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Force Majeure...it's in our Florida contracts. Do you know what it means? Do you know how it applies to your contract? It's a french term literaly translated as "A Greater Force". We typically say an "Act of GOD". Force majeure would come into play, for example, when a buyer or sller sells a hous...
02/09/2011
There are many people out there trying to work the system.  Below is what I consider to be an excellent explanation of what you can and cannot do when it comes to short sales.  Abide by this and you'll stay out of trouble when selling or buying a home. Enjoy.Question:  I want to know if I can sho...
01/07/2011
Working as a single agent without a "team" can sometimes have it's drawbacks - especially when you're hoping for a little "getaway"  All I can say is "thank goodness for Jennifer!"  She's another experienced agent in our office who covers for me when I'm away.  My getaways have been few and far b...
12/14/2010
I've heard that even here - in Safety Harbor, Florida, Santa still gets around with his sleigh and 8 reindeer (I've got to question Santa's judgement since snow is about as rare as reindeer hoofprints on the roof but I'll chalk it up to tradition at this point) (photo courtesy google images) Anyw...
12/13/2010
I'm not generally political in my real estate commentary, however I feel it encumbent upon all of us to really grab this bull by the horns (with a bullhorn) and, like all the little Whos, make a loud enough noise that we're all heard in Washington. As most of you probably know, congress is consid...
12/03/2010
Here are some great tips from Amy Meyers out of Leechburg PA - thanks amy, these are simple effective ways to enhance a room by making it look larger.Making a room look larger than it really is, is an art - an art that anyone can do. It is simpler and easier than you might think just to change so...
11/30/2010
A week from this coming Saturday ( the 12th of dec.) it's Winter in Safety Harbor with the annual Safety Harbor Snowfest.  This yearly event is hosted by the Elena Tresh Foundation which provides support to those impacted by a child's catastrophic illness, terminal illness or loss of life. Join t...
11/30/2010
  This November the 27th, make a dash down to the Safety Harbor marina for the first annual Autumn Fest.  This 5 kilometer (that's just a little over 3 miles) run will wind up North bayshore and main Street before finishing back at the Marina. The cost is $28 and that includes a free custom T shi...
11/23/2010
My broker always said, "many times the first offer is the best." But how many times have we, as real estate agents, tried to convince a seller to take an offer that we thought was a fair offer and reflective of the market, only to have that seller say, "I'm not going to let it go for THAT." Sound...
11/15/2010
Believe it or not, in the Clearwater and Safety Harbor areas, as I'm guessing in other areas, there are still people with second homes who have not remortaged them and who are either free and clear or who owe just a small mortgage.  If you are one of those home owners perhaps you no longer use th...
11/12/2010
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