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Amazing? Not Really! I am evaluating Pending listings for the month of Marche and year to date. As the 7 year cycle starts up again the improvement is proven in the numbers. The fall in the Port St Lucie FL Real Estate Market began spring of 2006. Here we are 7 years later and showing a 200+% improvement over just last year. Ironically the improvement for homes listed up to 100K shows only a 143.5% improvement. This I must attribute to the rise in value of the homes in Port St Lucie. No - we don't have a (0 comments)
This video is great for explaining Title Insurance required in most Port St Lucie FL Real Estate Transactions - Title Insurance, like any insurance protects the ownership of Title to a real property should a defect to title or title cloud appear after the home has changed hands from seller to buyer. Watch this video and learn. For more information visit www.fla777.com and look for other informational videos on the right side bar links.
Crunch time to order Homeowners Insurance for S. Florida, Port St Lucie Real Estate closings. With Issac coming closer to the box-be prepared. For those who don't know there is an insurance box that once a named storm is in it, insurance companies will not write a policy. So if you plan on closing any real estate transactions in South Florida you need to bind the policy now. Most Likely Mon-Wed may not be an option and thus your closing will be delayed.
port st lucie: Port St Lucie, FL Market improvements... Buy Now - 05/23/12 09:43 AM
The Truth Spoken…. Fla.’s housing market continues positive signs in April 2012 ORLANDO, Fla. – May 22, 2012 – Florida’s housing market had increased pending sales and higher median prices in April, along with a greatly reduced inventory of homes and condos for sale, according to Florida Realtors® latest housing data. “Here in Florida, we’re seeing some strong numbers that show positive momentum for the state’s housing recovery and our economy,” said 2012 Florida Realtors President Summer Greene, regional manager of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Florida 1st in Fort Lauderdale. “Home prices continue to rise in many markets. Inventory (1 comments)
For those who may have Short Sold their previous property there may be a lot of clean up needed on other credit items while the “time to buy” plays out on the completed short sale. Those who foreclosed may be in the same boat. They have approx. 3 years to perfect credit and be A+ buyers again.
If you happened (3 comments)
port st lucie: Bidding wars catch buyers off guard - 05/01/12 03:32 PM
In case anyone missed it… here it is!! The plain truth in black and white for all consumers to read. I am here in Florida and can definitely testify to this scenario. Just this past week I had an appointment with a homebuyer who is very frustrated after bidding over 25K above the asking price for an REO only to lose out. … They are back!!
Strait from Wall Street Journal... http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304723304577366294046658820.html#articleTabs%3Darticle ""A new development is catching home buyers off guard as the spring sales season gets under way: Bidding wars are back.
Below is an article from today’s Headlines – One that actually depicts REALITY! (It will certainly be in the Window Front Today)
Short Sales on the other hand are increasing…. As judges in the Tri-County area slow down foreclosures, Banks are turning to Short Sales as a means of disposing “foreclosing” inventory. Quite Frankly with Bank of America (being my favorite… haha/right) a short sale is most likely easier to purchase than a Bank of America REO – This WILL BE another Blog to look for, you (2 comments)
port st lucie: Social Media Dashboards - Time Management, What works? - 02/29/12 04:12 PM
Social Media Dashboards - Time Management With today’s Hustles and Bustles running around.. time management for Social Networking is a must. Wouldn’t it be great to.. at click… manage all your social sites? It blows my mind how much there is to learn and how many opportunities are out there for Social Networking . But, If done correctly… you generate business leaving no time for actually posting. It makes my head spin like an owl… maybe a HootSuite Owl is what is called for? I have recently read about a new Social Media Dashboard called HootSuite and signed up for the (3 comments)
