Jacksonville Ranking

According to an article appearing in the Florida Realtor publication on August 16th, Jacksonville is near the top of the “likely to move” list of cities of Florida. This was based on information from ATTOM Data Solutions’ second quarter 2018 Pre-Mover Housing Index. The top cities nationally were Chicago, Washington D.C., Orlando and Atlanta. Jacksonville [...]

By |2018-10-27T07:04:13+00:00August 20th, 2018|Real Estate and Mortgage Attorney News|Comments Off on Jacksonville Ranking

Closing Costs Averages Vary Depending on Location

Closing costs average $5,650 according to an article published by the American Land Title Association on July 26th. This includes taxes. Without taxes the national average is $3,438. Areas with the highest closing costs are District of Columbia ($20,228), New York ($15,254), Maryland, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. Areas with the lowest closing costs are Missouri ($1,856), [...]

By |2018-10-27T07:05:07+00:00August 6th, 2018|Real Estate and Mortgage Attorney News|Comments Off on Closing Costs Averages Vary Depending on Location

National Flood Insurance Program Continues

The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will continue for four more months when the President signs the legislation that was passed overwhelmingly by the United States Senate yesterday. The program has been extended through November 30.

By |2018-10-27T07:07:08+00:00August 1st, 2018|Real Estate and Mortgage Attorney News|Comments Off on National Flood Insurance Program Continues

Saving For a Down Payment Can Take 6 1/2 Years

It takes renters on average of six and one-half years to save a 20% down payment to buy a home. If a buyer puts down 20%, then they do not have to pay private mortgage insurance. According to an article appearing in Florida Realtors the median home price in the United States is $216,000. A [...]

By |2018-10-27T07:07:16+00:00July 16th, 2018|Real Estate and Mortgage Attorney News|Comments Off on Saving For a Down Payment Can Take 6 1/2 Years