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When You Buy a House What Do You Pay Monthly?

With rental prices in Central Florida rising at a faster rate than the typical renters’ paycheck, more Floridians are realizing the best way to control the cost of living is to own a home. Current low interest rates make the prospect even more attractive. Yet, many first-time buyers aren’t aware of the many expenses involved …

How Much Money Do You Need Upfront to Buy a House?

According to a study published on January 22, 2020, rent in Orlando increased 39% from 2010 to 2019. Year-over-year rent prices are also exploding in other Florida cities. If you’re ready to break the cycle of paying more and more every year to an unresponsive landlord, you need to own your own home. Here’s a …

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Buying and Selling during a pandemic

We are in uncharted territory in many areas. As a broker in Central Florida, I am constantly looking at trends and issues that affect the home sale process. While I would like to say. Things are steady right now, things are not. It’s not all gloom and doom depending on who is buying and who is selling.

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A few of my favorite things

Owning a home is a great thing and after a while, once you get settled in, you really start to make things your own. Personally, my improvement strategy has been to pick one thing a year I want to do and vet it properly for cost etc. before doing anything.

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Exciting new program!

With so many non brokerage companies out there making cash offers on homes, it was only a matter of time before the actual professionals got involved and improved on it! Enter REALSURE! Realsure take a unique approach to the cash now home sale process. Instead of just offering a seller a price, usually lower than …

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Welcome to 2020!

I’m David Dorman and THIS…IS 2020! It’s time to start a new year and I could not be more excited! There are some major changes coming down the pike for 2020. The biggest thing I want to share this month is that in March,

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What your agent doesn’t know might hurt you..

Let me tell you a few things about getting your real estate license. I’ll start with a questions. How long does it take to get your real estate license? How many hours of sales training must you have before you can pen your first deal?

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It’s all in the Details

Have you ever gone online to search for something and found that your results are so enormous that there is no way you could look at all of the results?

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Does your agent really know how?

Whether you are selling a home or buying a new one, the contract is arguably the most important part of the transaction. Having recently been updated from 4 pages to 12, the Florida FAR/BAR contract is daunting to say the least.

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Getting your home ready to sell…

I had quite a few listing appointments this last month. I spoke to people from as young as 25, to a lovely couple in their 80’s. While that is a broad age range, one thing is true for all sellers. They all want to know what they need to do to get their home on the market.

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Too many Chefs

I work with many different agents, and each of them handles their business in many different ways. There has been a trend over the last several years

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Picking the right agent

Real estate is constantly changing. Unfortunately, many agents are not. Technology, market knowledge