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Ocean Front Real Estate 77 Bay Drive Saddlebunch FL Florida Keys This ocean front property is a short sale with 2 lenders.  The bank has turned down a $450,000 and a $470,000 contract that was submitted by the listing agent.   77 Bay Drive sits on  lot that is 9,914 square feet.  There are 4 bedr...
Investment Property Key West FL and Key West FL Real Estate Yesterday I sat with a buyer in my office talking about the Key West home that she has under contract. We are going to be closing in 30 days. It's been a long road! We counted 10 files for 10 properties that we have written offers to buy...
Pep Talk! Real estate and a whole list of troubles have some of my clients and friends ready for a big cry. Are you ready for a big cry or in the middle of a big cry right now? It's ok to embrace your emotions. It's better to express yourself. Don't try to stuff your emotions. Pain and loss are p...
Power Boat Races 2011 We Mourn Robert Morgan and Jeffrey Tillman     On the first day of the Super Power Boat Races, November 9, 2011, we lost 2 great men.  It's a sad, sad, sad day in Key West.  We mourn the loss of Robert Morgan and Jeffrey Tillman.  My prayers are with their families and team ...
Buyer Seller Real Estate Key West FL Representation Buyers looking for a home in Key West FL should know their Agency relationship with their Realtor. Not all real estate agents are Realtors. Realtors must take an oath to follow a Code of Ethics and be a member of the National Association of Real...
President's Walk in Truman Annex Key West FL       231 Southard Street on President's Walk is in Truman Annex in Key West FL and is currently on the market with an asking price of $650,000.  This home has a transient license so it can be rented like a hotel room.  Other homes in Key West FL witho...
First time home buyers can benefit from this excellent overview of home financing options!  Is a 30 year or a 15 year mortgage better for you?     Original Source: Franklin MA Real Estate                                                                                        Getting the best mortg...
FSBO Real Estate Commission 7% to Buyer's Agent or List With a Realtor The OWNER of For Sale By Owner hired a real estate broker to sell his Manhattan condo.  The Do It Yourself for sale by owner online company Buy Owner went up for sale and into bankruptcy.  Here is another story from the Palm ...
Can My Realtor Legally Negotiate For Me?  You're probably thinking, "WHAT?!  Legally negotiate for me?  Are you kidding!  I thought that was what the Realtor was getting paid to do!"  In Florida a Realtor is a Transaction Broker unless the buyer, seller and Realtor choose a different form of Repr...
Appraisal REO Bank Owned Vacant Land Florida Keys The bank must price according to the appraisal.  An inaccurate appraisal throws a broomstick in our bicycle tire.   The Monroe county Comprehensive Land Use Plan is complicated.  I explain the building process and Land Use Plan to an Asset Manager...

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