Shani Marbais blog

There's something about getting off the plane, or out of your car, and finally rolling your luggage into your vacation rental that makes you take a deep sigh of relief, throw everything down, and pour a glass of wine & go lay on the couch (just me?).   I'm convinced this is so much more than being excited about your trip. This is so much more than being sick of traveling.   I think the reason we can immediately unwind and go into "vacay mode" is because our vacation home is set up to help us do just t... read more
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*Congratulations, Your Offer Was Accepted*   That's the news every home buyer dreams of hearing as they patiently wait to hear from their agent after submitting an offer on that central Florida house they fell in love with! In today’s market you hear more about offers beat out and bidding wars than success stories, but there are ways to make success the norm.   So what's the secret to getting your home offer accepted? How do you get lucky enough to have the chosen offer?   The secret is to be ... read more
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Three reasons why you may want to list your Central Florida home sooner than later!   * Peep the details below *   1. INTEREST RATES: Interest rates have remained at historic lows for quite some time now. But according to many leading economists, those rates are going to start to rise this year.   While, home buyer foot traffic is typically lower in Winter months, there are still a lot of home buyers who didn't find their dream homes last year, yet want to take advantage of those low in... read more
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Being a buyer in a seller's market can be tough and we don’t see any changes coming soon! According to the National Association of Realtors, there will be about 6.3 million homes sold this year. But, with the right tools and knowledge you can win the deal every time! Here are a few important tips to help you land your dream home.   1. TO AVOID FRUSTRATION AND OVERWHELM - Without talking to a real estate agent to learn how the home buying process works, timelines to expect, and costs that are involved, ch... read more
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