Homes sales have been positive in the Central FL region with Buyers clamoring for properties. Sales were up 41% in Osceola County, FL in July 2013 compared to the same time frame last year. More than half of the sales were completed as cash transactions by 53%. This infusion of cash continues to strengthen the market with stability for the future. The market today is very competitive because of cash, which brews hard for finance buyers. It’s important that finance buyers present offers with less contingencies and position themselves to close on time with the help of their mortgage broker or loan officer. Therefore, it’s very important that you supply your mortgage broker or loan officer with as much data as needed up front, so when your offer is accepted you are able to begin sailing through the process to make you a homeowner, and become a formidable contender in the purchasing process.