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Once you’ve purchased your property in America, you may think all
the hard work is done, but if you intend for it to be a holiday let, there
are a number of other steps you will need to take. In Florida, short-term
rentals are allowed only in specified zones, but you will have checked this
before you bought the property.
Insurance will be your first priority. If you bought your property with an
American mortgage, an insurance policy would have to be in place More...
Like British estate agents, American real estate agents act as
intermediaries between buyers and sellers; they are the face-to-face
contacts that arrange viewings, help negotiate prices and keep the paper
work moving. But that’s where the similarities end.
American real estate agents have a far more involved role than British
estate agents. A major difference is that there are buyer’s agents and
seller’s agents, therefore the buyer’s agent that represents you will
have your best More...
Viewing and buying property in America will take on a whole new dimension
when you have to consider the physical distance between you and your dream
home. If you have to select your property while still living in the UK, you
should try and plan a viewing trip before you move but do as much research
as possible on-line before you visit. If you really can’t manage a
viewing trip, you may be better off renting a property for the first six
months to a year while you get your More...
Choosing the right time to view a property will usually be a reflection on
your personal circumstances. Some people looking to relocate to America
will start their research while still resident in the UK; others prefer to
move into temporary rental accommodation while they get familiar with the
Five years ago Cathy began to realize that America would offer her an
opportunity to expand her business in another direction. With this in mind,
she started making visits to More...
American real estate agents, or Realtors®, are the key to a successful
house purchase and can make or break your deal. It is therefore in your
interests to understand a bit more about how they work. First of all, you
should know that only agents and brokers belonging to the National
Association of Realtors (NAR) can display the Realtors® logo; these
agents are bound by a strict code of ethics.
American real estate brokers are required to be licensed and must pass More...