The Mandel Team - South Florida Real Estate Blog

Why Home Loans Today Aren't What They Were In The Past

Why Home Loans Today Aren't What They Were In The Past

In today's housing market, many are beginning to wonder if we're returning to the riskier lending habits and borrowing options that led to the housing crash 15 years ago. Let's ease those concerns. Several times a year, the Mortgage Bankers ...

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Things To Avoid After Applying For A Home Loan

Things To Avoid After Applying For A Home Loan

Once you've applied for a mortgage to buy a home, there are some key things to keep in mind. While it's an exciting time to start thinking about moving in and decorating, be careful when it comes to making any big purchases. Hey, I'm Andy with the ...

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Can You Still Get 4% Interest Rates In 2022?

Can You Still Get 4% Interest Rates In 2022?

Are you a buyer who wants to buy a house here in 2022, but you don't wanna pay these crazy high interest rates that you're seeing today in the sixes? What if I told you that there was a way to get an interest rate in the 4% range still in 2022? ...

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Home Price Deceleration Doesn't Mean Home Price Depreciation

Home Price Deceleration Doesn't Mean Home Price Depreciation

Experts in the real estate industry use a number of terms when they talk about what's happening with home prices. And some of those words sound a bit similar but mean very different things. Hey, it's Andy with The Mandel Team at RE/MAX. And to help ...

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Is the housing market correcting?

Is the housing market correcting?

If you're following the news, all of the headlines about conditions in the current housing market today may leave you with more questions than answers. Is the boom over? Is the market crashing or correcting? Hey, it's Andy Mandel with the Mandel ...

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Get To Know Us!

Get To Know Us!

Hi, I'm Andy Mandel with the Mandel Team at Remax. And I work with buyers, sellers, investors, landlords, and tenants. Our team has over 50 years of combined real estate experience and we sell over 200 homes per year. We are experts in navigating, ...

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Cash Guarantee!

Cash Guarantee!

Have you been looking for a home and wanna have the ability to buy a house all cash? Fairway Mortgage, as one of our preferred lenders, has a new program called the Fairway Cash Guarantee. Hi, I'm Andy Mandel with The Mandel Team at RE/MAX, and I'm ...

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Lock Shop & Go

Lock Shop & Go

Hi, I'm Andy Mandel with the Mandel team at Remax. It's not a secret that interest rates are rising in the United States. Fairway Mortgage, as our preferred lender, has a new program called "Lock Shop & Go." Normally you can't lock in an ...

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Is Your Home Ready To List?

Is Your Home Ready To List?

One of the biggest concerns for a homeowner looking to sell is the time that they'll have to put in before listing their home. If that's the case for you you should know your home might be closer to list-ready than you think, in today's market. A ...

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3 Tips For First Time Home Buyers

3 Tips For First Time Home Buyers

Buying your first home is a major decision and an exciting milestone. Even though it can feel daunting at times, it has the power to change your life for the better. If you're looking to purchase your first home, you may be wondering what's ...

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Will Home Prices Fall This Year?

Will Home Prices Fall This Year?

Many people are wondering will home prices fall this year? Whether you're a potential home buyer, seller, or both, the answer to this question matters for you. Hey, it's Andy Mandel with the Mandel Team at RE/MAX. And in this video, we're gonna ...

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Sellers Have An Opportunity With Today's Home Prices

Sellers Have An Opportunity With Today's Home Prices

- As mortgage rates started to rise this year, many homeowners began to wonder if the value of their homes would fall. Here's the good news. Historically, when mortgage rates rise by a percentage point or more, home values continue to appreciate. ...

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Luxury Homes Are in High Demand

Luxury Homes Are in High Demand

As people realize their needs are changing, some are turning to luxury housing to find their dream home. Investopedia helps define what pushes a home into this category. In a recent article, they point out that a luxury home ...

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South Florida Housing Market Update [June 2022]

South Florida Housing Market Update [June 2022]

The shift everyone's been talking about and waiting for in the South Florida real estate market, is starting to happen. Hey, it's Andy Mandel, with The Mandel Team at RE/MAX, and I'm here to bring you your June 2022 housing market update. As ...

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How To Buy In A Tight Market

How To Buy In A Tight Market

Here are our tips to get your offer accepted in a very competitive bidding situation. Number one is get pre-approved for a mortgage. Not just pre-qualified, but fully underwritten upfront from your lender. This will allow you to write the offer, ...

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