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Tag: Tampa Bay

Relocating to Florida

Recently, I have been showing homes to many out-of-state buyers, both traditional buyers and investors. I love my sunny State and showing people the Tampa Bay area. I think that is part of being passionate about what you do. Because of my love of the Bay area, I thought it helpful to compile a list […]

Zillow Summit in Tampa

‘Tis the Holiday Season! I was fortunate enough to attend the Zillow Summit on Monday in Downtown Tampa. It was so great learning about the newest technology available in our industry, networking with my peers and making new contacts with lenders. A Realtor’s name is his/her brand, and I want to make sure I represent […]

Keeping your Home Buyers Happy until Closing!

Dear Home Buyers,   I recently had to deal with a closing that never seemed to end. The closing date kept getting pushed back, week after week, to no fault of my Buyers. You can imagine their frustration after the closing was pushed back a third time, and my sadness when they considered leaving the […]

Tax Incentives for Home Owners

Learn how to put a song on itunes at   Dear Home Owners, As a (former) accountant by trade, I love saving money both in my professional and personal lives. A client of mine today was inquiring about tax savings on various home improvements, and I didn’t have all the answers for him so […]

Home Buying for Those Relocating to the Area

Good Afternoon Blog Readers! I wanted to take a moment and say “Happy Sunday!” If you are like me, then you have been waiting for this day since last week. Well, it is finally here! Not to toot the horn of Tampa Bay too much, but it really is great to live here and I have […]

REALTOR versus Real Estate Agent

  Recently, a co-worker and friend, Mayling, and I attended the Greater Tampa Association of Realtors (GTAR) Orientation where we were greeted with smiling faces from active board members, instructors, other newly activated real estate agents as well as affiliated professionals specializing in title insurance, home warranty and home insurance. Once we were fed and […]

Listening to your Buyers

Home Buyers, You Have to Kiss a Lot of Frogs… For the past few days, I have been working with a home buyer to find a home for him and his family. We have searched and searched for properties without finding “the one.” I could tell he was getting frustrated, so my suggestion was that […]

Why Rent When You Can Buy?

Dear Renters & Homebuyers, A few weeks ago, I received a call from two renters who came across one of our listed properties after seeing a Chirino Real Estate sign posted on the property. I encouraged them to come into the office to get more detail on the property and to see if we had […]

Helping your Client from Offer to Closing

Dear Home Buyers and Sellers, The role of a Realtor is to act as an agent to the buyer and/or seller. Our first priority should be to get the buyer into and/or the seller out of the desired property from the time that the offer is accepted to the time that the closing transaction is […]