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pasco florida: The Greatest Compliment I Could Have Recieved - 07/15/11 10:51 AM
I am from the school of thought that Prospecting MUST be accompanied by Marketing. I am drawn to Marketing since it was my minor in College. I send out letters and flyer's to expired listings, For Sale By Owners and For Rent By Owners and yes I have gotten listings this way or at the very least I get to preview FSBOS and get a commission agreement in place should I find a buyer.
This week I mailed out 6 Marketing Flyer's to For Rent by Owners. I received a call yesterday from a very nice lady who told me she (4 comments)
pasco florida: Renters are SCARED!! - 07/13/11 09:00 AM
I list homes for rent in Pasco County Florida as well as for sale and I will work with a buyer or two. When a person or family calls me from one of my Rental Signs I immediatly try to assist them in getting a home that fits their need. Sometimes it is Not the one I have listed. We talk and get to know each other and I build a relationship with them when I can. I do get a lot of "Ok, thanks" and click. Lately while having these conversations I have noticed a trend. Quality Renters are SCARED TO RENT (5 comments)
pasco florida: Hurricane Season in Here RU Prepared?? - 06/01/11 09:27 AM
hur·ri·cane/ˈhəriˌkān/Noun 1. A storm with a violent wind, in particular a tropical cyclone in the Caribbean. 2. A wind of force 12 on the Beaufort scale (equal to or exceeding 64 knots or 74 mph). I have a good friend who lives in South Florida and he is paralized and lives his life in a wheelchair. I worry about him every Hurrican Season. I want to share with you some of the Ways He Stays Prepared for the Hurricanes and I have adopted this in my own home too. Get yourself a Large plastic Tote with a lid. In the (3 comments)
Wells Fargo has donated $25,000.00 to the West Pasco Habitat for HumanityOrganization which in cooperation with the West Pasco Board of Realtors are now able to have our first Realtor Built Home in Pasco County. The "Buy It and Bolt It" campaign is gaining momentum. We urge everyone in the Real Estate Business to Purchase the "Support Home Ownership for All" license plate. The proceeds from the tag help support neighborhood (6 comments)
pasco florida: Power of Proper Property Pricing! - 05/14/11 10:06 AM
I tried to get a long titile with rhyming P's but I have not hade enough coffee to be that clever today. I am awake enough to point out one HUGE indicator of wheather or not Your Home is Priced Properly. I realize that every homowner feels their home is worth its weight in gold. I am no diferent when it comes to my own home in Port Richey, Florida. Unfortunatly, Home Buyers and the public at large do not see Our Homes in the same light. When determining Your Homes Value, you must look at all the information that your (4 comments)
Trinity Florida is located on the Eastern Side of New Port Richey. It is conveniently located close to the Suncoast Parkway which makes it a Great Location for People who have their employment in Tampa. The Subdivisions included in Trinty, Florida not shown on the map above include Trinity East and Balantre. Trinity is a Planned Urban Development which includes a University, Golf Courses, Upscale Dining and Shopping. Most recently addedd to the Community is a State of the Art Hospital. Trinity Florida tuly has it all. Homes range from Single Family 5 bedroom homes to 2 bedroom villas all set in a Beautiful Florida (0 comments)
pasco florida: The Dream of Home Ownership - 05/10/11 01:28 PM
The Dream of Home Ownership. What can I say about the dream of owning your own home? I remeber when I was in my early 20's and working too hard for too little and renting away my income I had a Dream Home in mind for myself. Not necessarily something out of better homes and gardens but a nice cozy home all my own. Well I finally was able to get that cozy home of my own and I am a happier person for it. It is no surprise to me that my Career is to Serve People looking to (3 comments)
pasco florida: I Don't Need No Stinking Market Analysis!! - 05/02/11 07:18 AM
Almost any Realtor(R) will be happy to perform a Comparative Market Analysis for your Home. This Market Analysis is a tool to assist you in pricing your home based on the activity in your neighborhood. It is an informal analysis of homes that are comparable to yours, that have sold in your neighborhood. It takes into account your homes features and size and uses homes that are as similar to yours as possible.
