Buying A Home? Here Are Ten Bad Mistakes You MUST Avoid
If you are getting ready to buy a home and you are paying cash, this article is not for you. But if you plan on financing your purchase, I've ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on April 17, 2019
How To Use Price Per Square Foot In Real Estate
Perhaps the most common mistake I see made by real estate agents and homeowners alike when conjuring an asking price for a home is the over-reliance ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on April 15, 2019
7 Tips To Sell Your Home For Sale By Owner In 2019
Most of US housing is in a sellers' market right now, so we expect growth in the "For Sale By Owner" (FSBO) segment. There are and will be plenty of ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 18, 2019
5 Tips For Interviewing Real Estate Agents When Selling A Home
If there was just one thing that I could recommend to homeowners planning on selling a home is to improve upon their preparation for interviewing ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 11, 2019
Should You Buy A Home Directly From The Listing Agent?
If you want to buy a home, then it is likely you are concerned about getting as good of a deal as possible in this market where home prices are ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 26, 2018
Three Reasons A Home Does Not Sell Right Away
So what do you do when you have had your home on the market and nobody appears to want it?
My advice: This requires a meeting at the real estate ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 1, 2018
What Is A Swimming Pool Worth When Selling A Home?
I was speaking the other day to local appraiser Greg Lane when he informed me that swimming pools seemed to be adding more value to homes when sold ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 7, 2018
5 Tips For Selling Your Home In The Digital Age
If you are planning to sell your home in the coming weeks or months, you could do yourself a great favor by understanding how things have changed....
Posted by Joe Manausa on July 11, 2018
Here's How To Hide Your Identity Online For Free
With internet safety standards being enhanced on most websites, you will find yourself needing to register your identity more often now than you have ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on July 3, 2018
Is It A Good Time To Buy A House In Tallahassee?
Changes in the housing market have created conditions that most people who are thinking about buying and selling a home today have not ever ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on June 13, 2018
Selling A Home? Think Big For Top Dollar
If you are preparing to sell your home, I encourage you to "think big" if you want to squeeze every single dollar from the sale.
Most home sellers ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on April 18, 2018
How To Buy And Flip A House In A Seller's Market
If you want to buy and flip a house in a sellers' market, it's imperative that you have your act together.
The market is so hot right now that you ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on April 9, 2018
Three Signs Your Listing Agent Is Outdated And Costing You Money
If your home is listed for sale (and not yet under contract), it means you have a problem. It does not take months to sell a home in the digital ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on March 21, 2018
How To Capitalize Technology In Your Search For A New Home
Gone are the days of flipping through the newspaper and magazines when searching for a home to buy, but today's prudent buyer should know that simply ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 12, 2018
VETERANS WARNING: The VA Appraiser Has Issued TIDEWATER For Your Home
Whether you are buying or selling a home in Tallahassee, you might end up in a situation where the appraiser has issued "TIDEWATER." While this has ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 8, 2018
Who Determines The Market Value Of The Home You Want To Buy?
I was recently asked a question about who is primarily responsible for determining the market value of the home you want to buy.
I believe this ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 6, 2018
Do Tallahassee Homes Need Fireplaces For Resale Purposes?
Tallahassee is having its coldest winter in recent memory, and we're starting to get some questions about the impact of fireplaces on the long-term ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 30, 2018
Do Real Estate Agents Purposely Sabotage The Marketing Reach Of Their Listings?
There are many ways your real estate agent can help and protect you, so prudent agent selection is critical for buyers and sellers alike.
While there ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 26, 2018