21 06, 2016

Protecting Your New Home – Have You Covered All the Bases?

By | 2016-11-18T21:04:01+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Advice, Buying Advice|0 Comments

Purchasing a new home can be exciting. There is so much to think about. Arranging – or even adding – furniture in all the rooms, getting paint and flooring to coordinate, and ensuring that the landscaping is just right. But before you close your eyes and fall asleep after closing day, there is one thing that [...]

10 05, 2016

Thinking of Buying a Vacation Home for the Tax Deductions?

By | 2016-11-18T21:04:02+00:00 May 10th, 2016|Advice, Buying Advice|0 Comments

Now that another tax season is behind us, you may be thinking about all the deductions you wish you had. And, you may have heard your friend, neighbor, or co-worker talking about all the great tax related benefits that they're getting from owning a vacation home. Yet, while this might be the case for them, [...]

3 05, 2016

Buying a Condo in Orlando? There are Some Questions You Need to Ask First

By | 2016-11-18T21:04:02+00:00 May 3rd, 2016|Buying Advice, Purchasing a new home|0 Comments

Buying a condo in Orlando or the surrounding area can be a great investment - regardless of whether you opt to live in it full time, or only visit occasionally and rent the unit out while you're away. There are certainly numerous reasons to choose Orlando as either a home, or as a regular vacation [...]

19 04, 2016

Here’s Why You Should Consider Working with a Buyer’s Agent

By | 2016-11-18T21:04:02+00:00 April 19th, 2016|Advice, Buying Advice|0 Comments

Orlando can be a wonderful place to call home - whether you reside here year-round or your roots are somewhere else and you've decided to purchase a house or condo in Central Florida to enjoy during just certain times of the year. Buying and negotiating on the price and other factors of a home purchase [...]

15 03, 2016

Tips for First Time Home Buyers

By | 2016-11-18T21:04:07+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Buying Advice, Mortgages, Pricing|0 Comments

Buying your first home can be exciting. Owning a home means that you will be putting your monthly payment towards something with your name on it - not your landlord's. But the thought of going through the actual home buying process - along with getting a mortgage - can be somewhat overwhelming. For many people, [...]

8 03, 2016

Protecting Your “Home Away From Home” From Inclement Weather

By | 2016-11-18T21:04:07+00:00 March 8th, 2016|Advice, Buying Advice|0 Comments

Owning a second home can be an ideal way to “get away from it all” – especially when that home away from home is in the Sunshine State. With beautifully warm temperatures throughout the year, it’s easy to escape the snow and ice by simply hopping on a plane. But every so often, between June [...]

16 02, 2016

Considering the Purchase of a Foreclosure?

By | 2016-11-18T21:04:07+00:00 February 16th, 2016|Buying Advice|0 Comments

Although the real estate market has been on the rise in Florida, it is still not uncommon to see foreclosures on the market. In some instances, these can prove to be good deals - provided that they are purchased correctly. Before moving forward, however, it is important to understand that buying a foreclosed home will [...]

26 01, 2016

Should You or Shouldn’t You Escrow for Homeowners Insurance Into Your Mortgage Payment

By | 2016-11-18T21:04:07+00:00 January 26th, 2016|Advice, Buying Advice, Purchasing a new home|0 Comments

When purchasing a home, there will be many questions to consider - especially when it comes to your payment options. One of those will be whether or not you should set up an escrow account, or take on the responsibility yourself for paying your homeowners insurance. The simple answer to this questions is - it [...]

5 01, 2016

Buying a Second Home in Orlando

By | 2016-11-18T21:04:13+00:00 January 5th, 2016|Buying Advice|0 Comments

While Orlando can be a great place to live year-round, it is also an ideal location to purchase a vacation or second home. With its plethora of theme parks and attractions, world class golf courses and resorts, and the fact that it is just a short drive away from the beautiful Atlantic coast, this city [...]

23 12, 2015

Nervous? – Now May Just Be the Perfect Time to Buy

By | 2016-11-18T21:04:13+00:00 December 23rd, 2015|Buying Advice, Purchasing a new home|0 Comments

It's a well known fact that the economic recession of 2008-2009 hit the sunshine state fairly hard - and in doing so, it brought housing prices down considerably. For current homeowners at the time, it was difficult to see the value of their property decline. Now, however, things have started to turn around. It may [...]