<!-- end .lead_photo_caption --><!-- end .lead_photo -->STUART —The 6th annual Greek Festival sponsored by St. John Greek Orthodox church of Martin county, will be held January 14th through 17th in Hobe sound. While the location is new (US-1 South, next to Hobe Sound Public Library) the format will be a familiar one to Martin county fair-goers: Traditional Greek foods, pastries, wine and beer as well as soft drinks. Live music by the Hellenic Band of South Florida and a special guest, George Stathos of NYC (0 comments)
port st lucie: Broward County FL - Walk for the Animals - Help Homeless Pets in - 02/18/12 07:48 AM
Humane Society Dog Walk Fundraiser March 3, 2012 8AMFeel free to join our pack....Catch Me If You Can!Thank you for your support & donation! Walk for the Animals humanebroward.donordrive.com The Humane Society of Broward County provides shelter, aid and responsible adoptions to animals entrusted to our care, and educates the community about respect and kindness to all animals. (1 comments)
port st lucie: Christmas Poem for us Realtors...from Port St Lucie Fl - 12/06/11 03:29 PM
Last night as I lay sleeping; I died or so it seemed, Then I went to Heaven; But only in my dream, Up there St Peter met me; Standing at the Pearly Gates, He said, "I must check your record; please stand here and wait." He turned and said "Your record; Is covered with terrible flaws, On Earth I see you rallied; for every losing cause, I see that you drank alcohol; And smoked and used drugs too, Fact is, you've done everything; A good person should never do, We can't have people like you up here; Your life was full (1 comments)
Port St Lucie FL November Sales Year To Year Comparison
Sales from 2010 to 2010 decreased 16% while the Avg price decreased 14%. Perhaps the lower prices can account for the lower Days on Market. On the low end it is interesting to see how the List to Sales price (and keep in mind these are the true handyman specials) remained around the 50% mark. This must mean the banks are still trying to value the homes higher or are not paying attention to property condition. With more foreclosures to come into the Port St Lucie Real Estate Market (1 comments)
The 50 Somethings… Single Family Homes Sold in Port St Lucie from 49K-60K I wanted to do a Market Report on the 50K price range most expectantly to see a serious decrease in solds from this year over last. Surprise… again the numbers don’t lie.. so even I have to drink the sour milk… (yuck)
2010 Homes Sold from 49K-60K Single Family in Port St Lucie 3/2 min
2011 Homes Sold from 49K-60K Single Family in Port St Lucie 3/2 min.
While there was a decrease…12% to be exact… I was expecting more like 35%. (2 comments)
To determine Market Value you look at similar homes in the same area that have sold recently (preferably within the last 6 months). These are called "comparable sales." These are homes that compare closely to the one you want to purchase. They should be similar in (1 comments)
port st lucie: Port St Lucie FL Featured Business: Superplay USA & Duffys. Featured Community: Belmont in St Lucie West - 11/18/11 08:53 AM
Port St Lucie FL Featured Business: Superplay USA and Duffys Located in St Lucie West, Superplay USA offers entertainment for the whole family. 48 Lanes of Bowling, Arcade, Batting Cages, Laser Tag, Indoor 9-Hole Mini Golf Course & Race Simulator. Lane side service by Duffy's, the Premium Sports Grill of South Florida. St Lucie West - Featured Community: Belmont Belmont is a premium community offering upscale condos, some with attached garages. The offering of amenities includes: a resort style pool/clubhouse, picturesque lakes, fitness center with state of the art equipment and more. Low monthly Homeowner Association fees allow you a (0 comments)
port st lucie: Port St Lucie and Jensen Beach FL Featured Business: PetSmart - 11/17/11 08:20 AM
Port St Lucie and Jensen Beach FL Featured Business: PetSmart Here's a treat: the fun stuff about PetSmart®. Since 1994, PetSmart Charities, Inc., an independent, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, has created and supported programs that save the lives of homeless pets, raise awareness of companion animal welfare issues and promote healthy relationships between people and pets. The largest funder of animal welfare efforts in North America, PetSmart Charities has provided more than $134 million in grants and programs benefiting animal welfare organizations and, through its in-store adoption program, helped save the lives of more than 4.4 million pets.
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