South Florida Housing Prices Are Up Year Over Year

Posted By Post Date: April 26, 2012

It looks like home values hit bottom in late 2011 — retreating to 2002 levels — and are creeping upward now.But experts caution that the trend may not last. Say good riddance to the bottom of the housing market. After giving up a decade of value, home prices are on the upswing in South Florida and ahead of much of the nation, according to two key national indices released Tuesday. Some [...]

The Joys of Homeownership

Posted By Post Date: November 1, 2011

Today’s experts spout off the latest statistics about long-term wealth, home values, and interest rates, yet there’s a much more sentimental side to homeownership. In fact, many home buyers are drawn to homeownership for these warm and fuzzy reasons. Owning a home allows you to put down roots, both figuratively and literally. On one hand you become part of a neighborhood and community. When you rent, neighbors come and go [...]

Saving on Solar

Posted By Post Date: October 11, 2011

Rebates and tax credits are bringing down the price of home solar energy systems and boosting their popularity. FPL plans to make another $15.5 million in rebates available soon. On rooftops scattered across South Florida, installers are adding blue solar panels that harness the power of the sun to operate household appliances and heat water. “I believe in sustainability. I believe in a world that’s good for my children and grandchildren,’’ [...]