Category: Real Estate

Five Reasons Why a Pandemic Might be a Great Time to Sell Property

Five Reasons Why a Pandemic Might be a Great Time to Sell Property

Realtors have faced countless challenges this year. Besides the pandemic, a weakened economy, and massive layoffs, many people have decided to put selling their home on pause for the year. While these challenges are certainly formidable, realtors should appreciate that this summer might actually be one of the best times in years to sell a property. In the hopes of giving realtors renewed vigor in approaching clients, this article reviews some silver linings of the current real estate market. [...]

Realtors’ Commonly Asked COVID-19 Questions

Realtors’ Commonly Asked COVID-19 Questions

As we navigate the Covid-19 pandemic, many of us have been placed in situations that we never would have anticipated. While it is a good idea to retain the help of a knowledgeable property law attorney if you are facing a complex situation, it may also help to understand some legal responses to four of the most commonly asked questions that Florida realtors are asking during the pandemic.   What Unique Legal Complications Does COVID-19 Bring to the Real Estate Industry?   In situat[...]

Commonly Asked Questions About Selling Property During the Pandemic

Commonly Asked Questions About Selling Property During the Pandemic

One of the biggest challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic is that it feels like we are constantly being presented with new information about how the illness is spreading and how it is best controlled. As Florida continues to see an increase in the number of confirmed cases, there are countless questions that people interested in selling a property during this process have. The following reviews the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions by sellers during the coronavirus pand[...]

Proven Strategies Realtors Use to Make Properties More Attractive

Proven Strategies Realtors Use to Make Properties More Attractive

During the coronavirus pandemic, a property’s curb appeal means more than ever. After all, prospective buyers are no longer able to tour properties with the freedom they once could. Either a property attracts potential purchasers from the outside or dissuades them from looking further.  If you are in the process of attempting to sell a property during the pandemic and are worried about its outward appearance, there are some critical steps that you can follow to make sure that your home is as[...]

How Realtors Should Clean Listed Properties in the Coronavirus Era

How Realtors Should Clean Listed Properties in the Coronavirus Era

One facet of the COVID-19 pandemic that has caused many people to worry is the length of time the virus can survive on surfaces. Added to this risk is the fear that people are not cleaning surfaces or properties correctly. If you are selling a property, you want to do whatever possible to avoid leaving prospective buyers worried that they will accidentally be exposed to the virus while viewing it. The following reviews some critical steps you can take to keep your home clean as you try to sell i[...]

What Realtors Should Expect From the Housing Market

As most realtors can tell you, spring is often a busy time for buying and selling property. COVID-19 and its resulting chaos, however, has pushed both property buyers and sellers into uncertain areas. Many shelter-in-place orders have forced realtors to cancel open houses which have led to the postponed sales of a lot of property.   Even during the pandemic, however, many people in Florida are still interested in purchasing and/or selling property in the near future. Realtors will likely be[...]

Five Pieces of Advice for Selling Property During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  The coronavirus pandemic led to quick and substantial changes for many industries, including real estate. While some sellers decided it was best to pull their property from the market, other people are still trying to sell their property. If you are trying to sell your home in this market, there are some helpful things that you can do to make sure the transaction proceeds as smoothly as possible. Provide Video Tours Instead of Open Houses Before the pandemic, open houses were an excellent[...]

How Will the Coronavirus Impact the Real Estate Industry?

  In a short time, the real estate market went from a busy and competitive market to a much slower one as a result of the coronavirus. Once packed, many open houses have become more sparsely attended while other open houses have been canceled altogether.  Understandably, many property owners are suspicious of having strangers examine their property and potentially spread COVID-19. This is just one of several ways that the real estate market has changed as a result of the coronavirus. This [...]

Four Common Questions All Realtors Should Know How to Answer

Realtors do not have it easy. Among other challenges, realtors must deal with many people’s less-than-stellar opinions about them. Of course, in reality, the value of realtors might change between agents, but realtors are far from worthless. Realtors not only know how to sell properties, but they also understand how to seek out prospective buyers and sellers that someone might never find on their own.  To determine your worth as a realtor, sellers and buyers rely on many tactics including fir[...]

Property Trends in 2020

Since 2010, many real estate trends have come and gone. For example, many homeowners were concerned about losing their homes a decade ago. Today, Millennials are the dominant force in the real estate market rather than Baby Boomers.  The following reviews some of the various trends in the property acquisition process that the most adept realtors should understand. Buyers are Seeking Affordable Markets For years, various real estate markets hit high selling prices and bubble after bubble of hot [...]