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Gallup: Real Estate is Best Long-Term Investment 4 Years Running | Orlando Property Manager

Gallup: Real Estate is Best Long-Term Investment 4 Years Running | Orlando Property Manager

Every year, Gallupsurveys Americans to determine their choice for the best long-term investment. Respondents are given a choice between real estate, stocks/mutual funds, gold, savings accounts/CDs, or bonds.For the fourth year in a row, Real Estate has come out on top as the best long-term investment! This year’s results showed that 34% of Americans chose real estate, followed by stocks at 26%. The full...

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An Agent Who Will Put You First is Key to Success

As a REALTOR and property manager in Orlando, Devinee Overton-Morgan has dealt with many types of clients from the first time homebuyer to the savvy real estate investor. The key to helping people, she says, is finding out their why and then guiding them along the right path. During all this, putting the client first is vital. When it comes to buying a home, whether you are a rookie homebuyer or...

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Homeowner Net Worth Is 45x Greater Than A Renter

Wouldn't you like to grow your wealth in a relatively easy and passive way? Orlando property management company Morgan Property Solutions recommends purchasing real estate in central Florida.   The Federal Reserve conducts a Survey of Consumer Finances every three years in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. The latest survey, which includes data from 2010-2013,...

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Building Your Family’s Wealth And Plan the Next 5 Years

How does your nest egg look right now? Perhaps it is it non-existent or looking empty... well don't worry because you can do something about that by making it a priority in your life to start investing. Morgan Property Solutions, orlando property manager believes the next 5 years is vital to your success and investing in property will give you a huge leap forward.   Over the next five years,...

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Home Prices: Where Will They Be in 5 Years?

Looking into your financial future does not have to be burdensome, says Orlando property manager and REALTOR Devinee Overton-Morgan. The current trend on real estate shows prices continuing to increase and building American family's wealth. Today, real estate conversations tend to focus on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like the Home Price Expectation Survey. Every...

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When Is a Good Time to Rent? Surely Not Now!

It might seem ludicrous for an Orlando property manager to tell people n not to rent! But many people cannot buy and considering how strong the rental market is, we are certainly not worried about a sudden decrease in rental prospects. So, if you are looking to move, why not consider the option of buying a home and investing in your future instead of your landlords'?   People often ask if...

Minimizing or eliminating capital gains taxes

During the recession, some homeowners elected to rent their home rather than sell it for less than it was worth. Many of these people have used our Orlando property management services. Now that the market is improving, the IRS allows for a temporary rental of a principal residence without losing your capital gains tax benefits. To qualify, during the five year period ending on the date of the sale, the...

Have you started investing? Here’s an interesting fact about Real Estate

Orlando Property Manager, Oliver Overton-Morgan, discussing how investing in real estate is America's top choice for some very good reasons. Real estate is the overwhelming preferred choice of investment by Americans as identified in a recent survey. With the Dow Jones industrial average reaching record highs this year, it might be expected that the stock market would be the favored choice, but that...

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How do I Improve my Credit Score?

Credit affects so much in your life, and although we  dislike the idea of debt, having a good credit score can save you money with insurance, utility deposits, car rental, mortgage loans and more, says orlando property manager Oliver Overton-Morgan with Morgan Property Solutions.   You can always take steps to improve your score and change the way lenders view your credit. We’ve listed the five main...

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Routine Maintenance Advice

These Tips will keep your Home energy-efficient and in good order. The following checklist will help you to preserve and protect your Home and appliances. Orlando property Manager Morgan Property Solutions recommends you should perform a full maintenance checkup at least twice a year, i.e. Spring and Fall.     A/C filters Replace A/C filters monthly (or rinse washable filters) and remove debris...

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Quick fixes and repair tips

Calling a technician out to fix something in your home is costly and time consuming, says Orlando property management professional, Oliver Overton-Morgan. To help avoid this extra time and expense, there is some simple troubleshooting you can do before calling out a professional.   Here are some common quick fixes and minor repairs you can do to help prevent delays and extra costs due to minor...

Low Inventories Indicate a Trend

Low inventory is a relative term depending on how you're comparing it.  Would the comparison be to total number of homes on the market last year, homes in a certain price range or homes in a certain area?  In some situations, it's a combination of all of those things. In any given market, inventories will fluctuate based on area and price range.  The National Association of REALTORS® considers a...

