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Wellington Short Sale Agents help you get your Wellington Short Sale closed. Wellington Luxury homes and Wellington Fl Real Estate; Bringing buyers and sellers together for over 12 years in Southern Florida. We bring over 30 years of marketing, sales, negotiating and consulting experience in the Real Estate field. My husband Nestor Gasset and I work together in his brokerage, International Propertiesand Investments, Inc. Designations we hold are CIPS, ABR, GRI. Our expertise is in listing and selling luxury homes, land parcels and new construction projects. Nestor also puts together land deals, condo projects and medical plazas in Palm Beach County, Florida including Wellington, Royal Palm Beach, West Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Lake Worth, Lantana, Greenacres and surrounding areas.
Nestor Gasset graduated from Ball State University with a bachelor degree. He was born in Havana, Cuba and immigrated to the states with his father, mother and brother in the midst of Fidel Castro's coupe. His father got a job working in Indiana for the auto industry. He discovered that sports were his passion as a young preteen and high school student. Nestor was consistently at the top of the sports events. In college he discovered a passion for Judo/ Karate and loved to compete.
After graduating from College he moved to Houston Texas where he became the the top salesperson for interior finishes for new construction such as wallcovering and flooring along with other interior finishes. This gave him a complete education in learning all the details of construction from the architectural plans to the finishing interior details. Thus began his interest in Real Estate Investing which then led him to helping others find their dream homes as a Realtor.
Helping sellers and buyers reach their Real Estate dreams stirred Nestor's soul and he became a highly successful Realtor obtaining Top Producer awards on a consistent basis. As he saw the smile on each face of each person he helped he knew that this was his passion. Nestor Gasset keeps on top of the market and has a sixth sense when it comes to future development.
Nestor enjoys working out at the gym. He also enjoys golf, snorkeling, Spearfishing and boating. We make it to the beach at least once a month with our kids. Nestor has been a coach and sponsor of numerous Little League, Baseball, Basketball and Football teams for youth.
Professional Information ,Nestor Gasset, CIPS, ABR, GRI
Bachelor Degree 1979, Essentials of International Real Estate, Europe and International Real Estate, Asia/Pacific International Real Estate, The Americas International Real Estate, Investment and Financial Analysis of International Real Estate, Standards of Practice, Essential Real Estate Techniques, Real Estate Specialties, Case Studies in Acquisition Analysis, Commercial Contracts, Commercial Real Estate Investment and Development Analysis Course, Code of Ethics, Core Law, Accredited Buyers Representative, Appraising, Contracts, Real Estate Law Contracts, Law of Agency, Real Estate Finance, Real Estate Marketing, Real Estate Investments, Commercial Property Management, Selling Skill and Management (Xerox), working on my CCIM and on going Continuing Education.
Real Estate Consultant in Florida and Texas with Re/Max, Keller Williams and Continental Properties, Inc., currently Broker of International Properties and Investment, Inc.
Working with commercial and residential properties and land assemblages. Working relationship with other Real Estate Brokers (US & International), Counties Planning and Zoning Department, Land Acquisition Managers and Directors, Consumers, Investors, Financial Institutes, Attorneys, Human Resource Department (Relocation),Corporation Executives, Developers, Builders and Contractors. Can read blue prints and survey maps.
Building Product Consultant at the Manufacturing, Wholesale and Retail level. Working relationship with Architects, Engineers, Interior Designers, General and Sub Contractors, Property Management Firms, Developers, Builders and Specification Writers. Understanding of building materials. Working with firms such as; Bayer Corporation, Shell Oil, Exxon, Southwestern Bell, Pulte/DiVosta Homes, Centex Homes, Pencor Instruments, General Tire and Rubber, Borden Chemicals, Isgo Corporation, Milliken and Company, Chevron, Gerald D. Hines, Marriott Inn, Ramada Inn, Humana Hospital, HOK Architects, 3D International Architects, SOM Architects and several Real Estate Brokerage Firms (US & International).
Affiliations: Prior or current: Florida Association of Realtors National Association of Realtors Texas Association of Realtors Who's Who in International Real Estate Palm Beach Realtor Association Palm Beach County Commercial Society Member Houston & Association of Realtors Texas Association of Architects Institute of Business Designer American Society of Interior Designers Graduate of Realtors Institute Certified International Property Specialist Accredited Buyers Representative Greater Houston Builder Association Painting and Decorators of America Short Sale and Foreclosure Resource Florida Association of Realtors Miami Association of Realtors Port St. Lucie Association of Realtors National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professional National Hispanic Organization of Real Estate Associates National Association of Real Estate Brokers National Association of Independent Real Estate Brokers
Received several awards for Top Agent, Top Lister, Top Sales from Re/Max, Keller Williams and Continental Properties, Inc.
