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All things real estate in Sarasota and Manatee Counties

What Does the Rest of the Year Hold for Home Prices?

Whether you’re a potential homebuyer, seller, or both, you…
August 11, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Is the Shifting Market a Challenge or an Opportunity for Homebuyers?

If you tried to buy a home during the pandemic, you know the…
August 10, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Selling Your House? Your Asking Price Matters More Now Than Ever

There’s no doubt about the fact that the housing market is…
August 9, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Housing Market Forecast for the Rest of 2022 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

The housing market is shifting away from the…
August 5, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Why It’s Still a Sellers’ Market

As there’s more and more talk about the real estate market…
August 4, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Buying a Home May Make More Financial Sense Than Renting One

If rising home prices leave you wondering if it makes more sense…
August 3, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

3 Graphs To Show This Isn’t a Housing Bubble

With all the headlines and buzz in the media, some consumers…
August 2, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Why Are People Moving Today?

Buying a home is a major life decision. That’s true whether…
August 1, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Three Reasons To Buy a Home in Today’s Shifting Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

The housing market is moving away from the…
July 29, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

A Real Estate Professional Helps You Separate Fact from Fiction

If you’re following the news, chances are you’ve seen or…
July 28, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Want To Buy a Home? Now May Be the Time.

There are more homes for sale today than at any time last year.…
July 27, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

A Window of Opportunity for Homebuyers

Mortgage rates are much higher today than they were at the beginning…
July 26, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Great News About Housing Inventory [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

Experts say the number of homes for sale is…
July 22, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Think Home Prices Are Going To Fall? Think Again

Over the last two years, the rate of home prices appreciated…
July 21, 2022/by Mark Boehmig
A view of the exterior of a house and a garden.

7 Best Home Improvement Projects for Summer

Moving out of your current home and settling into a new one is…
July 20, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Should You Buy a Home with Inflation This High?

While the Federal Reserve is working hard to bring down inflation,…
July 20, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Why Pre-Approval Is a Game Changer for Homebuyers

If you’re planning to buy a home this year, you might have…
July 19, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Wondering Where You’ll Move if You Sell Your House Today?

If you put a pause on your home search because you weren’t…
July 18, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Should I Rent or Should I Buy? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

It’s worth considering the many benefits…
July 15, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Housing Experts Say This Isn’t a Bubble

With so much talk about an economic slowdown, some people are…
July 14, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Should I Buy a Home Right Now?

If you’ve been thinking about buying a home, you likely have…
July 13, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Expert Housing Market Forecasts for the Second Half of the Year

The housing market is at a turning point, and if you’re thinking…
July 12, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

The Drop in Mortgage Rates Brings Good News for Homebuyers

Over the past few weeks, the average 30-year fixed mortgage…
July 11, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Why Growing Home Equity Is Great News if You Plan To Move [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

According to the latest data from CoreLogic,…
July 8, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

What Does an Economic Slowdown Mean for the Housing Market?

According to a recent survey, more and more Americans are concerned…
July 7, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

How Your Equity Can Grow over Time

It’s true that record levels of home price appreciation have…
July 6, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Is Homeownership Still the American Dream?

Defining the American dream is personal, and no one individual…
July 5, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Real Estate Consistently Voted Best Investment [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

Based on a recent Gallup poll, real estate…
July 1, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

If You’re Selling Your House This Summer, Hiring a Pro Is Critical

It can be tempting, especially with how hot the housing market…
June 30, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Homeownership Could Be in Reach with Down Payment Assistance Programs

A recent survey from Bankrate asks prospective buyers to identify…
June 29, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

A Key Opportunity for Homebuyers

There’s no denying the housing market has delivered a fair…
June 28, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Two Reasons Why Today’s Housing Market Isn’t a Bubble

You may be reading headlines and hearing talk about a potential…
June 27, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Why an Agent Is Essential When Pricing Your House [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

When it comes to pricing your house, there’s…
June 24, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Homeownership Is a Great Hedge Against the Impact of Rising Inflation

If you’re following along with the news today, you’ve heard…
June 23, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Things To Avoid After Applying for a Home Loan

Once you’ve applied for a mortgage to buy a home, there are…
June 22, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

The Average Homeowner Gained $64K in Equity over the Past Year

If you own a home, your net worth likely just got a big boost…
June 21, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Why Achieving the Dream of Homeownership Can Be More Difficult for Some Americans

Today we take time to honor and recognize the past and present…
June 20, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

More Listings Are Coming onto the Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

Worried you won’t be able to find your…
June 17, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Home Price Deceleration Doesn’t Mean Home Price Depreciation

Experts in the real estate industry use a number of terms when…
June 16, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

A Majority of Consumers Say It’s a Good Time To Sell Your House

If you’re a homeowner thinking about selling your house,…
June 15, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Is the Housing Market Correcting?

