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There is an article in the Orlando Sentinel today about just how bad our condo market is here. Economics is about supply and demand of course, but sometimes consumers demand something that they do not have the cash to purchase. In these situations, consumers turn to financing options. The real es...
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Reuters reported that housing starts fell over 10% in October compared to the rate being built in September. At least a part of that was caused by a huge drop in multi-family. These types of project are up and down, and with commercial real estate on its heels right now it does not surprise me th...
I titled my blog Real Estate Optimist for a couple of reasons. First, the obvious one is that I sell real estate. I became convinced that I wanted to have a career in real estate in graduate school at Rollins College. In one of my Investments classes we discussed a study the University of Chicago...
Well my world premier video aired last night on HGTV's House Hunters, and friends from all over the country watched with me. I want to send a big thank you out to Doug and Lisa, the buyers, because if it was not for them I would not have had the opportunity. I would also like to thank the crew an...
Which house will the choose? I cannot say, because I am sworn to secrecy. Watch HGTV's House Hunters tonight at 9:00pm (check your local listings outside Orlando) to find out which home Lisa and Doug will pick. I would love feedback from everyone on my performance as "the Realtor". I am not only ...
Tomorrow, Thursday November 12th at 9:00pm look for me on HGTV's House Hunters. The last time I checked, my episode was still scheduled to air at that time. Check your local listings though to make sure. I want to thank Lisa and Doug for asking me to be part of this home search, and also for appl...
Orlando real estate prices have been very stable for seven months now bouncing along the bottom between $125,000 and $135,000 since April. With the big push by first time home buyers to get into a home before the November 30th tax credit deadline, I am expecting prices to take a tumble this month...
The extension and expansion of the home buyer tax credit is on it's way to the White House for the President's signature as part of a broad financial package that will extend unemployment benefits. Notice that I did not call it a first time home buyer credit, because it is more than that with the...
October closed out our fifth month in a row with over 2,000 closed sales. So far 2,004 have been posted for the month with a median sales price of $130,500. We have been hovering around $130,000 for seven months now ranging between $125,000 and $135,000. Of the 2,004 closes sales 832 or 41.5% wer...

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