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Real Estate as a Hedge against Inflation

Real Estate, a hedge against inflation Inflation is on the minds of everyone right now.  There are main 3 factors that affect inflation and the value of the dollar; Increased demand for products and services, Constraints on available supplies for goods and services, An increase in the amount of money being printed. I remember discussing … Read more

The Emotional Rollercoaster of a Real Estate Transaction

In a real estate transaction, I refer to the period of time between the offer to the closing table as the Emotional Rollercoaster. Finding a home is the easy part. Getting to the closing table is the end goal but it is also where all hell breaks lose. Negotiations do not end with an effective … Read more

Pros and Cons of Investing in a Pre-Construction Condo

Pros and Cons of investing in a pre-construction condo

For those of us who were around for the mid-2000’s real estate boom and the following bust, real estate investing might come with a few nightmares. There was a time when pre-construction condos equated to lines out the sales door of real estate investors wanting to purchase with the hopes of a great return on … Read more

5 Ways To Make Moving Easy

Moving makes everyone a little nervous. Should you use a moving company or pack up yourself? When should the packing actually begin? The questions can begin to pile up and before you know it you’re running around trying to pack up with only a week left. Here are 6 ways to make moving easier! 1. … Read more

What Makes St. Pete Great?

St. Petersburg is becoming one of the best cities to live in with its bustling downtown, waterfront views, and vibrant local culture. What makes St. Pete so unique? Our sunshine city also known as “The Burg” to locals has been the best kept secret of northerners looking for warmth. St. Pete is now on the … Read more

How does a GRI designation benefit the customer? And what exactly is it?

The real estate world is full opportunities for extended education. GRI, Graduate Realtor Institute, is one of the designations that realtors receive to stand out from the rest. Realtor.org describes GRI as realtors “having in-depth training in legal and regulatory issues, technology, professional standards, and the sales process. Earning the designation is a way to … Read more