How Do I (The Buyer) Know That I’ve Chosen the Right Agent?

One of the first and most important decisions a prospective buyer will make when choosing to buy a new home is selecting a buyer’s agent that will best fit their needs. So how does a buyer go about ensuring they make the right choice?

With the market temperature set on hot and the industry flooded with new […]

By |September 29th, 2017|buying a home|Comments Off on How Do I (The Buyer) Know That I’ve Chosen the Right Agent?

Buyer, Seller and Investor Tips to Consider with a Florida Airbnb Investment

In the gig economy, one of the ways investors make money is by starting an Airbnb or bed-and-breakfast. When selling Pinellas County real estate, it pays to understand the mindset of a potential buyer interested in turning your home into a short-term rental home. Pinellas County is a great area to own a home […]

By |September 22nd, 2017|buying a home, selling a home|Comments Off on Buyer, Seller and Investor Tips to Consider with a Florida Airbnb Investment

Pinellas County Real Estate: Soaring Prices Kills Renters’ Confidence

When it comes to listing Pinellas County real estate, many sellers realize it’s the step-up buyer with the money to make a solid offer. A recent survey by the National Association of Realtors shows renters’ confidence in buying a home is down significantly compared to last year, but current home owners remain confident that it’s a […]

By |August 25th, 2017|buying a home|Comments Off on Pinellas County Real Estate: Soaring Prices Kills Renters’ Confidence

Buyer, Seller and Investor Tips: Three Potential Expenses to Watch For

Looking for the home of your dreams is exciting. But you also need to be on the lookout for hidden expenses. No matter how attractive a home is, look carefully at these three things.
1. Potential Maintenance Costs
Even if a house is new and in good repair, maintenance can cost you a great deal. Some home maintenance […]

By |August 17th, 2017|buying a home|Comments Off on Buyer, Seller and Investor Tips: Three Potential Expenses to Watch For

Secrets for Buying Pinellas County Real Estate as a Single Person

 

Whether you are buying a home just for yourself or co-buying as an unmarried couple, financial experts recommend taking precautions. With home prices for Pinellas County real estate going up, it’s more expensive for individuals to qualify for mortgages. In order to start building up equity, some individuals co-buy with a partner, a family member or friend. […]

By |August 10th, 2017|buying a home|Comments Off on Secrets for Buying Pinellas County Real Estate as a Single Person

Buyer, Seller, Investor Tips: Costly Lessons When Buying a Home

A recent Fannie Mae national housing study showed two-thirds of Americans say it’s a good time for buying a home. At the same time, real estate professionals warn it’s more important than ever to avoid costly nightmares. According to an article by realtor.com, an experienced Realtor, lender and title company does not let your American dream […]

By |August 3rd, 2017|buying a home|Comments Off on Buyer, Seller, Investor Tips: Costly Lessons When Buying a Home

What to Look for When Buying Your First House

There are so many questions when buying your first house. Nonetheless, it is a time filled with a lot of emotion, both from the excitement and the stress. There is so much to deal with from getting pre-approved for a mortgage loan to finding a real estate agent, and then starts the process of […]

By |July 28th, 2017|buying a home|Comments Off on What to Look for When Buying Your First House

Pinellas County Real Estate: Too Many Buyers Chasing Homes

 

Homes for sale in Pinellas and Hillsborough counties are not exactly scarce. But with too many buyers chasing homes, it puts sellers in a comfortable position. Real estate professionals point out Pinellas County real estate prices continue to surge in the tight supply and high demand environment. As a seller, expect a home to sell in less than […]

By |July 20th, 2017|buying a home|Comments Off on Pinellas County Real Estate: Too Many Buyers Chasing Homes

Buyer, Seller and Investor Tips: How to Purchase A Property With Little or No Down Payment

Buying a home is a costly proposition. Lenders require down payments of at least 5% on most conventional loans (more if your credit is weak), and closing costs can easily add another 4%-5%. On a $200,000 home that is $20,000 you need to accumulate to purchase property Perhaps that poses too big of a […]

By |July 7th, 2017|buying a home|Comments Off on Buyer, Seller and Investor Tips: How to Purchase A Property With Little or No Down Payment

Pinellas County Real Estate Tips for Working Baby Boomers

 

Even with a small nest egg, it’s possible to find Pinellas County real estate that fulfills a retirement dream of living near the beach and enjoying the tropical lifestyle. According to a recent article by DailySun.com, not all baby boomers feel ready to stop working. Even if you want to stay active in the […]

By |June 8th, 2017|buying a home|Comments Off on Pinellas County Real Estate Tips for Working Baby Boomers