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JUST LISTED!! If You Or Someone You Know Is Thinking About Buying A Condo in Cape Coral You Might Want To Check This One Out! Move -In Ready. Call/Text 239-878-5777 To Take A Look Inside.Jorge

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The Fed Plans to Keep Interest Rates Low—So Why Do Interest Rates Keep Rising?

 The Fed Plans to Keep Interest Rates Low—So Why Do Interest Rates Keep Rising?   The Federal Reserve is planning to stay the course in keeping interest rates low — but

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Bank of America triples affordable homeownership pledge to $15B

Lender aims to help more than 60,000 low- and moderate-income homebuyers with low down payment mortgages, as well as down payment and closing cost grants.February 03, 2021Bank of America is tripling

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TOP 3 DEALS IN OUR AREA! Jorge Hernandez Realtor

.Jorge I came across these GREAT deals and thought you would like to take a look. I understand some these homes might be lower or higher than your price range but I wanted to keep you up to

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Jorge Hernandez, Weekly Newsletter 12-04-2020

  Jorge HernandezYour Real Estate Consultant for Life!       Why Detail Matters when Reading and Writing Contracts Joel Maxson People who focus

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Jorge Hernandez, Weekly Newsletter 11-13-2020

  Jorge HernandezYour Real Estate Consultant for Life!     Best Places to Retire? 13 of the ‘Top 25’ Are in Fla. U.S. News & World Report;

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4 Reasons To Get Pre-Approved

Think you’re ready to buy a home but not sure where to start? Send me a message with your questions and let me help you get started!;

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Rent vs. Buy: How to Decide What’s Best for You

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, median rent continues to rise. With today’s low mortgage rates, there’s great opportunity for current renters to make a move

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TOP 3 DEALS IN OUR AREA!

TOP 3 DEALS IN OUR AREABy Jorge Hernandez posted November 2, 2020.I came across these GREAT deals and thought you would like to take a look. I understand some these homes might be

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Fall Home Sales Surge Ahead of Normal Patterns

October 22, 2020Home sales and home prices are increasing by double digits, with homes flying off the market in record time. Existing-home sales increased for the fourth consecutive month

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TOP 3 DEALS IN OUR AREA

I came across these GREAT deals and thought you would like to take a look. I understand some these homes might be lower or higher than your price range but I wanted to keep you up to date with the

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Homes sold two weeks faster in September due to unusual surge in demand

KEY POINTSIt took just 54 days to sell a home in September. That is the shortest time since realtor.com began tracking this metric in 2016. Back then it took 78 days.The median price of a home sold

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Jorge Hernandez, Weekly Newsletter 9-25-2020

Jorge HernandezYour Real Estate Consultant for Life!    FEATURED PROPERTY OF THE DAY    -    The MOST expensive home for sale RIGHT NOW in Cape

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Jorge Hernandez, Weekly Newsletter 9-18-2020

Jorge HernandezYour Real Estate Consultant for Life!    How Will the Presidential Election Impact Real Estate? The year 2020 will be remembered as one of the most

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‘The housing market is on a sugar high’: Home sales are soaring, but is it a good time to buy? Here’s what the experts say

Published: Aug. 24, 2020 at 2:57 a.m. ETThe domestic property market is fueled by a government stimulus and a COVID-fueled rush to low density housing, economists sayAmericans are rushing to buy

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Jorge Hernandez, Weekly Newsletter 8-21-2020

Jorge HernandezYour Real Estate Consultant for Life!    The Most Profitable Places to Buy a Vacation Rental East Coast housing markets are dominating this year. Helping

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Top Deal of The Week!

Jorge  I came across these GREAT deal of the week and thought you would like to take a look. I understand some homes might be lower or higher than your price range but I wanted to keep you

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Jorge Hernandez, Weekly Newsletter 8-14-2020

  Jorge HernandezYour Real Estate Consultant for Life!      5 Rampant Mortgage Myths You'll Hear These Days—Completely Debunked By Erica Sweeney | Aug,

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Jorge Hernandez, Weekly Newsletter 8-7-2020

Jorge HernandezYour Real Estate Consultant for Life!    Home Buyer Checklist: 11 Basic Steps To Buying A HomeBuying a home is a process that begins long before you start touring

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Weekly Newsletter 7-17-2020

Jorge Hernandez, PAYour Real Estate Consulting for Life!      New Homes - New Condos - Search  Recent Market ActivityCape Coral HomesCape

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Jorge Hernandez - Your Real Estate Consultant for Life!

