Home Selling

May 19, 2018

Newsletter May 2018

The Market

In Broward county the number of closed sales in March this year is down 10.5% from March 2017 for single family homes and down 8.9 for condo. 

The median sales price is up 5.9% for the same period for single family homes and 10 ...

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May 17, 2018

All About Home Inspections

A home inspection is a vital step for buyers in the home buying process and a possible source of stress for home sellers. 

Home inspectionsIn a typical As-Is contract the buyer will have an inspection contingency. It is a clause that allows the buyers usually up to 15 days to ...

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May 15, 2018

Best Time to Sell a House in Fort Lauderdale

Selling a fort lauderdale home

Timing is everything, or so we've been told.

I know this question is on the minds of many Fort Lauderdale homeowners, because I'm asked all the time when is the best month to sell my Fort Lauderdale home.

I have good news for you if you are considering ...

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Sept. 22, 2017

For Sale By Owner - Tips From A Pro 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 that doesn’t happen. Always ...

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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. 30, 2017

Recommendation from Vivian O

A new recommendation arrived today from a customer of mine.

I sold her a townhouse in Deerfield Beach a year ago and this summer found her tenants.

After having searched and using the services of other realtors with nothing but frustration I met Tom and couldn't be happier with ...

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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. 16, 2017

Recommendation From Sharon & Mike B

I love it when my customers send me recommendations.

2200 S Cypress Bend Dr Apt 601 SOLDThis one is for a recent sale in Cypress Bend. It sold in 11 days at full price. See the listing details here.

We were concerned about a long distance sale of our Florida condo. Tom was always available for our ...

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