1. “In a twist to the decades-long trend of Mexican immigrants journeying to the United States, data indicates that in recent years, more people have done the opposite, moving from the US to its southern neighbor in droves.” Business Insider reports More people are moving from the US to Mexico than the other way around. While undocumented Mexicans in America are being sent back, Americans are finding it much easier to head over the border from the U.S. to Mexico and staying without the pressure of having their documents in order.
2. OVERSEAS HIGHWAY
Patti Stanley, a Florida real estate agent just listed “An extremely rare and stunning private island, accessible by car, Terra’s Key is a gated Caribbean Island located at Mile Marker 79.7 in Islamorada. Jutting into the blue-green waters of the Atlantic Ocean, Terra’s Key features a 2, 000’+- driveway enabling you to reach restaurants and shopping easily. This extraordinary private island is a landmark in Islamorada and the Florida Keys and has not been offered for sale for over 27 years.” Head over to Realtor.com to check it out.
3. VIRAL PHOTO SHOOT
Okay, this is just humorous. These Mississippi parents celebrated their children moving out with an ’empty nester’ photoshoot. It’s A Southern Thing says “Since sharing the photos on her photography Facebook page on Tuesday, the pictures have racked up more than 142,000 shares, which Jones, the youngest of three, said was a big surprise.” I’m not sure how you feel about this but if nothing else if good Friday afternoon entertainment!
4. INVALUABLE ADVICE
Forbes suggests 4 Tips For Finding The Right House When You’re Relocating. “The first thing to do when you realize you need to make a big move is to enlist some help. In this case, that means hiring a reputable real estate agent, specifically one who is experienced in relocation and familiar with your new area. He or she will serve as your local guide during this process, so you’ll want to be sure to do your research and hire someone you can trust.” I couldn’t agree more. Finding a great (Top Agent) early in your process will save you time and money!
5. 40 YEARS+
“Given the backlash against McMansions over the past 10 years or so, it’s clear that many buyers today are seeking grand homes with a bit more personality than the cookie-cutter structures of yesteryear. For those who want even more authenticity and charm—while still enjoying plenty of space—older mansions are a great option, and they don’t have to break the bank.” Apartment Therapy gives us These 5 Old School Mansions Cost Less Than a NYC Apartment.