Are you thinking of buying a second home or an investment home? Why Should you Invest In Florida? Florida is listed as the number one vacation destination. If you have extra cash this would be a great place to invest in a second home or even a home that you can rent out and make … Continue reading Second Home Buyers
Many of us think that the best time to sell a home would be in the spring and summer. This is true that the majority of buyers are looking to make a purchase during those months. But not all buyers disappear after Labor Day. In Florida, your home may get a lot of interest from … Continue reading Advantages of Selling Your Home During the Holidays
In order to use an FHA loan to purchase a home, the property will have to be appraised and inspected by a HUD-approved appraiser. This is to ensure that the property meets HUDS's minimum property standards. WHAT IS AN APPRAISAL? Only an expert can assesses or determine the value of your home. You get an … Continue reading Things to Know about FHA Appraisals
Preparing For Your Purchase
It's pretty much an American dream to own your home. It gives you peace of mind to know that you have something that is truly yours and a place that you can raise your family. Many of us are intimated by the idea of owning their own home. It means more responsibilities that come with … Continue reading How can you benefit from owning your own home?
Are you a first time home buyer? When you are ready to buy your home a lender will basically evaluate your overall financial picture as well as other financial factors to see if you qualify for a mortgage. Here are some tips to help you get your loan. Do not quit your job while you … Continue reading Home Ownership for 1st Time Home Buyers Tips
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Why should home buyers have a pre-approval letter before they start searching for homes? A pre-approval letter is basically a document from a lender that indicates how much the lender would be willing to lend you to buy a home. By having this letter a seller will view you as being more of a serious … Continue reading What is a Pre-Approval letter
You have made the decision that you are going to buy a home and you are ready to fill out your mortgage application. Here are some things that you will need when filling out your mortgage application W-2s from the past 2 years.Personal and Business tax returns for the past 2 years.Pay stubs from the … Continue reading Mortgage Application Tips
You have these grand ideas about installing a pool in your backyard. But will you get the money back you spent on this extravagance, or will it cost you? Pools are great and you think that you'll use it more than you actually do. This is an on going expense for a homeowner who is … Continue reading Does Swimming Pools Really Add Value To Your Home?