Category Archives: 2016 President

What’s a Nine-Letter Word for Seller Disclosure?

I was reading a letter to the editor in the Florida Realtor magazine.  The topic was Seller disclosure.  Now the Seller disclosure has been around for a long time.  It is used in residential transactions, it doesn’t have to be … Continue reading

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Days that count….

I am the listing agent for a long time customer of mine.  We did the usual pictures, yard, sprucing up the property etc.  We received an offer and after a short period of negotiation, Buyer and Seller settled on a … Continue reading

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The time is now…

The year is beginning to wind down.  Now is the time, as I have said before, to begin to develop your 2019 business plan, make adjustments based on your 2018 business, add new aspects, new ideas for the coming year.  … Continue reading

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How many ways are there to say R-E-D-U-C-T-I-O-N?

Have you noticed the market and prices are coming down slowly? I love the different words…a hundred different ways to say reduction! Does anyone do comparables or a CMA and I mean a “for real CMA“? Not 4 or 5 … Continue reading

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When do you have an effective date?

Ok I know I have mentioned this before, but when do you have an effective date?  The effective date (as written in the contract ) is the date the last party signs or initials.  So I go by the contract…but … Continue reading

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How do you remember?

Everyone of us remembers where we were on 9/11.  What do you remember of that day and thereafter?  George Santayana, said, “Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”   So true, but how do we … Continue reading

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What exactly is a Non-representative Broker?

Here  I am, another Monday morning with a question, that I probably should have gotten an answer to awhile back.  What exactly is a non-rep broker/agent? I think I know but somebody please educate me.  Do they, for a fee, … Continue reading

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