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Awards

Miguel achieved top sales awards for gross commissions earned and volume of real estate sold. In just his second year in the sales business Miguel became one of the top five sales associates in one of South Florida’s largest real estate firms Weichert Realtors – Best Beach making him a member of the most elite level of sale within the company Weichert, Realtors President’s Club.

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How is Value Determined

Your home has many values; one to the tax assessor, others to your lender and insurance company and yet another value to you, the owner. It also has different values to buyers, depending on their needs desires and financial resources.

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21 Step Marketing Plan

The following pages will provide additional detail to some significant components of our comprehensive marketing plan to help get your home sold as quickly as possible and for the best price. Immediately below is an overview of our complete Marketing Plan.

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The Perfect Loan File – FORBES

The Perfect Loan File

The media has it all wrong – securing mortgage approval and satisfying credit underwriting guidelines are not the difficulties plaguing mortgage consumers. It’s in meeting the rigorous documentation requirements that most people fall flat. The good news is, the fix is simple. Just scan, photocopy, fax, and deliver every aspect of your financial life. Then, shortly before closing, check everything again.

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Flip It to Win It HGTV fan? This is for you…

As a long-time resident and local Realtor, I was enormously excited to see HGTV base their latest house flipping show “Flip It to Win It” in Silicon Valley. While the rest of the country knows this area as the home of tech giants and office parks, this is the first time that any flipping show showcased the Bay Area outside of San Francisco. I very much welcomed this increase in our visibility as one of the best places to live in the world. After watching a couple of episodes, however, I was quickly disappointed and realized that

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HGTV fan? This is for you!

Whenever I mention the popular HGTV series House Hunters, I get e-mails from readers asking, “Do you know the truth about that show?” I just got another one from someone saying, “I’m surprised more people don’t know how House Hunters really works. I was so mad when I found out!”

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Zillow.com

Not everything you read find in the web is true

The Zestimate® home value is Zillow’s estimated market value for an individual home and is calculated for about 100 million homes nationwide. It is a starting point in determining a home’s value and is not an official appraisal. The Zestimate is automatically computed three times per week based on millions of public and user-submitted data points.

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Zestimates

LA Times Article

Inaccurate Zillow ‘Zestimates’ a source of conflict over home prices – LA TIMES

When “CBS This Morning” co-host Norah O’Donnell asked the chief executive of Zillow recently about the accuracy of the website’s automated property value estimates — known as Zestimates — she touched on one of the most sensitive perception gaps in American real estate.

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Common Real Estate Terms

Appraisal – The process of estimating or setting the market value of a piece of property, partially based on an analysis of comparable sales of similar homes in the area. An appraisal usually takes the form of a written report. Appraisals are usually required during the mortgage loan approval process.

Closing Costs – For buyers, closing costs consist of expenses that must be paid in addition to the purchase price of the home, like… For sellers, closing costs include expenses that will be deducted from the proceeds of the sale, like…

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Interview Darryl Davis

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Darryl Davis has been one of the Highest Rated Speakers, Darryl’s contagious enthusiasm, hilarious humor, depth of expertise, flawless delivery and impeccable integrity give you a dynamic presentation of real world skills, techniques and dialogues that will increase the production and effectiveness of any committed sales professional in attendance.

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