Entries by KarenKohler

Case of the Missing Ex – Above and Beyond Service

Handling a real estate transaction that involves divorce can be challenging. Whether it’s a fresh divorce or from many years ago, when one spouse is required to be removed from title, a deed needs to be prepared and recorded. Sometimes finding the individual to coordinate signing the deed can be tasking, especially 10 years down […]

Basics of Tax Prorations for a Residential Sale

Through proration, each party pays for their share of the property taxes in accordance with their possession of the property. But it can get a little confusing! So, here are the basics of prorating: There are two methods of tax prorating that everyone should know: prorating taxes paid in advance and prorating taxes paid in […]

Staging Your Home During Coronavirus

The good news, you probably have most of what you need for staging in your home. The key is to declutter and depersonalize and do a deep cleaning, using a product recommended by the Environmental Protection Agency as certified to kill the virus that causes COVID-19. During this time, everyone has is looking online sit […]

Five County Prices Up – Number of Sales Down

The five county area of Michigan average price and median price went up, the average days on the market were lower, and number of homes sold was down. Even during a pandemic, the area home values are maintaining. The average price of a home went up five percent and the median sales price went up […]

April Report Shows Naples Real Estate Market Held Its Value During Pandemic

Coronavirus slowed real estate market activity in April as expected during Florida’s safe-at-home restrictions. According to the April 2020 Market Report released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island), overall closed sales decreased 28.6 percent to 838 closed sales compared to 1,173 […]