Carl Flickinger's Blog

Real Estate Agent - Golf and Water Real Estate Agency
After watching all the negative news reporting in Cape Coral Florida regarding the foreclosure mess by the banks not following the proper chain of title requirements (a whole other article about real property rights in AMERICA), I feel obligated to offer my views. Most of these reports center aro...
While trying to conduct business in Lee County Florida I am running into a re-occurring problem with other real estate agents. That problem seems to be any ability at all to understand how important it is to prepare their seller when an offer is presented. More specifically the seller's agent nee...
I would like to begin a discussion on the issue of real estate transfer fees. Its been brought to my attention that some homes are emcumbered with a transfer fee each and every time the home is bought and sold. I have not come across this issue in my business practicies in Cape Coral, FL. I am wo...
Plan on joining me for an open house this sunday September 12th, form 12pm until 3pm. I will be at 4403 SE 20th St, Cape Coral, FL. The owner is very motivated to move this property. Special pricing and buyer incentives will be available that day.
What a lovely salt water (one bridge chose 8.5 or 11 foot) pool home. It has a brand new tile roof (over 28K), well landscaped in a pride of ownership desirable SE neighborhood, automatic hurricane shutters, a gas fire place, and 4 bedrooms. Unique pavers line the in ground heated pool, and the i...
Some how I have become a source for landlords, who have rental properties in Cape Coral, FL, and who don't want to list them on the MLS. I currently have over 4 landlords, with over 20 rentals that are available. So if you are looking for a home or condo, furnished or not, up to five bedroom home...
I own a 2 bedroom 2 bath, approximately 1500 square foot home in the beautiful Del tura Golf and Country Club Community, in North Ft Myers. It is located on an outer lot, which is the lowest monthly HOA fees, for new resident. You can view the community at select florida, ...
I have done some investigation as to what is involved in presenting a claim for monetary damages as a result of the oil spill (florida guidelines) What I have learned is that if you the realtor believes you might have suffered a loss of business and are willing to provide some past commission inf...
While I have been officially licensed by the State of Florida as a Realtor for a little over a year, I have already came across several situations that have left me questioning the licensing process, or the way around it some people seem to be taking. Two things in particiular I am puzzled by. Ho...
What an eye opening experience. I have been struggling with how to engage my advertising budget so that I am getting the most bang for the buck, while insuring that the marketing is cutting edge, and in step with the times, while looking towards the future with an eye towards a complete system. I...

Carl Flickinger

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