Jorge HernandezYour Real Estate Consultant for Life!        STUNNING Waterfront Home In Cape Coral - Sailboat Gulf Access (no bridges, no lock) Won't last long!PS. Did

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Amid the Covid-19 Crisis, Single-Family Homes May Be the Smart Investment

The coronavirus pandemic has many Americans rethinking the kind of lifestyle they want. Apartment living in central, densely populated urban areas is losing its appeal as residents are subject to

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5 Mortgage Questions Home Buyers Always Ask—Answered

If you've got mortgage questions, you've come to the right place. Not exactly sure how a mortgage works? Don’t feel bad—the average home buyer doesn’t either.When mortgage

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Jorge Hernandez, Weekly Newsletter 5-08-2020

Jorge HernandezYour Real Estate Consultant for Life!     Here is my personal April Research As always, I will have more detailed stats as the RPCRA comes out with their

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Weekly Market Report 5-01-2020

Jorge HernandezYour Real Estate Consultant for Life! Make a splash with this selection of homes with pools located in Cape Coral>> Click on the Image <<  FOR

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If you’re skipping your mortgage payments, watch out for this costly mistake Published: May 3, 2020 at 2:09 p.m. ET

More than 3.5 million mortgage borrowers have requested forbearance — they need to weigh their options carefullyHow will I pay my mortgage?That’s the question facing millions of

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Mortgage Rates Hit All-Time Low – 3.23%

The pandemic-slowed economy pushed the average 30-year mortgage rate to its lowest point in at least 50 years – since Freddie Mac started tracking rates in 1971.WASHINGTON – The pandemic

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Mortgage FAQ: Essential Answers to All Your Questions About Home Loans in the Coronavirus Era

By Tiffani Sherman | Apr 28, 2020With the economy in unprecedented territory and the phrase "housing crash" on the lips of economists, mortgage holders have questions. And current

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29 Essential Tips That That Get Homes Sold Fast!

 29Essential Tips That Get Homes Sold Fast (And For Top Dollar)__________________________________________________________________________Selling your home is one of the most important

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Jorge Hernandez, Weekly Newsletter 4-10-2020

Jorge HernandezYour Real Estate Consultant for Life!JUST LISTED IN CAPE CORAL Down Payment Assistance Available! Fresh water canal home in Southeast Cape Coral with all assessments paid!**

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IRS Extends Tax Deadlines

April 9, 2020WASHINGTON — To help taxpayers, the Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service announced today that Notice 2020-23 (PDF) extends additional key tax

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Is Now a Good Time to Refinance My Home?

With interest rates hitting all-time lows over the past few weeks, many homeowners are opting to refinance. To decide if refinancing your home is the best option for you and your family,

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The U.S. Orders A Break On Mortgage Payments. What Does That Mean?

65% of mortgages are eligible for deferred payments during this time. CALL YOUR LENDER if you need to defer payment with NO PENALTY! It's not automatic, you must call your lender. Not sure who they

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8 Eye-Opening Things Home Inspectors Can’t Tell You

What’s included in a home inspection may not be as important as what isn’t.A home inspection may feel like a final exam, but it's not quite so clear cut. Your inspector's

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Are you waiting for house prices to drop during the next recession? Why you could have a very a long wait

The last recession was caused in part by a downturn in the housing marketBloomberg News/LandovThe housing market could provide a cushion to the national economy in the next recession, economists say

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5 ways the housing market will surprise us all in 2020

These unexpected mortgage and sales trends would affect U.S. home sellers and buyersLions Gate/Courtesy Everett CollectionBySANJIVDASIn my three decades in the financial markets, I’ve come to

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How Big a Home Can You Afford? A Surprising Price per Square Foot Tour Across America

iStock/CT757fan/AndreyPopov/realtor.comIf you're hoping to buy a home, one of the main things you've likely obsessed over is how big a home you can get. Can you afford a four-bedroom, or

