Advice for buyers and sellers, from Justin Ruzicka

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I have been in the real estate business for a decade!  Not bad for generation Y, where most of my friends have been in 3 or 4 industry’s since college!!!  I guess I found my spot early in my career, and haven’t lost focus of it.   Much of my real estate career has been in buying, repairing, then selling the properties for a profit.  I work for specific investment groups doing this, as well as manage a personal portfolio. The other 50% of my business is helping my neighbors,  I have helped dozens of Families buy or sell their home in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Estero, and Lehigh Acres Florida

Many people ask, when is the best time to buy…………..the only answer I come up with is, NOW.   For most buyers that is a true statement,  interest rates are always at historic lows, prices are climbing again, and inventory levels are dropping so your selection is less and less.  In 2010 or even 2011, a buyer had 3-5 homes that were “PERFECT” for them, now for every 1 home on the market there are 3-5 buyers…YIKES.  Are you considering hedging your stock portfolio?   Investing in  the strengthening real estate is a good hedge.  Another thought for investors is time value of money, and getting that money to work for you sooner than later, increases your return in 10-20 years.  I have a simple straight forward plan on investing and seems to benefit me well.

As Real Estate Expert, I am math fan.  Math is an wonderful, objective teacher, that never lies.  2+2, always equals 4, this is a fact.  If you have $10,000 a month in bills with $8,000 a month of income you have a losing calculation, again factual, no bias, no ‘feelings’ to blind one’s thoughts.  Because Math is straight forward I often look at life’s deck of cards from this perspective.  It helps me communicate with lenders at a level they enjoy and understand.  When communicating with investors, buyers and sellers alike it helps, because it again is there is no bias.

If you are an Investor looking for realtor with investment or property management expertise look no further.   I am a realtor with my own portfolio, and I take a very conservative approach to real estate investing.   Drop me a line I am happy to work with you on your next real estate venture.

If you are a first time home buyer, that needs that little extra care during the real estate process, please contact me.  I have a dedicated team as the HouseGuy and I have the ability to handpick the best buyers agent to team up with each buyer’s needs.  My team consists of very qualified, professional, and “gentle” agents who are best to team you up with when it comes to First Time Buyers.

For sellers who are considering now is the time to sell, I am your guy.  I have helped hundreds of families in Lee County Florida sell their house.  When I help a family sell a house; I promise to build trust through transparency, clear and concise communication as we market and bring you and your family to the closing table.     Simply put I work for YOUR BEST INTEREST.

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2 Comments

  1. Stephenie Stephenie
    September 14, 2011    

    Love your blog, stealing ideas that work in Central Florida, already got a much needed price decrease on a short sale…

  2. September 14, 2011    

    Stephenie, glad to see the information is helping others. I look forward to bring my readers more!

Justin Ruzika, Realtor
Justin Ruzika, RealtorThe House Guy
Much of my real estate career has been in buying, repairing, then selling the properties for a profit. I work for specific investment groups doing this, as well as manage a personal portfolio. The other 50% of my business is helping my neighbors, I have helped dozens of Families buy or sell their home.

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