Category Archives: Hot Topic

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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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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A Train Wreak Waiting to Happen

Scary word!  We are all liable, at sometime in our lives, to others.  However, in real estate, liability becomes EXTREMELY important! How you might say? Well, if you are a Realtor Associate, you are liable for your actions and that … Continue reading

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