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Saturday, January 09, 2010

Shopping for a house is not like shopping for a car!

car salesman When shopping for a car most folks stop by several car lots and kick a few tires. They may even go to several car dealerships in several neighboring towns.

At each dealership they talk with someone different…usually the most aggressive car salesman on duty who makes a mad dash to meet open your door for you just as you turn your car off!

Personally I detest that aggressive sales technique.

Now when you are ready you buy a car there are several big differences. However the two major differences are:

  • Price. Thirty thousand dollars is not the same as $250,000! A 5-year car loan is not the same as a 30-year home loan!
  • Complexity. One can walk on the car lot, make a deal and drive away in a couple of hours. The purchase process for real estate is complex and takes time. Closing in Florida typically takes about 30 days although a cash deal can happen in a matter of days while a short sale may take 180 days!

If you are considering purchasing a home in Brevard County, Florida (especially Viera and Suntree), please let me assist you in the process.This is not like shopping for a car...you

must have one person you can work with - your own real estate agent!
Drop me an email at agent@moving2brevard.com and I will get back to you at your convenience. Or, if you prefer, call me at 321-693-3850.

Gary Waters, Florida licensed real estate agent, Bucci Realty, Rockledge, Florida.

Please visit my blog www.brevard-homes-for-sale.com and www.movingbrevard.blogspot.com,

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