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Grow. Prosper. Move! We get lots and lots of referrals. We cherish everyone!   We’ve gotten them from friends, family, pastors, past customers, neighbors, people we went to school with, people we used to work with, business leaders, networking acquaintances, retirees, bankers, lenders, title companies, and the list goes on.   Sadly, you [...]

March 27th, 2017|

Fla.’s housing market: Prices, listings rise in April

  NAR: April existing-home sales show modest improvement, inventory gains ORLANDO, Fla. – May 22, 2014 – Florida's housing market reported dual transactions, more new listings and a slight rise in inventory in April, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 21,385 last month, up [...]

May 28th, 2014|

Great Article On the Perils of Selling to Buy

I have managed several dual transactions- meaning that you must SELL your current home to BUY your dream home.  This process can be smooth sailing, if you have a professional helping you.  If you are looking to relocate within Lee County, please read this- then take a deep breath and call me. DAILY REAL ESTATE [...]

May 27th, 2014|

There is some (slightly) good news hidden in here about foreclosures

FLORIDA STILL HIGHEST IN NATION FOR FORECLOSURES; FILINGS UP IN COLLIER COUNTY The state of Florida posted the highest foreclosure rate in the U.S. for the seventh consecutive month in April, according to a study released today by housing analytics company, RealtyTrac (www.realtytrac.com/content/foreclosure-market-report/april-2014-us-foreclosure-market-report-8059). One in every 400 housing units in Florida had a foreclosure filing [...]

May 22nd, 2014|

First Time Homebuyer? Worried about down payment? READ THIS!!!

60 Percent of First-time Buyers Put Down 6% or Less   About 60 percent of first time home buyers put down 6 percent or less, according to the March REALTORS® Confidence Index. This is down from about 74 percent in 2009. Under tight underwriting standards, REALTORS® have reported that buyers who pay cash or put down [...]

May 21st, 2014|

Prices Increasing in 2014, but projected to slow down

CoreLogic Case-Shiller find 11.3% home price rise   IRVINE, Calif. – May 13, 2014 – CoreLogic released its analysis of home price trends during the fourth quarter of 2013. It covers more than 380 U.S. markets. The CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indexes estimate that home prices increased by 11.3 percent in fourth quarter 2013 compared year-to-year. Overall, [...]

May 20th, 2014|

Slowing price appreciation- not a bad thing

Home price gains slow for third straight month WASHINGTON (AP) – April 29, 2014 – U.S. home price gains cooled in February from the previous year for the third month in a row, as harsh winter weather and high buying costs have slowed sales. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 12.9 percent [...]

May 17th, 2014|

Who are all these people paying cash for their houses?

Cash sales up – distressed sales and investors down   WASHINGTON – May 9, 2014 – The market share of all-cash purchases is on the rise, despite declines in distressed sales and investor activity, according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). The results spring from an analysis of data collected for the latest Realtors [...]

May 15th, 2014|

Thinking of Selling? Everyone else is. Call me and let me help

Survey: More owners think it’s a good time to sell   WASHINGTON – May 8, 2014 – Americans' outlook toward the housing market continued to improve in April – and perhaps foreshadow an increase in housing activity in the coming months – according to results from Fannie Mae's April 2014 National Housing Survey. The share [...]

May 12th, 2014|
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