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โ˜‚๏ธ Citizens Insurance Rate Hike Proposed ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The proposed increase, on average 13.5%, will go to the state Office of Insurance Regulation for review and potential approval.TALLAHASSEE, Florida — While saying Florida’s insurance

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๐ŸŒด Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Condo Board, Association Bill ๐Ÿ“„ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

A new law requires condo board education and gives the state more investigative powers to tamp down on abuses of power and other provisions.TALLAHASSEE, Florida – Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday

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๐Ÿ“ˆ Inflation Data May Influence Fedโ€™s Rate Cuts ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The May report on U.S. inflation will be out June 12, just ahead of the Fed’s second day of discussion.  Officials will be hoping for more signs of cooling inflation.WASHINGTON (AP) ;

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๐Ÿ˜๏ธ Mortgage Rates Ease a little for Second Straight Week ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The average rate on a 30-year home loan fell a little to 6.95% from 6.99% last week.  Rates on a 15-year-rate mortgage fell to 6.17% from 6.29%.Mortgage rates eased again this week, though the

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๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™‚๏ธ Housing Professionals Urge Action ๐Ÿ—๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Residential construction pros urged Congress to tame shelter inflation and ease the housing affordability crisis at the NAHB conference.WASHINGTON – More than 900 business professionals from

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๐Ÿ’Ž LUXURY MARKET REPORT ๐Ÿ’Ž Lee and Collier Counties ๐Ÿฐ Barry & Kim, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Southwest Florida ๐Ÿ๏ธ June 2024

Welcome to our Detailed, Custom, Naples Area, Marco Island & Lee County Luxury Home Market Report "Blog Update" for June 2024; your up to date guide to Luxury Real Estate market data and trends

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โšก The Dangers of Overpricing a Home ๐Ÿก Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Overpricing can scare off buyers, leading a home to be on the market longer.  Pricing a home correctly will avoid any problems when it’s time for the appraisal. WASHINGTON – It

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๐Ÿก Mortgage Rates Pull Back Slightly ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The 30-year mortgage rate averaged 6.99% this week, down from 7.03%.  Cost on 15-year fixed-rate mortgages also eased to 6.29% from 6.36% last week.LOS ANGELES – The average rate on a 30

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๐Ÿก Single-Family, Multifamily Growth Trends Diverge ๐Ÿ˜๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Labor and supply shortages, and higher mortgage rates continue to be issues for both the single-family and multifamily marketsWASHINGTON — Fueled by a lack of existing inventory and pent-up

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๐Ÿ“ƒ Five Things to Consider When Buying a Home ๐Ÿก Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

When buying your dream home consider more than curb appeal.  The home’s size, layout and overall condition should be taken into consideration. Buying a dream home is an exciting

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๐Ÿšซ Avoid the Top 10 Seller Mistakes ๐Ÿ“ƒ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Experienced real estate professionals such as Barry Hoey & Kimberly Zuponcic PA help prepare & get homes priced right without unnecessary and costly improvements that can delay a sale.Are

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โ˜‚๏ธ Florida Insurers Cut or Hold Rates ๐Ÿ“‰ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Nine property insurance companies have filed for 2024 rate reductions and 10 won’t be increasing rates at all.  Is your company on the list?TALLAHASSEE, Florida — The Florida Office

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๐Ÿ“ฐ New Florida Law Roils Condo Market ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Some owners in older condo buildings are putting their units on the market after receiving six-figure special assessments following the Surfside collapse.TALLAHASSEE, Florida – A recent state

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๐Ÿ’ต Investor Home Purchases Hit Two-Year High Point ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Investors, who account for 19% of homes sold in Q1, have come off the sidelines faster than individual buyers, Redfin said.SEATTLE — Real estate investors bought roughly 44,000 U.S. homes in

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๐Ÿ’Ž LUXURY MARKET REPORT ๐Ÿ’Ž Lee and Collier Counties ๐Ÿฐ Barry & Kim, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Southwest Florida ๐Ÿ๏ธ May 2024

Welcome to our Detailed, Custom, Naples Area, Marco Island & Lee County Luxury Home Market Report "Blog Update" for May 2024; your up to date guide to Luxury Real Estate market data and trends

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๐Ÿ๏ธ DeSantis Signs Citizens Insurance Bill โ˜‚๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Under the bill, some non-homesteaded properties could be moved from Citizens to surplus lines insurers, which do not face the same regulations as standard carriers.TALLAHASSEE, Florida –

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๐Ÿ“ฐ U.S. Supreme Court Backs Two Property Rights Cases โš–๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The National Association of Realtors was among the organizations that filed amicus briefs in support of property owners' rights.WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court issued two unanimous rulings

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๐Ÿ“… Sales Tax Holidays, Insurance Premium Breaks Ahead ๐Ÿ“‰ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The governor signed a package that includes sales tax holidays and a one-year exemption on residential property and flood insurance premium taxes.CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida – Florida is once

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๐Ÿ–ผ๏ธ Making a Small Room Feel Larger ๐ŸŽจ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Even larger rooms can feel small if they’re full of clutter.  Consider ways to expand the space visually, including using the right color choice.NEW YORK – Whether you live in a

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๐Ÿ“ฐ Mortgage Rates Decline After String of Increases ๐Ÿ“‰ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Borrowing costs on 30-year and 15-year mortgages declined this week to 7.09% and 6.38% respectively after five weeks of increases.LOS ANGELES — The average rate on a 30-year mortgage fell for

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๐Ÿ๏ธ Florida Remains Top Tourism Destination ๐Ÿ—บ๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Data from 2023 showed Florida remains a leading spot among domestic and international travelers, with many visitors from the UK, Germany and Mexico.TALLAHASSEE, Florida — Florida maintained

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๐Ÿค” What Do Higher Rates Mean for Home Buying โ“ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

While the Fed doesn’t set mortgage rates, it influences them.  Even with higher rates, it could be a good time to buy, one economist said.NEW YORK — Mortgage rates, credit card,

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๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿซ Study Uncovers Best Month, Day to Sell ๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

New study found home sellers see a 13.1% premium in May.  The study also found May 27th is the best day to sell a home, with a seller premium of 16.2%.IRVINE, Calif. – The months of May,

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๐Ÿ”ฎ Dave Ramsey: Now is the Time to Buy ๐Ÿก Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Personal finance author Dave Ramsey said today’s economic conditions can favor homebuyers.  But when interest rates go down, prices may go up.NEW YORK – High interest rates

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๐Ÿก Interior Design Through the Decades ๐ŸŽจ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Over the years, interior home designs have reflected personal styles and events of each era.  Many design trends make comebacks multiple times.NEW YORK – From decade to decade, our

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๐ŸŒŠ DeSantis Signs Red Tide Mitigation Expansion ๐Ÿ’ง Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The measure provides funding to curb algae blooms, which have far-reaching economic implications across the state.  Red tide also causes respiratory problems and fish kills.NAPLES, Florida

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๐Ÿ“ฐ U.S. Housing Supply Short 7.2M Homes ๐Ÿ˜๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Despite the recent uptick of new construction, single-family home construction is still lagging behind the need, a new Realtor.com study found.NEW YORK – While the number of homes for sale has

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๐Ÿก Sellers Arrive for Spring Selling Season ๐Ÿ“… Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Sellers are beginning to put their homes on the market as the lock-in effect begins to loosen, according to some reports.  Waiting for lower rates may not be worth it.NEW YORK – An

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๐Ÿ’ฐ Financial Literacy for Informed Decisions ๐Ÿค” Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Making a big purchase, like a home, requires financial knowhow that’s not often taught in school.  Learning the basics can help avoid poor decisions.NEW YORK – Financial literacy is

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โ˜‚๏ธ Property Insurer to Trim Rates ๐Ÿ“‰ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Clint Strauch, president of Florida Peninsula Insurance, says the 2% average rate decrease shows the property insurance market is stabilizing.TALLAHASSEE, Florida – Pointing to changes made by

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๐Ÿ“ƒ What Not to Do After a Mortgage Preapproval ๐Ÿค” Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Don’t jeopardize your chances of getting your dream home after getting preapproved for a mortgage by taking out new lines of credit or other missteps.NEW YORK -- If you're ready to shop for a

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๐Ÿค” Should Homebuyers Wait for Lower Mortgage Rates โ“ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Today’s average rate on a 30-year home loan is just under 7%, not far from the historical average.  Still, some homebuyers say they’re waiting for rates to drop.Shop for a home now

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๐Ÿ’Ž LUXURY MARKET REPORT ๐Ÿ’Ž Lee and Collier Counties ๐Ÿฐ Barry & Kim, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Southwest Florida ๐Ÿ๏ธ April 2024

Welcome to our Detailed, Custom, Naples Area, Marco Island & Lee County Luxury Home Market Report "Blog Update" for April 2024; your up to date guide to Luxury Real Estate market data and trends

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๐Ÿค” What to Know About Buying Investment Property ๐Ÿ’ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Building a real estate portfolio can provide passive income opportunities but also comes with challenges. Investing should be done strategically.Real estate investments can be an attractive way of

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๐Ÿ“ƒ Analysts: Home Insurance Crisis May Be Nearing End โ˜‚๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Insurance insiders are optimistic about the home insurance market in Florida, saying rates are continuing to stabilize.  A major hurricane could change things though.FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida

