Marlin Real Estate News

Average Downpayment at Three-Year Low!

Average Downpayment at Three-Year Low!

RealtyTrac’s Q1 2015 U.S. Home Purchase Downpayment Report finds that homebuyers continue to put less money down on a new home. In the first quarter of 2015, the average downpayment (single family homes, condos and townhomes) was 14.8 percent of the purchase price, down...

Multiple Offers: Tips for Buyers Making Bids

Multiple Offers: Tips for Buyers Making Bids

Sellers with more than one offer will pick the “best” one, though “best” is an undefined term – in the case of an offer, it’s all in how the sellers view it. Buyers hoping to win a bid should consider all the variables and...

Florida Home Prices To Rise 4-5% Over Next 12 Months

Florida Home Prices To Rise 4-5% Over Next 12 Months

Realtors® remain mostly confident about the real estate market over the next six months, thanks to 30-year fixed rates that remain below 4 percent, continued job growth, and recent measures that have made credit more accessible and cheaper. Across all property types (single family,...

Designing A South Florida Lifestyle

Designing A South Florida Lifestyle

From an acclaimed design firm’s award winning interiors, Jose Arango is widely considered an authority on modern contemporary design in South Florida. Jose represents Toby Zack Designs, which showcases their own collection of exclusive and unique furniture from around the globe, discovered during worldwide...

Home Prices Starting to Rise Quickly Again

Home Prices Starting to Rise Quickly Again

The number of metro areas with double-digit price appreciation doubled in the first quarter of this year compared to the quarter before, according to the National Association of Realtors®’ latest quarterly housing report. Strong demand and a tight inventory of for-sale homes for-sale pushed...

Another Reason To Buy Now: Rents Going
Up Again

Another Reason To Buy Now: Rents Going</br>Up Again

CEOs of the largest companies renting out single-family homes say they plan to raise rents up to 5.7 percent this year, as they switch their focus from buying more properties to optimizing revenue from the thousands of properties they already own. According to Bloomberg,...

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