Gary L Waters

38 Flips | 3 Magazines | @GaryLWaters | Florida licensed real estate broker. Broker at Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC in Melbourne, Florida serving buyers, sellers and anyone relocating to central Florida.  Retired U.S. Navy officer, committed to my family.  That same commitment flows directly to all my customers. Read my blog at www.garywatersrealty.com .

Borrowers Need To Beware Of Costs Related To Interest R

<b>Borrowers Need To Beware Of Costs Related To Interest Rates</b>. Two weeks ago I posted a blog titled "Why Is The Annual Percentage Rate (APR) Higher …

The Florida Residential Real Estate Contract - Serious Business

<i>Image courtesy of 1shots at FreeDigitalPhotos.net</i><p>The Florida Residential Contract for Sale and Purchase sets the price and terms of a real estate …

Buying a Home in Brevard County, Florida - Due Diligence is a Buyer Responsibility

Merriam-Webster defines due diligence, in part, as <i>"the care that a reasonable person exercises to avoid harm</i>."<p>This short post is a continuation of</b> …

Home Buyer Tips: Sellers disclose, Buyers verify.

Who among us does not know at least one person who can keep track of all the details in their life? I am not one of those types. I am more of a …

Home Seller Tips: Terms Define the "Real" Price

Sellers have many concerns but, in the end, there are two overriding concerns when a home seller receives a purchase offer - <i>terms</i> and <i>ability to close</i>.<p>…

Home Buyer Tips: Respect the Space; Respect the Owner.

<b>I read an article this morning that reminded of the sometimes intrusive nature of the real estate process.</b> This particular case caused me to think …

Why the listing agent is not the real estate agent buyers should call... ever.

<b>The short answer -</b> because the name on the sign out front is<i></i> the seller's agent<i>.</i> There are many potential mistakes a home buyer can make along the …

Home Buyer Tips: What is the first thing a new home owner should do?

<b>Finally you have closed on your new home.</b> So many things to do as you prepare to move in but what do you do first?<br>While this advice is more …

Home Buyer Tips: Potential Road Blocks to Closing.

In a real estate market with decreasing inventory and more buyers than sellers it is often a challenge to find the right home and get it under …

Buying a Home in Florida: Contract to Closing in 20 Steps!

If one is relocating to Florida and intends to purchase a home it is important to have an understanding of the home buying process in Florida.<br>Over …

Home Buyer Tips: When Do You Talk to the Mortgage People?

The current Brevard County, Florida housing market favors sellers. Move in ready single family homes are not staying on the market very long.<br>The …

Buying Your Florida Home: How to View a Listing.

<b>Would a home buyer ever tell a seller they are ready ready to pay full price?</b> Not very often, if ever.<br>I read an article this morning that discussed a …

Should You Buy New Home First, Then Sell Old Home? It Depends...

I recently met with a potential home buyer who wanted to find their new home first and then sell their current home.<b></b><b><br>When circumstances allow one to</b> …

Buying a House in Florida - A Language of Its Own.

If you have never bought a home the process is not hard even though the language can seem daunting. I have outlined some of the common terms buyers …

Cheat Sheet For Home Buyers

Whether you are a first time home-buyer, experienced buyer, seeking a single family home or a condo on the beach, this short "cheat sheet" will …

The First Step to Take When Buying a Home

I held an open house on Saturday at my listing located in Rockledge, Florida (897 Brunswick Lane). The home for sale in Rockledge generated a lot …

Home Buyer Tips: How Low Will the Seller Go?

<b>The Brevard County, Florida real estate market is a seller's market.</b> That simply means there are more buyers competing for fewer properties. This …

55+ Community Update - Viera, Florida - Grand Isle

There are three 55+ communities in the planned unit development of Viera (Brevard County, Florida). All three of these <b>#age-restricted-communities</b> …

Heritage Isle in Viera, Florida - Market Update June 2016

<b>Of the three 55+ communities in Viera, Florida, the largest (and newest) is Heritage Isle.</b><p>The other two 55+ communities include Grand Isle which is …

55+ Communities in Viera, Florida - Heritage Isle, Grand Isle and Indian River Colony Club

<b>Viera, Florida offers home buyers several choices of gated 55+ communities.</b><p><b>Heritage Isle is the newest.</b><p><b>Indian River Colony Clubis the oldest.</b><p>And <i>in</i> …

Heritage Isle vs. Indian River Colony Club–These Viera 55+ communities aren’t the same…

I visited <i>Indian River Colony Club</i> and <i>Heritage Isle</i> in Viera this week. I have clients coming to town next week to look at both facilities so I wanted …

55+ Developments in Brevard County, Florida

<b>All 55+ communities are not alike.</b> In Brevard County I am aware of about a dozen <i>age restricted communities</i>.<p>I am most familiar with three of the 55+ …

Indian River Colony Club in Viera - Thirty Years Old and Going Strong in 2016!

The Saturday edition of Florida Today newspaper featured an article highlighting the <i>thirtieth anniversary</i> of Indian River Colony Club in Viera, …

Older Doesn't Always Describe The Homes at Indian River Colony Club in Viera, Florida

Most of my market reports identify the age of the homes as information buyers may find useful and very often necessary. But the age of a home does …

What will you find at Indian River Colony Club in Viera?

This post two in a new series I am putting together about <b>Indian River Colony Club in Viera, Florida.</b><p>Read the first post "<b>What is Indian River Colony</b> …

Monthly Resident Fees at Indian River Colony Club in Viera, Florida

Indian River Colony Club is an active 55+ community which, unlike the other two 55+ communities in Viera, Florida (Heritage Isle, Grand Isle), offers …

Where is Indian River Colony Club?

Indian River Colony Club is located in the planned unit development of Viera north of Melbourne, Florida within minutes of the Atlantic Ocean!<p>Located …

Indian River Colony Club in Viera - Every Home Comes With a Lifestyle!

<b>Are you selling a home or a lifestyle?</b> In the case of Indian River Colony Club in Viera, Florida the answer is a resounding BOTH!<p><b>The homes at IRCC</b> …

Home Buyer Tips: The Perfect Home Exists Once This Decision is Reached.

I recently posted an article about buying the imperfect home. The discussion focused on buyers coming to a decision about what they are looking for …

Florida Home Buyers and Sellers - Consider your timeline when contracting to purchase/sell

I recently had buyers close on a house where the closing date became an issue for the sellers. The seller's pending move was based upon the occupant …