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๐Ÿšจ Avoiding Scams: Find Reliable Movers in Florida ๐Ÿšš Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Senate Bill 304 – signed into law on Tuesday – is aimed at protecting consumers against shady movers.  Consumers should still vet a moving company before hiring one.TAMPA, Florida

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๐Ÿ”ฎ Real Estate Pros Say Floridaโ€™s Future Looks Bright ๐Ÿ”† Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Real estate professionals say new construction is offering attractive incentives as the housing market stabilizes.  The shifting market has given buyers more options.We all know "There's no

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๐Ÿ“ฐ Demand Remains High for Florida Luxury Properties ๐Ÿ’Ž Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Buyers in Florida’s booming luxury market are seeking properties with smart home technology, access to nature and sophisticated security systems.MIAMI – With sun-kissed beaches, vibrant

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๐Ÿ“ƒ 5 Pieces of Real Estate Advice for Home Sellers ๐Ÿก Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Experienced listing agents such as Barry Hoey and Kimberly Zuponcic PA can provide essential information when preparing a home for a sale since they know what buyers are seeking.  Homeowners

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๐Ÿ“ฐ NAR: February Pending Home Sales Increased ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The modest sales growth nationally (1.6%) demonstrates the slow and steady progress in the market.  Contract signings also climbed in the South month over month.WASHINGTON – Pending home

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๐Ÿšจ March 2024 ๐Ÿ“ข Just Released Market Report for Naples Area with information for all of Southwest Florida โ˜˜ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ SW FL ๐Ÿ๏ธ

Hi; Barry & Kim with the Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ hope that you & yours are doing good; hope you had a nice Easter.03-31-2024 - Hot off the press; please find info from

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๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™‚๏ธ Is a Fixer-Upper Right for You โ“ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Homes that are fixer-uppers might be a great deal but require a lot of time, patience and skill.  Before making a decision, consider all of the factors that go into home renovations.Deciding

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๐Ÿ’ก Tips for Finding the Right House ๐Ÿก Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The best way to start a home search is by keeping a top 10 list of essentials and deal breakers.  Also, consider your lifestyle, pets, location needs and necessary features, among other things

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๐Ÿ“ข NAR: February Existing-Home Sales Vaulted 9.5% ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Existing home sales saw the largest monthly increase in a year nationally, NAR said.  The median price in the South was $354,200, up 4.1% from last year.WASHINGTON – Existing-home sales

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๐Ÿ’Ž LUXURY MARKET REPORT ๐Ÿ’Ž Lee and Collier Counties ๐Ÿฐ Barry & Kim, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด March 2024

Welcome to our Detailed, Custom, Naples Area, Marco Island & Lee County Luxury Home Market Report "Blog Update" for March 2024; your up to date guide to Luxury Real Estate market data and trends

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๐Ÿ  First-Time Buyers Optimistic About Housing Market ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

A study by TD Bank of more than 1,000 first-time homebuyers also found nearly all (97%) have taken the initial steps in the buying process even though they have some concerns about affordability

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๐Ÿก Housing Starts, Permits Rebound in February ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The rise in single-family housing starts in February are the highest since April 2022.  In the South, combined single-family and multifamily starts are 15.7% higher than the previous month

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๐Ÿ“ƒ Best Practices for a Healthy Credit Score ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Learning how to monitor and boost a credit score is essential to unlocking better credit terms and taking control of your financial future.NEW YORK – Your credit score is one of the most

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๐Ÿ“ƒ Study: Renters Would Be Happier Owning a Home ๐Ÿก Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Nearly 70% of renters say owning a home would make them happier, yet 60% say it’s out of reach, a new study found.  At the same time, 90% of owners say they’re happier since buying

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๐Ÿ‘€ Choosing the Right Home Size ๐Ÿก Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

While housing size is a personal preference, buyers should consider current and future needs when shopping.  However, it often just comes down to affordability.NEW YORK – Potential home

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๐ŸŒด South Florida Condo Buyouts May Change the Skyline ๐Ÿ™๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

An increasing number of South Florida condo associations are selling their properties to developers as condo regulations and insurance costs rise.  This opens the door to new construction-

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๐Ÿ“ฐ Fed's Powell: Rate Cuts Likely, But No Time Frame ๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Fed Chair Jerome Powell said a balanced approach is needed in cutting the key interest rate.  He offered no hints about the timing of potential cuts.WASHINGTON — Chair Jerome Powell

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๐Ÿก Mortgage Rate Drops After Four-Week Climb ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The average rate on 30-year and 15-year fixed-rate mortgages dropped this week and applications rose for the first time in six weeks, a Freddie Mac economist reported.The average long-term U.S.

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๐Ÿค” Which States Have No Income Tax โ“ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Know someone who wants to say goodbye to state income tax?  Not only can they do so here in Florida, eight other income tax-free states are scattered across the U.S.There are nine income tax

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๐Ÿก Insurers OKโ€™d to Take Citizens Policies โ˜‚๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Florida regulators have approved proposals by three insurers to take up to 54,386 policies from the state’s Citizens Property Insurance Corp. in May.TALLAHASSEE, Florida – Florida

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๐Ÿก New Home Sales Up at Start of 2024 ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

HUD and Census Bureau:  In January, new single-family home sales rose 1.5% month-to-month to a seasonally adjusted rate of 661,000.  The pace is up 1.8% from Jan. 2023.WASHINGTON –

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๐Ÿ“Š U.S. Economy Grew Solid 3.2% in 4Q 2023 ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Consumer spending, which grew at a 3% annual pace during the quarter, fueled the upswing. The nation’s economic growth has topped 2% for six consecutive quarters.WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.

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๐Ÿค” Heading Back to the Office โ“ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

A recent Jones Lang LaSalle report found that most private employers now operate under a hybrid policy of office attendance and remote work.LYNCHBURG, Va. – Companies with fully remote work

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๐Ÿช™ Unveiling the Top 5 Trends Fueling Cryptoโ€™s Next Bull Run in 2024 ๐Ÿ”ฎ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

2024 has already begun with bold moves in regulatory developments and we expect to see further innovation from blockchain technology and AI trading strategies as the evolution of digital assets

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๐Ÿข Wall Street Sees a Solid Year for Homebuilders ๐Ÿ—๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Sales of new homes rose nationally in 2023 for the 1st time in 2 years, up 4.2% from the previous year. However, fluctuating mortgage rates remain a wild card.LOS ANGELES (AP) – Housing

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๐Ÿ๏ธ Florida Ranks 2nd as Best Small Business State ๐Ÿข Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The state got high marks for its net influx of educated workers, job creation rate (up 12.7%) and consumer spending (up 3.4%).SHERIDAN, Wyoming – Florida ranks No. 2 as the best state for

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๐Ÿก Mortgage Rates Rise; 30-Year FRM at 6.90% ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Freddie Mac economist: Strong economic and inflation data “caused the market to re-evaluate the path of monetary policy, leading to higher mortgage rates.”MCLEAN, Va. – The 30-year

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๐Ÿ“ƒ Most Americans Say They Pay Too Much in Taxes ๐Ÿ’ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

New poll:  Many also do not think that the institutions – whether federal or local – that use their hard earned tax dollars spend the money in the best interest of “people

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๐Ÿ›‘ Wait, What? Things Are Looking Up for Homebuyers โ“ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Buyers have had it rough, but some experts think 2024 will see improvement in mortgage rates, home prices and availability of both new and existing homes for sale.  Call us at 239-360-5527 for

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๐Ÿ’ฐ Profits from Home Selling Drop in 2023 ๐Ÿ“‰ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Attom:  Home sellers made a $121K profit on the typical sale in 2023, generating a 56.5% ROI.  While still near record levels, it was the 1st decline in over a decade.IRVINE, Calif. ;

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๐Ÿ“ฐ Cutting Business Rent Tax Boosts State Economy ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

A study commissioned by Florida Realtors shows eliminating the tax would bring $4 billion into Florida in new business growth and operations in the first year and $19.7 billion over five years

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โคด๏ธ Raise Your Credit Score for a Better Mortgage Rate ๐Ÿ”ข Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Buyers with good credit scores have a better chance at lower mortgage rates.  Here are some tips for improving those scores.NEW YORK – If you intend to buy a new home, or if you intend to

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๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ Mortgage Rates Rise to 6.77% ๐Ÿก Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Rates on 30-year mortgages ticked up this week, but forecasters remain optimistic they will hover around 6% by the end of the year.LOS ANGELES — The average long-term U.S. mortgage rate rose

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๐Ÿ’Ž LUXURY MARKET REPORT ๐Ÿ’Ž Lee and Collier Counties ๐Ÿฐ Barry & Kim, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด February 2024

Welcome to our Detailed, Custom, Naples Area, Marco Island & Lee County Luxury Home Market Report "Blog Update" for February 2024; your up to date guide to Luxury Real Estate market data and

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๐Ÿ’˜ Looking for Love? Buy a Home ๐Ÿก Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

A Valentine’s Day surprise:  Love does not just prompt home buying, but home buying appears to prompt love as well, a recent survey found.SEATTLE – Rom Coms may have it all wrong

