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Throughout our years of experience as Coral Springs real estate agents, we have worked with many different kinds of home sellers. If there is one thing that we have learned, it’s that it is nearly impossible to completely eliminate emotions while you are listing, showing and closing on your home....
The Spear Team wrote a Blog Post that we think about often, so we copied their post on our site here, to share with potential sellers. As soon as we finish adding a listing to the MLS, we send the Agent copy and the Virtual tour link to the Seller to proof our work. Selling the home is a Team eff...
Pretty sure I am going to wish that I wrote this BEFORE this Fantastic event...rather than after. The problem is I am BEYOND busy trying to coordinate this event and trying to run my brothers and mine successful real estate business. I did want to share my thoughts and FAVORITES for the 8th Annua...
The decision to buy a home is far from a simple one. Particularly since the market has been volatile, many first-time home buyers in the Broward County area are hesitant to take the plunge. As we discussed in our previous blog post, the improving economy, mortgage rates and market conditions are ...
In the current market place, where appraisals often miss the sales price, it is difficult not to take the outcome personally. This well written article by Michael lays out the facts of what an appraiser is obligated to look for.  JoyEvery appraisal for a purchase that is done on the Fannie Mae 10...
We come up against this thought process often and continue to explain that the day of closing, belongs to the buyers. This is why it is so important to plan the closing date, because whatever day that as the seller will be moving out the day before, UNLESS other arrangements are made with...
The most recent statistics from Case-Shiller, the National Association of REALTORS and Fannie Mae all suggest one thing, and that’s the cautious optimism that is emerging from home buyers across the country. The Coral Springs real estate market is no exception. Pending home sales were higher in J...
As I prepared to write an article on the upcoming change in fees for mortgage insurance premiums, I had the good fortune to read Donna's VERY INFORMATIVE Blog on the same subject and she put great examples in her research as well. Lucky I can share all of her hard work!  JoyIn today's real estate...
Tim makes a very good point here on the timing to plan your closing.  It is less cost for the Buyer, the closer the closing is to the end of the month.  Joy   It is very important to be strategic when writing an offer so that your goals and objectives are defined and met. Work closely with a repu...
Wanted to re-blog this, so I would have it on my site as a reference in order to be able to enhance our listings.  JoyHow to create your own Google maps.I frequently create neighborhood profiles and include in those profiles a Google Map of that specific neighborhood.  I had a fellow Active Rain ...

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Real Estate and local information about Southeast Florida real estate markets for Broward and Palm Beach counties.