REALTORS® Team Up to Bring You a Big Win!

Bob Slutsky and Diane Siefkas, known as the S.O.S. team at RE/MAX Premier Realty, are top notch real estate partners who work with great synergy to bring a high level of satisfaction to each of their clients. With their varied business backgrounds, they have vast experience in the “people” business.  They both have talents that […]

Inventing a Successful Real Estate Career – Tom Heller

REALTOR® Tom Heller “Invents” a Successful Real Estate Career No matter what career path Tom decided to take, his success was probably inevitable.  He comes from a long line of family success stories, starting with Elias Heller, the family founder who gave up his farm in Germany in 1836 and immigrated to America to become […]

Avoid the Pitfalls of Self Property Management

Avoid the Pitfalls of “Self” Property Management. Let’s face it, this Central Florida area is a mecca for short term vacation rentals. Even long term rentals are increasing in popularity. The demand for short term rentals is through the roof, and there are “businesses” on every corner wanting to help you fill the need for […]

RE/MAX National Housing Report

RE/MAX researches 52 major metropolitan markets and analyzes the data to get a pulse on the US housing market. Here are some highlights from this months report.   Click Here to download the full report!  

Treat Yourself to a Home for the Holidays!

REALTORS® Have an October Treat For You! Really Big Open House Event Coming Your Neighborhood.  (If you live in The Villages, that is) On Thursday, October 10th, Realtors who specialize in The Villages Market are planning a Huge Open House Event to showcase homes for the incoming seasonal visitors, who seem to be arriving earlier […]

The Local Real Estate Market is still on the Rise

The Numbers Don’t Lie! The numbers may not be all in yet, but the news is good for Ocala and Marion County. In September of last year, 377 homes were closed. This year, the homes closed for September are 507!  (We also may have a few stragglers with some late reporting.) Stay tuned for the […]

Award Winning Service

Many people don’t get to know what’s behind the surface of their real estate agent. They see dedicated professionals who have great expertise; agents who work hard to find the right dream house for their clients; and agents who market the daylights out of a home to get it sold. But there’s much more than […]

Business Builders with a Heart

Years of success in the building industry in Massachusetts gave Linda Sears and John Mello a great foundation to help clients in real estate. But the time came to move to a warmer climate, where John intended to retire. They always worked closely together, so Linda followed suit and they soon ventured out into the local […]

The Villages of Fruitland Park

The Villages is planning to expand on 466A to the east on the old Pine Ridge Dairy land. This property is on the south side of 466A and has been annexed in to the city of Fruitland Park. This will provide an additional 1972 homes for The Villages, but since they are selling 300 to […]

Good News Continues for Real Estate Market in Ocala and Marion County!

  Ocala/Marion County Single Family Home Sales Report for August 2013   According to the monthly report from the Ocala/Marion County MLS, the market for single family homes in Marion County continues to soar over August of 2012.   The amount of home sales showed an improvement of 23.4% over the same time last year. […]

Ocala / Marion County – Highest & Lowest Real Estate Sales Week of 9-20-13

From the Ocala / Marion County MLS, here are the highest priced and lowest priced properties that closed this week, from 9-16-13 to 9-20-13.   Residential Property: Lowest: Sold for $11,000 509 SW Ft King, Ocala, FL 34471 Built in 1930, three bedrooms, one bath, 1444 sq ft living area, on .13 acre lot Highest: […]

Back to the Future at The Villages

When you have your ears to the ground at The Villages, you hear a common beat. Right now the beat is: “What’s going to happen when they run out of land to build on?” and “Where are all the people that work on new construction going to get jobs?” Well, if you look behind the […]


What you really need to know and how the numbers don’t always tell you the true story. It’s complicated. When you read about or hear about the market, you hear a lot of different numbers being quoted. Let’s start with the average sales price versus the median sales price. The average, of course is when […]

Do You Need a REALTOR ®?

When you are considering making a large financial decision such as selling or buying a home, do you want assurances that the person you hire has your best interest in mind? How can you be sure that the person you hire has the mindset to carry out the task with the greatest expertise and with […]

Photos of Our Trip to Belize

These are just some of the photos from our recent trip to Belize.  

Warning! Don’t Make the Same Mistake About Belize That I Did!

My husband and I took a way-too-short trip to Belize last week just to check out the real estate market, and boy was that ever a mistake!  There is too much beauty there and way too many things to do to make the trip for just 3 days. It was more spectacular than I could […]

Tis the Season to be Jolly for Home Sellers In The Villages

All signs are pointing to the next several months becoming one of the best times for homeowners needing to sell that we have seen in many years. With real estate markets recovering all across the nation, its freeing up homeowners who have been waiting for their homes to sell so they can move to their […]