Untitled Document

Home Buying in Florida

Different states have different laws and common practices when it comes to buying a home. Here are some important things to know if you’re thinking of buying a home in Florida.

Your Realtor is a Transaction Broker A transaction broker’s job is to facilitate the transaction. Transaction brokers can represent buyers, sellers or both. They work ethically and fairly with all parties and disclose all known facts that materially affect the value of a home.

All Florida real estate licensees are assumed to be transaction brokers, unless other arrangements are made in writing (for example, single agency for buyer or seller, or non-representation).

Attorney’s are not Required at Closing Most Florida real estate transactions are closed with title agents. Many title companies have real estate attorneys on staff for as-needed consultations. You may, of course, retain the services of a licensed real estate attorney at any point in your Florida real estate transaction, at your cost.

Continue reading more below...






1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ] Next : Last
Details found: 140

   
 

Jessica Abrahamsen, 5801 N Banana River Blvd Apt 926, Cape Canaveral FL 32920

Get contact info and detailed information for Jessica Abrahamsen. Information on working with a real estate agent to sell your home. ...Real Estate Agent Details - Click Here!...

 

Peter Abrahamsen, 5801 N Banana River Blvd #926, Cape Canaveral FL 32920

Get contact info and detailed information for Peter Abrahamsen. Information on working with a real estate agent to sell your home. ...Real Estate Agent Details - Click Here!...

 

Steve Alicino, 434 Polk Ave., Cape Canaveral FL 32920

Get contact info and detailed information for Steve Alicino. Information on working with a real estate agent to sell your home. ...Real Estate Agent Details - Click Here!...

 

Michael Alshouse, 8603 Villanova Drive, Cape Canaveral FL 32920

Get contact info and detailed information for Michael Alshouse. Information on working with a real estate agent to sell your home. ...Real Estate Agent Details - Click Here!...

 

Jill Andrews, 8954 Puerto Del Rio Dr #401, Cape Canaveral FL 32920

Get contact info and detailed information for Jill Andrews. Information on working with a real estate agent to sell your home. ...Real Estate Agent Details - Click Here!...

 

David Atkins, 134 Monroe Ave, Cape Canaveral FL 32920

Get contact info and detailed information for David Atkins. Information on working with a real estate agent to sell your home. ...Real Estate Agent Details - Click Here!...

 

Peggy Averbuch, 6099 N Atlantic Avenue, Cape Canaveral FL 32920

Get contact info and detailed information for Peggy Averbuch. Information on working with a real estate agent to sell your home. ...Real Estate Agent Details - Click Here!...

 

Clarence Barnes, 8570 Commerce Street, Cape Canaveral FL 32920

Get contact info and detailed information for Clarence Barnes. Information on working with a real estate agent to sell your home. ...Real Estate Agent Details - Click Here!...

 

Diane Bateson, 8801 Seashell Lane, Cape Canaveral FL 32920

Get contact info and detailed information for Diane Bateson. Information on working with a real estate agent to sell your home. ...Real Estate Agent Details - Click Here!...

 

Alan Beasley, 807 Mystic Drive Apt 303, Cape Canaveral FL 32920

Get contact info and detailed information for Alan Beasley. Information on working with a real estate agent to sell your home. ...Real Estate Agent Details - Click Here!...

 
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 ] Next : Last
Details found: 140

              

Insurance can be Challenging In addition to homeowner’s insurance, your lender may require flood insurance.

Homes with older roofs, or roofs that do not meet certain wind mitigation standards, may be tougher to insure, often requiring higher premiums.

Your insurer may charge a higher rate if your home has older plumbing (e.g., galvanized pipes), outdated electrical, no hurricane straps or other issues.

Get an insurance quote as soon as your contract is signed and finalize the details well in advance of your closing date.

Foreclosures Are Not Fast In Florida, foreclosure is a judicial proceeding that can take a year or more to complete.

Foreclosure listings on Zillow and similar sites are often wrong, showing incorrect prices, or even showing homes that aren’t listed yet, or have already been sold.

Tracking down a bank that may or may not own a particular REO property to make an offer is virtually impossible – you must wait until it comes on the market.

Florida is a Homestead State Florida homeowners can file for a homestead exemption worth up to $50,000 (home must be your primary residence). The exemption reduces the amount of property taxes Florida homeowners must pay, and limits how much their taxes can increase each year.