Supply and Demand Creates Pinellas County Real Estate Crunch

Aspiring home owners likely notice a lot of “red dots” on Zillow.com and other online home listings. But the high demand for the most desirable Pinellas County real estate contributes to the current housing supply crunch. According to an article by usatoday.com, national housing inventory is below a healthy 6-month level. The supply of homes in Pinellas […]

By |November 16th, 2017|international title partners|Comments Off on Supply and Demand Creates Pinellas County Real Estate Crunch

Buyer, Seller and Investor Tips for Cash Sales

Decades ago, home owners celebrated owning a home outright with a mortgage-burning party. Few home owners want to go from owning a home outright to taking on a new mortgage. With greater equity in homes, it’s possible for some fortunate home buyers to make cash transactions. Investors who flip homes for a profit in […]

By |November 9th, 2017|international title partners|Comments Off on Buyer, Seller and Investor Tips for Cash Sales

Buyer, Seller and Investor Tips: Value in a Distinctive Community

When selling a home, it’s important to market not only the house but the prestigious neighborhood. But what if you aren’t sure whether buyers will consider it a good community? When it comes to the best buyer, seller and investor tips, location is always a key factor. Most neighborhoods have some positive characteristics even […]

By |November 6th, 2017|buying a home, selling a home|Comments Off on Buyer, Seller and Investor Tips: Value in a Distinctive Community

Hurricanes Affect Pinellas County Real Estate Trends

While people don’t stop buying Pinellas County real estate after hurricanes such as Hurricane Irma, they are wary of some beachfront properties, some real estate agents say. On the other hand, the fact that so many homes remained unscathed by recent hurricanes reinforces the idea that it’s possible to enjoy waterfront living without worries. […]

By |October 26th, 2017|buying a home|Comments Off on Hurricanes Affect Pinellas County Real Estate Trends

Top 3 Best Buyer, Seller, and Investor Tips

Buying a home can be one of the most exciting and stressful times in a person’s life. For many, it’s the largest financial asset they own. You home can either bankrupt you leaving you upside down on your mortgage or be the best investment you have ever made. Of course, you want the latter. […]

By |October 20th, 2017|international title partners|Comments Off on Top 3 Best Buyer, Seller, and Investor Tips

What Does “Highest and Best Use” Mean for Real Estate Investors?

There are several ways that real estate investors determine the value of a property. One common and simple approach is comparing the sale prices or rental rates of similar homes. Another is projecting the return on investment based on projected rental income compared to other investments, such as bonds. A third is the possible rental […]

By |October 13th, 2017|international title partners|Comments Off on What Does “Highest and Best Use” Mean for Real Estate Investors?

Buying or Selling Pinellas County Real Estate during Hurricane Season

People buying or selling homes in the cold-weather states adopt different strategies during the winter months. In Florida, it’s important to acknowledge hurricane season as a factor, especially when buying or selling Pinellas County real estate. A major hurricane or storm will likely keep potential buyers from attending open houses, touring your home or […]

By |October 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Buying or Selling Pinellas County Real Estate during Hurricane Season

How Do I (The Buyer) Know That I’ve Chosen the Right Agent?

One of the first and most important decisions a prospective buyer will make when choosing to buy a new home is selecting a buyer’s agent that will best fit their needs. So how does a buyer go about ensuring they make the right choice?

With the market temperature set on hot and the industry flooded with new […]

By |September 29th, 2017|buying a home|Comments Off on How Do I (The Buyer) Know That I’ve Chosen the Right Agent?

Buyer, Seller and Investor Tips to Consider with a Florida Airbnb Investment

In the gig economy, one of the ways investors make money is by starting an Airbnb or bed-and-breakfast. When selling Pinellas County real estate, it pays to understand the mindset of a potential buyer interested in turning your home into a short-term rental home. Pinellas County is a great area to own a home […]

By |September 22nd, 2017|buying a home, selling a home|Comments Off on Buyer, Seller and Investor Tips to Consider with a Florida Airbnb Investment

How to Find the Best Tenants for Your Rental Property

The goal of every landlord is finding and retaining high-quality tenants. If you own a rental property, finding someone who will take care of your investment can become a challenge. However, if you approach your rental real estate like a business, you can save yourself a whole lot of aggravation. You just need to […]

By |September 14th, 2017|international title partners|Comments Off on How to Find the Best Tenants for Your Rental Property