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My Top Three Tips for a Successful Transaction

December 13th, 2012
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It’s Time for a DTR Talk…

October 30th, 2012
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I’ve had the DTR conversations with several of my buyers lately…DTR meaning, “Defining the Relationship” between the buyers and the current real estate market. Lots of buyers feel like the market has turned their back on them.  They loved the relationship from years past…tons of inventory, negotiating so much that sellers and banks walked with

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Presidential Election vs. The Real Estate Market

October 29th, 2012
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Not sure if the rumors are true, but I’ve heard talk of an election coming up soon.  Oh, wait a minute, that’s right…Now I vaguely remember the constant media ads pleading for my vote nearly every waking second of every day.  I can’t even get through an episode of my favorite shows before I’m reminded of the

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Why The Greens at Tuscawilla is Prime to Sell in Today’s Market

June 11th, 2012
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I’m pretty excited to blog about The Greens at Tuscawilla today.  Reason being…the model is almost complete, the cabinets and granite counters are in, appliances are in, the exterior paint color has been chosen and the tile roof is installed. The excitement level of buyers and Realtors increases every day as they see this once

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Where Did the Buyer’s Market Go?

April 16th, 2012
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Have you noticed that there’s not much inventory on the market?  There also seems to be an extra number of multiple offers and bidding wars too.  What happened?   Here in Orlando (Orange and Seminole County, graph above) the sales have dramatically increased over the last few months.  Compared to the same quarter a year

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Bank of America Ready to Accelerate Florida Short Sales

April 16th, 2012
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Bank of America  will begin to sell distressed homes in Florida at a faster pace beginning this weekend. Homeowners behind on their mortgage have had to wait months while the bank waited on offers from buyers. Buyers have had to wait for months for the bank to approve deals, according to the Tampa Bay Times. The bank worked with a technology company to develop software

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Oviedo, FL Rated by Family Circle Magazine – One of Best Places to Live!!!

July 18th, 2011
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As a Florida native I’m VERY familiar with the sunshine state and neighborhoods from Palm Beach county where I grew up, all the way to Central Florida.  And as an Oviedo resident for almost 10 years, I know I’ve found the bit of paradise Family Circle Magazine has as well.  The magazine recently ranked Oviedo

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Is the market improving?

June 2nd, 2011
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The short answer, Yes.  The real estate market seems to be improving.  The inventory of homes on the market is down which could mean a possible stabilization.  Currently, Orange and Seminole county have between 4-5 months of inventory on the market. Another indication of improvement are the multiple offers that seem to be coming back

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Future of 30-year mortgages at risk?

March 8th, 2011
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Proposals to phase out Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may make 30-year fixed-rate mortgages harder to find, housing experts say. An outline drafted by the Treasury Department, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the White House and circulated last month calls for winding down Fannie and Freddie over the next five to seven

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Thank You Trulia!!

February 24th, 2011
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I just want to thank Trulia for going there.  For talking about the things that turn buyers off, like sellers who stalk buyers and Realtors throughout the house pointing out things as meaningless as a door stopper.  THANK YOU! Check out the article below to find out 6 things that turn home buyers off. We’ve

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