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This is one of the craziest times in real estate in years.  All listings this year go pending very quickly if they are priced correctly. Many offers have unusually terms.  I've seen up to $60,000 above list with buyers bringing lots of money to cure appraisal deficiencies.  Last week, I got an of...
If you haven't prepared for the current hurricane season, please do so now.  The tropics are heating up.If they predict a Cat 1, prepare for a Cat 3.  I have followed this advice to prepare for more than you are expecting just in case things get worse.  The better prepared you are, the less stres...
Hawaii is absolutely beautiful.  If you have not visited, plan on doing so someday.  No matter what island you visit, you won't be disappointed.  Check out Kapalua while you are there!  You won't be sorry. Are you looking for a piece of property that exudes elegance in its finest? Kapalua is wher...
Our market in Florida in crazy.  It's good and bad.  If you list, it's good!  Things sell very quickly if staged and prced well.  You'll get many offers quickly.  But those offers are coming wtih unique verbage.  I have had many with high pricing, buyers curing appraisal deficiency, offering to p...
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. ...

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