1st Global Team (powered by Reagan Realty)

Tag: Buyer Tips

Posted on 01/24/2021
Tips for Buyers: Evaluate a Florida Luxury Residence
If you want to acquire a luxury residence in Tampa Bay, St. Augustine or anywhere else in Florida, it helps to evaluate properties closely. By doing so, you can take a diligent approach to find and buy your ideal Sunshine State luxury house. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you analyze Florida luxury homes. 1....
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 01/03/2021
Preapproval vs Prequalified Letter: Which Is Better?
Photo by Lukas from Pexels If you're ready to get serious about your home buying journey, one of the first steps is seeing various lenders. As you become more familiar with the process, you'll likely hear the terms preapproval and prequalified mentioned again and again. We'll look at how each letter works and what you should know before...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 10/25/2020
How Long Will It Take You to Find Your Ideal Florida Luxury House?
Although there is no shortage of premium luxury homes in Jacksonville, St Augustine and other Florida cities and towns, the top residences sell quickly. Thus, for those who hesitate as they pursue Sunshine State luxury houses, it may take many weeks or months to find and purchase the right residence. Ultimately, there are many things that you can do...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 10/04/2020
How to Choose between HOA and Non-HOA
Image by Kirk Fisher from Pixabay Buying a home in a neighborhood with a Home Owner’s Association (HOA) works well for some families, while others find the HOA to be burdensome or intrusive. Learning more about what an HOA is, how it works and what to expect can help you determine if your next home should be in...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 09/27/2020
What Attracts Buyers to South Florida Real Estate
Photo by Josh G on Unsplash South Florida is a haven for both domestic and international homebuyers. The region has many features that make it especially attractive to the latter market. Here are just a few of the region’s highlights that draw in homebuyers from all over the world. World-Class Climate and Scenery South Florida’s climate is certainly...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 07/26/2020
5 Things to Consider When Buying a Second Home
Image by Lena Lindell from Pixabay Having a second home gives you an opportunity to spend part of your time living in another area or bring in another source of income if you rent it out. Purchasing another home is a major investment that requires careful consideration. Before you begin looking into properties for sale, keep the following...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 07/12/2020
Benefits of Purchasing a Home
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Buying a home can be one of the best decisions you’ll ever make. However, deciding if you should rent or buy your next home can be a very difficult decision. But once you understand the benefits of owning a home, you can have confidence as you move through the home-buying process. You...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 07/07/2020
When You Need a Jumbo Loan
Photo by Bruce Clark from Pexels The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) limits how much you can borrow to buy a house. If you want to take out a mortgage that is above the limits, you have to apply for a jumbo mortgage. As of mid-2019, the limits were increased to $484,350 for most of the country. Some...
+ 1 more
Read More
Posted on 03/08/2020
Why Do People Buy Florida Luxury Homes?
There are lots of reasons why an individual may choose to pursue a luxury house in Orlando, Tampa Bay or elsewhere in Florida. Whether it's the beautiful beaches, outstanding attractions and landmarks or other amazing sites, there is plenty to enjoy across the Sunshine State. As such, competition for the top Florida luxury homes can be fierce. Ultimately, it...
+ 2 more
Read More
Posted on 01/31/2020
First-Time Homebuyer Tips: Employ the Right Home Inspector
For a first-time homebuyer, it is important to realize that a home seller's acceptance of your initial offer provides no guarantees. In fact, a homebuyer will still need to complete a home inspection before a home sale is finalized. A home inspection is a valuable opportunity to learn about any potential issues with a house. After the inspection is...
Read More