These homes can be ones currently for sale and ones that have sold. This will give you a good guide as to what Value the Buyers in your (2 comments)
pasco florida: Pasco Opportunity Properties!! - 04/29/11 07:24 PM
In Pasco County Florida we have one of the Nations Most Sucessful Neighborhood Stabalization Programs Available to median income families. As a Preferred Agent of the Pasco Opportunity Program I am able to assist Home Buyers in purchasing one of the fully remodeled and renovated homes. The Tampa Bay Community Development Company in effort with Pasco County Florida has purchased and renovated distressed property and is offering them for sale. Pasco County is offering to qualified home buyers up to $30,000.00 to purchase and close on these homes. These funds are paid back over time at 0% interest. Hovever you may pay cash for (0 comments)
pasco florida: Spring is Springing Here in Florida....Are You Still Shoveling? - 02/16/11 08:50 AM
We booked a camping trip for this weekend since the weather will be in the upper 70's. Are you still shoveling snow? Did you enjoy scraping your windshield every morning this winter? Was it fun to winterize and cover your pool? Did you enjoy putting on boots, gloves, coat and hat just to walk the dog? IF YOU ANSWERED "NO" TO ANY OF THESE QUESTIONS CALL ME TO START YOUR RELOCATION TO FLORIDA'S GULF COAST WITH ROCK BOTTOM DEALS ON BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTED HOMES AND AMAZING DEALS ON RE-SALE HOMES NOW IS THE TIME TO MAKE THAT MOVE AND START HAVING (5 comments)
pasco florida: What Is Florida Homestead Exemption? - 01/18/11 10:14 AM
What Is Homestead? Homestead Exemption is a constitutional guarantee that reduces the assessed value of Residential Property by $25,000 for qualified Perminent Residents and an additional $25,000 exemption for values over $50,000. What Qualifies You for the Exemption? The Home must be your Primary Residence You may Not have Homesteaded Property in any Other State What Other Exemtions Are Available? $500 Widow's and Widower's Exemption $500 Disability Exemption $5,000 Service-Connected Disability Exemption with 10% disability Totally & Permanently Disabled Persons who meet the requirements for Homestead Exemption and Who are Totally and Permanently Disabled are exempt from ALL ad valorem taxation (1 comments)
pasco florida: Stellar Customer Service is Key - 01/14/11 11:03 AM
I have always believed that without customers you have no business. Without Customer Service you have no Customers. Your Customer Service is a Good Barometer of your Integrity and Character. Yesterday evening around 5:30pm while I was having dinner with my Mom my phone rang. The ringtone told me it was a customer or a lead. I love designated ring tones just for this reason. A few seconds later I heard Peter Griffin laugh which told me I had a voicemail. (If you do not know who Peter Griffin is it is ok) I finished my dinner and checked my phone. It (2 comments)
pasco florida: Spring Is Coming to The Gulf Coast - 01/07/11 10:11 AM
Thats right. Spring is coming. Some of you are sitting there thinking ..... Its cold and snowy outside....What Is This Guy Thinking? I'm thinking that if you are sick and Tired of the Cold and Snow, You need to make this Spring your First Spring in a Warmer Climate. Last Spring Flat Stanley came to Visit and he Moved here to Sunny Florida's Gulf Coast. New Port Richey, Florida has many waterways to access the Gulf of Mexico and Flat Stanley just Loves taking his boat out and hitting the Gulf to water ski, fish or just work on his (0 comments)
pasco florida: Home Buying 101 - 01/03/11 09:37 AM
This weekend I was chatting over the backyard fence with my neighbor who is a Loan Processor for a Major Mortgage Lender. The conversation turned to Real Estate as it always does and It got me thinking about Home Buying. Before you start surfing the net for a home take a few minutes and discuss with your family these topics. WANTS - what is it that you "want" in your next home? Maybe its a fireplace, pool, spa etc... NEEDS - What do You "need" in your next home? How many bedrooms? Formal Dining Room? How Many Bathrooms? LOCATION - Do (3 comments)
pasco florida: Burglar Proofing Your Home - 01/01/11 08:11 PM
Feeling safe in your home is paramount for every homeowner and their families. I realize that some you do not receive my monthly newsletter so I wanted to share some of the key Points in This Months Newsletter Regarding Burglary Prevention. Tips on Safeguarding your Home Make sure all exterior doors have good locks. At the very least you want a dead-bolt lock with a 1" throw. Always lock up when you go outside. Secure sliding glass doors with bars or locks to prevent the door from sliding on it's track. An old broom handle works very well. Make sure all (3 comments)
9,543 Homes Were Placed on The Sales Market 3,976 Homes Sold $81,014 Was The Low Sales Price $203,754 Was the High Sales Price
There are Still Plenty of Homes currently on the Market at Amazing Prices. This Market Report Covers Hudson Florida south to Holiday on the Gulf Coast. The information is only as accurate as the source from which it came. When You are Ready To Buy or Sell a Home in West Pasco, Florida Give Me a Call. I know The Area, I know the (0 comments)
pasco florida: Move to Sunny Florida!! - 12/27/10 11:11 AM
The Florida Lifestyle is a marriage of City Life and Coastal Life with Amazing Agricultural Land and Woodlands. Here in Pasco County we Have The Best of All of Them. While Most of the Country is Batteling Harsh Weather we are enjoying fun in the sun Hudson Beach is just one of the areas Beaches You can lay out and work on your tan, walk the boardwalk or have a nice picnic at one of the covered gazebos. If you don't feel like making your own lunch there are 2 Restaurants for you to choose from. The Inn on The Gulf (3 comments)
pasco florida: Are Home Prices Still Declining? - 12/20/10 08:52 AM
This is a good question that was posed to me by a potential buyer this weekend at a get together. ARE home Prices still dropping? I can only speak my opinion and what is going on in my area of paradise. My answer may be perceived as double sided or something a politician might say. "It depends on how you look at it" YES prices are low low low and NOW is the time to buy. YES prices are still dropping.....Because some homeowners do not want to face reality and force their agents to list high (not buy gunpoint I'm sure (0 comments)
pasco florida: Why Use A Comparative Market Analysis? - 11/16/10 08:28 AM
Selling your home in todays market takes consistant marketing. Price is very important in todays Buyers Market. Trying to sell your home while asking too high a price is impossible. Pricing your home too low is not a good thing either. Here is where a Comparative Market Analysis will help you. The Comparative Market Analysis is a report your Realtor(R) can give you on "comparable" sales in your area. It will include homes that are similar to yours in size, features and annual costs within a 1 to 2 mile radius of your home that have sold in the last 6 (2 comments)
pasco florida: Winter is Coming....Where Will You Be? - 08/16/10 10:40 AM
Another winter is creeping up on the North. As a born and bread Yankee from NY I know how bitter cold the winters can be. You do not have to shovel your way through another winter!! Florida's Gulf Coast is exactly what you need. Hernando and Pasco Counties on Floridas Gulf Coast are excelelnt relocation destinations for our Northern Neighbors. In fact, Spring Hill, Florida has seen more New Yorkers relocate to it than any other city in Florida. With Large Homes at Unbeatable Prices, Good Schools and Low Taxes why wouldn't you consider moving here?
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