Welcome back to my Ask a Realtor section! This is an actual question from a Seller who wanted to list their home and my response. Q: I need to sell my Tampa house, as I have found another house already. I heard about a program one Realtor was offering called Guaranteed Sale where they will […]
Archives for February 2012
My friend Mark Puente at the Tampa Bay Times recently published an article entitled “New Waterfront Condos Disappearing from Market in Tampa Bay“. At the Smith & Associates Real Estate office on Beach Drive in Downtown St. Petersburg, on a daily basis I have customers walk in who inquire about the condo buildings nearby, […]
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After many months of negotiation, 49 state attorneys general and the federal government have reached agreement on a historic joint state-federal settlement with the country’s five largest loan servicers: Ally/GMAC, Bank of America,Citi, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo . The settlement will provide as much as $25 billion in relief to distressed borrowers and direct payments […]
While bank-owned foreclosure homes (also called REO’s – stands for Real Estate Owned) are plentiful in many markets, in some they are harder to come by. Take for example Pinellas County, where foreclosures account for just over 4% of the total market and thus they aren’t always easy for a buyer to get. Foreclosures sometimes […]
Lately the news in the media has been drops in unemployment rates, the U.S. economy is in recovery. Maybe it doesn’t feel like it to some, but its what we are seeing in the real estate business. The numbers don’t lie. After talking to some of my realtor friends, they agree. We are all light […]