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5 Home Buyer Warning Signs

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The Orlando real estate market is currently full of choices for buyers, but before you fall in love with a home check to make sure there are no red flags. Here is a list of the top ten warning signs that a home may not be the great deal it seems. 1.Too many homes for […]

5 Home Buyer Warning Signs

Orlando First Time Home Buyers

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Even if the news seems gloomy regarding home financing, the truth is that many Orlando first time home buyers are realizing their dream and buying their first home. While obtaining a mortgage has become more difficult, it is certainly not impossible. Out of all homes sold in the Orlando area in 2009, 41% of them […]

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 […]

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 […]

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?

5 Central Florida First Time Home Buyer Myths

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The best thing a first time home buyer can do when starting their search, is to take a few moments to understand the process. Buying a new home is a huge commitment and a legal transaction, as such there are many myths swirling around about how it works. An informed buyer will feel more comfortable […]

Orlando First Time Home Buyer Myths

Avoiding First Time Home Buyer Mortgage Mistakes In the Orlando Market – Part 2

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Hopefully you already read part one of  Avoiding First Time Home Buyer Mortgage Mistakes In the Orlando Market, so you already know the top three mistakes to avoid. But don’t put down your pencils yet, there are three more common first time home buyer pit falls you should be aware of. 1. Not getting pre-approved […]

Avoid First Time Home Buyer Mortgage Mistakes - Part 2

How to Avoid First Time Home Buyer Mortgage Mistakes In the Orlando Market

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Since the collapse of the real estate market a few years ago it has become clear that many buyers simply did not know what they were getting into with their mortgages.  Lenders are in the business of selling mortgages, they are making money in a variety of ways from your mortgage amount. Obviously the higher […]

How to Avoid First Time Home Buyer Mistakes