Received several awards for exceeding sales in building products from organizations such as Isgo Corporation, Borden Chemicals, General Tire and Rubber among others.
Katerina Gasset was inside teaching other children; make believing she was the teacher, while other kids were playing on the playground. Her daydreams were of opening orphanages and helping others to grow to their potential. At the age of 12 she was asked to teach summer school to younger children who could not read at their grade level. Her passion to coach, train, teach, motivate and inspire others to be all that they are designed to be can be seen in action through out her entire life. She started speaking in Elementary School. Her teachers nurtured this natural talent.
She went to work at a fast food place at age 16 when she first arrived in Hawaii, worked there two weeks, quit and never went back to being an employee again. She knew being an Entrepreneur was the only way to fulfillment. Katerina then went to designing school and started her design business along with a successful acting and modeling career in Hawaii and Japan.
Katerina went on to have 6 children (5 by the time she was 30 years of age). She home schooled her 6 children along with a very lucrative Real Estate Career and an Owner of several Tae Kwon Do schools.
During her Real Estate Career; she has been licensed in 3 different states and has earned many honors, certifications and sales awards. Coaching buyers and sellers created her success as well as speaking at seminars on the mental process of buying and selling and creating win/ win contracts for all parties involved.
As a Tae Kwon Do school owner, she became one of the top marketing specialists, motivational coaches and breaking barriers coaches and instructors. She created the mission statements, vision boards, director of sales positions, program directors functions and instructors, mental development programs. Katerina taught and coached goal setting, visions and dreams, stepping out of comfort zones, facing fears and breaking through limited beliefs, self- esteem, self- confidence, self-discipline in group and one on one settings. She also took her coaching program to day care centers, schools, sports programs and art programs for children and adults. She trained other school owners in program development, goal setting, creating synergy, team development, vision statements. She also trained children, youth and adults from white belt to black belt. She is a 2nd degree black belt, certified instructor.
Katerina Gasset is culturally diversified. She is first generation born American from her Mother's family who is from Latvia. She lived in Europe for 4 years, Hawaii for 5 years and throughout the States, Mexico and Canada. She traveled to Japan, Philippines, China and Korea for business. She was part of an experimental bussing program in her freshman year to East Palo Alto Ravenswood High School.
Her passion has always been to help others see their greatness; break through their limiting beliefs to live the life of their dreams. With over 29 years of teaching and coaching experience; her coaching causes her clients to stretch beyond their comfort zones and accept their magnificence. Katerina uses the law of attraction and universal laws in her coaching. Her vision is to impart this knowledge and understanding on a global level and reach all those who want to discover their passion, purpose and voice!
Awards, Certifications and Acclaims:
Active Rain RainCamp Keynote Speaker Certified International Property Specialist - 2nd Degree Certified Black Belt Instructor and School Owner - Certified Sexual Harassment and Assault Instructor - Certified Pressure Points Control Tactics Instructor-Certified Joint Manipulation Instructor - Top Producer, Top Sales, Top Lister - Realtor Honor Society Member - Million dollar club member - Remax Executive Club - Past President Central Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce - Education committee Central Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce - Educational Kinesiology Practitioner - Natural Health Advocate - Published Author - Sunday School Teacher, Children, Youth and Adult classes - Church Activities Director - Cub Scout Den Leader
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Parental Role in Child Self Esteem-Chamber of Commerce Children's Self Esteem-Chamber of Commerce Self Esteem in Adults-Community Center Building Belief-Seattle Adult Education Breaking Through Limited Beliefs-Bellevue Community Center Dreams, Visions and Goals-Various Venues Goal Setting-Various Venues Self Defense for Women-Chamber of Commerce / Tae Kwon Do events ADD and behavior modification-Women's Groups Real Estate Trends-Real Estate Companies, Chamber of Commerce Mind over Matter
SEO To The Top, SEO Extreme, Expired Listing Secrets Breaking Through Limited Beliefs - Self- esteem - Break Through Imagined Barriers - Building Self Discipline - Kinesiology and behavior modification - Behavior Modification naturally - Natural Remedies, Natural Self Healing - Developing Leadership skills
Program Development: Kinesiology integration with Tae Kwon Do Kinesiology and ADD; behavior modification Tae Kwon Do programs for behavior modification for kids and Adults with ADD
Publications: Kinesiology in Tae Kwon Do for behavior Modification and coordination Self Esteem articles in various Chamber of Commerce publications Tae Kwon Do newsletters Community newspapers, various Press Releases for all mediums
SEO coach, Real Estate Coach, Website makeover consultations Tae Kwon Do Instructors - Tae Kwon Do Students - Program Directors - Tae Kwon Do School Owners - Small Business Owners - Real Estate Agents - Network Marketing Distributors - Mortgage Brokers/ Loan Officers - Individuals - Students
Wellington Florida Short Sale Agents
We are Wellington Short Sale agents and work with strategic short sales and hardship short sale cases. Wellington Fl Luxury homes, Wellington Fl Real Estate, Lake Worth, Loxahatchee, Royal Palm Beach. West Palm Beach, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Greenacres, Lantana, Manalapan,Palm Beach, South Palm Beach, Hypoluxo, Ocean Ridge, and Waterfront Luxury homes in Palm Beach County, Florida. We have weathered all Real Estate climates good and not so good
. In our market we know how to market our listings so that they will get sold if they are properly priced. We love referrals. Referrals are the nature of our business.
