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Deborah, Home Buyer in Florida

Going to buy a home in ga We live in fl now renting my husand will stay here and i will move ahead of

Asked by Deborah, Florida Tue Apr 7, 2009

him.Were buying a house can I use that as our primary address .TKS IN ADVANCE .

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Hi Deborah,

Congratulations and welcome to Georgia. You couldn't have picked a better time. Look at all you'll be able to take advantage of; Low interest rates, higher price limits for FHA loans (FHA loans are great for those who plan use the minimum down payments) currently many homes in Forsyth county qualify for down payment assistance, and if you and your husband have not owned a home in the last 3 years..., our federal government wants to pay you $8,000 in a tax credit (as long as you purchase before December 1, 2009). Also the Cumming area is very much a buyer's market. Meaning lots of inventory and falling prices, especially in new construction. And I could go on... there is so much more.

I invite you to visit my website and check out the community links and search for properties. Please don't hestitate to contact me if I can assist further in any way.

Robin Lanese, Realtor, ABR, CRC
Solid Source Realtor

Robin@RobinLanese.com
678-231-1412

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Hi Deborah,

I wanted to offer the services of my business partner, Maria. She works solely with buyers and is great at helping people relocate to the area. Maria and I both live in Cumming and love it here. She is from North Carolina and lived in Jacksonville for a while too. She's recently helped several people relocate from the Ocala area also.

I think Maria is extraordinary because she really goes above and beyond for her clients. She listens well to your needs and concerns and helps you select an area that you'll feel happy to call home. She previews homes in advance of your coming so that you don't waste too much time looking and since she just works with buyers, she already knows the inventory well! If you are looking for the best deal, she can help you find it. If you are looking for the nicest house, she can help you find that too.

The Cumming market has actually picked up over the last several months. Our standing inventory is at about 8 months in Forsyth. That's down from 11 months late last year. There are still some very good deals out there and we do have some builders that have gone out of business that have liquidated homes. It just depends on the price point you are looking at, and some other factors... how important are schools to you and what is most important in a school? If you have kids, are they involved in extracurricular activities that you want to be close to? How close do you want to be to a highway (we have a major commuter highway here, GA 400)? How close do you want to be to shopping and dining? We have a new outdoor mall called the Avenue Forsyth that opened last year. It's gorgeous. Do you golf or play tennis? Do you want to live in a swim/tennis community?

There are lots of factors to consider when buying a house. Maria helps identify what is most important to you and makes your home buying process fun! She also won't show you anything out of your price range and she focuses on resale so that we have happy clients when they go to sell their house too!

We wish you all the best in your home search. If you have any questions we can answer, please don't hesitate to call or email anytime. We both have PDAs and are very accessible.

Welcome to Georgia... You're going to love it here!

Here's a link to the Forsyth school system if you need it:
http://www.forsyth.k12.ga.us/

Check our our website for more information and to search all homes for sale too!
http://www.sherryandmariateam.com

Sherry Ajluni
The Sherry and Maria Team
Keller Williams Realty Consultants
Sherry- 678-283-1710
Maria- 678-548-5513
1 vote Thank Flag Link Wed Apr 8, 2009
I can help you get a good deal . Call me or let me know your number to discuss in detail
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Apr 11, 2009
Yes, you can use it as your primary address. Where are you moving from in Florida? What area of North GA are you considering?
I am glad to help.
Thanks,
Leah
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Apr 8, 2009
Not sure I understand your question. Anywhere you buy a house is your primary residence if you don't own another home. Since you are renting in FL it won't be an issue. I moved from FL three years ago and love it here. If I can help you make that same move, please give me a call. I'd love to help.

Sincerely,
David Brower, Assistant Manager/Realtor
Crye-Leike Realtors
678-982-9600
david@davidwbrower.com
Web Reference: http://davidwbrower.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Apr 8, 2009
Deborah,

That's great! Do you have any questions?
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