Your Key to Orlando Real Estate
Holding Your Breath – The Appraisal
Season 1, Ep. 7
One of the most fraught components of a home purchase — and one that impacts both buyer and sell — is the lender appraisal. Listen and learn about the who, what, and why, plus options for next steps when the results of a pre-purchase appraisal do not meet expectations.
Best Foot Forward - Prepping Your Home For Sale
Season 1, Ep. 6
If you’re thinking about putting your house on the market, you’ll want to help it put its best foot forward. In this episode, learn how Orlando REALTORS® and staging professionals advise their seller customers in areas such as first impressions, cleaning and decluttering, home staging, and much more.
Season 1, Ep. 5
REALTORS can also be of assistance to those seeking to rent a home. In this episode we will talk about how REALTORS act as property managers on behalf of homeowners who rent out their homes, an arrangement that benefits both owners and tenants.
Homes and Hurricanes; Inspections and Insurance
Season 1, Ep. 4
We’ve now entered hurricane season! As if there’s not enough to think about when buying or selling a home, in Orlando we also have to consider the likelihood of intense wind and rain damage. Tune into the new episodeof our podcast to learn about the impact of hurricanes on the real estate transaction in areas such as inspections and homeowners’ insurance.
Mortgages and More During COVID-19
Season 1, Ep. 3
The impact of COVID-19 has extended into the mortgage process. Listen in to this month's episode for a discussion of additional criteria now being used by lenders to determine whether a potential homebuyer can be approved for a mortgage.
Buying or Selling a Home in the Time of COVID-19
Season 1, Ep. 2
COVID-19 is presenting challenges to buying or selling a home in Orlando. Here's how Orlando REALTORS are keeping buyers and sellers safe while helping to stop the spread, along with additional precautions from a local health care practitioner that you can take every day.
Financial Steps for First-time Homebuyers
Season 1, Ep. 1
The Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association is proud to present the very first episode our brand-new podcast, Your Key to Orlando Real Estate! In this episode, we’ll tackle the tricky financials that many first-time homebuyers experience with our host, REALTOR® Gary Balanoff. Gary and his special guests from the Housing and Neighborhood Development Services (HANDS) of Central Florida will tackle issues like credit score, budgeting, and other financial topics of first-time homebuying.Visit OrlandoRealtors.com to find a REALTOR® and search for homes.