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
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
Single Family Detached Homes Leading The Housing Market Recovery
The housing market recovery in Tallahassee is gaining speed, though it is not evenly disbursed among all existing homeowners.
Single family detached ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on December 29, 2016
HOT Tallahassee Real Estate Market = Not Enough Homes For Sale!
The housing market in Tallahassee remains hot, and that means we are running out of homes for sale at all price ranges below $350,000.
Builders have ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 10, 2016
The Real Deal On Determining A Home's Value
When it comes time to buy a home or sell a home in Tallahassee, you will run across different people telling you varying stories about how they've ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on December 16, 2015
What Can You Do When You Disagree With A Property Appraisal?
So you are buying a home or selling a home and the property appraisal comes in below the contract amount, what do you do?
One of our readers asked ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 6, 2015
Real Estate Appraisal FAQ With Greg Lane
This is the second segment of our interviews with Greg Lane, a local Tallahassee appraiser who running for the office of Leon County Property ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 15, 2015
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 ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 1, 2015
20 Questions - Greg Lane For Leon County Property Appraiser
You might have heard that Greg Lane, a highly regarded real estate appraiser in Tallahassee, is running for the office of Leon County Property ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on September 28, 2015
How I Learned The Difference Between A Real Estate Appraisal And True Market Value From A Diamond Dealer In New York
Are you wondering why there is a difference between a real estate appraisal and the true market value of a property? If so, you are not alone.If ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on September 2, 2015
Zillow Real Estate Value - Fact Or Fiction?
Have you recently used the Zillow Real Estate Value Tool and find yourself curious about its accuracy?
In my recent article about home ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on May 16, 2013
What The Antiques Roadshow Can Teach You About Selling A Home
I was watching an episode of the Antiques Roadshow this past weekend and I saw numerous lessons on valuation that could be applied to selling a home....
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 21, 2013
What A Purple Trike Can Teach You About Selling A Home
As I was waiting for my family to gather to put a movie on last night, I was surfing and came across a show on the History Channel called Pawn Stars. ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on December 27, 2011
How To Use Square Feet In Home Valuations
One of the most common questions that we get from people wanting to sell a home in Tallahassee relates to how to use square feet in home valuations. ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 4, 2011
'My Home Hasn't Lost Value Like Everybody Else's!'
I came across a survey of homeowners that I think is very enlightening for many reasons. This Zillow real estate survey (a real estate aggregator and ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on July 3, 2009
You Get What You Pay For From Free Real Estate Services Sites
Well, it's hard to believe that we're coming upon two milestones at the very same time. This blog is now 1 year old, though my first meaningful blog ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on December 11, 2008
How Home Values Are Determined
I thought I might provide some insight on How Home Values Are Determined. Everyone who owns a home typically likes particular aspects of that home. ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on June 3, 2008