Melissa Donnahoe RENE, E-Pro, SFR's Blog Posts

Buyer’s Market 🆚 Seller’s Market

Buyer’s Market 🆚 Seller’s MarketIn the realm of real estate, market conditions are fundamentally shaped by supply and demand, influencing whether it's a buyer's or seller's market.

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Exploring the 2024 Real Estate Trends in Coral Springs, Florida

Coral Springs, Florida, continues to emerge as a thriving hub for real estate activity as we approach 2024. Coral Springs is drawing a varied variety of buyers, from first-time homeowners to

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🌴☀️ New Wave Alert! Discover Why Everyone's Moving to South Florida ☀️🌴

In recent times, South Florida has become a magnet for a growing wave of interstate migrants, drawing individuals and families from high-tax regions like New York, California, and New Jersey. This

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Key Factors to Consider When Purchasing Waterfront Property in South Florida

Key Factors to Consider When Purchasing Waterfront Property in South FloridaWelcome to South Florida's sun-kissed coastlines, where the charm of waterfront living awaits! Whether you want a modest

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Navigating Property Values in South Florida: An Optimistic Outlook for Sellers

South Florida, a gem of a location boasting sun-kissed beaches and bustling urban centers, has always been a sought-after destination for property buyers. However, the ever-evolving dynamics of the

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Is the Housing Market Haunting a Crash in 2023? 👻

As Halloween creeps around the corner, the question that's sending shivers down the spines of potential homebuyers and homeowners alike is whether the housing market will plunge into a nightmarish

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Elevate Your Home Selling Game with Royal Empire Realty's Expertise

Are you looking to sell your home and make a seamless transition to your next chapter? Selling a home can be a daunting task, but with the right guidance and support, you can navigate the process

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Top 10 Tips for First-Time Homebuyers: Your Ultimate Guide to Navigating the Real Estate Market in 2023

Buying your first home is an exciting and significant milestone in life. However, navigating the real estate market can be overwhelming, especially in the ever-changing landscape of 2023. To help

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What’s the process of buying or selling a property?

Determine your needs and goals: Before starting the process, it's important to identify your specific needs, preferences, and budget. Consider factors such as location, property type, size,

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Reasons To Consider Florida Condos in Your Home Search

Reasons To Consider Condos in Your Home SearchAre you having trouble finding a home that fits your needs and your budget? If so, you should know there’s an option worth considering –

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Two Reasons You Should Sell Your House by Royal Empire Realty

Two Reasons You Should Sell Your HouseWondering if you should sell your house this year? As you make your decision, think about what’s motivating you to consider moving. A recent survey from

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The Benefits of Investing in Syndications

How to Make Your Passive Income Truly PassiveAs the saying goes, it’s better to work smarter, not harder. While investments in passive income may take some hard work in the beginning, they are

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Five Reasons to Invest in Vacation Rental Property in South Florida

Royal Empire Realty specializes in investment properties, and our clients often want to invest in vacation rental properties, in particular. Why? Because an investment in a vacation rental is

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Indoor Play Places Near Coral Springs

In Coral Springs, there are plenty of parks and playgrounds. However, there are times when parents must protect their kids from the elements. Several indoor play areas can be found in the area, so

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Make Your New Year's Eve & Day Plans Near Coral Springs!

It's still possible to make festive plans to ring in 2023! Coral Springs and the surrounding area has some great offerings to help you ring in the new year in style. There's music, food, and

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Why a Duplex or a Triplex Makes an Excellent First Investment!

Why would I pitch a multi-family investment property to a young couple searching for a new home?Because purchasing a triplex or duplex you’ll live in is a great way to jumpstart your real

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Holiday Events Near Parkland for the Whole Family

Delicious food, community parades, festivals, and more await locals and visitors for this year's holiday season! If you're looking for a feast or a fun activity for the whole family, something

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Holiday Events Near Coral Springs for the Whole Family

Great meals, parades, 5Ks, festivals, and more await locals and visitors for this year's holiday season! If you're looking for a feast or a fun activity for the whole family, something happening

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Fun October Events near Oakland Park

Fall festivities are in full swing, and we've rounded up some of the most fun fall activities around Oakland Park! Including a pumpkin patch, just in case you're still looking for your Halloween

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Fun October Events near Coral Springs

Fall festivities are in full swing, and we've rounded up some of the most fun fall activities around Coral Springs! Including pumpkin patches, just in case you're still looking for your Halloween

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Five Fun Things to Do in Coral Springs, Florida

Located in the heart of South Florida's Broward County, Coral Springs is a small city bordering Coconut Creek. It's close to the Everglades Wildlife Management Area and Fort Lauderdale. There are

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Coconut Creek, Florida - Butterfly Capital of the World

There are a lot of nicknames that have been given to various areas in Florida over the years. However, one place in the state that has some recognition for its natural elements is Coconut Creek. You

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How to think like an experienced real estate investor, even if you are new.

