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Sept. 22, 2017

For Sale By Owner - Tips From A Pro Part 4 Closing Day

Part 4 Closing Day

All kinds of logistical problems can come up as you approach closing day. You may not know for sure whether the financing will come through for the buyer until the last minute. That can certainly make it difficult to plan for movers and the like. Hopefully ...

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Sept. 22, 2017

For Sale By Owner - Tips From A Pro Part 3 Getting To Closing.

Part 3 Getting to Closing

 Handling Offers 

Based on what you know about the value of your home you should already be prepared with three different values before you get started. 

- Best Case price

- Mostly likely price

- Reserve price, or drop dead, no way I’m going below ...

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Sept. 22, 2017

For Sale By Owner - Tips From A Pro Part 2 Marketing Your Home

Part 2 Marketing Your Home

Marketing is the activities you do to make potential buyers call you to view your home. Selling is the the activities you do face to face with the buyer, like pointing out features and benefits. You can't do much selling until the buyers arrive ...

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Sept. 22, 2017

For Sale By Owner - Tips From A Pro

Here is a series of articles I wrote to help you sell your home on your own. It is in 4 Parts and here are the topics covered in each part. 

Part 1
Prepping your home for sale
Pricing your home

Part 2
Marketing your home
Photo tips
Advertising ...

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Aug. 29, 2017

Bad Agents Take Bad Pictures - The Worst From The MLS

The Worst From The MLS

I shake my head everyday when I look through the MLS listings and see bad pictures like these below. Taking a decent photo isn't that hard.  Unfortunately, it is one skill many agents don't take the time to learn, much less master. The ...

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Aug. 12, 2017

The Canadian Dollar Has Strengthened and Thats a Good Thing

Florida Real Estate is On Sale For Canadians and Other Foreign Buyers. 

The Canadian Dollar has strengthened recently against the US Dollar and that is a good thing for Canadian buyers and home sellers in South Florida.

South Florida is a favorite spot for Canadian to vacation and purchase ...

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Aug. 10, 2017

What To Repair If You Are Selling Your Home

Major Renovations Typically Will Not Net You More Money

If your kitchen and bathrooms were last remodeled in the 80's or 90s, or are even older, you may be tempted to updated them to make your home marketable. While it will make your home more attractive and easier to ...

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Aug. 8, 2017

Good Pictures in a Listing Make a Big Difference. That’s why I Hire a Pro.

 You only have one chance to make a good first impression 

I can take decent photos. But as you can see the photo on the left that I took is okay but it doesn't show off the living nearly as well as the professional photo on the right. Few ...

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July 17, 2017

Right Now is a Good Time To Sell a Florida Home

If you have been on the fence about selling your Florida home, now is definitely a good time. I will give your three reasons why? 

Reason Number 1. We are in a seller's market right now.

A sellers market is defined as when the current number of homes ...

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June 10, 2017

10 Important Real Estate Terms You Should Know

Learn the Lingo of Real Estate

Buying and selling real estate can be a complicated process, so it is important to learn the lingo before you get started. So here is a short list of the more common terms you will hear and what they mean to you.

1. Equity ...

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