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How TWITTER is changing Information Dissemination by a Realtor in Hudson, FL - 06/28/09 04:53 PM
I joined Twitter a couple of months ago, and I am already maxed out on following @ 2001 but catching up with followers ~1500. However, of those 2000 people I follow, only 4 of them get sent to directly to my phone as text messages. infocentralnar, FAR, PRO (a local Board) & @Alyssa_Milano. Been a fan like many since she was america's sweetheart, and I like to keep up on her humanitarian work as well as her Career. At 12:40 pm EST, she ReTweeted a link from someone that had the breaking news article. That is also how the MJ death unfolded, (0 comments)
Realtor in Hudson, Florida appalled with Banks & REO's - 06/27/09 04:31 PM
While I respect the fact that we are in a profession that requires careful due diligence, I also accept the fact that in a market slowdown companies have to lay off people as their operations downsize. But I am baffled by all the, dare I say it, incompetence and lack of professionalism, as well as ability, of the people who are supposed to be your point of contact at a specific bank. I am not painting the entire industry as such, but a lot of the times a Short Sale or REO is more complicated and time consuming than it has (0 comments)
Pasco County Waterfront Market Report from a Hudson, FL Real Estate Agent - 06/25/09 01:53 PM
In May 08 only 15 houses on the water with gulf access sold. this year we were up to 18 homes, with 32 currently under contract With inventory levels at 268 homes available, that equals 15 months inventory. Tough time if you are upside down, especially with the crushing and seemingly ever increasing wind/flood insurance. I have heard many people opting to drop parts of their coverage if not all. While I do not condone nor support or advise these actions, when one finds themselves between a rock and a hard place, you make some tough decisions. If the house is (0 comments)
Hudson, FL Waterfront Gulf Access Real Estate Market Report for MAY - 06/25/09 01:31 PM
Hudson, FL Waterfront Gulf Access Real Estate Market Report for MAY I would like to first apologize for leaving this key area out of my previous reports, it will not happen again In May '09 5 waterfront gulfaccess homes in Hudson, FL closed. That is up 150% from last year (May '08 2 units sold) Now the good news is that as of this posting, 13 homes are under contract which could make for a better June, provided they can actually get to the closing table. now with 105 houses on the market presently, that equates to 21 months inventory on the (0 comments)
Via Shannon Lefevre Naples, Florida CRS (John R. Wood REALTORS Inc.): When one of Florida's top economists stated that Naples had bounced last fall, I distinctly remembered thinking...oh really...how the heck do you know. I was hesitant to be overly skeptical due to the fact that I was in complete disbelief when chirps about the Naples Florida market bouncing a few years ago came without even a hint (2 comments)
Successful first day of training the New Sales Team in Hudson, Florida - 06/14/09 01:36 PM
So my new venture is up and running online, glitch free. took months to figure out the crawlers from The Search Engines was conflicting with some Java-script, causing the site to crash, and crash often. But it has been smooth sailing now for a few months. our Beta Testers/Load Testers showed it was stable, But after a year + in development, tweaking all along the way, it has been hard to stay up beat because of negative feedback from people Not in the Know. All the negative sentiment of trying to launch a business in a faltering economy, eventually it starts (0 comments)
Any creative ways to Sell this Condo? - 06/14/09 01:21 PM
The rules recently changed and one needs 30% down to buy a condo. Now if you have $15k are you really looking at $50k condo's? As nice as this unit is, I think only a cash buyeer wwould be interested. Any suggestions???? Sellers rode it all the way down as the market collapsed and just want to get rid of the overhead costs. They know they are going to lose money http://dan1.LoveTheGulf.com it's a nice all ages community with ~65 units right next to the counties only mall. Place used to be a gold mine for me. I cant give the (1 comments)
Fabulous Condo For sale $54.9k 2/1 975 sq Hudson, Florida - 06/13/09 05:09 PM
