Archive for June, 2016

There’s more to an Ormond Beach home purchase offer than the stated asking price.

Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

While the stated purchase price of a home in Ormond Beach is the most prominent point in an offer to purchase, other details of the offer determine the true costs to the buyer and the true proceeds to the seller. These details, along with the price, become points of negotiation.   One … Read More »

The Halifax Report 1st Quarter 2016

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

The Halifax Report East Granada Blvd. North to Ormond by the Sea 1st Quarter 2016 The local Real Estate market in Ormond Beach continues to improve but was a little sluggish this quarter. This first part of this report reflects information pertaining to residential area of Ormond Beach on the … Read More »

When getting your Ormond Beach home ready to sell, don’t overlook the garage

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

When you’re getting ready to sell your home, you know you need to de-clutter. This is the time to go through your belongings, give family and friends their pick of the items you no longer use, then either have a yard sale or make a nice donation to a charitable … Read More »

Budgeting for your Ormond Beach home purchase

Friday, June 24th, 2016

When you meet with a lender to become pre-qualified you’ll learn about the funds needed for your down payment and closing costs. Those are the major expenses, but don’t forget that they aren’t the only expenses. If you’re only moving across town and have both a circle of ambitious friends and … Read More »

Whether buying or selling a home in Ormond Beach, what the seller paid for the house is irrelevant

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

It’s true that a seller needs to know what he or she still owes on their home. The mortgage balance determines the potential equity or whether a short sale will be necessary. But neither the purchase price nor the balance owed has a bearing on what the house will sell … Read More »