Advantages of Selling Your Home During the Holidays

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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

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

Price To Sell

This can be one of the most difficult part of the selling process for most homeowners. This is the home that you may have raised your family in and with that comes all the memories. How can you put a price tag on that? If you are selling by owner then it's up to you … Continue reading Price To Sell

Buyers Handbook

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Preparing For Your Purchase

Home Ownership for 1st Time Home Buyers Tips

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

What is a Pre-Approval letter

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

Mortgage Application Tips

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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

Heritage Village, Largo

Heritage Village - "Experience Pinellas County History!"

Heritage Village is a great little historical village of how it use to be in the old days in Florida, it definitely takes you back in time. It's got a school house, a church and some mansions that have been restored. There is also and antique fire engine and a gift shop. There are special … Continue reading Heritage Village, Largo

Boca Ciega Millenium Park

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Boca Ciega Millenium Park is a beautiful and relaxing place for everyone. You can go kayaking or canoeing at this park. There are several trails and a magnificent boardwalk that goes through the mangroves and to an observation tower. Go to the observation tower where you can get the most scenic views of the bay. … Continue reading Boca Ciega Millenium Park