Category: Home Selling

Can You Change Realtors When Selling Your Home?

If things aren’t working out with the real estate agent selling your home, you might be wondering if you can switch to a new one. For the most part, the answer is yes. However, the steps you’ll need to take to change realtors depend on what your listing agreement says. What is a Listing Agreement?…

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How Much is Real Estate Commission in Florida?

In Florida, there aren’t set real estate commission fees or mandatory minimum fees. Instead, how much commission a real estate agent receives is 100 percent negotiable. Below, we’ll explore the competitive standard for realtor fees and things to consider when negotiating real estate fees. The Competitive Standard for Real Estate Commissions in Florida In Florida…

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What Adds Value to a Home Appraisal in Florida?

The home appraisal is the home’s estimated value as determined by a licensed appraiser. The appraiser considers the property being appraised as well as the price of similar recently sold homes in the area when calculating a home’s appraisal value. Ways to Improve Your Home’s Appraisal Value in Florida The following actions may help you…

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What is a Seller’s Property Disclosure?

In Florida, sellers must disclose any conditions or facts about the house or property they are selling that impact its value or desirability. The seller’s property disclosure is a form used for sellers to disclose all material information about the home they are selling. In Florida, sellers must disclose any conditions or facts about the…

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What is DOM in Real Estate?

In real estate, DOM stands for Days on Market. It’s the length of time that a house has been on the market (a.k.a listed for sale). The number of days on the market directly affects the sales price of the home, so it’s a number that home buyers and sellers should pay attention to. Below,…

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Do Hurricane Shutters Increase a Home’s Value in Florida?

Florida may offer sunshine and warmth, but this state is also no stranger to hurricanes. According to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, 38 percent of all U.S. hurricanes have hit Florida. Hurricane shutters can protect your home against hurricanes and tropical storms, and they can increase a home’s value in Florida, too….

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How To Price Your Home for Sale

The listing price at which you decide to put your home up for sale has a huge impact on your final sales price.  If you price your home wrong it can lead to low demand and a lower sales price. Buyers are doing everything they can to submit winning offers on homes in todays market,…

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Home Sellers Guide: The Top 6 Strategies To Get Top Dollar

Selling a house is an art that many people undervalue and underrepresented.  There are many factors that influence not only how long the house will take to sell, but the price at which the house will sell for. According to the National Association of Realtors, 8% of home sales in 2019 were accomplished as for…

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