Author Archives: Claren Jokela
The Typical Day In The Life of A Real Estate Agent
Article Written by: Dalton Wade Agent Yami Pastor Rodriguez Do you ever feel like your clients probably wonder what a real estate agent does all day, every day? We’ve been there! A lot of people do not realize what goes into it day in and day out. It’s pretty hard to summarize in just a... Read More
Home Sellers Take Note–Buyers Are Back, Inventory is Low, Prices Trend Higher
Written by Dalton Wade REALTOR® Phil Fricke: Real Estate data for the month of June has been released, and the news appears favorable for home sellers… New Pending Sales Up Sharply in June–New pending sales are recorded when a purchase agreement between home buyer and home seller is executed. As such, pending sales represent home... Read More
A Beacon of Light Appears For Tampa Real Estate From May 2020 Statistics
Written by: Phillip Fricke, REALTOR® with Dalton Wade Real Estate Group Closed-sales data both for Hillsborough & Pinellas counties for the month of May 2020 were frightening–Hillsborough sales fell almost 30% versus May 2019. This compared with a 22% decline for April 2020 compared with a year ago. Pinellas data showed a 47% fall from... Read More
The Coronavirus and Real Estate: COVID-19 Addendum & Disclosure
No matter who we are, we have all heard of the COVID19 pandemic that has swept the world. As things begin to open back up slowly, we reflect on continuous precautions we can take and ways this can affect the real estate industry. No one can say for certain that the virus will continue to... Read More
REAL ESTATE RETURNS TO 2006 BOOM LEVEL—WHAT’S NEXT?
Article Written by: Phil Fricke, REALTOR®, Dalton Wade Real Estate Group Strength…to Downturn, to …?… That the corona virus pandemic has brought the U.S. economy to a near standstill is incontrovertible. Economic growth was strong up to the COVID-19 shutdown. Recently reported employment statistics showing tens of millions of citizens applying for unemployment is but... Read More
How We Are Helping Buyers And Sellers During The Pandemic
The 2020 spring market started out very strong here in Florida. Multiple offers were common and additional property inventory was getting ready to hit the market. Then the coronavirus struck, creating a situation in America that was completely unprecedented – never before has our economy been threatened to come to a standstill due to a... Read More
Why It Is Great To Sell Or Buy Your Home During The Holidays!
Agents sometimes hear sellers and buyers say they will wait to make their move until after the holidays, meaning they will wait until next year. Some people may advise you it isn’t best to sell during the holidays because not as many buyers are out looking at this time of year and your home could... Read More
Veteran’s Day Appreciation: VA Loan Benefits!
With Veterans Day just around the corner, we here at Dalton Wade want to express our sincere gratitude to those who are currently serving and who have served time in the United States Armed Forces. We even have REALTORS® with us who have served and we are truly grateful for them! We also want to... Read More
How to Submit A Competitive Offer!
Buyers – have you been searching for the perfect place for months and even submitted offers, but have yet to get to the closing table? Are you tired of submitting offers on homes you love and losing out to the “highest and best” offer? We here at Dalton Wade understand the frustration, it is a... Read More
The Importance of Staging Your Home!
It is a seller’s market in Florida today, meaning that “good” inventory is scarce and there are more buyers than there are acceptable properties. However, some homes are receiving multiple offers while some are receiving none at all even in this “seller’s market” dynamic we find ourselves in. Even though inventory is low, buyers will... Read More