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Real Estate Agent - Coldwell Banker F I Gray and Sons Residential, Inc. - 261541581
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For those of us that sell in Florida...it is hard to get away from the coast.  We therefor see a lot of properties in flood zones.Its OK to buy in a flood zone.  You can pay for the flood insurance and you are protected.No big deal? The big downside is that  flood zones can also be mandatory evac...
05/19/2020
 The natural expectation is that the market...that is the prices for real estate will go down because of the pandemic.  Yet here we are 6 or 8 weeks in and prices have not gone down. The current transactions are being appraised at current market values.  We are not seeing prices drop, therefor, t...
05/02/2020
The house is nicer than the pictures.   This is a lot better reaction than "the pictures are a lot nicer than the house."In our case, that is my brother Eric Jenkins, also a Coldwell Banker Realtor, this is by design.So many Realtors pride themselves on the professional pictures, showing the hous...
04/01/2020
Do not use builder risk policies for flips.Use a vacant house policy.If you have a claim under a builders risk policy the first thing the insurer will do will be to pull the permits and request a copy of the expenses incurred on the home.On a builders risk policy, the repairs must be 50% of the v...
03/03/2020
Tried to buy one of those walk in bath tubs. Kohler asked very invasive questions. I informed them, I would not be answering. After 3 times explaining to them, that I would like to buy a product and was not comfortable with their questions I politely informed the representative that I would be ha...
10/02/2019
 Eric recalls the day he got a phone call from a couple that wanted to buy a home for their son.  I showed them 35 plus homes untill we fould one they really liked.  We placed an offer and they countered.  We accepted it.  Three days before closing I asked the buyer if he had insurance ready.   A...
09/18/2019
Gerry called.  We had not spoken before and he mentioned that he had bought the bank owned pool home on Barrington.  I was very familiar with the home and said, Oh yes, the sink hole property.   WHAT!Gerry was not happy, he did not know.   I showed him how the property was listed on the property ...
09/18/2019
What is the one question that shows your Realtor is on the ball?I have thought about this question.  All Realtors can do comps.  We can do searches. We can drive around and unlock doors.  We can research deed restrictions.  HOA payments.  All Realtors can write contracts, I hope.  Negotiate.How d...
09/18/2019
I received a phone call one day from a lady, she  was very upset.  The Realtor she was using had dropped the ball, and didn't seem to follow up the way this buyer needed.   I did an interview found out what her needs wants and desires were.  I did a search on the MLS and set up a search so that a...
09/18/2019
Eric Relays this story:I had a listing in Holiday of a condo.   I received a call from a lady from North Carolina she wanted to set up a time to come view it.     I met her at the condo, she said she liked it but it was in the wrong part of Pasco County.   I asked her where she wanted to be, she ...
09/18/2019
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