home values: When Appraisal is Lower than the Contract Price - 02/24/21 11:02 AM
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4 Options when Appraisal is Low
The housing market has been scorching hot over the last twelve months. Buyers and their high demand have far outnumbered sellers and a short supply of houses. According to the latest Existing Home Sales Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), sales are up 23.7% from the same time last year while the inventory of homes available for sale is down 25.7%.
When Appraisal is Lower than the Contract Price 

home values: Recession! Everybody is talking about it - 10/21/19 08:23 AM
3 Reasons This is NOT the 2008 Real Estate Market.  Are you Currently Living in your Dream Home? and Have you had any thoughts of Selling in 2020?

No one knows for sure when the next recession will occur. What is known, however, is that the upcoming economic slowdown will not be caused by a housing market crash, as was the case in 2008. There are those who disagree and are comparing today’s real estate market to the market in 2005-2006, which preceded the crash. In many ways, however, the market is very different now. Here are three suppositions being … (0 comments)

home values: Lovely Marathon Florida Keys Large Home for Sale - 06/13/19 09:02 AM
Lovely Marathon Florida Keys Large Home for Sale
Lela Ashkarian, PA, CRS, GRI, ABR, E-PRO
Crane Hammock Subdivision stilted home with 3 bedrooms/2 baths, 2136 sq ft, impact windows and doors, open floor plan, The split floor plan offers master suite on one side of the living area. The Large enclosure is perfect for storage of all your toys! wastewater assessments have been paid off in 2008.  Above Flood, quiet and serene neighborhood, close to Marathon Schools, beaches, Marathon Airport, all major grocery stores, entertainment, and work.  This Neighborhood features access to boat/picnic area and ramp for kayaking, paddle boarding or a small … (0 comments)

home values: Tired of Shoveling Snow? Florida Keys and Beaches - 12/13/18 07:49 AM
Tired of Shoveling Snow?
Walk to Cabana Club,
Key Colony Beach, Vacation Rental Income Property
Ashkarian/Ardis Team
Delightfully updated half duplex with a great location on 9th Street in Key Colony Beach! Easy access to both the Ocean and Gulf side through Vaca Cut Channel. Great canal views and dock with a concrete seawall and wood step down dock with new surface boards. This 2 bedrooms 2 bath home has many upgrades including all hurricane impact windows & doors, all new kitchen appliances, lower cabinets, and new countertops.
The master bathroom has been updated and a new instant hot water heater installed. Currently used … (4 comments)

home values: Florida Keys Home Values - 11/14/17 11:10 AM
When values are clear the decision making becomes easy
Lela Asharian, PA, ABR, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Elite Agent 
The real estate market will largely be shaped by the psychology of sellers which will be evidenced by the number of properties listed in the coming weeks and months. There is a well-documented, inverse relationship between listings for sale and sales (buyers). If sellers respond to Irma by putting large numbers of properties on the market, the market will record fewer sales and prices will be impacted. 
Two months after Irma, however, there are fewer properties for sale than before the storm. If the market is not … (0 comments)

home values: The Facts Change Truth Stays the Same, Florida Keys Real Estate - 07/19/16 11:46 PM
The facts change truth stays the same.
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"I have known Lela for many years as an honest, creditable individual whom I consider to be a top Real Estate Expert. Lela is  totally  committed to  satisfying  her clients real estate needs to the fullest. Her professional abilities, organizational skills, coupled with a warm and caring personality, place Lela at the very top of her profession. If you are interested in either selling or purchasing real estate, Lela Ashkarian must be your first choice.
Thanks again for the privilege of allowing me to rate you as a … (1 comments)

home values: Lela Ashkarian Presents: 186 Jasmine St Plantation Key 33070 - 10/06/15 06:13 AM
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2 Bedrooms |1 Full Baths  
Address: 186 Jasmine St
City: Plantation Key
State: Fl
Zip: 33050
Subdivision: Plantation Key Colony
Garage: out door parking
School District: Monroe County
Elementary School: Coral Shores
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High School: Coral Shores
Direction: Head South from Miami on US 1. Turn Right on MM 90 onto Plantation Key Take the Right onto Jasmine St.
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home values: Florida Keys Land and Homes SOLD 305-395-0814 - 10/05/15 11:54 PM
Coco Plum, Neighborhood of Marathon and Key Colony Beach Florida
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Wondering what your Property Could Sell in Today's Market?
Lela Ashkarian, PA, CRS, GRI, e-PRo
Another one SOLD in Coco Plum 
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What features, amenities, etc are you looking for in that "perfect" home? or a prefect home site.  There are some pretty great homes and super great locations, like this one in Key Colony beach, on the market right now and I want to see if they line up with your vision of great!
Let me know what … (0 comments)

home values: Florida Keys Real Estate Market is Hot 305-395-0814 - 09/25/15 05:03 AM
Florida Keys Real Estate  Market is Hot, We have Tight Inventory Waiting makes no Sense, Why Wait?  
Some Highlights: Existing Home Sales slowed down slightly in August but remained 6.2% higher than August 2014. Inventory levels remain below the 6 months necessary for a normal market at a 5.2-month supply. First Time Buyers rebounded in August to make up 32% of sales, matching a 2015 high. The Florida Keys Housing Market is HOT! Ever wonder what your home's value would be today? Check out www.SearchFloridaKeysHomes.com/sell  today for more FREE Info.  If you’ve been waiting for ideal market conditions to sell, it won’t get … (2 comments)

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Lilas "Lela" Ashkarian

Ashkarian PA, ABR, CRS, E-PRO, GRI,SFR

Marathon, FL

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Author Bio: Search Florida Keys Homes www.SearchFloridaKeysHomes.com Lela Ashkarian, Realtor in Marathon, Key Colony Beach, Duck Key Ocean Front Homes, Coco Plum and Islamorada Beach Front Properties. International President's Cirlce Award,Coldwell Banker, is a Top producing agent in Florida Keys real estate market serving the community since 1983. Author of The Crossing, Living a Life without regret in Key Colony Beach.

Coldwell Banker has recognized her sales achievements with their Diamond Award, President's Circle and President's International Award. Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), Graduate of Real Estate Institue (GRI), Internet Professional (e-PRO), Coldwell Baker Previews and Resort Property certifications, meaning that she has gone through specialized training to be an authority on the area's many high-end luxury homes. The difference between highly successful people and the so called "average Joe" is to take action when the time is right here and right now. "Lela Differentiate from others. - Being more Prepared - Being more Engaging - Being a better communicator - Asking better Questions - Having a deeper Belief System - Providing More Perceived Value - and by The creative ideas she presents that are better than the others". Joshua H. J I already imagine you smiling having stepped through the entrance door, being flooded by enthusiastic feelings that this diamond is yours and as I congratulate you on having bought an luxurious and exclusive property you will be happy with long term I also am very happy that you want your friends and colleagues to unleash similar feelings on their own. That's why many of my satisfied clients realize that these experiences are bound to be unfolded for many they care for and appreciate, so they recommend them to me that they also will be happy as you initiated the first step like you did for yourself here by calling me. Looking forward to receive your call ready for action to turn your dream into reality. Lets go for it.

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