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Real Estate Agent - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices | Pen Fed Realty - 3107554
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Over the last few months getting buyers and sellers to the closing table has gotten harder.  It is almost as bad as watching our current fiascal in Washington between both parties.  Too stubborn to play nice.  Things that used to be considered simple have taken on a new tone of their own.  Buyers...
08/14/2011
I work primarily as a buyer's representative.  In just the past two days I have gotten emails from buyers I have been working with pulling the plug on their purchases.  I have copied and pasted their comments below. Week of August 08, 2011   Thanks Kelly. After discussing with my wife, we are goi...
08/09/2011
This report covers all of Okaloosa County.  Okaloosa County is home to cities like Destin, Ft. Walton Beach, Crestview, and Niceville and surrounding areas.  It is a market filled with military men and women stationed at either Eglin or Hurlburt Field operations. For the month of July there were ...
08/08/2011
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This view could be your view if you lived in Blue Mountain Beach.  Blue Mountain Beach is located in Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459.  On this same road there are homes built in 1950 out of cinderblock that have withstood the tests of time and then there are brand new homes built out of ICF or Insula...
08/05/2011
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Home Security Cameras: Peace of Mind While You’re Away Easy-to-install security cameras let you keep an eye on your home from afar, ensuring safety and security for you and your family. Read Do-It-Yourself Home Security: Windows May Leave You Vulnerable Protecting your home from break-ins starts...
08/04/2011
Absorption Rate for all condos in Destin Active listings today = 1,134 Number of Sold last Month = 16 16 sold times 12 months = 192 192 divided by 52 weeks in the year = 3.60 units 1,134 divided by 3.60 = 315 weeks of inventory in the market place today   Absorption Rate for Waterfront Condos in ...
08/03/2011
Under the HAFA program, there are several requirements, such as (1) you have to live in the house (or have lived there) in the last 12 months; (2) you have a documented financial hardship; (3) your first mortgage is less than $729,750; and (4) you obtained your loan on or before Jan. 1, 2009. Lea...
07/12/2011
The Real Trend Report for Walton County Florida and Real Estate Sales Activity just came out.  I love this statistical overview of the county I live and work in.  It is eye opening and usually is so true of what my own personal business is doing. Surprising this month is the number of new home sa...
07/09/2011
I work with a lot of investors who love to buy multi-units or attached type styled properties.  This morning I was curious as to what was going on with all of the inventory in Panama City Beach, FL concerning this type of property.  I found out that the favorite price point of under $100,000 is s...
07/07/2011
Statistics Summaries Report Category - Combined ResidentialStatistics for Entire MLS from 6/1/2011 - 6/30/2011    TotalTotal List/Total SoldAvg ListAvg SoldAvg DOMMedian Price%SP/LP%SP/OLP MARKET SNAPSHOT AS OF TODAY Currently Pending 639 $179,823,808/ N/A $281,414  N/A 146 $204,100  N/A  N/A ON...
07/01/2011