Buyer's Guide

From developing your budget to signing your name on the dotted line, learn more about the home buying process.

Buying a home can be one of the most exciting experiences of your life. This can be true whether you’ve purchased several homes or you’re preparing to buy for the first time. With the right support system and the help of a trusted RE/MAX® professional, you can make the most informed decisions.

My guide breaks down the steps of buying a home so you can start the process feeling confident and prepared. From developing your budget to signing your name on the dotted line, you’ll find helpful tips right here. Plus, I am here to help every step of the way.

The Tools to Help You Find Your Home

Once you’ve defined your home search goals, discussed them with your RE/MAX agent, and have spoken with a mortgage professional to see what your buying power is — you’re ready to find your dream home! In addition to my local knowledge as a real estate agent, I offer online tools that can help make your initial search as easy as possible.


Find a Home Using My Interactive Map Search

I know that location plays an important role in the home buying process. Use the map search available on my website to view homes located in or near the area you love.


Get to Know the Neighborhood

Feel confident and informed about your neighborhood choice! On any listing page, you can learn more about the communities you are interested in, including a breakdown of the local population, school ratings and more.


Create an Account on My Website

Sign up for an account on my website to save searches, favorite homes you love, receive real time property alerts, and more!


Download My RE/MAX Mobile App

Available for iOS and Android devices, my app brings the same experience found on my website to your smartphone or tablet. Save searches, favorite listings and schedule showings — all while on the go!

Contact Me to Learn More.

our Mobile App

Finding your dream home just got easier. Our home search app allows you to continue your search for available listings from the convenience of your smartphone or tablet — anytime, anywhere. Save homes you love, request showings with our team, and receive push notifications within minutes of homes hitting the market.

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Laura M. Forty-Garcia

Associate | License# SL3079500
Laura M. Forty-Garcia

Languages

English, Spanish

Designations

ABR, CDPE, GRI, SFR, 5STAR

Specialties

INV, FL, CON, LP, FP, HP, RELO, MIL, NEW, RA, SS, LUX

About Me

Graduate Real Estate Institute, Certified Distressed Property Expert, Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource, Certified REO Specialist, Five Star Professional, Gold Key Certification

Laura M. Forty-Garcia

Associate | License# #SL3079500
Laura M. Forty-Garcia

RE/MAX Central Realty
300 Primera Blvd Ste 100
Lake Mary, FL 32746-2156

Languages

English, Spanish

Designations

ABR, CDPE, GRI, SFR, 5STAR

Specialties

INV, FL, CON, LP, FP, HP, RELO, MIL, NEW, RA, SS, LUX

About Me

Graduate Real Estate Institute, Certified Distressed Property Expert, Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource, Certified REO Specialist, Five Star Professional, Gold Key Certification

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