Why Investing In Florida is a Good Idea!

Is Buying in Florida a good investment? Buying real estate in Florida is a great investment. Not only is it a place where everyone wants to vacation. Florida has beautiful weather, that low key lifestyle, lots of attractions for the whole family. Another attraction is Florida has no income tax. In Florida, we have had … Continue reading Why Investing In Florida is a Good Idea!

Your Home Buying Checklist

Are you a home buyer in Pinellas County, Florida

Separating your wants -vs- your needs. Here are a few tips for home buyers that are shopping for houses. How to narrow down your search. What do you need in a Home?What do you want in a Home? Before you even start shopping think about what you actually need in the home for you and … Continue reading Your Home Buying Checklist

Why is the Appraisal so critical to your real estate transaction?

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Did you know that the appraisal can make or break your real estate sale? The appraiser works for the bank, not the seller or the buyer. In real estate transactions, we have 3 significant players - the buyer, the seller, and the lender. The Appraiser is the eyes of the lender in the field. An … Continue reading Why is the Appraisal so critical to your real estate transaction?

What is a 4 Point Inspection?

4 POINT INSPECTION

Your offer has been accepted to purchase your dream home, and now you have to set up an inspection to make sure the home is in good condition. When buying a home, you will have to get a home inspection if you're getting a mortgage and even if you are purchasing with cash. You want … Continue reading What is a 4 Point Inspection?

Are you Financially Prepared To Buy Your Home?

are you financially prepared to buy your home

You've made the decision to purchase your home but are you financially prepared to buy your home. Here are a list of things that you need to know now. Evaluate your current Income versus your ExpensesDo you know your Credit Score?Figure out what you can afford for your monthly paymentsDo you have Savings?Do you know … Continue reading Are you Financially Prepared To Buy Your Home?

Are You Ready To Buy Your Home?

Your guide to buying your first home -

Buying a home can be the most exciting time for you and your family. But don't lose out on the home of your dreams by doing this alone. This is one of the biggest financial transactions of your life, and I want to help you by making this experience less stressful. As you go through … Continue reading Are You Ready To Buy Your Home?

Start Building Equity!

FIRSTTIME HOME BUYERS

Are you still renting? Why are you building your landlord's equity and increasing their wealth? With mortgage rates being low... this would be a great time to invest in a home. Most people think that they cannot qualify for a mortgage, but you will be surprised. Get with your local mortgage company today and see … Continue reading Start Building Equity!

Leave It To The Professionals

COMPARATIVE MARKET ANALYSIS HOMES IN TAMPA FL

Many of us may buy and sell a home maybe once or twice in our lifetime. This is one of the biggest investments that we will make so why leave it to chance. I know many of the DIYs are thinking I can do this job, this is a piece of cake. I can put … Continue reading Leave It To The Professionals

Second Home Buyers

Finding homes for investors and second home buyers

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

Things to Know about FHA Appraisals

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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