Contingencies are on the comeback. Multiple offers are not as common now. Things seem to be getting back to normal. I have the same feelings I had in 2006 about real estate prices. See this article: https://www.floridarealtors.org/news-media/news-articles/2022/07/contingencies-coming-back-market-shifting?utm_campaign=7-14-22+Florida+Realtors+News&utm_source=iPost&utm_medium=email Also see: https://www.yahoo.com/news/home-sales-plummet-sc-double-090000703.html
There are signs that sellers are not selling as fast as they were. I have said that I feel like I am in 2006 when I started seeing a slow down. See this article: https://www.redfin.com/news/home-purchases-fall-through-2022/
The forms we as REALTORs are licensed to fill in for a buyer to purchase a property from a seller can be complicated. It is important to know what is in the contract and for the buyer and seller to read the contract, but many don't read it. They just sign it. In this article, … Continue reading Why a buyer needs a good REALTOR….
The bathroom of a house I recently listed for sale was a major concern for all the potential buyers who gave feedback after viewing the house. And in almost all cases in working with buyers, the bathroom design has been one of the major features of the home design that the buyers have used in … Continue reading Home buyers prefer bathtubs
by Suzie Wilson, contributor to my website Image via Pexels Since the beginning of the pandemic, more and more people have begun working from home. It also holds true that startups are also becoming increasingly home-based. Coupled with low interest rates, it’s no wonder that thousands of people each day are either starting the process … Continue reading Quick Tips on Starting Your Business While Buying a New Home
Right now, homes that are in move-in condition priced under $100,000 are very hard to find. And in the past couple of years, especially in 2021, prices have been rising very fast. I don't think that upward trend is going to continue. By the end of 2022, I think we will see that trend stop … Continue reading Homes for Sale under $100,000
https://www.floridarealtors.org/news-media/news-articles/2022/02/survey-owners-fear-financial-burden-foundation-repairs?utm_campaign=2-17-2022+Florida+Realtors+News&utm_source=iPost&utm_medium=email This is a good article about foundation issues on houses. Foundation issues, such as sinkhole problems, and common in certain areas in Florida.
https://www.yahoo.com/news/would-banning-single-family-zoning-really-solve-the-housing-crisis-223207110.html In the City of Waycross, Georgia, the powers who make the rules and laws have gone as far as mandating that when a property is sold that has a garage apartment that the garage apartment cannot be lived in....It can only be used for storage. 'Grandfathering' to Waycross means for the current owner. When … Continue reading Zoning, in my opinion, is a problem in itself. See debate issue here…
Author: Beatrice White, Assistant Editor, Marketing / Moving Offices San Diego (www.movingofficessandiego.com) A beach in Jacksonville, Florida The proximity to the ocean and the fantastic weather Jacksonville gets both contribute to it being a great place to start fresh. And being the biggest city in Florida - even the biggest one by land area in … Continue reading Jacksonville neighborhoods families love