Buyers

Financing

If you're considering buying a home in south Florida, either as an investment, vacation home, or permanent residence, it's important to consider the terms and conditions of getting a mortgage loan. Many financial institutions offer mortgage loans, from local and...

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Pros and Cons of Buying vs. Renting

Buying Renting Less freedom in moving Flexibility, possibility of moving easily from place-to-place Responsible for all improvements and repairs Not responsible for major repairs Possibility of using the property for an unlimited period It allows renter to experience...

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Do I Need Insurance?

Insurance protects property against natural disasters and other eventualities. Unfortunately, insurance, regardless of the type, isn't really appreciated until it's needed. Therefore, the decision about having property insurance, health insurance, car insurance,...

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Buying Property in Your Own Name or Through a Company

During the last decade, limited liability companies (LLC) have become a widely used option for acquiring real estate in the United States. Despite the benefits that LLCs offer, they’re not always the best way to carry out real estate transactions. For many investors,...

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FIRPTA

What is FIRPTA? It's the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980. It is a tax law that applies to foreign persons who are disposing of U.S. property. Who does FIRPTA affect? FIRPTA affects all non-resident aliens and foreign companies not considered to be...

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Comission

How Much Is the Commission? For residential real estate transactions, the standard commission is 6% of the home's sale price, which is divided equally. Three percent goes to the buyer's agent and the other 3% to the seller's agent. For residential rent transactions,...

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Five Key Strategies for Rental Property Investors

1. Set the Correct Rental Price Your main income for rental properties is the rent you collect. Therefore, make sure you estimate and establish a fair and attractive price so that you can rent the property right away. Take into consideration the comparable estimates...

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What You Should Know About the Appraisal Process

When your real estate agent submitted your purchase offer on a home, you most likely made your offer depending on several items, including financing, a home inspection and an appraisal. If your loan is locked in and your prospective home passed its inspection with...

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Macken Realty
17071 W Dixie Hwy
North Miami Beach
FL 33160
info@mackenrealty.com

Stephanie Hirschenson P.A.

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17071 W Dixie Hwy
North Miami Beach
FL 33160
Direct: +1 (305) 467-4400
Work: +1 (305) 933-3800
stephsellsmiami@gmail.com