9 Steps to Buying a Home in Florida
When you're ready to buy a home in Florida, there are several steps you must take to ensure that you will have a successful transaction:
- Find out what your FICO (credit) score is by looking it up at a site like Experian FICO.
- Once you have your FICO score, contact a local lending institution. Be sure the lender you choose is local to the community. It makes a big difference. Here's one I like for the Sarasota area: Gulf Coast Bank & Mortgage