7 Reasons Not to Use a Friend as Your Real Estate Agent

Too often, people hire an agent based on friendship instead of expertise. This common pitfall can have severe financial consequences and potentially ruin a friendship based on the outcome. But with 95% of real estate agents being part time, and 99% being far less than “the best,” you should know that the difference between a great real estate […]

5 Steps Smart Sellers Take to Generate Multiple Offers

Home sales (and values) have been on a strong uptick nationwide thanks to low interest rates, freer lending standards and a drop in the foreclosure rate. Sellers everywhere are breathing a giant, collective sigh of relief! But for all of the buyer activity, it seems like most houses sit on one end of two extremes: they either […]

The 5 Top Home Buyer Turn-Offs of 2018

Selling a home in today’s market can be a bit frustrating. There’s all sorts of home staging and property preparation advice out there, and some of it seems daunting or impossible to follow unless you already live in a haute home or have a serious bankroll set aside to whip your place into shape. You can’t turn a rancher into […]

Data Is Ugly, Ours Isn’t. July Market Update!

Whether you’re buying or selling in Tallahassee, it is critical to have a good understanding of what’s going on in our market. Knowing the most important data such as # of homes sold, average sales price and days on market will better prepare you to buy or sell a home. Our July market update is easy to understand and showcases […]

Why are they hiding important information that could cost you thousands?

Knowing the average inaccuracy of the Zestimates in your area can greatly impact your decision on whether or not to trust that number. People have become so accustomed to trusting online home valuations because they don’t know where else to go.  According to a recent case, the company’s controversial “Zestimate” tool repeatedly undervalued a woman’s […]