Home Buying Process

What is a CDD fee?

CDD_Map

This is usually the first question I get from a buyer who is looking at newer construction, somewhere like Durbin Crossing in the Julington Creek area.  If you go onto wikipedia.com and type in CDD, CDD fee, or any assortment thereof – it doesn’t show much of anything in the form of an answer.  So, […]

Can I find out what the other offer is?

Find out what the offer is!

In today’s real estate market, this situation has become more common… Especially when dealing with foreclosures. You submit an offer, only to find out a day or two later that you are now competing against another buyer for the home. (Disclaimer: this article may not be applicable if you are somewhere other than Florida, as […]

6 steps to finding the right lender in Jacksonville, FL

Find the right lender | mortgage

Finding the right lender is a lot like any other sort of shopping you would do…  First and foremost, learn from others mistakes! Check with friends, family and work associates who have recently been through the process. See who they used, and ask what they did and didn’t like about the way things went.  Second, […]