real estate: Property tax challenges just got easier - 06/08/09 09:32 AM
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - June 4, 2009 - Home and business owners who think their local tax bill is too high caught a break today when Gov. Charlie Crist signed a bill that makes it easier to challenge how much a property is worth.
Flanked by business and real estate leaders, Crist put his name to HB 521. The bill lowers the burden of proof for owners who dispute property tax assessments to a preponderance of the evidence - a lower standard than the clear and convincing threshold they now must meet to overturn a property appraiser's estimate.
Local governments had successfully … (0 comments)

real estate: Bradenton, Sarasota - Local Home Sale Slide Up! - 07/26/07 02:25 PM
According to the National Association of Realtors, the Bradenton - Sarasota Real Estate Market rose 5 % in June, bucking the Florida trend.
Statewide home sales still fell 30 percent during the month, comparing ro a year ago. In contrast, the sales in our area rose 5 percent.
Only two other markets in Florida increased in June: Naples-Marco Island and Panama City.
But despite of the increasing number of sales, the median price continued to fall to $ 292,700 which is a decrease of 10 percent.
If you are looking for a home in the Bradenton - Sarasota area, give us a call @ 941.866.1666.
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real estate: 2 Story Lakefront Home at Creekwood, Lakeside II, in Bradenton, Florida - 07/01/07 02:47 PM
New Price: 399,000!!!!
 Gorgeous waterfront pool home in Bradenton, Florida @ Creekwood, Lakeside II. See all information and more pics @ www.creek-wood.info. Visit our website for all our listings: www.SaleFL.com.
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real estate: English - German Real Estate Glossary A - B - 05/30/07 03:07 PM
Real Estate & Housing Glossary
A
agent, broker der Makler (-), die Maklerin (-nen)
annual (rent paid annually) jährlich, die Jahresmiete
apartment, flat die Wohnung (-en)   apartment share/roommates die Wohngemeinschaft (WG)   adjoining / attached flat die Anliegerwohnung   condo, condominium die Eigentumswohnung   3-room apartment das 3-Zimmerwohnung   studio apartment/flat, bedsit das Atelier, das Apartment/Appartement, das Wohnschlafzimmer, die Einzimmerwohnung
area, region der Raum   Raum Lindau in the Lindau area/region
arrangement, agreement die Absprache   by arrangement nach Absprache
attic der Dachboden, der Speicher
attic apartment, mansard flat die Mansarde
attic floor, level das Dachgeschoss (DG)
available, vacant frei   available as of... frei ab...   available immediately frei ab sofort
B  
balcony der Balkon (-s or -e)
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real estate: English - German Real Estate Glossary C - E - 05/30/07 03:05 PM
C cable TV der Kabelanschluss (Kabel)
carpet, carpeting der Teppich (-e)   carpeted floors der Teppichboden   fitted carpet/wall-to-wall carpeting der Teppichboden
children welcome familienfreundlich, kinderfreundlich
classified ad die Kleinanzeige (-n)
(clothes) closet, wardrobe der Kleiderschrank (-schränke), die Garderobe (-n)
contract der Vertrag   rental contract, lease agreement der Mietsvertrag
constructed (year) das Baujahr
cowling (for chimney) der Schornsteinaufsatz (-sätze)
curtain der Vorhang (-hänge), die Gardine (-n)   lace/net curtains die Gardinen
curtain rod/rail die Vorhangstange (-n), die Gardinenstange (-n)
D deposit die Kaution (KT)
down payment die Anzahlung
E electric heat die Elektroheizung
elevator der Aufzug, der Fahrstuhl, der Lift
entrance, entry der Eingang   separate entrance eigener Eingang
entry hall die Diele (-n)
escrow (account) das Anderkonto   to put money … (0 comments)

real estate: English - German Real Estate Glossary F - H - 05/23/07 05:41 PM
F
first floor (Brit.) der erste Stock (1st above the ground)first floor (US) das Erdgeschoss (ground floor)
fixed/firm price der Festpreis
flat, apartment die Wohnung (-en)
floor (surface) der Fußboden   wood floors, parquet der Parkettfußboden
floor (story) die Etage, der Stock
floor area die Grundfläche
floor plan der Grundriss (eines Stockwerks)
floor suite die Etagenwohnung (flat occupying an entire floor)
floor tile die Fliese (-n)
flooring, floor covering der Fußbodenbelag
furnished möbliert
G
garret, mansard flat die Mansarde
gas heat die Gasheizung
ground floor das Erdgeschoss, die Parterre
gross, before expenses brutto   net, after expenses netto
H
half-basement, basement flat das Souterrain (-s)
hall, hallway der Flur
handicapped access barrierefrei, barrierefreies Wohnen
house das Haus (Häuser)   at my/our house … (1 comments)

