How To Prepare To Buy A Home Within The Next 6 Months
Home buyers have an increasing access to information on the internet, yet every day we see buyers making the same mistakes over and over again.If you are better prepared, you will save a lot of money.
3 Step Preparation Before Buying A Home
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 3, 2017 in Advice: Real Estate
What To Expect From The Average Real Estate Agent
If you are considering a career selling real estate, you will find yourself among a growing group of people.If you are in the market and need an agent, take a look at what you should expect from the average real estate agent.The Average Real ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 28, 2017 in Blogging Real Estate
The Best Three Sites To Find Real And Accurate Real Estate Agent Reviews
If you are getting ready to sell a home, buy a home, or both, you'd be wise to do some prior preparation and that should include reading real estate agent reviews written by past customers.So where do you go to read what others say about local real ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 2, 2017 in Advice: Real Estate
How To Avoid The Exorbitant Cost Of Your Real Estate Agent's Bad Advice
Consumers should fear the potential of bad advice from their real estate agent.With homes now valued several hundred thousand dollars and higher, the cost of this bad advice can be staggering.You won't see it coming, as the advice will often pass ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 14, 2016 in Advice: Real Estate
Why Your Home Did Not Sell This Weekend
The buyer had to make a decision this weekend, he was on a tight schedule.We arranged to see five homes that fit his needs, and your home looked very promising, in fact it was the favorite out the gate.Unfortunately, when we arrived, we could not ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on May 2, 2016 in Advice: Real Estate
Saying Goodbye To One Great Tallahassee Realtor
Today is a sad day for us at Joe Manausa Real Estate, as we are saying goodbye to a great Tallahassee Realtor.Andrea Chapman joined us back in 2009 and has served as an exemplary role model for how anybody should go about the business of helping ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on December 4, 2015 in REALTOR News
Do Realtors All Use The Same Home Valuation Process?
It is not uncommon for us to receive questions from people who are currently trying to sell their home with another Realtor.My typical answer is to recommend that they immediately contact the broker of the agent that they hired and put together a ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 14, 2015 in Advice: Real Estate
There Is Always Someone Who Will Do It Cheaper
No matter the job, regardless of the industry, there is always somebody who will do it cheaper.Just about closing time yesterday at our Tallahassee real estate office, I experienced yet another example of our broken industry refusing to correct ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 1, 2015 in Advice: Real Estate
What Do Real Estate Agents Do?
The day in the life of a good real estate agent is chaotic at best, and most people who are in the market to buy a home or sell a home do not consider the consequences of choosing a well trained and organized real estate agent until it is too late....
Posted by Joe Manausa on September 4, 2015 in Blogging Real Estate
Why Selecting A Real Estate Agent Matters So Much
There is a learning curve as a consumer that comes with selecting a real estate agent, and that curve turns very sharply after your decision has been made. NAR surveys continue to show that between 60% to 65% of people hire the first real estate ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 10, 2015 in Advice: Real Estate
Expect More Realtors In Tallahassee In 2016
Every so often, we like to examine the production of Tallahassee Realtors in order to forecast industry employment changes in the coming year.
Unlike many industries where the overall market production is an estimate at best, the home selling ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on July 15, 2015 in REALTOR News
Tallahassee Realtor Sales Are On The Rise In 2015
It's time again to check out how productive Tallahassee Realtors have been in selling homes in Tallahassee.
This is a report that we like to run a few times every year as a way of checking both consumer confidence (whether or not they are hiring ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on April 24, 2015 in Tallahassee
What Do You Do When Your Real Estate Agent Lies To You?
We send out the Tallahassee Real Estate Newsletter to nearly 5,000 people each month, and many people rely on our information to make informed decisions when it comes to selling a home or buying a home in Tallahassee, Florida. Considering we've ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on April 9, 2015 in Advice: Real Estate
How To Buy A Home When The Seller Will Not Negotiate
I have been talking with quite a few people lately about how to buy a home in this very wonderful buyer's market.
In most cases, these people had been working with a friend (inexperienced in real estate), and they were finding great homes but could ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on July 18, 2012 in Housing Market Conditions
Survey Questions REALTORs Roles In Real Estate Reporting?
I have received mixed feedback over the years regarding my style of real estate reporting and whether or not I am providing a valuable service to people involved in the Tallahassee real estate market.
I love feedback, whether positive or negative, ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on June 18, 2012 in Blogging Real Estate