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Searching Homes For Sale in Saint Augustine Florida

Finding the Perfect Home

Now that you’ve prepared yourself for home ownership, it is time to find one.  Searching for a home can be a very time consuming task.  At the time of this article’s publication there were 1,866 active listings in the St. Johns County Multiple Listing Service.  Many buyers visit online real estate search sites like “Realtor.com,” “Zillow” or “Trulia” for hours a day looking at homes for sale in St. Augustine.  Others rely on their real estate agent to search.  Before either you or your real estate agent begin the search you need narrow down your criteria.  This article gives helpful advice about the process of looking for a home for sale in St. Augustine, Florida that will be a perfect fit for you.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016/Author: Team Johnson/Number of views (561)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

Mortgage Options

As you prepare to purchase a home, the mortgage options available to you become very important to you.  With the currently low inventory levels available on the market, you can lose out on a home while you are getting the financing details together.  Unless you are paying cash for a house, you will need to prepare for financing.  Your first decision will be which type of mortgage to apply for allowing you to get the best rate possible.  This blog was written to inform those looking towards purchasing a home about the most popular types of loan programs available to you.
Monday, May 9, 2016/Author: Team Johnson/Number of views (680)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Short Sales

It has become a term that has been tossed around a lot in recent years. but what exactly is a short sale? What is involved? How does it differ from a regular sale? Short sales can be a daunting experience but if you have the right people involved and the right information it is not as bad. 
Thursday, April 21, 2016/Author: Team Johnson/Number of views (622)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

Deciding on a Real Estate Agent

Many smart consumers interview potential real estate agents before deciding on one to hire.  Likewise, many of the most successful real estate agents will also be interviewing you to make sure they can work with you.   Both sellers and agents should be selective about who they work with.  I have put together a few sample questions that you should consider asking any real estate professional that you are considering hiring.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016/Author: Team Johnson/Number of views (750)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

Do I Need a Home Inspection?

When buying a home some people will chose to forgo the cost of a home inspection, especially if they are buying a newer home that appears to be in good condition.  This is not a good idea.  Team Johnson recommends that before you purchase a home you should have it professionally inspected by a licensed inspector.  This blog will explain some of the reasons why this is not an area to cut back and save money when buying a home.
Thursday, February 25, 2016/Author: Team Johnson/Number of views (808)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating