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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Jeanne Gavish, Keller Williams Realty Elite Partners
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The Canadian Snowbirds are here in record numbers thid year, and they are looking to buy real estate.  This year the Ontario license plates in our area outrank any of our other Northern visitors, like Michigan, Illinois and Indiana.  And why not?  Today's conversion rate shows their dollar at 1.0...
03/30/2011
Florida's Statewide Open House Weekend is here for the second time.  The marketing by Florida Realtors and the local Associations and Boards have been great, we have our blue colored balloons and open house signs with our Realtor logos and anticipate a busy weekend. The weather is perfect in the ...
03/26/2011
Florida's Real Estate Broker Exam is finally going through some long needed changes.  Florida is not an all Broker state.  A licensee begins his/her career as a sales associate, and until recently could become a Real Estate Bbroker in as little as a year.  As a real estate educator, I have partic...
03/16/2011
It appears that Agent Reviews will be the avenue for buyers and sellers to shop for an agent in the near future.  I learned at Convention last month that in 2007, 78% of consumers said they trusted peer  recommendations.  That number jumped to 90% in 2009, according to the speaker.  He sited that...
03/14/2011
The Wall Street Journal states that the Real Estate Rebound has begun in a February 27 article.  The author states that  are many signs that the housing market is finally bottoming out and moving into rebound mode.  He quotes real estate analysts who agree that prices are the lowest in years, tha...
03/06/2011
Social Media, Websites and Blogging have changed the landscape of our real estate advertising and if REALTORS® are not riding the web wave, they are not reaching today's buyers and sellers.  My last blog post reported that every class on Social Media. Building an effective Website or Facebook pag...
03/01/2011
If the topic was Social Media, Internet Marketing, or anything relevant about technology, the ballrooms were packed to overflow at Keller Williams Family Reunion Conference in Anaheim CA last week.  Just a year ago the same speakers were speaking to small crowds in break out sessions; this year t...
02/25/2011
As I head out this afternoon to Anaheim to Keller Williams "Family Reunion" as we call our annual Conference, I so appreciate the opportunity to get together with other professionals from around the Country.  Networking, learning from the best about how to become my best, visiting the vendors to ...
02/18/2011
Florida's Homestead Tax Exemption is one of the most protective of Homeowners in the nation.  Designed to prevent homeowners from being taxed out of their homes, it affords assurance that your spot in the Sunshine state will not be threatened by rising taxes.  This created quite a controversy in ...
01/31/2011
The National Association of Realtors have published the The 2010 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers in Florida, which describes the motivations of recent homebuyers and sellers in Florida so real estate professionals can track the changing demands of consumers.  Read on to see who you are:Charact...
01/10/2011
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