Buyer, Seller and Investor Tips: Spotting a Home with Rental Potential

 

House hunting for a vacation home often conjures up images of relaxing by the beach or gazing at palm trees from a balcony. When hunting for an investment property in Pinellas County, it’s more about profiting on the hot rental market by following logical and prudent investor tips. By working with a great real […]

By |May 25th, 2017|buying a home|Comments Off on Buyer, Seller and Investor Tips: Spotting a Home with Rental Potential

Avoiding Buyer’s Remorse When Closing on Pinellas County Real Estate

 

Home buyers often experience buyer’s remorse after closing on Pinellas County real estate. Most buyers don’t regret the decision to buy a home, but they do wish they bought a different home and considered other financing options. According to a recent piece by The Washington Post, two studies show if homebuyers could go back […]

By |May 18th, 2017|buying a home|Comments Off on Avoiding Buyer’s Remorse When Closing on Pinellas County Real Estate

Finding a Realtor: The Value of a Real Estate Professional

When it comes to real estate, many markets around the country are hot. Some homes sell within a couple of hours of hitting the market. Many people struggle to afford a home in their area that meets all of their needs. With the changes going on in the industry, you need a real estate […]

By |May 11th, 2017|selling a home|Comments Off on Finding a Realtor: The Value of a Real Estate Professional

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

Realtors and Real Estate Professionals: When a Non-US Citizen Sells Real Estate

We are fortunate in Pinellas County that so many European citizens, and those from other countries in the Americas want to own a home or a piece of vacant land our area. We are committed to helping our fellow real estate professionals guide their clients through the buying or selling process. As part of […]

By |April 20th, 2017|government|Comments Off on Realtors and Real Estate Professionals: When a Non-US Citizen Sells Real Estate

CFPB: A Survey after a Year of TRID

 

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), wanted to make it easier for borrowers to understand their home-buying paperwork. They introduced a new system called “Know before you owe” in 2015. Realtors, lenders and title agents all learned about it, studied it, and implemented it. Last year was its first full year of operation, and […]

By |April 13th, 2017|home closing|Comments Off on CFPB: A Survey after a Year of TRID

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

Investor Tips – Profitable Flipping: Do the Math

Buying a property you intend to sell as soon as possible – flipping it, to use the common term – means you should look on it as a short-term investment. That means you cannot rely on the market to change over time to add value. You must add value by:

Buying at the right […]

By |March 30th, 2017|buying a home|Comments Off on Investor Tips – Profitable Flipping: Do the Math

Investor Tips – Profitable Flipping: The 5 Basic Steps for Success

 

Experienced investors know what property to buy, when to buy it and how to improve it, so they make the planned-for profit when they do sell. Many investors learn in the school of hard knocks, and some learn enough, so that even their first investment property is bought and sold successfully. In this series of […]

By |March 23rd, 2017|buying a home|Comments Off on Investor Tips – Profitable Flipping: The 5 Basic Steps for Success