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

Negotiating Real Estate Offers

You placed your home for sale in St. Augustine on the market and it has been shown many times, now is the moment you’ve been waiting for.  You received an offer to purchase the house!  Now what!?  Is it a good offer? Should it be higher? Have you received multiple offers?

Monday, September 26, 2016/Author: Team Johnson/Number of views (631)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
Categories: Home Sellers

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

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

Deciding on a Real Estate Agent

Many smart consumers interview potential real estate agents before deciding on one to hire.  Likewise, many of the most successful real estate agents will also be interviewing you to make sure they can work with you.   Both sellers and agents should be selective about who they work with.  I have put together a few sample questions that you should consider asking any real estate professional that you are considering hiring.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016/Author: Team Johnson/Number of views (750)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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