Average Weekly Mortgage Rates Soar Past 4.5% | Debbie Dawson, REALTOR®

Mortgage rates soar – At 4.67%, this week’s average rate for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage is up from last week’s 4.42% and notably higher than 3.18% one year ago. March 30, 2022 — WASHINGTON (AP) – Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose again this week as the key 30-year loan rate vaulted over 4.5% and […]

WHAT IS AN ESCALATION CLAUSE? | Debbie Dawson REALTOR®

An escalation clause can help homebuyers win bidding wars – especially in a seller’s market. A low inventory of homes for sale in the U.S. right now means that buyers are getting creative when shopping for their dream home. In a competitive seller’s market, one popular strategy to help win a bidding war – when […]

Homestead Exemption Filing Deadline is March 1st | Debbie Dawson, REALTOR®

Homestead Exemption Filing Deadline is March 1st. The property on which you wish to apply for Homestead Exemption must be your primary place of residence on January 1 of the year for which you are making an application. The Pasco County Property Appraiser‘s office is now accepting applications for Homestead Exemption online. Homestead Exemption Filing […]

LOVE OR LUST? HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR NEXT HOME | Debbie Dawson, REALTOR®

Love or lust? How to choose your next home. Ever fallen in love with a house way over budget? Or had a crush on a house that’s too far from work? Danielle Edwards, a fellow RE/MAX agent offers helpful advice to keep buyers on track during the homebuying process. Eager to get into a new […]

4 QUESTIONS TO ASK A LISTING AGENT | Debbie Dawson, REALTOR®

4 questions to ask a listing agent. Selling a home can be an emotional process, but having the right agent helping can make a huge difference. Knowing their experience, marketing plans and areas of expertise can help seal the deal. A skilled real estate agent can guide you through one of the largest financial transactions […]

Welcome to the Community of Longleaf, FL | Debbie Dawson, REALTOR®

The community of Longleaf, FL is a neighborhood in New Port Richey offering mostly midsize homes. This community dates back to 2001 and has continued to develop over the years. There are lovely neo-traditional style single family homes along with spacious two-story townhomes with garages. Some of the neighborhoods with in Longleaf have their own […]

Downtown New Port Richey is Experiencing a Renaissance | Debbie Dawson, REALTOR®

City leaders pledged that the revitalization of downtown is just beginning. Downtown New Port Richey is experiencing a Renaissance and everyone will reap the benefits. You may have notice a lot of new changes to historic downtown New Port Richey over the past years. The quaint little Main Street with restaurants, businesses and shops have […]

Starkey Ranch K-8 Magnet School | Debbie Dawson, REALTOR®

At Starkey Ranch, the main priority is providing an unparalleled living experience for their residents. They could not be more excited about the Fall 2021 opening of the new Starkey Ranch K-8 Magnet School, and the Theater, Library, Cultural Center. Over the years, Pasco County has transformed from ranch lands to vibrant neighborhoods and communities, […]

Housing Bubble – Things to Know About Todays Market | Debbie Dawson, REALTOR®

With home prices skyrocketing, there’s been a lot of speculation lately. Are we in a housing bubble? Will the housing market crash? Will home values come plummeting to the ground again? Here are 5 things to know about todays market. Fortunately, those concerns are largely unfounded. Most economists agree that today’s market is nothing like […]