Sign up to save searches, bookmark properties and never miss a price drop or new listing!

My Account

LATEST BLOG POST:

Purchasing Your Home

10 Most Common Flaws Found During Home Inspection

Text Version: In a study of more than 50,000 residences, here are the top 10 defects found during home inspections. 54.9% Doors need adjusting/servicing 54.8% Faucets and shower heads need servicing 54.5% Exterior caulking/sealant missing 53.7% Outlet or light switch problems 48% No circuit breaker (GFCI) protection 45.1% Missing or defective smoke alarms 45% Cosmetic or sheetrock...

New to JasonTaubRealtor.com: Mortgage Calculator

When you're ready to begin searching for a home to purchase, it's important to determine the maximum monthly mortgage payment that fits within your budget. Using an online mortgage calculator, such as the one now available on JasonTaubRealtor.com, can help with this. By inputting just a few items such as price, downpayment, interest rate and mortgage term (often 30 years), you'll get an estimated...

How to Save for Your First Home

Text Version: Want to buy your first home but need help coming up with the down payment? Consider these tips to set you on the right path. 1. Figure out what you can afford.  Be realistic and factor in the monthly costs for repairs, property taxes and more you'll face as a homeowner. 2. Talk to your Realtor about special financing programs.  Many programs for first-timers offer lower down...

Yes, You Can Buy a House During the Time of Coronavirus

Text Version: YES, You Can Buy a House Now! Here's what you need to know about house hunting during the time of coronavirus... REAL ESTATE has been deemed an essential service in Florida, and many Realtors are ready to assist you safely. GET PRE-APPROVED for a mortgage ASAP. Interest rates are at near all-time lows (but they won't be forever), and some lenders are extending lock-in rates for up...

Mortgage Rates Update [July 9]: Third Consecutive Week of Record Lows

The numbers are in!  Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac reported Thursday, July 9 that the average 30 year fixed mortgage rate has declined to 3.03%, down from the 3.07% average last week - And 3.13% two weeks prior. These are the lowest rates seen since Freddie Mac began tracking averages in 1971. One year ago, the average rate on a 30 year loan was 3.75%. Average rates on 15 year fixed mortgages have also...

What to Expect During a Remote Closing

Text Version: Florida is one of 23 states that has remote online notarization policies.  A few highlights on what to expect: The title company prepares the required documents, and then emails or uploads them to an online portal. The title company verifies personal information and identification by video. Buyers and Sellers sign documents electronically. The Notary Public uses audio-video...

Compare listings

Compare