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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 […]

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 […]

First Crystal Lagoon Community being built in Wesley Chapel, Florida

A Crystal Lagoon, the first one in the United States, is coming to Epperson. It’s an enormous 8 acre, 16 million gallon swimming pool that will stretch the length of five football fields. It will be 200 feet wide and up to 8 feet deep with a series of “arms” stretching out. Each “arm” of the lagoon off the center will be about 1/4 mile long!

Timing The Sale

Is it a Good Time to Sell? Everyone knows that Summer is the hottest time of year – not only for weather, but for real estate sales….or, is it? Think about this; when do you think the most eyes are on Florida? Yes, you can imagine the beaches and summer vacations. But, when our northern […]

Local Market Data

Understanding the condition of the local economy is a prerequisite to buying or selling property in today’s volatile housing market. From the open market operations of the Federal Reserve, on a national level, to changes in employment rates and income, on a local level; demand for housing is increased or decreased by many different influences. […]

Lack of Inventory – a Top Real Estate Challenge

View image | gettyimages.com < Lack of inventory’ a top real estate challenge WASHINGTON – July 15, 2015 – Realtors®’ outlook is increasingly optimistic about the housing market in the months ahead. Confidence is staying high, buoyed by a strengthening economy and the opening of the credit box. Reasons for confidence Job creation has reached […]

Forget ‘Improving’ or ‘Rebound’ – Florida is on FIRE!

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – March 8, 2013 – Lesley Deutch, senior vice president at John Burns Real Estate Consulting, said the “Florida market is on fire” in her latest update on the state’s housing market. Deutch says she traveled the state recently and visited more than 20 communities. While recovery reports differ between Florida […]

Making an Offer on Short Sales and Foreclosures

Who Calls the Shots On both a Short Sale and a Foreclosure property, the Bank holding the mortgage is the one who calls the shots. In a Short Sale scenario the homeowner may still be involved but the Bank either accepts or rejects the offer. On Short Sales, many Banks have begun establishing the price […]