Orlando North Home Buyer Information

What Every Orlando Home Buyer Should Know

Decisions about buying a home are highly emotional and with emotions so strong, it's important that you still take care to protect this important investment.  Read more...

Buyer's Agency - Save Money, Time, and Hassle

The concept of who represents whom can be very confusing. We'll try to make it as clear as possible here. There are three types of real estate agency available to a buyer in Florida.  Read more...

Powerful Home Buying Strategies

Make sure you are in the strongest negotiating position possible. Get a full approval from a lender, conditioned only upon a contract and satisfactory appraisal. This differs from a prequalification in that the information you are submitting to the lender is verified and underwritten.  Read more... 

New Homes - Why Use A Buyer's Agent?

The sales agent in a model home works for the Builder. Their job is to get the highest price and best terms and conditions for the builder, not you. If you don't have a buyer's agent working on your side, you are not represented.  Read more...

A Guide To Real Estate Foreclosures

Foreclosures and short-sales are the buzz-words in today’s Orlando real estate market and Florida is one of the top three states for foreclosures in the country. Bank-owned properties can offer tremendous bargains for real estate buyers, both for investors and those looking for a home to use as their primary residence.  Read more...

Client Testimonials

Find out why smarter home buyers are choosing Doug Packard when buying a home in the Orlando area. Read more...