Category: For Buyers

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You Just Bought a House! What’s Next?

You’ve attended the closing, you’ve signed the papers, and the keys are in your hand. It is official, you are now a homeowner! But, what’s next?

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Why Is A Buyer Representation Agreement Important?

A Buyer Representation Agreement is an important and helpful tool for developing mutual loyalty, clarifying expectations, and elevating the services you will receive from your agent. If you have already begun the home buying process with the assistance of a REALTOR®, your real estate professional may have asked that you sign what is known as a Buyer Representation Agreement.

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How Realtors Are Paid

For those who don’t live and breathe real estate, it is often a mystery how Realtors are paid. Those who are buying or selling a home may wonder to themselves, “how is my real estate professional compensated for their services?” The answer and the break down are rather simple in most cases.

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Market Activity In 32309

The Tallahassee real estate market is strong. Homes are selling quickly and home values continue to rise. A true seller’s market; this is a great time to sell your home in Tallahassee. Currently, homes and properties in the northeast corridor of Tallahassee are especially popular. Those selling your home in Killearn Estates, Killearn Acres, or Arbor Hills can rely on the Property Finders Team to sell your home quickly and for top-dollar. Recently, one of our listings in 32309 sold after only one week on the market!

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Mortgage Types

FHA Mortgage – Offers low down payments and is backed by the U.S. Government. –

USDA Mortgage – Zero down payment mortgage available in rural areas. –

Conforming mortgage – Mortgages which meet the guidelines of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae offer down payments as low as 3%.

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What Kind Of Loan Is Best For Me?

The first step to buying any home is financing. Knowing what you are able to afford is essential when searching for a home suited to your individual needs. With so many financing options available, it can be confusing. Every buyer wants to know that they have done the right thing and have chosen the best possible financing option for their particular situation.

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The Average 30-year Mortgage Plunges To An All-new Low For 2016

In the last week, long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell to the lowest level since May 2013. Driven by the shifting financial landscape in Europe, the 30-year fixed rate is close to its all-time low of 3.31 percent in November of 2012.

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Why Choose Home Renovation Loans

Let’s imagine you have a very specific location in mind; A dream neighborhood. The catch is that every home in that neighborhood is well above your price point, except one. It needs a new roof, some HVAC work, and definitely some new paint. However, you do not have enough cash-on-hand to make all of the needed repairs. Do you need to walk away from this home?

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Buy Now And Save

Housing demand currently exceeds supply, and if you wait much longer you run the risk on not being able to find your ideal home at a price that you can afford. Buy now while the interest rates and prices are still low.

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View The Newest Listings In 32309

The marketing activity in 32309 remains strong. Check out the latest listings in 32309 as well as a summary of the market’s most recent activity here.

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Must See Open Houses This 4th Of July Weekend

The holiday weekend is upon us and for those of us who are basking in the glorious prospect of an extended weekend but who are unable to get away, we are wondering how we spend our additional free time. For those who are in the market for a home, this long weekend is a great time to peruse the various neighborhoods and check out the homes available on the market. Open houses are a fun way to do just that.

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7 Reasons You Should Buy A Home now

– Rents are rising at a faster rate than home prices. – Mortgage interest rates are still low