The Mandel Team - South Florida Real Estate Blog

Can I Back Out Of My Home Purchase?

Can I Back Out Of My Home Purchase?

All right. So you're under contract on a home or you're thinking about writing an offer on a home but you're just not sure if it's the perfect one for you and you might be wondering what outs do I have in the contract? How can I back out? Well, in ...

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3 Ways Home Equity Can Have a Major Impact on Your Life

3 Ways Home Equity Can Have a Major Impact on Your Life

There have been a lot of headlines reporting on how homeowner equity (the difference between the current market value of your home and the amount you owe on your mortgage) has dramatically increased over the past few years....

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3 Ways You’ll Win When You Buy a Home This Year

3 Ways You’ll Win When You Buy a Home This Year

There are so many great reasons to purchase a home, and over the past year, we’ve realized more of them than we ever thought possible. If you’re a first-time homebuyer, having a home of your own can give you a greater sense of security ...

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3 Reasons We’re Definitely Not in a Housing Bubble

3 Reasons We’re Definitely Not in a Housing Bubble

Home values appreciated by about ten percent in 2020, and they’re forecast to appreciate by about five percent this year. This has some voicing concern that we may be in another housing bubble like the one we experienced a little over a ...

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2021 South Florida Housing Market Predictions

2021 South Florida Housing Market Predictions

So the 2020 housing market was absolutely bananas! And the 2021 housing market is looking like it's going to be the same, if not even better. In this video, we're gonna go over our 2021 housing market predictions for South Florida. Prediction ...

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How To Win In A Bidding War When Buying A House

How To Win In A Bidding War When Buying A House

So, if you've heard anything about the real estate market in 2021, it's probably that there's very little supply of homes for sale, and that a lot of homes are getting multiple offers in a very short period of time. Well in this video, we're gonna ...

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6 Foundational Benefits of Homeownership Today

6 Foundational Benefits of Homeownership Today

Over the past year, our homes have become an integral part of our lives more than ever. They’re much more than the houses we live in. They’re our workplaces, virtual schools, and safe havens that provide shelter, stability, and ...

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Why Owning a Home Is a Powerful Financial Decision

Why Owning a Home Is a Powerful Financial Decision

In today’s housing market, there are clear financial benefits to owning a home: increasing equity, the chance to build your net worth, and appreciating home values, just to name a few. If you’re a renter, it’s ...

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Do I Really Need a 20% Down Payment to Buy a Home?

Do I Really Need a 20% Down Payment to Buy a Home?

Is the idea of saving for a down payment holding you back from buying a home right now? You may be eager to take advantage of today’s low mortgage rates, but the thought of needing a large down payment might make you want to pump the ...

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What Experts Are Saying about the 2021 Job Market

What Experts Are Saying about the 2021 Job Market

Earlier this month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released their most recent Jobs Report. The report revealed that the economy lost 140,000 jobs in December. That’s a devastating number and dramatically impacts those ...

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What Record-Low Housing Inventory Means for You

What Record-Low Housing Inventory Means for You

The real estate market is expected to do very well in 2021, with mortgage rates that are hovering at historic lows and forecasted by experts to remain favorable throughout the year. One challenge to the housing industry, however, ...

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