Blog Category: Home Buying 101

Buying a New Home in Florida This Year? This Should Be Your 1st Step!

Posted On: February 19, 2019 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
Buying a New Home in Florida This Year? This Should Be Your 1st Step!

In many real estate markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream home outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive market where buyers often need to stand out. One way way to show that you are serious about buying your dream home is to get ...



Home Buying 101: The Secret to Home Buying Satisfaction

Posted On: February 15, 2019 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101 | Why Buy New
Home Buying 101: The Secret to Home Buying Satisfaction

The most satisfied home buyers typically have one thing in common: new construction homes. From open concept living space to home personalization to warranty protection, brand-new homes have what you’re looking for. Why settle for anything less than the best when it comes to buying your new home in ...



Home Buying 101: Tax Benefits for Florida Homeowners

Posted On: January 30, 2019 | Categories: General Info | Home Buying 101
Home Buying 101: Tax Benefits for Florida Homeowners

Owning your own home in Florida comes with many perks, from a being haven for your family, to increasing your net worth. And this time of year, a benefit on the minds of many is how homeownership benefits your tax return.Good news - There are an array of tax deductions available to Florida ...



Home Buying 101: Relocating to Florida

Posted On: November 9, 2018 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
Relocating to a new city or state can be quite the undertaking, but it’s also a time of great excitement and anticipation. Many factors may have led to your decision to move to Florida, from a job transfer or desire for lifestyle change to wanting to be closer to your family. Florida is an amazing

Home Buying 101: Today’s Mortgage Rates and What They Mean for You

Posted On: October 12, 2018 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
Affording the Florida new home of your dreams is about more than just the price. Mortgage interest rates play a significant role in determining your mortgage payment, which directly affects not only your qualification but your pocketbook every month!You may have heard interest rates are on the rise.

Home Buying 101: Florida Down Payment Assistance Programs

Posted On: October 4, 2018 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
Becoming a homeowner is the quintessential American dream. Yet, many Florida first-time home buyers we speak with tell us they are holding off on achieving their dream because of concerns about making a down payment.First and foremost, the “need쳌 to put a large sum of money down is a common

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

Posted On: July 12, 2018 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
Rising home prices have some worried about home affordability, but the price is only part of the puzzle. Mortgage interest rates play a significant role in determining the total amount of your monthly payment and how much house you can afford. If you’re unfamiliar with how interest rates may affect

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. In fact, according to Zillow Group’s 2017 Consumer Housing Trends Report, 71% of people selling their home are also

Spring Cleaning and Home Maintenance Tips

Posted On: May 25, 2018 | Categories: News | General Info | Home Buying 101
Owning your dream home in Florida is an exciting achievement. If this is your first spring in your new home, congratulations! We hope you are enjoying your home, settling into your new space, and appreciating the longer days by spending evenings in your yard or outdoor living areas.Spring is the

Home Buying 101: Understanding Closing Costs

Posted On: April 9, 2018 | Categories: News | Home Buying 101
When you think of “closing costs,쳌 you might see the light at the end of the homebuying tunnel. You’re just one step away from getting the keys and becoming a homeowner!But just what are closing costs, and how are they figured? Many prospective homebuyers are taken aback by the factors that go into