Pine Dove Farm: North Florida’s first agrihood – from USA Today

A national trend called “agrihoods” is planting roots in Tallahassee with the introduction of Pine Dove Farm. The 203-acre subdivision is Tallahassee’s first planned agriculture community. It’s located off Apalachee Parkway and down a winding Williams Road in eastern Leon County. The development will include around 130 homes starting at $289,000 on half-acre lots. The idea is to build…

Sales of existing homes unexpectedly rose in May

Sales of existing homes unexpectedly rose in May, increasing 1.1% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.55 million units, while the median house price rose to an all-time high of $252,500, a 5.8% jump from a year ago.  Analysts say the inventory shortage of houses will continue to put upward pressure on house prices,…

Fannie to loosen mortgage requirements

WASHINGTON – June 9, 2017 – Government-sponsored financing giant Fannie Mae will ease its requirements next month, raising its debt-to-income ceiling from 45 percent to 50 percent on July 29. The move could pave the way for a larger number of new buyers to qualify for a mortgage, particularly millennials who may be saddled with…

Moving Day’s Creature Comfort Essentials

Having been in the moving industry for close to twenty years, I have learned some practical moving day life hacks that make one of the most stressful experiences somewhat easier. After a long, exhausting day of moving, there are several creature comfort items all of us need immediately on our first night in our new…

Pollen Wars and Affordable Roofing Makeovers

Recently, we had a client come to us that was “re-habbing” their roof …think “flipping a property” like we see on HGTV television shows. Inside and outside this property had be remodeled and freshly painted, but the roof still looked old.  The roof was only about 10 years old and had years of life left.…

Mortgage Rate Predictions

Based on the recent political events that ended with President Trump’s healthcare reform bill not passing, there has been speculation in the market that any foreseeable tax reform will also be delayed. In fact, there are those that feel it won’t happen at all. If the Republican Party with President Trump and the majority control…

Pine Dove Farm: North Florida’s First Agrihood – story from Tallahassee Democrat

A national trend called “agrihoods” is planting roots in Tallahassee with the introduction of Pine Dove Farm. The 203-acre subdivision is Tallahassee’s first planned agriculture community. It’s located off Apalachee Parkway and down a winding Williams Road in eastern Leon County. The development will include around 130 homes starting at $289,000 on half-acre lots. The idea is to build…