Put Your Incentive Money to Good Use

Calum posted this 819 Views

If your home has been on the market for several weeks with no offers, you may be tempted to toss in a little incentive or lower your asking price. In the current market, “buyer incentives” have been attracting a lot of attention. The incentives we’ve heard of recently include big screen HDTVs, motorboats, cruises and even new cars. Should you consider tossing in a buyer’s incentive to get your home moving?   Before you waste money on “buyer incentives...

FAR Photo Server Coming!

MLS Update posted this 4 910 Views

Rejoice! Rejoice! FAR bringing out photo server for hot-linking! Florida holds some of the highest number of Realtors and real estate related professionals in the United States. Couple this with Multiple Listing Service organizations and you have a dizzying mess of relationships if you are a company dealing with Realtors and MLS's in Florida. Luckily, there exists one body to help streamline things a little: the Florida Association of Realtors. They provide, in their own words "The...

Brookhaven Open House - Sunday, 7/29 1 - 5

Ryan Ward posted this 1,500 Views

2475 Brookhaven Heights Court MLS#: 3459110 Property Details: $435,000 4 Bedroom 3.5 Baths 3 Levels Hardwood Floors 10 Foot ceilings 2 Fireplaces This end unit Brookhaven townhome has been completely upgraded with granite counters, maple cabinets, and chef quality appliances. The master bathroom has marble counters and tile with a separate shower and jacuzzi tub. The master bedroom  is exceptionally large wi...

Panther Trace Homes Riverview

brandonre posted this 1,421 Views

Panther Trace homes Riverview Panther Trace is a gorgeous master planned community which consists of  affordable single family homes, villas, and town homes. Panther Trace has wonderful amenities which include a lagoon style swimming pool, tennis and basketball courts. Parents you can walk your children to school with their on site elementary school.Great location in growing community of Riverview. Search Panther Trace homes now.

Little Harbor Resort, Ruskin FL Vacation

brandonre posted this 1,776 Views

Little Harbor Resort a hidden treasure on Tampa Bay, a vacation place for the whole family! You can sun bathe on beautiful Bahia beach then head over to the tiki bar for a tropical drink, featuring live entertainment nightly, or dine at Mangrove restaurant right on Bahia beach, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The restaurant has a beautiful function room which is great for receptions after a romantic wedding on the beach. Hotel and condo rentals are located right on the premises...

New Loan Program - "The Family Opportunity Mortgage"

Gulf Coast Associates posted this 5,519 Views

For families facing some challenging housing arrangements - we announce the offering of the Family Opportunity Mortgage. Now, if you need to buy a home for a disabled (unable to work) family member, provide housing for a college bound child - "Kiddie Condos", or provide a home for your elderly parents - you will no longer have to pay the higher interest rates associated with the home being considered as an investment property. Note: This program no longer exists. For elderly parents or...

Home Components Life Expectancy Study

Branden Schroeder posted this 1,504 Views

Earlier this year, the National Association of Home Builders released a study of the life expectancy of house components covering the anticipated useful lifespan of just about every imaginable product, item or material that makes up a permanent fixture in a home.  As just a small sampling of the results, here are some estimate lifespans of the following items: Dishwashers...9 years Electric water heaters...11 years Air conditioners...10-15 year...

Marion County Income Taxes Increase 65%

Indy Realtor posted this 1,804 Views

Just when you think it couldn’t any worse the City-County Council passes a bill that will raise the Marion County income tax by 65%.  This increase is on the heels of another income tax increase that just took place July 1 and of course follows the property tax debacle everybody is already reeling from.  The money from the tax increase is going to be used for Mayor Bart Peterson’s $90 million crime fighting plan.  The current 65% tax increase means that if you ...

Blogs and Forums Breaking Laws - Realtor in a forum or blog nickname

Morgan Carey posted this 20 4,331 Views

As many of you know (And those that don't really should) the term "Realtor®" is a registered membership mark belonging to all members of the National Association Of Realtors. As a membership mark, it is used to identify a member as belonging to the NAR and has very specific rules in terms of how it can be used on the web - (In domain names, email addresses etc) What many of you don't know (And until I had a chat with the NAR's trademark administrator a few weeks ago neither ...

Camel City Center

Indy Realtor posted this 1,349 Views

Carmel has begun planning for the new 15 acre, $200 million downtown located at the southwest corner of Range Line Road and City Center Drive.  This project promises to be one of the cities finest and raise eyebrows across the nation.  Carmel City Center is planned as a collection of high end dinning, shopping, condominiums, penthouses, office and retail space, a concert hall, and a boutique hotel.  There are 230,000 square feet of independent stores and restaurants slate...