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Ramara Garrett is the owner/broker for The Waverly property Group, local Daytona Beach Real Estate agency. Waverly Property Group specializes in luxury waterfront, beachside and riverside homes in Day
The Premiere Real estate agency for Florida Waterfront Homes: Waverly Property Group
"Waverly is everywhere" is the buzz among local Realtors referring to Waverly Property Group. Waverly and its Broker/Owner, Ramara Garrett, have achieved huge success since opening in June 2007. In fact, Ramara's 2007 sales with Waverly totaled more than $30 million in volume!
Focusing on waterfront properties, Waverly Property Group not only does sales but also Daytona Beach Vacation Rentals.Ramara says "it's the great combination of both sales and rental investment that appeals to many of her buyer investors who are looking for a second home.
Ramara, now owner and Broker of Waverly Property Group, was formerly a top Century 21 agent in Orlando having achieved their highest rank of CENTURION with her partner (Mom) Marilyn Garrett.They are among only 110 teams in the country who have ever achieved the CENTURION rank for 5 years and thus qualify for the elite status of CENTURION Team Honor Society.
Ramara believes that blitzing multimedia with its message helps get Waverly to the top. Waverly is everywhere with the message that "Waverly is Waterfront."
Ramara stays a positive dynamo even in the current market and believes "great service and creative solutions" work whatever market conditions prevail. Ramara says she loves being in the Daytona Beach area and is excited every day watching Waverly grow.
P.J. Warner, a top Ponce Inlet agent, has more than doubled his volume since joining Waverly soon after it opened. He is the premiere real estate agent for Ponce Inlet Oceanfront Homes.Don Sixt, though new to the area, is an experienced condo specialist. Ramara is happy to announce the February opening of a brand new Waverly Property Group Branch office in New Smyrna headed by Lorretta Burn, a lifelong resident and well-known agent.Both Waverly agents and clients are attracted by Ramara's vision, enthusiasm and dedication to high standards of excellence.
Local property management group, Waverly Property Management, likes the new trend in the increased market sales and has no complaints about how the 2009 condominium market is evolving. Ramara Garrett of Waverly Property Management Group said that Waverly has noticed a rise in cash buyers looking for good deals and that cash buyers seeking properties are the beginning of an upward trend in the market. Where cash buyers are lurking and picking up condominium homes, financed buyers are soon to follow.
Waverly Property Group has come to the rescue and the Waverly Property Management team has been seeing an increase in owners and renters, leaving them with no complaints! Much of their success derives from word-of-mouth referral and getting their name and record of achievement out there for all to see. The traffic of potential clients entering Waverly Property Group’s real and virtual office stems from rave reviews from satisfied clients all over the continent (and beyond) and efficient marketing. Advertisements in major on-line and in-print publications such as the Daytona Beach News-Journal and Digest of Homes spread the word 24/7 about the variety of services Waverly Property Group has to offer. And with its Web home,www.waverlypropertygroup.com a big hit - #1 on the search engines for Daytona Beach Vacation Rentals! – it is no surprise that Waverly is hitting new heights in the vacation rental niche market.
Waverly Property Group Broker, Ramara Garrett, was featured in a recent article by HGTV on buying Waterfront homes. Ramara Garrett is a specialist in Waterfront Property in the Daytona Beach, Ponce Inlet and New Smyrna Beach areas. Waverly Property Group is the only real estate firm that also specializes in this unique market. 'Obviously, it is an honor to be considered a waterfront specialist by a nationally known company like HGTV, so I have no complaints!' said Ramara Garrett. These are great pointers for both Buyers and Realtors alike who are new to this niche market.
Mooresville, NC - Waverly Property Group, Daytona’s #1 independent real-estate company, with a focus on waterfront properties, will serve as an associate sponsor on the RHR #24 Nationwide Series entry during both season events at DIS. The 2009 season will mark Waverly Property Group’s second year as a team sponsor in NASCAR and for McClure.
It is a welcome sight for everyone! We have definitely seen an increase in real estate activity at Waverly Property Group recently, so we have no complaints! What I have noticed is that the cash buyers are out looking for good deals. That is always a good sign for the market. Even the luxury market is there again. However, we find it is the cash investors either looking for a great purchase, or a rental, or to move into their dream home. I know that I have several cash Buyers looking for luxury homes for Waverly Property Group to manage for them, usually for short term vacation rental. Property Management Groups have seen an increase in business as well. Many investors are finding great deals, and immediately placing them with a Property Management Group for rent. Waverly Property Management has been getting a lot of calls recently as tenants look for affordable rent on some of these great opportunities. So, if we all keep working hard, and think positive, we will survive these tough times!
Lower price homes are selling at Waverly Property Group As real estate in general seems to be picking up steam, at Waverly Property Group we have a lot of demand for lower priced homes. The market is definitely moving faster in that price range than others right now. Waverly just listed a cute beachside home in the $150’s and we had 3 showings in one day! Plus, this price range is great for property management groups, because the rent can be low enough to attract great tenants, and still cash flow for the owner. And I am sure tenants have no complaints about the lower rent!
