Top 10 Reasons Sellers Fire Their Real Estate Agent

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As a Real Estate professional, I hate to suggest that sometimes one’s Realtor needs to be fired, but under some circumstances, it becomes necessary.  If you decide you may want to go this route, I’d suggest you read your listing agreement carefully for the terms and circumstances under which your agent can be fired.  Even […]

Is Your St. Petersburg Real Estate Agent a Great Negotiator?

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Monday was St. Patrick’s Day.  You’d think I’d be out having copious amounts of green beer with friends, but alas I was actually in bed at 10:00pm, just drifting off to dreamland.  My cell phone rang, and it was some very good friends of mine who live in Orlando so I grabbed it.  They are […]

For Sale By Owner in St. Petersburg, Florida? Stats You Should Know


Know someone who has their home “For Sale By Owner“? Interesting stats… did you know that 86% of FSBO’s eventually list with a Realtor, and of the 14% that are successful at selling a home by owner they on average get 12-20% LESS money for their home than a Realtor would have. Yikes! Not to […]

Home Sellers Wanted: Prices Up as Much as 30% in Pinellas County!


This is the ad we are going to press on today for the new issue of St. Pete Magazine.  Yes it’s true …home prices in Pinellas County are up over 30% in some areas and we need more homes to sell!  Thinking of selling or wondering what your home is worth in today’s market?  Click here. […]

Bad MLS Photos: How NOT to Display Your Home for Sale!


Bad photography in real estate photos drives me CRAZY!!!  I don’t care how expensive or inexpensive a home may be – it is the listing Realtor’s duty to tell the client to CLEAN UP before they photograph the home because if they don’t, it is a huge turn off to buyers.   I usually give […]

The Secret Life of a St. Petersburg Real Estate Agent

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Many people don’t realize what all goes into the job of a St. Petersburg Realtor.  Frankly, all that is needed to become a Realtor is to pass a 63 hour pre-licensing course (which is mostly law and does not teach you how to sell a house) and then a state exam.  For under $1,000 you, […]

Just Sold in Coffee Pot Bayou for 99.4% of Asking Price!


Jamason Realty Group has just sold 200 33rd Ave N, St Petersburg for $337,000 – which was 99.4% of the Seller’s asking price! This home featured 3 bedrooms, 3 baths and nearly 1,900 square feet. Thinking about selling your home in St. Petersburg? Call us today to find out about our unique marketing plan that […]

Just Sold: 1 Bedroom Condo at Madison at St. Pete!


Jamason Realty Group has just assisted both the buyer and the seller in closing unit #206 at Madison at St. Pete Condos.  This 1 bedroom unit sold for $167,000 and was under contract within 10 days! Thinking about buying or selling a condo in St. Pete? Call us today and allow us to assist you, […]

Just Sold: St. Petersburg Waterfront Home Sold at Asking Price in 7 Days!


Jamason Realty Group at Smith & Associates Real Estate has just completed the sale of 1323 74th Cir NE, St Petersburg, FL 33702.  This lovely waterfront pool home is located in the Harbor Isle Subdivision in St. Petersburg, Fl.  It featured 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2,500 square feet and several updates had been made to the home. […]

Bad MLS Photos: Friday the 13th Edition

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It’s Friday the 13th and it’s time for some more scary BAD MLS Photos! Let me start by saying, my broker would FIRE my butt if I put a photo like any of these in the MLS.  MLS is a marketing tool, and if your house looks like this, first of all, for shame!  But […]

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