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๐Ÿค” Why Isnโ€™t the Fed Ready to Cut Rates โ“ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The Fed’s cautious approach to rate cuts comes with risks, including weakening the economy and launching a recession.WASHINGTON — From Wall Street traders to car dealers to home buyers,

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๐Ÿ  Mortgage Rate Optimism Hits Survey High ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kimberly, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

For the first time since Fannie Mae began its national housing survey (in 2010), a larger share of consumers believe mortgage rates will decrease over the next year, rather than increase.WASHINGTON

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๐Ÿ”ฎ 6 Commercial Real Estate Trends to Watch ๐Ÿ™๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Experts say 2024 may be an opportunity for the commercial housing market to get back on solid footing by embracing shifting preferences and emerging trends.WASHINGTON – As we enter a new year,

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๐Ÿ“ฐ Long-Term Mortgage Rate is Stagnant ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The average long-term rate remains in the mid-6% range, Freddie Mac said.  The rate on a 15-year fixed-rate mortgage, popular for home refinances, fell to 5.90% from 5.94% last week.LOS ANGELES

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๐Ÿฆ How Interest Rates effect the Real Estate Market ๐Ÿ˜๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Mortgage interest rates are based on the Federal Reserve’s interest rates.  Increasing and decreasing rates have a large impact on buying and selling power.NEW YORK – We all need to

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๐Ÿค” Whatโ€™s In and Out in 2024 Home Design - Washington ๐ŸŽจ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Some of the newest 2024 design trends including ditching paint completely and turning to other materials, such as wood accents, to jazz up a home.WASHINGTON – What home improvement projects

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๐Ÿ“ฐ Experts: 2024 Home Prices Wonโ€™t Decline ๐Ÿ”ฎ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Despite predictions housing prices would come down, values keep rising in 2024.  The reason?  The tight inventory.WASHINGTON – Much to the chagrin of would-be homebuyers, property

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๐Ÿ“„ Average Long-Term Mortgage Rate Eases to 6.63% ๐Ÿ“‰ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Freddie Mac’s chief economist said rates will continue to go down as inflation decelerates.  Mortgage rates are at the lowest level since May.LOS ANGELES — The average long-term U.

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๐Ÿก Home Prices Saw Record Jump in November ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

CoreLogic Case-Shiller found U.S. home prices are up 45% since March 2020, the biggest gains since December 2022.  CoreLogic forecasts home prices will rise by an average of 3% this year.LOS

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๐Ÿ“ฐ American Consumers Feeling More Confident ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Consumer confidence came in better than expected in January and anxiety over a possible recession continues to fade.WASHINGTON – American consumers, fresh off strong holiday spending, are

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๐Ÿ“Š Average Long-Term Mortgage Rate Rises to 6.69% ๐Ÿก Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

While the average long-term mortgage rate has increased three out of four weeks this month, it is still lower than the high of 7.79% in October.LOS ANGELES — The average long-term U.S.

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๐Ÿšจ Opinion: Carefully Consider Reverse Mortgages ๐Ÿ˜ฒ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Reverse Mortgages are a major financial decision but can work for borrowers under a unique set of circumstances, one expert says.  (But I would Research Carefully ๐Ÿ‘‡ )NEW YORK – Equity

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๐Ÿ—๏ธ New Home Sales Surge in December ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Sales on new construction single-family homes increased 8% in December and 4.4% year over year across the U.S.  In the South, new home sales increased by 5.2%.WASHINGTON – Sales of newly

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๐Ÿ  Mortgage Demand Rose Even as Rates Up Slightly ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

New mortgage applications increased by 3.7% from the previous week, the Mortgage Bankers Association said.WASHINGTON – Mortgage applications increased 3.7% from one week earlier, 

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๐Ÿ”‰ New Mortgage Applications Jump More Than 10% ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

New mortgage applications increased 10.4% from one week earlier, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.WASHINGTON — Mortgage applications increased 10.4% from one week earlier,

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๐Ÿก Mortgage Rates at Lowest Level Since May 2023 ๐Ÿ“‰ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The average long-term U.S. mortgage rate dropped to 6.6%, the lowest level since May 2023, when it was 6.57%.LOS ANGELES — The average long-term U.S. mortgage rate fell this week to its lowest

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๐Ÿ“ข Florida's Orlando and Tampa in Top 10 Hottest Housing Markets ๐Ÿ”ฅ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Orlando and Tampa are among Zillow’s 2024 top 10 housing markets, partly due to the beautiful weather and affordability.NEW YORK – Zillow's list of the 10 hottest real estate markets for

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๐Ÿ”ฎ Economist: Florida Outlook Mostly Sunny ๐ŸŒž Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

UCF’s Dr. Sean Snaith said Florida has a “solid safety net” if the economy stumbles.  Snaith will share insights during the Florida Real Estate Trends summit on January 19.The

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๐Ÿ“ฐ Average Long-Term Mortgage Rates Rise Again ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Mortgage rates climbed to their highest level in four weeks, reaching 6.66%, Freddie Mac reported Thursday.  Two years ago, the average rate was 3.45%.LOS ANGELES — The average long-term.

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๐Ÿ’Ž LUXURY MARKET REPORT ๐Ÿ’Ž Lee and Collier Counties ๐Ÿฐ Barry & Kimberly, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด January 2024

Welcome to our Detailed, Custom, Naples Area, Marco Island & Lee County Luxury Home Market Report "Blog Update" for January 2024; your up to date guide to Luxury Real Estate market data and

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๐Ÿ’ฐ Mortgage Demand Ticks Upward to Start the Year ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The MBA’s deputy chief economist and vice president calls the increase a “promising to start the year.”WASHINGTON — Mortgage applications rebounded the week ending Jan. 5,

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๐Ÿ“Š Realtor.com: Home Listings Up, Prices Stabilizing ๐Ÿ“„ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Realtor.com data from December shows home listings are going up and prices are stabilizing.  Still, locked-in owners might be reluctant to sell.NEW YORK – Buyers across the country saw 33

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๐Ÿ”ฅ 7 Florida Cities Dominated 2023 U.S. Growth ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Seven Florida "locales" dominated the 2023 U-Haul Growth Index, indicating the Sunshine State continues to be a sought-after destination.Seven Florida locales dominated the 2023 U-Haul Growth Index,

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๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿซ FHFA: October Home Prices Increase 0.3% ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The Federal Housing Finance Agency also says home prices rose 6.3% year over year.WASHINGTON – October U.S. house prices increased 0.3% from September, according to the Federal Housing Finance

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๐Ÿ“„ Report: Home Buyer Demand Shows Signs of Early Rebound ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Home buyers, encouraged by declining mortgage rates and increased listings, are moving from the sidelines, the Redfin Homebuyer Demand Index found.WASHINGTON – Redfin real estate found U.S.

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๐Ÿฆ Protecting Generational Wealth with Real Estate ๐Ÿ˜๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Experts say homeownership and estate planning can help close the wealth gap, which can protect assets for future generations.Florida - A home is often the most valuable asset a family can own. It

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๐Ÿ’ณ Elon Musk says X will launch payment services by mid-2024 ๐ŸŒŽ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Elon Musk, the owner of X, expects to launch payment services as early as the middle of 2024.lon Musk’s “everything app” X (formerly Twitter) is expected to launch in-app payment

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๐Ÿ”Ž New Tool Makes Condo Financing Easier ๐Ÿ’ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Freddie Mac’s new tool makes it easier for lenders to determine if a specific condo qualifies for a mortgage loan.  It says buyers can now get a firm answer in “just minutes.&rdquo

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๐Ÿšจ December 2023 ๐Ÿ“ข Just Released Market Report for Naples Area with information for all of Southwest Florida โ˜˜ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ SW FL ๐Ÿ๏ธ

Hi; Barry & Kim with the Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ hope that you & yours are doing good and that you had a nice Christmas.12-26-2022 - Hot off the press; please find info

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๐Ÿ“„ NAR Forecasts 2024 Mortgage Interest Rates to Average 6.3% ๐Ÿ”ฎ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

NAR also said 2024 will see stronger sales activity, calling it great news for buyers and sellers.CHICAGO – For the first time since August, interest rates for a 30-year fixed mortgage have

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๐Ÿ“ฐ Average Long-Term U.S. Mortgage Rate Falls to 6.67% ๐Ÿ“‰ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Some economists say home sales will increase in 2024 as mortgage rates ease.LOS ANGELES (AP) — Home loan financing costs eased again this week, pulling the average long-term U.S. mortgage rate

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๐Ÿ๏ธ Florida's November Housing: New Listings, Median Prices Up ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Florida Realtors:  Florida's single-family closed sales up 4.2% YOY, median price up 3.3% ($413K).  Condo sales up 0.3%, median price up 7.5% ($330K); new listings also up.ORLANDO, Florida

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๐Ÿ”ฎ Fannie Mae Prediction: 2024 Homes Sales to Slowly Recover ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Fannie Mae economists suggest “a modest downturn in 2024, followed by a return to growth in 2025.”WASHINGTON – Fannie Mae economists expect single-family homes to begin a &ldquo

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๐Ÿ“Š Average Long-Term U.S. Mortgage Rate Dips Below 7% ๐Ÿ“‰ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The mortgage rate now stands at its lowest level since early August, signaling good news for prospective homebuyers.LOS ANGELES (AP) — The average long-term U.S. mortgage rate dropped below 7%

