This coming weekend kicks off the Holiday season with The City of Lights.

Saturday evening will be filled with thousands of people, food, fun and the Jingle Bell Run as well as the annual Holiday Parade all in downtown Tallahassee. There is so much to do at this time of year. We as a group of about 30 plus people have been celebrating it annually for over 10…

Here we are with Thanksgiving this Thursday.

Everyone will be hustling and bustling to get all prepared to kick off the Holiday season. The crisp air also adds a bit of Holiday cheer as well and the changing of the trees and landscape gets us all in the spirit. This is the time of year to be thankful for what you have.…

Contemplating doing a short sale or possible foreclosure?

With today’s challenging economy 30% of most homeowners are struggling with their mortgages.  Job loss, declining values and just the overall economy in poor shape has forced many homeowners to make drastic decisions or face losing their homes. Major stress and frustration sets in. What do I do? I can’t cover my monthly payment; my…

Purchasing in todays Market….

Today’s market conditions are much more aggressive than they were a few years ago. Lending has changed as well as how to purchase. If you are considering a change the most important thing is to see where you stand financially. Also, what type of reserves you have and what are you going to be able to afford…

What is going on in today’s market?

The Real Estate industry has taken some major pitfalls over the past 24 months. In some price ranges like the higher prices, $400,000 and up there seems to be an abundance of homes on the market. Some of the higher prices are looking at a 2-5 year supply of inventory before we turn back to…

Congress and the August Recess

Great info providing by REALTOR.org. Over the next three weeks, Congress will be moving quickly to hold hearings, debate issues and pass key pieces of legislation before they break for their annual recess in August.  NAR will be asking Congress to act on vitally important real estate issues before leaving Washington. During the August recess…

The numbers….

The good sign is the increase of sales and the negative is other June data. The number of new listings is up and the number of contingent contracts for single homes, condo/townhouses, and number of pending are all down. It is likely we hit our seasonal peak this year in June as we did last…