first time home buyer

10 Home Inspection Items That You Cannot Ignore

Warning: 10 Home Inspection Items that You Cannot Ignore During the home buying process, you will have the opportunity to have a home inspection done. This is an important part of the process and cannot be ignored. Here’s our list of 10 home inspection items you simply cannot ignore. The Buyer is Responsible for the […]

amandasearlerealtor | Mar 15, 2022

Is This Your Situation: Thinking About Buying Your First Home?

It’s not unusual to angst over your first home purchase. After all, it’s a huge investment, and it determines where you’ll be living for the next several years. How can you be sure that a home purchase is the right move for you? There’s no way to know what the future holds, but these four […]

amandasearlerealtor | Feb 15, 2022

Is This Your Situation? Not Sure How To Jump Start The Home Buying Process?

Finding the right house and getting a good deal can mean the difference between living in your castle – however small your kingdom may be – and dwelling in a home that consumes too much of your paycheck.  Here are five important questions to ask before you buy. 1. How much house do I qualify for? Getting prequalified for […]

amandasearlerealtor | Jan 10, 2022

How To Buy A Home With A Small Down Payment

You’re ready to stop living in a rented apartment or home, but you don’t have much money to put down on a home. Maybe you have some money saved, but not nearly enough to make a 20% down payment on the type of home you’d really like to own. If you don’t have much money […]

amandasearlerealtor | Jan 3, 2022

JUST LISTED: 7152 Lucky Drive W Jacksonville FL 32208

Easy rental to take over or move in and make it your own! New roof, rebuilt front porch, painted inside + out, new kitchen, new bathroom, all new appliances (includ. washer +dryer). repiped kitchen and bathroom. Refinished wood floors throughout with new carpet in bedrooms. New wood privacy fence on right side of property. Month […]

amandasearlerealtor | Nov 11, 2021

JUST LISTED: 1816 Laura Street Jacksonville, FL 32206

325 W 60TH ST, JACKSONVILLE, FL Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Click Here to Get Directions $129900 2bed – 1bath – ADORABLE BUNGALOW – MOVE IN READY!! Enjoy the covered porch and the joys of home ownership without the hassel of having to update everything yourself. This home has a new roof, new carpet […]

amandasearlerealtor | Nov 8, 2021

NEW LISTING!

CLOSE TO EVERYTHING! With it’s gorgeous wrap around porch + proximity to all the new businesses on Main St. you’ll love this cute home w/a paved entry way! As you enter, you will immediatley notice the open floor plan + beautiful original heart of pine floors. The spacious kitchen w/breakfast bar is great for cooking […]

amandasearlerealtor | Oct 18, 2021

When The Home You Love Gets Multiple Offers, What To Do

This market is on fire and it’s not anticipated to slow down any time soon. Many buyers are getting frustrated that homes are going under contract within hours of hitting the market and often with multiple offers. Here are a few tips to try and win out that situation and nail the home you love… […]

amandasearlerealtor | Apr 28, 2021

Priority Tasks To Do Before Moving In

You did it. You moved into a new home you love and now you’re dreaming of how you’re going to decorate it. But before getting into all of that, there are still some other tasks that need to be at the top of your priority list. Changing the LocksDouble check them even if you’ve been […]

amandasearlerealtor | Apr 13, 2021

JUST LISTED: 305 E 4th Street 32206

Charming bungalow in the heart of historic Springfield – home to Jacksonville’s popular Porchfest music festival! This home has so much to offer – an efficient use of space and great location! Enjoy your favorite beverage on the covered front porch tucked away behind a nostalgic white picket fence. As you enter, you’ll immediately notice […]

amandasearlerealtor | Apr 6, 2021