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๐Ÿ’Ž LUXURY MARKET REPORT ๐Ÿ’Ž Lee and Collier Counties ๐Ÿฐ Barry & Kimberly, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด December 2023

Welcome to our Detailed, Custom, Naples Area, Marco Island & Lee County Luxury Home Market Report "Blog Update" for December 2023; your up to date guide to Luxury Real Estate market data and

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๐Ÿ“ฐ Money Ranks 3 Florida Cities 'Best Places to Live' ๐Ÿ๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Tampa, Altamonte Springs and Sarasota make Money.com’s top 50 "Best Places to Live in the U.S." for 2022-23.TAMPA, Florida — Three Florida cities were recently ranked among the best

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๐Ÿ“ฐ FSBO Sellers Regret Not Having an Agent ๐Ÿ’ต Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Survey:  Sellers who go-it alone are twice as likely to be unsatisfied with the experience – and more likely to say their earlier opinion, “agents are overpaid,” was wrong

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๐Ÿ˜๏ธ Real Estate Investors Optimistic About the Future ๐Ÿ”ฎ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Most (72%) real estate investors say the market is as good or better than it was last year, and 75% expect stability or improvements over the next six months.NEW YORK – Real estate investors

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๐Ÿ“‰ Lower Rates to Draw Buyers โ€“ Sellers Not so Much ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

While mortgage rates moving closer to 6% will draw buyers into the 2024 housing market, several economists don’t think it will create a similar rush of sellers listing their homesLOS ANGELES

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๐Ÿ“ข FHFA: 2024 Conforming Loan Limits Rise by $40K ๐Ÿ’ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

In 2024, a conventional mortgage in most parts of Florida (except Monroe County) will have a loan limit of $766,550, an increase of $40,350 from 2023’s $726,200.WASHINGTON – The Federal

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๐Ÿ’ฐ Fed Chair: Too Soon to Consider Interest Rate Cuts ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

While inflation news remains positive month to month – 2.5% recently, just a bit above the Fed’s 2% goal – Chair Jerome Powell says it's premature to declare victory.WASHINGTON )

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๐Ÿ”ฎ Long-Term Mortgage Rates Fall to 7.22% ๐Ÿ“‰ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

It’s the lowest rate for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage since September; Freddie Mac calls it an “encouraging development” for buyers as the market sentiment shifts.LOS ANGELES )

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๐Ÿ“ข FHFA: September Home Prices Up 0.6% Month-to-Month ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

For the third quarter (3Q) across the US, home prices rose 5.5% year-to-year and 2.1% quarter-to-quarter as a dearth of listings pushed the rate of price increases even higher.WASHINGTON – U.

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๐Ÿšจ November 2023 ๐Ÿ“ข Just Released Market Report for Naples Area with information for all of Southwest Florida โ˜˜ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ SW FL ๐ŸŒด

Hi there, Barry & Kim with the Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ hope that you and yours are doing good.11-27-2022 - Hot off the press; please find info from the just released

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๐Ÿ‘‰ Commercial Real Estate Will Revitalize ~ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

NAR Chief Economist Yun: Except for office space, commercial property rates are expected to stabilize, though higher interest rates are impacting commercial loans.ANAHEIM, Calif. – Commercial

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๐Ÿ“ข Latest Data Shows Home Prices, Rates May Improve ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Freddie Mac Chief Economist: “New data indicate inflationary pressures are receding” – which, along with lower mortgage rates, may lure more homebuyers into the market.JONESBORO,.

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๐Ÿ”‰ NAR Issues 2024 Real Estate Forecast ๐Ÿ”ฎ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Economist Lawrence Yun predicts that home sales will rise by 15% next year, and by spring, mortgage rates will hover in the 6% to 7% range.ANAHEIM, Calif. – National Association of Realtors;

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๐Ÿ”Š Average 30-Year Mortgage Rate Falls to 7.44% ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Last week, it was 7.5%.  It’s the third weekly drop in a row, good news for buyers facing persistently high prices and a near-historic low number of for-sale homes.LOS ANGELES (AP) ;

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๐Ÿ’Ž LUXURY MARKET REPORT ๐Ÿ’Ž Lee and Collier Counties ๐Ÿฐ Barry & Kimberly, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด November 2023

Welcome to our Detailed, Custom, Naples Area, Marco Island & Lee County Luxury Home Market Report "Blog" for November 2023; your up to date guide to Luxury Real Estate market data and trends for

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๐Ÿค” Real Estate Investing: Retirement Life Raft or Sinking Ship โ“ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

More people are adding property investments to their retirement portfolios.  If added cautiously, it can be a viable hedge against the volatility of stocks and bonds.NEW YORK – In light

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๐Ÿ๏ธ Florida Island Purchased with COVID Disaster Funds ๐Ÿ’ฐBarry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

An estimated 10% of pandemic-relief fund recipients committed fraud – a $280B loss.  In one case, a Florida man, now in prison for 5 years, bought a private island.YANKEETOWN, Florida )

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๐Ÿก Mortgage Rates Drop for 2nd Week, Go to 7.5% ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

It’s a notable drop from last week’s 7.76% for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage, due in part to a drop in bonds after the Fed’s decision to keep interest rates the same.LOS ANGELES

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๐Ÿ“ฐ 1 in 3 Buyers Uses Cash โ€“ Highest Share in a Decade ๐Ÿ’ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

In Florida, cash sales dropped year-to-year in only one metro: Fort Lauderdale.  The percentage of cash sales ranged from 38.2% in Tampa to 49% in West Palm Beach.Just over one-third (34.1%) of

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โš ๏ธ WeWork Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy ๐Ÿซง Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

WeWork once threatened to change the traditional office model, but its rapid expansion suddenly faced lower office-space demands and higher interest rates.NEW YORK (AP) – WeWork has filed for

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๐Ÿ›‘ Potential Government Shutdown in 10 Days ๐Ÿšจ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The next potential shutdown occurs November 17th if Congress doesn’t agree on a budget.  While not dire yet, soon-to-be buyers may want to secure flood insurance before then.WASHINGTON

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โš ๏ธ Money Stopped Flowing in Commercial Real Estate ๐Ÿšซ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Recession fears and rising interest rates created caution in the commercial market.  Lenders pulled back and, so far, 2023 has seen the slowest growth since 2011.NEW YORK – When the

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๐Ÿšจ HUD Wants to Use Ex-Cons for Fair Housing Testing ๐Ÿ  Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

A proposed rule would allow fair-housing testers to have prior convictions – a way to determine if a landlord illegally turns away renters based on criminal history.WASHINGTON – The U.S.

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๐Ÿ“ข Mortgage Rates Drop, First Time in 7 Weeks ๐Ÿ—“๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage averaged 7.76% this week, a slight decline from last week’s 7.79%.  A year ago, the 30-year FRM averaged 6.95%.LOS ANGELES (AP) – The average rate

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โš ๏ธ Fed: No Rate Hike, but Future One Still Possible ๐Ÿ”ฎ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The Federal Reserve didn’t change interest rates on Wed. because existing tight “financial and credit conditions … are likely to weigh on economic activity.”WASHINGTON (AP)

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๐Ÿ“ข FHFA: August Housing Prices Rose 5.6% Year-to-Year ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Home prices aren’t coming down, at least not in most of the U.S.  The study of Fannie/Freddie data found just 1 of 9 divisions showing “moderate weakness.”WASHINGTON, D.C.

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๐Ÿค” Do People Really Move Because of Taxes? ๐Ÿ’ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Florida touts its no-income-tax status, but moving is complicated and buyers consider many variables.  Still, it appears that lower taxes carry notable weight.NEW YORK – What do The

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๐Ÿ†• New Biden Initiative: Convert Offices to Housing ๐Ÿ˜๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Over $35B will be available for below-market rate loans that finance new housing construction and/or office conversions near transportation hubs.WASHINGTON (AP) – The Biden administration

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๐Ÿ˜๏ธ Mortgage Rates Rise Ever Higher, Hit 7.79% ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The average for a 30-year, fixed-rate loan moved higher for the seventh week in a row.  Last week it averaged 7.63%; a year ago, it was 7.08%, three years ago it was +/- 3%NEW YORK (AP) –

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๐Ÿšจ October 2023 ๐Ÿ“ข Just Released Market Report for Naples Area with information for all of Southwest Florida โ˜˜ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ SW FL ๐ŸŒด

Hello,Barry & Kim with the Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ hope that you and yours are doing good10-27-2022 - Hot off the press; please find info from the just released October

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๐Ÿค” Should Downsizing Homeowners Cash In or Wait โ“ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Homeowners looking to downsize wonder if they should sell now before higher mortgage rates push home prices lower or hunker down with their 3%-range loan.SEATTLE – Baby boomers planning to

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๐Ÿ“ฐ CFPB: Let Consumers Control Their Financial Data ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The U.S. consumer agency is accepting comments on a proposed rule that would allow individuals to control their personal information and decide when to share it.WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S.

