INVESTING IN FLORIDA REAL ESTATE- WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

So many American’s believe that investing in real estate is too difficult and scary. We are here to assure you that there are easier and low risk ways to invest in your future with real estate. Florida Homes By Susan has tremendous experience in dealing with investment properties in Hernando County, Pinellas County as well as the St. Pete Beach area! The first question to answer is why Florida? According to a report published by Forbes this year, Florida possesses the most investment-friendly cities when compare to 49 other states. Four out of ten best cities for real estate investment in...

Buying a House? Don’t Forget to Factor in Property Taxes!

You’ve found the dream house, the price is right and you are ready to purchase. Make sure you stop and consider additional expenses first. The cost of homeownership goes beyond just your mortgage payment. For instance, property taxes and flood insurance. In this article we are going to focus on property taxes. Did you know that Florida’s property taxes average 1.1% of a home’s assessed value? This tax helps support state and local government funding, since Florida doesn’t impose a personal income tax. It’s imperative that you discover how your property tax bill works. Once you understand how your property...

There is Still Time to Get in on the Awesome 2016 Real Estate Market!

As the year begins to wind down, you may want to consider getting a piece of the St. Petersburg Real Estate action! It's not too late to take advantage of this years upswing. Below we have outlined some of the reasons the Real Estate Market in our area is at its prime! 1. Wide range of price points in the housing market.  1. People are employed. The trend line for the Tampa unemployment rate began to drop at the beginning of September 2015 and, by November, had dipped to 4.6 percent. Much of that employment came from sectors outside agriculture –...