If you’re following the news, all of the headlines about…
June 14, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

More Americans Choose Real Estate as the Best Investment Than Ever Before

Americans’ opinion on the value of real estate as an investment…
June 13, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

The Top Reasons To Own Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

June is National Homeownership Month, and…
June 10, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Luxury Homes Are in High Demand

As people realize their needs are changing, some are turning…
June 9, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

What Are the Best Options for Today’s First-Time Homebuyers?

If you’re looking to buy your first home, you’re likely…
June 8, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

7 Things You Must Disclose When Selling Your Home.

It's tempting to pull the wool over buyers' eyes and hide information…
June 7, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Why the Growing Number of Homes for Sale Is Good for Your Move Up

Are you thinking about selling your current home? If so, the…
June 7, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Why You Need an Expert To Determine the Right Price for Your House

If your lifestyle has changed recently and you’re ready to…
June 6, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

History Proves Recession Doesn’t Equal a Housing Crisis [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

It’s important to understand history proves…
June 3, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

How Homeownership Impacts You

June is National Homeownership Month, and it’s the perfect…
June 2, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Why Home Loans Today Aren’t What They Were in the Past

In today’s housing market, many are beginning to wonder if…
June 1, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

What Does the Rest of the Year Hold for the Housing Market?

If you’re thinking of buying or selling a house, you’re…
May 31, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Remember and Honor Those Who Gave All

We remember and honor those who gave all.
May 30, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Bright Days Are Ahead When You Move Up This Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

Warmer weather and longer days mean summer…
May 27, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Why Summer Is a Great Time To Buy a Vacation Home

You may be someone who looks forward to summer each year because…
May 26, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Sellers Have an Opportunity with Today’s Home Prices

As mortgage rates started to rise this year, many homeowners…
May 25, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

How Buying or Selling a Home Benefits the Economy and Your Community

If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home, chances are…
May 25, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Sellers Have an Opportunity as Home Prices Re-Accelerate

As mortgage rates started to rise this year, many homeowners…
May 24, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Work With a Real Estate Professional if You Want the Best Advice

Because buying or selling a home is such a big decision in…
May 23, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Don’t Let Rising Inflation Delay Your Homeownership Plans [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

If recent headlines about rising inflation…
May 20, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

The One Thing Every Homeowner Needs To Know About a Recession

A recession does not equal a housing crisis. That’s the one…
May 19, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

How Homeownership Can Bring You Joy

If you’re trying to decide whether to rent or buy a home,…
May 18, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Pros and Cons of Owning a Vacation Home in Florida

Owning property in Florida is the dream for many people across…
May 17, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Why Rising Mortgage Rates Push Buyers off the Fence

If you’re thinking about buying a home, you’ve probably…
May 17, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

If You’re a Homeowner, You Have Incredible Leverage When You Sell Today

In today’s housing market, homeowners have a great opportunity…
May 16, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Should You Update Your House Before Selling? Ask a Real Estate Professional. [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

If you’re deciding whether you should make…
May 13, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

What You Actually Need To Know About the Number of Foreclosures in Today’s Housing Market

While you may have seen recent stories about the volume of…
May 12, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Are There More Homes Coming to the Market?

According to a recent survey from the National Association…
May 11, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

How Today’s Mortgage Rates Impact Your Home Purchase

If you’re planning to buy a home, it’s critical to understand…
May 10, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Will Home Prices Fall This Year? Here’s What Experts Say.

Many people are wondering: will home prices fall this year? Whether…
May 10, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Three Tips for First-Time Homebuyers

Buying your first home is a major decision and an exciting…
May 5, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Your House Could Be Closer to List-Ready Than You Think

One of the biggest concerns for a homeowner looking to sell…
May 4, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Things That Could Help You Win a Bidding War on a Home

With a limited number of homes for sale today and so many buyers…
May 3, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Today’s Home Price Appreciation Is Great News for Existing Homeowners

If you’re planning to sell your home this season, rising…
May 2, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Give Your Curb Appeal a Boost Before You Sell [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

If you’re thinking about selling your house…
April 29, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

What You Need To Know About Selling in a Sellers’ Market

Even if you haven’t been following real estate news, you’ve…
April 28, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

The Dream of Homeownership Is Worth the Effort

If you’re in the market to buy a home this season, stick…
April 27, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

How Homeownership Can Help Shield You from Inflation

If you’re following along with the news today, you’ve likely…
April 26, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Is It Enough To Offer Asking Price in Today’s Housing Market?

