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How do Reverse Mortgages work?
Posted Wed, Jun 22nd 2022 8:00 am
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 th...

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Smart Appliances for your Home are Here
Posted Wed, Jun 15th 2022 9:56 am
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 ...

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Hometown Heroes Housing Starts 6.1.2022
Posted Tue, May 24th 2022 3:58 pm
Florida has approved the Hometown Heroes Housing Program. This program will provide 0% Interest Loans to be used toward down payment and closing costs up to 5% of the loan or $25,000. This progr...

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10 Florida Tax Holidays in 2022
Posted Mon, May 23rd 2022 10:20 am
On May 6th, Governor DeSantis passed a tax relief package with these 10 benefits: 1. A one-month Fuel Tax Holiday from October 1, through October 31, 2022, saving Floridians $200 million by lowe...

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Need Down Payment Assistance to Purchase Next Home?
Posted Thu, May 5th 2022 10:01 am
Down payment assistance is still available to home buyers needing help with the down payment on their next home. There are loan products available such as FHA, VA, and USDA. USDA and VA offer 100% ...

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Sun n Fun Aerospace Expo 2022
Posted Sat, Apr 9th 2022 11:37 am
If you haven't experienced Lakeland's Sun n Fun Fly In, then hurry. The Sun n Fun Expo started April 5, 2022 and runs through April 10, 2022.The Expo started back in 1974 and has grown over the yea...

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First Time Home Buyer Options in Florida
Posted Thu, Apr 7th 2022 9:53 am
First time home buyers still have some loan options available in Florida. The Florida Assist program offers $10,000 for down payment and closing costs. The Florida Homeownership Loan program offe...

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Why do I need to pay for Title Insurance when Selling my Home?
Posted Thu, Mar 10th 2022 8:46 am
Why do I need to pay for title insurance? Many believe if you pay for a title search, the title insurance is not really necessary. If everything works the way it should, that may be correct. The ti...

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What are the FHA Loan Limits in Polk County Florida?
Posted Tue, Mar 8th 2022 11:36 am
The 2022 FHA Loan Limits have increased in Polk County up to $420,680 for a single family home. This is an increase from 2021 which was $356,362. To see homes available in Polk County, Click Here....

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Rent Prices Increasing in U.S. 2022
Posted Mon, Feb 21st 2022 4:35 pm
Rent prices continue to increase across the United States. One of the reasons is due to a lack of supply. There are not enough homes or apartments for rent to meet the need. Some cities have increa...

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Zillow Offers Lost $881 Million in 2021
Posted Sun, Feb 20th 2022 8:45 am
Zillow Offers shutdown in 2021 after losing $881,000,000 on its home flipping business. Zillow still has about 8,600 homes still in their inventory. Click here to Read More. To view homes in Aubur...

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Waiting for Foreclosures due to the Pandemic? Wait no more.
Posted Thu, Feb 3rd 2022 8:24 am
In 2021, there was a year-to-year 29% drop in home foreclosures. In Central Florida, 2021 foreclosures dropped compared to 2019. Many thought one of the results of releasing the pandemic moratoriu...

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