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[…]

How Soon Can I Purchase a Home After Financial Hardship?

According to WMFE when the recession hit in 2008 Central Florida experienced over 60,000 foreclosures per month. Thankfully today that rate has dropped to around 20,000 per month but Florida still maintains one of the highest foreclosure rates in the country. If you had to go through a short sale, foreclosure, or bankruptcy as a Read more about How Soon Can I Purchase a Home After Financial Hardship?[…]