real estate advice: Vocabulary Every Home Buyer & Seller Should Know - 11/11/15 12:52 AM
Vocabulary every home buyer/seller should know!Like any industry, real estate has its own language. Plenty of of acronyms, terms and jargon. YourGainesville Realtor® may have used some words or terms you might not understand and wonder “what does that mean?”.  So make sure to ASK!  We Realtors® tend to talk, talk, talk.  Below are some terms to help you translate some of the strange/new terms you have heard regarding real estate.
Thinking about buying a home in Gainesville, orselling your Gainesville home?  We are here to help you every step of the way!
Think of this as a real estate vocabulary tip of the day in our GainesvilleRealEstateTalk blog!
Amortization: The distribution … (1 comments)

real estate advice: Do You Know What TODAY Is? - 09/30/15 02:34 AM
Do you know what today is?  Well,  it is September 30th.  Today is the last day of the THIRD quarter for 2015. Has your real estate business hit a speed bump and slowed down a little bit?
For my Gainesville area, the answer to the speed bump question is, YES.
This is normal for our area.  I know each year we have a slow down after public schools start, after the University semester starts, and once football starts.  
But I will not panic or worry. (And that's a lie, as I always worry and panic)
It's been a strong year for business here. Have … (16 comments)

real estate advice: Home Warranty Plans Can Be Part of Your Household Budget - 03/13/12 10:55 AM
I recently had a meeting with Dolores Foster, the Senior Account Executive of Old Republic Home Protection.  We thought it would be a great informative post for all homeowners in the area to understand that a home warranty plan is a great way to protect your investment....your home.   Take a moment and read what Dolores has to say....
The purchase of a home is often the most expensive investment of a lifetime.   Adding a home warranty protects this investment by keeping the covered home systems and appliances in good working order for the term of the Plan.  It also provides peace of mind and … (2 comments)

real estate advice: Pricing Right Is Key To Selling Your Home - 12/12/07 08:02 AM
When you decide to sell your home, you want the highest possible return from its sale. Determining price is the most critical step in preparing your home for sale. Obviously, pricing your property too low won't provide the best return. You may be deluged with lookers and (in a hot seller market) may get many offers, but you could lose thousands of dollars on your family's largest investment. Likewise, pricing a property too high is risky. Homes priced too high miss their target market. Qualified buyers who might find the home just right for their needs won't see your home, or … (2 comments)

real estate advice: Smart Buyers are The Happiest Homeowners - 08/26/07 03:19 AM
Smart Buyers make the Happiest Homeowners!  Buying a home is one of the largest investments most people make.  Statically, it is one of the top 3 stressful events in anyone's life.  But, don't let that depress you - be excited about your decision to buy a home.  Gather as much information as possible to educate yourself about real estate in Gainesville, and Alachua County.  Knowledge is Power! 
I give all my buying clients a pamphlet that is titled "10 Deadly Mistakes buyers make when purchasing a Home".  I want all my clients to avoid these 10 Deadly Mistakes. Here is my advice … (2 comments)

real estate advice: Extra! Extra! Calling All Buyers..... It's a Buyer's Market - 08/25/07 08:47 AM
We have all been so bombarded with national & local news about the real estate marketbeing down, down, down.   Indeed, it has been a slower than normal market here in Gainesville-Alachua County.  Yet, please know this means a slower market for the "sellers".  It's a great market for the "buyers"!  
Why????
Interest Rates are still near record-low levels. The amount of homes for sale in our MLS is twice the amount as last year, so you have more to choose from. (Higher Home Inventory) Our home prices have "adjusted" and "stabilized". More sellers & builders are offering "buyer incentives". So don't … (6 comments)

 
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