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Interior Decorating

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Interior Decorating – What’s OUT for 2017   If you’re thinking of doing a bit of remodeling or Interior Decorating before putting your home on the market, pay attention to what decorators now say is “Out.”   Nationwide, the consensus is that you should shy away from these recently popular … Read More »

Before you go shopping for that new home – Get pre-approved

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

Pre-approved When you want to purchase a home in Ormond Beach, your first step should be meeting with a local lender and getting pre-approved for a loan.   This step is important for 3 reasons:   You will know what you can afford. Looking at homes you can’t purchase not … Read More »

More bank-owned homes on the horizon for the Daytona Beach Area

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Now, nearly 8 years after the foreclosure crisis began, more than 5 million homes have been lost. In June 2016 the sale of foreclosed properties fell to their lowest levels since 2008, and the foreclosure rate fell to “only” 1.7%.   That sounds like the winding-down of the crisis. Unfortunately, … Read More »

Comprehensive Market Analysis

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

What is a Comprehensive Market Analysis and how is it prepared?   The comprehensive market analysis, also known as a CMA or Broker Price Opinion, is an informal form of appraisal, prepared by a real estate agent who is familiar with the homes in your area. The analysis begins with … Read More »

Do you want to sell YOUR house – or your neighbor’s?

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Do you want to sell YOUR house – or your neighbor’s?   That seems like a silly question, doesn’t it? But selling the neighbor’s house is exactly what a lot of home sellers actually do.   It can happen in several ways, the most common of which is by over pricing. … Read More »