Is Flood Zone AE Bad?

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Is Flood Zone AE Bad?

What is Flood Zone AE Flood zone AE is a high-risk flood zone that is designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). It is located in areas that have a 1% chance of flooding annually and a 26% chance of flooding during a 30-year mortgage. Flood zone AE is typically found in areas that … Continue reading “Is Flood Zone AE Bad?”

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9 Best Communities in St. Johns County (W/ Home Prices)

Florida is growing fast. As hopeful buyers look to become residents, many new communities are making the transition to the Sunshine state easier. St. Johns County is experiencing a bulk of that growth providing many new master planned communities with amenities for all ages. To start things off, let’s take a look at the nine … Continue reading “9 Best Communities in St. Johns County (W/ Home Prices)”

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How to Find a Realtor in Ocala

Buying or selling a property can be a complex and time-consuming process, especially if you are unfamiliar with the local market. That’s why it’s important to work with a reputable Realtor who can provide you with the knowledge and expertise needed to navigate the real estate landscape in Ocala, Florida. Here are some tips to … Continue reading “How to Find a Realtor in Ocala”

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Best Neighborhoods in Amelia Island (W/ Current Home Prices)

Amelia Island is a favorite vacation destination for families across the country, so it’s no surprise that so many people would like to call it home. One of the chain of barrier islands known as the Sea Islands, Amelia Island is only 13 miles long, but it is loaded with golf courses, gorgeous beaches and … Continue reading “Best Neighborhoods in Amelia Island (W/ Current Home Prices)”

buying a home with a septic system, things to know

Real Estate 101: Buying a House with a Septic System

Buying a home is exciting, but being a homeowner also can be daunting prospect. One thing that home buyers may find off-putting is the idea of having a property with a septic tank. If you grew up and have always lived within city limits, then the idea of having a septic system as opposed to … Continue reading “Real Estate 101: Buying a House with a Septic System”

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11 Reasons to get a Home Inspection

Are you buying a home? If so, congratulations! This is an exciting time, but it’s wise to keep your wits about you. In most cases, that means scheduling a home inspection. Inspections are critical to the home buying process, and they are equally as necessary whether you are buying an existing home or a new … Continue reading “11 Reasons to get a Home Inspection”

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The Pros and Cons of Owner Financing

A home is the largest purchase that most people will ever make. Unfortunately, it is not always easy for borrowers to get approval for a mortgage. When this occurs, owner financing can be a viable and accessible option. Not all sellers are willing and able to provide owner financing, but it is always worth asking … Continue reading “The Pros and Cons of Owner Financing”

flood zone information for Ocala

Flood Zone Information Ocala

When the weather forecast hints that there is a chance of flooding in the Ocala area, most homeowners take note. That’s because many residential and commercial properties in the region are located in so-called flood zones. In fact, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, produced revised Flood Insurance Rate Maps in 2017 that placed … Continue reading “Flood Zone Information Ocala”

6 things to know before buying a rural property

6 Things to Know Before Buying a Rural Property

Have you ever thought about buying a rural property? Country living isn’t for everyone, but if you think it might be perfect for your family, then there are definitely some things that you should know. If you’re ready to get serious about your search for a home in Florida’s countryside, contact Florida’s Choice Realty today. … Continue reading “6 Things to Know Before Buying a Rural Property”

6 common mistakes to avoid when buying a home with VA loans

6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home with VA Loans

Buying a property with a VA loan is one of the smartest decisions qualified veterans can make. While the process works fairly similar to conventional mortgages, there are a few things that make using VA loans slightly different. The Department of Veteran Affairs backs VA loans, which allow veterans to not pay a deposit on … Continue reading “6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Home with VA Loans”