Broker Bryant's Real Estate Ramblings

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Tutas Towne Realty, Inc. All original, all the time. Broker Bryant's ramblings on Real Estate in Central, Fl 



It depends. In Florida you have to have a real estate license to be compensated for a real estate transaction. There are a couple of exceptions (F.S. 475.011) but they do not include negotiators. Florida Statutes Chapter 475 state: You must have a real estate license if you are........ ...a pers...
Hi folks. I LOVE successful Short Sale closings. This one had a few issues but I was working with an awesome Buyer's Agent, Evelyn Broxterman, with Keller Williams in Lakeland Florida, she was able to keep the buyer on board for 6 months!! Evelyn is also one of our Short Sale Superstars. The pro...
Hi Folks. I've received several emails lately from newer members asking me questions about Blogging and how to get started and I thought this post may help. As some of you may know I have been a member of ActiveRain for almost 5 years. In fact I was member number 871. Now there are over 200,000 m...
Hi folks. I wrote an article a few weeks ago titled "If You're Going To Work Short Sales.....Know How To Get Paid" It was a simple post basically just giving agents a few ideas on how we can get paid when the lender/investor wants to slash the real estate commission. Pop over and give it a read i...
Dear: Bryant Tutas, I will like to offer $490,000.00 because I love the curb appeal of this property, please send me the contract for me to sign and return immediately this will be  my retirement home and it will be a cash buy.   1. I will want to close on 16 February, 2011               2. I wan...
  Hi folks. My partner Wendy posted this article yesterday explaining how there is not one "Flight Plan" when it comes to Short Sales. Each transaction is different with it's on set of challenges. Wendy and I are hoping that our new Short Sale Agent Training class launching in a few weeks will he...
Hi folks. Last year I had a closing for one of my Orlando Short Sale listings. This particular lender required all parties, including the agents, to sign an Arms Length Transaction Notice. This notice basically states.....well here it is. Read it for yourself. Of course as an experienced Orlando...
I ain't tellin' ........YET!! Advanced Short Sale Agent Training Launching February 5th!! Hi folks. OK so I'm so excited I can't stand it. My partner, Wendy Rulnick, and I made the decision today to launch a brand new updated Short Sale Agent Training. We did our first Short Sale Agent Training i...
  Hi folks. Be careful what you sign. The Short Sale Addendum to the Purchase Contract is a VERY impotant document. Most agents in Florida use one of the 2 addenda below. As Richard points out there are vast differences in the two. As your Florida Short Sale Broker I will make sure that the right...
Hi folks. I read a couple of posts today about Buyer's agents not being happy with the co-brokes being offered. One was featured and then disappeared. The other is a rebuttal from Glenn Roberts titled "Who Will Pay the Buyer's Agent" I was going to write my own article and then remembered...I've...

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