Thinking of moving to Florida? Let's figure out the true cost of ownership. 

Thinking of moving to Florida? Let's figure out the true cost of ownership. 

I know you're really excited about buying your house, but hold on for just one minute! There are a few things that you should know that a real estate agent might just happen to gloss over... things that you really need to be aware of before you start making offers and signing contracts. Insurance, Taxes, Hurricane Preparation and Ongoing Maintenance, will all play a big part in making the decision to buy a home or not.  It will also add to the true cost of ownership, some in the short term, and some in the long term, but they will all cost you money.