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๐Ÿ“ข More Californians Bypass Texas and Move to Florida ๐Ÿ๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Census Bureau: Florida and Arizona welcomed more relocating Californians last year as Texas numbers dropped.  In 2021, 37K moved to Florida; in 2022, it grew to 50K.ORLANDO, Florida (AP) ;

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๐Ÿšจ 2nd Chinese Commercial Firm in Financial Trouble โš“ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Developer Country Garden can’t meet debt payment deadlines. Unlike the U.S., the Chinese economy overbuilt and has too much housing supply for buyer demand.HONG KONG (AP) – Chinese

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๐Ÿก Single-Family Home Starts Up a Surprising 7% in September ๐Ÿ“… Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Frustrated with the lack of existing-home inventory, more buyers turned to new construction in September despite mortgage rates that topped 7%.WASHINGTON – Despite elevated mortgage rates

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๐Ÿ”‰ Mortgage Rates Keep Moving Higher: 7.63% this Week ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The march toward 8% mortgages continued this week, with the 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage averaging 7.63%, up from last week’s 7.57%.  A year ago, it was 6.23%.LOS ANGELES (AP) – The

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๐Ÿšจ An 8% Mortgage Rate? Not Completely Crazy ๐Ÿ”ฎ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

It goes beyond Fed moves on interest rates, as other inflation-fighting changes also have an impact.  Once those changes lessen, rates could begin to fall.NEW YORK – Historically, the

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โš ๏ธ U.S. Households Need $115K per year for a Median-Priced Home ๐Ÿก Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

In Florida, median income is less in six metros and higher in three, ranging from an $88.7K yearly income in Lakeland (up 13.4% year-to-year) to $143K in Miami (up 33.4%).SEATTLE – The average

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โ˜” Farmers Insurance Policies May Be Renewed by Slide ๐Ÿก Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

In July, Farmers Insurance said it won’t renew 100K Florida policies, but Slide Insurance acquired renewal rights for 86K homeowners’ policies – but not renters, auto or umbrella

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๐Ÿ“‰ Fewer Retirees Downsizing Due to Finances ๐Ÿ’ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Older adults once downsized to reduce monthly costs, but facing few small properties for sale and higher interest rates, many now feel locked into their current home.NEW YORK – Downsizing from

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๐Ÿ’Ž LUXURY MARKET REPORT ๐Ÿ’Ž Lee and Collier Counties ๐Ÿฐ Barry & Kimberly, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด October 2023

Welcome to our custom Naples Area, Marco Island & Lee County Luxury Home Market Report Blog for October 2023; your up to date guide to Luxury Real Estate market data and trends for Southwest

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๐Ÿš“ 5 Ways to Keep Business Safe From Hackers ๐Ÿšจ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Some hackers gain access to computer systems because an operator made a security mistake – but only regular focused efforts can stop the more sophisticated hackers.CHICAGO – Keep your

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๐Ÿ‘ทโ€โ™‚๏ธ Building Code Proven to Help During Storms ๐ŸŒ€ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

But a new report suggests growth along Florida’s coast undermines those hard-won building-code gains and fuels the rising cost of windstorm insurance.MIAMI – Florida leads the nation in

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๐Ÿ“ˆ Mortgage Rates Move Higher Yet Again, Hit 7.49% ๐Ÿ˜๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Skittish investors keep nudging mortgage rates higher.  Last week, a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage averaged 7.31%; a year ago, it was 6.66%.LOS ANGELES (AP) – The cost of financing a home

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๐Ÿ”ฎ NAR Economist: 2024 Better than Rest of 2023 ๐Ÿ“ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Lawrence Yun and other economists spoke to Naples Realtors last week.  Yun says mortgage rates could hit 8% later this year – but he expects around 6% by spring.NAPLES, Florida –

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๐Ÿ“ฐ NAR: Pending Sales Fell 7.1% in August ๐Ÿ“‰ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

NAR Chief Economist Yun says “increased housing inventory and better interest rates are essential” for a real estate market rebound.WASHINGTON – Pending home sales slid 7.1% in

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๐Ÿ˜๏ธ Real Estate Busy One Year After Hurricane Ian ๐ŸŒ€ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

In Collier, Lee and Charlotte counties, a single month of construction permits in 2023 can surpass the number they once saw in just one year.FORT MYERS, Florida – Looking for a job?  Well

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๐Ÿ”ˆMortgage Rates Hit 7.31% โ€“ a 23-Year High ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Last week, a 30-year, fixed-rate loan averaged 7.19%; a year ago, it was 6.70%.  The last time rates were this high was in 2000 when home values weren’t going up.Home loan borrowing costs

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๐ŸŽ Start Spreading the News: Florida Tops NY in Home Values ๐ŸŒด Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Study: Florida leaped past New York to be No. 2 in housing values, trailing only California.  South Florida (No. 5) and Tampa (No. 18) made the “top 20 most valuable metros” list.

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๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ FHFA: Home Prices Keep Going Up, 4.6% in July ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The index that tracks Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac sales found a 0.8% month-to-month increase in July as housing prices continue to rise despite higher mortgage rates.WASHINGTON – U.S. house prices

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โš–๏ธ Two Florida Laws Affecting Real Estate Go into Effect October 1st ๐Ÿ  Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

HB 919 contains new rules that impact homeowners associations to boost transparency. SB 170 gives businesses new rights if a local ordinance impacts them.TALLAHASSEE, Florida – New Florida

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๐Ÿ  Credit Score Change Could Help Millions of Buyers ๐Ÿ’ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The nation’s consumer bureau took a first step to erase medical debt from credit reports and lending decisions because that type of debt “has little predictive value.”WASHINGTON

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โš ๏ธ Mortgage Rates Rise to 7.19%, Close to 2023 High ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

“Homebuyers waiting for mortgage rates to come down should expect no major relief until next year,” says Lisa Sturtevant, chief economist for Bright MLS.LOS ANGELES (AP) – The

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๐Ÿšจ September 2023 ๐Ÿ“ข Just Released Market Report for Naples Area with information for all of Southwest Florida โ˜˜ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ SW FL ๐ŸŒด

Hello,Barry & Kim with the Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ hope that you and yours are doing good.09-22-2022 - Hot off the press; please find info from the just released September

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๐Ÿ“ข Fed Holds Rates Steady but Suggests One in Future โฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

It’s the second no-interest-rate-change decision over the past three meetings.  Inflation is still above 2%, however, and the Fed says a future increase is still likely.WASHINGTON (AP)

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๐Ÿค” What Happens to Real Estate if the Government Shuts Downโ“ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

No two shutdowns are the same, but the feds would be less responsive.  Some Real Estate products – FHA, VA and Rural Housing loans, flood insurance – may see an immediate impact

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๐Ÿ”” โ€˜Go Greenโ€™ Costs Hurting Some Commercial Owners ๐Ÿ™๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Some cities expect commercial buildings to reduce emissions or pay a tax, but both options create extra stress on plandemic-harmed structures, such as office buildings.NEW YORK – Cities are

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๐Ÿ“ข Buyers Still Waive Appraisal Gap in Some Markets ๐Ÿ˜๏ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

To secure a home, some U.S. buyers still agree to make up the difference when a mortgage appraisal comes in at less than the contract price – an often risky move.NEW YORK – Some buyers

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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Happy Constitution Day ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Today in Supreme Court History: September 17, 1787 The Constitution is signed.From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:Constitution Day (or Citizenship Day), is an American federal

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๐Ÿ“ข Mortgage Rates Head Higher Again, Rise to 7.18% ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage rose from last week’s 7.12%, in part due to fears of another Fed interest rate increase, but that appeared less likely on Thursday.LOS ANGELES – The

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๐Ÿ”” Lower Rates May Not Help South Florida Buyers ๐Ÿ’ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Demand is so strong that high mortgage rates haven’t lowered home prices.  And while “waiting for a lower rate” sounds good, it could make buyer demand even stronger.MIAMI

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๐Ÿ’Ž LUXURY MARKET REPORT ๐Ÿ’Ž Lee and Collier Counties ๐Ÿฐ Barry & Kim, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด September 2023

Welcome to our custom Naples Area, Marco Island & Lee County Luxury Home Market Report Blog for September 2023; your up to date guide to Luxury Real Estate market data and trends for Southwest

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๐Ÿช Small Business: 1 in 4 Says Inflation Is Biggest Problem ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Independent businesses aren’t quite as optimistic about the next six months, and many hope to maximize profits now to prepare for any possible downturn.WASHINGTON – The National

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๐ŸŒŠ Flood Insurance Set to Expire September 30th ๐Ÿ“… Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

If Congress passes an extension, transactions can proceed.  If not, homebuyers who need mortgage-mandated flood coverage should plan ahead to avoid problems.WASHINGTON – National Flood

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๐Ÿ—ž๏ธ Average Long-Term U.S. Mortgage Rate Fell to 7.12% ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

However, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage remains near the 22-year high it hit three weeks ago.  Last week, it was 7.18%.LOS ANGELES (AP) – The average long-term U.S. mortgage rate fell

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๐Ÿ’ต Economy Grew 2.1% in 2Q, Inflation at 3.2% ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

An initial growth estimate of 2.4% was downgraded, though it’s still an acceleration from the 2% growth rate logged in the first quarter.WASHINGTON – The U.S. economy expanded at a 2.1%

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๐Ÿ’ต Equity Improves for U.S. Homeowners ๐Ÿก Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

ATTOM:  In second quarter 2023, 49% of U.S. mortgaged residential properties were considered equity-rich – the highest point in at least four years.CHARLOTTE, N.C. – ATTOM has

