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Buyer FAQ

If you’re looking to buy a home in the Orlando area, these “Frequently Asked Questions” with answers below can help get you started. Also, please feel free to give us a call at 407-900-2434 to ask any additional questions.


What Are The Requirements To Buy Real Estate?

First, you need to create a budget to buy your real estate. Second, you need to figure out how you will pay for it whether through cash or mortgage loan (we can refer you to some reliable banks upon request). Even if you apply for mortgages, you still have to ensure that you have enough cash for down payment and closing costs to purchase the property. Also noteworthy are the factors used in securing mortgages. Your credit scores, current debt obligations, and income will be taken into account.


How Can I Find Real Estate To Buy In Orlando?

There is an online property listing in our website that you can search from, or you can call us and schedule an appointment to see the most recent listings available through the Multiple Listing Services (MLS). We can help you find the right property that meets your budget from our broad listings. We have experience in finding the right sellers and properties for our home-buyers.


What Do I Need To Ensure That I Am Buying A Good House?

You need inspectors to inspect the property before you settle it. Otherwise you may be surprised by hidden poor conditions that can cost you too much money. The home inspector can inspect the house to assess the conditions and estimate the costs needed to repair the specific home.


Do I Need A Real Estate Agent To Buy A Home?

With “Authentic Real Estate Team” on your team, you’ll have much greater success finding the perfect Orlando home for you and your family. We will help you make the process easy and enjoyable.


What If I’m A First Time Home Buyer?

We definitely help first-time home buyers! We realize that buying your first Orlando home can seem overwhelming at first. That’s why we work closely with you to make the process as easy as possible.


Do I Need a Pre-Approval letter before I start looking for homes ?

Yes. If you like a specific property and would like to put an offer, the seller will require the pre-approval letter. Also, a pre-approval letter will tell you how much you have to spend, so you can search for homes within your budget.


How much money do I need for down payment?

Every loan require a different down payment. Also, your credit and income will help to determine that amount.


Should I Buy A Home, Condo, Or Townhome? in a Urban, Suburban or Rural Location?

With so many home types and the variety of environments available for purchase in the Orlando, FL area, the options are endless. We’ll consult with you to determine the best fit for you and your family.


How Is Buying A Vacation Home Different?

Vacation Homes in Orlando are a wonderful investment opportunity. Although the purchase process for buying a vacation home is essentially the same as buying any other type of home, there are some small but important differences we can help explain based on your investment interests.


Can You Help Me With Property Management?

Yes, we definitely can. We offer short-term and long-term property management services in the Orlando, Florida area.


In Which Neighborhood Should I Buy In Orlando?

That’s a great question! You might start by browsing the Featured Communities here on our website. We can also tailor our recommendations to you and your family.


How Should I Control My Emotions While Buying a Real Estate in Orlando ?

Buying a new home is likely to be one of the most emotional purchases you’ll ever make. But with so much on the line, it’s essential that buyers keep a cool head. Emotion and logic can play equally important parts in guiding your purchase, but striking the right balance between the two is an art. Knowing the pros and cons of each approach can help.


Estate Tax for US Citizens

At the Authentic Real Estate Team, we believe your hard-earned assets should stay where they belong: in your family. Exorbitant estate taxation can cost your heirs hundreds of thousands, even millions, of dollars. But we’re here to help. After we’ve facilitated the purchase of your perfect home, our knowledgeable team can offer sound advice on how to plan your estate to protect your assets and heirs.

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