Property Management Group can be invaluable to any real estate office
These days it is harder and harder to make a real estate office successful. At Waverly Property Group, it is the Property Management group that is helping our office be successful. I know many Brokers have title or mortgage in house, but don’t forget about a Property Management group! Depending on the area, you may be able to benefit from short term or long term management. Property management can definitely be a thankless job, with many complaints from tenants and owners. It is never possible to please everyone! However, with revenue down from commissions, brokers really should look at a property management group. If your office is in a tourist area, short term rentals can be excellent revenue, and a source of Buyers. Long term rentals are the most common in all areas, but again, be prepared for tenant complaints…everything is our fault! With a skilled person to handle issues, owners can benefit and so can the broker.
Thoughts on how to handle Property Management group complaints
While Property Management can be an excellent source of revenue, it is often thankless with many complaints from tenants. No matter how hard you try to please everyone, it is usually not possible. In this market, there are many new issues facing property management groups. With increasing unemployment, foreclosures on the rise, and tough economic times, even the best owner or tenant can become a liability. The most common issues have become repairs that the owner will not, or can not financially do, or even a foreclosure. In some cases, our office has been forced to bear the cost of repairs up front, and collect from later rent. In the case of foreclosure, the property management group is usually blamed by the tenant. However, it is never our job to make the mortgage payments for the owner. Personally, anytime that a tenant complains when they receive notice of a foreclosure, I offer to let them move without losing their security deposit or damaging their credit (so long as they are current on their rent). Another possibility is to help the tenant purchase the home prior to foreclosure (usually as a short sale). Then they have been able to test drive the home, and may be thrilled to be able to call it theirs… a classic example of turning a negative into a positive. Property management groups face tough complaints these days, and have to be more creative and flexible with problem solving.
"Without a doubt, Waverly has the finest vacation homes in the Daytona Beach area. I have rented vacation homes from many companies in many places, but Waverly beats them all. I recently vacationed at your Daytona Beach vacation rental, 'Siesta Sands' and I must say, that it is the best vacation rental that my family and I have ever stayed in. Direct ocean front and 7 bedrooms, WOW! Our entire family was extremely comfortable. Thank you Waverly. Terry Kirby Weston, FL"
Weston, FL 07-12-2008
"Thank you, thank you, thank you! The Waverly Team is awesome! There is no question that you guys offer the finest vacation rentals in Daytona Beach. The views from our direct ocean front home were incredible. When it comes to vacation rentals for the Coke Zero 400 or any other NASCAR race in Daytona Beach, you guys are the only choice. Just 10 minutes from the Daytona International Speedway to our 4 Bedroom, 3 bath, 3 car garage ocean front home. It does not get any better than that!"
Miami, FL 07-05-2008
"'Dear Kim, Just a note to thank you for your kind attention both before and during our recent stay. The house suited us perfectly and if there is another Avatar course in Daytona Beach, we will certainly be renting from you again. Best regards,'"
"'Hi Kim, Our group enjoyed their stay @ the Siesta Sands on Daytona Beach and I wanted to send you a note of appreciation and for the wonderful accommodations. I understand it was very lovely and everyone had a great time. We look forward to our next visit. Thank you.'"
"'Kim, I too want to say thank you for your hospitality and energy to make our stay perfect! And you did not disappoint….you delivered. Thanks again and I look forward to working with you again in the future.'"
"'Hi Kim, I wanted to let you know that we had a great time at your place ('Ocean Spray') this past week and a half. I found dealing with you and some of your staff people was a complete pleasure. So much so, I am interested in possibly booking another stay.'"
"'This beach house is fantastic: Comfortable, spacious, clean with all the modern appliances. We really enjoyed the deck with it's beautiful view of the beach. We'd love to go back.'"
"'Hi Renay, I want to thank you and the staff at Daytona Beach Luxury Rentals for making our spring break trip a success. The way you responded to our needs and concerns during our recent visit, was very professional. The house was very nice and roomy for the 12 of us. And the best part was, walking out your back doors and right onto the beach and into the ocean. We would definitely stay with you again! Thanks again for a wonderful stay"
"Thanks to all of you at Waverly Property Group. I cannot believe that you guys rented my house in less then 1 day! You have made investing in real estate such a pleasant experience. You guys rock! Leonard Bolanos Orlando, FL"
Orlando, FL 07-02-2008
"You guys no doubt have the finest vacation rentals in Daytona Beach. I have stayed in your oceanfront vacation homes 3 times now and each vacation has been even better then the first. Your company has shown my family and I the true coastal life. I can't wait to retire and enjoy the beach permanently in the world's most famous beach, Daytona Beach!"
Treasure Island, FL 05-16-2008
"I visited Ponce Inlet earlier this year and stayed in one of your rental homes on the beach for the entire month. I had a wonderful time and your staff was accomodating. I will be back next winter."
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