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Real Estate Agent - Berkshire Hathaway - St. Augustine
Just listed a little home that I have hardly been able to stop thinking about.  It was built in 1953 and has 974 square feet.  The original house has a living room with wonderful pine floors, 1 bedroom and 1 bath and kitchen with eat-in area.  More recently a utility room and large family room we...
This is a fantastic small deed restricted community in a quiet alcove of St. Augustine on Anastasia Island.It has less than 75 homes with homeowner association and community pool.  The homes are concrete block and interspersed amongst quiet lakes. The community is located off of State Road 312 ve...
  I just suffered and survived, a computer melt down.  Luckily I was able to call Eddie Roberts of Jacksonville, FL who was able to respond to my needs immediately, and thank God, successfully.  But itleft me to wondering, if I lost everything,  what information would be most devastating.   My em...
One day I was walking through a community where I had a listing.  I was going door-to-door (the old fashioned way)  inviting neighbors to an open house I was hosting later that week.  One door I knocked on was that of an elderly woman whom I have since befriended.  From the beginning, I knew that...
I have been reviewing my notes on negotiating.   The skill of negotiating is a big role in the life of a real estate agent.   Not only is the price negotiated but the terms are also very important.   Terms can include what conveys with the house, closing time frame, repair costs, home warranty, e...
My hairdresser moves!   I moved to St. Augustine Florida a couple of years ago.  I asked around and around to try to find a good hairstylist.  I found "Mindy".  She and I had a great relationship and I always trusted her with the cut and coloring of my hair for the past 2 ½ yrs.    She told me ab...
I have listed a beautiful home $1+ mil on the Intercoastal Waterway.  The house  has a lot of open space.  Buyers don't quite know how to utilize all that open space.  We are having it staged and thus, I am planning an "event" to try to get both buyers and agents in there to see.  Since it has be...
  I think I listen well.  I am quiet, I have eye contact, I nod at regular appropriate intervals.  But inside my head, I am chomping at the bit ready for the least invitation to say what is on my mind.  My thoughts might be in response to yours, might be offered to negate yours,  might concur wi...
St. Augustine is a fantastic location for a comfortable, medium-paced life along the Atlantic Ocean.  Just a couple miles outside of the historic district is Anastasia Island  - a much sought after peninsula because of its proximity to both the extended beaches and the Intercoastal Waterway.  In ...
Sea Colony is a one-of-a-kind coastal community built recently  along the Atlantic ocean amongst high dunes, scrub grass, and sea oaks on Anastasia Island in St. Augustine, FLorida.    The neighborhood was initiated by McGarvey Residential Communities to include some 220 home sites and intended t...

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