The unfortunate government shutdown will affect people all across the nation in various ways. We’ve gotten inquiries from those concerned parties who are trying to conduct real estate transactions, which can already be a difficult and time-consuming process, as to how the government shutdown will affect them. Our friends at realtor.org have already compiled a handy guide to how the organizations with the closest ties to real estate are going to handle the shutdown, and we’d like to share some of that information with you all.
We've been reporting on the monthly price rises in the Orlando home market in recent times, but sometimes it's good to take a look over how far the market has come in even just a year's time. The Orlando Regional Realtor Assocation agrees with us, because they just produced figures showing how existing single-family home sales have risen 29 percent since August 2012.
We’re really excited, although not surprised, to see the latest results as reported in the 2013 REAL Trends 500! REAL Trends 500, an independent ranking of the 500 largest U.S. brokerages, found that RE/MAX brokerages meet the strict qualifications of the survey more than any other competitor. That’s huge!
Yes, believe it or not, it's that time again. Winter has passed, and it's time to open up the windows, break out the brooms, step outside, and start cleaning up our seasonal burrows. We know it's not the funnest activity in the world, but it's important! Remember, your home is your investment, and going through an annual cleaning/maintenance check can not only increase its value, but can also save you future headaches in the long run.
The College Park Partnership is pulling all the stops on this year’s Jazz Fest, which marks its 11th annual occurrence. This laid-back and relaxing celebration invites residents and visitors alike to pack a great meal, bring a comfortable chair, and enjoy the five-hour, three-stage musical showpiece. Of course, food and beverages will also be available from vendors at the event.
With the launch of the brand new iPhone 5 last week, Apple also introduced the latest version of its operating system iOS 6. Regardless of whether you were one of the millions worldwide who picked up the latest iPhone, if you have any of Apple’s mobile devices, including the iPhone 4, 4S, and iPad, then you were no doubt prompted by your device to upgrade to iOS 6.