Eric Forte's Blog Posts

20 Unique Home Gifts for Everyone on Your List

20 Unique Home Gifts for Every Person on Your List Every year, it seems the holidays sneak up on us—and every year, that brings with it the dreaded last-minute gift panic. Finding a

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New Construction or Existing Home: Which One Is Right for You?

New Build or Existing Home: Which One Is Right for You?   Homebuyers today are facing a huge dilemma. There simply aren’t enough homes for sale.1 Nationwide, there were 1

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7 Safety Strategies To Protect Your Home

Shut Down Home Intruders With These 7 Safety Strategies According to the FBI, more than one million burglaries are committed in the United States each year, with victims suffering an estimated

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Nine Tips for Buying and Selling Your Home at the Same Time

9 Tips for Buying and Selling Your Home at the Same Time Selling your home when you still need to shop for a new one can feel daunting to even the most seasoned homeowner–&ndash

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5 Factors That Reveal Where The Real Estate Market is Really Headed

5 Factors That Reveal Where The Real Estate Market Is Really HeadedIt’s the old supply-and-demand predicament: U.S. home sales continue at a rapid pace, but the number of listings remains

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How to Bridge the Appraisal Gap in Today's Real Estate Market

If you’re searching for drama, don’t limit yourself to Netflix. Instead, tune in to the real estate market, where the competition among buyers has never been fiercer. And with homes

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Can Rising Home Prices Impact Your Net Worth?

Learn how to determine your current net worth and how an investment in real estate can help improve your bottom line. Among its many impacts, COVID-19 has had a pronounced effect on the housing

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Tampa Bay Real Estate Market Update for April 2021

IntroductionWe work with many home buyers, including those relocating to the Tampa Bay area and those wanting to invest in real estate.  The market is moving at such a rapid pace the only way

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Finding a New Home for Next Stage of Life

Imagine the first place you lived as a young adult. Now imagine trying to fit your life today into that space. Not pretty, right? For most of us, our housing needs are cyclical.1 A newly independent

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Can I Buy or Sell a Home Without a Real Estate Agent

Today’s real estate market is one of the fastest-moving in recent memory. With record-low inventory in many market segments, we’re seeing multiple offers—and sometimes even bidding

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Is The Real Estate Market Going To Crash

Is the Real Estate Market Going to Crash? While many areas of the economy have contracted, the housing market has stayed remarkably strong. But can the good news last? When COVID-related

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