Category Archives: Ethics

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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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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Professionalism…What exactly does it mean?

Professionalism…this word has been used, abused and generally dragged around, up and down. What exactly does it mean? Does professionalism mean knowing your product, your customer and what to do?  Does it mean to observe what professional conduct is and how … Continue reading

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How come you didn’t tell me?

As I prepare to show property today, I am thinking back to the first few years in real estate….now that’s going back to prehistoric times (my sons would say!). Nevertheless, I remember a Buyer asking me what the neighborhood was … Continue reading

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What does New Price, Reduction, Owner Very Motivated really mean?

Today I went through the Miami Herald, and yes I still read the printed, paper version.  The reasoning behind it is the real estate ads, the full, half, quarter and all the smaller ones. I do that to discern the … Continue reading

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Listen…do you want to know a secret?

As I write my blog today, I am somewhat conflicted.  A long time customer of mine is searching to downsize to a smaller condo or single family. I am sure this has happened to many of you, she and her … Continue reading

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T.M.I…Oh My!

Have you ever heard T.M.I.…“Too much information”?  I am sure that we as Realtors want to give our customers, in this case Buyers, as much info as we can so as to help them make their decision in the home … Continue reading

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