buyers are alarmed. But, lets take a look over the years. Here are a few snapshots for you to consider:

1970s - Average 30-year fixed mortgage: 9.03%

1980s - Average 30-year fixed mortgage: 12.7%

1990s - Average 30-year fixed mortgage: 8.12%

2000s - Average 30-year fixed mortgage: 6.29%

2010s - Average 30-year fixed mortgage: 4.08%

As of 6/16/2022, the average interest rate is at 5.78% for a 30-year fixed mortgage.

For more information on interest rates and the causes, Click Here.



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Foxwood Lake Estates, Lakeland, Florida

Mon, Jun 20th 2022 8:56 am by David Shippey Lakeland Homes For Sale

Welcome to Foxwood Lake Estates located in Lakeland, Florida. This 55+ Gated Community has everything. The Very Large Clubhouse can accommodate all activities. The Clubhouse includes a Library, Billiards Room, Fitness Area, Dining Room Seating, and a Large Kitchen. The community also features a Beautiful Pool, Hot Tub, Pickleball, Shuffleboard, a Fishing Dock for catch and release, and Walking Trails.

For a complete list of homes available, contact me through my website at www.davidshippey.com.

Take a look at the featured home below.

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5026 Foxwood Boulevard
Lakeland, FL

MLS# P4921237 - Residential

Welcome to Foxwood Lake Estates located in Lakeland, Florida. This 55+ Gated C...



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Mortgage Interest Rates for 30 year and 15 year mortgages 6.16.2022

Fri, Jun 17th 2022 8:57 am by David Shippey Mortgage Interest Rates

As of 6/16/2022:

30 year mortgages averaged 5.78%

15 year mortgages averaged 4.81%

For more information, view this article Mortgage Interest Rates.



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Smart Appliances for your Home are Here

Wed, Jun 15th 2022 9:56 am by David Shippey Winter Haven News

What do you think about the Smart Appliances available today?

There are refrigerators that can tell you when the doors have been left open, keep track when product is expiring, and cameras to let you see if you need to reorder something while at the grocery.

Dishwashers can notify repair technician's when a repair is needed.

Ovens can tell you they are still on after you have finished cooking and forgot to turn off the oven.

There are many other options available today. To read more, Click Here.



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Welcome to Foxwood Lake Estates in Lakeland Florida

Mon, Jun 13th 2022 8:36 am by David Shippey Lakeland Homes For Sale

Welcome to Foxwood Lake Estates located in Lakeland, Florida. This 55+ Gated Community has everything. The Very Large Clubhouse can accommodate all activities. The Clubhouse includes a Library, Billiards Room, Fitness Area, Dining Room Seating, and a Large Kitchen. The community also features a Beautiful Pool, Hot Tub, Pickleball, Shuffleboard, a Fishing Dock for catch and release, and Walking Trails.

This home is available now. Call me with any questions or to schedule your showing.

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5026 Foxwood Boulevard
Lakeland, FL

MLS# P4921237 - Residential

 The home features 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, and a Florida Room with Wet Bar. Kitchen features a Break...



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Mortgage Interest Rates for 30 year and 15 year mortgages 6.9.2022

Sat, Jun 11th 2022 6:43 am by David Shippey Mortgage Interest Rates

As of 6/9/2022:

30 year mortgages averaged 5.23%

15 year mortgages averaged 4.38%

For more information, view this article Mortgage Interest Rates.



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Home For Sale - 5026 Foxwood Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33810 - $179,900

Mon, Jun 6th 2022 8:00 am by David Shippey Lakeland Homes For Sale

Welcome to Foxwood Lake Estates. This 55+ community offers many amenities and activities. Be sure to take a look at the pictures, virtual tour, and the website for the community. Call for your showing today.

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5026 Foxwood Boulevard
Lakeland, FL

MLS# P4921237 - Residential

Welcome to Foxwood Lake Estates located in Lakeland, Florida. This 55+ Gated Community has everything. The Very Large Clubhouse can accommodate all activities. The Clubhouse includes a Library, Billiards Room, Fitness Area, Dining Room Seating, and a Large Kitchen. The community also features a Beautiful Pool, Hot Tub, Pickleball, Shuffleboard, a Fishing Dock for catch and release, and Walking Trails. The home ...



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