real estate: New Port Richey Florida's Spring Buyers Market is HOT! - 03/28/14 10:59 PM
Home sellers have been hearing a lot of Buzzzzz over the last two years about how our local real estate market in New Port Richey Florida is improving.  Yes, sales are up and sales prices are up over the years prior but here is the best indicator that the local real estate market in New Port Richey has improved. This Spring Home Buyer Season is HOT.
This spring has shown that home buyers are re-entering the housing market to do their part to move sales along and breath some renewed life into our local real estate market in New Port Richey. … (0 comments)

real estate: New Port Richey and Trinity Florida Gay Real Estate Services - 03/27/14 12:05 AM
New Port Richey and Trinity Florida Gay real estate services.  You may feel that hiring a gay real estate professional is the best route for you and your partner, but should you base your decision on whether or not your agent is gay?  You need an experienced and knowledgeable real estate professional.  Luckily, I have the experience and knowledge you need and I am also gay which you want.
My partner and I have lived in the New Port Richey area for many many years.  I was a loan originator for a local mortgage broker for 7 years and I have held my … (0 comments)

real estate: TIPS FOR SELLING YOUR HOME "BY OWNER" IN NEW PORT RICHEY FLORIDA - 01/12/14 09:47 PM
You have decided to sell your home "By Owner" and you live in New Port Richey or the surrounding area.  That's a big decision you have made and I would like to welcome you to the real estate sales arena and offer a few topics to consider so you are better prepared to sell your home yourself.
 Since I am your local real estate expert in New Port Richey Florida and being a professional real estate agent as well as a  Realtor® and a member of both the National Association of Realtors® and the Florida Association of Realtors® and also the chairperson … (2 comments)

real estate: SummerTree in New Port Richey Florida - 55+ Golfing Community - 11/12/13 09:31 PM
SummerTree in New Port Richey Florida is a beautiful community for those age 55 or better.  SummerTree offers home buyers a variety of home styles to choose from.

Cross Creek in SummerTree is a newer construction section of the SummerTree community.  Cross Creek in SummerTree offers single family homes of a larger size.  You can buy a 3 bedroom home in Cross Creek with over 2,000 sqft of living space.
Arborwood in SummerTree offers home buyers single family homes of a smaller size than in Cross Creek.  You can buy a 2 bedroom home in Arborwood with about 1,500 sqft … (0 comments)

real estate: Utilities are Important in Vacant Homes for Sale in New Port Richey FL - 04/05/13 12:26 AM
Selling your vacant home in New Port Richey Florida should be treated as if you still live in the home.  Your vacant home may have been a rental that you never lived in or a home you inherited or a home you left to move into another home.  Whatever the reason that caused your home to be vacant, when you are selling your vacant home you should act as if you still live there.
Utilities are very important when selling a home.  This is even more important in Florida.  With our hot and humid weather most of the year, electricity and … (3 comments)

real estate: It's Important to Have Your Inspections when Buying a Home in New Port Richey Florida - 03/18/13 10:12 PM
It's Important to have your inspections when buying a home in New Port Richey Florida.  Knowing that the home you have fallen in love with and will call your home is safe and sound not only gives you peace of mind but a sense of security.  Generally you have two important inspections to do prior to closing on your home.  Your contract to purchase has a paragraph stating that you have "x" number of days to complete your inspections and notify the seller in writing that you no longer wish to purchase the home.  Florida standard contracts will give you 14 … (1 comments)

real estate: Professionalism in Your Real Estate Business - Do Your Job! - 01/10/13 10:14 PM
Yesterday I was reminded how important it is to always maintain a high level of professionalism in our individual businesses.  Personally I try to be professional at all times and always do what my customers ask and do what I say and say what I mean.
Yesterday one of my listings had a showing appointment. The home is owner occupied and there is no lock box. The MLS does not say that I will accompany the buyers agent so logic would dictate that the homeowner would give access to the home.  The appointment was set for 10-11 am.
The homeowner left … (5 comments)

real estate: 2013 Real Estate Related Laws Every Homeowner Should Know - 01/02/13 10:42 PM
To avoid the Fiscal Cliff, the FED has done what they need to whether we like it or not. Here is what it means to Real Estate and Homeowners.  The President is Expected to Sign these Back Into Law.
• Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act extended to January 1, 2014. In place since 2007, the act provided a tax break for homeowners who struggled through financial hardship such as a foreclosure, and were granted mortgage debt forgiveness
• Deduction for mortgage insurance premiums for filers making below $110,000 is extended through 2013 and made retroactive to cover 2012.• The 15-year straight-line … (9 comments)

real estate: Main Street Landing Development Project in New Port Richey Florida - 12/19/12 09:49 PM
The City council has approved the mixed use Main Street Landing development in New Port Richey to move ahead with development. It has been over the last 8 years that we have seen the construction on the corner of Main Street and River Road inch forward with the speed and gusto of a turtle.
The Main Street Landing is a mixed use property designed for not only Residences but also Retail Stores and even Dining Establishments in downtown New Port Richey.  Personally, I will be happy to see the property in full swing with stores and restaurants and maybe we will … (0 comments)

real estate: Using a Tablet for Business is NOT for Everyone - Written by a Geek - 12/16/12 10:54 AM
 Using a tablet for business is not for everyone. Different strokes for different folks. I love using my tablet in my business but I do not poo-poo those who don't. I teach people technology and how to integrate it into their business.  Not everyone has the same comfort level when it comes to technology and I see it first hand. Choosing to use your tablet for business is not something you wake up one day and start doing.
Take a listing appointment for example. You probably have a particular way you flip over the pages of the agreement. You most likely … (5 comments)

real estate: Positive News from Pasco's Appraiser - 05/19/11 01:25 AM
Pasco Countys Property Appraiser Mike Wells was the keynote speaker at a luncheon at my local Board of Realtors.  A lot of Great News was Shared at the Meeting.
 
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)

 
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