Wednesday, September 21, 2022 / by Todd Mowry
No one likes to think about disasters. Severe weather, fire, theft—or even a seemingly small issue like a broken pipe—can wreak havoc on your home and result in thousands of dollars in damages. Fortunately, a good homeowners insurance policy can offer you peace of mind that you and your family will be financially protected if disaster strikes.
A homeowners insurance policy covers your home—as well as the belongings in it—in case of theft, accidental damage, or certain natural disasters. In fact, most financial institutions require that you purchase homeowners insurance before they issue a mortgage. While coverage varies, most policies also help to protect you from liability should someone outside your household become injured on your property. And that liability coverage is often extended to include damage you (or anyone living in your household) may do to someone else’s property.1
With all the protection offered, it’s equally important to unders ...
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 / by Todd Mowry
Mortgage rates have been on a roller coaster ride this year, rising and falling amid inflationary pressures and economic uncertainty. And even the experts are divided when it comes to predicting where rates are headed next.1
This climate has been unsettling for some homebuyers and sellers. However, with proper planning, you can work toward qualifying for the best mortgage rates available today – and open up the possibility of refinancing at a lower rate in the future.
How does a lower mortgage rate save you money? According to Trading Economics, the average new mortgage size in the United States is currently around $410,000.2 Let’s compare a 5.0% versus a 6.0% fixed-interest rate on that amount over a 30-year term.
Mortgage Rate(30-year fixed)
Monthly Payment on $410,000 Loan(excludes taxes, insurance, etc.)
Difference in Monthly Payment
Total Interest Over 30 Years
Difference in Interest
Friday, June 17, 2022 / by Todd Mowry
I love how pet friendly our area is and others have taken notice….
This our dog Lu. He is a Black Lab and Bassett Hound mix. (At least we think and thats what the vet thinks as well. He is a rescue we fo
This is Hercules he is a Whippett Beagle mix. (Again we think so because that what the vet thinks.) He is also a rescue that we got at Pet Rescue By Judy.
The street.com a personal finance investing and retirement site ranks Orlando as the 3rd ranked dog friendliest major city in the U.S.
What they did was compare the 100 most populated cities across 3 key dimensions:
1. Pet budget: Which includes costs of veternary care, pet sitting and dog insurance.
2. Pet health and wellness which includes the number per capita of vets, trainers, pet sitters, animal shelters, dog friendly restaurants, and shops as well as pet friendliness of the rental market and animal protection laws.
3. Outdoor pet friendliness… which includes things ...
Tuesday, May 24, 2022 / by Jarrett West
Sunday, May 22, 2022 / by Jarrett West
SETTING A NEW STANDARD in STONEYBROOK WEST
(CALL/ TEXT 407-227-4800 for a NO OBLIGATION APPRAISAL, INSPECTION & ASSESSMENT)
This will be the HIGHEST SALE of a non Black Lake frontage property in SBW history - out of the 1484 sales to date in the MLS.
(I did not check the public records history for off market sales- if you know of differing info, please call).
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TALE OF THE SALE:
LIST PRICE: $730,000 5/6/22
PENDING: $735,000 close date 6/30/22
Golf Course/ Lake/ Pool
5/6 LIST DATE