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Hot Florida Real Estate Markets Hot Florida Real Estate Markets

By Tabitha Naylor

The weather isn't the only thing heating up in the Sunshine State -- the real estate market is burning up as well. Inside, we highlight several areas throughout the state that should see a flurry of activity throughout 2013

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What is the Lifespan of an Appraisal? What is the Lifespan of an Appraisal?

By Eleanor Boschert

The appraisal is vital part of the home buying process, one that can make or break a deal. Inside, we discuss how long your appraisal can stand up.

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Rent To Own: How It Works Rent To Own: How It Works

By Tabitha Naylor

For many, a rent-to-own arrangement is the perfect balance, allowing for affordable monthly payments without the immediate weight of a mortgage commitment. Inside, we provide an overview of this unique form of home ownership.

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Short Sales:  How to Do Them the Right Way Short Sales: How to Do Them the Right Way

By Eleanor Boschert

Short sales are popping up everywhere. What should you anticipate during the process? In Florida, it takes time and diligence. Check out these tips to help guide you though the process.

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The How's and Why's of Transferring a Real Estate Title The How's and Why's of Transferring a Real Estate Title

By Eleanor Boschert

It's one of the final steps in a real estate closing transaction: the transfer of title. Make sure you understand the how's and why's of transferring a title with our handy overview inside.

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Florida Homebuying 101:  First Time Buyer's Checklist Florida Homebuying 101: First Time Buyer's Checklist

By Tabitha Naylor

Buying your first home is a time of excitement and pride. Make sure you don't overlook any crucial steps along the way by reviewing our handy homebuyer's guide inside!

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How to Become A Florida Real Estate Agent How to Become A Florida Real Estate Agent

By Tabitha Naylor

The Florida real estate market is rebounding in a big way. Thinking about jumping in the mix and becoming an agent yourself? Inside, we outline the steps needed to become a licensed Florida Real Estate Agent

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What You Need to Know About Selling a Home in Florida What You Need to Know About Selling a Home in Florida

By Tabitha Naylor

When you are ready to sell your Florida home, there are several things you need to know to expedite the sale and optimize the return on your investment.

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What Do You Need to Know About Buying Rental Properties in Florida What Do You Need to Know About Buying Rental Properties in Florida

By Tabitha Naylor

We know everyone, from retirees to college students, wants to come to Florida. But there are several things to consider when looking at a potential rental or vacation home.

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How to Choose the Right Location and Neighborhood for Your Florida Home How to Choose the Right Location and Neighborhood for Your Florida Home

By Tabitha Naylor

Locating the perfect neighborhood to buy your new home in Florida follows the same basic steps as buying a home in any other area - with a few little twists. We highlight them inside.

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