Preferred Vendor: Block & Scarpa, Attorneys At Law

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RE/MAX Associated Realty is proud to partner with Block & Scarpa in our preferred vendor program! The Real Estate Team at Block & Scarpa represents buyers, sellers and realtors in both commercial and residential transactions.  We provide legal advice and proactive solutions to quickly resolve issues so that there are no surprises after closing.  Our clients are able to protect their …

6 Things to Know About the Home Appraisal Process

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By: Carmen Chai   If you’re selling a house for the first time, pricing it correctly and securing a good appraisal are crucial steps in the home-selling process. So it’s important to be prepared. Appraisals carry a lot of weight, and closing a sale can hinge on the results. Thus ensuring you’ve correctly priced your home at the listing stage …

Children’s Miracle Network FUN-draiser

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Since 1992, RE/MAX agents have helped Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® support millions of kids each year who are treated at member hospitals throughout North America. Our donations stay local, which means RE/MAX agents who participate in the Miracle Home Program are helping kids in their own neighborhoods receive the best care possible. Every year, our office takes this one step …

Back to School Supply Drive 2022

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It is almost time for the 2022-2023 school year to begin and many children in Indian River County will not have the appropriate supplies to have a successful year. Please help by dropping supplies off at our office located at 3975 20th Street, Suite E, Vero Beach, or by making an online donation through our Target Registry. If you want …

How To Explain The Huge Drop in Mortgage Rates This Week

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By: Matthew Graham Thu, Jul 28 2022, 5:23 PM Mortgage rates have been all over the map recently, both in terms of their movement and in their variation between lenders.  It’s not altogether uncommon for certain borrowers to be seeing rates that are half a point lower than they were just last week and a full point below the mid-June highs. This …

RE/MAX GOES ALL-IN WITH TECHNOLOGY, TEAMS

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By providing world-class technology and going even bigger on teams, RE/MAX, LLC aims to help affiliates have the systems and scale to succeed in any market conditions. After a year in which RE/MAX affiliates closed more than 2 million transaction sides around the world – an all-time industry high – RE/MAX, LLC has announced two big moves to help agents …

Florida Hometown Heroes Housing Program

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The Florida Hometown Heroes Housing Program makes homeownership affordable for eligible frontline community workers such as law enforcement officers, firefighters, educators, healthcare professionals, childcare employees, and active military or veterans. This program provides down payment and closing cost assistance to first-time, income-qualified homebuyers so they can purchase a primary residence in the community in which they work and serve. The Florida Hometown Heroes Loan …

Purchase Volume Has Another Strong Week

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Purchase Volume Has Another Strong Week By: Jann Swanson Wed, May 11 2022, 9:28 AM Mortgage application volume continued its recovery last week driven by a second strong increase in purchasing activity. The Mortgage Bankers Association said its Market Composite Index, a measure of that volume, gained a seasonally adjusted 2.0 percent and increased 3.0 percent on an unadjusted basis from …

ANNUAL ‘RE/MAX VS. THE INDUSTRY’ REPORT REINFORCES BRAND ADVANTAGES FOR AGENTS, BUYERS, SELLERS

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The new report displays RE/MAX leadership in agent productivity, brand awareness and global presence. The results are in, and RE/MAX continues to be a real estate industry leader around the world. The 2022 RE/MAX vs. The Industry report shows that RE/MAX affiliates continue to lead the industry in productivity, with more closed transaction sides per U.S. agent than all other …

IS IT A GOOD IDEA TO TAKE AN ADJUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGE NOW THAT RATES ARE GOING UP?

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As interest rates are climbing I’ve been getting questions from prospective borrowers if now is a good time to look at Adjustable Rate Mortgages. Even though there is uncertainty as to how high interest rates will go, most Adjustable Rate Mortgages are locked for a period of time.  Typical lock periods are 5, 7, or 10 years.  That means that …