Central Florida Real Estate~The Good, the Bad & The Ugly by LaShawn Norden, REALTOR

Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Heritage Realty
As a 35 year Seminole County Native, I provide Real Estate services to those in Lake Mary, Sanford, Winter Springs, Altamonte, Longwood, Casselberry and Oviedo. Experienced in marketing & selling homes ranging from $100K to over $2M and in assisting Buyers to find a home that meets their personal and financial needs. Accredited Luxury Home Specialist & a Certified Distressed Property Expert with ample experience with distressed property purchases & sales!



It's hard to believe that a few short years ago, I wrote a similar article...only at that time, the point of the piece was to inform sellers and my past clients that they should contact their homeowner's insurance company to make sure that their home had ENOUGH coverage. In the mid 2000's, proper...
If you are a buyer who is in the market for a home, you have more than likely seen (and possibly written offers on) properties that are foreclosures/REO’s (real estate owned). Hopefully, if you have found a home, written an offer and had it accepted by the seller, when you were asked to sign the ...
Some Central Florida communities require that property owners be a member of the Home Owner's Association in order to live there. Communities that have this requirement typically have recorded documents called "Codes, Covenants & Restrictions" that state what "rules" property owners must follow. ...
Today is an exciting day for pet owners in Central Florida! As of today, the Mid Florida Regional MLS (which is the data base where all homes in Central Florida are listed for sale), will add a new searchable field for "pets" if that listing is within a community that has a required or optional C...
In Central Florida, only about one third of the properties that are "under contract" in any given month are actually closing. While there are many reasons for this imbalance, the Buyer's inability to obtain financing tends to rank at the top of the list. For this single reason, it may be worthwhi...

LaShawn Norden

REALTOR, (321) 377-0157, Your Real Estate Advocate in Central FL
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Selling or purchasing a home can be exciting and scary at the same time! The goal of my blog is to educate Central Florida Buyers & Sellers about the Good, the Bad & the Ugly things that can happen in a real estate transaction! As an advocate for consumers in Orange, Seminole and Volusia County, I especially enjoy working with first-time home buyers, relocation buyers, sellers of distressed property and luxury home sellers. Native to Central Florida, I'd welcome the opportunity to be your advocate too!

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