Real Estate

Tuesday, December 7th 2010 12:00 am
In the past, I would definetely say "yes". However, given the market and sellers realizing the market, this may not be the case. As realtors when we go on a listing, we give the seller a lot of information to digest, mostly of which is the "sold" properties. As expected, the ma [Read More]
Sunday, December 5th 2010 12:00 am
Im wondering if anyone else is having trouble with appraisals....The values are coming in much lower than the purchase price....and lower than the comps are showing...? The R.E.Os are taking a toll!
Friday, November 19th 2010 12:00 am
According to Fannie Mae's newest economic and housing forecast, home sales are likely to increase by 11 percent in 2010 as the economy shows more signs of improvement, . However, it is likely that home sales will fall another 1% next year. It does look like there is stabilization in the housin [Read More]
Wednesday, November 10th 2010 12:00 am
Over-improving a home is a classic mistake that many new homebuyers make. They buy a home in a neighborhood where property values are relatively low, and make a ton of improvements on the home to make it stand out. Unfortunately, you can only raise a home’s value so much through home improvem [Read More]
Saturday, November 6th 2010 12:00 am
I just found out recently....If you call your insurance company ...yes you have to call!! Have them come out and make sure your Hurricane straps are up to code....Most are if your home was built no later than 1999....they will lower your insurance premium by at least 300 bucks! My agent came out an [Read More]
Wednesday, November 3rd 2010 12:00 am
Does anyone have suggestions as to how to stop water eroding my its hilltop property! Tried digging in railroad ties....water went underneath and caused more damage than without....If you have any suggestions Id so appreciate it!! Thanks!
Thursday, October 28th 2010 12:00 am
When you see a news report talking about home prices changing, can you take the report at face value? In most cases, the answer is no. News reports about the state of a local or nationwide real estate market are often skewed. In many cases, reporters base their ‘conclusions’ on skewed d [Read More]
Saturday, October 23rd 2010 12:00 am
I would think that most potential home buyers would like to purchase new construction....Im finding it very hard to show my buyers new homes...why? Are the prices that far off? or is it the lack of new construction in Hernando county? All of the major builders pulled out of the area when the market [Read More]
Saturday, October 16th 2010 12:00 am
In regards to the last FAR/BAR training, I was informed that the Instructor stated that the last version of the FAR/BAR Contract was “illegal” to use due to E & O reasons. First off, per Margy Grant Chief Counsel for Florida REALTOR®, the form is not illegal. Furthermore she sai [Read More]
Friday, October 1st 2010 12:00 am
Did you know that Direct Lending Group our in house mortgage loan department is able to offer your buyers an interest rate as los as 4.75 on conventional loans? They are also able to offer loans thru USDA a program that will finance up to 100% loan to value on a new mortgage rate, interests as low [Read More]