If you’re planning to buy a home this season, you’re probably…
April 25, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Myths About Today’s Housing Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

If you’re planning to buy or sell a home…
April 22, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Why This Housing Market Is Not a Bubble Ready To Pop

Homeownership has become a major element in achieving the American…
April 21, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

How To Approach Rising Mortgage Rates as a Buyer

In the last few weeks, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate…
April 20, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Why Pre-Approval Is an Important Step for Today’s Homebuyers

Being intentional and competitive are musts when buying a home…
April 19, 2022/by Mark Boehmig
A Florida Home

Home Inspection Checklist for Buyers in Florida

If you're looking to buy a home in Florida, you're in luck.…
April 18, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Is It Time To Buy a Smaller Home?

Life events can have a major impact on what you need from your…
April 18, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

What Is Multigenerational Housing? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

If you have additional loved ones coming…
April 15, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

On the Fence of Whether or Not To Move This Spring? Consider This.

If you’re thinking of selling your house, it may be because…
April 14, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Where Are Mortgage Rates Headed?

There’s never been a truer statement regarding forecasting…
April 13, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Why a Real Estate Professional Is Key When Selling Your House

With today’s real estate market moving as fast as it is,…
April 12, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Using Your Tax Refund To Achieve Your Homeownership Goals This Year

If you’re buying or selling a home this year, you’re likely…
April 11, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Do You Know How Much Equity You Have in Your Home? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

If you’re a homeowner, your net worth has…
April 8, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

The Future of Home Price Appreciation and What It Means for You

Many consumers are wondering what will happen with home values…
April 7, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Remote Work Trends Mean Flexibility for First-Time Homebuyers

Today’s low inventory can be challenging for homebuyers,…
April 6, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

What You Need To Budget for When Buying a Home

When it comes to buying a home, it can feel a bit intimidating…
April 5, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Balancing Your Wants and Needs as a Homebuyer Today

Since the number of homes for sale is low today, it can feel…
April 4, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

It’s Still a Sellers’ Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

Due to low supply and high demand, today…
April 1, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

There Are Several Great Reasons To Consider Buying a Condo Today

If you’re a first-time buyer looking to break into the housing…
March 31, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

What’s Happening with Mortgage Rates, and Where Will They Go from Here?

Based on the Primary Mortgage Market Survey from Freddie Mac,…
March 30, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

The Best Week To List Your House Is Just Around the Corner

Are you thinking about selling your house? If so, you may want…
March 29, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

A Key To Building Wealth Is Homeownership

The link between financial security and homeownership is especially…
March 28, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

How an Energy Efficient Home Can Be a Bright Idea [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

With inflation driving up the cost of everyday…
March 25, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

What You Can Expect from the Spring Housing Market

As the spring housing market kicks off, you likely want to…
March 24, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

What You Need To Know if You’re Thinking About Building a Home

If you’re ready to move up, you may be trying to decide whether…
March 23, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

The Many Benefits of Homeownership

The past two years have taught us the true value of homeownership,…
March 22, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

The Average Homeowner Gained More Than $55K in Equity over the Past Year

If you’re a current homeowner, you should know your net worth…
March 21, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Spring Cleaning Checklist for Sellers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

If you’re thinking about selling your house…
March 18, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Did Your Dream Home Just Come on the Market?

For the first time in a long time, the number of newly listed…
March 17, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

6 Staging Mistakes Every Seller Should Avoid

6 Staging Mistakes Every Seller Should Avoid


You know how…
March 16, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Are You Wondering if This Is the Year To Buy a Home?

Every year, many renters ask themselves the same question:…
March 16, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Don’t Get Caught Off Guard by Closing Costs

As a homebuyer, it’s important to plan and budget for the…
March 15, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

This Spring Presents Sellers with a Golden Opportunity

If you’re thinking of selling your house this year, timing…
March 14, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Key Terms for Homebuyers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

Knowing key housing terms and how they relate…
March 11, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

How To Navigate a Market Where Multiple Offers Is the New Normal

If you’re thinking of buying a home today, you already know…
March 10, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Key Factors That Impact Affordability Today

You can’t read an article about residential real estate without…
March 9, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

How Global Uncertainty Is Impacting Mortgage Rates

If you’re thinking about buying or selling a home, you’ll…
March 8, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Why It’s Critical To Price Your House Right

When you make a move, you want to sell your house for the highest…
March 7, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Supply and Demand in Today’s Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

Today’s housing market is the direct result…
March 4, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Are Home Prices Continuing To Rise?

