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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 First Time Home Buyers: 5 Ways to Know You are Ready

Deflating home prices and the $8,000 tax credit have made it an ideal time for Orlando area first time home buyers to finally break in to the market.  If you think you are one of the many ready to venture out into the world of home ownership take a look at the 5 ways to […]

Types of Orlando Area Neighborhoods- Part 4

Believe it or not there are 3 more types of neighborhoods in the Orlando area. First time home buyers can sometimes get stuck thinking about only one area or one type of neighborhood, so reading through the differences of each kind can really help you see what is out there and where you think you […]

Types of Neighborhoods in Orlando FL – Part 3

Have you read through the first 6 neighborhoods and still not found the one for you? Perhaps your taste is a bit more refined or you are looking for something a bit more exciting? Here are three more neighborhoods types that might suit your needs. Status/Destination – If having the best address in town is […]

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 […]

The Hunt for our First Home In Orlando

We finally sat down with Jose and Claudia and went over what we are looking for in our first home. Like many first time home-buyers in the Orlando area, we were under the impression that with so many homes on the market, the process would be relatively easy. Wrong. Because we want to close on […]