About Toni Hedstrom

I am one half of Hedstrom & Stamm Home Solutions, a dynamic real estate team with emphasis on home marketing utilizing our exclusive Home Ready Program.

Seller’s Report Lutz 33549

Interpreting the Data There is a science to understanding the real estate market in any given area. When considering your options as a seller, it is crucial to have clear and concise information to position yourself correctly in the market. A qualified, professional real estate agent armed with detailed reports can help you sort through […]

How’s the Market? For Real?

How’s the Market? Agents are asked all of the time, “How’s the Market?”. I wonder if people really want to know or, if it’s just a conversation starter like “How’s the Weather?”. The infamous “How’s the Market?” question is really very vague. There are so many variables that apply to the answer that most Agents […]

Let’s Talk about Closing Costs

What Costs are Associated with Buying/Selling Real Estate? There are different fees associated with each side of a real estate transaction (Buying Side & Seller Side). Fees are very location-based – even within the same state, fee standards can be different. And, across America, each state has different types of fees that are applied. For […]

To HOA or to Not HOA – That is the Question

HOA: Friend or Foe Recently, my Husband and I received a ‘Friendly Notice’ from our neighborhood HOA (Homeowner’s Association) asking us to trim our maple trees. According to the neighborhood deed restrictions, trees limbs are to be 8-foot above the street and sidewalk.   We happily complied with the ‘Friendly Notice’ by calling up our tree guy, […]

How is Your Home’s Value Determined?

Join Toni for a discussion regarding home value determinations and, what items give value and what items do not. You may be surprised.  Just what is a home appraisal and why do we need one?

The Unique Challenges and Objectives of a Military Home Buyer

The PCS No one knows the act of moving like a Military family. Moving around the world simply comes with a servicemember’s job. And, relocation is one of the most exciting aspects of a military career, but also the most challenging. While the military offers great resources to help with a move like base guides […]

Is Your Home Ready for the Market?

When it comes to preparing a home for sale, the biggest obstacle a Real Estate Agent faces is the battle between a Seller’s style and taste and the Market’s style and taste. Join Toni as she discusses ways her Team approaches the act of ‘Home Ready’.    Selling Your Home? Get It Ready To Show! Home […]

How Do You Build a Custom Home?

Join Toni as she discusses the steps to building a custom home with guests, Brian Popp of Union Home Mortgage and Marcus Smith of Smith Custom Homes.  Other ‘Ask the Agent’ Articles What does a home inspection tell you? How well do you know your roof? Smith Custom Home Project in Land O’Lakes NEW CONSTRUCTION! […]

Market Shifts – Is There One Coming?

Where we have been – the Seller’s Market For the longest time, we have been in a ‘Seller’s Market’ resulting from historically low inventories. The problem with low inventory began when the market plummeted leaving so many homeowners with diminished equity and thus, an inability to sell. Short Sale programs were successful in helping some […]

How well do you know your roof?

If you are thinking of selling your home and it was built before 2005, it is imperative that to check with your policyholder about the insurability of your roof.