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And the Top 5 Landscaping Trends of 2020 Are...

iStock/EirasophieMost folks want to start the new year with some serious self-improvement: Lose 20 pounds, write the next great American novel—and, yes, finally whip that scraggly backyard

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Competition for housing is so high, the spring market is starting now

KEY POINTSSpring has historically been the busiest buying season, but as competition for homes heats up across the country, January is the new April.From 2015 through 2018, the peak month for

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7 Reasons to Accept the First Offer on Your House

istock/LightFieldStudiosHow do you know you've found The One? The one offer on your home worth taking, that is. It's entirely natural for sellers to consider multiple offers from

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Should I refinance my mortgage? How to know when the time is right

Now is an opportune time for homeowners who haven’t refinanced.The Federal Reserve signaled this week that it won’t raise interest rates in 2020, a boon to Americans seeking cheaper

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5 Keys To Retirement

What does retirement look like for you?The answer to this question is different for everyone, but it’s an important one to consider. Just like your younger years, the road to retirement is

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Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Will Soon Let Borrowers Take Out Mortgages Over $500K

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will let mortgage borrowers nationwide take out home loans over $500,000 in 2020.The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced Tuesday that it will increase the

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Homeowners are Staying in Their Homes Five Years Longer Compared to 2010,

In Dallas, the typical homeowner has been in their home for 22 years, up from 13 years in 2010The typical American homeowner in 2019 had spent 13 years in their home, up from eight years in 2010.

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Opinion: Here’s why home prices keep going up — and what we can do about it

Mortgage lenders must find innovative, affordable ways to help buyersHomebuyers are feeling the pinch. With home prices rising across the board, almost everywhere across the United States, many

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Is a 15- or 30-Year Mortgage Right for You?

Consider the pros and cons of a shorter or longer mortgage term.MORTGAGES COME WITH many options, and one of them is your loan term: a 15-year versus 30-year mortgage. A 30-year mortgage can

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How to Successfully Navigate the Mortgage Process

This article is part of a series on getting a home loan. Read part one: How to Get Pre-Approved for a Home Loan.There’s a lot involved in the mortgage process and what you need to know to

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13 factors that could significantly lower your home’s resale value

The goal of home ownership — beyond the ‘keeping a roof over your head’ bit — is to make a return on your investment. You purchase a starter home in an up-and-coming

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Pending Home Sales Rise 1.6% in August, Led by Gains in the West

The numbers: An index of pending home sales increased 1.6% in August, following July’s decline, the National Association of Realtors reported Thursday. Compared with a year ago, contract

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5 Tips for Making Your Home Holiday Ready

Here are some tips for making your home safe, inviting and delightful from now until the end of the year.Prepping your home for the holidays isn't just about putting up decorations. Prepare your

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10 Secrets No One Tells You That'll Help Your House Fetch Top Dollar

Maybe you’ve bought and sold a home before, or maybe this is the first time. Regardless, now you need to get top dollar for it. Yes, you can tidy up, bake some cookies so the house smells,

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Tips for Improving Your Credit: The Types of Accounts in Your Credit Report

[Disclosure: Cards from our partners are reviewed below.]There are five main factors that make up your credit score. Two of them — payment historyand your amount of debt account

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Will mortgage rates keep dropping? Homeowners and buyers benefit from lower interest rates

One silver lining from trade tensions with China and fears about a slowing global economy – the same factors whipsawing the stock market – is that mortgage rates are heading lower

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Mortgage Rates Fall Sharply as Trade Concerns Mount—but Many Would-Be Borrowers Are Likely to Miss Out

Mortgage rates dropped significantly over the past week as concerns related to the ongoing trade dispute with China and the overall health of the economy dominated headlines.The 30-year fixed-rate

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6 Home Improvement Projects You Can Begin Immediately WRITTEN BY VINCENT STOKES POSTED ON FRIDAY, 05 JULY 2019 05:00

There is no better time than the present to begin a planned home improvement project. It is easy to convince yourself you do not have the time, money, or resources needed to begin improving your.

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