Jill and Jay Keegan's (jillkeegan) Blog

Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Realty of the Treasure Coast
What's selling and What's not in Mariner Village in Martin County FL. Finally, the cooler weather has started to poke its head into our area signaling the end of a long and hot summer.  A summer that found many a real estate buyer and seller wondering if they shouldn't wait until some happier new...
I hate to repeat myself but this issue is so important to FLORIDA as a whole it is worth talking about again.  This morning we went to a wonderful discussion about Vote No on Amendment 4, conducted by Toby Overdorf.  The information was so powerful, we need to be in touch with those we know and e...
It looks as though foreclosures will be on hold for at least a few weeks while several banks review their procedures.  This will hold back some of the inventory for a short period of time.  If you are thinking of short selling or a conventional sale it is best to get on the market as quick as pos...
Recently, NAR estimated that 1 in 4 buyers purchasing in Florida will be International.  Today at a Graduate Realtor Institute class we learned that the figures are increasing rapidly.  This is a great time for us a Realtors to educate our buyers and sellers on this ever changing market. We also ...
For a small town Stuart has so much to offer.  The first Sunday of the month there is live free music on the WATERFRONT.  This is the town's live Jazz series, we have seen so many great musicians.  Go by car or BOAT, they have beautiful new town docks just a few steps away from the music. In betw...
August was a good month for existing homes, the sales of previously owned homes rose 7.6% according to the National Association of Realtors.   This is also affecting current inventories, which are down in many areas. In Martin County we are noticing a decreased inventory of homes to show our pote...
This is a crazy amendment and we as realtors need to get the word out.  Amendment 4 will paralyze Florida, and we will become a slow growth state.  There are many out there who do not know what Amendment 4 is, and it is our job to educate them or find venues that will. With Amendment 4 any change...
Stuart-Martin County  Commissioners approved a tool kit that will pprovide businesses incentive to bbring jobs to the area.  Martin County's Business Development Board is working hard to acheive good jobs.  We are currently at an 11% unemployment rate and at 17% if you include under employed peop...
Martin County Florida is seeing a rise in homes sold.  Looking forward to an increasing market. Our absorption rate has decreased from 33 months to just 17 months!!!! Please check out the following website for more on what or beautiful county has to offer. www.goodnature.org
REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTInvestors who bought housing stocks at the beginning of the year made money. As the Federal Reserve started cutting interest rates, the stocks of several home builders started to rise dramatically; and some analysts believe it signals sunnier days ahead for the entire housin...

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