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Always leave the emotional side of buying or selling out of the equation.  Emotions never rule wisely.  Look at recent solds.  Be honest about the condition of the home.  Be realiztic.  It does not do you good to over price a home.  Price it right and it will get to contract quickly.Buyers, be re...
Check out this new listing for a 4 bedroom, split plan home with lots of additions.     Active - Orlando Move In Ready 4 Bedroom Home OverviewMapsPhotosDescriptionNeighborhoodMarket Stats $334,990 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 Full BathroomsInterior: 1,980 sqftLot: 0.21 acre(s)Year...
Stats for last week for Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole Counties in Florida provided by the Orlando Regional REALTORS(R) Association:Single-Family Existing Homes Sales of single-family homes decreased to 610 during the week of Apr 4, from 806 the week prior The median price of single family homes...
FocusThings happen.  Some are good.  Some are not so good.  You can only control yourself and how you respond to what happens around you. You control your sphere.  If there are negative or nasty people in your sphere, think about what value they add to you and your life.  You may find they don't ...
Buyers are struggling to get offers accepted in this solid sellers market.  But are they putting in their best offers?I got a full price offer on a $300,000 property with $1,000 escrow recently and it included a 15 day inspection period, 45 days to close and they wanted $9,000 closing cost help. ...
We often advise our buyers and sellers to declutter before selling or buying.  But 6 years ago, I had to take on this task.We were going to sell and downsize.  That meant nearly 30 years of stuff that was shoved everywhere had to be evaluated.  We were downsizing and just had way too much stuff. ...
This is an exellent recap of FHA and VA options for buyers under the current market conditions.  Inspections are recommended for all purchases but these two types of loans have inspection appraisals connected to them contractually making it more difficult for a buyer to get to contract.Discuss op...
Things To Do Before Listing Your Home1.  Declutter.  Take the minimalist approach.  Pack everything not in use daily and store it.  You don't want people looking at your pictures and stuff!  You want them to see the beauty in your home.  I like what I call the "Keep, Sell, Trash" approach.  Go th...
As you know, or should know, this was updated in November.  I am seeing lots of member hate speech on their personal social media.  Keep in mind that anything that violates fair housing in your professional life now carries to your personal life.  Here is a quote. Article 10 – Duties to the Publi...
Here is some good advice for a successful garage sale.  I'd add, have a few people working the sale.  It's more secure that way.  Many set up cameras to watch and record events because many people help themselves while a partner distracts event planners.  Inventory lists help.  And keep a supply ...

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