Selling Your Home? You Better Understand Price Elasticity First!
If you want to sell a home today, you should understand that things have changed.
Not worse and not better, just different. And if you stay ignorant of price elasticity in your local real estate market, then you're likely to leave a lot of money ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on December 7, 2017 in Advice: Real Estate
What Consumers Should Know About The December Real Estate Market
How is the real estate market in Tallahassee? Are home sellers able to find buyers? Are buyers able to find homes?
These are very popular questions these days, so we've put together some information on current housing market conditions in ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on December 6, 2017 in Housing Market Conditions
Liar, Liar, Pants On Fire: 3 Reasons A Listing Agent Might Mislead You
When you decide to move, your ability to pocket all the cash in your home is tied to one decision.
Choose correctly, and you'll be happy to go on to the next home knowing that you're bringing 100% of the equity in your current one.
But make this ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 13, 2017 in Advice: Real Estate
Are Home Values In The 32308 About To Set A Record High?
Home values are soaring in the 32308 zip code.
It's an active segment of the Tallahassee real estate market, and buyer behavior suggests it's popularity is still very strong.
Here are the homes that appear to be flying "off the shelf:"
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 9, 2017 in Homes For Sale
Luxury Home Sales Show Improvement
The market for luxury homes in Tallahassee still favors the buyer, but there is good news for high end home sellers.
High end buyers are active, you just have to market your home correctly to get it sold.
Here's a list of the luxury homes for sale ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 6, 2017 in Homes For Sale
3 Reasons Why You Might Not Want To Sell Your Home During The Holidays
If you’ve been contemplating the idea of selling your home this holiday season, you may want to think again.
Here are 3 reasons why you should never sell your home over the holidays:
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 3, 2017 in Advice: Real Estate
1 In 4 Tallahassee Home Sales Occur In These Neighborhoods
Nearly one of every four existing homes sold in Tallahassee occur in these 11 neighborhoods, and buyers today are trolling for the next home to hit the market.
Take a look at what's for sale in the most active subdivisions in Tallahassee, as many of ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 30, 2017 in Tallahassee Neighborhoods
7 Homes, 7 Pictures. Which One Was Taken By A Professional Photographer?
Recently, I was amazed to find that only one of seven active listings had used a professional photographer when preparing a home for sale. Question: Can you spot the pro? Which Home Was Captured By A Professional Photographer? ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 11, 2017 in Advice: Real Estate
Costly Listing Agent Typos Means Less Money When You Sell A Home
You might not be shocked to discover that typographical errors in your real estate listing can cost you a lot of money when you sell a home.But I bet you never considered THESE types of errors and yet they are the costliest of errors that your agent ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on September 21, 2017 in Advice: Real Estate
Here Are 10,000 Recent Home Sales In Tallahassee
If you are planning to buy and/or sell a home in Tallahassee, I recommend you get a feel for current market conditions so that you can maximize your spending dollar.One good starting point can be a review of recent home sales in Tallahassee. ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 29, 2017 in Housing Market Conditions
Do This To Get Up To $18,020 More For Your Home When You Sell
If you are getting ready to sell your home, you'll be excited to know that there is something new you can do in order to get more money from the sale.In Tallahassee, where our average home price this year is $212,001, this trick can equate to more ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 24, 2017 in Advice: Real Estate
Fewer Distressed Homes For Sale Results In Accelerated Appreciation For Homeowners
In case you missed our Weekly Special Real Estate Report on current appreciation rates, you should check it out.It shows fewer distressed listings (shown below) are resulting in soaring real estate appreciation rates.Distressed Homes For ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 7, 2017 in Homes For Sale
What Is The Average Home Appreciation Rate?
Recently, a reader asked about the average home appreciation rate in Tallahassee.Rather than provide a mere number, I have prepared a comprehensive report on average rates for several different key time periods.
(Graph above explained here)
How To ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on July 18, 2017 in Housing Market Conditions
Why Does Shark Tanks's Barbara Corcoran Endorse Joe Manausa?
Last month I flew to New York City to shoot a commercial with Barbara Corcoran, star of ABC's hit reality show Shark Tank.Since it began airing, I've been getting questions about how we drew such strong praise from a prominent celebrity.Why ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on July 12, 2017 in Advice: Real Estate
Why Selling A Home Fast Nets You More Money
If you saw our recent article announcing our first-ever Facebook Live Open House, then you might wonder, are open houses making a comeback?Our long-time readers know sellers have less than a one percent chance of selling their home through an ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on June 26, 2017 in Mortgage / Finance
Open House Live - A New Generation Of Real Estate Open Houses
Open House Saturday - 2:00 p.m. Facebook Live!While open houses in real estate have been around for a long, long time, Saturday's open house will be a first for Joe Manausa Real Estate.http://www.manausa....
Posted by Joe Manausa on June 23, 2017 in Homes For Sale
Short Sales: From Thousands To Hundreds To Now Just Nine
Short sales in Tallahassee are nearly extinct, which seems hard to believe after the thousands of them that we have seen.Take a look at the nine remaining short sales in the Tallahassee real estate market.Short Sales In TallahasseeShort Sales
Posted by Joe Manausa on June 19, 2017 in Homes For Sale
4 Steps To Ensure You Hire The Best Listing Realtor
The real estate brokerage industry is not very efficient and you might be surprised to find that most Realtors do not sell many homes.But have you ever considered what the impact to you might be if you end up working with one who does ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on June 5, 2017 in Blogging Real Estate
Why Do I Really Need A Listing Agent? Read This And You'll Understand
Experience. It is hard to explain to somebody who lacks it, so I would like to share a short story.It centers around an offer we received on one of our listings and how we prevented it from harming our seller. Any Offer Is A Good Offer ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on May 25, 2017 in Blogging Real Estate
38 Homes For Sale Hidden In A Tallahassee Gated Community
Do you ever wonder what's going on behind the gates of a controlled access neighborhood?Well, here are 38 homes for sale that you cannot see from the outside looking in.Homes For Sale In A Gated Community In TallahasseeControlled Access ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on May 23, 2017 in Homes For Sale