• The benefits of hiring Apollo Realty for property management

    Many clients utilize our services because they simply don’t have the time, energy or desire to manage their own investment property or deal with the day-to-day tenant issues. If you’d prefer not to get a phone call at 2:00 am about a leaking water heater or an A/C Unit that has stopped working, this program is designed for you.

    Some are investors and are located many miles away from their investment property and desire our ‘local representation’ so that we can respond and act on behalf of the property owner. Other clients retain Apollo Realty simply to avoid the necessity of their personal involvement with tenants, handling tenant disputes, dealing with rent collections, handling rent increases, lease renewals, screening for replacement tenants, responding to ‘emergency’ issues 24/7 which involve arranging ongoing and emergency property maintenance, and the headaches of dealing with multiple contractors.

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  • Beware of renting through Craigslist…

    There are lots of viable rental properties available on Craigslist, but beware of the rising number of scammers. A typical scam happens when someone steals a picture of a home for sale from another website, then lists the house using those photos on Craigslist as a house for rent. The scammer makes up a story about being out of state and requests the renter wire funds via a service. You can guess what happens next….

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  • The Rx about why Zillow and Trulia data can’t be trusted

    Trusting data from Zillow is like trusting WebMD.com instead of visiting a doctor.  Doctors cringe when a patient says: “according to WebMD.com  I have a cold…” just like we cringe when a client says: “Zillow.com says the house is worth $50K more…”  We cringe because we know that Zillow and Trulia data is inaccurate and out of date, while the MLS system we rely upon is updated every 15 to 30 minutes.

    The team at Apollo Realty has its finger on the pulse of the Space Coast real estate market. Every day, we know which properties have just listed, or just reduced, or have just come under contract. We also know which comparative properties (or “comps”) an appraiser is most likely to consider. We also know the particulars of a neighborhood, all of which factors in to our ability to help our clients make a reasonable estimate of what a viable purchase or sales price might be.

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  • Rebecca Sparks Earns Prestigious CRB Designation

    Rebecca Sparks Earns Prestigious Certified Real Estate Broker Manager (CRB) Designation.

    Attained by only 3% of the nation’s Realtors®, the CRB exemplifies the highest level of professional achievement in real estate brokerage management.  “Earning the CRB is a testament to the high levels of professionalism, quality and ethics that we bring to every client relationship here at Apollo Realty,” said Rebecca Sparks.

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