Vero Beach Real Estate | Vero Beach a top retirement destination

Vero Beach Florida

Once again, Vero Beach has made the list of the top retirement destinations in an article from “Where To Retire” national magazine. The magazine article includes Vero Beach as one of the “8 Tempting Low-Tax Towns”

Vero Beach Real Estate | ARBOR TRACE Homes For Sale December 2011

ARBOR TRACE Homes for sale in Vero Beach Florida ARBOR TRACE is a beautifully landscaped gated community with mature oak trees and two small lakes that provide a lush setting. It is located between 5th Street SW and Oslo Road at the corner of 58th Avenue in Vero Beach, with close access to grocery shopping,… [Read more…]

Vero Beach Real Estate | Why Now May Be the Time to Buy a Home

Vero Beach Real Estate News

Unlike 2007 when many real estate experts were talking about a real estate market correction and time to buy, now it might actually be true. After a 4 year decline in real estate values of as much as 50%, the cycle of real estate downturn is coming to an end. The real estate market down… [Read more…]

5 Things to Know about Homeowner’s Insurance

Homeowners Insurance

1. Know about exclusions to coverage. For example, most insurance policies do not cover flood or earthquake damage as a standard item. These types of coverage must be bought separately. 2. Know about dollar limitations on claims. Even if you are covered for a risk, there may be a limit on how much the insurer… [Read more…]

7 Reasons to Own Your Home

Your Vero Beach Home

1. Tax breaks. The U.S. Tax Code lets you deduct the interest you pay on your mortgage, your property taxes, as well as some of the costs involved in buying your home. 2. Appreciation. Real estate has long-term, stable growth in value. While year-to-year fluctuations are normal, median existing-home sale prices have increased on average… [Read more…]

Why You Should Work With a REALTOR®

Use a Vero Beach Realtor

Not all real estate practitioners are REALTORS®. The term REALTOR® is a registered trademark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Code of Ethics. Here are five reasons why it pays to work with a REALTOR®. 1. Expertise.You’ll have an expert… [Read more…]

Tips for Finding the Perfect Neighborhood

Vero Beach Neighborhood

Your neighborhood has a big impact on your lifestyle. Follow these steps to find the perfect community to call home. 1. Location.Is it close to your favorite spots? Make a list of the activities — movies, health club, church, etc. — you engage in regularly and stores you visit frequently. See how far you would… [Read more…]

6 Creative Ways to Afford a Home

Buying a home in Vero Beach

1. Investigate assistance programs. Investigate local, state, and national down payment assistance programs. These programs give qualified applicants loans or grants to cover all or part of your required down payment. National programs include the Nehemiah program, www.getdownpayment.com, and the American Dream Down Payment Fund from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, www.hud.gov. 2…. [Read more…]