July 2018

Found 4 blog entries for July 2018.

Tips on Writing Listing Descriptions 

We know the importance of having great photos when it comes to selling a home, but do you ever think about the importance of the descriptions, too? Sure, the pictures are what gets them to click, but the description is a powerful tool to get them to put that home on their list of "must-sees". Here are a few tips on what to do to get your potential clients to want to get in the car and look at your listing. 

1. Don't be repetitive.

You are only allowed so much space on the MLS for your descriptions, so it's important to make the most of it. Do not repeat facts that can be found in the property details section. For example, there is no need to reiterate the fact that the home has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.

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Should You Be A Realtor: What are the Benefits?

More than 44 million people have a side hustle according to Bankrate.  The "Side Hustle" trend has become a huge part of life within the millennial group, especially, in order to save money for big moves like launching a business of their own or for a downpayment on a home. Whatever the case may be, these numbers tell us something. People are willing to hustle.  However, not all "side hustles" can provide the kind of return most are looking for, but real estate can. In fact, real estate is so customizable, that it often becomes a full time career, which is what we strive for with our agents. 

Here is why many people get into real estate, and why you should consider this your next career move. 

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Temporary Relief for Home Owners

According to the National Associate of Realtors Magazine, we're seeing a decrease in mortgage rates across the board. Earlier this spring we were seeing the rates increase rapidly, but it appears there's room to see even more of a decrease in the soon to come months. This is good news for those looking to purchase a home but may only be temporary relief. 

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How To Prepare For Rainy Season 

Rainy season hits Florida hard. If you aren't ready for it, it can end up causing some pretty costly damages. That's why it's important to take these steps to assure you are prepared for what Mother Nature might throw at you.

1. Make Sure Your Gutters are Good To Go.

Clean your gutters out so that there is no backup that can end up causing roof damages, and double check for any holes in them that may cause water to get straight to your foundation.  This is an easy step to take in order to avoid havoc later on. 

2. Make Sure To Have Flood Insurance.

Many homeowners think they are in the clear by not being in a "flood zone". However, there are many times that flood zones still get flooded, especially in

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