Oct. 21, 2011
Based upon our "hole in the backyard" view of the housing market recovery, we are still over-sold by 7,942 homes through the end of September. Our current rate of shoveling has us refilling the hole with a scoop of 161 homes each month, which would level
Oct. 20, 2011
It’s time for another look at Golden Eagle home sales. Currently, this popular Northeast Tallahassee neighborhood is experiencing it's most active year since 2007
Oct. 19, 2011
It's time for another look at Southwood home sales (the busiest neighborhood in Tallahassee). Currently, there are 46 homes for sale in Southwood in the Tallahassee MLS, and we are going to review the current status of this popular subdivision.
Oct. 18, 2011
When we graph historic home values and prices over time, we see that they generally move in the same direction, but the rate at which they move and the times they make significant changes are different.
Oct. 17, 2011
The real estate graph above shows that we are in the fifth year of depreciating home values in Tallahassee, and the most recent move in values was down.
Oct. 14, 2011
"Ready buyers" are using the top local website and they are seeing the featured properties 16 times more often then they are seeing the rest of the properties listed for sale.
Oct. 13, 2011
Just getting on the internet and into the MLS are not enough, you actually have to take advantage of every opportunity to attract a buyer, and today we'll cover 5 hidden resources for home sellers.
Oct. 12, 2011
The Tallahassee foreclosure rate has fallen again compared to last year, according to September figures released Monday by Metro Market Trends. This is the tenth consecutive month of year over year declines that began in December 2010, and it is a promis
Oct. 11, 2011
By examining my shopping process (as you can verify when you do your own shopping and research online), we can gain insight into what homebuyers are doing and then better understand how the top real estate marketers are actually reaching them at the time
Oct. 10, 2011
If you own a house in Tallahassee and want to move, then read these tips for selling a home and you should be able to reach your goals. Currently, 57% of homeowners who put their house in Tallahassee on the market last year failed to get it sold, and it s
Oct. 7, 2011
Every once in a while, we get a comment or question from a reader at the Tallahassee Real Estate Blog that stimulates the continuation of an article, and today is a great example of how our readers are able to bring street level opinion to others who are
Oct. 6, 2011
The evidence is clear regarding where today's homebuyers are going to find the best values in the Tallahassee real estate market. Existing home sales will continue to offer the best values while the cost for these homes is well below what a home builder c
Oct. 4, 2011
Overall, this is one of the better Tallahassee housing reports that we have seen in the past four years. There are positive trends that appear to be taking shape and hopefully this will continue and we will see demand levels move towards our historical no
Oct. 4, 2011
While our current supply and demand report does not include a reference to the shadow inventory of homes, you might recall that we recently reported that the number of homes in the shadow inventory is declining as well. Nearly every report that we maintai
Oct. 3, 2011
Thus far in 2011, 538 Tallahassee neighborhoods have recorded at least one home sale, and 10% of those came from the 9 most active subdivisions in town.
Sep. 30, 2011
This graph very clearly shows the decline of home sales, but it also shows that each price range has its own unique market activity, and not all price ranges have responded the same to our new market conditions.
Sep. 29, 2011
The number of homes in the shadows, as measured by CoreLogic, is falling. They basically calculated the number of new foreclosure sales and compared it with new lis pendens filings to see that the rate of sales was higher than the rate of new filings.
Sep. 28, 2011
I pulled all of the home sales in the Tallahassee MLS from January 2009 to present to see when they were built, and how many of each decade were distressed home sales.
Sep. 27, 2011
We have been keeping an eye on REO and short sales in Tallahassee, wondering if there was going to be a gradual rise in distressed property sales as the year comes to a close.
Sep. 26, 2011
Indian Head Acres is a very popular downtown Tallahassee neighborhood within walking distance to everything downtown, including dining, entertainment, shopping and of course, many State office buildings.
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