Realtor® Keith represented two buyers, Bobby and Betty, and showed them four houses. Betty then asked to see one of the properties a second time, then a third, then a fourth. Bobby and Betty seemed as if they were on the cusp of committing to the house they visited over and over but told Keith they’d … Continue reading Guarantees? Don’t forget you could be wrong.
Law Takes Aim at Emotional Support Animal Certificate Abuse
JUNE 24, 2020 The new law, SB 1084, was a session priority for Florida Realtors as the continued abuse of online “ESA certificates” created major problems for property managers. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Governor Ron DeSantis signed Senate Bill 1084 into law this week, which seeks to curb growing abuses of emotional support animal (ESA) certificates. The new … Continue reading Law Takes Aim at Emotional Support Animal Certificate Abuse
You Could Be the Fall Guy for Your Seller’s Lies
When Kristen Martinez and her family bought a home in the Seattle area two years ago, she specifically asked about the electrical wiring. “We had been told [by the seller] when we bought the house that there was no knob-and-tube wiring,” Martinez says. This older form of electrical wiring is less resistant to damage and … Continue reading You Could Be the Fall Guy for Your Seller’s Lies
Time Frames of a Purchase Contract
Minding time periods of a purchase contract is an essential element of our Realtor duties. An expiration date of any of the given time periods can result in a Buyer losing their deposit or the Seller failing to close on their property. Three important time periods to consider are: Loan Approval PeriodInspection PeriodCondo Rider/ Condo … Continue reading Time Frames of a Purchase Contract
Look Around: Is Someone Sabotaging Your Sale?
A house just won’t sell and you may be stumped as to why– and occasionally someone may be sabotaging your sale. Some real estate professionals have found that the saboteur is a neighbor or even the seller’s own child. In one situation highlighted in The Wall Street Journal, a real estate agent had been showing … Continue reading Look Around: Is Someone Sabotaging Your Sale?
Financial Wellness For Realtors
Tuesday, February 18 • 12:30 – 2:30 pm Chicago Title Insurance Co.13800 NW 14 Street, Suite 190, Sunrise, FL 33323 Learn how to secure your financial future with every property you close with actionable easy steps you can begin implementing with your next transaction. Marianela has over 15 years of experience in the tax and financial planning … Continue reading Financial Wellness For Realtors
Broward Biz After Hours – Jan 16, 2020
Thursday, January 16 • 5:30 - 7:30 pm Bahama Breeze2750 Sawgrass Mills Circle, Sunrise 33324 Join us at one of West Broward’s top venues and enjoy complimentary appetizers, one drink ticket & great drink specials as you network with other local area real estate professionals. FREE to all REALTORS® & Guests
Does a transaction broker represent the transaction or the person?
A common phrase attorneys on Florida Realtors Legal Hotline hear is that a licensee “represents the transaction” when working with a buyer, seller or both in a transaction broker relationship. This isn’t technically correct because a transaction broker provides a limited form of representation to a person, unless they’re providing services to both sides and … Continue reading Does a transaction broker represent the transaction or the person?
Find Your Next Listing With These Geographic Farming Tactics
RPR gives you access to data, tools and reports that can help you “wow” your clients and close more deals. However, from time to time, we like to “wow” our users and show them features and capabilities within RPR that can really help them build their business. By digging a little deeper into the platform, … Continue reading Find Your Next Listing With These Geographic Farming Tactics
6 Success Tips for The New and Pro Real Estate Agent
“Whatever your mind can conceive and believe, it can achieve.” Napoleon Hill How you think and what you do as a real estate agent on a day to day basis is what defines you. Yes, there are good days and bad days; after all, we are human. Yet, as we enter the fourth quarter and … Continue reading 6 Success Tips for The New and Pro Real Estate Agent