"If you're a baby boomer thinking about buying a home in Florida, this is your blueprint."
- Barbara Corcoran
NBC's Today Show Real Estate Correspondent
"Brimming with sound advice, practical suggestions and references, and specific relocation recommendations, Florida for Boomers is a thorough, easy-to-read guide that walks you through the process of purchasing or building a home in the Sunshine State."
- Jan Cullinane
Author of The New Retirement: The Ultimate Guide to the Rest of Your Life
"...teaches you everything from finding a real estate agent to understanding how property taxes work. Check it out. You won't be disappointed."
- Mark Zilbert
South Beach Real Estate Broker featured on 20/20, The Today Show, The Wall Street Journal, and more
Florida for Boomers: A Guide to Real Estate covers everything baby boomers need to know about Florida real estate, including information about:
*finding the best type of home and community for you
*standard Florida real estate contracts and homebuilder contracts
*property taxes and homeowner's insurance
*new construction process start to finish
*and much more.
With over 200 pages of expert advice and unique insight, Florida for Boomers takes you deep into the process of buying real estate in Florida. You'll learn important things such as:
*How to read and understand the most commonly used "standard" FAR/BAR Florida real estate contract.
*Florida real estate closing costs explained in detail, to help you avoid any last minute surprises at the closing table.
*The 5 steps every baby boomer should take to find a Florida city and community you'll enjoy for years to come.
Florida New Construction From the Ground Up...
Maybe your dream is to have a new home or condo built in Florida. There are over 60 critical steps in the new home construction process detailed...with over 20 photos of an actual home under construction in Florida. With this information you will know exactly what's going on at each stage of construction... and what's coming next. Just think how confident you'll feel during conversations with your builder...very empowering. Also, your Florida home builder might prefer you didn't read Chapter 14: "Your New Home Walkthrough".
You should also know that not all Florida real estate contracts are the same. Don't sign a contract with a builder until you read "Florida home builder contract clauses revealed...and how to protect yourself".
Florida HOA's Revealed and Questions Answered...
Many of the communities you'll look at in Florida have a Homeowners' Association. Florida for Boomers tells you all the ins and outs that are involved. You'll also learn how to read and understand a Homeowners' Association (HOA) Budget. Ryan will also show you the two most important things to look for when considering a Florida community with a Homeowners' Association.
Special Reader's Only Web Content
Florida for Boomers gives you Ryan's hand-picked list of the best sources for Florida community information on the web. Links to these resources are also provided for owners of the book on a special password protected page of floridaforboomers.com. (Your password is in the book.)
Join thousands of baby boomers who have discovered Florida for Boomers and the easy way to learn all you need to know about Florida real estate.