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Debt Relief May Trigger Tax

Debt Relief May Trigger Tax

The Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Act, originally passed in 2007, was extended three times to...

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Indecision is Not a Decision

Indecision is Not a Decision

There could be some legitimate reasons for not buying a home but indecision is not one of them....

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If it ain’t broke don’t fix it?! Orlando Property manager says Fix it anyway!

You may have heard "If it isn't broke, don't fix it" as popular advice, but if you've had a serious...

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58% of Homeowners foresee a Drop in Real Estate Values | Orlando Property Manager

Our orlando Property Management Team at Morgan Property Solutions recently reviewed the Modern...

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4 Tips for Effectively Making an Offer

So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call a ‘home,’ and you finally found one!...

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Good Information makes Good Decisions

While low inventory is challenging homebuyers, not having a clear understanding of mortgage...

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Do You Know the Cost of NOT Owning Your Home?

Do You Know the Cost of NOT Owning Your Home?

Owning a home has great financial benefits, yet many continue renting! Today, let’s look at the...

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What You Need to Know About Qualifying for a Mortgage [INFOGRAPHIC]

What You Need to Know About Qualifying for a Mortgage [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights:Many buyers are purchasing a home with a down payment as little as 3%.You may...

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3 Reasons the Housing Market is NOT in a Bubble

3 Reasons the Housing Market is NOT in a Bubble

With housing prices appreciating at levels that far exceed historical norms, some are fearful that...

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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....

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Inventory Shortages Are Slowing Down the Market

The real estate market is moving more and more into a complete recovery. Home values are up. Home...

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When it is a Good Time to Refinance your orlando Property

Regardless of the reason to refinance a home, the basic question to ask is: “Do you plan to live...

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Is 2017 the Year to Move Up to Your Dream Home? If So, Do It Early!

If you are considering moving up to your dream home, it may be better to do it earlier in the year...

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Do You Know the Cost of Waiting? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: The “Cost of Waiting to Buy” is defined as the additional funds it would take...

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Is the Current Pace of Home Sales Maintainable?

Is the Current Pace of Home Sales Maintainable?

There are some experts questioning whether the current pace of residential home sales is...

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Indecision May Cost More

“More has been lost due to indecision than was ever lost to making the wrong decision.”...

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Homes are Selling Fast Across the Country [INFOGRAPHIC]

Homes are Selling Fast Across the Country [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights:The National Association of REALTORS® surveyed their members for their...

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Your Tax Return: Bring it Home

This time of year, many people eagerly check their mailboxes looking for their tax return check...

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Real Estate Mogul: Here’s Why You Should Buy

Real Estate mogul, Sean Conlon, host of The Deed: Chicago on CNBC, was recently asked the question,...

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3 Charts That Shout, ‘List Your Home Today!’

In school, we all learned the theory of supply and demand. When the demand for an item is greater...

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Would-be to Should-be

Some would-be buyers have emotional reasons to own a home like having a place of their own where...

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How Fast Can You Save for a Down Payment?

Saving for a down payment is often the biggest hurdle for a first-time homebuyer. Depending on...

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Slaying Home Buying Myths [INFOGRAPHIC]

Slaying Home Buying Myths [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights:Interest rates are still below historic numbers.88% of property managers raised...

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Tax Return Depressing? Owning a Home Could Help

Many Americans got some depressing news last week; either their tax return was not as large as they...

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An Alternative to Paying Tax Today

The cartoon character Wimpy would say that he’d gladly repay you Tuesday for a hamburger today....

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Lower the Rate – Deduct the Interest

Credit card debt in America is back to levels prior to the recession. The average credit card APR...

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Rentals are IDEAL

Rental homes are the IDEAL investment because they offer a higher rate of return than other...

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Save the Cost of Mortgage Insurance

During the banking crisis in the Great Recession, certain types of mortgages were unavailable that...