Many analysts projected home price appreciation would slow…
March 3, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Down Payment Assistance Programs Can Help You Achieve Homeownership

For many homebuyers, the thought of saving for a down payment…
March 2, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

An Expert Advisor Will Give You the Best Advice in Today’s Market

Having an experienced guide coaching you through the process…
March 1, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Millennials: Do You Need a Home with More Space?

If you’re a millennial, homebuying might be top of mind for…
February 28, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

The Difference Between Renting and Owning [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

If you’re deciding whether to rent or buy,…
February 25, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

The #1 Reason To Sell Your House Today

Almost every industry is currently struggling with supply chain…
February 24, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

How Supply and Demand Can Impact Your Buying and Selling Goals

In today’s housing market, there are far more buyers looking…
February 23, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

The Perks of Owning More Than One Home

Many things have changed over the past couple of years, and…
February 22, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Common Misconceptions about Home Selling

There are various assumed views that house buyers and sellers…
February 21, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Real Estate Voted the Best Investment Eight Years in a Row

In an annual Gallup poll, Americans chose real estate as the…
February 21, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

What’s Driving Today’s High Buyer Demand? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

There’s an influx of buyers looking for…
February 18, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

4 Simple Graphs Showing Why This Is Not a Housing Bubble

A recent survey revealed that many consumers believe there’s…
February 17, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

More People Are Planning To Buy a Home Soon

While some homeowners may be tempted to hold off until spring…
February 16, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

What Every Seller Needs To Know About Renovating This Year

If you’re planning to sell this year, you’re probably thinking…
February 15, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Are You Ready To Fall in Love with Homeownership?

Financial benefits are always a key aspect of homeownership,…
February 14, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

How To Win as a Buyer in a Sellers’ Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

Even in today’s sellers’ market, there…
February 11, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Want Top Dollar for Your House? Now’s the Time To List It.

When you’re selling any item, you usually want to sell it…
February 10, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

The Path To Homeownership Can Be Steeper for Some Americans

As we celebrate Black History Month, we honor and recognize…
February 9, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Don’t Let Student Loans Delay Your Homeownership Dreams

If you’re looking to buy a home, you may be wondering how…
February 8, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Consumers Agree: It’s a Good Time To Sell

In today’s sellers’ market, many homeowners are weighing…
February 7, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

How Remote Work Impacts Your Home Search [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

If your workplace is delaying its return…
February 4, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Millions of Americans Have Discovered the Benefits of Multigenerational Households

If your needs are changing, you may be thinking about sharing…
February 3, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

7 Tips to Choose the Best Moving Company

In 2019, Better Business Bureau received over 5,700 complaints…
January 24, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Why Pre-Approval Is Key for Homebuyers in 2022

You may have heard that it’s important to get pre-approved for…
January 24, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Americans Choose Real Estate as the Best Investment [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

According to a Gallup poll, real estate has…
January 21, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Buyers Want To Know: Why Is Housing Supply Still So Low?

One key question that’s top of mind for homebuyers this year…
January 20, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Achieving the Dream of Homeownership

Homeownership has long been considered the American Dream,…
January 17, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

When Is the Right Time To Sell [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

If you’re trying to decide when to list…
January 14, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

What’s Going To Happen with Home Prices This Year?

After almost two years of double-digit increases, many experts…
January 13, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

How To Hit Your Homebuying Goals This Year [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

If you’re looking to buy a home, you may…
January 7, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

There Won’t Be a Wave of Foreclosures in the Housing Market

When mortgage forbearance plans were first announced and the…
January 6, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Why Waiting To Sell Your House Could Cost You a Small Fortune

Many homeowners who plan to sell in 2022 may think the wise…
January 5, 2022/by Mark Boehmig

Here’s to a Wonderful 2022!

