Boca Raton is a must-see city on the beautiful southeastern coast of Florida in Southern Palm Beach County Fl, just 45 miles north of Miami. The city’s name is derived from the Spanish term “boca de ratones” which means ‘rat's mouth’. This is due to the reference on very early maps of hidden very dangerous sharp-pointed rocks that gnawed or fretted ships’ cables.

Known as one of the wealthiest places in South Florida, Boca Raton is also stated to be one of the principal cities of the Miami metropolitan area. With its exquisite two-mile stretch of beaches, beautiful parks, fantastic Florida climate, various cultural experiences, pristine golf courses, luxurious shopping destinations and impeccable culinary options, the charming city of Boca Raton…

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When you’re selling any item, you usually want to sell it for the greatest profit possible. That happens when there’s a strong demand and a limited supply for that item. In the real estate market, that time is right now. If you’re thinking of selling your house this year, here are two reasons why now’s the time to list.

1. Demand Is Very Strong This Winter

A recent article in Inman News explains:

“Spring, the hottest time of year for homebuyers and sellers, has started early, according to economists. . . . ‘Home shopping season appears to already be in full swing!’”

And they aren’t the only ones saying buyers are already out in full force. That claim is backed up with data released last week by ShowingTime. The ShowingTime Showing…

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Mortgage rates have increased significantly since the beginning of the year. Each Thursday, Freddie Mac releases its Primary Mortgage Market Survey. According to the latest survey, the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage has risen from 3.22% at the start of the year to 3.55% as of last week. This is important to note because any increase in mortgage rates changes what a purchaser can afford. To give you an idea of how rising mortgage rates impact your purchasing power, see the table below:

How Can You Know Where Mortgage Rates Are Headed?

While it’s always difficult to know exactly where mortgage rates will go, a great indicator of where they may head is by looking at the 50-year history of the 10-year treasury yield, and then following its…

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In today’s sellers’ market, many homeowners are weighing their options and trying to decide if they should sell their house. If you’re in that group, you may be balancing things like the ongoing health crisis, rising mortgage rates, and your own changing needs to determine your best time to make a move.

However, recent data shows that time may already be here. According to the latest Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI) by Fannie Mae, 76% of consumers believe now is a good time to sell.

Looking back over the past few years, its clear consumers are incredibly optimistic today. The graph below shows the percent of survey respondents who say it’s a good time to sell a house, and their positive outlook is on the rise. The big dip near the middle of…

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Just how crazy is this housing market at the beginning of 2022?

Hey, I'm Andy with the Mandel Team at RE/MAX. And in this video, we're gonna go over our February 2022 Housing Market Update, where we give you the leading indicators showing you what's going on in the real estate market right now so you can make an informed decision on what to do for your family this year. When the media gives these stats, typically, they're giving you closed sales price, which is really indicative of what happened two, sometimes even three months ago. We're showing you what's going on right now so you know what's going to happen in the real estate market in the very near future, so you can make an informed decision.

When we do these videos, we're talking about…

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