This first floor end unit 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath Great room plan will not last. Not only do you have only 1 neighbor but on the other side is a preserve / nature park. For all the details and a virtual tour check out http://dan1.lovethegulf.com . Bummer. Points taken back because my post was less than 50 words. Well that is one way to learn the rules :-) (3 comments)
New Twist on Marketing Real Estate Listings in Todays Social Media. Hudson, Florida - 06/13/09 03:54 PM
Check out http://AgentListingWebsites.com and use coupon code RealtorVIP for half off first month, no contract EVER. My service Does just that. it includes, on every listing page you generate, the AddThis tool, which allows you, with the click of your mouse, to share the new listing with many of your Social Media Networks. Not only that, but when you go on a listing appointment, you bring the rider sign, with the web address for the house. And you tell the seller that this sign will hang in your yard and it will Sell YOUR house and only your house. It is (0 comments)
Hudson, FL Foreclosure report - 06/13/09 02:52 PM
WOW Despite 117 SFR currently on the market offered in some stage in Foreclosre, for the entire month of may only 3 actually closed Condo's only have 88 on the market disclosing the foreclosure, but I suspect the number is higher, much higher. However, in May NO Condos in foreclosure sold and as for the Mobile homes. only 1 of them is listed as for sale but in foreclosure, and one actually sold in may while in some stage of foreclosure. I thought alot more short sales and the like were taking place, but i guess they are falling apart before reaching (0 comments)
Hudson, Florida May market update - 06/13/09 12:40 PM
Currently in Hudson teh worst property there is to sell is a Condo, I am afraid to say While there are only 83 Condo's currently for sale, there are 0 under contract, and only 2 sold in May, down from 5 in April. That means there is almost 3 1/2 years inventory on the market 8-( Now in a close second place would be the Mobile Home market in Hudson. While there are only 66 mobile homes for sale currently, in May only 3 sold, down from 5 in April. And there are only 5 units under contract presently. That equates to 22 Months, (2 comments)
Hard Sell or Soft Sell in Hudson, Florida Real Estate - 06/12/09 03:50 PM
So which is appropriate for a REALTOR®? As a Stock Broker trained on Wall St., specifically 90 Broad St, I was groomed in the buy or die philosophy of the hard sell. You keep closing the prospect until they open an account and buy stock, or hang up the phone. this is the tried and true Straightline Pitch taught in every brokerage house/Investment Bank in the High net worth individuals division. And as you can tell Brokers make fortunes despite the fact that the High net worth Individual that is targeted knows the script as well as, if not better than, (0 comments)
Hudson, FL Gulf of Mexico Sky on fire - 06/10/09 03:16 PM
Not sure how it happened but this is an Illusion. Most likely the Wrong setting on the camera, but made for one hell of a picture
Hurricane Preparedness 2009 Hudson, FL - 06/10/09 12:10 PM
http://tampabayprepares.org/The above link takes you to the professionals full report on how to prepare and survive during the Hurricane season, on the off chance you find yourself riding one out. I will leave the fine details to the expert as I am but a Realtor.However I must emphasize the need to plan ahead you should have multiple locations pre-determined where you and your family/friends will rendezvous to escape the Hurricane, to find each other after the hurricane stock up on gasoline so you can get to where you need to be to avoid the danger or meet up afterwards with the (1 comments)
W. Pasco Florida Housing Update - 06/10/09 12:08 PM
Closed deals on SFR fell again to 269 for the month of mayand there are 2794 homes currently on the market That is ~10 months inventory which is another decrease in inventory. And that is a good thing, but i fear it is only temporary as the Presidents policies have had banks holding back on foreclosures, and we may see a surge before the year is up (0 comments)
W. Pasco Condo update - 06/10/09 12:06 PM
There are 459 Condo's on the market presentlyUnfortunately only 22 Condo's actually sold in Maywhich means 20 months inventory
for local realtors this is MLS zones 101-109 (0 comments)
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