Trish  Giovinazzi Real estate serving Brooksville FL
  1. Trish Giovinazzi
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  3. Office: 352.596.2345
  4. Cell: 352.346.6094

National Real Estate Blog

Friday, July 17th 2015 12:03 pm
Escrow by definition is: "A financial instrument held by a third party on behalf of the other two parties in a transaction. The funds are held by the escrow service until it receives the appropriate written or oral instructions or until obligations have been fulfilled."Escrow explained without the h [Read More]
Thursday, July 24th 2014 3:54 pm
According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), for the first time since the fall of 2013 existing home sales, which include single family homes, town-homes, condominiums and co-ops have increased 2.4%, reaching an annual pace of over 5 million sales."Inventories are at their highest level [Read More]
Thursday, June 19th 2014 9:00 am
According to, Advancing eMortgage, a team developed to study e-mortgages by mortgage giant, Fannie Mae, an electronic mortgage process could, in fact, cut up to 30 days off the time it takes to close a loan.It could also save the mortgage industry an average of nearly $1 billion a year in paper!Adva [Read More]
Friday, June 13th 2014 10:59 am
According to a blog written by Graham Wood, senior editor for Realtor Magazine, two issues with notable shock value that were mentioned at the recent National Association of Realtors (NAR) convention were as follows:1. Tax reform could hurt the Mortgage interest tax deduction (MID)The Mortgage inter [Read More]
Friday, May 30th 2014 10:07 am
Located in Old Saybrook, Connecticut on the borough of Fenwick, Oscar-winning actress Katharine Hepburn's seaside home is now back on the market at a reduced price.Originally put on the market for $30 million, the new owners, Frank and Barbara Sciame Jr., rem [Read More]
Friday, May 23rd 2014 12:07 pm
Off the shores of Connecticut, lay two lighthouses that will go up for sale in the summer of 2014 for the price of a plan that will preserve the beacons.This is a two-step process, according to the National Historic Lighthouse Preservation Act of 2000.The first step is that the Straford Shoal Light [Read More]
Thursday, June 6th 2013 3:05 pm
Closing short sales has been quite a challenge for real estate professionals since the real estate industry has been struggling, however Fannie Mae has introduced a new tool to help ensure a fair sales price during the process. According to Jay Ryan, VP for real estate sales at Fannie Mae, Our objec [Read More]
Wednesday, May 22nd 2013 12:47 pm
While the economy is struggling across the nation, many consumers are looking for ways to cut costs.One significant area that can be reviewed is your home insurance policy.By making a few changes and tweaks here and there you could save yourself hundreds of dollars while improving your home value. A [Read More]
Wednesday, May 15th 2013 1:53 pm
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) report, mortgage applications dropped by 7.3%, applications for refinancing dropped 8% and the purchase index fell 4%.The Wall Street Journal reports that Low interest rates have attracted new buyers and persuaded many home owners to refinance thei [Read More]
Wednesday, March 27th 2013 1:25 pm
Although home prices across the nation are still 29% below their peak, they jumped 8.1% during the 12 months that ended in January, according to the Standard & Poor's/Case Shiller 20-city home price index. The steady home price increases are enabling recovery in the housing industry in an effort t [Read More]