Crissie Cudd

I have 13 years experience in Naples real estate, earning certification as an Accredited Buyer Representative, becoming Relocation Certified, E-Certified, and a New Home Specialist.

Articles by Crissie Cudd

Top 10 Mistakes Sellers Make When Choosing a Realtor
Selling a home should be like any other business transaction, but all too often sellers make emotional or impulsive decisions that cost them money and time. Choosing the right Realtor to market a property and negotiate the sale is the most important step in the process.

The Most Common Mistakes People Make When Buying a Second Home
Some buyers will look back on their home-buying decision and smile. Others will not. The smart buyers smile because they learned from the mistakes of others.

I Have the Internet - Why Do I Need a Realtor When I Buy a Home?
The internet is great. Never before have home buyers been so empowered. With the internet it is possible to research homes in another town, compare prices, size, features, etc. without ever speaking to a real estate professional. If that’s the case, why should anyone ever use a Realtor to buy property?

Get Full Value with a Full Time Real Estate Professional
It probably doesn’t bother you that your waiter works part-time and is in school full time. Part-time store clerks are perfectly acceptable. On the other hand, you would probably think twice about a part-time surgeon or a part-time nuclear engineer.

Buying your first home? Here’s what you need to know
You’ve made the decision to make one of the largest investments you’ll ever make in your life-buying your first home. You’re excited, but at the same time anxious.

A Fast Sale Can Be All In The Way You Market
Why does one home in a neighborhood sell faster than another that is similar in price and size? Marketing!

Five Powerful Buying Strategies
In a perfect world, it would be easy to always be objective and make rational decisions based on sound information. In reality, emotions and timing often have a big effect. Sometimes the best you can do is try to set the stage so that you minimize the subjective influences.

Buying Pre-Construction? Here’s Why A Real Estate Professional Should Represent You
It might not seem necessary to involve a real estate professional in a transaction where a buyer can deal directly with a builder. Think again! A real estate professional representing the buyer’s interests, can guide you along the right path, smooth the rough places and help ensure you make a decision you can live with (and in) for many years.