buying: Canadians buying Florida Real Estate! - 09/09/08 10:05 AM
The number of Canadians buying homes in Florida doubled in only one year, according to a current NAR report.
With the Canadian dollar hovering around par with the U.S. dollar, buying Florida homes seems to be a nice investment for many Canadians (The Canadian dollar was worth only 80 cents three years ago).Also Canadians benefit from a continued strong housing market and increasing home equity.According to the Canadian Real Estate Association, overall home prices grew 11 percent in 2007 to an average of $307,265, and they are expected to rise an additional 5.3 percent in 2008.
A Canadian bank has also … (0 comments)

buying: Reasons to Buy in a Down Market - 07/31/07 10:12 AM
More Choices
Even in a down market, people are still selling property. In fact, the inventory of homes in our area is greater than ever.
Negotiation
Because of the great amount of inventory, there is more pressure for the seller to accept your offer. The sellers have to compete, which leads to lower prices. Check how long the home has been on the market. The longer it was on the market, the more likely the seller will be willing to negotiate. Other benefits sellers may offer could include buyer bonuses, e.g. seller paid closing costs or vacation getaways.
Chance to Trade up
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buying: Important factors to consider when buying a (second) home - 05/09/07 03:50 PM
When buying a second home in Florida, there are various factors to consider.
At the beginning of the home buying process, make sure that you choose the right location for your new home. Consider recommendations of friends who already have property in this area, but be aware that their wants and needs may be different than yours.
Now, that you found the perfect house in the right location, make sure that the house and its condition are inspected by an independent home inspector. If there are any defects, clearify who is responsible for repairs.
The date of the property transfer (Closing Date) will be … (0 comments)

 
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