TV shows about remodeling homes and flipping houses have given the public some false ideas about real estate. Let me start by saying that I own rentals, invest in real estate, and have flipped homes, so I’m not against these strategies. I simply want to explain how they vary for each person.
In the real estate business, it’s common to hear buyers contemplate about the best time to buy. “Now is a great time to buy since prices are low.”
“Stephanie Grassi and everyone we had the pleasure of dealing with at Florida Mortgage were amazing. I have heard so many horror stories about loan processing for a home, so I did my research before choosing Florida Mortgage, and it was the best decision I ever made. They made the whole process amazing! I will […]
There are a lot of things to consider when buying a second home. For instance, will you use the home exclusively, or will you rent it out for tourist season? Did you know income-tax rules are different for second homes and rental income? Did you know some homeowners’ associations have rules prohibiting rentals? This leads […]
When tax time comes around, we get a ton of self-employed tax questions regarding how different scenarios impact getting approved for a loan. We wanted to summarize how the deduction for mileage is viewed through the eyes of lending. Please consult a tax professional with tax preparation questions. Automobiles used for business purposes have an […]
Welcome to Florida! It’s much warmer here than Michigan 🙂
We scoured the Internet and posted 5 of our favorite DIY Christmas craft ideas, as well as a link to the tutorials for how to make them.
In the past 2 weeks, we’ve seen maximum loan limits for FHA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac loans increase! As anticipated, the maximum VA loan limit was just increased to $453,100 for almost every county in Florida. This makes it easier for you to get a second VA loan — call us for the details. […]