Tallahassee Homebuyer Education Class Schedule

Attendance is REQUIRED in order to receive DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE from the City of Tallahassee. Refreshments will be provided. Classes are FREE however there is a minimal charge of $20 per household for the Home Buyer Education class training materials. You must be pre-qualified by a lender before taking this class. Registration will end at…

Fannie Mae Extending the 3.5% Closing Cost Assistance

Fannie Mae (FNMA/OTC) announced it is extending the 3.5 percent closing cost assistance incentive for HomePath® properties purchased during the FirstLookTM period in 27 eligible states. During the FirstLook period, owner-occupant or public entity buyers are able to submit offers on HomePath properties, giving them the opportunity to purchase a home without competition from investors. …

5 Critical Tips for Building a Custom Home

In today’s fast-paced real estate industry, many families are choosing to build a custom home. There are several options to consider when building your dream home. #1 Select a Neighborhood – First, decide on a neighborhood. Take into account schools, shopping, work, and convenience next step would be to enlist the services of a Real…

5 Ways to Avoid Home Insurance Heartache

Start looking for insurance immediately after you execute a contract. If you stop reading now, start the insurance early and you’ll likely avoid the vast majority of potential problems. Buying a home can be IS a stressful time. Between answering sensitive application questions, document hunting, packing, inspections, disclosures, appraisals and more, it can be overwhelming;…

13 Ways to Improve the Value of Your Home

The City of Tallahassee has an incredible program that can add value to your home. An energy audit is one of the best ways to identify energy problems as well as opportunities save energy, water and money. It can help you prioritize and focus your efforts. For some of the City’s e+ programs, such as…

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of a Bad Move or Mover

Since the days of horse and buggy and certainly since the evolution of the gas powered engine, the relocation of ones possessions continues to be challenging and complex.  Below are some suggestions to help make your next relocation as smooth as possible. There are a variety of services offered by moving companies.  It is best…

New Home Construction in Tallahassee located in Evening Rose

Evening Rose is an award-winning Traditional Neighborhood Development providing a thoughtful blend of residential, educational, commercial and retail uses. Evening Rose is located in the Northeast section of Tallahassee, just inside Capital Circle, and only minutes from downtown Tallahassee. The residential component of Evening Rose offers an attractive mix of single-family homes, cottages and townhomes…