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WIRING FRAUD, WHAT TO WATCH FOR

November 8, 2017 Posted by: Richard Sites

Security, in particular cyber-security, has become the sign of the times we live in.  After 9/11, everyone has become aware threats are out there and you are admonished that “If you see something, say something”.      Well, what about the threats that are not as apparent?  Let’s talk about them for a minute.

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SELLING? DO YOU NEED AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY?

September 30, 2017 Posted by: Richard Sites

Aerial Photography, or drone photography, is commonplace today.  Everybody from farmers to the government is using it. So when selling your house should you make it a part of your marketing? Let’s talk about it for a minute.

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UNDER CONTRACT & IN THE “CONE OF UNCERTAINTY”, NOW WHAT?

September 5, 2017 Posted by: Richard Sites

The cone of uncertainty is a phrase we hear during times when a hurricane appears to be threatening the U.S. coastal regions within a few days.  What if you are purchasing a house in the cone of uncertainty during this time? What now? What if you are selling a house in the cone of uncertainty during this time? What now?  Let’s talk about these situations however, these matters could get complicated and for this reason I always recommend using a real estate attorney during your deals.

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NOTE 8 FOR REAL ESTATE, DO YOU NEED ONE?

August 24, 2017 Posted by: Richard Sites

Yesterday, Samsung announced the return of their flagship product the Galaxy Note 8.  It joins the Galaxy S 8, which has been out for four months, at the top of their lineup of premium smartphones. The Essential Phone has joined the competition too for the top position and is being produced by a new company founded by Andy Rubin, the man who invented Android.  Apple is scheduled to release the iPhone 8 next month and the Internet is buzzing with “leaked” features we can expect on the device.  My question […]

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VIRTUAL TOURS, DO YOU NEED ONE WHEN SELLING?

August 8, 2017 Posted by: Richard Sites

Create Desire With Great Pictures Pictures can make or break the sale of your house.  Today we live in a world of astounding visual displays including 4K and even 5K.  Nearly everyone has a smart phone with a fantastic display and they use these phones to search online for a home.  So, should you offer a Virtual Tour when selling?  Let’s talk about it for a minute.

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THE TRUTH ABOUT WOODEN HOUSES

August 1, 2017 Posted by: Richard Sites

“I’ll Huff and I’ll Puff and Blow Your House Down” We all know this phrase from our childhood.  Sure, things looked bad for the 3 Little Pigs but what is the truth about homes made of wood?  Let’s talk about them for a minute. Insurance is a big, and profitable, business.  And there is nothing insurance companies hate worse than claims, especially if they have to pay them.  But since 2004 when Hurricane Frances came to town, insurance companies have fostered a fear that the next storm will be the […]

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JUPITER ISLAND, NOTHING SELLS FOR $65 MILLION

July 29, 2017 Posted by: Richard Sites

Jupiter Island is one of the most exclusive and expensive areas in the country.  A barrier island off the coast, Jupiter Island has an unmatched tropical location with waterfront views of the Intracoastal or the sparkling Atlantic. When it comes to selling Jupiter Island homes, several residents have tried to sell at around $60-$70 million yet nothing sells at these prices.  Let’s take a look at a couple of attempts.

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LIGHT THE COAST: DANGEROUS STORMS, DANGEROUS SEAS

July 25, 2017 Posted by: Richard Sites

Monday marked the two-year anniversary of a tragedy that united the Jupiter area community.  The commemoration event, now called “Light the Coast”, was held at the Jupiter Inlet as well as other places up and down the Florida coast, around the United States and across the globe. Two young boys, 14 years old, we’re lost at sea during a violent summer thunderstorm off the coast of Jupiter.  At the time, they were in an 18 foot Seacraft like mine pictured above.

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JUPITER REAL ESTATE: THE MARKET IS SHIFTING, EXP. vs NEW

June 1, 2017 Posted by: Richard Sites

In residential real estate there is something used by agents called “The Hot Sheet”.  Basically this is a morning update or recap of what happened overnight.  Agents use this to look for new listings, price changes and expired listings.  The hot sheet is a good barometer of where the market is heading. The hot sheet today, June 1, shows a definite change in the Jupiter/Tequesta market.  Let’s explore a little more.

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DOGS MAY NOT BE MAN’S BEST FRIEND WHEN SELLING

March 18, 2017 Posted by: Richard Sites

Dogs What would life be without dogs?  These special animals are indeed man’s best friend, except when it comes to selling your house.  Here are a couple of thoughts on our canine buddies. I have always had a dog, but when you are trying to sell your house there are some special considerations you must take into account.

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