Real Estate

April 24, 2014

Selling Your Home in Todays Market

The media has been full of stories about the housing market – and although this kind of market normalization is commonplace in the real estate industry, there is no question that here on the Forgotten Coast, houses are currently on the market longer and there is more competition for buyers ...

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April 8, 2014

What to look for in a Realtor

There has been so much written and spoken on this topic but picking a Realtor really boils down to six things:

Pick a REALTOR who…

  • Is known by you or someone you know to be RELIABLE and HONEST.
  • Works as a FULL TIME Realtor.  It is extremely difficult to ...
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Nov. 21, 2013

Coastal Building Costs

As a Realtor I am frequently asked about square footage cost of building coastal homes.  Often buyers compare the cost of buying an existing home to the cost of buying a lot and building their dream home on it.


Coastal areas are generally more expensive to build in ...

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Nov. 19, 2013

"Black Friday" Open Houses on St. George Island

November 29 "BLACK FRIDAY" Open Houses by Kara:

320 Patton Street:  Canal Front Fixer Upper with Boat Launch and Enclosed Downstairs.  Easy Bay and Gulf access with gorgeous sunset views.

949 West Bayshore:  1600 Sq. Feet Inside, 1700 decks and enlcosed porches.  Outdoor living at it ...

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Nov. 13, 2013

Water Front Home For Sale

Canal Front Fixer Upper With Easy Bay and Gulf Access




List Price: $289,000


Boat Launch, Deep Water Canal with quick bay and gulf access.  Downstairs is enclosed with a seperate entrance.  1200 sq. feet + 400 sq. feet of decks.  Year round sunset ...

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Sept. 26, 2011

Visit me at these Open Houses!

Open Houses this week! Come See Me at the following...

Thursday 9/29 from 1 - 4 at "Sassy Seagull" located at 1041 W. Gulf Beach Dr.

Friday 9/30 from 1 - 4 at "Beach Baby" located at 509 W. Gulf Beach Dr.

Saturday 10/1 from 1 - 4 at "Island ...

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April 13, 2011

Short Sales

Short Sales:  Are they for you?  Maybe not...

Yes, there are short sales available all over the place but there are also 'good deals' which buyers should explore.  I tell my buyers all the time not to get so focused on the short sale that they miss the ...

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April 2, 2011

Is “Days on Market” Important?

Is “Days on Market” (DOM) Important?

The answer is…..sometimes.  The number one cause of a high DOM is overpricing.  The seller may be misinformed about pricing conditions in their market sector or the overpricing may be intentional. Some sellers like to price high and “test the market” ...

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