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Bruce & Tara Harris
Licenced Real Estate Broker- Realtor®
Samuels Realty & Investments
Saint Petersburg, FL 33707
Phone: 727. 804.8696  
Fax:       727.498.5758
 

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REO Services

What we offer: 


• BPO & occupancy verification sent within 24 hours 
• Handle evictions 
• Skilled negotiations 
• Team business model means someone is always available for “live” conversation 
• Properties are inspected weekly to ensure proper maintenance is completed 
• Full-time processor and assistant to handle work load 
• Verify occupancy status within 24hrs. 
• Agents that are trained in property management 
• Institute cash for keys per sellers request if occupied. 
• Complete BPO on property and damage inspection reports. . 
• Inspect property and make appropriate suggestions to seller to prepare home. 
• We have a system that maintains records of all showings 
• Prospective buyer follow-up with agent feedback. 

Complete cleanout to include repairs & improvements: 
• Removal of trash and detailed professional cleaning 
• Have property re-keyed & secured with lockbox 
• Lawn and landscaping care 
• Pool care if applicable 
• Turn on of utilities 
• Licensed Painter 
• Have licensed vendors bid on interior & exterior cleanup or if your company has a relationships with particular vendors we will work with them as well 
• We will receive multiple bids in which you can review for your comparison.
• Provide you with photographs of each item in need of repair and a final photograph of the repaired item. 
• All of the contracts and addendums can be provided to you and the prospective buyers electronically 

Aggressive marketing plans & property exposure: 
• Website that generates thousands of hits per month 
• Strategic marketing plan that targets REO buyers 
• Monthly newsletter mailed out to all prospective buyers 
• We have thousands of homes for sale on our website which generates a high volume of buyers visiting our website 
• Input home into the Multiple Listing Service 
• Email the properties to our local investors 
• Place sign on site, with appropriate riders. 
• Property placed on our national and several local websites: Assist-2-Sell.com, TampaBay2Sell.com, 4stpetehomes.com, Realtor.com, and 2viewhomes.com. 
• Professional flyer and brochure to place on site. 
• Send out 100 postcards with picture and description of home. 
• Schedule photography and virtual tour photo sessions for high valued properties 
• The home will be featured on several major search engines. Here is a list of just some of the ones that we have working relationships with: 
1. www.yahoorealeste.com 
2. www.homegain.com 
3. www.realestate.com 
4. www.msn.com 
5. www.realtor.com 
6. www.netscape.com 
7. www.zillow.com 
8. www.trulia.com 
9. www.oodle.com 
10. www.homescape.com 
11. www.craigslist.com 
12. www.RealEstateEspanol.com 
13. www.moving.com 
14. www.homeseakers.com 
15. www.compuserve.com 
16. www.aol.com 
17. www.juno.com 
18. www.listhub.com 
19. www.tampabay.com 
20. www.lycos.com 
21. www.excite.com 
22. www.cyberhomes.com 

Our success and track record: 
• Ranked as Pinellas County’s Top 1% of Agents - 
2005 - 98 sales totaling 19 million in sales 
2006- 105 sales totaling 23 million in sales 
2007- 108 sales totaling 27 million in sales 
• Over 60 million in Real Estate Sold 
• Recognized in the Top 20% off all Assist-2-Sell Offices Nationwide and Canada 
• Top 5% of Agents Nationally and Top 1% of Agents Locally 
• Recognized in the St. Petersburg Times 3 Years in a row as an Agent of Distinction. 2005-2007