Real Estate Question

 “As An Owner, How Do I Make The Decision To Sell Or Rent My Property?” Question By C.Y
Answer: There Are Many Factors That Will Determine If It’s Best For You To Sell Or Rent. Here Are A Couple To Assist. 1) Consult A Realtor On The Current Market Value Of Your Home, Is The Amount More Or Less Than You Owe On Your Mortgage? 2) Consult A Property Manager On…
What Your Property Would Realistically Rent For, Is The Potential Rental Income Sufficient To Cover Your Monthly Mortgage Payment? If You Are Leaning More To Selling, Have Your Realtor Provide You With A Sellers Proceed Worksheet, This Will Give You A Financial Snapshot To Determine If Your Can Afford To Sell. If You Are Leaning More To Renting, Compare The Pros & Cons Of Managing The Property Yourself Or Contracting A Property Management Company. For More Information On Selling Verse Renting Please Call 850-877-2692

10.10.2012 – Seller’s Tip

Preventive Maintenance: Roof

Preventive Maintenance Is Always In Order When Looking To Place Your Property On The Market. Buyer’s Always Want The Assurance That Your Home Is The Right Investment, & Not Worry About A Roof Leak Or HVAC Going Out Etc, Right After Closing. To Give Them This Assurance There Are Several Companies That Offers This Service. Today’s Tip Is A Coupon For Preventive Maintance On Your Roof, Please See Attached Picture; Placing A Receipt Of Recently Completed Work In Your Home Infomational Packet For Potential Buyers To View, Is One Solid Way To Prove That Your Home Is In Good Condition.. For More Information On Preventive Maintenance Please Call 850-877-2692


9.5.2012 – Seller’s Tip

House Didn’t Sell?

If Your Property Has Been On The Market For Over 60 Days With No Viewings, This Is A Very Good Indicator That Your Property Is Overpriced. If You Are A For Sale By Owner (FSBO), It Is Time That You Contact A Professional Realtor To Re-evaluate Your Market Price. A Realtor Can Also Give Your Helpful Hints On How To Make Your Home More Attractive To Potential Buyers. If You Are Currently Being Represented By An Agent, And You Were Advised To List At A Lower Price, It Is Time To Listen. It’s Best To Put The True Market Value Of The Home The First Time, If Your Home Continues To Stay On The Market With No Viewing Or Reasonable Offers An Informed Buyer Will Make A Below Market Offer On Your Home Due To Overextended Days On The Market. For More Information On How To Find Market Value Of Your Home Please call 850-877-2692

8.29.2012 – Real Estate Tip

Hurricane Helpful Tips

Hurricane Season Lasts Until November, Please Take Every Precautions To Be Safe & Protect Your Investments. Make Sure That Your Up To Date On Your Insurance Coverage & That You Have A Hurricane Rider Within Your Policy. Most Riders Have A 2% Deductible & Covers Replacement Cost Of Structure. Make Sure You Have An Up To Date List Of All Your Contains/Personal Belongings. Making A Home Video & Keeping It & Your Policy In A Fire/Water Proof Safe Is Highly Recommended. For More Information On Protecting Your Home Please Call 850-877-2692

8.15.2012 – Seller’s Tip; Incentives

Home Warranty

In Addition To Setting The Right Price, There Are A Number Of Incentives That Can Help Make A Home More Attractive To Potential Buyers, Including Offering A Home Warranty. Basic Home Warranties Are Reasonably Priced Under $500, And They Typically Insure Against Repair Or Replacement Costs For Plumbing, Electrical, & Heating Systems As Well As Major Appliances For One Year After Closing. A Home Warranty Premium Is Paid In Full At Closing; Is Usually Valid For One Year & Is Often Renewable By The Homeowner. For More Information About Seller Incentives Please Call 850-877-2692