Buyer, Seller and Investor Tips for Summer Selling

When summer arrives and the “for sale” signs seem to be popping up as quickly as grass, you may be prompted to add your home to the marketplace. To help it stand out from the competition, take the below steps to ensure that your property is as hot as the sun this summer.

Don’t let […]

By |May 4th, 2017|selling a home|Comments Off on Buyer, Seller and Investor Tips for Summer Selling

Pinellas County Real Estate: It’s the Healthiest in a Decade

Home prices started soaring in the past few months, but potential buyers eyeing Pinellas County real estate don’t need to worry about an imminent housing bubble. According to a recent report by the Tampa Bay Times, the real estate market in Pinellas and surrounding counties is the healthiest in a decade. While there is […]

By |April 27th, 2017|buying a home, selling a home|Comments Off on Pinellas County Real Estate: It’s the Healthiest in a Decade

Investor Tips – Profitable Flipping: Don’t OD on DIY

Flipping properties is a business, and it operates within business parameters. There is a danger that the first-time investor will want to “go it alone”. They want to learn by doing it themselves. If they can’t sell the property, they can always rent it out until they can make a profit, can’t they? The […]

By |April 6th, 2017|buying a home, selling a home|Comments Off on Investor Tips – Profitable Flipping: Don’t OD on DIY

Pinellas County End of Year Real Estate Market

The latest end of year real estate market stats have been published by Pinellas Realtor Organization (PRO). It was a strong year for the industry. PRO represents over 8000 Realtors, making it one of the largest professional trade associations in the Tampa Bay area. It publishes monthly statistics, and we have all been eagerly […]

By |March 16th, 2017|buying a home, selling a home|Comments Off on Pinellas County End of Year Real Estate Market

Getting the Most for Your Condo or Townhome

As we get into 2017, many of our northern neighbors will begin to look for their new vacation home. Many of them will decide on a condo or townhome. There are many standards of practice for getting a home sold. It is, perhaps, worth remembering that there are a few additional points to take […]

By |January 26th, 2017|selling a home|Comments Off on Getting the Most for Your Condo or Townhome

Buyer, Seller and Investor Tips: How Sellers Can Enhance Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is one of the most important ingredients in selling a home. The term “curb appeal” means everything prospective buyers see as they drive up to your house. It includes the home’s exterior, the yard, any garden, and anything placed in the front (trellises, for example, or porches).

If curb appeal is missing — […]

By |December 29th, 2016|international title partners, ITP, selling a home|Comments Off on Buyer, Seller and Investor Tips: How Sellers Can Enhance Curb Appeal

Seller Tips – Selling your Home During Holiday Season

We are into the Holiday Season. It almost does not matter who you are or what you celebrate; the holidays, the celebrations, and the ways to enjoy ourselves are here. Pinellas County is also welcoming our neighbors from the north who love our warm and mild winter.

Some of you have your properties on the […]

By |December 22nd, 2016|selling a home|Comments Off on Seller Tips – Selling your Home During Holiday Season

The Bartram versus U. S. Bank Florida Supreme Court Decision Is Now In

 

This long-awaited decision by Florida’s Supreme Court is now in. Every homeowner, past-homeowner who was party to a foreclosure, every home owner association and condo association that had inherited what were called zombie mortgages, have been waiting to see how Florida’s Supreme Court would rule.

The ruling is not crystal clear, and may even seem […]

By |December 15th, 2016|buying a home, selling a home|Comments Off on The Bartram versus U. S. Bank Florida Supreme Court Decision Is Now In

Realtors and Real Estate Professionals – Another Simple Way to Add Value

As Realtors and real estate professionals, you bend over backwards to deliver the highest quality service to your buyers and sellers. You put in long hours, you research answers for your clients, your phones are always on and waiting for the next call, you attend training and continuing ed classes, and you keep yourselves […]

By |November 17th, 2016|buying a home, selling a home, title industry|Comments Off on Realtors and Real Estate Professionals – Another Simple Way to Add Value

The 11 Steps to Navigate a 1031 Exchange Successfully

The rules for selling and buying real estate as a 1031 Exchange are relatively straightforward. Problems arise because property owners misunderstand specific terms, time frames, and what constitutes like kind property.

The best way to ensure all goes smoothly – and that capital gains taxes are both reduced to a minimum, and deferred, especially if […]

By |October 21st, 2016|buying a home, selling a home|Comments Off on The 11 Steps to Navigate a 1031 Exchange Successfully