Home Owners Association fee. This fee can include many different things, and it varies from association to association. Types of things included can be: security, utilities, maintenance, pool/community area, taxes, assessments, etc. HOA fees are due at different times, and you need to check with each HOA to find out when their fees are due.... more
It is a great time for buyers to find the right property for a 2nd home or beach area full time residence. Sellers have to be very motivated to actually sell their property with the number of homes available.... more
There are so many miles of beaches in Florida it would be literally impossible to station life guards everywhere to protect beach goers. Most municipal beaches are guarded beaches with public swimming/beach areas and do not allow surfing.
Surfing is pretty much allowed any where there is sufficient surf except in the public beach locations.... more
It depends on price, condition, and location. There are lots of choices for renters everywhere but there are also many people that are chosing to rent over purchasing. If you are working with a realtor he/she can help you determine pricing. If you need help, feel free to contact me as I work in the area.
Its doubtful you can, and you've only lost 10%, so your improvements are probably why you've only lost 10%, Florida is on the front lines of this debacle with California and Vegas, if you're loss is under 10% in these states, you're winning.... more