Recent Study Reveals Major Confusion Over Home Insurance Loss Coverage

Gulf Coast Associates posted this 2,570 Views

A recent study by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners shows many homeowners are still confused about exactly what types of losses their homeowner insurance policies cover. The results are actually quite surprising and show the need for homeowners to take better care in understanding what they are getting when taking out their coverage. Making assumptions, or not clarifying exactly what types of losses are covered, can cost you dearly when disaster strikes. The survey found...

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Things NOT to do or have when Selling your home!

Keith Lutz posted this 2 1,047 Views

The overall Rule is not to be known by the agents who sell your home as, "the bird house", "the barking dog house" or worse "the smelly house"!  So here are some obvious or not so obvious suggestions to not turn off a buyer to your home! 1.) If you are having an Open house, do not hang around.  Go to the movies or shopping or something.  We need to let the buyers feel like they own the home.  As a realtor, I want to hear feedback like...

Making the most of your mortgage payments

Marin posted this 793 Views

Last week I discussed the rather provocative program that American Express has implemented allowing homeowners to put their monthly payments on their AmEx card.  Other credit card companies are coming up with some pretty clever reward schemes as well.  As a realtor affiliated with Keller Williams in Marin, I see many of my clients take on some pretty substantial mortgages and am always interested in ways to help them maximize their mortgage dollars. One that intrigues me is Citib...

Intown Atlanta Open Houses - You've Never Seen it Like This!

Ryan Ward posted this 1,288 Views

Open houses in the Intown Atlanta condo market can be hard to find and even more difficult to visit because of parking and a lack of easy access to view the available condos. Not this time and not next weekend. Next Saturday, October 20th from 2 - 5 p.m.at The Art Foundry at Atlantic Station in Midtown Atlanta will be your chance to get out and see what the Intown Atlanta lifestyle is all about. Agents representing about 20 sellers have collaborated on a one day one time event to sho...

Halle Plantation, Collierville Update

Memphis posted this 3,470 Views

In May I wrote a blog entry outlining the current market effects on a Collierville TN subdivision named Halle Plantation. I recently received a phone call from a young lady with the Halle Plantation Neighborhood Association asking if I wouldn't mind updating the data on the real estate activity. I would be glad to oblige and have some wonderful data to boot. At the time I stated that there were 23 active listings with only five solds in the last 90-days or so; but I mentioned that ma...

Bal Harbour Real Estate: Florida's Paradise

lesende posted this 900 Views

 Bal Harbour is Florida's Paradise. Bal Harbour Shops high-end upscale retailers include Saks Fifth Avenue, Armani, Versace, Valentino and Neiman Marcus among others. Exceptional dining spots are Palm and Caffe Da Vinci. Bal Harbour Real Estate is one the most prestigious, upscale, and spectacular addresses in all of South Florida. Luxurious oceanfront and Intracoastal Waterway views condos like Bellini Condo and Majestic Tower. An extraordinary single family home community is Nort...

Aventura Real Estate: The City of Excellence

lesende posted this 756 Views

 City of Aventura, The City of Excellence, forms a part of recent developments that are to be seen in not only the state of Florida but throughout all corners of America. Aventura Mall is one of the largest shopping malls in the US which boasts of a colossal shopping area measuring up to almost two and a half million square feet. This city has made tremendous strides towards development in a very precipitous manner. Numerous trustworthy and excellent jewelry shops are another key a...

What the Heck is a Short Sale!##!@!!?

jseville posted this 4 1,608 Views

Short Sales in Northern Virginia.... "What the heck is a short sale?" is a question many buyers, sellers, lenders and REALTORS are trying to figure out these days.  It's the wild, wild west of northern virginia real estate or Arlington real estate where any party can just throw up a listing calling it a "short sale" and then make up the rules from there.   I was involved with 3 short sale situations today with different clients.  So what is the diff...

Time to buy new construction

chrisl posted this 1,832 Views

Builders are slashing prices on new homes to make way for the coming year. It is more economical to buy a brand new home that has never been lived in that it is to buy a resale. click here to search for new homes in Jacksonville, FL.  Whether you're looking for your first home,your dream home or an investment property, I'm committed to providing you with the highest quality buyer service. When making the type of investment that buying a home requires, you deser...

Reduce Your Fort Wayne Gas Bill During These Coming Winter Months

Courtney Bontempo posted this 1,779 Views

As many of you know, heating your home in Northeast Indiana can be extremely expensive during the coming winter months. What many home owners don't realize is that by taking some basic steps, you could drastically reduce your winter heating bill. Some of the following steps may require some updating of equipment, while most just require a change in lifestyle. I will start with the most basic and work up to those that may require additional equipment. The first step, it is recommended tha...