Favorite Restaurants In Pensacola

Are you relocating from a different state? Here are some native Pensacola favorites from our team at Grand Realty. We hope you try a few out as you’re getting acquainted to the area!

Pace, Florida Selected Number Two City in Florida for Young Families to Live

Thinking about moving to Pace, Florida? Here’s another great reason to join us here in the Sunshine State. Pace, Florida was recently selected as the number-two city in Florida for Young families to live. The study was released by a financial literacy group and was based on three main factors: quality of schools, affordability of housing, and the growth and prosperity of the area.

What to Expect at a Closing

The contract is executed, all of conditions have been met, and it is time for the buyers and sellers to go to the settlement table. This is the final step of the real estate transaction. What are the expectations? What documents to be signed, and what are the closing costs?

Estimating How Much Home You Can Afford

It’s the question you need to ask yourself before you even BEGIN your new home search. It’s the most important factor in determining what kind of home you can secure and where you can begin to look. It’s a crucial consideration for first-timers and veteran home buyers alike: How much can you afford to spend on your next – or first – home?

Buying and Selling in the Housing Market

Home-shopping season is just getting under way, and many people who’ve sat on the sidelines in recent years are finally ready to enter a market that might be quite different from what they’re expecting. Here are a few tips to help buyers and sellers get the best results in the competitive market.

Shower Trends 2013

One of the benefits of being a homeowner is getting to design your home however you want. For some, that means painting the mailbox blue or installing cherry-wood flooring. For others, it means a shower unlike any you’ve seen before. We’ve rounded up a few of the most out-of-the-box and intriguing shower designs.

Things to Know About Selling a House

Buying a home can be a challenging process, whether you are an experienced buyer or new to the market, contracts and offers can be intimidating. On the other hand selling a house is no easy business. There are several aspects to consider, like finding the right firm and the right associates whom are major influences […]

What to Expect When You’re Inspecting

A property inspection is one of the most important parts of the purchasing process, yet many buyers don’t know what to expect from the various players involved. Before you begin to redesign the basement and pick your wall colors, make sure that your inspections are clean. Here’s a guide to the roles and responsibilities each of the players has during a typical property inspection.

Common Questions For First Time Home Buyers

For first time home buyers a home purchase can be complicated and overwhelming. Several questions concerning credit, mortgage and contracts alone will leave an unexperienced buyer confused, but none the less, help concerning these subject is available for those interested. Here are some common questions and answers that will relieve the stress and hopefully guide first time home buyers.

What Is A Short Sale?

Real Estate jargon can be difficult to understand if the terminology is not explained properly. One term that seems to stump quite a few people is “short sale.” There are so many unknowns about short sales that it causes many people to run in the opposite direction when they hear the term used. All that pops in a person’s head is: What is a short sale? Is it worth going through the process of a short sale? Do I qualify to sell my home as a short sale? By the end of this blog, you will have all the answers to the above questions.