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The Benefits of Using a Citrus County Realtor®

Citrus County Realtor

The benefits of using a Citrus County Realtor® versus an out of area Realtor® are many when selling or buying a home in Citrus County.  A Citrus County Realtor is knowledgeable about the type of property being offered, has access to the information and resources necessary to market the property. Additionally, they are familiar with the area where the property is located. A Citrus County Realtor goes and looks at the property before it’s listed and drives the neighborhood. They research the history of the property. Who knows Citrus County better than the Realtor® who is active within Citrus County?  

Homes Prices

With the economy constantly improving, homes in Citrus County are selling quickly, at or close to asking price.  The real estate market in Citrus County has been very active.  Recently, in 2018, home sales increased 5.7%. Moreover, the average sales price up 9.5%.  The average time to contract was 42 days and time to close was 86 days. 

Marketing Your Home in Citrus County

Citrus County Realtor knows the market.

A Citrus County Realtor® can guide a buyer to the house of their dreams if the seller uses a local Realtor® to market their property.  Besides advertising within their agencies, Citrus County Realtors® use local newspapers and magazines to market their properties.  A member benefit of the Realtors® Association of Citrus County is the local Multiple Listing Service.  Above all, any properties listed within Citrus County are available for all Citrus County Realtors® to view. This creates a wider reach for marketing within the area. A Realtor ® from outside the Citrus County area will not have access to the local M.L.S. unless they are a member. Therefore, it is in your best interest to hire a Citrus County Realtor for your home buying and selling needs that is in the area.

Knowledgeable in Citrus County Homes

As a seller’s agent, a Citrus County Realtor® has the time to handle open houses, showings, and inspections.  They can evaluate your home and make suggestions on how to improve the value.  Realtors are skilled at handling showings to generate a positive response.  They have the experience in handling the paperwork. A Citrus County Realtor® can negotiate best. With years of experience and understanding of the market, they work for you.  As a buyer’s agent, a Citrus County Realtor® knows the local communities and can help you find the perfect home. After the deal is closed, they will continue to be available and support you when questions arise.        

Local Citrus County Information

Your Citrus County Realtor® can answer questions like, “Is the Suncoast Parkway going to cut through this property?”, “Is there a Homeowners Association in this development?”, “Do I need flood insurance?”, “Who can help me get a mortgage?”, “Where can I get Homeowner’s Insurance?”.  The Realtors® Association of Citrus County partners with many local businesses to provide you with quality referrals. The Citrus County Realtor® has the resources to gather the information to answer these and many other questions.

Ongoing Education in Citrus County

We at the Realtors® Association of Citrus County sponsor seminars with the Citrus County Property Appraiser’s Office and the Citrus County Clerk of Courts. Our members attend Board of County Commissioner’s Meetings.  Our leadership attends conferences and meetings held throughout the state and the nation. Citrus County Realtors bring important information back to the members to enhance their knowledge of local issues.

Community Members of Citrus County

Citrus County Realtor®

We, as Realtors®, have an interest in our community.  Citrus County realtors are active in community organizations.  We live, shop, worship, and work here.  We are passionate about our community.  Who knows Citrus County better than a Citrus County Realtor®?!

About the Author:

Ruth Edwards, Realtor, Coldwell Banker Next Generation Realty

Ruth Edwards, serves as the 2019 President of the Realtors® Association of Citrus County. She is an active Realtor with Coldwell Banker Next Generation Realty. Contact Ruth for assistance in buying your first home or any other real estate needs. She can be reached by email: ruthedwardsrealtor@outlook.com or by phone at (352) 586-0115.

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