Sales, Rentals & Property Management in Brevard County

Buying a Home in Brevard County


If you are looking to buy a home or thinking about buying one in Brevard County, it is important that you have the information you need to make a wise buying decision.

Home ownership offers a number of benefits—building equity, saving for the future, and creating an environment for your family. When you own your own home, your hard-earned dollars contribute to your mortgage. The equity you earn is yours. Over time, your home will increase in value.

Brevard Property Management & Realty Group will take you step-by-step through the home buying process to help you determine which home is right for you.

To equip yourself with the tools necessary to make your best home buying purchase, we encourage you to use our home buyer's resources available on this page:

  • Informative Articles for Buying a Home
  • Home Buyer Reports
  • Calculators
  • Moving Checklist

Informative Articles for Buying a Home


Below, you’ll find informative articles on home mortgages, viewing homes, the offer, closing details and moving:

Avoid Common Buyer Errors
Some buyers, however, caught up in the excitement of buying a new home tend to overlook some items. When you have a systematic plan before you shop, you’ll be sure to avoid these costly errors. Here are some tips on making the most of your home purchase.
But Do You Need It
Buying a home can be an emotional, time-consuming, and complex process. There are a few things that you can do to help make the process go as smooth as possible.
Buying Your First Home
Many renters are starting to think about purchasing a home of their own. This article highlights several factors that should be considered when purchasing a home.
The Right Home at the Right Price
This article helps you become a savvy buyer, by pointing out some of the pitfalls inherent in the home-buying process.
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Home Buyer Reports

In these free reports, learn a little more about what it takes to make your important home buying purchase a great one:

  • Be sure not to pay too much for your home!

Whether you are buying your first home, or your fifth, the process of buying a home is a detailed, time-consuming venture. Read More 

  • Ensure A Smooth Home Purchase

Buying a home can be an emotional, time-consuming, and complex process. Read More 

  • Avoid the Most Common Buying Errors

Shopping for a new home is an emotional experience. It’s also time consuming and comes with a myriad of details. Read More 

  • Things To Keep In Mind When Buying Your First Home

Many renters are starting to think about purchasing a home of their own. Several factors should be considered when purchasing a home. Read More 


Calculators


Our calculators help you determine loan amounts, mortgage qualification, affordability, or whether you should rent or buy.

Fill out the form below to inform and educate yourself. Click the Detailed Analysis link to email yourself a copy of the results.

Required Fields
Term In Years:     
Interest Rate:      %
Cost of Home:  $
Down Payment:  $  
Annual Insurance:  $  
Estimate Insurance to 0.43% of Cost
Annual Property Tax:  $  
Estimate Tax to 1.2% of Cost
Monthly Income:  $
Monthly Debt:  $
Optional Fields
Gross Debt Service Ratio (GDS):     
Total Debt Service Ratio (TDS):     
Condos Fees:  $
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Loan Insurance (%):
Total Loan (Mortgage) Amount:
 
Principal & Interest:
Homeowners Insurance:
Property Taxes:
Condo Fees:
Monthly Loan Insurance (%):
Total Monthly Payment:
Income Needed to Qualify for the Mortgage
Total Monthly Loan Payment:
Total Monthly Debt Payment:
Monthly Loan Insurance (%):
Qualifying Income of % GDS Ratio:
Qualifying Income of % TDS Ratio:
What You Can Afford
We are using the % ratio.
Cost of House:
Down Payment:
Loan Value:
Monthly Principal & Interest:
Monthly Insurance:
Monthly Property Tax:
Monthly Condo Fees:
 
Cost of House = [(Monthly income x Debt Ratio) – monthly tax – monthly insurance – condo fee] /
(monthly interest rate/ function of interest rate)
Renting
Monthly Rent: $
Annual Rental Increases:  %
Monthly Renter Insurance: $
Savings or Investment Rate:  %
 
Owning
Planned # of years in home: 
Yearly appreciation of the home:  %
Annual home maintenance:  %

Moving Checklist


Planning is key! Moving day can be challenging, and it’s important to have a plan in place. We’ve set up a checklist of things you need to keep in mind when moving.

Complete the form below to receive a moving checklist emailed to you.

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