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RECENT BLOG POSTS

The Housing Market Moving Forward

Many of my clients are calling me because of the confusing information that is being dispelled from the media about our housing market. My colleagues and I are getting concerned about the homeowners who have planted themselves for more than eleven years in their...

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Renovate? The Good and The . . .

I published an article years ago entitled, “Renovation or Relocation . . . That is the Question.” Still today, one of the greatest pastimes of many homeowners is to snuggle up to a new episode of “The Property Brothers” on HGTV and watching Jonathan turn an old house...

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Where Are Our Prices Headed?

My clients have been contacting me to inquire as to where housing prices may be headed and question their current homes that they have lived in for more than five years.I encourage those who are looking to buy or sell within the next year to allow me to do a market...

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What May Affect Our Market?

Interest Rates are Increasing -- According to Freddie Mac’s latest survey, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage interest rate jumped up to 3.94% in December 2016. Interest rates had been hovering around 3.5% since June of 2016, and many of you may be wondering why the...

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What Does Your Listing Agent Do – Part II

This is a continuation from last month’s article. It is important to qualify the buyers which prevents unqualified buyers from wasting everyone’s time, including the Seller. The Realtor should verify: Homeowners Association information and copies of restrictions and...

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What Does Your Listing Agent Do? Part I

When selling your home, these are just some of the duties of your listing agent. Schedule Listing Appointment When sellers decide to hire an experienced Realtor® to sell their home, the agent schedules a time to meet with all the decision makers. They do a...

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What the Current Market Means to Today’s Consumers

NAR recently revealed two reasons Americans prefer homeownership: The opportunity to build equity. A stable and safe environment. Homeownership becomes a part of your wealth-building strategy. Rental rates will rise in the next year by an average of 8% a new tenant is...

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10 Reasons . . .

Knowledge. The public thinks that google has all the answers and the aggregators have all the home value algorithms correct.  Wrong.  Evaluating a home’s value, whether for a buyer or a seller, is a tedious task using all kinds of metrics – not just the MLS system....

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1366 Victoria Isle Drive In Weston Hills Country Club

Elegance at every turn exists in this stunning lakefront pool home.  This five-bedroom plus office, four-and-a-half bath, three-car garage estate has one bedroom and full bath upstairs with its own living area. Marble floors are in the main living areas, and wood...

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Questions Buyers Ask: Part II

Questions Buyers Ask (Part 2) According to Realtor.com, there are eight common buyer questions. We will address questions 4 and 5 today. 1. What do you think the seller will accept as a fair price? By checking available metrics, an experience agent will see what homes...

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Questions Buyers Ask: Part I

According to Realtor.com, there are eight common buyer questions. We will address THREE of those questions today and the others next month. 1. What home can I afford? Before assisting any buyer, an experience agent makes sure that the buyer has spoken to his bank or a...

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Three Reasons To List Your Home Now

A large number of homes sell during the spring. Here are three good reasons to get your home on the market now. More Listings Coming To Market Homes that are listed in the spring will represent increased competition to any seller. According to The National Association...

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