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Florida Housing Coronavirus Relief Fund

Florida Housing’s Coronavirus Relief Fund For Impacted Homeowners And Renters Governor DeSantis has authorized $120 million of the State of Florida’s Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) allocation to Florida Housing Finance Corporation (Florida Housing) to assist Floridians that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and struggling to pay housing expenses such as: rent, mortgage payments, and emergency repairs that will keep families stably and safely housed. In general, the Coronavirus Relief…

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COVID-19 UPDATE – EXCITED TO BE OPEN FOR BUSINESS WITH PRECAUTIONS

CENTURY 21 Alliance Realty is committed to the health and safety of our agents, employees, customers, partners and communities.  We are a company that was founded on principle, with agents & employees who are like family, and customers that are an extension of the Alliance Realty family.  We are taking the COVID-19 virus seriously. We  closely follow the recommendations by our county, state, and federal public health authorities and the Center for…

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COVID-19 UPDATE

CENTURY 21 Alliance Realty is committed to the health and safety of our agents, employees, customers, partners and communities.  We are a company that was founded on principle, with agents & employees who are like family, and customers that are an extension of the Alliance Realty family.  We are taking the COVID-19 virus seriously, and while we are still conducting business, the process, means, and procedures have been adjusted.  We are closely…

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Can You Change That Contract?

It’s easier than you’d expect to get tangled in the unauthorized practice of law. In a 2017 Wyoming case, a real estate agent was found to have engaged in the unauthorized practice of law for merely removing inapplicable provisions of a state association’s form. As evidenced in this case, and depending on state law, even minor modifications to a form agreement may constitute the unauthorized practice of law. What exactly constitutes the…

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When is the Best Time of the Year to Buy a Home?

One question that pops up constantly from both first-time and seasoned homeowners alike is “When is the best time of year to buy a home?” Potential homeowners want to know the best time of year to get the best home for the lowest price – and ideally, at a time that makes sense for their life. It would be great if there were a simple and straightforward answer, like “the best time…

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Is Moving to Florida Right for You?

Moving to Florida? Here’s everything you need to know about the sunshine state. Most folks living in the United States have been to Florida. In fact, there is a good chance that you have too… whether it be on family vacation or for a spring break that you may or may not remember. And, while all of us are aware that it’s a vacation hot spot that over 65.5 million people visited in…

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Real Estate Investing for Novices

An Overview of Investing Basics for Beginners Simply stated, when investing in real estate, the goal is to put money to work today and allow it to increase so that you have more money in the future. The profit, or “return,” you make on your real estate investments must be enough to cover the risk you take, taxes you pay, and the costs of owning the real estate investment such as utilities, regular maintenance, and insurance.…

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How to Interview a Real Estate Agent

Smart consumers will interview several potential real estate agents before they settle on which one they want to work with, and good agents are selective about their clients, too. Just as you’re sizing up a good fit, the real estate agent will likely be interviewing you as well. Be wary of agents who don’t ask you questions and probe for your motivation.  The interview stage of the relationship is important for everyone involved. You can…

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Curb Appeal

With the Fall real estate market heating up in Florida, it’s time to focus on curb appeal. You want your home to stand out from the others, and the exterior will be the first area buyers see. If it’s not in top shape, there’s a good chance buyers will move on to the next home. So make sure you’re trimming the lawn, washing the siding and shining everything else up in preparation…

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Which is More Important? Listing Price or Listing Timing?

One of the most difficult decisions a real estate agent needs to make is when to put a listing on the market. However, putting too much emphasis on timing as opposed to determining the appropriate price of the listing can be counterproductive and result in listings staying on the market for months. We talked to expert trainer Tami Simms about how the listing price is often more important than the time of year…

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