Down payments and closing costs for buying a new home often deter people from even thinking about taking that step. However, there are some programs that help new home buyers get into the house they dream of, and today I want to tell you about a new program that is opening up in Florida for eligible front line workers.
Here are some helpful articles I have written about real estate, home ownership, and living in the Tampa Bay area.
Best Places to Retire in Florida
So, you’re thinking about the perfect place to retire. Or maybe you just want to move to a warm climate. Either way, you’re reading this article about Florida as a great retirement destination for a reason, so let’s talk about it a bit.
Disney World Helps with Affordable Housing
Disney Helps with Affordable Housing According to the Disney Parks Blog, Disney World just earmarked 80 acres in Central Florida for affordable housing. The development, which is expected to include more than 1,300 units, will be constructed by a third-party...
Everyone Wants a Home in Florida – Even Alligators!
Did you see this story from the Miami Herald this week? An 11-12 foot alligator was found in a newly built home in a community near Ft. Myers. The bizarre news was reported by the man who was installing window blinds. I can’t even imagine walking into a newly constructed home and seeing a large alligator lying there.
Rent to Own Your Dream Home
A New Way to Rent to Own What if you could rent your dream home while you save up money for the down payment for it or are working on your credit in order to get a loan? What if, instead of renting whatever "rental homes" are available, you could rent the perfect...
Edward Scissorhands House for Sale
If you grew up in the 90s, you certainly saw Edward Scissorhands, the quirky movie directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp. What you might not have known is that the house from the movie is located in the Tampa Bay area, and it’s currently on the market.