gulf: The Inside Scoop on Buying a Resort Property - Motivation - 08/02/09 11:31 AM
You can not compare the purchase of a vacation home to the purchase of your primary home.
While the process (inspections, title work, survey, mortgage application, etc,) is the same, a seller's motivation probably is not.
When you sell your primary home you have a need to replace the roof over your head.
Since many resort home owners are absentee owners, the seller of a second home does not have that motivation!
Very often the seller of a resort property has the luxury of waiting for their price.
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gulf: The Inside Scoop on Buying A Resort Property -What Might Impact the Town/Area - 08/01/09 04:15 PM
Before making an offer, determine if there are any changes which can make an impact (positive or negative) on the community. 
Are any major improvements on the drawing board? Are there any infrastructure improvements scheduled that might cause a significant increase on the tax bill.
Are there any unfinished developments? An uncompleted housing project can be a burden on an area.
Any changes in the infrastructure(installing or upgrade of roads, water or sewer systems, etc) can also impact the quality of life and the cost of living in a resort community.
 
Larry Brzostek, CRS, CLHMS, Broker Associate

RE/MAX Alliance Group 
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gulf: The Inside Scoop on Buying a Resort Property - Working with an Agent - 07/30/09 07:32 PM
 
A professional Real Estate agent earns their living marketing and selling properties. 
They are bound by the licensing laws of their respective state and the agency/property disclosure laws of those states.
Knowing the Comps (comparable properties that are listed and more importantly, comparable properties that have recently sold) can be critical in your decision on the offer you make on the property.
No location or town is perfect; a successful agent knows the pluses and minuses of the area.  A good agent can help you find your dream house; a great agent can make it a pleasure!
 
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