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First Choice Properties,Inc.is a locally owned, knowledgeable full service Real Estate Company offering "Small Town", friendly, HONEST Real Estate advice and services.

 Our office is  well qualified to help you find the ideal Florida  retirement community or that "just right" business you may be thinking about. For the growing family, we have everything from 1/4 acre home sites to multi-acre mini ranches, waterfront homes and island getaways. Family owned and operated since 1986 First Choice Properties is the known expert in Barefoot Bay, Grant  ,Micco, Sebastian and riverfront Florida properties. Located   west of the  Sebastian Inlet which is  also  the intersection of the Indian River (intracoastal waterway) and the Sebastian River.The area offers all of Florida's best:world reknown fishing , east coast class A surfing, internationally acclaimed  drop zone  (parachuting  airport), pristine beaches, thousands of acres of nature preserves , horse back riding trails and lots more.

 Our team of locals have served this area for over 24 years and can provide  all the  information  to locate your perfect place in the Sunshine State.

Loretta Mikulskis and Linda Stryker, Brokers

 

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 Welcome to Florida's Space Coast

 

 Brevard County on the Space Coast, is located on the east area of Florida. Right in the middle of Osceola, Orange, and Indian River Counties, Brevard County, Florida's second biggest, is home to Kennedy Space Center and some of the most breathtaking shores along the Atlantic.

 Brevard County also is only a 60-mile drive to Orlando with palces like Walt Disney World ,MGM studios and the home of the Orlando Magic. With its modern day technology, amazing beaches, and great tourist destinations, Floridas Space Coast is where the rest of the world dreams to be .

Barefoot BayCape CanaveralCocoa BeachGrantCocoaMiccoRockledgeSatellite BeachPatrick Air Force BaseMerritt IslandKennedy Space CenterTitusvilleMimsScottsmoorPort St. JohnPalm ShoresSuntree/VieraMelbourneMelbourne VillageIndian Harbour BeachIndialanticMelbourne BeachPalm BayMalalbarValkariaWest Melbourne
Click on Individual Areas for more information.

  Buying A Barefoot Bay home

A major concern with a potential new home is its ability to maintain its value. Here are some tips regarding that.

 

You need to be organized if you are going to try to buy a  house. Have a specific notebook for recording information about each property. If you use this method, you will have all of your findings in one place if you need to refer to it.

 

Unless you have guaranteed job stability, you should exercise caution when considering the purchase of a Barefoot Bay home. Once you commit to a mortgage, you're responsible for that monthly payment, regardless of your current situation. If you do not have a steady job, make sure you can afford your payments for at least a few months.

 

Before you buy a house, hire a home inspector. You do not want to be stuck with a house that needs major renovations. Not only will you have to pay a lot to fix everything, you may even have to live somewhere else while your new home is getting fixed.

 

Get online and check the local sex offender registry for the neighborhood of any house you consider purchasing. Although sex offender registries are available to the public, real estate agents are under no obligation to disclose information to potential buyers about registered sex offenders in the neighborhood. Doing your own research is easy and necessary.

 

Make your dream home your reality. Experts disagree on whether now is a good time to sell and purchase a larger home, but some suggest it could be a good idea. However, since the housing market is perpetually rising, you might as well buy the house you've always wanted now. If you buy a smaller home instead, the house you really wanted may be too expensive for you by the time you're ready to move.

 

Prior to purchasing new property in Barefoot Bay, you should always do an adequate amount of research. Don't make the mistake of purchasing property on impulse because that can be a risk that results in the loss of a money and time investment. Research important features of the property, such as crime rates, property age, and any other factors that may be necessary for an informed purchase.

 

When you are a real estate investor, keep your real goals in mind. Are your goals short or long term? If your goals are not met, look for another investment. Oftentimes, owners overlook their own needs in favor of a supposed bargain, and lose out on better opportunities in the process.

 

Be sure that any appraiser you are planning on hiring has had several years of experience in real estate. Do not hire the appraiser your real estate agency recommends. You want to avoid any conflict of interest. Look for an appraiser with a state license instead.

 

It can be invaluable for you to obtain an authorized letter of approval from a lender prior to beginning your search for real estate. One main benefit is the ability to search with confidence within the range that you know you can afford and be approved for. Getting loans can be an arduous process that shouldn't be procrastinated.

 

A lot of people who want to buy a Barefoot Bay home do not realize that it might have complications. Make use of this advice before you buy.

 

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