 
December 31, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Why Selling Your House with a Real Estate Professional Is Essential

Selling your house is no simple task. And when you sell on…
December 30, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Expert Insights on the 2022 Housing Market

As we move into 2022, both buyers and sellers are wondering,…
December 29, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Thank You for All of Your Support

 
December 24, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

When a House Becomes a Home

It’s clear that owning a home makes financial sense. But…
December 23, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

The Perks of Putting 20% Down on a Home

If you’re thinking of buying a home, you’re probably wondering…
December 22, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

2022 Housing Market Forecast [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

What does the coming year hold for the housing…
December 17, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Homebuyers Are Going on a Shopping Spree This Winter

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are over, which means some shoppers…
December 16, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Home Seller’s Check List

When you are ready to sell, follow these helpful tips:


December 15, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

What Everyone Wants To Know: Will Home Prices Decline in 2022?

If you’re thinking of buying a home in today’s housing…
December 15, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Struggling To Find a Home To Buy? New Construction May Be an Option.

There’s no question that the financial benefits of selling…
December 8, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Why It Just Became Much Easier To Buy a Home

Since the pandemic began, Americans have reevaluated the meaning…
December 7, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Win When You Sell (And When You Move)

If you’re trying to decide when to sell your house, there…
December 6, 2021/by Mark Boehmig
Selling in Lakewood Ranch

Selling Your Home in Lakewood Ranch?

Have you considered selling your house here in Lakewood Ranch,…
November 29, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Reasons To Hire a Real Estate Professional [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

Whether you’re buying or selling, there…
November 26, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Thank You for Your Support

 
November 25, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

How Smart Buyers Are Approaching Rising Mortgage Rates

Last week, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate from Freddie…
November 24, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Should I Update My House Before I Sell It? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

If you’re deciding whether you should make…
November 12, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

VA Loans: Helping Veterans Achieve Their Homeownership Dreams

The purpose of Veterans Affairs (VA) home loans is to provide…
November 11, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

What’s Happening with Home Prices?

Many people have questions about home prices right now. How…
November 10, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Sellers Checklist

Call or text for a no-obligation consultation 941-…
November 8, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

FEMA Flood 2.0

Hello!  If you currently own property or are considering purchasing…
October 29, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

The Mortgage Process Doesn’t Have To Be Scary [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

Applying for a mortgage is a big step towards…
October 29, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Does Your House Have What Buyers Want?

The rise in remote work is changing what many Americans want…
October 28, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Housing Challenge or Housing Opportunity? It Depends.

The biggest challenge in real estate today is the lack of available…
October 27, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

University Park Country Club

 
October 19, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Homebuyer Tips for Finding the One [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

The best advice carries across multiple areas…
October 15, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

What Do Past Years Tell Us About Today’s Real Estate Market?

As you follow the news, you’re likely seeing headlines discussing…
October 14, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

The Big Question: Should You Renovate or Move?

The last 18 months changed what many buyers are looking for…
October 13, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Reasons Renters Buy [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

When deciding whether you should rent or…
October 1, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

As Home Equity Rises, So Does Your Wealth

Homeownership is still a crucial part of the American dream.…
September 30, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Don’t Tackle Selling Your Home on Your Own – an Agent Can Help

If you’re looking to maximize your sale and minimize your…
September 29, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Have You Ever Seen a Housing Market Like This? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

Whether you’re buying or selling – today’s…
September 17, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Is the Number of Homes for Sale Finally Growing?

An important metric in today’s residential real estate market…
September 16, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer

In today’s sellers’ market, standing out as a buyer is…
September 15, 2021/by Mark Boehmig
Lake Club

Lake Club Market Update September 2021

With low inventory creating unusually high market demand, the…
September 10, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Your Agent Is Key When Pricing Your House [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

Pricing your house right takes market experience…
September 3, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

5 Reasons Today’s Housing Market Is Anything but Normal

There are many headlines out there that claim we’re reverting…
September 2, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

What You Can Do Right Now To Prepare for Homeownership

As rent prices continue to soar, many renters want to know…
September 1, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Options for First-Time Homebuyers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

With a housing market this competitive, sometimes…
August 20, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

More Young People Are Buying Homes

There’s a common misconception that younger generations aren’t…
August 19, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Real Estate: It’s Still a Lack of Supply, Not a Lack of Demand

One of the major questions real estate experts are asking today…
August 18, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

What Does Being in a Sellers’ Market Mean?

