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FREE INFORMATION AND ADVICE FOR HOME BUYERS!

THE HOME BUYING PROCESS
  • Finding The Right Real Estate Agent
  • Are You Ready To Buy?
  • How Much Can You Afford?
  • What Is Your Debt To Income Ratio?
  • What Kind Of House Do You Want?
  • Narrowing Down The Best Community & Location
  • Offer & Negotiation
  • Getting You The Best Price
  • Investment Property Return Ratios & Management
  • Finding Fix And Flip Opportunities

Buying a home in South Florida can be a complex process. I have helped hundreds of families, individuals, and investors navigate the waters of home ownership in South Florida. Picking the right real estate expert to help you prepare is the most important piece of the puzzle. I want to make the home buying process easy and fun for you.  Some of the things that we will sit down together and look at.

Purchasing a single family home in South Florida is a great idea for many famlies & retirees.  This for most people will be the largest purchase they will make in their lifetime. We have seen many people make costly mistakes and regret. Don’t make a costly mistake make sure you find the right Real Estate Profesional to represent you and help you navigate the buying process.

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Purchasing a condo or townhouse in South Florida is a great idea for many famlies & retirees.  This for most people will be the largest purchase they will make in their lifetime. We have seen many people make costly mistakes and regret. Don’t make a costly mistake make sure you find the right Real Estate Profesional to represent you and help you navigate the buying process.

Click Here To Read More About Buying A Condo Or Townhouse In South Florida

 

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Purchasing an investment property in South Florida is a great idea for many investors.  We have seen many people make costly mistakes when selecting and rehabing homes and condos that have had a negative ROI. Don’t make a costly mistake make sure you find the right Real Estate Profesional to represent you and help you navigate the selection & buying process.

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Find – Short Sales – Foreclosures – Distressed Properties – MLS Search

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Purchasing commercial property in South Florida is a great idea for many investors and business.  Don’t make a costly mistake make sure you find the right Real Estate Profesional to represent you and your bussiness and help you navigate the buying process.

Click Here To Read More About Buying Commercial Property In South Florida

 

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Purchasing Raw Land in South Florida is a great idea for many famlies & retirees that are planning to build their dream home.  Don’t make a costly mistake make sure you find the right Real Estate Profesional to represent you and help you navigate the land buying process.

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HOME BUYERS CHECKLIST

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✅ - Hiring The Right Agent

How To Hire The Right Agent For Your Home Or Investment Property.

Some Of The Must Ask Questions Before Hiring Your Real Estate Consultant:

  • How Long Have You Been Licensed?
  • Are You A Full Time Realtor?
  • When Was Your Last Closed Transaction?
  • Are You A Member Of The MLS?
  • Do You Have References I Can Call?
  • What Area Of Real Estate Do You Specialize In?
  • Have You Done Any Fix & Flips?
  • Are You Experienced In City & Tax Lien Negotiations?

When choosing a agent / Realtor make sure you take your time to get to know them. Purchasing a home or investment is a huge deal.  You want to make sure you have the right person that has your best interest in mind.

✅ - Making An Offer & Negotiating The Closing

Making An Offer They Can’t Refuse!  

Have a clear picture of what you want and what you are willing to offer to get it. There are creative ways to get the best price and best terms.

  • Get Market Data And A Comparative Market Analysis On The Neighborhood
  • Try To Get As Much Info As You Can About Seller Motivation & Why They Are Selling
  • Bid Smartly With Data
  • Make Clear & Concise Demands
  • Utilize The Closing Date As A Negotiating Point

✅ - Getting A Mortgage & Negotiating The Best Rate

Make Sure You Find The Right Mortgage Broker. Having The Right Broker Or Lender On Your Side Will Make All the Difference In Closing & Making Sure You Get The Best Interest Rate & Payment.

  • Ask Friends & Family For Referrals
  • Know Your Debt To Income Ratio & What You Can Afford
  • Calculated Your Down Payment
  • Obtain Quotes From At Least 3 Lenders
  • Ask How Many Points They Charge Front & Back
  • Decide If You Want To Pay Points To Get A Lower Rate

✅ - Inspection Period & Beyond

The Inspection & Inspection Period Is So So Important. Hiring The Right Inspector Is Pivotal To Ensuring That Once You Move In There Are No Big Surprises & Expenses.  

  • Find A Qualified Licensed Inspector
  • Request A Detailed Report In Advance
  • Consider Additional Assessments
  • Attend The Inspection & Ask Questions
  • Get A Repairman To Provide Written Estimates For All Fixes
  • Negotiate For Credits To Fix All Repairs

✅ - Hiring An Appraiser & Buying Title Insurance

 

  • Have The Property Appraised
  • Have Your Agent Provide A Competitive Market Analysis Of All Comparable Properties
  • Comparison Shop For Title Insurance

 

✅ - Navigating The Closing Process

 

  • Consider Hiring An Attorney To Help Close
  • Lock In Your Interest Rate
  • Obtain A Detailed List Of Closing Costs From You Lender & Review
  • Be On The Look Out For Bogus Fees

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