Tom, Chris & Barbara Cernera

Tom & Barbara Cernera are professional Realtors® with Decca Real Estate and specialize in the communities in the SW portion of Marion County. We can be reached at 352-812-0626 or by visiting our website www.wesellocalafl.com.

Real Estate – Good News

US housing starts surge to 9-year high in October U.S. housing starts surged to a more than nine-year high in October as builders ramped up construction of both single...

Aging in place or Thriving in place?

Seventy-five percent of baby boomers recently surveyed say they aren’t ready to age in their homes and adopt age-in-place home features, according to Home...

What Colors Make a Room Look Bigger?

Most people crave spacious homes. But, sadly, the reality is often quite different. The good news: If your bedroom or office feels cramped, that doesn’t necessarily...

Homeownership rate at a 51 year low

I usually try to keep upbeat when I put together this article each month. I must say that this topic is disturbing and cuts right to the heart of the political season...

Stress Free House Selling – Find The Right Realtor

According to some studies, selling a home can be as stressful as getting a divorce or going through bankruptcy. You can’t eliminate stress, but you can minimize it by...

Seniors Seeking Roommates: “Golden Girls Please Apply”

As housing prices across the nation continue to reach dizzying heights, it’s no longer just young millennials moving in with one another to save some bucks on rent....

Florida Friendly Landscaping

When my family relocated to Florida from New York, I was under the impression that it would be easy to grow and maintain a beautiful lawn and landscape. You know –...

Recent Trends in the Housing Market

This year started out with a flurry of activity here in the southwest portion of Marion County. Business was brisk and I saw the prices of homes in my primary market...

Buyers should hurry before it’s too late!

The following confirms what I have been telling buyers and sellers for the last few months. IT IS NOT A BUYERS MARKET! Home buyers are expected to outnumber home sellers...

Florida # 2 for Home Flipping

It seems that every time we tune into the home improvement networks there are a number of shows that document the antics, drama and results of professional and amateur...