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Orlando’s Buyer’s Market

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If you have decided that now is a great time to buy a home, you are on the right track. While buying a home is an individual decision that requires a good look at your personal finances and long term goals, the affordability of homes in the Orlando area is a tempting factor. Here are […]

Contingencies Every Orlando Buyer Should Have

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So, after searching high and low you have finally found a property that meets your needs and you want to write an offer. This is an exciting time and you are probably feeling nervous about the whole deal. Will they accept? Are there other offers on the home already? Sometimes agreeing to a contract free […]

Buying an Orlando Home Worry Free

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1. Find the right Realtor – Having an educated and established realtor by your side throughout the home buying process is invaluable. Make sure the realtor you choose knows the area, has experience working within your search criteria, and most importantly that you feel you are able to communicate with. 2. Get Pre-Approved – There is nothing […]

What NOT to do before you Close on your New Orlando Area Home

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You have your pre-approval, you have found the house of your dreams and you have a signed contract accepting your offer. Everything is looking good and you can’t wait for the closing date to arrive so you can finally move into your new pad. But before your close, read this list of what not do, […]

What NOT to do before you Close on your New Home in Orlando FL

Getting Outbid in the Orlando’s Buyers Market?

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It may seem a little contradictory…it is supposed to be a buyers market, right? So why is there so much competition on the same house? If you have recently started your home search in the Orlando area and have already been outbid on a home, you may have started to feel the panic of having […]

$8,000 First Time Home Buyer Tax Credit: Deadline Approaching

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The deadline for the $8,000 federal tax credit for first time home buyers is approaching quickly, so if you were considering purchasing a home this year, now is the time to get your documents in order and start looking. In order to qualify, buyers must close on their home by November 30 (keep in mind […]

Orlando First Time home buyer 8k tax credit deadline

What happens at the Closing of my first home?

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What better way is there to explain you this important question visually… Check out the video (courtesy of Federal Title), it covers the most important points about what happens at a closing. Here is a short summary: Once you have found your new home and your offer has been accepted there is one final step […]

What happens at the closing of my first home?