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Looking for a New Build? Read This First. -Todd Mowry Local Orlando Realtor

New Build or Existing Home: Which One Is Right for You? Homebuyers today are facing a huge dilemma. There simply aren’t enough homes for sale. Nationwide, there were 1.27 million active listings in September, down 13% from the previous year.  According to the National Association of Realtors, that’s about 2.4 months of inventory, which is farContinue reading “Looking for a New Build? Read This First. -Todd Mowry Local Orlando Realtor”

Shut Down Home Intruders With These 7 Safety Strategies- From Todd Mowry Your Local Orlando Realtor

According to the FBI, more than one million burglaries are committed in the United States each year, with victims suffering an estimated $3 billion in combined property losses.1 Fortunately, there are some proven tactics you can use to decrease your likelihood of a home invasion. Most burglars won’t go to extreme lengths to enter aContinue reading “Shut Down Home Intruders With These 7 Safety Strategies- From Todd Mowry Your Local Orlando Realtor”

Orlando Area Market Update For August 2021 from the Orlando Regional Realtors Association

Orlando Housing Market Activity Orlando Area Residential Real Estate Snapshot for August 2021 State of the Market Orlando’s median home price remained unchanged in August 2021 from the prior month – a record-high $320,000. The median price is 16% higher than August 2020’s $275,000. Sales fell for a second straight month this summer. In August 2021,Continue reading “Orlando Area Market Update For August 2021 from the Orlando Regional Realtors Association”

Major Things Buyers Should look For When Taking A Home Tour with a Realtor.

There are various things to look for on your home tour with a Realtor. You should look at all the usual things like the kitchen, baths, layout, rooms and the backyard… but there are also things that you should look at on your tour that can save you a lot of time and money ifContinue reading “Major Things Buyers Should look For When Taking A Home Tour with a Realtor.”

Buying a new construction home ? Read this first. Buying New Homes In Central Florida. By Todd Mowry Local Orlando Area Realtor

Owning a brand new home is a great experience. Being able to add special touches that truly make it your own and knowing you are the first to have lived here is wonderful. Brand new things like appliances, AC, hot water heater, tile, pipes, and cabinets can give you a piece of mind, especially knowingContinue reading “Buying a new construction home ? Read this first. Buying New Homes In Central Florida. By Todd Mowry Local Orlando Area Realtor”

What is Unpermitted Work and Why Is It A Big Deal- by Todd Mowry Local Orlando Realtor

First of all what is un-permitted work? Un-permitted work is work or construction done on a home by either a licensed or unlicensed person that does not carry the necessary permits to make it legal according to the local laws and ordinances. You can check out Orange County Florida’s permitting rules and ordinances here. Whether youContinue reading “What is Unpermitted Work and Why Is It A Big Deal- by Todd Mowry Local Orlando Realtor”

Im Pre Qualified and Found a House Now What? By Todd Mowry-Local Orlando Realtor

What happens in the mortgage loan process after you get pre-qualified and have found a house to buy? Getting a pre-qualification is not exactly what it sounds like. Most people think this is all I need to buy a home.  Pre-qualification is just a quick look at your credit and income to see if you canContinue reading “Im Pre Qualified and Found a House Now What? By Todd Mowry-Local Orlando Realtor”

Why you should always use a home inspector when buying a home.

The Benefits of using a home inspector when buying a home. Using a certified home inspector when buying a home is a must. They will do a thorough inspection of your future home and let you know all the minor and major things wrong with it. They know builder regulations, have construction knowledge, have beenContinue reading “Why you should always use a home inspector when buying a home.”