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CNE® Certified Professionals Help Homebuyers and Sellers Obtain Superior Results.

Corinne “Coco” Waldenmayer, CEO, Corinne Waldenmayer, Inc., and Managing Broker, Engel & Voelkers Naples has been awarded the Certified Negotiation Expert (CNE®) designation by the Real Estate Negotiation Institute (RENI).

The CNE® is earned by real estate professionals after successfully completing formal negotiation training.  Real estate professionals who receive this certification are in the top 1% of . . . → Read More: CNE® Certified Professionals Help Homebuyers and Sellers Obtain Superior Results.

Buying or Selling a Home? You May Qualify for a Title Insurance Re-Issue Rebate

Last week, I reminded readers that who pays for title insurance in a real estate transaction is entirely negotiable, regardless of where the transaction takes place and which contract is used as a template.  However, it might save you a few dollars to know that regardless of who pays for the policy, that party can enjoy . . . → Read More: Buying or Selling a Home? You May Qualify for a Title Insurance Re-Issue Rebate

The Purchase Contract Form Does NOT Inherently Affect Transaction Costs

I recently heard an agent I like and respect tell his clients that using the Florida REALTORS®/Florida Bar (FAR/BAR) contract would cost them more money than using the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR) contract because documentary stamp tax would be higher by using one contract versus another. This is a gross misstatement and hearing it . . . → Read More: The Purchase Contract Form Does NOT Inherently Affect Transaction Costs

Shadow Inventory and the Disclosure of Material Facts

There is a lot of rarefied, high-level dialogue, analysis ,and reports about “shadow inventory” but no one is talking about what it would take to make to bring this shadowy world into the light or why that ought to be done. . . . → Read More: Shadow Inventory and the Disclosure of Material Facts

What’s in an MLS? A Lot Buyers and Sellers Should Know

Not all Multiple Listing Services (MLSs) are created equal and in a time of extreme competition for buyer dollars, getting your property in the right MLS, or in multiple MLSs, may make the difference between selling a home…  or not. And buyers looking for bargains would do well to ensure that they (and their agents) have . . . → Read More: What’s in an MLS? A Lot Buyers and Sellers Should Know