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Big changes may be coming (again) to the National Flood Insurance Program

July 12th, 2017 by Diane Christner

Flood Insurance.  Not a popular topic, but with Florida leading the other states with approximately 1.8 million flood insurance policies, residents need to be aware that the current flood insurance program is set to expire on September 30, 2017. The last time the National Flood Insurance Program expired, Congress let the program lapse 4 times, made […]

Special assessment? What special assessment & other surprises when buying a condo.

May 8th, 2017 by Diane Christner

Since this has come up twice in recent real estate transactions here in Sarasota, I thought it a topic worth mentioning to buyers.  Special assessments.   Special assessments are those assessments imposed by a condominium association against the unit owners, other than those regular assessments required by the annual budget.   Special assessments come about […]

Quick Safety Tips for FSBOs (for sale by owner) regarding Showing your Home

September 25th, 2016 by Diane Christner

  Most home owners selling without the assistance of a Realtor make some plans for marketing their homes but rarely think about what can happen when showing their homes to strangers.  Not everyone calling to look at your home may actually want to purchase it.  Owners must consider that when you place ads on the […]

Why isn’t my home selling ??

October 8th, 2014 by Diane Christner

Why isn’t my home selling?  This question gets asked a lot on various real estate forums. You’ve listed your home for sale and start planning  your move.  But after weeks (or months) on the market, no one is making offers.  Why not?  There could be a number of reasons, but as a long time listing agent […]

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