Our expertise is in selling properties that other agents have not been able to sell. We have a large portfolio of expired listings that when we marketed those listings we had them sold. Residential, Investment, Land Acquisition and Commercial Real Estate are the focus of International Properties and Investments, Inc. Nestor Gasset has put together land assemblages for Pulte Homes, Centex Homes and Integrity Development in South Florida. Nestor Gasset is also licensed in Texas as a Real Estate Agent.
What Happy Wellington Florida Sellers Say About US
I must tell you, prior to meeting you, I’ve never really imagined I could have the business I have today. I know I’ve always wanted to be successful in everything I do but I never really knew how. It was reading your posts and getting to know you as a friend that inspired to make me be the person that I am now. Thanks for inspiring me through your writings and your friendship. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you.
Faithfully at your service,
Real Estate Broker/ Realtor
Wellington Short Sale Agents!- Chase Short Sale Approval in THREE DAYS!!!
This one is for the history books! We did our happy dance with this short sale approval!
Negotiating the offer between the buyer and the seller took longer than it took us to negotiate the short sale with Chase and get the approval letter for the short sale.
The purchase price of the house was $750,000.
Nestor did a great job getting the seller a fully paid and satisfied lien release as well as NO deficiency to the seller! And he got it in writing from Chase!
This was a CASH transaction, no appraisal and Chase owned the note so it was only brought to committee which of course saves time. We also double ended it. The buyer did have their own attorney to represent them and also an agent who was not licensed in the state of Florida.
We closed within a few days of getting the acceptance letter and the buyers now have an Equestrian Center home for the Equestrian seasons here in Wellington Florida.
Here is what the sellers wrote after the closing:
We wanted to take a few minutes to say goodbye!
We sold our home today to a very excited first-time homeowner. The reason we want to say farewell is because we tried to be involved with this community and got to know many of you as homeowners and friends.
We bought at the peak and saw the prices drop almost 50%, it was a bad investment for us, just bad timing. We truly wanted to make of Carriage Pointe our home for many years to come..., however we had no idea what we were getting into (first time home owners) and although this homes are great and we enjoyed enormously our house we did not expect to have such high rates of tenants, then the maintenance and investment in the community were compromised due to today's economy and just did not add-up for us, so we have found a buyer for our home, of course we were "under-water", fortunately the bank forgave us for the difference and we are free. If any of you need advice, I recommend to do research and then some more research, because every single situation is different and particular. I truly wish all of you the best. For some the best is to find some kind of arrangement with their banks, for some will be walking-out, short selling or in some cases even foreclosing.
The market will pick-up, eventually, lucky those who have the time, money and patience to wait.
To Jim, mil gracias. To all who have the best interest in CP, thank you. CP is in good hands. It was nice to meet you all, the nice and the ugly and even to the ugly I wish good luck...
I also wanted to recommend my realtor, she specializes in short sales, is very professional and knows her business.
She understands the process, the way different banks work with short sales, showcased my home very well, negotiated with my bank for them to forgive us for the difference and I understand will be doing some seminars on short sales soon.
Please know that I am not recommending a short sale for your property and some loans don't qualify for this type of sale anyway.
I just wanted to thank you again for all your effort and hard work. I can truly say that I have never had a real estate agent work as diligently and persistently as you both did selling this condo. I really thought it would be impossible to sell the condo in this brutal market, but you somehow came up with multiple buyers and put a deal together. I will highly recommend you to anyone I know who is in the market to buy or sell property in the Palm Beach area.
