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By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 20
Hi folks. Every week I receive a lot of questions via email from consumers and my peers, so, I thought I would start a weekly blog series titled "ASK THE BROKER". Just submit your question on the form below and I will choose one once a week and post my response here.  ***************************...

By Darhlene Zeanwick
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Orlando, LLC)
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Top 10 Blogs Want the world to know about your favorite blogs? You can now submit your "Top 10 List" to Blogs.com. Don't forget to support your local blogosphere either and add The Poinciana Crane to your favorites or email us at Home@PoincianaHome.net if you have comments, questions, or suggesti...

By Richard D. Ferris, Florida State Certified (FHA) Appraiser
(AmcAppraisalsinc.com)
Comments 30
I read a news story from MSNBC indicating the reality now setting in on many sellers in the market.  You can read the story at http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/27648884?GT1=43001 One statement was made by a Florida seller, "We lost close to $100,000 in equity so we were walking away from real money." ...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 11
Hi folks, buckle up, it's time for a new market report. I do have some good news this month. The number of properties that have sold has increased quite drastically over the last 3 months. To be exact, sales have increased 35%!! Inventory has also remained steady with there currently being 1,172...

By Darhlene Zeanwick
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Orlando, LLC)
Comments 0
Hola Osceola Kicks Off A web site for the Hispanic community of Osceola County! Now we're talking, "El cliente es primero!" Sponsored by the Osceola News-Gazette, HolaOsceola.com offers Poinciana residents a meeting place for instantaneous distribution of information. Anyone may register and post...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 50
Hi folks. I'm sure there are many of you that are either doing short sales or want to do short sales. Therefore, I am posting this sample cover letter that may help you when submitting a short sale package to the lender. Just remember, you are submitting a fully signed and accepted contract and ...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 22
So the big news in real estate this week is.... "The National Association of Realtors reported that sales of existing homes rose by 5.5 percent from August to September to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.18 million units - far better than the flat results analysts had expected. On an unad...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 38
Hi folks, it seems like just yesterday that my business consisted mostly of listing properties for Mr. and Mrs. Regular Seller. I spent a lot of my time preparing print ads, brochures, virtual tours and making sure I got the properties disseminated throughout the Internet. When I wasn't doing the...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 48
I HATE strongly dislike having transactions fall apart at the last minute. Last Friday, I was supposed to close on one of my Poinciana Florida short sale properties. It was a pretty difficult deal that required almost 3 months of negotiating with Wells Fargo.  After many days of going back forth ...

By Darhlene Zeanwick
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Orlando, LLC)
Comments 0
Bouncing Baby "Bubbles!" As The "Four-Corners" Reporter focused their attention on Poinciana, Florida, on what looks an untamed painting of the world economic crisis, the local association manager, Jeannette Coughenor, referenced an eight-month inventory of homes in the area. Data from the MidFlo...

By Darhlene Zeanwick
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Orlando, LLC)
Comments 0
As The "Four-Corners" Reporter focused their attention on Poinciana, Florida, on what looks an untamed painting of the world economic crisis, the local association manager, Jeannette Coughenor, referenced an eight-month inventory of homes in the area.  Data from the MidFlorida MLS suggests someth...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 37
Hi folks. I originally posted this article in October of 2006. The comments on the original post (VERY HEATED DEBATE ALERT)are quite interesting. At the time, people just couldn't believe that appraisers were making downward adjustments in their appraisals for a declining market. Do you believe i...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 74
I wrote this article in July of 2006. In light of where we are at today I'd say my concerns were valid. *********************************** No money? No problem. Negotiated a deal on one of my listings yesterday. The Buyer is purchasing using 100% financing with the Seller paying closing costs. M...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 19
Hi folks. If you are looking to purchase single family homes, that will cash flow, the time is right. The homes below would rent in the $600 to $650 per month range. With 20% to 30% down each would have a positive cash flow of approximately $100 to $150 per month. There are currently 65 properti...

By Darhlene Zeanwick
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Orlando, LLC)
Comments 1
We're coming down the pike towards the last laps of the race for the White House. You're on your way to Yeehaw Junction when all of a sudden you realize, "I forgot to register to vote!" (Yeah, right.)  But let's just say that really happened. What are your options? Stop at the your next Starbucks...

By Darhlene Zeanwick
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Orlando, LLC)
Comments 0
Snippets from The Poinciana Crane (tm) One-stop Voting Registration We're coming down the pike to end the last lap of the race for the White House. You're on your way to Yeehaw Junction when all of a sudden you realize, "I forgot to register to vote!" (Yeah, right.) But let's just say that really...

By Darhlene Zeanwick
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Orlando, LLC)
Comments 0
POINCIANA, FLORIDA | As The "Four-Corners" Reporter focused their attention on Poinciana, Florida, on what looks an untamed painting of the world economic crisis, the local assocation manager, Jeannette Coughenor, referenced an eight-month inventory of homes in the area. Data from the MidFlorida ...

By Bryant Tutas, Selling Florida one home at a time
(Tutas Towne Realty, Inc and Garden Views Realty, LLC)
Comments 56
Hi folks. Many times over the years I have heard from Sellers wondering why their home hasn't sold. The usual comment is "it's priced right". Well is it really? My experience has been that any property will sell if the price is right. What is the "Right Price" in today's market? Is it "Market Va...

By Darhlene Zeanwick
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Orlando, LLC)
Comments 0
DNC My Cellie Cell phone numbers went public on Friday, August 29th, which means that you can now enjoy the thrills of receiving telemarketing calls on your costly cellie minutes. All cell phone numbers, nationwide, were released to telemarketing companies on the 29th. To prevent those telemarket...

By Darhlene Zeanwick
(Charles Rutenberg Realty Orlando, LLC)
Comments 0
Carts on the Byway While using a poorly worded and downright mean approach in their September issue of the Poinciana Pioneer, the Association of Poinciana Villages (APV) did provide some useful information about how to get rid of shopping carts littering the sidewalks and byways in Poinciana. To ...

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