Answers To Mortgage Questions You'll Have When Buying A Home
We maintain relationships with several prominent mortgage lenders and reach out to them from time to time to curate the latest concerns into a ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 1, 2019
The Fed, Mortgage Interest Rates And Home Affordability
Last week, the Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate a quarter-point and made it clear that future rate increases would be coming in ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on December 27, 2018
Is It A Good Time To Buy A House In Tallahassee?
Changes in the housing market have created conditions that most people who are thinking about buying and selling a home today have not ever ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on June 13, 2018
5 Reasons to Check Out the 2018 Tallahassee Parade of Homes
Like ‘noles football, Springtime Tallahassee and Bradley’s Country Store, the Builders Association Parade of Homes is a Tallahassee ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on May 11, 2018
Discover How The Past Ten Years Has Created A New Normal In Real Estate
Since most families in Tallahassee move about every seven to ten years, their viewpoint of a normal housing market is often clouded by foggy memories ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on May 10, 2018
How To Buy And Flip A House In A Seller's Market
If you want to buy and flip a house in a sellers' market, it's imperative that you have your act together.
The market is so hot right now that you ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on April 9, 2018
How The $250K Home Has Changed In Tallahassee
The segment of buyers looking for a home around $250,000 is as large as it has even been in Tallahassee, so I thought it might be interesting to ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on March 30, 2018
Homes For Sale In Gated Communities
Tallahassee has far more gated communities than most people realize, and you might be surprised to learn that prices range across every price point....
Posted by Joe Manausa on March 23, 2018
5 Great New Tallahassee Listings For Spring Break 2018
While other buyers are taking this week off (to goof off), you can take advantage of their tardiness to jump on some great deals in the Tallahassee ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on March 19, 2018
How To Capitalize Technology In Your Search For A New Home
Gone are the days of flipping through the newspaper and magazines when searching for a home to buy, but today's prudent buyer should know that simply ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 12, 2018
VETERANS WARNING: The VA Appraiser Has Issued TIDEWATER For Your Home
Whether you are buying or selling a home in Tallahassee, you might end up in a situation where the appraiser has issued "TIDEWATER." While this has ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 8, 2018
Who Determines The Market Value Of The Home You Want To Buy?
I was recently asked a question about who is primarily responsible for determining the market value of the home you want to buy.
I believe this ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 6, 2018
Newest Listings In Tallahassee Are Smaller & Pricier
We have compiled our monthly report on new listings of homes for sale in Tallahassee, and again we have a lot of important trends to report.
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 5, 2018
Do Tallahassee Homes Need Fireplaces For Resale Purposes?
Tallahassee is having its coldest winter in recent memory, and we're starting to get some questions about the impact of fireplaces on the long-term ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 30, 2018
How Long Does It Take A Real Estate Contract To Close?
If you are preparing to move your family in the near future, we have some measured timeframes that you can use in order to have it go as smooth as ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 23, 2018
How HGTV Is Like Meth For Homebuyers
Yesterday, Preston Scott asked me how much HGTV has impacted the real estate market.
Well, believe it or not, it has had a huge impact on ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 18, 2018
What Does The Ideal Move-Up Market Look Like In Real Estate?
Most people getting ready to buy a home and sell a home in Tallahassee are internally focused and rarely form an opinion about the segments of the ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 17, 2018
How To Build A Rental Property Portfolio In Tallahassee
We get a lot of questions from investors asking how to buy a rental property or even how to build a portfolio of rental properties, so I thought I ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 11, 2018