Knowledge Base

Knowledge Base

  • Property Insurance in Orlando: know before you buy

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    Buying a property is undoubtedly one of most important investment decisions you'll ever make. Property, or, specifically, homeowners insurance is an important and sometimes mandatory safeguard in the home buying process and it's important to understand how the process works in the United States...

    14th October, 2015Continue reading
  • Property Ownership Structure in Florida: know before you buy

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    As the great American author Mark Twain once wrote, there is more than one way to skin a cat. One of the first things to think about if planning a possible real estate investment venture in Orlando is the type of property ownership structure you’d like to employ.

    14th October, 2015Continue reading
  • Property title insurance in Orlando: know before you buy

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    Buying a house is among the biggest decisions you can make in life and, with so much at stake, it's vital that you are fully protected against any eventuality. As a potential investor in an Orlando property, one of the most important items on your to-do list should be make sure the property is covered by title insurance.

    14th October, 2015Continue reading
  • Property Deeds in Orlando: know before you buy

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    As a property investor it’s important to be aware of the various legal processes involved in your real estate transaction in Orlando. One of the first things to familiarise yourself with is the property deed, which is a document that will invariably crop up regardless of the type of property you're buying or whom you're purchasing it from.

    14th October, 2015Continue reading
  • How to research house prices in Orlando: know before you buy

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    Without doubt, Orlando and the wider Central Florida region are currently among the most dynamic residential real estate markets in the United States. However, with valuations appreciating at a rapid pace across this area, obtaining precise and up-to-date information on house prices can be a complex business...

    14th October, 2015Continue reading
  • Online house price guides in Orlando: what to look out for

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    There was a time when foreign investors let their fingers do the walking when buying a house in Orlando. The Yellow Pages provided all of the contacts necessary to start researching potential property investments. Fast forward to 2015 and online websites have replaced directories as the research tool of choice for most investors. Two websites in particular have emerged as the favourite ports of call for those looking for information on house prices: Trulia and Zillow.

    14th October, 2015Continue reading
  • Buying a house short-sale in Orlando: know before you buy

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    Foreclosure and short-sales have become the holy grail of real estate investors throughout the United States. Nowhere is this more clearly the case than in Florida, which reported the highest rate of foreclosures of any state in 2014. As the market continues to rebound in cities like Orlando, short-sales still present an excellent opportunity for investors to get their hands properties at below market price...

    14th October, 2015Continue reading
  • Closing on a property in Orlando: know before you buy

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    Closing, which involves the final exchange of documents, is the name given to final stage of the transaction where the property changes hands from the seller to the buyer. While short and relatively painless (usually taking place over 24-48 hours), it's arguably the most important part of the home buying process and therefore important to get right...

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  • What is a HUD closing document in Orlando?

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    The Housing and Urban Development, (HUD) department is the part of the US government that deals with real estate sales. It also lends its name to one of the most important documents involved in a private real estate transaction in the United Sates: the HUD closing document.

    14th October, 2015Continue reading
  • The different property deeds in Orlando: pros and cons

    by: Prime Asset Investments

    In plain English, a property deed is a legal document that transfers ownership of a particular property from one party to another. As a property investor in Orlando, it's important you understand the type of property deed you'll need to avail yourself of when you come to purchase your home. Here is an overview of the more common types of deeds of property ownership and the positives and negatives of each:

    14th October, 2015Continue reading

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