Category Florida Keys real estate

Single agency and what it really means

Florida law requires all Real Estate Agents to explain the “Agency Relationship” options available to Sellers and Buyers of residential real estate.

The law established three types of agency:

* Single Agency
* Transaction Brokerage
* No Brokerage Relationship

Single Agency: The policy of Coldwell Banker Schmitt is to provide the greatest possible degree
of service to our clients, which only occurs in a Single Agency relationship.

For that reason, the company adopted Single Agency as the primary and preferred relationship
for working with our clients.

As a Single Agent, we provide you with the full spectrum of services including the fiduciary
duties of loyalty, confidentiality and obedience.
The benefit to you is that we place your interest above all others, including our own!

While we ...

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Florida Keys Real Estate Foreclosure information

Great deals on Foreclosed Homes, But the Buyer Better Be Aware!

Getting the deal of a lifetime on a foreclosed home or condominium could be the answer to your prayers. However, sometimes the process is fraught with difficulties…if you try to go it alone. There are problems aplenty when buying a foreclosure and an experienced real estate agent will be very inexpensive insurance policy against making a huge and costly real estate blunder. What we’ll be dealing with here is the process of buying bank owned or foreclosed properties, the ‘how-tos’ with an emphasis on what to avoid and ultimately who should be part of your team.

Foreclosure Sales vs. REOs

Before getting into the process, we’ll need to cover some basics...

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