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๐ŸŒด State Seeks Wider Disaster Declaration for Idalia ๐ŸŒ€ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

President Biden declared seven Florida counties disaster areas, but Governor DeSantis thinks more will be added.  A declaration opens up additional aid, including more fed funding.TALLAHASSEE,

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โš ๏ธ The Latest Fake Online Listing ~ Mar-a-Lago Sale ๐Ÿ’ต Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Zillow removed information after a fake "Zillow Listing" was discovered; aparently President Trumps Florida home was listed on Zillow at $422M ($24M value) for its 6,000 square feet (actually 62,500

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๐Ÿ“Š Mortgage Rates Retreat, Drop to 7.18% ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

After hitting a 20-year high last week of 7.23%, the average rate on a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage moved lower again.  A year ago, the FRM averaged 5.66%.The average long-term U.S. mortgage

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๐Ÿค” How Scary Is Chinaโ€™s Economic Crisis โ“ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

China seems to be on the verge of an economic crisis similar to the U.S.’s 2008 recession – but it’s less likely it will have a spillover effect impacting other nations.HONOLULU,

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๐ŸŒ€ Hurricane Idalia - 8.29.2023 8PM Update from City of Naples, Collier County ๐ŸŒด Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Forecast UpdateTuesday 08/29/2023 - As of 8:00PM EDT, the National Hurricane Center has Hurricane Idalia located approximately 155 miles WSW of Tampa, Florida. Hurricane Idalia strengthened to a

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๐Ÿค” Where Can Seniors Go If Itโ€™s Time to Sell โ“ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Many older homeowners don’t want to move even if homeownership has become challenging.  But they have options that might not be as bad as they fear.NEW YORK – The search for the

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๐Ÿšจ August 2023 ๐Ÿ“ข Just Released Market Report for Naples Area with information for all of Southwest Florida โ˜˜ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ SW FL ๐ŸŒด

Hello,Barry & Kim with the Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ hope that you and yours are doing good.08-25-2022 - Hot off the press; please find info from the just released August

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๐Ÿค” Have Prices Bottomed โ“ 5 Monthly Declines End in July ๐Ÿ“… Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Home sales dropped 22.3% year-to-year but prices don’t seem to care.  Year-to-year prices fell a bit in Feb. and 3% in May, but they started to rise again in July (up 1.9%).LOS ANGELES

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๐Ÿก Citizens Ins. Has to Recalculate Rate Increases ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The state-owned insurer requested a maximum 12% hike for most residential policies and must go lower. But a condo association hike was approved at 9.2%.TALLAHASSEE, Florida – Regulators have

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๐Ÿค” What Do 7% Mortgage Rates Mean for Homebuyers โ“Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Some discouraged buyers should stop looking for their “forever home” and start looking for their “get my foot in the door to start building equity” home.The average rate on

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โš ๏ธ Mortgage Rates Top 7% โ€“ Highest Level in 2 Decades ๐Ÿ“… Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

A 30-year, fixed-rate loan averaged 7.09% this week, its highest level since it was 7.13% in April 2002.  It also exceeds a high of 7.08% hit last fall.WASHINGTON – The average long-term.

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๐ŸŒด Florida Metro in U.S. Top 10 for BBQ Cities ๐Ÿก Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Texas had 3 cities in the top 10, but Jacksonville hit No. 9 with its “bounty of BBQ restaurants.”  It beat out Tampa (No. 15), Orlando (No. 17) and Miami (No. 47).TAMPA, Fla. ;

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๐Ÿ’Ž LUXURY MARKET REPORT ๐Ÿ’Ž Lee and Collier Counties ๐Ÿฐ Barry & Kim, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด August 2023

Welcome to our custom Naples Area, Marco Island & Lee County Luxury Home Market Report Blog for August 2023; your up to date guide to Luxury Real Estate market data and trends for Southwest

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๐Ÿ“ฃ 2 of Every 25 U.S. Homes Worth at Least $1M ๐Ÿ’ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

While $1M signified luxury property a short while ago, it’s now 8% of the nation’s housing stock – but a large percentage of those homes are still in Pacific Coast states.SEATTLE

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๐Ÿ“ฃ FHFA: May Home Prices Up 2.8% Year-to-Year ๐Ÿ“… Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The index that tracks more than half of all U.S. mortgages found continued price stabilization.  Month-to-month prices rose only 0.7%.WASHINGTON – U.S. house prices rose in May, up 0.7%

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๐Ÿก Mortgage Rates Tick Higher: 30-Year at 6.96% ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The average rate on a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage rose for the third week in a row, up from last week’s average 6.90%.  A year ago, it was 5.22%.WASHINGTON (AP) – The average

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๐Ÿ“ฃ The 80 ~ 20 Rule โ€“ Intro to Mortgage Insurance ๐Ÿ“ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Mortgages revolve around a 20% down payment, and buyers who put less down use mortgage insurance to do so – yet many don’t understand what that means.KEY BISCAYNE, Florida. –

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๐Ÿšจ 20 Ways to Save Money on Homeownersโ€™ Insurance ๐Ÿ’ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Most money-saving tips have a secondary side effect, such as increasing out-of-pocket costs after a disaster or no coverage at all for something you may need.MIAMI – Living in a Barbie’s

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๐Ÿ“ข 5 Florida Metros in Top 10 for Out-of-State Buyers ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

In 2Q 2023, Florida remained a top go-to state, with the lion’s share relocating from New York, but Chicago provided more buyers for Cape Coral, No. 7 on the list.SEATTLE – A record one

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๐Ÿ“ฐ 1.1M New Apartments May Not Lower Rents Much ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Some economists predict a slight drop in rents, but only in some metros – and even there it won’t have a big impact after years of rising rental costs.LOS ANGELES – When viewed

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๐Ÿ“Š Mortgage Rates Tick Higher: 30-year at 6.90% ๐Ÿ“ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Average rates for a 30-year, fixed-rate loan pushed closer to 7% again this week, up from last week’s 6.81%. A year ago, rates averaged 4.99%.WASHINGTON (AP) – The average long-term U.S.

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๐Ÿ“ข NAR: June Pending Sales Rose 0.3% ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

“The recovery has not taken place, but the housing recession is over,” says NAR’s chief economist, after the first pending-sales increase in three months.WASHINGTON – Pending

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๐Ÿ”” Bank Plan Could Impact Mortgage Rates ๐Ÿšจ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Regulators want to boost capital requirements, but, as proposed, they’re targeting banks that offer mortgages with higher loan-to-value ratios.  That could raise rates.WASHINGTON –

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๐Ÿก June New-Home Sales Cool As Mortgage Rates Rise ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Newly built home sales fell 2.5% last month.  NAHB cited higher mortgage rates and some supply chain issues for electrical transformers as the leading cause.WASHINGTON – June sales of

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๐Ÿ“ฃ A Housing Recession? It May Be Over ๐Ÿ“ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Housing recoveries often trail recessions, and positive signs – builder optimism, rebounding prices, more investment – suggest a corner may have been turned.NEW YORK – A recession

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๐Ÿ“ฐ Good News ~ Bad News ~ Economy Accelerates in 2Q ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The U.S. economy grew 2.4%, up from 2% in the first quarter, indicating a still-robust economy that adds pressure on the Fed to raise interest rates again.WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. economy

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๐Ÿ“ข 30-Year Mortgage Rates Head Back Up, Hit 6.81% ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

After moving closer to 7% and then falling last week, the 30-year, fixed-rate moved a bit higher from last week’s 6.78%.  A year ago, the rate averaged 5.3%.  Three Years ago it was

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๐Ÿ”” Fed Raises Interest Rates a Quarter Point as Expected ๐Ÿ“ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Observers looked for clues on whether the Fed will raise interest rates again later this year, and the Fed seemed to imply it was likely, but not a sure thing.WASHINGTON – The U.S. Federal

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๐Ÿ‘‰ Older Buyers Need Credit Scores Too ๐Ÿ“ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

After paying off debt, some older adults use cash or debit cards and avoid debt completely – but that may lower their credit scores and cause other headaches later.NEW YORK – Getting rid

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๐ŸŒด Florida's June Housing: Prices Stabilize, Inventory Up ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Florida Realtors:  YOY single-family home median price flat at $420K, supply at 2.8 months.  YOY condo median price also remains the same at $325K, supply at 3.6 months.ORLANDO, Florida.

