Downsizing: Purging your belongings

THE GREAT PURGE It probably goes without saying that getting rid of sentimental items can be emotionally difficult for you. As a real estate agent, I try to keep my clients on track with their plans to downsize because by the time they get the phone ... Read more

Why your home hasn't sold.

When you first put your house on the market, you might be hopeful for a quick sale—especially if you've put a lot of money into improving the house over the years and if the neighborhood is one that has historically attracted a lot of buyers. Wh... Read more

Making an offer

Making an Offer: 5 Mistakes to Avoid In competitive housing markets across the country, making an offer that sticks has become increasingly difficult. Ensure your client doesn’t make the process even tougher by succumbing to one of these com... Read more

Wanting to Build a New Home? We Can Help!

If you are looking to purchase a new home, remember, the people you talk to in the models work for the builder and not for you. Talk to us before you visit the model centers. We work for you and can facilitate your purchase from beginning to end.... Read more

Existing Home Sales on the Rise

FYI: Existing-home sales, including condo, rose 1.4 percent to 5.62 million in the first quarter, according to the report—the highest since the first quarter of 2007. Existing homes available for sale were down 6.6 percent to 1.83 million at the end... Read more

Shopping for a new home.

Shopping for a new home can be one of the most exciting times of your life. But after the excitement of finding that perfect space, making an offer and closing, you have to face the harsh task of packing up all your belongings and moving. Whether you'... Read more

The Time is Right to Sell Your Home

Existing-home sales leaped to their highest pace in 10-plus years in March, reaching a robust level of activity not seen since February 2007, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) reports. Existing-home sales totaled 5.71 million last month, a ... Read more

New Construction

FYI: Florida gained the most jobs for new construction from December to January (10,700 jobs) and was also the year-over-year winner with a boost of 34,600 jobs.... Read more

Mortgage rates

Mortgage rates again averaged higher this week in wait of the Federal Reserve's decision on the key interest rate, with the 30-year fixed mortgage rate rising nine points to 4.30 percent, according to Freddie Mac's recently released Primary Mortga... Read more

Home buying and animals

99 percent of pet owners said they consider their animal part of the family, and 89 percent of those surveyed said they would not give up their animal because of housing restrictions or limitations. In fact, 12 percent of pet owners have actually moved in... Read more
Cindy Arnold & Trudy Province, Realtors
Sun City Center, FL 33573
Phone: 813-410-1406
Phone: 813-416-5058

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