The Mandel Team - South Florida Real Estate Blog

How to 40X your Net Worth!

How to 40X your Net Worth!

Did you know that the average homeowner has a net worth almost 40 times more than the average renter? Homeownership is part of the American dream and it's one of the biggest financial assets that most people have and it's one of the biggest drivers ...

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Why It’s Still Safe To Sell Your Home

Why It’s Still Safe To Sell Your Home

If you’re on the fence about whether or not you want to sell your house this year, there’s good news. Real estate professionals are highly experienced in how to sell houses safely during the pandemic. Over the last year, ...

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  Is It Time To Move on to a New Home?

Is It Time To Move on to a New Home?

If you’ve been in your home for longer than five years, you’re not alone. According to recent data from First American, homeowners are staying put much longer than historical averages (see graph below): As the graph shows, before ...

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  Is the Number of Homes for Sale Finally Growing?

Is the Number of Homes for Sale Finally Growing?

An important metric in today’s residential real estate market is the number of homes available for sale. The shortage of available housing inventory is the major reason for the double-digit price appreciation we’ve seen in ...

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What Buyers and Sellers Need To Know About the Appraisal Gap

What Buyers and Sellers Need To Know About the Appraisal Gap

With home prices appreciating so rapidly, we're seeing a big gap between the appraised value of the property and what buyers today are willing to pay. Here's what you need to know about this appraisal gap. It's economics 101, with supply low and ...

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5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer

5 Tips for Making Your Best Offer

In today’s sellers’ market, standing out as a buyer is critical. Multi-offer scenarios and bidding wars are the norm due to the low supply of houses for sale and high buyer demand. If you’re buying this fall, ...

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5 Reasons Today’s Housing Market Is Anything but Normal

5 Reasons Today’s Housing Market Is Anything but Normal

There's a lot of headlines and news articles about the market getting back to quote unquote normal, what we were seeing pre Corona virus and in some parts of the country, that might be the case, but here in south Florida, we're just not really ...

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Reasons You Should Consider Selling This Fall

Reasons You Should Consider Selling This Fall

If you’re trying to decide when to sell your house, there may not be a better time to list than right now. The ultimate sellers’ market we’re in today won’t last forever. If you’re thinking of making a ...

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