How to Spot a Rental Scam

How to Spot a Rental Scam

Not too long ago a friend of mine told me they had fallen victim to a rental scam they had seen on Facebook Marketplace. After a few days of back and forth with the scammer, they realized it was not a legit house for rent and moved on to look for another place to...
Pros and Cons of Living in Tampa Bay

Pros and Cons of Living in Tampa Bay

The other day I posted a short video on my social media channels about where people are moving to in Florida and where they’re coming from. Even though I got an unfounded comment about how “people aren’t moving to Florida from California,” the...
What Will a Recession Do For Home Values?

What Will a Recession Do For Home Values?

Things in the economy are heating up. Inflation is up, and people are starting to talk about recession. Recession is defined generally as “a fall in GDP in two successive quarters.” Recession is difficult for everyone, but what can we expect a recession to...
Good News for Good Renters

Good News for Good Renters

If you’re renting and have been paying on time, I’ve got good news! On Sunday, July 10, they made it easier for you to buy a home, even if your credit score isn’t quite that high. Starting last Sunday, Freddie Mac (the organization that helps first...
2008 Housing Market vs 2022

2008 Housing Market vs 2022

Comparing the housing market of 2008 to today’s market is like comparing apples and oranges. There are similarities, but they are in no way equal, and that’s the problem with most people who are waiting for the market to crash. The factors in 2008 that led...