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Home Seller's Must Understand Their Own Motivation

Sep. 23, 2011
For highly motivated home sellers, my advice is based upon current market conditions, and it has not wavered over the past four years

Ox Bottom Home Sales Picking Up In 2011

Sep. 22, 2011
Today’s report includes five subdivisions that comprise the Ox Bottom Neighborhoods, including Ox Bottom Manor, Ox Bottom, Ox Bottom Reserve, Ox Bottom Gardens, and Deerwood at Ox Bottom Manor. These popular Northeast Tallahassee neighborhoods have seen

Why You Should Consider A Career In Real Estate Now

Sep. 21, 2011
A successful real estate agent has a lot of things on his/her plate, and getting them all done takes extraordinary time management skills.

32301 Home Sales In Downtown Tallahassee

Sep. 20, 2011
It has been a while since we looked at the Downtown Tallahassee real estate market, so today I compiled a report of recent home sales in the 32301 zip code, which is in the heart of Tallahassee's downtown area.

Two Cities Show How To Anticipate A Housing Market Recovery

Sep. 19, 2011
We can contrast a real estate graph from Tallahassee with a similar one from Tampa in order to demonstrate exactly what we will be monitoring and awaiting as we all pull for a resumption of better times.

Bobbin Trace Home Sales Report

Sep. 16, 2011
Bobbin Trace sees more home sales than Bobbin Brook and Bobbin Mill Woods combined, and these popular high-end neighborhoods in Tallahassee have been hit harder than many since during the decline of the housing market.

Foreclosure Sales Slow As New Filings Rise

Sep. 15, 2011
While the list of foreclosure properties in Tallahassee is bloated, the number of properties has been on the decline for nearly a year.

Short Real Estate Video Market Report

Sep. 14, 2011
We have been learning how to implement real estate video on our website over the past several months, and I am happy to say that we have just posted our first 2 minutes real estate video market report on the Tallahassee Real Estate Website.

Realtors Struggle To Earn A Living

Sep. 13, 2011
There are a lot of misconceptions about how much money people in the real estate brokerage business earn every year, and I can tell you that 3.7 homes per year (at a current average sales price of $160,000) rewards the average agent with an annual take-ho

Good News From New Year Over Year Home Sales Report

Sep. 12, 2011
Recently released data on home sales in August show that the Tallahassee real estate market had its first increase over same month sales since March. Tallahassee home sales grew by 12% in August versus August 2010, and this is very good news for a market

You Can Buy A Summerbrooke Home For 2002 Prices

Sep. 9, 2011
Currently, homes sold in Summerbrooke this year have fetched an average of $124 per square foot, which is 23% lower than the $161 per square foot that was achieved in 2006.

Killearn Acres Home Sales: Values Down 29% Since Peak Of Market

Sep. 8, 2011
Home sales in Killearn Acres are on pace to see about the same number of sales in 2011 as were recorded in the low record-setting 2010. Currently, there are 22 homes for sale in Killearn Acres in the Tallahassee MLS, priced from $119,900 to over $700K.

Know The Five Elements Of Safe Real Estate Investing

Sep. 7, 2011
I believe there are 5 critical elements of a simple and safe real estate investment strategy and if observed, new property owners will have a long and successful experience that will provide better returns than what most people can find in other investmen

Real Estate Depreication Hits 32%

Sep. 6, 2011
My favorite method for determining real estate depreciation over time is to compare average price per square foot from one time period versus another. This method is also flawed, as it does not consider the same property changes as mentioned above, but it

What Are Selling Faster? Short Sales Or Arms Length Home Sales

Sep. 5, 2011
Even if you do not think you would short sale your home, you should read the free e-book "Should I Short Sale My Home" to understand what your competition is doing and the whole array of options from which you can choose as a home seller in today's diffic

NAR Refuses To Address Real Issue In Slow Home Sales

Sep. 2, 2011
I suspect the pending home sales index is going to look fairly flat for quite some time, as there are too many problems that must be resolved. Mortgage interest rates are at incredibly low levels, and lending standards are not slowing the process for peop

Mortgage Assignment Sales Not As Safe As They Seem

Sep. 1, 2011
Since the banks will not be releasing the seller of liability at closing during a mortgage assignment sale, the seller will be “on the hook” the entire time the mortgage remains on the property.

Short Sale Process Must Be Understood By Homebuyers

Aug. 31, 2011
The abundance of short sales in Tallahassee (and everywhere else for that matter) has created a new way of doing things that can be very frustrating for prospective homebuyers.

Betton Hills Home Sales Report

Aug. 29, 2011
With so many neighborhoods still seeing major declines in home prices, it is nice to find that Betton Hills appears to have made the turn.

Piney Z Real Estate Report

Aug. 29, 2011
Home prices in Piney Z have dropped from a high average of $260K established in 2006, to the current level of $189K. This is a decline of 27% which is consistent with the rest of the Tallahassee housing market

Tallahassee Housing News

Blog by Joe Manausa
Tallahassee, Florida

Information about the Tallahassee housing market and real estate discussion for everywhere.

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