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Important Estate Documents

An estate plan is a collection of documents to ensure that your wishes are carried out because of...

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Mortgage Interest Rates Went Up Again… Should I Wait to Buy?

Mortgage interest rates, as reported by Freddie Mac, have increased over the last several weeks....

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Tax Benefits of Home Ownership

U.S. taxpayers have enjoyed specific tax benefits for home ownership since personal income tax was...

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How to Get the Most Money When Selling Your Home

Every homeowner wants to make sure they get the best price when selling their home. But how do you...

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Spring Forward: The Difference An Hour Makes [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights:Don’t forget to set your clocks forward this Sunday, March 12th at 2:00 AM EST in...

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Builder Confidence Hits 11-Year High

In many areas of the country, there are not enough homes for sale to satisfy the number of buyers...

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Housing Market Expected to “Spring Forward”

Just like our clocks this weekend in the majority of the country, the housing market will soon...

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Thinking of Selling? Do it TODAY!!

That headline might be a little aggressive. However, as the data on the 2017 housing market begins...

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Before You Pay Cash for a Home

The National Association of REALTORS® reports in its 2016 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers that...

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The Connection Between Home Prices & Family Wealth

Over the next five years, home prices are expected to appreciate 3.22% per year on average and to...

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Where Did Americans Move in 2016?

Some Highlights:For the 5th year in a row, the Northeast saw a concentration of “High Outbound”...

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Mortgage Rates Impact on 2017 Home Values

There is no doubt that historically low mortgage interest rates were a major impetus to housing...

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Over Half of All Buyers Are Surprised by Closing Costs

According to a recent survey conducted by ClosingCorp, over half of all homebuyers are surprised by...

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How Long Do Most Families Stay in Their Home?

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) keeps historical data on many aspects of...

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Where Are the Home Prices Heading in the Next 5 Years?

Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That...

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Not all advertised rates are available for everyone

Lenders regularly publish mortgage rates but they may not be available for everyone. Imagine that...

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Six Reasons to Consider Rental Homes

Single-family homes offer an investor the ability to borrow large loan-to-value amounts at fixed...

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Would You Give your right arm?

Yogi Berra said he’d give his right arm to be ambidextrous. While most first-time home buyers are...

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Mortgage Loans from Relatives

Occasionally, when dealing with close relatives who might also become heirs, signing a note and...

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Save your Proof of Purchase!

People who experience a property loss are usually asked by their insurance company for proof of...

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Boomers Are Staying In Place

There seems to have been an accepted progression for homeowners going from starter home, to...

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Attracting Buyers

There is a common body of knowledge among real estate professionals that indicates that the longer...

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Rent or Buy – The cost of paying for a Home

Orlando property manager Devinee Overton-Morgan with Morgan Property Solutions discusses owing a...

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Year-Over-Year Sales Increases Reach Double Digits in 5 Price Categories

The National Association of Realtors’ most recent Existing Home Sales Report revealed that,...

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Inadequate Inventory Driving Prices Up

The latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) revealed a...

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Facts or Myths

“It’s impossible to get low down payment loans.” – FACT! FHA down payments are 3.5% and...

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Here’s to a Wonderful 2017!

We hope 2017 is a great year for you, both personally & professionally. Source: Keeping...

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5 Reasons to Resolve to Hire a Real Estate Professional [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights:As we usher in the new year, one thing is for certain… if you plan to buy or sell...

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Start 2017 Off Right… List Your House for Sale

As we are about to bring in the New Year, families across the country will be deciding if this is...

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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...

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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...

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"This is going to be the year"

Every year, it seems like the same things are on the list but this could be the year you really do...

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Top 5 Reasons You Should Not For Sale By Owner

In today’s market, with home prices rising and a lack of inventory, some homeowners may consider...

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Existing Home Sales Surge Through The Holidays [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights:November’s Existing Home Sales report revealed that sales are now at an annual...

