Buying Advice For New Homeowners

Dec. 23, 2021

The Perks of Putting 20% Down on a Home

If you’re thinking of buying a home, you’re probably wondering what you need to save for your down payment. Is it 20% of the purchase price, or could you put down less? While there are lower down payment programs available that allow qualified buyers to put down as little as ...

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Nov. 23, 2021

VA Loans: Helping Veterans Achieve Their Homeownership Dreams



The purpose of Veterans Affairs (VA) home loans is to provide a pathway to homeownership for those who have sacrificed so much by serving our nation. As the Veterans Administration says of the program:

“The objective of the VA Home Loan Guaranty program is to help eligible Veterans ...

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Sept. 1, 2021

What Buyers and Sellers Need To Know About the Appraisal Gap


It’s economy 101 – when supply is low and demand is high, prices naturally rise. That’s what’s happening in today’s housing market. Home prices are appreciating at near-historic rates, and that’s creating some challenges when it comes to home appraisals.

In recent months, it’s become increasingly common for an ...

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March 17, 2021

How does the real estate market help the economy?

Last year started off with a bang. Unemployment was under 4%, forecasters were giddy with their projections for the economy, and the the residential housing market had the strongest January and February activity in over a decade.

Then came the announcement on March 11, 2020, from the World Health Organization ...

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March 15, 2021

How to Be a Competitive Buyer in Today’s Housing Market


Some Highlights

  • With so few houses for sale today, it’s important to be prepared when you’re ready to buy a home.
  • Meeting with your lender early, knowing your must-haves and nice-to-haves, preparing for a bidding war, and keeping your emotions in check are all ways to gain confidence in ...
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Sept. 16, 2020

Tips for First Time Home Buyers in Brevard County

Some advice from our experts to help you find your ideal Space Coast home 

Nothing has quite affected the Brevard County real estate industry as quickly and robustly as COVID-19 has thus far in the spring, summer, and early fall of 2020. We have seen a boom in first time ...

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