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Guide to buying a Home

Guide to Buying a House

  1. Homeownership – Are you ready? Whether you are purchasing for your first time, or you are a repeat buyer, buying a home can be a financial and emotional decision that requires the expertise and guidance of trained professionals.
  2. Local, Professional Advice – In the maze of financing forms, inspections, pricing, and negotiation, it makes sense to work with professionals who know the local community and more.
  3. Get a mortgage pre-approval – It is important to find out how much you are able to afford before you begin your home search.
  4. Look at homes – Working with a local Vincent’s Realty realtor and educating yourself on the local market will help you focus in on your priorities and make informed purchasing decisions.
  5. Choose a home – Finding a home that meets your needs and priorities is important. Your home is your castle.
  6. Make an offer – A proposal to purchase a home includes price and terms.
  7. Get insurance – Car owners know the importance of car insurance. The same principals apply to home insurance as well. Home insurance protects owners in the event of catastrophe.
  8. Closing – The closing process is becoming increasingly more computerized and automated. Closings bring together a variety of parties who play a role in the real estate transaction.

With over 100 years of Real Estate experience in the DeLand area you can be sure you are getting none other than the utmost customer service possible.

Vincents Realty, History In the words of the West Volusia Historical Society, “V. Ward Gould, Sr., was a lad of 15 when he moved to DeLand in 1885 with his parents. An entrepreneur of the first rank, he began hist first real estate agency in 1907 on W. Indiana Ave. where he ushered clients around in a one cylinder, hand cranked Cadillac. Gould also was a gifted writer who left behind a valuable record of DeLand’s early history.”