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.

How to House Hunt in a Seller’s Market

Are you a home-buyer in a seller’s market? You’ll know it if the homes in your area are selling rapidly, and for more than the seller’s asked for. Be prepared to outwit, outlast, and outbid the buyers you’re competing against. Although it isn’t quite like an episode of Survivor, knowing the rules to the game Read more about How to House Hunt in a Seller’s Market[…]

Guide to Buying & Selling Historic Homes in Central Florida

Earlier this month we sold the house next door to ours. It was built in 1927, and designed by the first architect in Seminole County, Elton J. Moughton. A few years ago we had the experience of helping someone buy their dream home in the historic district of Sanford. Both transactions have inspired us to Read more about Guide to Buying & Selling Historic Homes in Central Florida[…]