Whether or not you’ve been following the real estate industry…
August 17, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

A Look at Home Price Appreciation and What It Means for Sellers

When you hear the phrase home price appreciation, what does…
August 16, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Sellers Are in a Sweet Spot [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

In today’s sellers’ market, you’re…
August 13, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Waiting To Buy a Home Could Cost You [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

If you’re thinking of buying a home but…
July 30, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Home Sellers: There Is an Extra Way To Welcome Home Our Veterans

Some veterans are finding it difficult to obtain a home in…
July 29, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

4 Reasons Why the End of Forbearance Will Not Lead to a Wave of Foreclosures

With forbearance plans about to come to an end, many are concerned…
July 28, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Experts Agree: Options Are Improving for Buyers [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights


Buyers hoping for more homes to choose from…
July 16, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Diving Deep into Today’s Biggest Buyer Concerns

Last week, Fannie Mae released their Home Purchase Sentiment…
July 15, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Housing Supply Is Rising. What Does That Mean for You?

An important factor in today’s market is the number of homes…
July 14, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Happy Independence Day!

Wishing you a happy and safe Independence Day.
July 2, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Are We in a Housing Bubble? Experts Say No.

The question of whether the real estate market is a bubble…
July 1, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

What Do Experts See on the Horizon for the Second Half of the Year?

As we move into the latter half of the year, questions about…
June 30, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Pre-Approval Makes All the Difference When Buying a Home

You may have been told that it’s important to get pre-approved…
June 22, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

5 Things Homebuyers Need To Know When Making an Offer

When it comes to buying a house, you’re looking for the perfect…
June 21, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Owning a Home Has Distinct Financial Benefits Over Renting [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

When you rent, you build your landlord’s…
June 18, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Lakeshore at Main St, Lakewood Ranch FL

Lakeshore at Main St, Lakewood Ranch's newest Condo Development



Located…
June 7, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Top Reasons To Own Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

June is National Homeownership Month, and…
June 4, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Dreaming of a Bigger Home? Why Not Buy It This Year?

Are you clamoring for extra rooms or a more functional floorplan…
June 3, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

What’s Motivating People To Move Right Now?

This year, Americans are moving for a variety of reasons. The…
June 2, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Don’t Forget to Budget for Closing Costs

When buying a home, it’s important to have a budget and make…
May 17, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

When It Comes To Selling a House, Your Time Is Money [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights


Selling a house is no small task. If you…
May 14, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Your House Could Be the Oasis in an Inventory Desert

Homebuyers are flooding the housing market right now to take…
May 13, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

4 Big Incentives for Homeowners to Sell Now

The housing market keeps sailing along. The only headwind that…
May 4, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Americans Find the Nonfinancial Benefits of Homeownership Most Valuable

Homeownership is a foundational part of the American Dream.…
May 3, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Should I Buy Now or Wait? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

If you’re thinking that waiting a year…
April 30, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Is Home Price Appreciation Accelerating Again?

At the beginning of the year, industry forecasts called for…
April 29, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Patience Is the Key to Buying a Home This Year

The question many homebuyers are facing this year is, “Why…
April 28, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Why This Is a Great Year to Sell Your Vacation Home

As vaccines are administered and travel resumes, many of us…
April 15, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

93% of Americans Believe a Home Is a Better Investment Than Stocks

A recent Survey of Consumer Finances study released by the…
April 14, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Some Buyers Prefer Smaller Homes

Over the past year, we’ve had plenty of opportunities to…
April 13, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

4 Major Reasons Households in Forbearance Won’t Lose Their Homes to Foreclosure

There has been a lot of discussion as to what will happen once…
April 12, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

What Is the #1 Financial Benefit of Homeownership?

There are many financial and non-financial benefits of homeownership,…
March 16, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

How to Make a Winning Offer on a Home

Today’s homebuyers are faced with a strong sellers’ market,…
March 15, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

How to Be a Competitive Buyer in Today’s Housing Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

With so few houses for sale today, it’s…
March 12, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Will the Housing Market Bloom This Spring?

Spring is almost here, and many are wondering what it will…
March 11, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

6 Simple Graphs Proving This Is Nothing Like Last Time

Last March, many involved in the residential housing industry…
March 10, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

How Upset Should You Be about 3% Mortgage Rates?

Last Thursday, Freddie Mac announced that their 30-year fixed…
March 9, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

5 Reasons to Sell Your House This Spring

When selling a house, most homeowners hope for a quick and…
March 8, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

How to Prepare Your House for a Winning Sale This Spring [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

With so few homes available to buy today,…
March 5, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Is It a Good Time to Sell My House?

Last year, many homeowners thought twice about selling their…
March 4, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

How Smart Is It to Buy a Home Today?

