st augustine homes: Is My Agent Really MY Agent? - 05/01/11 06:00 AM
I beleive there is a serious lack of understanding amongst the general population in Florida regarding the possible relationships an individual can have with a real estate agent! What I am attempting to do here is to enlighten the general public on the law in Florida and help them to make the right choice when it comes to working with a real estate agent in Florida. I have defined the responsibilities of all three types' of legal brokerage status, in the state of Florida. You decide which one you want. But of course I lean toward the Single Agent status since … (0 comments)

st augustine homes: Buyers Beware! - 04/19/11 05:26 AM
I have been involved in buying and selling realestate for about 12 years and have been a licensed agent for about 8 yrs now. One mistake I quite often see buyers make, is to call the listing agent to inquire about a property for sale without understanding the dynamics of the agent/buyer relationship. I'm not suggesting that you, not call a listing agent. If I'm the listing agent I definitely want you to call me. But if you're already working with an agent who you know represents you, that agent should be making the call for you. Otherwise you may put yourself at … (2 comments)

st augustine homes: Market Pulse on Investment and 2nd Homes - 04/19/11 05:08 AM
If you looking to purchase investment or 2nd home/vacation property here is the latest from the National Association of Realtors:According to the National Association of REALTORS the market share of vacation- and investment-home sales held steady in 2010, although the sales volume declined with the overall market.
NAR's 2011 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey, covering existing- and new-home transactions in 2010, shows vacation-home sales accounted for 10% of transactions last year while the portion of investment sales was 17%, both unchanged from 2009.
NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun said, "Despite extraordinarily tight credit conditions for purchasing a second home, … (0 comments)

st augustine homes: Be A Landlord...Are you Crazy?? - 01/20/11 02:11 PM
This is the first several of tips about what it takes to be a landlord. I've been doing it now for about 12 years and I'm finally figuring out that I'm not cut out for it! I am going to start out with "Why not to be a landlord."
If your soft hearted, trusting and easy going here are reasons NOT to be a landlord:
1. People immediately recognize your soft hearted-ness and try to take advantage of you and chances are you will let end up losing $$$
2. You will have a hard time when it comes to holding tenants accountable … (1 comments)

st augustine homes: Who Represents You?? - 01/18/11 10:16 AM
Who represents you?? Do you know? Most people don't realize that just because they contacted an agent regarding the purchase or sale of a house doesn't necessarily mean that agent represents them. In Florida there are three forms of brokerage relationships. The three forms are: (A.) Non-representation (B.) Single agent (C.) Transaction broker. 
A. Non-representationrequires the following of an agent: 1. Give customer the Notice of Nonrepresentation at first contact 2. Customer is defined as a member of the public who is or may be a buyer or seller of real property and may or may not be represented by a real … (1 comments)

William Whitson (Prudential Network Realty)

William Whitson

Saint Augustine, FL

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