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102901 Overseas Highway , Key Largo - FL 33037

About Rick Schweikert



A licensed Realtor for more than 15 years, one of the reasons Rick loves what he does is the fact that some of life's most important decisions are related to real estate-where we live, work, and invest. Location, property condition, marketing, and price largely determine real estate values, which in turn impact our standard of living. Access to state-of-the-art technology and an experienced team of agents that understands your individual circumstances gives you an advantage in the highly competitive real estate marketplace. Whether you need to find a home or are just curious about the current value of your home, Rick is happy to help in any way he can!

Rick Schweikert

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Risks And Rewards Of Selling Your Home Without A Realtor

Risks And Rewards Of Selling Your Home Without A Realtor

From the perspective of a home buyer, the position of a real estate agent can seem unjustified in its existence. Why in the world would you pay someone 6% commission on the total sale price of your home, just so that they can set up a couple signs in the yard and do some paperwork? On the face of it, it seems utterly preposterous; why not just sell your home without a ...

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The Do’s And Don’ts Of The Real Estate Code Of Ethics

The Do’s And Don’ts Of The Real Estate Code Of Ethics

In the real estate business, it’s no secret that flexible morals have had a presence in the field since the very beginning. Whether it’s real estate agents that conceal vital information to make the deal go through or real estate developers cutting corners on multi-million dollar housing projects, this business has a reputation for being less-than-reputable. ...

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How A Good Bio Can Kickstart Your Real Estate Career

How A Good Bio Can Kickstart Your Real Estate Career

As a real estate agent, it’s no secret that marketing is the key to good sales numbers. You’re not just selling real estate; you’re selling yourself. How you are perceived as a professional is the most important, most crucial and most notable aspect of your job. Regardless which region you live in, what type of real estate you sell or what you do in ...

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Real Estate Niche: Green Homes

Real Estate Niche: Green Homes

Life in the 21st century is coming with some very welcome changes. Nowadays, it’s becoming more approachable to have a lifestyle that allows you to live more harmoniously with your environment. We're heading towards a much broader path towards sustainability. People are looking into what a sustainable lifestyle would ask of them, and what changes they would have ...

How Your Appearance Affects Your Sales

How Your Appearance Affects Your Sales

As a real estate professional, you’ve probably heard one person or another talk about “dressing for success” while they show you their new watch or tailored suit. This expression is used broadly in a lot of different ways, but in the world of real estate it actually holds a lot more meaning than you might imagine. A crucial aspect of working as a ...

 

Real Estate Glossary Terms

  • Effective Annual Yield

    Real rate of interest on a loan. It is the coupon rate divided by the net proceeds of the loan. Assume Sharon took out a $1,000,000, on year, 10% discounted loan to buy real estate. The effective interest rate equals: in this discount loan the proceeds received is only $900,000, which effectively ...

  • Cost Of Occupancy

    Expenditure paid to occupy property over a specified time period. ...

  • Critical Illness Insurance

    Insurance policy that pays a face amount/ lump sum if the insured is diagnosed with a specified critical illness. This sum is paid directly to the insured regardless of any other sources of income (job-related and non-job-related), expenses incurred (medical and nonmedical), and any other factors. G ...

  • Professional Reinsurer

    In the insurance field, we have insurance companies, which is where every individual or company goes to get insurance policies, and then there are reinsurance companies. Now, you might ask yourself what is a reinsurer as it probably isn’t a term that you encountered unless you work in an insur ...

  • Statistics

    Collection of numbers to record and analyze data such as occurrences of events and particular characteristics. Statistics are absolutely vital to all elements of insurance. In life and health insurance, they are used to tabulate age, sex, disability, cause of death, occupation, and other data needed ...

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