Wednesday, February 26, 2014 / by Doug Leugers
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Welcome back to my video blog. Today I'll be doing a short recap on the 2013 market and also looking ahead to 2014.
One of the best indicators that the National Association of Realtors uses to gauge how the market is doing is by analyzing the average sales price. In southwest Florida, the average home price for 2012-2013 went up by 13% to $298,842 dollars.
Interests rates are sitting right at 4.3% but they are expected to rise upwards of 1% which would bring us to 5.3% interest.
What this means: If you purchased a $250,000 dollar home, then your monthly payments will rise by $ ...
Saturday, February 1, 2014 / by Doug Leugers
What is home staging?
Home staging is the art of designing the most desirable interior for the prospective target market. We do in two steps.
1. Prepare the property. We address the cleaning, repairs, and any upgrades needed.
2. Showcasing the property. In this step we focus on the furniture, art, lighting, decor, etc. Our goal is to get you the highest price in the least amount of time
Sunday, November 24, 2013 / by Doug Leugers
Welcome to my video blog. I am here at the biggest and best real estate conference of the year put on by the National Association of Expert Advisers. We spend a week here in Dallas, TX discussing the best overall strategies that help you buy or sell your home.
Today, I wanted to give you a third quarter update. So what’s happening in the market? Since January of 2011 the home sales have steadily increased.
I get asked all the time about what’s going in the market, but what’s equally as important is why is the market doing what it’s doing. In a recent survey, the top 5 reasons someone buys a home was determined.
A better place to raise their children.
A place their family can feel safe.
Ability to have more space
Freedom to renovate to their taste.
Owning is a better investment.
I wanted to talk a little bit more about that last one. Did you know that owning is 35 percent cheaper than renting? Plus ...
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 / by Doug Leugers
My beautiful wife and I are at the National Association of Expert Advisers conference in Dallas. We wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for your support; we can’t thank you enough.
We are so excited to be networking with the top one percent of real estate agents from around the nation. We are taking this time to really dial in on our skills and learn how to better serve you.
If you have any questions or are ready to make your next real estate move, please give us a call. Thank you for watching!
Sunday, October 6, 2013 / by Doug Leugers
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