Why Hire a Realtor?

Good Morning!! 

I hope everyone is having a great week! Have you ever really thought about what a Realtor does? A lot of people think we just unlock and show houses,  but there is so much more that a true, professional Realtor does? I could think of 100 reasons why you should hire a professional Realtor, but below are my top 5 reasons!  

  • Code of Ethics – You would only hope that everyone would be honest during a real estate transactions. Realtors who belong to the National Association of Realtors, have agreed to abide by 17 rules to promote honesty and fairness. 
  • Insider Information – Full time Realtors work in this field everyday. We have the most up-to-date information and often know of things happening before anyone else does. 
  • Marketing Masters – Have you seen my marketing plan? (professional photography, 3-D tours, website, professional signage and so much more) Call me and let’s chat! 
  • Negotiators – For sellers the key is to get top dollar for your home. For buyers the key to get a good deal within the current market conditions. With 20+ years of experience I have helped buyers and sellers accomplish their goals!  
  • Real Estate Law – Realtors are constantly taking continuing education courses and keeping up with the latest real estate laws to protect YOU. 

If you’re thinking of buying or selling real estate call me! I would love to help. (352) 577-9171

10 Year Market Trend

Good Day All, 

I keep saying this, but incase you all forgot HOUSING INVENTORY IS LOW! Here is a chart that shows you the decline of listings for sale in Marion County, over the past 10 years. If you have thought about selling now is the time! I have a portfolio of buyers waiting to find their perfect home! 

Please call me for all of your real estate needs! (352) 577-9171

NOW is the time to BUY!

Good Day All, 

I hope everyone is having a great week! Did you know that you can save up to 16% by purchasing your home while the real estate season is slower? It’s true! The busiest time for real estate is typically April until November. Now is a great time to tour properties and  purchase your next home! I would love to help and be your Realtor! Call me today! (352) 577-9171

https://www.floridarealtors.org/news-media/news-articles/2020/02/study-its-16-cheaper-buy-now-late-2018

 

 

January Market Report!

Happy Friday! 

Here is January’s real estate market report for Marion County! As you can tell inventory is low, and home resales are up! Not to mention interest rates hit a 3 month low!  Now is a great time to buy and sell real estate! 

Please call/text me if I can help in anyway! (352) 577-9171

TBD NE 110th Avenue Road, Fort McCoy – $5,500

Great parcel located near the Ocala National Forest, just ready for your new home! Well and Septic needed. Property is close to ATV trails, fishing, water activities and more!  Located minutes to downtown Fort McCoy with grocery store, doctor office, pharmacy, hardware, gas station, pizza delivery and more. Close to Silver Springs which is great for kayaking, boating and outdoor activities. Ocala is just another 20 minutes away with Walmart, Lowes, Bealls, Outback and many more of your favorite restaurants. Gainesville(Home of Florida Gators) is only 50 minutes to downtown. If you’re a fisherman, hunter or simply love hiking, canoeing or kayaking you are in luck! Minutes to Ocklawaha River, Rodman Reservoir boat ramp, Ocala National Forest and more!

  • 0.59 Acre Lot 
  • Zoned R-1 (residential) 
  • Well & Septic Needed 
  • Asking Price $5,500 

Time for a Contest & Giveaway!!

Happy Friday Everyone!! 

We have another contest for you and the winner will win a Dunkin Donuts Gift Card!! 

I understand that it is very stressful for a homeowner or home buyers to hire and choose the right Realtor for them! Below are 5 things I think you should consider when hiring a Realtor. 

  1. Experience 
  2. Personality 
  3. Reviews 
  4. Marketing Strategy 
  5. Local Expertise of the Area 

Which one of these is most important to you when hiring a Realtor? All you have to do is leave a comment on my Facebook post regarding this topic and your name with go in a drawing for a Dunkin Donuts Gift Card!! >>> www.Facebook.com/RountreeRealty 

Winner will be announced next week on Facebook!! Stay tuned for more contest and giveaways!!