Cynthia & Preston's Blog

By
Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Realty
Real estate news and views, helpful tips for home buyers & sellers, and the occasional rant perhaps
RECENT BLOG POSTS
No, I'm not talking about reading the newspaper, which really is a pretty bad way to start the day. I'm being facetious. Today we needed to see a new listing from the water in order to price it correctly. Generally, the deeper the water, the higher the value due to the ability to dock a big boat ...
06/11/2008
I mentioned in a previous blog how excited I was about a number of the proposed constitutional amendments  having to do with property tax reform. Here is my absolute favorite: Number 6, Assessment of Working Waterfront Property Based Upon Current Use. These things make a lot more sense if they ar...
06/11/2008
... and what an amazing list this is. Clicking on each one should, I say should, take you to the full text of the amendment on the Florida Department of State, Division of Elections website. If it does not, go there by copying this link into your browser: http://election.dos.state.fl.us/initiativ...
06/10/2008
Today's session was not what I expected ... I anticipated a nuts-and-bolts discussion of the new property tax portability. Today's session was VERY informatiove, but before I delve into it, I mentioned yesterday that I recently attended a training telling precisely about the new law, and I will b...
06/10/2008
I'm excited to be attending a training at our office on the new Tax portability laws in Florida. Truth be known, this will be the second training I've been to on the topic but you never know when someone will add that certain something, that nugget of info that makes a difference. For those who d...
06/09/2008
Last week was a little odd, in that a lot of time had to be taken from the RE business to prepare one of our rentals for re-rental. Minor repairs, tub grout, deep cleaning in bath and kitchen, and painting. Whew! Glad that's done. This week, back to the telephones and Internet. But by hte way, th...
06/08/2008
5 Comments
This is one of those little daily e-mail subscriptions that I have come to love. No one likes the idea of scripts, but truth is, they really can help! So many times, I have thought, "I just didn't know what to say," or I realized what I should have said but too late to save the deal. My team lead...
06/08/2008
 Want to have up-to-date foreclosure statistics at your fingertips? Bookmark this site:  http://www.realtytrac.com/ContentManagement/PressRelease.aspx?template=nonmemb_cm May figures won't be out for another week or so.  
06/08/2008
Just to recap, the old mnemonic I-D-E-A-L spells out the 5 reasons why real estate is a great investment, and we covered each of them briefly in the previous blogs. We also added M for Motivated (sellers, that is), as a sixth reason real estate makes a dandy investment vehicle, making the full mn...
06/08/2008
Just to recap, the mnemonic IDEAL spells out the 5 reasons why real estate is a great investment. Last blog we talked about the first one, now we'll go onward. I is for Income D is for Depreciation E is for Equity A is for Appreciation L is for Leverage Plus we added M for Motivated (sellers). No...
06/07/2008
Rainer
22,047

Cynthia Calisch and Preston Larus

Ask me a question
*
*
*
*

Additional Information