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Orlando Buyers Brokers 5 star review

 5 Star Reviews Buyers Brokers in Orlando   5 Star reviews for Buyers Broker of Florida means that clients loved their buyer services.  A 5 Star Review is the highest rating that a buyer can give.  Read the Reviews here.  These are all legitimate reviews written by their buyer clients after the closing on their home.   Why do these Orlando Buyers Brokers get such high marks?     We asked the Broker what they did to get such high 5 star rev...

Date Published: June 17, 2016 | Author: Eve

Flood insurance in Orlando

  Flood insurance in Orlando is common.  The #1 disaster in the United states is flooding and Florida is no exception.  Central Florida is in close proximity to waterways and yes, there are a lot of lakes.  Heavy rains from Hurricanes and tropical storms are common.   Getting Flood insurance when you buy a home is also a common "add-on" and something that many home buyers do buy.   Here are some common misconceptions about Orlando Flood Insurance.   ...

Date Published: June 7, 2016 | Author: Eve

Orlando Airbnb Properties to Buy

Orlando Airbnb homes for rent
Want to buy an Orlando Airbnb Property?   Orlando has a huge vacation home market, so its no surprise that some buyers are interested in buying an Orlando Airbnb. Orlando is the #1 tourist destination in the world with 66 million visitors annually.  When hotels have no vacancy, and families want to be together in a  single family home, short term rentals homes can be the optimal accommodation.   Airbnb with its worldwide presence makes marketing much easier for prope...

Date Published: June 1, 2016 | Author: Erika

FHA Relaxing Condo Financing Rules

financing a condo
Condo financing can be tedious.   [caption id="attachment_13360" align="alignright" width="300"] Even the Gringotts Wizard Bank Won't Lend on Condos[/caption] It is disappointing for home buyers to learn that condo financing is not easy to get.  It is also frustrating  for us buyers agent because we cannot help these home buyers buy condos.   Case in point:  I recently had a buyer that had perfect credit, was well qualified, and put 60% down on his Celebration condo p...

Date Published: May 30, 2016 | Author: Erika

Trimming Your Property Tax

Applying for Florida Homestead Exemption   Now you own this beautiful Orlando home.  What next?   You can apply for Florida Homestead Exemption.  This is unique benefit for homeowners who claim their Florida home as their permanent residence. There are financial benefits to applying for a Florida Home Exemption.   Florida Homestead Benefits   Save money on your tax bill.   You will automatically get $25,000 deducted from the assessed value, and a...

Date Published: May 26, 2016 | Author: Erika

Sellers Disclosure Florida

Sellers Disclosure; what is it?   Sellers Disclosure.  The law in Florida requires sellers of Residential Real Estate to disclose all relevant information about the condition of the property (past and present).  The Sellers Disclosure should also disclose what repairs have been done and what repairs are still needed.   While Florida Law requires "property disclosures" sellers disclosure not required to be in writing.  Typically however, they are in writing.   W...

Date Published: May 23, 2016 | Author: Eve

Deltona the Wild West

Deltona the last affordable frontier   Deltona housing market is hot!  Buyers are flocking to this area because its Orlando's last frontier of affordable housing.  Its the ONLY place you can find decent home, and sometimes renovated property under $200,000.  888 single family homes closed in the last 6 months.   Other Deltona Benefits   Location:  Deltona has very easy access to Orlando and Sanford- Lake Mary which is considered North Orlando.  The drive is on...

Date Published: May 5, 2016 | Author: Erika

Are Exclusive Buyers Brokers outsiders?

Exclusive Buyers Brokers are so different, that some consider us to be "outside" of the norm.  We do have all the privileges and cooperation like all other brokers, but we just operate on a different path. That is fine with me, because I do not want to be "one of them".   That means I am not one of the 300,000 or so Florida Transaction Brokers who claim to represent home buyers but really don't.  There are less than 50 Exclusive Buyers Brokers in the state of Florida that work...

Date Published: April 28, 2016 | Author: Eve

Truth about Orlando Short Sales

The unvarnished truth about Orlando Short Sales   The truth about Orlando short sales is something that many buyers do not want to hear.  They assume that the bank wants to get rid of the debt on the  property and will let it go for pennies on the dollar.   Not so.  Read on...   First lets understand what are Orlando short sales.  A short sale is a property that is worth less than the mortgages on it.  In order to sell it for less than what is owed, the lend...

Date Published: April 25, 2016 | Author: Eve

Orlando Real Estate Future Growth Areas

 Orlando Real Estate is hot, hot, hot!   Orlando Real Estate appreciated 8% last year and its not slowing down.  Orlando Real Estate median price actually went up $10,000 just this past February to March.   I am not too surprised with this big boom in new construction.  Redevelopment of existing town and cities, venues, and the transportation expansion has created high demand for Orlando Real Estate.  It is an exciting time to consider a real estate purchase in Orlando....

Date Published: April 22, 2016 | Author: Erika