Team Johnson Blog

Contract to Closing

Many people believe that the hard work is done once a property goes under contract.  This is wrong!  The hard work is actually just beginning.  Many things can go wrong at this phase of the contract.  Some of the pitfalls can just be minor disturbances and others can cause the deal to completely fall apart and have the property go back on the market.  To prepare yourself fully it is important to understand the processes involved before continuing and make sure you are fully aware of any potential problems.  If you’re working with a REALTOR® he or she can guide you through this process.
Monday, October 31, 2016/Author: Team Johnson/Number of views (471)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

Showing Your Home

Selling a Home in St. Augustine

Now that your home is listed, we know that you hope for an ample amount of showings.  You will want to make sure that your home shows off its best features to any potential buyers that come through.  When you show your home, you want to engage the buyer emotionally as the decision to buy is based more on emotions, and less on logic. Give the buyer permission to say, "Yes, I want to buy this home," by staging, accentuating your home's positive attributes, and not drawing attention to the negative aspects.  Below are a few guidelines to keep in mind.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016/Author: Team Johnson/Number of views (481)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

Searching Homes For Sale in Saint Augustine Florida

Finding the Perfect Home

Now that you’ve prepared yourself for home ownership, it is time to find one.  Searching for a home can be a very time consuming task.  At the time of this article’s publication there were 1,866 active listings in the St. Johns County Multiple Listing Service.  Many buyers visit online real estate search sites like “Realtor.com,” “Zillow” or “Trulia” for hours a day looking at homes for sale in St. Augustine.  Others rely on their real estate agent to search.  Before either you or your real estate agent begin the search you need narrow down your criteria.  This article gives helpful advice about the process of looking for a home for sale in St. Augustine, Florida that will be a perfect fit for you.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016/Author: Team Johnson/Number of views (561)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

Tips for Listing a Home for Sale


Getting ready to sell? The more you know about conditions in your local market, the better your chances of getting the best possible price for your home.  In many cases, making a smart deal and getting the best price come down to studying your market and being an educated seller.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016/Author: Team Johnson/Number of views (557)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating

Mortgage Options

As you prepare to purchase a home, the mortgage options available to you become very important to you.  With the currently low inventory levels available on the market, you can lose out on a home while you are getting the financing details together.  Unless you are paying cash for a house, you will need to prepare for financing.  Your first decision will be which type of mortgage to apply for allowing you to get the best rate possible.  This blog was written to inform those looking towards purchasing a home about the most popular types of loan programs available to you.
Monday, May 9, 2016/Author: Team Johnson/Number of views (680)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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