sell: My basic steps to investing in property to resell or flip. - 03/08/16 10:53 PM
Basic steps to investing in property to resell or flip.
Whether you are a 1st time investor or a repeater typically the same rules should apply to make a good return on investment. Many would be investors who are not given proper guidance end up buying a property that they get buried in and either make little or no profit.
How do you avoid this you ask? You need to be working with a Realtor that understands the market, someone who is not in for a quick sale and disappears before it is time for the resale because they know how difficult it … (0 comments)

sell: Bonita Springs, Florida. The Undiscovered Country. For Sale - 03/08/16 10:44 PM
There is a wonderful part of Bonita Springs that I discovered the 1st time by making a wrong turn. When I discovered this peaceful area, my wife and I knew this is where we wanted to live. Months later we purchased our current home in a community named Southlands, most people get it confused with the community named Fairwinds to our due north.
The reason for this confusion is because our community sign and one of the two streets in our community are called Fairwinds. Therefore, most of my neighbors and I call this place the Original Fairwinds or Fairwinds 1.
Southlands … (0 comments)

sell: Floridians’ confidence shaken by gov’t shutdown - 10/30/13 10:24 PM
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Oct. 30, 2013 – Florida’s consumer confidence fell sharply in October to 71, a seven-point drop compared to September and its lowest level in nearly two years, according to a new University of Florida (UF) survey.
“This is the lowest reading since December 2011 following the last debt ceiling showdown in August of that same year,” says Chris McCarty, director of UF’s Survey Research Center in the Bureau of Economic and Business Research.
“Confidence among Floridians was already declining prior to any indication of a shutdown and debt ceiling debate,” McCarty adds. “However, there is no doubt that confidence in … (0 comments)

sell: Study: Higher home prices lead to more sales - 10/29/13 10:03 PM

SAN FRANCISCO – Oct. 29, 2013 – If home prices edge higher, the housing market will see higher home sales, according to a new paper by two senior economists with the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. The economists note that it’s not that the higher prices entice buyers as much as the higher prices entice owners to sell their homes, thereby helping to alleviate current inventory shortages.
Many sellers are still waiting out the market until home prices rise more, economists William Hedberg and John Krainer write in an article in the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s Economic Letter … (1 comments)

sell: How investor owners make their choices - 10/25/13 10:35 PM
American Home passes on stucco homes. Silver Bay Realty Trust avoids cedar siding.
Investment companies that buy homes out of foreclosure or other distress situations usually can’t get inside them to see what kind of shape they’re in. Nor do they have the time or manpower to do so.
Instead the firms use criteria and processes – some still evolving – to ensure a house is a decent bet to pay off in the long run.
For instance, water can get behind the stucco if it isn’t sealed properly, said Lee Budden, a broker with Keller Williams First Atlanta who has … (0 comments)

sell: Home prices up slightly in August Nationally - 10/23/13 10:20 PM
WASHINGTON – Oct. 23, 2013 – The U.S. Federal Housing Finance Agency’s House Price Index rose 0.3 percent in August with prices now higher for 19 consecutive months, the agency said.
The agency said the previously reported July increase was revised lower from 1 percent to 0.8 percent.
The index keeps track of prices of homes with mortgages backed by either the Federal National Mortgage Association or the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp., better known as Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, respectively.
The FHFA said the price index, while up for 19 months, is 9.4 percent less than the April 2007 … (0 comments)

sell: Haunted house? 62% would consider buying one - 10/22/13 10:59 PM
 SAN JOSE, Calif. – Oct. 22, 2013 – – The National Association of Realtors®’ (NAR) consumer-facing website operated by Move Inc. – released the results of its Haunted Housing Report that explored consumer sentiments about their perceptions of “haunted” real estate.
“Survey data reveals that while the majority of consumers are open to purchasing a haunted home, many buyers conduct their own research on a home’s history to be aware of any weird incidences,” says Alison Schwartz, VP of corporate communications for Move. “Data also finds that while some respondents are willing to purchase a haunted home at a discounted price, … (0 comments)

sell: Fla.'s housing market shows gains in Sept. - 10/21/13 05:23 AM
 More closed sales, higher median prices, increased pending sales and the continued stabilization of the homes-for-sale inventory resulted into a sunny outlook for Florida’s housing market in September, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®.
“Throughout the year, we’ve seen Florida’s housing market strengthen, and that positive momentum continued in September,” says 2013 Florida Realtors President Dean Asher, broker-owner with Don Asher & Associates Inc. in Orlando. “Home values are rising, and many homeowners across the state see improving home equity. Those trends are helping to ease tight inventory levels in many areas as people who had been waiting … (0 comments)

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