Buyers

The Home Buying Journey Begins With Your Story

Every home purchase starts with understanding what home means to you.

We want to know you. Understanding what's going to make your home "home" for you is important to us. By taking the time to get to know you, it will help us identify your overall timeline for making your big move and giving you the ideal lifestyle that fits you! Your real estate agent is here to make the home search experience personal and geared to your new adventure.

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Where To Start

So, you've made the decision to start a new chapter in your life and purchase a home. That's fantastic! It's such an exciting time. Now you need a partner who you can trust and rely on. At Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group, we are passionate about real estate and understand that buying a home is more than a "sale." It's an exciting life experience! We take pride in helping people through this meaningful transition and we are confident that our guidance will help make this process easier for you.

Know The Process

If you're new to the home buying process, it can seem a little overwhelming. But once you've got the basics down, you'll coast on through - especially with the right team at your side!

To help get you more familiar, we created a simple process guide for you. Why not check it out?

The Home Buying Process
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Get The Guide

We've put together our Buyer's Guide to help you navigate the twists and turns of the process with success!The home buying process isn't always simple. To take away the confusion, we've mapped it out for you. We've also included some pro tips on making offers since it can get stressful.

Also included is some information on our company, explanations of the services we offer, tips for transitioning to your new home, and you've got yourself a truly great guide!

Get The Real Estate Buyer's Guide

You + Your Realtor + Our Tools = Easy Peasy!

During your search process, you will work one-on-one with your trusted advisor with an open line of communication. We have some extra resources and tools they will show you that we think you're going to love! What can we say except, we like making your life easy!

Dotloop

We're all about convenience and efficiency. In today's world, that means ditching the paper whenever possible. No more frantic trips all over town to complete your paperwork or signatures. Our real estate agents use Dotloop, an online transaction system which allows you to conveniently complete, review, and sign paperwork... no matter where you might be!

This gives both you and your Realtor flexibility and the ability to get business done quickly, which is especially important in a competitive buying market.

Search Alerts

Our website is equipped with powerful local real estate search tools that you will find very helpful in your home search! Did you know that we serve the majority of central Florida? It's true! That means we cover multiple MLS zones, which means you have access to them ALL! Access to more listings certainly can't hurt. Less searching, and more finding!

Set up a personalized Property Watch account to get notifications of new homes that match your criteria and save homes which you think are a great fit.

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Valuations

How do you get reliable information on a home's value? How many buyers are looking for a similar home? How many listings or recent sales have occurred near a home that you're interesting in making an offer on? Or if there are any homes which match your criteria that will be listed soon? So. Many. Questions!

The good news? We've got a tool for that. Talk to your Realtor about getting a Buyer's Market Analysis report, also known as a BMA. This great report shows you all of that... and more! Bonus? Because of the great software your real estate agent has access to, they can create one for you almost instantaneously!

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Market Reports

When you're purchasing real estate, it's important to know what's happening in the real estate market. Are prices and demand trending up? Down? How much competition is there for homes in the area you're looking for? Should you offer full price, or is there some wiggle room?

Our Market Reports are a fantastic tool to answer these questions and more. They include a summary of area-specific statistics like the number of new listings, price reductions, sold price, average list price, and more. Like constant updates? No problem! Just sign up for regular emails and you're all set.

Real Estate Market Reports

New Homes Division

Are you looking for a new construction home? We've got good news. We have an entire division dedicated to the sale of new homes, work directly with a group of preferred builders, and have a specialized training program in place for agents who wish to work in new home sales to make sure they're fully prepared to guide you through all the nuances of new construction.

Luxury Properties

When buying luxury property, you deserve an agent empowered to think beyond the next transaction - one who will consider your long-term goals. Our Luxury Collection Specialists have superior training and have consistently earned their clients' respect, so it's no surprise that clients value their advice.

Luxury Real Estate

Relocation

Moving to Tampa Bay or Central Florida and not sure where to begin? Nobody knows the area like we do.

Our dedicated team of relocation professionals can't wait to assist you! From individual moves to more challenging group moves due to corporate relocations, their approach is the same - creating a personalized service plan which will exceed your real estate needs and give you peace of mind. The team includes not only our friendly and experienced staff, but also a group of specially trained and relocation certified real estate agents.

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Open Houses

It can be tough trying to find that perfect home, spending every weekend in the car visiting open houses. We try to make that a little easier on you with our Open House Showcase event. We host the Showcase once a month, concentrating the open houses during two days so that it's easier for you to hit the ones you want to see quickly! We announce the event on Facebook, so follow us there to stay in the loop.

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Get The Homebuyer's Wishlist

Our Homebuyers Wishlist is a great way to start the open communication process with your agent.

It will give them a good idea of what you are looking for in your home so they can prepare a detailed and organized plan that maps out properties that match closely to your wants and needs. Important details can often be inadvertently left out during conversations, so putting it all down on paper can help to fill in the blanks!

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Our Promise To You

By choosing us as your advisor throughout your real estate journey, we understand the trust you’ve placed in us. Our mission is to be the real estate brokerage that provides you legendary service. In order to do that, we've outlined our Service Promises to you.

From communication to full ownership and more, our real estate agents commit to delivering on these promises because they speak to the core values of our company. Integrity matters.

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Full-Service Makes It Simple.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group is a one-stop-shop for your home needs. Your real estate agent can work with you and our services to make the process completely seamless!

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Title Services

Capstone Title is a company you can count on in today's ever-changing real estate environment. With a strong heritage in the Tampa Bay and surrounding areas, Capstone Title has a proven track record of successful performance and is a recognized leader in providing quality title and settlement services to you. Our extensive background and years of experience in the title industry have given us a unique appreciation for the client experience when buying or selling a home.

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Mortgage

Preferred Lending Services is proud to offer their expertise paired with personalized attention to serve you better. Their local team of friendly experts will take the time to talk to you one-on-one and listen to your concerns and goals and make sure every question you have is answered. If you're looking to purchase a home, they'll be sure to take care of your financing needs from start to finish! Get pre-approved today!

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Home Warranty

It is important to know that your home is protected by the most trusted Home Warranty Service Agreement available, 2-10 Home Warranty is here to help you and protect your home. When choosing 2-10, rest easy knowing that you are covered by the industry leader that does things the right way in your time of need.

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Smooth Setup

We've partnered with Utility Helpers, a concierge service to simplify the activation and transfer of your utilities and home services! Its a one-stop source for all setups, activations, and installations, and is provided at NO COST to you. They will help set up and schedule installations for electric, water, internet, cable, phone, alarm, satellite and more!

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Learn The Lingo

Real Estate has a language all its own, but have no fear! We're here to help you interpret the commonly used words and phrases. Check out our dictionary of commonly used terms!

Real Estate Dictionary