market: Market Watch: Palm Coast/Flagler County Market Soaring In 2015 - 07/12/15 10:13 AM
There should be no doubt at this point that the Palm Coast & Flagler County is not only recovering, but is more in the recovered phase.  Although this year started off a little light compared to the first two month of 2014, the area is up 10% with 1,144 residential house sales through June compared to the same period for 2014.  June was another strong month with 221 residential house closings which was up 18% compared to June 2014.  Median sales price in June was also up slightly compared to June of last year.  Buyers who are serious about finding a home … (1 comments)

market: Flagler County/Palm Coast Market Takes Off In March - 04/19/15 07:59 AM
2015 started off slightly down with January and February both 4% under the number of sales compared to 2014, but the area rallied last month and took off.  March had 202 residential houses close which was around a 27% gain compared to March 2014, and bringing the total number of sales at around +9% compared to the same period last year.  It’s always difficult to put a finger on just one contributor to these types of fluctuations, but I personally think the travel barriers caused by weather in many other part of the country this winter was a significant contributor.
Interestingly enough … (0 comments)

market: Palm Coast & Flagler County Market Update: Life After Short Sales - 10/19/13 11:49 PM
Over the past 2 years we have seen a very dramatic, and very positive, change in local market conditions.  The average number of days on the market is down below 100 days in Palm Coast and slightly over 100 in all of Flagler County year-to-date.  We continue to see the number of residential home sales exceeding the previous year's number, and are currently 3% above 2012 through September.  And the number of homes for sale is way down with 839 in Flagler County and 599 in Palm Coast.  And cash sales continue to dominate the market at about 54% of all residential home sales in … (0 comments)

market: Monday Morning Flagler County Market Recap: 6/10/2012 thru 6/16/2012 - 06/17/12 01:38 PM
Residential Houses
We’re now into the third week of typically the busiest month for real estate in the area.  It’s been another pretty active week.  43 houses were newly listed for sale.  The lowest at $75,000, the highest at $968,000, for an average price of $263,554, and a median price of $170,000 for this group.  The county now has just 739 houses active for sale.
Sales is this past week came in at 28 closings.  The lowest being $50,000, the highest at $$535,000, for an average price of $145,229, and a median price of $108,750.  That raises the total for the … (1 comments)

market: Monday Morning Flagler County Housing Report 6/3/12 to 6/9/12 - 06/11/12 07:01 AM
This past week was another great week in the area as buyers are taking advantage of the great prices and interest rates.  One of the biggest surprises many are finding right now is the reduced selection as the area has about 742 homes presently for sale.  That number is far lower than it’s been in the past and sellers are seeing some favor from that.   Flagler County Listings   Active . . . . . . . . . . . .  742 Lowest . . . . . . . . . . . .  $35,000 Highest . . … (0 comments)

market: 2011 Palm Coast/Flagler County Market Recap - 01/11/12 04:37 AM
So how did the local market do for 2011?  Very well, and here's just a few highlishgts on the Residential Housing sales in the area:
A total of 1,665 houses closed from January 1st to December 31, 2011 The total number of sales was up 14% compared to 2010 when 1,460 houses closed 82% of all houses sold were in the price range up to $199,999 The luxury market ($500k+) also saw a slight uptick as well making up 3% of the area houses sold compared to 2% for 2010 3 bedroom homes were the most popular making up 62% of … (0 comments)

market: Looking Up: Palm Coast/Flagler County Real Estate Recap - 11/15/11 04:32 AM
We're through October and the local real estate market has been another year of some real positives.  It's also been a year of interesting devlopments too. 
Highlights through October (Click here for a full market report):
Inventory levels remain lower.   As of 11/14/2011 there are 1024 houses for sale in Flagler County and 762 in Palm Coast.  Palm Coast alone has typically remained above 900 for the last few years. The number of house sales has increased 10% compared to this period last year.   There have been 1,345 houses that have closed through October 31st.  Palm Coast has contributed … (1 comments)

market: Flagler County/Palm Coast Market Highlights - 10/19/11 04:42 AM
Can you believe it's Fall already and the end of the year is fast approaching?  I know I can't.  "How's the market?  " is the common question I hear, and there really are some some things about our local market.  Here's just a few from the residential housing portion:
Inventory levels at their lowest in recent years
The number of houses for sale over the last few years in Flagler County has rarely dipped below 1,100 (and 900 for Palm Coast) at any given point in time.  As of today, there are 986 homes for sale in Flagler County and 739 … (0 comments)

market: Flagler County/Palm Coast Market Update 5/9/2011 - 05/09/11 04:45 AM
As the age old question goes in Real Estate, "How's the market doing?"  In Flagler County and Palm Coast, FL . . . very postive.  You can get a full break down of Residential Home Market Statistics for the area at PalmCoastHomeShow.com.  But here's an overview of the market as of today:
 
There are 1196 homes for sale in Flagler County and 887 in Palm Coast.  Both are some of the lowest levels of inventory in the last few years. Of the homes for sale 27% are 'short sales' in Flagler County and 32% in Palm Coast. Foreclosures represent 2% … (0 comments)

market: Halloween Story For You - 10/24/07 07:48 AM
  I love Halloween.  It's one of my favorite times of the year.  Yes, we have a "pimped pumpkin" this year (my husband's idea).  Anyway, I came across a great ghost story I thought I would share . . .
The Minnesota Ghost  
This is too good not to read, especially if you thought ghosts didn't exist! This happened about a month ago just outside of Willmar, a little town in the back country of Minnesota, and while it sounds like an Alfred Hitchcock tale, it's real. This out of state traveler was on the side of the road, hitchhiking … (2 comments)

market: "Buyers Market", "Sellers Market": Does it Matter? - 10/24/07 07:21 AM
We hear those phrases all the time.  To be honest it really doesn't matter.  Why would I say what seems to be such an unheard of thing?  Simple, you have to look at the facts for both sides to determine the best decisions for yourself and not what someone wants to "label" things.  Here's what I mean from both sides with the facts:
Sellers - Higher than normal inventories.  This means you have a lot of competition to sell to a limited amount of buyers.  Pricing, advertising, marketing, and openness to offers is extremely important if you truly want to sell.  In … (3 comments)

market: Palm Coast Real Estate Overview YTD - 06/07/07 01:07 PM
Any analysis is meant to give a guage of "market conditions" or as some like to say, "the temperature" of the market and draw some conclusions based upon trends.  This analysis is meant to give an overview of the Palm Coast, FL Real Estate market.  The numbers used are from statistical data obtained through our MLS system and are meant only to serve as a guide and are not guaranteed.  The period from January to May (with preliminary numbers for May) of this year show signs of change, but also show signs of a positive future.  The statistics used for this … (0 comments)

 
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