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Home Buying 101: What Credit Score Do You Need to Buy a Home in Florida?

Posted On: June 24, 2020 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
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Are you considering buying a new home in Florida and not sure if you have the credit score required? Get the scoop on credit score basics, the score you need to buy a home, and the benefits of getting pre-qualified before you start shopping for your new home. ...



Home Buying 101: Home Affordability Better Now than 1985-2000

Posted On: July 12, 2018 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
Home Buying 101: Home Affordability Better Now than 1985-2000

According to a recent report from Zillow, homes are more affordable today than they were back in 1985 to 2000. In addition, homes are more affordable now than they were at the peak of the housing bubble in 2006! ...



Home Buying 101: Buying and Selling Your Homes at the Same Time

Posted On: June 20, 2018 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101

If you already own a home and are getting ready to purchase a new home in Florida, chances are you are trying to juggle buying a new home and selling your current one at the same time. A key factor that can affect your buying and selling process is coordinating the timing ...



Home Buying 101: Understanding Closing Costs

Posted On: April 9, 2018 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
Home Buying 101: Understanding Closing Costs

Just what are closing costs, and how are they calculated? ...



Home Buying 101: Preparing to Buy a Home in Florida

Posted On: March 16, 2018 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101

Making the decision to buy a home in Florida is exciting and means starting a new chapter in life. And, preparing to take on a mortgage requires thought, preparation and a good team of professionals around you to help the process along.  ...



Home Buying 101: 5 Budgeting Tips for Homebuyers

Posted On: January 19, 2017 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101

If you are trying to purchase a new home in Florida, protecting yourself from debt is especially important. Here are some very easy ways to make sure you keep your New Year’s budget resolution going strong throughout the year! ...



Home Buying 101: Understanding the Mortgage Process

Posted On: November 22, 2016 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
Home Buying 101: Understanding the Mortgage Process

Buying a new home is an exciting and rewarding experience. The process of getting a mortgage, however, may seem a bit intimidating. Knowing what to expect and being prepared will make all the difference in your confidence and take the stress off the table! ...



5 Common New Home Buying Myths Debunked

Posted On: October 3, 2016 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
5 Common New Home Buying Myths Debunked

First-time homebuyers may feel intimidated by the steps needed to start owning and stop renting. Is my credit good enough? Do I make enough money? How do I even find the home I want? ...

Many of the home buying preconceptions you have probably heard aren’t even true! Read along as we put five common home-buying myths to rest



Home Buying 101 — 15 Moving Day Hacks Everyone Should Use

Posted On: August 30, 2016 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
Home Buying 101 — 15 Moving Day Hacks Everyone Should Use

The day you’ve been waiting for is here - You have the keys to your dream home in your hands! ...

Now comes the less-fun part — the move. But moving day doesn’t have to be a hassle; with a little planning, it’s easy to have a smooth move. Here are 15 moving day hacks to help you move into your new Florida home and get settled in and unpacked as quickly and easily as possible!



Why Buy New: Modern Design

Posted On: February 16, 2016 | Categories: Home Buying 101 | Why Buy New
The way we live has changed in recent years, and new homes with open living areas accommodate a modern lifestyle. (Highland Homes' Willow II home plan)You’re always hearing how buying a new home is better than buying an older, resale home. And, you may be wondering just what could be so different?