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5 Reasons You Should List Your House TODAY!

5 Reasons You Should List Your House TODAY!

Many homeowners are waiting until the Spring ‘buying season’ to list their homes for sale. Here are five reasons why that might not make sense this year: 1.) Demand Is High Homes are selling at a pace not seen since 2007. The most recent Existing Home Sales Report by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) [...]

Why Its Critical To Price Your Home Right The First Time

Why Its Critical To Price Your Home Right The First Time

Heading into the fall and winter, it is important for home sellers to understand the best pricing practices to ensure that their home sells for the most money. Pricing a home correctly from the beginning vs. pricing it higher in order to leave ‘room for negotiation’ actually nets the homeowner more money. A report by Ken H. Johnson, [...]

Short Sales – 10 Common Myths Busted

Short Sales – 10 Common Myths Busted

It’s likely you’ve heard the term “short sale” thrown around quite a bit. What exactly is a short sale? A short sale is when a bank agrees to accept less than the total amount owed on a mortgage to avoid having to foreclose on the property. This is not a new practice; banks have been [...]

Selling For Sale By Owner May NOT Be The Answer

Selling For Sale By Owner May NOT Be The Answer

We can’t resist commenting on the story which recently appeared in the Wall Street Journal regarding Colby Sambrotto, the founder and former CEO of forsalebyowner.com. It seems the founding father and lifelong evangelist of the concept of selling your home without a real estate agent was forced to hire a broker to sell his home [...]

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5 Reasons to Buy a Home Now

5 Reasons to Buy a Home Now

Based on prices, mortgage rates and soaring rents, there may have never been a better time in real estate history to purchase a home than right now. Here are five major reasons purchasers should consider buying: Supply Is Shrinking With inventory declining in many regions, finding a home of your dreams may become more difficult [...]

Wall Street Journal & Forbes: It’s Time to Buy A Home

Wall Street Journal & Forbes: It’s Time to Buy A Home

We believe very strongly that now is the time to buy a home. Some will say we are just saying this to create real estate transactions and commissions. Because of that, today we will quote what those outside the real estate profession are saying to the people who look to them for financial advice.

Real Estate as a Longer Term Investment

Real Estate as a Longer Term Investment

Don’t believe all the doom and gloom about the stability of real estate as an investment. Where would you rather have your money? See graph:

Luxury and Vacation Homes Are Selling

Luxury and Vacation Homes Are Selling

It has been a trying time for most segments of the real estate industry. However, two areas that are showing improvement are the luxury home and vacation home markets. It seems that people in these segments are again

For Sale By Owner

Selling For Sale By Owner May NOT Be The Answer

Selling For Sale By Owner May NOT Be The Answer

We can’t resist commenting on the story which recently appeared in the Wall Street Journal regarding Colby Sambrotto, the founder and former CEO of forsalebyowner.com. It seems the founding father and lifelong evangelist of the concept of selling your home without a real estate agent was forced to hire a broker to sell his home [...]

For Sale By Owner Guru Sells Home – with REALTOR

For Sale By Owner Guru Sells Home – with REALTOR

Selling a home For Sale By Owner (FSBO) doesn’t always work, even for a sell by owner website “guru”.  

6 Mistakes To Avoid When Selling Your Home – Number 3

6 Mistakes To Avoid When Selling Your Home – Number 3

Buying a home is an emotional decision. People like to “try on” a house and see if it is comfortable for them. It is difficult for them to do that if you are too aggressive in the presentation of your home. It may even

6 Mistakes To Avoid When Selling Your Home – Number 2

6 Mistakes To Avoid When Selling Your Home – Number 2

Buyers look for homes, not houses. They buy the home in which they would like to live. Owners who fail to make necessary repairs, who don’t spruce up the home inside and out, touch up the paint and landscaping, and keep it clean and neat  are hurting

Luxury Properties

Record-setting $100 Million Residential Sale!

Record-setting $100 Million Residential Sale!

Russian Billionaire Buys Silicon Valley Home Luxury housing market showing signs of recovery. (April 5, 2011) –  In a transaction which set a record for most expensive U.S. residential sale ever, Russian billionaire Yuri Milner (who heads Digital Sky Technologies) has reportedly paid $100 million for a 25,500-square-foot Los Altos Hills (CA) home which was [...]

Tampa Bay Luxury Home Sales

Tampa Bay Luxury Home Sales

There are many extraordinary homes throughout the Tampa Bay area. The Gary & Nikki Team specializes in these waterfront and luxury homes – here is some recent Luxury Home Market data pulled from

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Testimonials From Our Clients

Testimonials From Our Clients

| June 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Given the state of the housing market today, we’re sorry we didn’t use The Gary & Nikki Team sooner. We are sure we could have sold our house in less time! -John & Helen H., Trinity I had dwindling hopes of selling my house after being on the market with other REALTORS®. But The Gary and Nikki Team displayed [...]

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Testimonials From Gary & Nikki Team Clients

Testimonials From Gary & Nikki Team Clients

| June 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

After our initial dealings with other companies, we felt it would be impossible to renew our faith in Realtors. We were wrong. Professionalism at every turn made us “raving fans” of The Gary and Nikki Team. We also feel that we can tell our friends who will have homes to sell or buy to use [...]

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Love, Kindness and Culture: Inspirational Brunch 2013

Love, Kindness and Culture: Inspirational Brunch 2013

| March 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

Family Reunion ended with another incredible display of the Keller Williams culture during the fourteenth annual Inspirational Brunch. Led by the queen of culture herself, Mo Anderson, vice-chairman of the board, welcomed nearly 8,000 attendees to the event; appropriately named “Coming Home” in honor of Keller Williams Realty being founded in Texas 30 years ago. [...]

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KW Ranked Highest In Customer Satisfaction

KW Ranked Highest In Customer Satisfaction

| August 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

AUSTIN, TEXAS (August 16, 2012) — According to the J.D. Power and Associates 2012 Home Buyer/Seller Satisfaction StudySM released yesterday, Keller Williams Realty, Inc. ranks highest in customer satisfaction in both the homebuyer and home seller segments. Keller Williams Realty, Inc. achieved the highest scores in all measured factors across both segments, receiving the highest [...]

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Home Sales Higher For March-April in Tampa Bay

Home Sales Higher For March-April in Tampa Bay

| June 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

It was a a great spring for The Gary & Nikki Team – The Team put 30 accepted contracts together two months in a row (March and April) and 20 accepted contracts in May. The team also successfully closed 22 transactions in April and 21 transactions in May. The strong home sales have continued into [...]

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Infographic – Housing Market Showing Strength

Infographic – Housing Market Showing Strength

| June 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Waiting to Sell? Waiting to Buy? Find out why waiting could cost you time, money and quality of life. See below! The information is taken from NAR’s April Existing Sales Report.

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Homes Sold By The Team In Tampa Bay March and April 2012

Homes Sold By The Team In Tampa Bay March and April 2012

| May 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Gary & Nikki Team has over 25 years of experience selling homes in the Tampa Bay area. Our system gets homes sold fast and for top dollar. This list of recent sales by our Team is our resume to you. Would you like to sell your home – call The Gary & Nikki Team today [...]

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478 Michigan Ave. Luxury Home For Sale

478 Michigan Ave. Luxury Home For Sale

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Gorgeous custom built home on 2 lots in the coastal community of Ozona, on the Gulf of Mexico.  This home has it all, from the moment you walk in you will notice the hand scraped bamboo wood floors throughout the living areas and faux designer décor in all the right places.  Watch the short video [...]

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