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If you are shopping for properties these days, you may have noticed 'walk score' in the information are for the property online.  Walk Score is a service that measures the distance of a property to important locations such as grocery stores, schools, etc. and then calculates an overall rank.  Thi...
07/12/2010
The common question today is how is 'the market' now that the tax credit for new contracts has expired?  Remember to qualify for the tax credit the buyer must have signed the contract by April 30, 2010 and closed by June 10, 2010 with the closing date date extended now to accomodate short sales. ...
07/10/2010
Everyone is continuing to keep an eye on the housing market nationally and locally to see the effect of the Tax Credit program which ended in April.  The terms of the program were that contracts needed to be signed by 4/30/10 and closing occur no later than 6/30/10.  Realistically, many of those ...
06/24/2010
My Daughter, The Graduate! Posted on May 30, 2010 by Kathleen West, Realtor | Edit Today, I am a very proud Mom. Yesterday I sat with my husband and father as we watched my daughter Patricia graduate high school. As a parent, it’s a day that sneaks up on you so fast. It’s a day of a lot of “It se...
05/30/2010
Many (including myself) had been wondering what effect the expiration of the Home Buyer Tax Credit Program would have on local sales.  In all honesty, I had expected to see a drop compared to the year before this month (May 2010).  I am pleased to see that performance remains strong in the area. ...
05/26/2010
Through April of this year, the number of Flagler County residential homes sold has risen 17% compared to the same period in 2009.  This period in 2009 saw 378 homes sold with 2010 seeing 442.  83% of those sales were up to $209,000 compared to 81% in 2009.  Median price during these periods saw ...
05/07/2010
One of the difficult things to do in terms of listing homes for sale is putting a dollar value on upgrades and/or worn elements in a house that may need replacing.  Sellers obviously want to know the bottom line with all things optimal and their home would sell at the suggested list price.  We al...
04/15/2010
For buyers searching for their next home, we are in the final stretch to take advantage of the Home Buyer Tax Credit.  To qualify for this credit, the contract must be signed by April 30th and close by June 30th or this year.  It’s important to understand that an offer made by April 30th does not...
04/04/2010
The other morning I looked at the front page of an area newspaper, The Daytona Beach News Journal, and saw the top headline “Home-Sales Pace Cools Off”.  Just below the headline and to the left were the number of sales of homes in Volusia and Flagler Counties  for December 2009 & January 2010 wi...
03/13/2010
First of all, this article is in no way meant to put Zillow and their Zestimate 'down'.  Zillow has done a great job producing a place to shop for properties from both Real Estate professionals and owners.  But after reading local forum posts, internet articles, and conversations with others that...
02/25/2010
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