Qualifying For A Loan – What Do I Need To Qualify

Before you start searching for your new home, the first step is to speak with a lender and determine your budget. This is being pre-qualified for a loan. Once you find the right home, then your lender will order an appraisal of the property and complete your financing. If this is your first home purchase, … Continue reading Qualifying For A Loan – What Do I Need To Qualify

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Foreclosures – What Is A Foreclosure

Unfortunately since the mortgage meltdown, foreclosed properties have become more common. Many home buyers see this as an opportunity to find a great home for a bargain price. While foreclosures can offer some nice discounts, understanding how foreclosures work and how this affects the buyer is critical to ensure you are getting a good deal … Continue reading Foreclosures – What Is A Foreclosure

Living Room Design Trends

The living is room one of the most used rooms in your house and its decoration is essential to captivate those who step foot in it while also staying on trend. Read on to discover the latest trends in living room design while also adding some new features that make your home unique to you. … Continue reading Living Room Design Trends

5 Warning Signs That You Will Have Remorse

Buying a home is a huge deal and usually the largest purchase you will make in your life. The last thing you want is to have buyer's remorse after you've signed the papers. Here are a few warning signs that you might be setting yourself up for buyer's remorse with your home purchase. You didn't … Continue reading 5 Warning Signs That You Will Have Remorse

How To Lower Closing Costs

Closing costs help facilitate the sale of a home and both buyers and sellers pitch in. Some closing costs can be paid before the home is officially sold and others are paid at the end. However, closing costs aren’t set into stone and they can be negotiable. You can ask your real estate agent or … Continue reading How To Lower Closing Costs

Top Tips For House Hunting Online

Hunting for a new home online a is a great place to start your search but keep in mind that you don’t see everything. Real estate agents are great at highlighting the features of a house listing online but to make the most of your time, keep these three things in mind: Identify your Housing … Continue reading Top Tips For House Hunting Online

**3 Open Houses This Saturday in Springfield**

Root Realty will be hosting three Open Houses this Saturday from 2PM-4PM. They are all located in the Springfield Historic District and are worth checking out if you love historic character and urban living. Two of the homes are newer construction with the historic architectural detailing complimenting the surrounding homes. The third is a beautifully … Continue reading **3 Open Houses This Saturday in Springfield**

OPEN HOUSE + NEW LISTING ALERT!

OPEN HOUSE: 1/12 FROM 1PM - 3PM! 222 E 9th Street Jacksonville FL 32206 Built in 2005 with all the modern conveniences + maintenance but comlimenting the historic details of neighboring homes! Open floor plan with tall ceilings + hardwood floors (just refinished) + gas fireplace. Granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, double oven. Master … Continue reading OPEN HOUSE + NEW LISTING ALERT!

NEW LISTING ALERT! 6975 Oakwood Dr. Jacksonville FL 32211

Turn key + completely updated Tuscan courtyard living! Entire home is built around an enclosed center courtyard with door/window access from all 4 sides. Kitchen features honed Carrera marble Island with sealed cherry butcher block counter top, all Thomasville wood cabinets with pull out drawers + shelves, 2 pantries, and an over sized porcelain sink. … Continue reading NEW LISTING ALERT! 6975 Oakwood Dr. Jacksonville FL 32211