The Cost of Selling Your Home to an iBuyer

What’s an iBuyer? iBuyers are companies home sellers can find on-line who will make an “instant offer” and guarantee a quick closing. Open Door, Offer Pad, Zillow Offers, and Redfin are on real estate signs popping up around town. Although sellers will close quickly, an iBuyer will cost the seller 13% to 15% of the Read more about The Cost of Selling Your Home to an iBuyer[…]

Slum lords make less money as investors

Slum lords leave money on the table. A well-cared for property is smart business for you as an investor: (1) Prime condition properties rent and sell for more, and they rent faster (reducing the dreaded turnover cost). (2) Tenants stay longer in well-cared for homes. The main concern every tenant has is: will you fix Read more about Slum lords make less money as investors[…]

The Sparrow Really Cares…Really.

Our three-part passion is (1) to care attentively for your home or property; (2) to enhance your home’s value and appreciation; (3) to maximize your annual investment income.

Market Update April 2016: Slight Sales Boost, Constricted Inventory

Orlando’s housing economy, when compared to 2015, continues to strengthen. We are seeing gains in median sales prices (up 9%), and overall sales (up 1.5%), and a marked decrease in short sales (down 34%) and foreclosures (down 48%). April showed that sales for this year are starting to pick up. All home sales were up 3% Read more about Market Update April 2016: Slight Sales Boost, Constricted Inventory[…]