In today’s competitive market, new real estate investors cannot afford rookie mistakes. You need to think like an experienced real estate investor and make sound choices right away. 

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How to think like an experienced real estate investor, even if you are new

In today’s competitive market, new real estate investors cannot afford rookie mistakes. You need to think like an experienced real estate investor and make sound choices right away. 

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Is September a Good Time to Sell Your House?

In many cities across the US, September is the ideal time to sell a house. For instance, September is the best time to put your home on the market in New Orleans. According to data from 2014 to,

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My top 10 reasons to love Coral Springs

Coral Springs is where I work, live and sell investment properties. The city is a beautiful and unique place to live – one that I’m proud to call home.Here the top 10 reasons why I love

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Outlook for South Florida Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing Inventory is Down, Costs are High in South FloridaSavvy investors of multi-unit properties know to have an eye on the affordability of housing in their market of interest. 

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Top Reasons to Invest in Fort Lauderdale

As South Florida real estate continues to grow in value, investors want to know where they should sink their hard-earned dollars. When it comes to multi-family properties, I often recommend that my

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Why a duplex or a triplex makes an excellent first investment

Why would I pitch a multi-family investment property to a young couple searching for a new home?Because purchasing a triplex or duplex you’ll live in is a great way to jumpstart your real

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Understanding Multifamily Housing Classes

What is a Class?Multifamily Housing classes are separated as “A,” “B,” “C,” or “D.” This grading scale depends on the physical condition of a,

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Investor's Guide to buying Commercial Property

Commercial real estate is at the top of many investors’ wish lists, and for good reason: it has proven to be a lucrative endeavor time and time again. However, if you want to buy a commercial

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Benefits of Investing in Syndications

How to Make Your Passive Income Truly PassiveAs the saying goes, it’s better to work smarter, not harder. While investments in passive income may take some hard work in the beginning, they are

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Why should I sell my Multi-family Apartment Complex?

Why should I sell my multi-family apartment complex?If you follow us on our socials, then you have probably seen our blog on how and why to begin investing in commercial properties. But for those of

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Should I buy a fourplex in Florida?

If you’re looking for a long-term real estate investment with less up-front capital, consider buying a fourplex in Florida. It’s one of my recommended investment strategies for multi

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How to Recession-Proof Real Estate Investments

As an economic downturn looms on the horizon, I find myself answering a lot of questions about recession-proof real estate investments. As investors, our job is to anticipate the future. We

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How to make your South Florida income property profitable

So you have purchased a great South Florida income property. Congratulations! Now comes the task of making your investment work for you.Income properties in South Florida can be leased to someone

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How Real Estate Agents Should Sell to Multi-Family Investors

Multi-family investors are specialized clients with goals different from most buyers and even other real estate investors. To be successful, it is important to understand their needs and what to

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The South Florida housing bubble: ready to burst?

With real estate prices skyrocketing and buyers clamoring for a dwindling inventory of homes, are we experiencing a new South Florida housing bubble?Florida was hit hard during the 2007 housing.

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What a real estate market correction will look like in South Florida

For a while, real estate prices have raged out of control, especially in South Florida. With demand high and supply low as the economy recovered from the worst of the pandemic, there seemed no end

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How to prepare for a housing market crash

Last week, we concluded that today’s rapidly growing housing prices likely won’t result in a housing market crash like we saw in 2007. This week, I want to offer some tips for what

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What investors need to know about renting in South Florida

As an investor, you have been eyeing real estate investments in South Florida. You are considering a single-family property or maybe a fourplex to maximize your profits. However, as housing

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5 reasons to invest in vacation rental property in South Florida

Royal Empire Realty specializes in investment properties, and our clients often want to invest in vacation rental properties, in particular. Why? Because an investment in a vacation rental is

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How the Real Estate cycle should affect your investment strategy

One helpful way to determine the optimal time to buy, sell or hold your property investments is to track the real estate cycle for your local area. (See the video) Of course, the real estate

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What to look for in a duplex, triplex or fourplex investment

Smaller multifamily investments — like a duplex, triplex, or fourplex — are a great way to break into investment real estate. In fact, I consider a fourplex investment the perfect

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Pitfalls of buying investment property in Florida — and how to avoid them

Buying property in Florida has become an increasingly popular way to invest. However, like any profitable investment strategy, there are risks and obstacles to overcome. If you are considering

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