Category: Selling A Home

You’ve Made the Decision to Sell…Now What?

Posted on July 2, 2014 by Great Florida Homes

If you are preparing to sell your home you will want to turn it into a marketable home for buyers. A few minor repairs, some cleaning, and finishing touches can add great value to your home to help it sell quicker. Here are some simple steps to get your home ready: Curb Appeal: The exterior …

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How Can a Real Estate Team Help?

Posted on February 16, 2014 by Great Florida Homes

When you want to buy or sell a property, you might find yourself wondering if you have the time, energy, resources and contacts to complete the transaction on your own. No matter how organized and efficient you are on your own, it’s always best to have some professional help, allowing the transaction to go even …

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Biggest Home Seller Mistakes That You Should Keep Away From

Posted on January 25, 2014 by Great Florida Homes

There are several reasons why you would want to sell your house; it could be a new job assignment or a transfer of residence or many other reasons.  It is normal that every home seller wants to sell their house for the best price in the least amount of time. As a seller you have …

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Home Inspection Tips That Every Home Buyer or Seller Should Know

Posted on November 27, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

Buying a house is one of the biggest investment that a person can make. Although it is rewarding despite the stressful process of contract negotiations and lots of paperwork for the mortgage application, owning that new home doesn’t stop there. Part of the process is the home inspection. The following are home inspection tips that every …

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More Homeowners Will Have Enough Equity to Sell

Posted on September 13, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

More good news for homeowners this month! In the recent U.S. Home Equity and Underwater Report for September 2013, RealtyTrac has shown that 8.3 million homeowners have a loan to value (LTV) ration from 90 to 110 percent. These homeowners represent 18 percent of all U.S. homeowners with a mortgage as of the start of …

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Palm Beach County: Currently a Seller’s Market

Posted on July 26, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

Sellers in Palm Beach County are smiling from ear to ear as the median home price for existing homes on the market rose significantly to $259,990 last June – that’s 16 percent higher than last year’s, according to data released this past week. Sales also continued to stay strong with up to 1,494 homes changing …

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Thinking of Selling your Home in Broward or Palm Beach County? Read this Post Before You Hire an Agent!

Posted on July 10, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

Dear Home Owner, Here are three important steps to selling your home: 1. HIRING THE RIGHT AGENT (we can provide you a list of the Top 10 Questions to ask Agents you interview). 2. STAGING THE HOME so it shows great. This includes taking care of maintenance items and cleaning and de-cluttering the home. 3. PRICING THE HOME RIGHT (we will …

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It’s a Sellers’ Market!

Posted on July 7, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

Good news for home sellers! In a recent real estate report, it’s been found out that the gap between the asking price and the actual sales price has been becoming narrower. As a matter of fact, a house would usually be sold for 98.3 percent of the asking price, a significant increase compared to the …

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Inspection for 40-Year Old Buildings in Florida

Posted on July 5, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

Is your building about to be 40 years old? If yes, then you might be hearing from the City/County Building Department of the Building Safety Inspection Program. Broward County created this program in 2005 following the lead of Miami-Dade County which adopted the program back in 1970s. This program mandates building owners or managers to …

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Truth for Sellers

Posted on April 12, 2013 by Great Florida Homes

Many properties that are encumbered with a mortgage are still underwater. Whether you are one of these sellers or if you have the good fortune to not be under water, here is a short list of advice for sellers to suceed in selling their properties: • Prepare your home for an inspection. Make it as …

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