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Ocoee Realtor finds Ocoee Buyers Most Ocoee home sellers want to work with a Realtor who will help them price, promote, and ultimately sell their home. What is the best way to promote a home though? Some of the obvious answers are through online marketing, print media, open houses, and marketing ...
09/18/2013
Expired Ocoee Homes Listings that did not sell! Unfortunately, not all Ocoee Homes for Sale actually sell.  Many reasons exist as to why an Ocoee Home does not sell. The number one reason is PRICE!  Now that we know price is the main factor, we need to ask why the seller chose a price that would ...
09/16/2013
Winter Garden Open Houses (and Losing All That Junk)! Why so many open houses in Winter Garden? The reason is because they are so effective -- not only by instantly spreading notice that a property is seriously entering the market, but also by creating a firm target date - a day when all concerne...
02/10/2013
Knowing the Rules Eases Buying Homes in Orlando   Sometimes, even after your mortgage application has been approved, you have to scratch your head at apparent non-sequiturs that attach to the process (for instance, when a loan is made contingent upon your repaying an ultra-low-interest credit acc...
02/08/2013
  Orlando Businesses Helped by Housing's 'Snowball Effect' The Weather Channel has nothing to do with it. What's happening up in the ski resorts, likewise. The 'snowball effect' being discussed in print and on TV won't soften anytime soon (even if the groundhog was right about winter being over)....
02/06/2013
U.S. Revival Stands to Influence Orando Home Prices The truism has it that real estate is the most local of assets. If you exclude California-style earthquakes, the land a home is built upon tends to stay pretty much in one place. That being the case, Orlando home prices tend to reflect our local...
02/04/2013
Realtor® Group Serves Orlando Homeowner Interests The sun rises in the east and, almost as dependably, someone in Congress comes up with the bright idea of chipping away at the mortgage interest rate deduction. Think of all that money Washington could spend! The National Association of Realtors® ...
01/31/2013
Bargain-Hunters Find an Orlando Market That Isn't Waiting Anyone who is buying a house in Orlando -- or even just checking up on the market -- is likely to find that some of the rules of the game seem to have shifted. Particularly anyone expecting to be deluged by the kind of amazing deals being ...
01/27/2013
Winter Garden Property Owners Finalize Remodel Plans “What doesn't bankrupt us makes us stronger,” writes Josh Garskof, a serial remodeler and contributing writer and/or editor for Money magazine, “This Old House,” and Martha Stewart Living.  Winter Garden property owners who have attempted a rem...
01/24/2013
Winter Garden Investors Buy Foreclosed Homes - Sometimes! With the Fed having announced its intention to hold interest rates near 0% until at least mid-2015, even very cautious investors are recognizing that this provides a rare opening. If ever there were a time to start a real estate portfolio,...
01/23/2013
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