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9 OCT
100% of Ask in August

I’m doing an interview with a news station late next week on whether there is a bubble in the real estate market. The answer is "no way - unless there was a worldwide economic situation and even then, it would be limited." Let me explain why. Last Sunday, the regular baseball... Read More

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25 SEP
Changes In the New Real Estate Contract

Changes In the New Real Estate Contract Every few years, the Realtors Associations get together and make all sorts of changes to the FR BAR Contracts.   We Realtors than gather with a trusted Realtor attorney and go over all the changes. Usually, changes are minor tweaks... Read More

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18 SEP
The Rental Gentrification of the Palm Beaches.

5 Reasons Why & 8 Ways to Win Out. I remember going white water rafting a decade ago in Aspen in summertime.  Prices there had really moved up and I asked our guide where everyone lived. The answer was not in Aspen anymore.  Most people who worked in Aspen worked 30 –... Read More

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28 AUG
Impact on Eviction Moratorium on Palm Beach County

Impact on Eviction Moratorium on Palm Beach County   Q:          I would love to see a training or session on foreclosures and short sales. Especially with the moratorium being lifted.  What our agent is talking about is that this week, the Federal moratorium... Read More

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14 AUG
12 Tips on The Façade of Your Home

Branch Rickey, the great Brooklyn Dodgers General Manager, was best known for integrating baseball by taking the first step of signing Jackie Robinson. Rickey also had a philosophy that it was always better to trade an older player a year too early than a year too late.  This... Read More

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7 AUG
Subdivision Community Remodels Need to Occur

Subdivision Community Remodels Need to Occur If you really want to have a good fight, forget not wearing a mask on an airplane and instead venture onto your HOA board and make a case for community improvement. Everyone knows or knows deep down that if you don’t remodel... Read More

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3 AUG
You must analyze your real estate tax bill this year

You must analyze your real estate tax bill this year. This year could be a strange one for real estate taxes with as much appreciation as we’ve had. If you are homesteaded (homestead, taxes, portability explained), you will be safe as your taxes can only go up 3% a year.... Read More

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10 JUL
15 Tips…Selling or Buying Condos post Surfside

15 Tips…Selling or Buying Condos post Surfside First, our thoughts & prayers go out to all the families affected by this terrible tragedy. A lot of people of people in general and in the Realtor community have asked me how this will affect the condo marketplace. Here... Read More

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25 JUN
Wanted: A job with an 87% Failure Rate.

Wanted: A job with an 87% Failure Rate. I read a report recently that said 130,000 people became Realtors since the pandemic. In fact, there are more Realtors than listings for sale!!! In Florida there are 275,000 licensed Realtors and in Palm Beach Country over 26,400 (I... Read More

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12 JUN
The Twilight Zone Real Estate Office & 15 Practices – A Post Covid Guide

The Twilight Zone Real Estate Office & 15 Practices – A Post Covid Guide It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition, and it lies between the pit of man's fears and... Read More

22 MAY
8 Reasons Why it might make sense to sell your home right now, even though it wasn’t initially in the plan.

8 Reasons Why it might make sense to sell your home right now, even though it wasn’t initially in the plan. 27.7% - April 2020- April 2021 Average Increase Prices typically don’t go up 27.7%  a year. But they did for the average single-family home in Palm Beach County. ... Read More

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