Governor Issues Statewide Stay-at-Home Order

— This afternoon, Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order calling for all Floridians to stay home except to obtain essential services. This order is effective tomorrow at midnight. Per the order, residential and commercial real estate, including settlement services, are considered essential. Although members may continue to operate, they are not required to do so. If … Continued

HOW LOW HAS OUR MORTGAGE RATES GOTTEN?

When mortgages are cheap, they are considered a blessing to the housing market. Lately, a significant drop in the mortgage rates has not been a blessing, if one look closely, you will see that mortgage rates are on the decline since late last year. The rates, consumer borrowing cost, are all affected by government bonds … Continued

10 Facts About Betsy Ross

Facts about Betsy Ross talk about the woman who made the first American flag in 1776. She was born on 1 January 1752 and passed away on 30 January 1836.   Betsy Ross was born as Elizabeth Phoebe Griscom. She was also called as Elizabeth Ashburn and Elizabeth Calypoole due to her second and third marriage. … Continued

Twitter officially doubles its character count

SAN FRANCISCO – Nov. 10, 2017 – Twitter’s approximately 330 million users can now send tweets that are up to 280 characters in length, Twitter announced last Tuesday – double its previous limit of 140 characters. In September, Twitter tested longer tweets on a small group of users. The company says they found those with … Continued

Driverless cars will reshape housing

NEW YORK – Oct. 27, 2017 – Self-driving cars (AVs) will have a big impact on the real estate industry, according to Rick Palacios Jr., director of research for John Burns Real Estate Consulting. As consumers take their hands off the wheel, they may find different needs in housing over the next 10 to 20 … Continued