Whether you’re buying your first home or selling your current…
March 3, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Home Prices: What Happened in 2020? What Will Happen This Year?

The real estate market was on fire during the second half of…
March 2, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

What Are the Benefits of a 20% Down Payment?

If you’re thinking of buying a home this year, you may be…
March 1, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

It’s a Sellers’ Market [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

Over the past year, homeowners have gained…
February 26, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Are There Going to Be More Homes to Buy This Year?

If you’re looking for a home to purchase right now and having…
February 25, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Where Have All the Houses Gone?

In today’s housing market, it seems harder than ever to find…
February 24, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

How Much Leverage Do Today’s House Sellers Have?

The housing market has been scorching hot over the last twelve…
February 24, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

The Reason Mortgage Rates Are Projected to Increase and What It Means for You

We’re currently experiencing historically low mortgage rates.…
February 23, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Home Mortgage Rates by Decade [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

Mortgage interest rates have dropped considerably…
February 19, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Will Low Mortgage Rates Continue through 2021?

With mortgage interest rates hitting record lows so many times…
February 18, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

3 Ways Home Equity Can Have a Major Impact on Your Life

There have been a lot of headlines reporting on how homeowner…
February 17, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Millennials: Is It Time to Buy a Bigger Home?

In today’s housing market, all eyes are on millennials. Not…
February 16, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

3 Ways You’ll Win When You Buy a Home This Year

There are so many great reasons to purchase a home, and over…
February 15, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Why It’s Easy to Fall in Love with Homeownership [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

Homeownership provides comfort, stability,…
February 12, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

47% of New Buyers Surprised by How Affordable Homes Are Today

Headlines matter. Right now, it’s hard to read about real…
February 11, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

The Luxury Market Is Attracting Buyers in 2021

As more people continue to identify their changing needs this…
February 10, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

3 Reasons We’re Definitely Not in a Housing Bubble

Home values appreciated by about ten percent in 2020, and they’re…
February 9, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

6 Foundational Benefits of Homeownership Today

Over the past year, our homes have become an integral part…
February 8, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Thinking about Building a New Home? Your Agent Is Critical. [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

A real estate professional is an expert who…
February 5, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Why Owning a Home Is a Powerful Financial Decision

In today’s housing market, there are clear financial benefits…
February 4, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Do I Really Need a 20% Down Payment to Buy a Home?

Is the idea of saving for a down payment holding you back from…
February 3, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Want to Build Wealth? Buy a Home This Year.

Every year, households across the country make the decision…
February 2, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Turn to an Expert for the Best Advice, Not Perfect Advice

As we approach the anniversary of the hardships we’ve faced…
February 1, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Is Right Now the Right Time to Sell? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights

If you’re on the fence about selling your…
January 29, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

What Record-Low Housing Inventory Means for You

The real estate market is expected to do very well in 2021,…
January 28, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

What Happens When Homeowners Leave Their Forbearance Plans?

According to the latest report from Black Knight, Inc., a well-respected…
January 27, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

What’s the Difference between an Appraisal and a Home Inspection?

If you’re planning to buy a home, an appraisal is an important…
January 26, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Why Moving May Be Just the Boost You Need

As we look back over the past year, we’ve certainly lived…
January 25, 2021/by Mark Boehmig

Thank You for All Your Support

December 28, 2020/by Ballen

Turning a House into a Happy Home

We talk a lot about why it makes financial sense to buy a…
December 28, 2020/by Ballen

Did You Outgrow Your Home in 2020?

It may seem hard to imagine that the home you’re in today…
December 28, 2020/by Ballen

The Difference a Year Makes for Homeownership

Over the past year, mortgage rates have fallen more than a…
December 22, 2020/by Ballen

Lakewood Ranch Florida New Home Buyers Guide 2022

Below is the digital guide for Lakewood Ranch Florida.  All…
October 15, 2020/by Mark Boehmig

Lakewood Ranch Florida | 13 Reasons that make us #1

Did you know that Lakewood Ranch is the number one selling community…
August 19, 2020/by Mark Boehmig
Epoch Sarasota

Epoch Sarasota

 

EPOCH is downtown Sarasota’s most exceptional new…
February 8, 2020/by Mark Boehmig
Moderne Interior Design

Moderne Interior Design, Joan Greenfield

Joan Greenfield from Moderne Interior Design.

