Resources for Home Buyers

These articles are designed to assist home buyers throughout the home buying process.  These must read articles cover everything from working with a real estate agent to selecting a home. Click on an article of interest to learn more.

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Our beautiful city offers an abundance of fun things to do including sporting events, cultural events, shopping, dining, beautiful beaches, and more.  Discover over 70 of the best things to do in Sarasota.

When buying your first home it is easy to make mistakes. Mistakes can, in fact, cost you money. To avoid becoming the next first time home buying victim, we have outlined 7 important first-time buyer tips.

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The fear of making a mistake on an investment that requires such a huge amount of money can be frightening. In this article, we will highlight some common mistakes made when buying a house.

Here are 8 reasons why one might consider relocating to Sarasota, FL. With a number of Sarasota accolades, you will see why so many people fall in love with our amazing city. I guarantee, you will love where you live.

Many communities in the Sarasota area have homeowner’s associations. HOA’s have their advantages and disadvantages. If you are purchasing a property with an HOA it is a good idea to read this article.

This quaint, little city is dotted with spectacular waterfront mansions and award winning beaches. It’s home to many including the rich and famous. See who has lived here and why it is the choice over many other popular areas.

This list connects our clientele with vendors related to the Real Estate industry such as title companies, attorneys, lenders, home inspectors, and contractors. To add your business to the list, feel free to contact us.

This article will provide you a step-by-step purchasing a house checklist for a stress-free home buying experience. Keep in mind, missing just one of these steps can delay your closing or void the transaction.

Browse through a variety of neighborhoods ranging from affordable communities for first time home buyers to million dollar homes on the water. If you prefer the city life, there are homes for you too.

When buying, selling, or renting a house, one of the most common questions, especially with first time home buyers is, “Who pays the realtor fees”? Learn which is a buyer responsibility versus a seller responsibility.

A good Realtor makes it appear simple, but there are multiple daily real estate agent responsibilities that must be tended to. Learn what your real estate agent should be doing for you.

Browse our list of Sarasota County Public Schools. For details on the best Sarasota Florida Public schools and to learn which schools are ranked the highest, a search link is provided.

In some instances, a home buyer may be able to take their time to think about a potential purchase, but in a competitive market, one needs to act fast. Here are tips you can follow to be more competitive in today’s market.

Have you ever walked into a home and fell in love with it, but then realized that you couldn’t afford the cost of the repairs? Don’t let your dream slip away. Learn more about this little-known government program.

Florida real estate has many of its own terms and abbreviations. The following list of Florida real estate terms and definitions is provided as a helpful tool when buying, selling, or leasing a property.

Ten well-known home warranty providers were evaluated and after careful research, here are the 4 best home warranty companies for 2018. (Information courtesy of