Sellers

Items To Check Before A Home Inspection

Selling a home can be a stressful time, there is so much to think about; keeping the home clean, heading out on a moment’s notice to accommodate last minute showings, not to mention planning a move. It’s natural to feel overwhelmed. Then you get that great offer and enter escrow. You’re relieved until you realize […]

amandasearlerealtor | Sep 20, 2021

Fall Home Check List For Florida Home Owners

September is a great month to spend some time going over some items in your home and making sure that they are functioning correctly and that you are properly maintaining them. Here’s a list of some items to check on: Clean Out Your Gutters: If you have gutters then you probably know that they can […]

amandasearlerealtor | Aug 27, 2021

August Is Property Tax Assessment Month

Every August the city’s Property Tax Assessor sends out an estimate of your home’s value and your proposed property taxes that will be due in November based on the assessed value. If you don’t agree with the assessed value you have the right to appeal: The property appraiser’s assessment of your property’s value. A denial […]

amandasearlerealtor | Aug 11, 2021

Choosing The Right Offer When Selling Your Home

Congratulations, you have multiple offers on your home listing. It’s exciting to hear that you have a choice in buyers. Yet how can you make sure that you choose the right offer? With varying sales prices and terms, comparing offers might be harder than you expected. Still – it’s a great problem to have.If you […]

amandasearlerealtor | Jun 7, 2021

Balance Sheets + Property Profitability

Balance sheets look different for owners who purchase property to rent than for owners who purchase property to develop and sell. Keep in mind that balance sheets can be as simple or as detailed as the owner wishes. The key is designing the balance sheet to provide and track any necessary information.   Here is […]

amandasearlerealtor | Apr 20, 2021

Taxes + Selling A Home

There’s a lot to think about when selling a home – and one thing should be taxes. The buying and selling a home could be one of the largest transactions of your life, and as with any financial transaction, there’s a tax angle. If you know what your tax implication are as you go into […]

amandasearlerealtor | Feb 19, 2021

How To Sell Your House When Relocating

Were you offered a promotion, but it requires you to move away from your current city? Maybe you’ve decided you want to be closer to family. Whatever your reason for relocating, you may be stuck in a situation with a need to sell your current home quickly. This type of situation isn’t the same as […]

amandasearlerealtor | Dec 22, 2020

I Don’t Like My Realtor, What Should I Do?

When you decide you don’t like your Realtor, it may be time to fire them. This isn’t an easy thing, especially if you don’t handle conflict very well. Maybe your agent has stopped returning calls or simply isn’t putting in the time to get your home sold or find the right home for you to […]

amandasearlerealtor | Dec 21, 2020

How To Stage A Home For Top Dollar

How to Stage a House that Buyers will Love Staging your home may seem like something you don’t have to do, but you really cannot get as much out of the home without staging it. A staged home will look and feel more attractive to buyers. This means, they are more likely to make a […]

amandasearlerealtor | Dec 21, 2020

How Safe Is It To Sell Your Own House?

When it comes time to sell your home, you may be tempted to sell it on your own. However, before you enter into the world of “For Sale By Owner” you should understand what you are getting into. You may be looking to cut costs by selling your home yourself. However, selling a house without […]

amandasearlerealtor | Dec 17, 2020