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Friday, August 10, 2018   /   by Harvey Rosenberg

Agent of the Month - Tess Uddenback-Slack

Congratulations to Tess Uddenback Slack, Our Realty Professionals of Florida, Agent of the Month!

A little about Tess - 

Tess has been selling for most of her working life. Originally from Sweden, she came to the USA in 1993 with just 2 suitcases. She has built a life that you would call living the American dream.

She graduated from Valencia with a degree in Hospitality and the customer service skills she achieved working for Marriott International she uses to help both buyers and sellers.

Tess also has property management experience with international investment buyers and has run her direct sales business for the past 10 years being a top performer in Florida for years.

She is excited to take all the experience she has to help you market your home for sale and utilize her people skills st help buyers find their new dream home.

Reach out to Tess to say congratulations!
321-624-4259
tess@realtyprosfl.com

Or find her on Facebook.

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Friday, August 03, 2018   /   by Harvey Rosenberg

How to Stage Your Home to Sell

If you’re ready to sell your home, one of the key elements in getting buyers interested is in the staging of the house. First, let’s look at what we mean by staging and some tips on how to stage your home to sell.



What is Staging?


The term staging simply means you’re making your home ready for the spotlight. It could be dressing it up to make it desirable to more home buyers, thus increasing your potential asking price. Staging your home is preparing the house to be a welcoming and attractive property. So, what are the best tips to stage your home?




Get it Cleaned


This should be an obvious one, but we’re talking deep clean here. Buyers are looking into all the nooks and crannies to determine if this is the house for them. You don’t want them to find any dust bunnies in the back of a closet.


De-Clutter


There’s a difference between a home that looks livable and lived in. You want potential buyers to picture themselves ...

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Friday, July 27, 2018   /   by Harvey Rosenberg

3 Crucial Reasons You Need to Hire a Property Manager

Whether you own a second home, investment property, a condo, or a vacation home for rental, you need to hire a property manager. While initially, it may look financially appealing to do it yourself, in the long run, it may cost you more. Here are 5 reasons why you need to hire a property manager.


Time


Property managers free up your time in more ways than one. If you are doing it yourself, hiring a property manager allows you to get back to your day to day life. A property manager’s job is to do just that, manage multiple properties. He or she will take the time to find you the right tenants. She will handle the phone calls when emergencies happen. In addition to emergency handling, he will hire the right people from an in-house network of vendors to fix those problems as well as perform routine maintenance.



Maximize Profit


Property management companies are in the real estate business, meaning they know the market. The company will set a rental rate that ...

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Friday, July 20, 2018   /   by Harvey Rosenberg

What's Going on With Victory Pointe Park in Clermont

If you haven’t been to downtown Clermont lately, you may be in for a few pleasant surprises. In what the City of Clermont hopes to be a revitalization, the city began work on its Master Plan three years ago, in 2015. You can read the details here.


Part of Clermont’s master plan includes Victory Pointe Park, an outdoor wetland and waterfront recreation area that will have its official grand opening on Friday, July 27th, 2018. While part of this project is the infrastructure to handle stormwater treatment and run-off, the city is taking a necessary development into a city beautification effort.



Artist rendering courtesy of City of Clermont

The park is located west of Osceola and West avenues, next to the current boat ramp and Clermont Boat House. The park will include a pond, winding boardwalks across the wetland areas, connection to the bike trail, as well as a pavilion and restrooms. The signature piece is an observation tower with a 360-degree view of Victo ...

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Thursday, June 07, 2018   /   by Charlotte Rose

Why Real Estate Investing makes (Dollars and) Sense

INTRODUCTION



Turn on the television or scroll through Facebook, and chances are you’ll see at least one advertisement for a group or “guru” who promises to teach you how to “get rich quick” through real estate investing. The truth is, much of what they’re selling are high-risk tactics that aren’t a good fit for the average investor. However, there is a way to make steady, predictable, low-risk income through real estate investing. In this blog post, we’ll examine the tried-and-true tactics that can be used to increase your income, pay off debt … even fund your retirement!



WHY INVEST IN REAL ESTATE?



One of the basic principles of real estate investment lies in this fact: everyone needs a place to live. And according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ most recent Consumer Expenditures Survey, housing is typically an American’s largest expense.1 But there are other reasons why real estate is a great ...

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