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Vacation Properties

Consumers in record numbers are buying vacation properties to add fun, excitement, enjoyment, and status to their lives and a solid real estate investment to their asset portfolio. Some buyers purchase a vacation property as an eventual retirement home, others buy as...

Relocating to South Florida

Moving to a new city is stressful on its own, without mixing in the daunting task of finding a home in addition to finding the right Realtor. At Golfgate Realty, we understand this, and we experts in relocation. We have a long history of finding buyers the right home...

Real Estate Services

Golfgate Realty works for you as a consultant rather than with you as a salesperson. Are you … Looking for a new home? Investment property? Vacation Home? Office Lease or Purchase? Golfgate Realty, exclusive buyer broker agency, can assist you with your search in...

Questions and Answers

Is the agent who shows me homes representing me?  Probably not! Unless you have an agency agreement with a promise of representation, the agent showing you homes will be acting on behalf of the seller. Sellers who “list” their homes for sale have signed a listing...

New Construction Assistance

Why Use an Exclusive Buyer’s Agent for New Construction? Because the builder’s agent’s job is to convince you to buy only their homes at the highest price. Your Buyer Agent’sjob is to even the odds and negotiate for the lowest price and best terms for YOU! It is...

Moving Checklist

Moving into your new home is a big job. The further your plan in advance, the smoother it will go. This moving checklist list contains most of the big tasks you will need to do and the suggested timeframe. 12 weeks before you move: Chose your mover and sign the...

How Escrow Works

Buying Your Next Property: Closing Let’s talk about “escrow”. When you’re closing on your new property, an escrow agent is used to ensure the transaction will close properly and in a specific time frame. When payment is held by a third party in a transaction between a...

Home Buying Tips and Advise

Get Pre-Approved, Not Pre-Qualified: 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...

Glossary of Terms

12 TERMS TO KNOW WHEN BUYING A HOME If you’re a first-time home buyer, you may feel overwhelmed by all the real estate terminology you hear during the process. Here are some of the terms you are likely to hear. Listings: Real estate agents frequently refer to homes...

Exclusive Buyer’s Agent

Buyers Pay No Fees: Golfgate Realty charges NO FEES to buyers. Our commissions are paid only by sellers. Prices are exactly the same. But we offer objective information and unbiased advice to help you comparison shop. Golfgate Realty is a single agency office. We...