October 5, 2017 (Vero Beach, FL) – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty is proud to introduce Chalmers Morse as a new Sales Professional to our Vero Beach Branch Sales Office. He comes to us with years of impressive experience in real estate, as well as hotel management and extensive work with the Humane Society. Chalmers has been a member of an array of professional affiliations, ranging from the National Association of Realtors and Colorado Hotel and Lodging Association to sitting on the Board of Directors at FAAWO (Florida Association of Animal Welfare Organizations) and serving as President to the Snowman Lodging Association.
“We're excited to have Chalmers join the team as he brings extensive real estate and professional experience with a friendly and caring personality,” remarked Carol Prezioso, Managing Broker, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty ~ Vero Beach.
One of the most intriguing facts about Chalmers is that he coordinated visitations for Presidents Carter, Reagan, and George H.W. Bush, along with First Ladies Ford, Carter and Reagan when he was in the hotel business. Chalmers has been involved in numerous community organizations, including Anderson Ranch Art Center, the Episcopal Church, the Aspen School for the Deaf, and the Mayor’s Advisory on Child Care in Aspen, Colorado. While... Read More
People's Choice Awards for Taste of VeroThis year was really stiff competition for the Taste of Vero awards. We heard really incredible feedback from guests at the event about how the food was better this year than ever before! Thank you to everyone for participating. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. The Outstanding Food award goes to Ocean Grill for a beautiful crabcake and mango salsa! The Outstanding Dessert award goes to Countryside Citrus for Key Lime Pie and ice cream! The Best Themed Booth award goes to Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Realty for the mexican theme and Mariachi band! While there are no awards for second place the voting was REALLY tight, and honorable mentions should go to the following participants: For Outstanding Food: Vero Beach Yacht Club, Vero's Caribbean Catering, and Osceola Bistro, The Patio For Outstanding Dessert: Amalfi Grille For Best Theme: Baci Trattoria... Read More
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty in Vero Beach, formerly Norris & Company Real Estate located at 3377 Ocean Drive, recently announced the names of its top-producing sales associates for the second quarter of 2016.
“We are proud to recognize our top performing associates for their outstanding production and dedication to their clients in the second quarter of 2016, and are very fortunate to have them as part of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty family,” said Carol Prezioso, managing broker of the Vero Beach sales office.
The top producers for the second quarter of 2016 include the following:
Debbie Bell was named Top Producing Agent, and the Team of Dan Downey and Anne Wallace were recognized as the Top Producing Team. Other Top Producers are Bob Faller, the Sand & Land Team (which includes Beth Livers, Ashley Harris and Maria Caldarone), Peggy Hewett, Chip Landers, Marshall Carlton, Christine Barry, the Team of Jane Schwiering and Lucy Hendricks, Gretchen Hanson, the Team of Gena Grove and Andrew Harper, Steve Owen, Cheryl Burge and Mark Seeberg.
Congratulations to all of our Top Producers!Read More
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty Hosts Top Producer Panel in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty hosted a Top Producer Panel at Frenchman’s Creek in Palm Beach Gardens this week where eleven of the company’s award winning, top ranking Sales Professionals had an opportunity to share insight and perspective on what drives their success. The audience included over 125 of the company’s Sales Professionals from the company’s Northeast Region that includes Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Wellington, Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, Stuart, Palm City, Port St. Lucie, and Vero Beach along with our partners from EverBank mortgage and title representatives from Florida Title & Guarantee Agency and Carol Hill, Regional Vice President, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty.
The esteemed panelist members included Paula James, Cherie & Larry Gross, Jim Pappas, Charlie Forcucci, Priscilla Baldwin & Joan Rogers – The Horsepower Team, Anne Schmidt – The Anne Schmidt Group, Michele Dutkin, and Debbie Bell & Lucy Hendricks from recently acquired Norris & Company Real Estate in Vero Beach. The event was coordinated by the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty Leadership Team – Frank Struck (Boca Raton Managing Broker), Dave Camp (Delray Beach Managing Broker), Elizabeth Lewis (Boynton Beach / Wellington Managing Broker), Nancy Cardone (Palm Beach Gardens / Jupiter Managing Broker), Terri Kasnic (Stuart Managing Broker), Joyce... Read More
A study by Edelman Berland reveals that 33% of homeowners who are contemplating selling their house in the near future are planning to scale down. Let’s look at a few reasons why this might make sense for many homeowners, as the majority of the country is currently experiencing a seller’s market.
In a recent blog, Dave Ramsey, the financial guru, highlighted the advantages of selling your current house and downsizing into a smaller home that better serves your current needs. Ramsey explains three potential financial advantages to downsizing:
A smaller home means less space, but it also means less time, stress and money spent on upkeep. Let’s assume you save $500 a month on your mortgage payment. In 30 years, you could have an additional $1–1.6 million in the bank to get you through your golden years. Use the proceeds from selling your current home to pay cash for a smaller one. Just imagine what you could do with no mortgage holding you down! If you can’t pay cash, aim for a 15-year fixed rate mortgage and put at least 10–20% down on your new home. Apply the $500 you saved from downsizing to your new monthly payment. At 3% interest, you could pay off a $200,000 mortgage in less... Read More
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Realty, formerly Norris & Company Real Estate, recently recognized their February 2016 Top Performing Associates.
Debbie Bell, Chip Landers, Gretchen Hanson, Beth Livers’ Sand & Land Team and Lucy Hendricks attained the highest dollar volume of closed sales for the month.
The highest dollar volume of new listings was achieved by Jane Schwiering, Debbie Bell, Marshall Carlton, Mark Seeberg and Peggy Hewett.
Congratulations to all of our Top Producers!... Read More