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The Fed Raised Rates: What Does that Mean for Housing?

You may have heard that the Federal Reserve raised rates last week… But what does that mean if...

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Student Loans = Higher Credit Scores

According to a recent analysis by CoreLogic, Millennial renters (aged 20-34) who have student loan...

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Whether You Rent or Buy: Either Way You’re Paying a Mortgage

There are essentially two different ways to pay for a mortgage... you either pay your own or...

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2 Tips to Ensure You Get the Most Money When Selling Your House

Every homeowner wants to make sure they get the best price when selling their home. But how do you...

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What a Difference 50 years Makes!

In 1966, a gallon of gas was $0.32 and today, it is $2.49. A dozen eggs were $0.60 but they’ve...

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The Impact Your Interest Rate Has on Your Buying Power [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights:Your monthly housing cost is directly tied to the price of the home you purchase...

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Why You Shouldn’t Take Your House Off the Market During the Holidays

If you are one of the many homeowners who is debating taking your home off the market for the next...

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The #1 Reason to Sell Now… Not Next Spring

The price of any item (including residential real estate) is determined by ‘supply and demand’....

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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...

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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...

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Can 0.5% Really Equal 5%?

Since the election, rates have started going up and it will have a direct effect on the cost of...

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Americans Are Moving [INFOGRAPHIC]

Oliver Overton-Morgan (with Morgan Property Solutions an Orlando property management company),...

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Will Increasing Mortgage Rates Impact Home Prices?

There are some who are calling for a decrease in home prices should mortgage interest rates begin...

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Selling in the Winter Attracts Serious Buyers

A recent study of more than 7 million home sales over the past four years revealed that the season...

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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...

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4 Reasons to Buy Your Dream Home This Winter

As the temperature in many areas of the country starts to cool down, you might think that the...

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Minimizing or eliminating capital gains taxes

During the recession, some homeowners elected to rent their home rather than sell it for less than...

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It Isn't Final Until It's Funded

Mortgage approval isn’t final until the loan is actually funded at closing.  Many things can...

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Gift or Inheritance – Does It Matter?

A person called into a radio talk program with a situation that was troubling based on the...

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It's the Principal of the Thing

Most people think they’ll have a house payment and a car payment for the rest of their lives, but...

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A Cost to Consider

Homeownership, part of the American Dream: a home of your own where you can feel safe, raise your...

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Dial Down Risk for Retirement

There is certainly no shortage of retirement planning strategies available to individuals who...

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Down Payment: FOUND!

The down payment may be unnecessarily keeping would-be buyers from getting into a home. They may...

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Have you heard of the 4 P’s?

"Proper preparation prevents poor performance". It's a phrase that Oliver Overton-Morgan (Orlando...

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Surviving Spouses can receive an exclusive real estate tax break

Special consideration is made by IRS for the sale of a jointly-owned principal residence after the...

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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...

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Moving your Pets

Moving into your new home is very exciting, for your entire family, including your pet(s), but...

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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...

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Floor care & how to remove Stains

Stains are familiar to orlando property management company Morgan Property Solutions. "We deal with...

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Routine Maintenance Advice

These Tips will keep your Home energy-efficient and in good order. The following checklist will...

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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...

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When the rate goes up, you need to know this.

It’s not “if” the mortgage rate goes up but “when” the rate goes up; it could make a big...

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Low Inventories Indicate a Trend

Low inventory is a relative term depending on how you're comparing it.  Would the comparison...

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Refinancing Again

We're constantly bombarded by lenders to refinance our mortgage under a variety of programs. The...

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If It Shows Better…

If it shows better, it will probably sell faster and maybe for more money. Once your home is on the...

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More Expensive Than Expected

The 3.5% down payment on FHA loans could be more expensive for buyers than expected. Beginning...

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Before You Leave Home…

The last thing you want to do while you're on a trip is to worry about someone burglarizing your...

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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...

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