real estate: English - German Real Estate Glossary I - L - 05/23/07 05:38 PM
I
insulated isoliert
insulation die Isolierung, die Dämmung   sound insulation, soundproofing die Schalldämpfung
K
kids OK, children welcome familienfreundlich, kinderfreundlich
kitchen die Küche (-n)
kitchenette die Kochnische (-n)
L
land, property das Grundstück
landlord der Vermieter, die Vermieterin
land register/registry der Katasterland registry office das Katasteramt
lease (v.) mieten (apt.), pachten (com.)lease out (v.) vermieten (apt.), verpachten (com.)
lease (n.) der Mietsvertrag (apt.), der Pachtvertrag (com.)
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real estate: English - German Real Estate Glossary M - P - 05/23/07 05:35 PM
M  
monthly monatlichmonthly/month's rent die Monatsmiete
mortgage die Hypotheke (-en)
N  
needs fixing, renovation renovierungsbedürftig (ren.-bed.)
net, after expenses netto   gross, before expenses brutto
no commission provisionsfrei
O  
offer das Angebot (-e)
oil heat die Ölheizung
P  
parking space der Stellplatz (-plätze)
part of town der Ortsteil, der Stadtteil
patio, terrace die Terrasse (-n)
percent, per cent das Prozent
permitted, allowed erlaubt
pets allowed Haustiere (pl.), die Tierhaltung
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real estate: English - German Real Estate Glossary R - S - 05/23/07 05:33 PM
R
real estate Immobilien (pl.)   piece of property for sale die Immobilie
real estate agent, broker der Makler, die Maklerin
renovated, remodeled renoviert, saniert
rent (n.) die Mieterent (v.) mietenrent out (v.) vermieten
renter, tenant der Mieter (-), die Mieterin (-nen)
room das Zimmer (-)
row house, attached house das Reihenhaus (-häuser)
S
shower die Dusche
square meters (sq. m) Quadratmeter (qm/m2)
storage room der Abstellraum (-räume)
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real estate: English - German Real Estate Glossary T - Y - 05/23/07 05:19 PM
T
 
tenant, renter der Mieter (-), die Mieterin (-nen)
terrace, patio die Terrasse (-n)
tile die Fliese (-n)
tile(d) floor der Fliesenboden
tiled gefliest
U
 
underground parking (garage) die Tiefgarage (-n)
V
 
vacant, available frei
vacation apartment, flat die Ferienwohnungvacation house das Ferienhaus
view die Aussicht   great view herrliche Aussicht
W
 
window das Fenster (-)
wall-to-wall carpeting der Teppichboden
Y
 
year of construction das Baujahr
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real estate: The truth about Real Estate Auctions! - 05/19/07 02:11 AM
I found this article in todays newspaper about a recent real estate auction held in Sarasota, FL. When I came across the numbers of the most famous deals I thought my calculator was broken. They sold @ 66% and 54% of the original asking price. Wowww!
Well obviously the company had taken the listings at horrible overpriced values and these couldn't sell. Instead of adjusting the asking price they intended for the fast dollar. IMO the only winner of this auction were the auctioneers as they charge not 6,7 or 8% commission. They charge 15% commission. Taking listings overpriced (to get them) and charge 15% later on. … (4 comments)

real estate: Selling your home in Bradenton, Florida - Your Realtor of Choice - 05/18/07 09:21 AM
You want to sell your home in Bradenton, Florida? - Choose the right Realtor! 
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In today‘s competitive real estate market, it takes highly dedicated, qualified professionals to provide the services required to purchase or sell your home quickly and at the best price. With choosing us as your Real Estate and Financing Consultant you get an outstanding professional team that is committed to building lifelong relationships by serving you with integrity, honesty and hard work.
We offer the following team competences:
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real estate: Important factors to consider when buying a (second) home - 05/09/07 03:50 PM
When buying a second home in Florida, there are various factors to consider.
At the beginning of the home buying process, make sure that you choose the right location for your new home. Consider recommendations of friends who already have property in this area, but be aware that their wants and needs may be different than yours.
Now, that you found the perfect house in the right location, make sure that the house and its condition are inspected by an independent home inspector. If there are any defects, clearify who is responsible for repairs.
The date of the property transfer (Closing Date) will be … (0 comments)

real estate: Village of the Arts, Bradenton, Florida - 05/08/07 09:53 AM
The Village of the Arts District is a the new jewel in the crown of downtown Bradenton, Florida. Bradenton's Downtown Development Authority sent out a call to artists interested in redeveloping a walk-to town community where artists could live, work and sell their wares.
Older cottages are being bought by those with an artistic flair or for those wanting to be a part of this renaissance community. Pick up the brochure, Village of the Arts, to explore this unique community where artists live and work.
Directions to Village of the Arts:
From I-75 & US 301: Exit SR 64 West to Bradenton. Left at … (0 comments)

real estate: The Advantage of International Marketing - 03/23/07 10:30 AM
Market knowledge (technical)
Whether it's a buyer's market or it's a seller's market doesn't matter. Price is derived by the interaction of supply and demand. The resultant market price is dependant upon both of these fundamental components of a market. An exchange of goods or services will occur whenever buyers and sellers can agree on a price. When an exchange occurs, the agreed upon price is called the "market clearing price".
As a seller we cannot change the supply. There is an amount of similar assets on the market, so the supply is set in stone for us. Of course, you can … (0 comments)

 
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