As we get older and wiser, there are certain moments or conversations from when we were young that have stayed with us our entire lives. Whether it was a talk with your crazy uncle after he had too much wine or a the third grade teacher that you had a crush on.
In my life I've had many such [...]
Creating an emotional attachment for your home can get it sold faster than you can say Uncle.
Out of the blue, we received a call from potential clients, Doug and Barbara, about them wanting us to list their home for them in Downtown Orlando. They were referred to us by Doug’s parents Rick and[...]
I was speaking to a relative the other day...[who shall remain nameless]...she said that her and her hubby really want to start flipping houses with minor repairs like paint and carpet, and make a "quick flip" she said. I tried my best to hide the fact that I was choking on my own saliva so as [...]
1- Curb Appeal
Believe it or not curb appeal is the #1 factor that affects the time a home is on the market. By making your home look it's best from the street, your off to a good start.
2- Good School Districts
Studies show that homes in good school districts sell faster and at a [...]
Don’t let the name fool you, Orlando short sales take a long time! The reason being is that a short sale means that the bank loses money so you can’t blame them for not being in a rush. This can however be helpful to the homeowner by allowing them time to get their house sold and [...]
Like the hometown carnival that comes around once a year, the Orlando real estate profession attracts a large variety of personalities from all over the world. Quite often people are attracted to the real estate industry because they like the idea of depositing fat commission checks and being [...]
Your mortgage payment is just the beginning
You finally did it! After looking at dozens of homes with your Orlando realtor, you’ve traded in renting for owning. So what now? If you haven’t found out yet, you may be surprised that there are a lot more expenses involved with owning a [...]
This is a stunning 2,032 sq ft 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home complete with bonus room which can easily be used as a spare bedroom or an office. This property is located in the highly sought after community of Waterford Lakes. It features gorgeous hardwood floors throughout, with ceramic [...]
So when you go to sell a home, you want to get the highest price for it right? Your goal should be to squeeze as many dollars out of it as humanly possible.
To do that…you need to have a plan or strategy in mind so that you can maximize your efforts.
On today's episode will discuss some [...]
The typical seller believes that once they pay off their loan and pay their Orlando realtor whatever commission was agreed upon then they get the rest of what’s left over. Very few homeowners give much thought to closing costs. When we say closing costs, we are referring to all the taxes, fees [...]