Refinancing Again

We're constantly bombarded by lenders to refinance our mortgage under a variety of programs. The volume of offers can almost make you numb to the rational consideration. There are common rules of thumbs that homeowners and agents use such as not refinancing more often than every two years or there must be at least 2% savings from your previous mortgage rate may not always be accurate. The reality is...

If It Shows Better…

If it shows better, it will probably sell faster and maybe for more money. Once your home is on the market, it's time to look at it like a commodity and through the eyes of potential buyers. In all likelihood, you'll need to take care of these items eventually, so do them now to help it sell sooner. Make repairs - it doesn't matter if it's been that way since you bought it. You need to fix it so that...

More Expensive Than Expected

The 3.5% down payment on FHA loans could be more expensive for buyers than expected. Beginning April 1, 2013, the mortgage insurance premium will go up by .1% to 1.35% which may not even be noticeable to most would-be homeowners. The staggering increase will occur on 6/3/2013 when FHA's policy on the duration of the required mortgage insurance will be increased for the life of the mortgage. It basically...

Before You Leave Home…

The last thing you want to do while you're on a trip is to worry about someone burglarizing your home. Use this checklist to add some peace of mind to your travel plans. Ask a trusted friend - to pick up your mail and newspaper and keep the yard free of trash and advertisements. Stop your mail but maybe not your newspaper - you can easily handle this online by going to the US Postal Service's Hold...

What’s It Going to Take?

How much evidence is needed to make a decision to get out of the rent race and become a homeowner? Compare your rent with a mortgage payment on a similar size property. If you want a larger home than your current one, use the rent that property would require instead of what you're currently paying. If it's considerably cheaper, you may not need any further encouragement. By the time you consider the...

Selecting the Right Color

Have you ever picked a color from the myriad of paint samples available, put it on the wall and decided that it was all wrong? It shouldn't have to be that difficult but trying to pick the perfect color from those little swatches is just not that easy. Painters and decorators suggest you buy a small amount of the colors you're considering. Your paint store should be able to mix them in any brand and any...

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Sooner is Better than Later to Invest

Many people believe investing is a word used by the wealthy and is beyond them. Orlando property manager, Oliver Overton-Morgan with Morgan Property Solutions, says that is a poor mentality to have. Start making it your goal to invest today and you will be thankful years down the line, when you will wonder, why didn't I start this sooner? Buyers who have delayed purchasing a home due to concerns about...

Get Your Offer Accepted

As the market shifts from a buyer's market, it's good to know how to improve your chances to have the seller accept your offer. Once you decide on a home, don't waste time; write an offer and submit it as soon as possible. Competing with another buyer happens more frequently than you'd expect. Multiple offers are a seller's advantage but here are some tips to level the playing field: Realistic offer...

Resolutions

After spending the holidays with family and friends, this is a time of the year to start thinking about changes to make in our lives, both personal and in business.  We wanted to share one of ours with you. Our goal is to become your REALTOR® for life.  We want you to think of us first when you need to buy or sell and that you’ll recommend us to your friends too.  That kind of trust has to be...

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Avoiding Unexpected Property Expenses

Oliver Overton-Morgan with Morgan Property Solutions is a property manager in Orlando that is used to dealing with property expenses 24/7. Learn how some property owners manage those costs. It's common for sellers to consider offering and buyers might find it an incentive, but a growing number of homeowners are purchasing the home warranties themselves to limit the unexpected expenses of repairs and...

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Let Your Tenants Send Your Kids to College

Have you thought about investing in Orlando rental property? Orlando property management team, Morgan Property Solutions, discusses how investing in Orlando real estate can benefit you and your loved one's future. Most people have lots of things to save for but not always enough discretionary income after the family essentials have been met. A relatively small investment in a rental property can...

FHA to Cost Borrowers More

FHA has announced a major change to its loan program which allows borrowers to cancel the mortgage insurance premium (MIP) when their unpaid balance reaches 78% of the original purchase price. While no specific date has been set for the change, sometime in 2013, new FHA loans will require the mortgage insurance for the life of the loan. At existing rates, the monthly MIP on a $168,875 mortgage is...

Dripping Dollars

Orlando Property manager Oliver Overton-Morgan loves to save money! Here he discusses ways to helps conserve on your water bill... Conserving water to be green while lowering your monthly bill to save more "green" is a beautiful combination. Little things like this can contribute significantly to a large water bill. Leaky faucets can waste over 1,000 gallons a year Leaky toilets can waste 7,000...

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