You guys are the BEST!!!
Thanks Again!! Sincerely,
Dear Nestor and Katerina,
I wanted to take a few minutes to write this short note and express my deepest thanks and gratitude for helping us with the sale of my home recently in Wellington, FL.
I was not entirely sure of how my situation with a home that was totally "upside down" was going to unfold, and I had no experience with the short sale process. There was very little information available on this subject on the internet, and the Realtors I spoke with prior to engaging you seemed to know even less than I did. You were clearly very knowledgeable about the process, and were able to describe the general flow of how things would work, and answered all my questions. You were able to put my mind at ease about the entire process, and made me feel confident that we could complete the short sale transaction. I am especially grateful for your prompt responses, and you were very easy to get in touch with whenever we needed to.
I wanted to thank you for dealing with the PMI company when they nearly derailed the whole deal. You were able to expertly guide the process past this snag and get them to accept the offer. And need I mention the last minute near disaster with the buyers on the night before closing? Yet again you intervened quickly and made sure that this transaction was completed and went through closing the next day.
I would not hesitate to recommend your services to anyone, as you carried yourself professionally at all times. You helped my family through a rough spot in our lives and helped us move on to a new and brighter future. I would be glad to speak to anyone in the future if they ever would like a reference.
The first time I read in one of Katerina's posts wherein she stated that she and Nestor have a 100% successful track record closing their short sale listings, all I could say was WOW! To say that I was impressed would be an understatement. I know how difficult short sales can be for sellers, buyers, listing agents and buyers agents. I also know that, when compared with the complexity and degree of difficulty involved in listing short sales, a Buyers Broker's job is far easier.
Our job, as a Buyers Broker, may be complicated with new and different procedures for each listing, each approving lender(s), each property, etc. However, it's a piece of cake when compared with the complexity of the listing side of short sale transactions.
GO WITH EXPERIENCE! I am a firm believer in the value of experience, particularly for financial advice, products or services.
If a home buyer is in need of short sale real estate brokerage services, they should be seeking the services of a broker with successful short sale experience.
If a real estate agent or broker is in need of referring a home owner/seller in need of short sale services, it makes sense to make the referral to an experienced broker with successful short sale experience.
Last October 2008, I received a request for information about short sales. However, the property happened to be in Florida. So, I did what I always do when in need of help with any real estate matter in Florida, I contacted Bryant Tutas of Tutas Towne Realty, Inc. I refer all matters involving Florida real estate to Bryant Tutas. If it's a buyer, Bryant will either help the buyer himself or, if the buyer is not in his area or for some reason he can't help the buyer himself, Bryant will contact an agent who can.
When I contacted Bryant about the short sale prospect, he immediately contacted Katerina Gasset who is in the geographical area of the property. Katerina took over, listed the property, worked through a myriad of problems and finally, last week closed the sale.
I LOVE FEEDBACK. I got better and more frequent feedback from Bryant and Katerina about a referral about 1000 miles away than I often get from agents 10 miles away. I love feedback. Bryant kept me posted and Katerina would call when things looked like they might not work out.
THERE WERE A FEW PROBLEMS:
Ball 1. The property was listed for about $270,000. No problem getting a contract with the seller. The bank turned it down.
Ball 2. Cash buyer made offer of $235,000. Bank countered to $260,000. Buyer walked.
OVER THE MONTHS, THINGS BECAME A TAD TEDIOUS.
Strike 1. Tenant refused lockbox, access and made it generally difficult to show.
Strike 2. Owner tried to cancel listing and wouldn't communicate with broker.
NOT OUT YET!
The property went under contract in July and the tenant moved out in August. It appeared from the feedback that Katerina got tough with the owner who got tough with the tenant.
Over the period of the past 11 months, when the property would go under contract, Katerina or Bryant would call me with an update. Of course, they also called when a contract would fall apart.
The property finally closed for $235,000, the same price the bank rejected months ago.
I WROTE THIS RE REFERRAL OFF ABOUT 5 MONTHS AGO. I underestimated the tenacity of Katerina and Nester. They are a powerful, experienced, hard working team who know short sale processes as well as anyone in their market. Of course Bryant Tutas is in the same league which is why this referral had a successful outcome.
LAST WEEK, I got e-mail from Bryant that the property closed and the check was on the way.
THE MESSAGE IS, when making buyer or seller referrals, go with experience and folks who will keep you in the loop. You just might be getting a referral check in the mail.
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