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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Rulnick Realty, Inc.
Destin real estate and surrounding towns of Sandestin, Santa Rosa Beach, Watercolor, Rosemary Beach, Bluewater Bay and all of the Emerald Coast of Florida.



Yesterday was one of the most bizarre days in my real estate career.  My assistant got a call from a condominium association trying to verify ownership of one of my Destin Florida foreclosure listings. The bank-owned condo was under deposit, and scheduled to close at the end of September.  The c...
Destin Condo Short Sale   Ariel Dunes #1005, Destin FL 32550   Suprising, exciting views of Gulf of Mexico, with long vistas all around. Beautifully decorated unit with tile floors, granite counters. Big balcony with separate entrance from master bedroom. Amenity-filled grounds include three poo...
Niceville Pre Foreclosure 231 OLDE POST RD, NICEVILLE FL 32578 MLS#:500563 $389,000 Striking home! 10-12 foot ceilings, great open spaces connect dining, living, kitchen and breakfast area. Corner fireplace anchors the room. Dramatic architectural elements are great canvas for artwork and decora...
Citi Residential is supposedly one of the few lenders who works with the seller at the beginning of the Short Sale process.  At least, they used to.  In my case, a house listed in Navarre, Florida, where Citi Residential (not Citi Mortgage) was contacted by the seller at inception of the process,...
This week I've had one of the best Short Sale experiences with a company to date.  That is- United Guaranty, a mortgage insurance company.  I have a Short Sale in Destin, Florida. The property, a condo, was purchased in 2005 for $580,000.  Today, it is worth around $270,000.  My seller purchased...
Yesterday I got a call from a seller who needs short sale assistance in Athens, IL.  The couple needs an expert, and needs to get their real estate sold.  Since I normally find a plethora of qualified agents on Activerain, I did a search for Athens, IL Realtors with short sale experience.  I foun...
I know everyone likes to complain about Countrywide Short Sales, but you know what, I like them.  They are consistently inconsistent.  I've had approvals from them in five weeks, without even a phone call from the negotiator, to five months, after them losing information, switching negotiators fo...
Incredible!  My state, Florida, has decided to reap additional taxes on those who have the unenviable position of having to do a Short Sale to save themselves from foreclosure or other financial ruin.  Florida, like some other states, has a standard tax to the seller whenever there is a sale of r...
Are your business computers safe from pending hurricanes or other natural disasters?  I am concerned, as I wrote in Oh No- Hurricane Season- Here It Comes! In preparation, consider the following advice courtesy of my computer guru, John Wright of Accelerated Solutions.... >>>There are plenty of s...
Oh no- here it comes! Tropical Storm Fay is predicted to become a hurricane today. It could reach the U.S. by Thursday.  Dr. Jeff Master's Wunder Blog says the storm may become a Category 1-2 by tonight.  Living on the Emerald Coast, in Destin Florida, past pre-hurricane flutters are rushing bac...

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