Moderne Interior…
February 6, 2020/by Mark Boehmig
888 BOTA

Condo on the Bay 888 BOTA 2019 real estate review

Condo on the Bay in downtown Sarasota is a centrally located…
January 20, 2020/by Mark Boehmig
Vue Sarasota Bay

Vue Sarasota 2019 Real Estate Review

 

Vue Sarasota is an 18 Story high rise in Downtown…
January 11, 2020/by Mark Boehmig
Lyteworks

Shed a little light on it, Lyteworks

I love our community. Now I’m sharing my favorite…
November 28, 2019/by Mark Boehmig
Sarasota Public Art

Sarasota’s amazing public art

Sarasota's downtown art collection is growing.  With the installation…
November 23, 2019/by Mark Boehmig
Inkawasi

You could go to Peru, but Inkawasi is much closer

With owners Jimmy and Reina Arias hailing from Peru, Inkawasi…
November 17, 2019/by Mark Boehmig
Fine wines on Main

Fine Wines are available in Lakewood Ranch

The #1 distributor of Juggernaut wine in Florida, Fine Wine…
November 16, 2019/by Mark Boehmig
10 year Treasury yield

Interest rates and their effect on the Manatee and Sarasota housing market

It's hard to believe that almost 1 year ago I was talking about…
November 10, 2019/by Mark Boehmig
Music on Main Lakewood Ranch FL

Live a cool and relaxed life in Lakewood Ranch

Spread over Manatee and Sarasota Counties in Florida is a master-planned…
November 9, 2019/by Mark Boehmig
Multiple Offers

4 options when you get multiple offers on your property.

A multiple offer situation arises when a seller receives competing…
November 6, 2019/by Mark Boehmig

Sarasota Fl condos for sale: Reasons Why People are Buying their Second Home Here

A vast majority of individuals looking for a place to buy their…
November 6, 2019/by Mark Boehmig
The Quay Site Paln

The Quay, contributing to The New Sarasota

 

The Quay in Sarasota is underway.  Helping to…
November 1, 2019/by Mark Boehmig
Main St in Lakewood Ranch

Lakewood Ranch Homes for Sale on the rise in 2019

Lakewood Ranch is a master planned community spread over both…
October 28, 2019/by Mark Boehmig
Longboat Key Condo

Longboat Key Condos for Sale: Live life King Size

Located in Sarasota and Manatee Counties of Florida is the coastal…
October 24, 2019/by Mark Boehmig

The Bay, Sarasota’s new Bayfront Area

The Bay has raised $8m in funding for the first phase of…
October 16, 2019/by Mark Boehmig
Sarasota Parking Meter

Pay to Park in Sarasota? It’s here, but not as bad as you might think…

Pay to park is now in Sarasota, so I thought I'd try it out…
October 14, 2019/by Mark Boehmig

Will a rise in interest rates slow housing sales?

Interest rates are still relatively low compared to the last…
December 25, 2018/by Mark Boehmig

How to Spot Real Estate Wiring Scams: don’t get conned when buying a home!

The sheer amount of money changing hands when buying a home means…
November 27, 2018/by Mark Boehmig

How to handle water damage in your Florida home or condo

Drowning in Problems Because of Water Damage?

They say that…
November 27, 2018/by Mark Boehmig

4 Quick DIY Tips That Will Increase Your Home’s Value

Looking to sell your home in Bradenton but don’t want to pay…
November 27, 2018/by Mark Boehmig

DIY Tips That Instantly Add Value to Your Home(part 2)

Going DIY will make your home and your bank account worth more

Make…
November 27, 2018/by Mark Boehmig

How to Prepare for an Open House: 3 quick tips to make your home sell

Holding an open event where interested buyers from around the…
November 27, 2018/by Mark Boehmig

The Best Tips For Buying a Home in Florida (part 1!)

2016 has been an interesting year so far in real estate for Bradenton,…
November 27, 2018/by Mark Boehmig

Simple Home Buying Tips to Get You Started

Buying a home can be a scary process. It’s best to start with…
November 27, 2018/by Mark Boehmig

3 Reasons That NOW is a Great Time to Buy Real Estate

We all know how hard we work for our money, but there comes a…
November 27, 2018/by Mark Boehmig

3 Surprising Factors That Drastically Increase Home Value

When trying to sell your Bradenton home, there’s an awful lot…
November 27, 2018/by Mark Boehmig

What is Staging a Home and Why Does it Matter When Selling?

What is Staging a home and Why Does it Matter When Selling?

Selling…
November 27, 2018/by Mark Boehmig