Carlos "Chaz" Mena's (chazfla) Blog

Real Estate Agent - RE/MAX Premier Associates
Have you ever noticed how so many people in other professions don't respect Realtors? They think we take a listing, it sells itself then you go to the closing table and collect that "Big" commission check for basically doing nothing. WOW... they have no idea what we do.Let's see reality now.........
In this buyers market it is hard for me to figure out why a Broker would discount his or her commission in order to get a listing. Listings are staying longer and longer on the market and I find myself working 2 or 3 times harder to sell the home. Not to mention the cost of advertising dollars ha...
The other day a long time friend of mine called me and he wanted to know if I could help a friend of his from church sell his home in Miami Springs. The elderly male was living alone in deplorable conditions. His wife had died 2 years ago and right afterwards there was a flood in the home. When I...
Well we are finally in the active season of hurricanes again down here in South Florida. Some people tell me that retirees might be frightened off by this act of nature. I say they won't be. Although hurricanes can cause severe damage to homes, there are much worse natural disasters that linger o...
Over the past few years a lot of people have gone out and gotten their Real Estate License because they saw the big boom and thought to themselves, "Wow, it is easy to make money in real estate. I got tired with how many times people told me that their sister or mother or girlfriend just got thei...
This Buyer's market that we are in is BOOMING. More and more properties are staying on the market an average of 3-6 months at the least. Sellers are complaining and buyer's want to make you go out and show them 100 homes before they make a decision. What is a Realtor to do?I start off by being ve...

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