Closing emergency! 6 last-minute snags and how to solve them

Whether it’s because of a lender who over-promised and under-delivered, a buyer who dropped the ball or an agent who failed to communicate timely details — problems occur when you’re down to the wire. Here’s how to fix last-minute closing issues fast.

What’s hot and what’s not: 10 luxury housing trends you can’t ignore

Luxury buyers are often seeking homes to accommodate their jet-setting, upwardly mobile lifestyle — they know what they want, and money isn’t an object. Find out what’s in vogue and what’s not for luxury homes here.

7 reasons homebuyers should think twice before buying ‘as is’

In a low-inventory market, buyers are making compromises left and right to secure their future home. But before your buyers commit to an “as-is” purchase, they should know what they’re getting into. Here are seven risks to be aware of when buying a home in “as-is” condition.

8 reasons selling without a real estate agent is a recipe for disaster

Unguided decision-making when handling the single largest transaction someone makes can result in a rocky real estate process with issues that could have been avoided.

11 things buyers do that agents can’t stand

Buyer behavior can be confusing, perplexing and downright frustrating for agents at various stages of the purchase process. This is just a glimpse into the annoyances real estate agents face all the time.

5 steps to prep a show-ready listing every time

What can sellers do to make a positive and memorable first impression on buyers and agents? What can they do to eliminate (or at least tame) the scrutiny and instead inspire buyers to visualize a future in the home?

How to give listing feedback tactfully — even when it’s negative

We’ve all had those showings where the timing (or the seller) just wasn’t quite right. You know, the ones where you walk in with hopeful buyers and walk out less then 10 minutes later with an air of disappointment surrounding you.

Parker Principle 1: How fees will help real estate go from sales to service

The real estate industry has poured enormous sums of money into the improvement of predictive analytics, blockchain tech, virtual reality, artificial intelligence (AI) and countless other technologies — all this, of course, in an effort to enhance our…

8 questions agents should expect at every listing appointment

It is often a poker game of sorts; how much information should the agent share and in what way? Is the seller just picking their brain or truly serious about needing the agent’s help? Who else may the seller be interviewing?

34 terms every Florida real estate agent should know

Real estate has a language all of its own, and there are a few terms and abbreviations you see quite often. Although many real estate terms are universal, every state and locality has it’s own lingo that relates to the real estate process.