Explore Panama City, FL

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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Let's continue visiting our featured community of SweetBay Homes Located at the site of the old Panama City Airport.in Panama City, Florida, SweetBay Homes is a planned community complex offering residents an all inclusive community.      SweetBay builders plans to build a Town Center, a future s...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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This month, we're pleased to present one of the newest communities in the Panama City Florida area SweetBay Homes as our featured community this month!SweetBay is a planned community area, located at the site of the old Panama City Airport.       SweetBay homes are close to shopping, dining and f...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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In an article I wrote: Common Misconceptions About Buying and Selling Real Estate I discussed the incongruity of working with more than one agent.This point is so important that it bares repeating“When working with an agent as your representative, it is vital that you work with just that one agen...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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Here are more fun Halloween facts of which you may not be aware.There are still a few more days of facts coming.so stop by daily and enjoy. Halloween was originally influenced by the ancient Roman festival Pomona. Pomona being the harvest goddess. Many Halloween customs and games that feature app...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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Here are more fun Halloween facts of which you may not be aware.There are still a few more days of facts coming.so stop by daily and enjoy. With their link to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (a precursor to Halloween - see yesterdays facts) and of course to witches, cats have a permanent a...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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Here are more fun Halloween facts of which you may not be aware.There are still a few more days of facts coming.so stop by daily and enjoy. The record for the world’s fastest pumpkin carving time: 24.03 seconds is held by Stephen Clarke. Stephen smashed his previous record of 54.72 seconds. Accor...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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Here are some local Halloween events for the whole family.  Bring the kids and have a great Halloween time... "The city church @ northside 530 Airport RD. They are having an Outdoor Festival. They have many things going on and many people attend./ Games and candy, snow cones and popcorn etc etc. ...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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Here are more fun Halloween facts of which you may not be aware.Over the next few days, I'll be presenting more of these fun facts so stop by daily and enjoy. Samhainophobia is the fear of Halloween Kids really like their treats. In fact fifty percent of them want to receive chocolate candy for H...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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Here are some fun Halloween facts of which you may not be aware.Over the next few days, I'll be presenting more of these fun facts so stop by daily and enjoy... The movie Halloween  released in 1978, was filmed on a tight budget. So much so that they had to find and use the cheapest mask they cou...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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Now that All Hallows eve (Halloween as is now called) is upon us, I've prepared a few safety tips for children and the adults they will be chaperoning for treats :)I hope you find them of value...Carving that Pumpkin Decorate with markers, glitter glue or paint or other art supplies. Let the kids...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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I attended my first political rally yesterday at the Pier Park Amphitheater, and what an experience it was!Donald Trump was scheduled to start at 7:30pm, so we figured arriving at 4:30pm would give us plenty of time.We arrived at approximately 4:45pm, parked the car and walked a few blocks and wa...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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Analyzing Lease Cost      User Perspective In most commercial leases, base rent does not equal effective rent. An in-depth analysis includes all costs to the user.The basic formula for calculating the user’s effective rent is:Base (contract) rent + Additional Costs - Concessions and/or allowances...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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Other Important Commercial Lease ClausesSeveral other options and clauses are designed to protect the needs and concerns of the owner and tenants and should be negotiated carefully.Lease Renewal OptionsMany commercial leases grant a tenant the right, but not the obligation, to renew a lease for p...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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 Commercial Leases | Glossary and termsFixed RentalFixed Rental is where contract rents are fixed for the duration of the lease.Step LeasesWith Step Leases, contract rents on long-term leases change by preset amounts or percentages on predetermined dates, such as each year or every five years. Al...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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Lease Clauses that affect Cash Flows  Many commercial leases contain alternative treatments of operating expenses. These alternatives may require owners to pay operating expenses up to a given amount (Expense stops), allow owners to pass some of the cost of operating the property through top the ...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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Types of Leases The expense terminology in leases identifies who is responsible for the payment of operating expenses. Under a gross lease, the owner pays all the expenses associated with the operation and maintaining the property. The tenant pays the owner a gross amount for rent. From this amou...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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This is a multi part article focusing on Commercial leases.Virtually every aspect of a lease is negotiable and is a potential concession. Whether representing the owner or the tenant, you will need to understand the negotiating point of view of all parties and the significance of each clause and/...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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In this last installment of this series, I'll focus on a few issues often overlooked when buying an existing business. The full article, which was previously published in Invest Magazine and can be read in its entirety here: So you want to buy a businessStaff Considerations As the potential new o...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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In the next installment of this series, I'll focus more on the financial aspects of  buying an existing business. The full article, which was previously published in Invest Magazine and can be read in its entirety here: So you want to buy a business In a small to medium business, financial inform...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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As the Panama City/Panama City Beach Florida market area grows, I get many inquiries regarding purchasing a business as opposed to starting one from scratch.In this series, I'll focus on buying an existing business.  The full article was previously published in Invest Magazine and can be read in ...

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