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๐Ÿšจ July 2023 ๐Ÿ“ข Just Released Market Report for Naples Area with information for all of Southwest Florida โ˜˜ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ SW FL ๐ŸŒด

Hello,Barry & Kim with the Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ hope that you and yours are doing good.07-21-2022 - Hot off the press; please find info from the just released July 2023

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๐Ÿ“ฃ Builder Confidence Moves a Bit Higher in July ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

With the tight inventory of existing homes, the market remains solid for builders, and the index measuring attitudes moved one point higher to 56 from June’s 55.WASHINGTON – Buyers who

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๐Ÿ’ฐ What Are Floridaโ€™s Wealthiest Counties โ“ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Monroe County tops the list with a median home value just shy of $1M ($957,819) – but it’s not No. 1 for median income ($73,153).  Collier County takes Number Two Spot and has the

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๐Ÿ”” Mortgage Rates Again Push Close to 7% ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The average rate on a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage rose for the third week in a row, hitting 6.96% – up from last week’s 6.81% and 6.71% the week before.LOS ANGELES (AP) – The

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๐Ÿ’Ž LUXURY MARKET REPORT ๐Ÿ’Ž Lee and Collier Counties ๐Ÿฐ Barry & Kim, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด July 2023

Welcome to our custom Naples Area, Marco Island & Lee County Luxury Home Market Report Blog for July 2023; your up to date guide to Luxury Real Estate market data and trends for Southwest

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๐Ÿ“ฃ Florida โ€˜Inflation Hotspotโ€™ Due to New Demand ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The rising cost of housing has made inflation higher in most of Florida. While that’s not good, the reason for it – higher demand from new relocating residents – is.In nearly two

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๐Ÿ“ข BRICS Countries Planning New Gold-Backed Currency ๐Ÿ’ด Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

As tensions with Russia and China escalate, the so-called BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) are preparing to strike a blow against U.S. dollar hegemony.Last week, the

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๐Ÿ‘€ Not All Fed Officials OK with No Rate Hike ๐Ÿ“ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Fed members don’t think alike, and a handful disagreed with the choice to maintain current interest rates at their last meeting.  They wanted a quarter-point hike.WASHINGTON (AP) –

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๐Ÿšจ Mortgage Rate Hits 6.81%, Highest Since Nov. 2022 ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

It’s a new high for 2023 and the second week of increases.  It’s largely the result of higher 10-year Treasury Note yields as investors worry about inflation.LOS ANGELES (AP) ;

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๐Ÿšจ New Florida Law Will Impact Some Foreign-Buyer Purchases ๐ŸŒ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Florida Realtors lawyers spoke to 6K+ members during a July 29 webinar, saying a new law impacting some property sales to certain foreign buyers goes into effect July 1.  Some details are not

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๐Ÿšจ Average Long-Term U.S. Mortgage Rate Rises to 6.71% ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Freddie Mac:  The 30-year FRM increased, snapping a three-week pullback from 6.79% on June 1, which was the highest level so far this year.The average long-term U.S. mortgage rate rose this,

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๐ŸŒด Florida is Home to 50% of Top Want-to-Move-to Metros ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

More buyers want to relocate – but fewer do thanks to a tight inventory of available homes.  Phoenix is No. 1 but Florida cities hold all spots from No. 3 to No. 7.One in four U.S.

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๐Ÿ“ข New Insurance Law Offers Homeowner Safeguards ๐Ÿ“ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

A law effective July 1 adds protections:  Citizens, for example, can’t refuse coverage due to open FIGA claims, and policies can’t be cancelled if repairs aren’t done.FORT

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๐Ÿ‘‰ NAR: Home Sales Edge Up 0.2% in May ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Home prices, however, declined 3.1% year-to-year.  Price increases in the Northeast and Midwest regions failed to offset declines in the South and West.WASHINGTON – Existing-home sales

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๐Ÿ“Š Mortgage Rates Decline a Bit, Hit 6.67% ๐Ÿ“ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

It’s the third weekly drop in a row and down from last week’s average of 6.69% for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage.  A year ago, rates were 5.81%.LOS ANGELES (AP) – The average

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๐Ÿšจ June 2023 ๐Ÿ“ข Just Released Market Report for Naples Area with information for all of Southwest Florida โ˜˜ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ SW FL ๐ŸŒด

Hello,Barry & Kim with the Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ hope that you and yours are doing good.06-23-2022 - Hot off the press; please find info from the just released June 2023

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๐Ÿ“ข Housing Economists: A Correction, Not a Crash ๐Ÿ”ฅ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

More than a dozen economists say it will take 2-9 years for building and warehouse values to get back on track – but homes won’t lose any appreciable value.The nation’s housing

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๐Ÿ“ข Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Budget, but Vetoes $510M ๐Ÿ’ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

About a fifth of the cuts affected a program to keep rural property from being developed – $100M vetoed for Conservation and Rural Land Protection easements.TALLAHASSEE, Florida – Gov.

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๐Ÿ‘‰ Real Estate Q&A ~ Cosign if a Boyfriend Has Lousy Credit โ“ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

A man with a good job failed to qualify for a home loan because he has bad credit.  What are the pros/cons if his less wealthy, creditworthy girlfriend cosigns?FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida –

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๐Ÿšจ Florida Woman to Serve Time for Real Estate Land Fraud ๐Ÿ“ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

A two-woman team lied about vacant land they offered for sale and disappeared after victims wired a down payment.  The online scam claimed more than 40 victims.TALLAHASSEE, Florida – One

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๐Ÿ’Ž LUXURY MARKET REPORT ๐Ÿ’Ž Lee and Collier Counties ๐Ÿฐ Barry & Kim, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด May 2023

Welcome to our custom Naples Area, Marco Island & Lee County Luxury Home Market Report Blog for June 2023; your up to date guide to Luxury Real Estate market data and trends for Southwest

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๐Ÿ”” Florida Regulators Consider Citizens Rate Hike ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Citizens Insurance requested 12% rate hikes in a 2.5-hour meeting with Florida’s Office of Insurance Regulation.  Final OIR decisions usually aren’t issued for a few weeks

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๐Ÿšจ More Owners Told to Pay Decade-Old Loans ๐Ÿ’ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

During the Great Recession, lenders charged-off second-mortgages and sold them to investors, who are now demanding payment from surprised homeowners.NEW YORK – Homeowners are facing large

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๐Ÿ”” Study: Corporate Landlords Hurt Local Residents ๐Ÿก Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

A study finds that institutional investors keep many Atlanta residents from becoming homeowners and building wealth, with Black residents affected most.CHARLOTTE, S.C. – New research out of

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๐Ÿ“ข 5 Myths About FHA Loans ๐Ÿ’ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Many people qualify for an FHA loan but don’t realize it.  They’re not just for first-time buyers, student loans aren’t dealbreakers and there are no income limits.RICHMOND,.

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๐Ÿ“ฃ Citizens Insurance Moving Out Up to 26K Policies Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The state-run “insurer of last resort” has seen its number of policies surge to 1.3M, but it plans to move up to 26K of those to private companies later this summer.TALLAHASSEE, Florida

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๐ŸŒ€ Hurricanes and Businesses: Prepare Now ๐Ÿ“… Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

A roster of disasters can disrupt business operations, and it’s too late to start planning if a storm is two days out.  Analyze current insurance coverage to start.MIAMI – The

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๐Ÿ“ฃ Canadian Tourists and Homebuyers? Theyโ€™re Back ๐Ÿ“ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Canadian tourists are returning to Florida as COVID and visa problems fade away.  The number of visiting Canadians has hit pre-plandemic levels in the past few months.TALLAHASSEE, Florida ;

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๐Ÿก Smart Home Tech That Enhances Home Efficiency ๐ŸŒด Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Homeowners want energy efficient homes.  Whether it’s to save money or reduce their carbon footprint, smart home tech can help.As we find ourselves more deeply embedded in the digital,

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๐ŸŒ€ Itโ€™s Hurricane Season: Checked Your Insurance Policy โ“ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The worst time to discover you have less insurance coverage than you thought?  The day after a hurricane.  The 2023 season has started June 1st and runs through November 30th.SEBRING,

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๐Ÿ”” CFPB Warning Focuses on Banks Using Chatbots ๐ŸŒ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Has Erica given you banking advice, as in Bank of AmERICA?  The U.S. consumer bureau is worried about AI chatbots doing increasingly sophisticated tasks.NEW YORK (AP) – Can you trust,

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๐Ÿ“ข Mortgage Rates Ease Back a Bit, Down to 6.71% ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage hit a seven-month high last week after three straight increases, but fear of more increases eased after this week’s mortgage survey.LOS ANGELES (AP) —

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๐Ÿ“ฃ More Inherited-Home Recipients Prefer to Sell ๐Ÿ’ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Faced with the cost of property insurance, taxes and utilities, more children inheriting parents’ homes are deciding it’s best to sell rather than move in.NEW YORK – Higher home

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๐Ÿ“ข Louisiana and Others Sue FEMA Over Flood Insurance Rates ๐Ÿ’ง Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

What data does FEMA use to calculate flood insurance costs?  Louisiana wants to know if it considers flood-protection mitigation, such as a house raising or nearby levees.NEW ORLEANS (AP) ;

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๐Ÿ”” 6 Fed Agencies Plan Automated Appraisal Changes ๐Ÿ’ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Home inspectors’ automated valuation models (AVMs) need quality-control to keep historic discrimination out, the agencies say.  They’re currently accepting comments.WASHINGTON, D. &

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๐Ÿก Real Estate Investors Pull Back, Buy 49% Fewer Homes ๐Ÿ“‰ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Investor purchases dropped almost by half year-to-year in the first quarter. In Florida, it ranged from a 56.6% decline in Jacksonville to 28.8% in West Palm Beach.SEATTLE – Real estate

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๐Ÿ“ฃ One U.S. State Beats Florida In Percentage of Seniors ๐Ÿ“ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Older adults either love Florida weather or desire a full winter.  The Census Bureau’s latest stats find that 18.7% of Floridians are aged 65 to 84 – but in Maine it’s 19.4%

