FAQ's

Jan. 14, 2022

Should I Negotiate Repairs Before Closing?

Frequently Asked Question in Real Estate

Should I Negotiate Repairs Before Closing?

Q: The home inspection just completed on a home under contract turned up some issues. Should I insist they complete repairs before closing?

A: It depends. Everyone wants a smooth closing, and home inspection negotiations are where a deal ...

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Nov. 28, 2021

Flipping 101: Is a Fixer-Upper Right for You?

Wondering if a Fixer-Upper is Right for You?

As an investor, your needs are different than a typical home buyer. When it comes to buying an investment property to flip or rent there will be many questions along the way...

Q: Where Can You Find Fixer-Uppers?

A: They are literally ...

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May 16, 2021

Things to Consider When Buying a New Home

What to Ask Yourself While Looking for Your New Home

Buying a New Home

Picking the first home is no easy task. But these questions will help you plan for today and tomorrow:

  • Can I afford it?
  • Does it fit my life?
  • What might future me need?
  • Is the home well maintained?

I’m here ...

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March 20, 2021

What Buyers Should Ask When Considering an HOA

Joining a Home Owners Association? Know what questions to ask.

Home Owners Association rules (otherwise known as the Declaration of Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions or CC&Rs) typically include rules governing the community. Some HOA's have few restrictions, but others may have strict limitations.

HOA's

What Buyers Should Ask When Considering ...

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March 11, 2021

FAQ: What's in an Appraisal?

Frequently Asked Questions in Real Estate

Appraisals cover a lot of ground and are part of the closing process. The appraiser is most concerned with the condition and quality of a home and its features.

What's in an Appraisal?

Your home will be compared to recent sales of similar size and location to help ...

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March 8, 2021

Why Hire a Real Estate Agent to Buy from a Builder

Realtor Couple

How a Real Estate Agent Can Help When Buying From a Builder

Q: Do I need to hire a real estate agent to represent me when I buy a new home from a Treasure Coast new home builder?

A: Legally, no. But if you donʼt, you might be missing out ...

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June 6, 2020

How to Choose a Good Condo

Stuart FL CONDOS

How to Buy a Condo in Stuart, Florida

If you're looking to take advantage of the current real estate market in Stuart, Florida, a condo can be a ...

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July 2, 2017

Home Buying FAQ's: What is a Final Walkthrough?

What is a Final Walk Through and What Should I Expect?

The purpose of the walkthrough inspection is to be sure that the home you are buying is in the same condition as the date of the contract, making sure that all warranted items are working properly and that repairs identified during ...

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May 3, 2015

Home Buyer FAQ's: What if You Don't Have a Credit Score?

FICO Looks to Other Data Points for Scoring

What do you do if you're financially responsible, but don't have a credit score? How do you get started on the path to home ownership if your score is low due to traditional credit reporting? FICO believes it might have ...

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April 5, 2015

Real Estate FAQ's: Answers for First-Time Home Buyers

Is now the time for you to purchase your first home?

Okay, first-time buyers… it’s time to turn the dream into the dirt you can stand on. Your very own home. I’m sure you have questions. In fact, I’m sure your questions are like most first-time buyers. Which is why ...

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