Deborah Brady

Deborah Brady
Realtor

(813) 994-7800 Office
(813) 810-7270 Cell
(813) 871-0039 Fax
(800) 706-7356 Toll-Free

Marlene Birr

Marlene A. Birr
Realtor

(813) 994-7800 Office
(813) 361-8222 Cell
(813) 991-5421 Fax
(800) 706-7356 Toll-Free

Janine Cook - Mortgage Loan Originator
Janine Cook
Mortage Loan Originator
NMLS ID 249505
1511 North West Shore Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33607
jcook@homebridge.com
www.homebridge.com

(813) 546-0921 Cell
(866) 852-6861 Fax

Consumer News

Heidi Pay: Planning for Growth in the Bay Area

Vitals: Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty Years in Business: 30 Size: 23 offices, 480 agents Regions Served: Bay Area with offices in Marin, Napa, Silicon Valley and East Bay 2018 Sales Volume: $3.9 billion 2018 Transactions: 2,681 www.goldengatesir.com Heidi Pay grew up with a family that invested heavily in real estate with a “buy-and-hold” philosophy. […]

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How to Protect Your Money From Online Crooks While Holiday Shopping

(TNS)—As shoppers whip out the plastic for online deals, the holiday angst only heightens when it comes to threats to your credit card accounts and other personal information. Even consumers who shop online through a major retailer, like Macy’s, can fall victim to some of these incredible hacking incidents. During a one-week period in early […]

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Promote Professionalism

NAR PULSE—Tell your agents to let their professionalism shine with a Commitment to Excellence Endorsement. Encourage them to log in to C2EX.realtor and help reach the year-end goal of 40,000 participants. If they already participate, they can bring others onboard with the Share button on the Dashboard. Ring in the New Year With New Wheels […]

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Some Great Travel Spots for the Holiday Season

(TNS)—Tie a bow around your travel plans. Here are five family-friendly ways to share the gift of travel with those you love. 1. Snow Lovers: For those who relish the white stuff, the gift of travel to Colorado ski country will be a high-altitude hit. At multiple resorts throughout the state, kids under various ages […]

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Homebuyer Optimism Sparked, but Affordability Questionable

In November, Americans’ confidence in home-buying ignited, boosted by low mortgage rates, according to Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index®, newly released. As a consumer measure, the Home Purchase Sentiment Index gauges optimism and perceptions, based on questions such as “Is it a good time to buy a home?” Last month, the Index rose to […]

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Mastering the Online Referral Game

ReferralExchange LIVE Helps Real Estate Professionals Maximize the Value of Real Estate Leads Since 2005, ReferralExchange—a nationwide referral and lead management service—has been creating real estate experiences between agents and clients that are second to none. Expanding the company’s referral offerings even further, ReferralExchange launched a new service this past summer that helps agents make […]

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Coming in 2020: Home Prices Weaken, but Where?

After climbing extensively in recent years, appreciation is starting to steady, and expected to stabilize through the upcoming year, according to the annual forecast from realtor.com®, newly released. In the forecast, the national price rises 0.8 percent in 2020—essentially flat, with declines in more than 25 percent of the 100 largest markets. (More: 2020 Housing […]

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