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๐Ÿ‘‰ FHFA: 1Q Home Prices Up 4.3% โ€“ but More in Florida ๐ŸŒด Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The Miami area led the nation in price gains with 14.1%, year-to-year, but of 8 Florida metros included, even the lowest-ranking one (Tampa, No. 36) saw a 5.6% gain.WASHINGTON – U.S. house

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๐Ÿ“ฃ Fed Less Likely to Raise Rates this Month ๐Ÿ“ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

More officials on the Federal Reserve are backing a decision not to raise rates in a few weeks, saying it will give them time to collect more data.WASHINGTON (AP) – Leading Federal Reserve

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๐ŸŒ€ Hurricanes: 20% Donโ€™t Prepare, 24% Donโ€™t Evacuate ๐Ÿšจ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

A survey by AAA asked Floridians how they prepare for the hurricane season, and one in five said they simply ignore evacuation warnings.MIAMI – A recent hurricane prep survey by AAA revealed

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๐Ÿ“ข Floridians a Bit More Confident in May ๐Ÿ“… Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Uuniersity of Florida:  After a drop in April – the only one in 2023 so far – Floridians’ consumer outlook rose modestly again in May as the state bucks national trends

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๐Ÿ‘‰ FHA Proposes New Way to Prevent Foreclosures ๐Ÿก Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

FHA’s foreclosure-prevention options don’t work as well thanks to higher interest rates, so it’s taking comments about a proposed “Payment Supplement Partial Claim.&rdquo

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๐Ÿ“ฃ Governor DeSantis Signs 3 Property Insurance Bills into Law ๐Ÿ“ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

HB 881 expands the My Safe Florida Home program to most areas and increases minimum home values.  SB 7052 boosts consumer protections and insurer accountability.  HB 799 changes Citizens'

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๐Ÿ”” Mortgage Rates Again Near 7% ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Nearly 5.5 million more households are priced out of the housing market today than a year ago, NAR data shows.The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose again this week, averaging 6.79% and forcing more

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๐Ÿ”” Inflation Measure Tracked by Fed Reserve was up in April ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

A key index of U.S. prices ticked up 0.4% in April from March, and consumer spending rebounded 0.8%, a sign that inflationary pressures in the economy remain high.WASHINGTON (AP) – A key index

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๐Ÿ›  Q&A: Doug Bauer, CEO of Tri Pointe Homes ๐Ÿก Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Homebuilder stocks are up 20%, and Bauer says buyers have adapted to the higher mortgage rates.  He also thinks builders will start to cut back on buying incentives.LOS ANGELES (AP) – By

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๐Ÿ‘‰ April Rents Edge Higher โ€“ But It May Be Seasonal ๐Ÿ“… Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

From March to April, asking rents for three-bedroom, single-family rentals rose 2.2% after months of slow price declines.  But it may be just a normal seasonal increase.First, the bad news:;

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๐Ÿšจ Economists: Inflation Will Still Be High in December ๐Ÿ“… Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

45 economists surveyed predict a still-too-high expected inflation rate of 4.2% for all of 2023 – and they don’t think the Fed will lower interest rates soon.WASHINGTON (AP) – The

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๐Ÿ“ฃ U.S. Metros Growing, Many Reversing 2021 Drops ๐Ÿ“ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Census Bureau:  Orlando was No. 5 for growth in 2022, adding 65K new residents, but overall city growth was muted as the pandemic pushed people to rural areas.ORLANDO, Florida (AP) – The

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๐Ÿ“ข 1Q U.S. Economy: Tepid but No Recession Yet ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

From January to March, the U.S. economy grew a small 1.3%, though that beat 1.1% expectations.  But consumer spending, which makes up about 70% of that, was up 3.8%.WASHINGTON (AP) – The.

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๐Ÿ”” Risk Rating 2.0 Takes Effect: What to Know ๐Ÿ“ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Still don’t understand the National Flood Insurance Program’s new pricing methodology?  Get an update from NAR’s Insurance Committee chair.There’s still confusion around

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๐Ÿšจ May 2023 ๐Ÿ“ข Just Released Market Report for Naples Area with information for all of Southwest Florida โ˜˜ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ SW FL ๐ŸŒด

Hello,Barry & Kim with the Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ hope that you and yours are doing good as we remember those who served, paying the uptimate price, this Memroial Day

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๐Ÿ“ฃ Census Bureau: April New-Home Sales Up 4.1% ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

More buyers frustrated with the limited number of existing homes turned to builders for relief in April.  Sales growth is notably rising in the $200K-$400K range.WASHINGTON – Sales of

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๐Ÿ‘‰ NAR: Pending Sales Unchanged in April ๐Ÿ“ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

While the number of homes didn’t change, it varied by region.  Of the four included in NAR’s report, pending sales fell only in the Northeast but rose everywhere else.WASHINGTON

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๐Ÿšจ Mortgage Rate Averages 6.57%, Highest In 2 Months ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Freddie Mac economist:  “The U.S. economy is showing continued resilience which, combined with debt ceiling concerns, led to higher mortgage rates this week.”LOS ANGELES (AP) ;

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๐Ÿ“ฃ So Far, Itโ€™s a Good Year for Condo Sales ๐Ÿ’ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

A condo still sells for less than a single-family home, but prices remain firm and rising in many areas, including most of South Florida.MIAMI – The good news is that the national median condo

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๐ŸŒ€ Hurricane Ian Creates Unique Market in Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Hurricane Ian hit SW Florida last year, and Realtors say many current listings still have outstanding insurance claims.   Even if a cash sale, those must be settled before closing.VENICE,

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๐Ÿ“ข CFPB Proposes New Rules for PACE Financing ๐Ÿ’ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The agency says “unscrupulous companies bait homeowners.”  It’s taking comments on new proposed rules that make sure homeowners have the ability to repay.WASHINGTON –

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๐Ÿ”” FHFA Rescinds Plan for DTI Mortgage Fees ๐Ÿ’ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

FHFA cancels loan fees slated to become effective in August.  Based on feedback, it says implementation is “challenging.”  NAR calls it a good decision.WASHINGTON – The

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๐Ÿ“ˆ Inflation Causes Americans to Cut Back on Remodeling ๐Ÿ›  Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Home Depot sales surged during pandemic lockdowns but fell short of expectations in 1Q 2023.  Consumers still want to remodel but they’re now choosing smaller projects.ATLANTA –

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๐Ÿ‘‰ What Home Features Are High on Buyersโ€™ Lists โ“ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Homes with a steam oven, quartz finishes in the kitchen or hurricane shutters/windows typically sell for a higher price than the average Florida homeFORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – With spring

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๐Ÿ“ข More South Florida Homeowners are Gaining Home Equity ๐Ÿ“ˆ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

The market slowed a bit nationally, but not in South Florida, which is seeing slower, yet positive home value gains. About 2 out of 3 homeowners (65.3%) are “equity rich.”Homeowners

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๐Ÿ”” Top Precursor to Bankruptcy? Medical Debt ๐Ÿ’ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Many responsible Americans with solid credit scores face foreclosure and even bankruptcy when bills pile up after care for an expensive medical problem.DENVER (AP) – Cindy Powers was driven

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๐Ÿ“ฃ Fed: 46% of Banks Raised Lending Standards ๐Ÿ’ฐ Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

How have attitudes changed after three large bank failures?  A Federal Reserve survey found continued tightening. One year ago, banks were easing lending standards.WASHINGTON (AP) – A

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๐Ÿก Tight Supply Fuels New-Home Demand ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

For today’s homebuyers, 1 out of 3 potential listings is new construction. Historically, new homes only make up 1 out of 10 for-sale listings.NEW YORK – Home builders are enjoying

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๐Ÿ“ข Fannieโ€™s Housing Confidence Index Hits 1-Year High ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Attitudes rise and fall, but Fannie Mae’s April index saw a rise in all six sub-components.  Overall, however, attitudes still fall into pessimism territory.WASHINGTON – Fannie Mae

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๐Ÿšจ Bonds Backed by Apartments Under Stress โšก Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

Collateralized loan obligations (CLOs) offer easier terms for apartment building buyers, but their shorter terms and floating interest rates may be creating problems.NEW YORK – Defaults are

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๐Ÿ’Ž LUXURY MARKET REPORT ๐Ÿ’Ž Lee and Collier Counties ๐Ÿฐ Barry Hoey, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด May 2023

Welcome to our custom Naples Area, Marco Island & Lee County Luxury Home Market Report Blog for May 2023; your up to date guide to Luxury Real Estate market data and trends for Southwest Florida

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๐Ÿ“ข Congress Answers Flood Ins. FAQ Questions ๐Ÿ’ง Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

How does Risk Rating 2.0 – a new way to bill customers who take out flood insurance – impact homeowners and buyers?WASHINGTON – Risk Rating 2.0 went into effect fully on April 1,

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๐Ÿšจ Floridiansโ€™ Confidence Drops One Point in April ๐Ÿ“Š Barry & Kim, Realtors, Hoey Team ๐Ÿ€ 239RealEstateDeals.Com LLC โ˜˜ Directly Serving all of Southwest Florida ๐ŸŒด

After three monthly increases, UF’s sentiment index fell one point, due mainly to “somewhat unexpected” concerns about the nation’s long-term economic health.GAINESVILLE,