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5 Home Buyer Warning Signs

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 […]

Orlando’s Buyer’s Market

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 […]

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

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, […]

Orlando House Hunting Tips – Home Buyer Advice

While hunting for your first home it can be easy to get distracted by all of the amenities of the house. Fresh paint and a large room family room may seem like just what you were looking for, but it is important to keep your head on your shoulders and consider a few things before […]

Types of Neighborhoods in Orlando FL – Part 2

In part one, we went over the first three types of Orlando area neighborhoods.  Continuing on our journey of the 12 types of Orlando neighborhoods we will look at more options in the city, suburbs and historic districts. Cul-de-sacs & Kids (Bedroom) – These types of neighborhoods are very popular with families.  Moms and Dads […]

How To Choose the Right Orlando Area Neighborhood – Part 2

Hopefully you read part one of this topic and already created your list of must have’s for your new neighborhood. After you have narrowed down what you can live without and what you really want in your new neighborhood it’s time to start narrowing down locations. If you already live in Central Florida, then you […]

Offer Accepted!

So much can happen in one week! The bank countered our last offer and after a little more negotiation we all agreed to the terms. (yay!) The only problem is that the bank would only give us a verbal commitment. Apparently this is very common from the bank owned homes, so we readily accepted. After […]

Orlando First Time Homebuyer: Types of Ownership Part 2

As the space for homes has diminished in Central Florida, condos have become more popular. Condos are typically attached homes, meaning each unit shares a wall or walls.  When you own a condo you own everything on the interior of that unit. The exterior walls, roof and common areas are usually maintained by the home […]

Cut the confusion: Help for Orlando First Time Home Buyers

You might have heard the news circulating that the real estate market has become a golden ticket for buyers, and especially first time buyers.First time buyers, previously out priced of homes, now have wide spread, home value reductions, as their entrance to the market. On top of that, first time home buyers are also being […]