Haven’t Bought or Sold a Home in Years?

We’ve seen dramatic changes in the Ocala real estate market over the years. Here’s how those changes affect you.

Buying a Horse Farm in Ocala?

When Susan Kahn first settled in “Horse Country,” the last thing on her mind was owning a horse farm. But, it didn’t take long for her to get the bug. Now, 31 years later, she’s the owner of Sugar Knoll Farm, an 80-acre horse farm with five brood mares and a miniature teaser pony. Susan claims she didn’t know much at the beginning but has learned a lot along the way, especially after watching other horse farms go under.

How to Negotiate Like a Pro

It’s not just up to the professionals to negotiate a good deal on a house. The seller or buyer also can learn how to work a transaction to make it go their way.

Five Factors that Affect Resale Value

The time to think about selling your home is the day you buy it. When you consider a home’s resale value right from the start, it will be easier to sell it when the time comes. And, the time will come.

How to Help Your Agent Help You

Sometimes, a real estate agent can do a better job for you, if you also commit to helping them move the sale along. A successful transaction depends on the cooperation of everyone involved.

Shopping for a Mortgage in Ocala?

Why is it some people spend more time shopping for a car, or a new outfit, or a cell phone than they do for a suitable mortgage rate? They might spend two hours at the Sprint office looking at options and then spend an equal amount of time talking to an agent at Verizon, before they decide which service they want. Yet, when it comes to buying a house, they might visit one bank, or spend a few minutes on the phone with a mortgage broker, or just do a quick scan of lenders on the Internet.

How Long Will It Take To Sell My House?

“How long will it take to sell my house?” That’s a legitimate question, these days, partly because the average time for selling a home has dramatically increased over the last few years. In fact, it’s becoming more and more difficult to move a house on the market.

What’s My Home Really Worth?

Meanwhile, here are a few inexpensive things you can do to increase your home’s value.

Six Things Every New Homebuyer Should Know

Probably the first question a new homebuyer should ask himself is, Do I want to buy or do I want to keep on renting?” according to Ocala broker Carolyn K. Roberts.

Curb Appeal: What Catches a Buyer’s Eye?

When it comes time to sell, sometimes a house just needs a facelift, a makeover, or just a few simple enhancements.

Ten Reasons Why You Should Use the Services of an Agent

When you hire a real estate professional, you don’t need to know everything about buying and selling your home. Also, you will be free to spend your time on other activities. The key is to find the right person.     “A good agent will field the calls and will be able to separate the serious […]