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January 2014

There are 10 blog entries for January 2014.

A day at Treu Group Real Estate is always interesting.  No two days are alike.  Each deal, client, closing has their unique opportunities for us to grow and learn.  In real estate today, you have to be creative and determined to get the client the results that you desire.

Ways we overcome challenges:

  1. Representing sellers, we are gratefully often experiencing multiple offers however that too can be a challenge.  Which offer to take?  It has to be more than just the price.  It has to be about the contract that can actually get closed.  After analyzing so many offers, we understand what a great offers looks like and we can help our clients compare them.
  2. Buyers often are frustrated with the existence of multiple offers.  And that is
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If you are thinking of buying a home in Palm Beach County, you will need to consider financing options.  There are some important tips that can help you during the mortgage process that we'd love to share with you.  Here are some Do's and Don'ts that will help you so you can get to the closing table.

Do's when you are financing a Palm Beach County home:

  • Do pay all bills on time.
  • Do maintain your normal financial lifestyle
  • Do keep your job
  • Do respond to your lender's request quickly

Don'ts that are critical during the contract to close time frame:

  • Don't quit your job or start a new one
  • Don't make major financial commitments without checking with your lender
  • Don't join fitness clubs, get a new cell phone or buy furniture
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Palm Beach County real estate and Martin County real estate can be challenging.  Who do you have on your side to help you during the real estate transaction?  It takes a team of experts to overcome the issues including short sales, obtaining financing, inspection issues and this is all after we have a buyer for a property.

When can we help?

If you need to avoid foreclosure, there are many reasons to hire the best short sale real estate agents.  Our most recent closed short sale of our luxury Martin County short sale was only closed because we knew what to do and we had the national connections to get a yes.  Do you have a home with IRS issues, multiple judgements and loans?  Many sellers think that they can't have the help needed.  Let me

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141-Farmingdale-Rd_Front1-300x251Another successful sale in Jupiter by Treu Group Real Estate.  This Abacoa townhome in Cambridge was sold for top dollar in 4 days.  The home had multiple offers which allowed the seller to negotiate price as well as the ideal closing day for her relocation.

In a multiple offer situation, understanding which offer to take is critical.  It is more than just price.  Knowing which deal has the greatest chance of closing takes experience.

Our marketing has generated more buyers so if you are thinking of selling, give us a call.  We may already have the buyer for your Abacoa home.

There are 3 things that are needed to allow a home to sell.  The first is the right price, secondly you need the expected condition and third is cutting edge marketing. 

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A beautiful Lake Eden home on the canal leading to Lake Ida was sold.  Treu Group Real Estate found the perfect buyer for this home.  The home sold for $425,000, had a pool and was on a 1/2 acre.  Our negotiating skills allowed our buyer to have their offer accepted even though there were multiple offers!

If you are thinking of buying or selling your home in Lake Eden or Lake Ida, call Treu Group Real Estate today.

What do others say about us?  Visit www.igetitsold.info to see realtor reviews.

Click Here To See More Great Lake Eden Listings

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Fit-Day-Email-Image-194x300Delray Beach Fit Day hosted by Ground Zero Fitness is finally here.  You can join all of the fun on January 25, 2014.  This a great chance to attend clinics for the kids and adults alike.  There will also be vendors that will have drawings, healthy food tastings and more.

Treu Group Real Estate will be attending and will have a booth there so stop by and say Hi.  We will have a drawing for a free month to Ground Zero.

See you at Fit Day.

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Wine SeafoodDelray Beach is so much fun with amazing things to do.  It doesn't matter what time of year it is as there is always something to look forward to at the beach or on the Avenue.  There are concerts, festivals, art shows, fashion shows, bed races, Delray Affair, parades & more.  You really get the idea, don't you?  Delray Beach draws locals and visitors from all over the state and country to visit our special city.

What makes Delray Beach so special?  The weather is a big draw, as well as our beautiful beaches.  Of course, there are many places with great weather and beaches.  So there is so much more.  What has drawn me to call Delray Beach home is really about the people.  There is a relaxed feeling as you wander around town.

Be warned, when you

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Martin-Commons-300x225Martin County Short Sale helped luxury seller avoid foreclosure.  Treu Group Real Estate’s Short Sale Department was able to pull off another miracle short sale. Their recent Palm City short sale transaction due to the Treu Group’s excellent negotiating skills and national connections allowed the seller to avoid foreclosure, receive a full deficiency release, as well as receive $3,000!

The beautiful five acre luxury home was located in the community of Martin Commons in Martin County.  The Treu Group was able to use their expert skills to overcome two mortgages including one from Wells Fargo, two IRS tax liens, and three personal judgments.  This success culminated one of Treu Group’s most complicated short sales to date.

In addition to negotiating

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El Camino Mexican Soul Food and Tequila BarDelray Beach Restaurant, El Camino Mexican Soul Food and Tequila Bar is located at 15 NE 2nd Ave, Delray Beach, FL 33444.  If you are looking for something fun to do in Delray Beach, this is a great place to come visit.  We went there for the first time and we know we will be back.  From the moment we walked up, we were glad we were there.  The hostess greeted us with a warm smile and was kind to find us the perfect table.  Now the reason that you come to a restaurant and a Tequila Bar is the food and the drink.  You will find handcrafted drinks that are amazing and food that was served fast.  I had the steak and shrimp fajitas.  Yummy.

There is a great happy hour everyday from 3-7 too.  If you want to just come for drinks and fun with friends, El

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Here is all of the information that you need to know in order to file for your homestead exemption.  It is the time of year that homeowners are thinking about making sure they have their HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION complete so they can get a credit on the property tax bill they will receive.

Florida homeowners are entitled to property tax credits which they may qualify for.  These may include: Homestead, Widowed, Blind, Disabled, Veterans (various categories) and Ect.   The homeowner must be able to show proof of ownership as of January 1 of the year and must file with the county tax department for exemption no later than March 1.   Approved exemptions will be reflected in the yearly tax bill which is issued on November 1.  The taxes are paid in arrears ( Jan.

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