Tag: home buyer

Expert Tips for Finding the Perfect Neighborhood To Buy In

It’s not just the home, it’s finding the right area.

Tips for Buying an Older Home

Older homes may have different electrical systems, tanks and even paint that may need to be updated before moving in.

November 05 / 2013

Real Estate Headlines for Columbus Day

In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue and today some of us have the day off because of it. Well, not all of us. But regardless of our vacation days, it’s good to recognize a man that took one of the biggest risks of all time and is credited with discovering the place many of us now call home. But before you head off to a parade in his honor, here’s your weekly dose of real estate headlines.

October 14 / 2013

Your “Finding a First Home” Checklist

Buying a home can be a great investment, and many households dream of starting a family and developing memories in their first home. When it comes to shopping for a property, many first-time homebuyers may be surprised by all the options their real estate agent provides. Luckily, there are several ways prospective buyers can narrow [...]

How to Know if a Neighborhood is Right for You

Before you buy a home and make what’s likely to be one of the biggest investments of your life, you owe it to yourself to get good information on your new neighborhood.

8 Tips For Finding Your First Home

The following post comes from Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty, Inc. agent, Kim Knapp. Kim is an experienced agent in Northern Florida and has a great team who has worked with countless first-time home buyers. Here are her 8 tips to help make finding that first home go as smoothly as possible:

Real Estate 101: What Does It Mean to Be Pre-Approved for a Mortgage?

You’ve heard the term before, but do you really know what it means? Don’t feel embarassed, I didn’t really understand what it meant or the importance of being pre-approved for a mortgage until I started the process of searching for my first home.

We Believe in First Time Home Buyers

According the National Association of Realtors, nearly a third of real estate home buyers this year will be entering the housing market for the first time. As a first time buyer, you’ll soon find out that there’s so many roads that need to be navigated before moving into that first home.

Why First Time Homebuyers Should Shop Around

It is often beneficial to buyers to examine several properties before deciding to make an offer.