Southwest Florida

Real Estate Agent Negotiations in Southwest Florida

Know if we are in a buyer or seller market
It is very important to know the “pulse” of the market when negotiating a real estate deal. When you go into real estate negotiations on a property there are many variables and it is a fluid situation. There was a time in the Southwest Florida real estate market over the last few years that a seller could get away with an awful lot. Those days have passed for the most part. It still isn’t a buyer’s market but sellers can’t really demand as much as they once could. There was a time, especially in Fort Myers, Sanibel, Bonita Springs and Cape Coral a seller could basically name their price, name 95% of the terms and have 1 hour showing windows every 3 days and still receive multiple cash offers over asking price. That gave the seller great negotiating position. Those days are in the past for now. So we will discuss negotiation strategy in a more level and sane market.

For sale by owner

For Sale By Owner Homes in Evergreen and Denver, CO

In today’s booming economy and with the housing market through the roof more sellers are going the for sale by owner route. This is no different in Evergreen, CO and Denver. There are more for sale by owner homes in Evergreen, CO than last year. That means there are homes not selling by this method. Trying to save a few bucks can cost FSBO people tons of of money! [READ FULL STORY] about for sale by owner homes in Evergreen and Denver Foothills.

Zillow Denver, CO

Zillow Denver – Market update and statistics

Zillow Denver, CO is still showing a large amount of inventory for sale in Denver, CO. Well over 4,300 units listed. The Denver MLS is showing about half that in the actual Denver city that are active listings. It is normal for Zillow to misrepresent data to help manipulate search results and have more properties to have buyers click on to contact agents. So moving further we will not use data obtained from Zillow. The data for this article will come directly from the Denver MLS.

Real Estate Agent

Large U.S. Housing Starts Rise in August

Zillow economist Matthew Speakman said the strong August housing-starts numbers indicated high builder confidence was being buoyed by falling mortgage rates. “It’s not flashy, but this sign of resilience is welcome news for a housing market that is still struggling to grasp some momentum,” Mr. Speakman said.

Real Estate Agent Colorado

Zillow – Evergreen, CO Realtor Home Sale Outlook in 2019-2020

The real estate market in the U.S. could enter a down turn in under five years, with one of the largest online real estate company Zillow predicting that it will happen in 2020. This seems like an odd statement coming from a company that has just started it’s real estate acquisition phase. It may be a little self serving to have the market correct itself so Zillow can come in and purchase at a lower than actual value.