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By John S. Murphy, Specialist - Patrick AFB
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    UPDATED 1/1/13 Home Values In Brevard County FL, "Florida's Space Coast": Since the middle of 2011 home prices have stabilized and have begun an upward swing. A lot of that has to do with the decreased inventory of home for sale and increased demand.       The 4th quarter of 2012 showed an in...

By John S. Murphy, Specialist - Patrick AFB
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The 2013 BAH rates are now available. There was a decent increase from last year. Rank With Dependents W/O Dependents E-1 through E-4 $ 1161 $ 870 E-5 $ 1281 $ 972 E-6 $ 1545 $ 1158 E-7 $ 1623 $ 1218 E-8 $ 1707 $ 1335 E-9 $ 1845 $ 1416 W-1 $ 1548 $ 1161 W-2 $ 1659 $ 1332 W-3 $ 1761 $ 1425 W-4 $ 1...

By Jim Poole, Zero Down, USDA Purchase Loans, FHA 203(K) Rehab & VA Streamline Loans
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  VA Home Loans for Veterans and Active Duty Personnel at Patrick Air Force Base in Cocoa Beach Florida Top Ten Reasons to Use a VA Loan to Buy Your Next Home 1. Nationally there was 1 VA loan funded for every 6 FHA loans in 2010 2. No Lender Fees 3. Credit Scores as LOW as 620! 4. 100% Financing...

By John S. Murphy, Specialist - Patrick AFB
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  This article is part of "The Patrick AFB Online Relocation Package".   UPDATED 1/1/11   Home Values In Brevard County FL, "Florida's Space Coast": Distressed properties continue create a lot of downward pressure on home prices. From the peaks in 2005 to the end of fourth quarter of 2010 the med...

By John S. Murphy, Specialist - Patrick AFB
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This article is part of "The Patrick AFB Online Relocation Package".   The new Patrick AFB BAH rates for 2011 are now available. In general, the allowance is lower than in 2010, reflecting the decline in housing prices in the area. 2011 BAH Rates - Patrick Air Force Base Rank With Dependents W/O...

By John S. Murphy, Specialist - Patrick AFB
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UPDATED 10/1/10   Home Values In Brevard County FL, "Florida's Space Coast":   Distressed properties continue create a lot of downward pressure on home prices. From the peaks in 2005 to the end of third quarter of 2010 the median price for residential property has declined by 58%*.Prices remaine...

By John S. Murphy, Specialist - Patrick AFB
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  UPDATED 4/1/10         Recent History of Home Values In Brevard County FL, "Florida's Space Coast":   Brevard County like most of the country has not been immune to the decline in home prices. Distressed properties put a lot of downward pressure on home prices. From the peaks in 2005 to the end...

By John S. Murphy, Specialist - Patrick AFB
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  This article is part of "The Patrick AFB Online Relocation Package".UPDATED 1/1/10 Recent History For Home Values In Brevard County FL, "Florida's Space Coast": Brevard County like most of the country has not been immune to the decline in home prices. Distressed properties put a lot of downward...

By John S. Murphy, Specialist - Patrick AFB
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This article is part of "The Patrick AFB Online Relocation Package". The new Patrick AFB BAH rates for 2010 are now available. In general ,there was a slight increase over last year. Interest rates are at all time lows, there is a homebuyer  tax credit, and home prices in Brevard County seem to h...

By John S. Murphy, Specialist - Patrick AFB
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The President signed the bill to extend the homebuyers tax credit. The bill not only included an extension but also added credits for "non first time homebuyers".The $8000 first time buyer credit was extended to purchases made from January 1st, 2009 - April 30th, 2010. The original expiration dat...

By John S. Murphy, Specialist - Patrick AFB
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This article is part of "The Patrick AFB Online Relocation Package".   Wow!!! For those of you PCSing to Patrick AFB in 2009 there is a huge benefit that just got passed in the stimulus bill: $8000. The fully refundable, $8000 (or 10% of the purchase price, up to $8000) is a tax credit for first ...

By John S. Murphy, Specialist - Patrick AFB
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This article is part of "The Patrick AFB Online Relocation Package".   Once again this year Walt Disney World is offering their Armed Forces Salute. It is a great deal for active and retired US Military. Disney World is only an hour trip from Patrick Air Force Base, and it is a deal that many ser...

By John S. Murphy, Specialist - Patrick AFB
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This article is part of "The Patrick AFB Online Relocation Package". The new Patrick AFB BAH rates for 2009 are now available. There was a slight increase over last year and with the possibility of interest rates dropping to all time lows in the near future, 2009 might be one of the best buying o...

By John S. Murphy, Specialist - Patrick AFB
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This article is part of "The Patrick AFB Online Relocation Package".   Many, if not most of my clients decide to use their VA benefit and go with a VA loan and for many reasons it's a great idea. Also many decide to do a 100% financing VA loan (no down payment) and I think that is a great idea to...

By John S. Murphy, Specialist - Patrick AFB
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This article is part of "The Patrick AFB Online Relocation Package".   There are many myths about buying homeowners insurance in Florida. I've had many clients tell me that they have heard that it is very expensive and that you might not even be able to get insurance.First, I can equivocally stat...

By John S. Murphy, Specialist - Patrick AFB
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This article is part of "The Patrick AFB Online Relocation Package".   When looking for a home on the various online home search sites, you will inevitably come across the term "short sale". I have had many clients contact me and ask what that term means. Many of my PCSers are under the impressio...

By John S. Murphy, Specialist - Patrick AFB
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This article is part of "The Patrick AFB Online Relocation Package".   One question that I will inevitably get asked when showing homes to a customer is, "What are the property taxes going to be on this property"? It seems like there should be an easy and straightforward answer. After all, the li...

By John S. Murphy, Specialist - Patrick AFB
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This article is part of "The Patrick AFB Online Relocation Package".   By no means am I a shopper and I would rather stick needles in my eyes then to spend an afternoon at a "mall", but close to Patrick AFB is a new outdoor shopping complex called The Avenue- Viera. It is located on the west side...

By John S. Murphy, Specialist - Patrick AFB
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This article is part of "The Patrick AFB Online Relocation Package".   One of the best things about a relocation to Patrick AFB is the 72 miles of coastline. The beaches here are some of the best in Florida, and directly across from the base are some of the nicest beaches in Brevard County.The Br...

By John S. Murphy, Specialist - Patrick AFB
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This article is part of "The Patrick AFB Online Relocation Package".     I am very excited to offer a new FREE premium offer on my website: The "Discover The Space Coast" DVD. It is a professionally done video tour that is over thirty minutes in length. It will take you on a tour of the areas sur...

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