Are you ready to purchase your first or next home? Do you have your financial house in order? In this video, Wendy Griffis, is going to outline the key items you should be considering before looking at your first house. Items covered in this video: What factors go into my monthly payment Hidden fees you may not be considering Can you trust published tax rates that you see online What economic signs are important #finances #mortgage #downpayment #cddfees #stjohnscounty #jackso
The question of whom to choose when buying or selling a home is on a lot of people's minds - as I'm sure you know. Because all real estate agents are often seen as being "one and the same," its no surprise that consumers are swayed by marketing and wallet friendly options. The truth is, understanding the real estate process is much more involved. The book Recognize the Difference educates you on the ways in which some real estate agents are different, and how to tell the go
Do you have older family members that you’d like to live closer? Closer as in nearby, or possibly move in with you? If you are THINKING that the “in-law” phase is on the horizon, I can tell you, that is VERY common these days. Below are a Couple of popular options I have seen (and I’ve personally done): 1) Move your in-law or parents into a small condo or 1 story duplex, within a 5-10 min drive of your house (we just did this with my mom). 2) Build a new construction home in
The joke is that real estate agents should move homes at least once every five years, just so we can feel what our buyers and sellers experience during the moving process. I have moved many times, so I don't usually forget the exhaustion and sea of cardboard that comes along with it. No matter how much I prepare for a move, moving day always brings its own surprises and complications that I couldn't anticipate.
So when I receive a text from one of my sellers that says "Ca