• Property values are rising in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. Values have increased by 2.5 percent in Miami-Dade, 3.9 percent in Broward and 3.7 percent in Palm Beach. Check out these…   See the Gallery

  • It’s a question on many homeowners’ minds these days. After so much turmoil in the housing market over the past few years, what’s left of your home equity? Maybe you need to sell right away.…   Read the Article

  • Every professional involved in the sale of your home has the potential to be your best friend or your worst enemy. For example, the appraiser is usually pretty harmless -- the worst they do is…   Read the Article

  • Imagine you're a contestant on The Price is Right. The announcer has asked you to "come on down," and you've correctly picked the right value for a bottle of hand soap and a brand new washer. Now,…   Read the Article

  • Every time a house is bought and sold, it goes through a ritual known as an appraisal. Basic statement there -- nothing surprising -- but if you’re a new homebuyer or new to selling, that’s useful…   Read the Article

  • When you're buying a home, Plan A is always to buy the home on the terms in the original contract. Plan B is to buy the home after renegotiating some of the terms. Plan C is the contingency…   Read the Article