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No Cash For Real Estate In Tallahassee

Dec. 23, 2011
Tallahassee was recording nearly 2,500 conventional loans for purchase by the end of the 1990s, yet this year we will only see about 1/3rd of that amount.

Rising Foreclosure Activity Not Good For Home Sellers

Dec. 22, 2011
Year over Year lis pendens filings have risen in 3 out of the past 4 months, but foreclosure sales increased in November for the first time since nearly a year ago in December (the first impact of the robo-signing scandal). This could be the beginning of

Is There Hope For Home Builders In 2012?

Dec. 21, 2011
One good sign for the return to a healthy new home construction industry in Tallahassee is that prices are on the rise. For many years, we were seeing new home prices fall because much of these sales were liquidation or sell-offs, as builders had over-est

Gardens Of Killearn Home Sales Levels Stable

Dec. 20, 2011
Just as we are seeing across the rest of the Tallahassee real estate market, home values are still falling in the Gardens of Killearn. And also like many other Tallahassee neighborhoods, the average recent home sales price has begun to stabilize. So how d

Is Short Sale A Viable Real Estate Solution?

Dec. 19, 2011
My best recommendation for your current situation is to educate yourself on all the options the market is willing to provide.

Imagine What The Gold Rush Of 1849 Can Teach Us About Short Sales In 2012

Dec. 16, 2011
I see "opportunity for sellers!" And just like the Gold Rush of 1849, only a relative few are going to be lucky enough to strike gold. And do you want to know why?

NAR Caught With Bogus Housing Data

Dec. 15, 2011
everybody who relies on REALTOR reports for the US housing markets now knows that things are worse than they previously thought. Who would have thought such a thing could occur? [insert dripping sarcasm tone]

How I Use Social Media In Real Estate

Dec. 14, 2011
This just shows just how small the world is getting. A real estate agent in Toronto asked advice from a real estate agent in Tallahassee. Ten years ago, he would have no idea that I even existed! But online social media are truly creating a global commun

The Shocking Truth About The Huge Wave Of Defiency Judgments Coming Our Way

Dec. 13, 2011
The only means to avoid a deficiency judgment are through bankruptcy or effective negotiation with your lenders like we do during a short sale.

Real Estate Outlook For 2012

Dec. 12, 2011
While the supply side of the formula threatens to be burdensome for years to come, there are many reasons to believe the demand side will be finally gearing up to return to levels we normally see in the Tallahassee real estate market.

Champions Of Service Say Goodbye To 2011

Dec. 9, 2011
With a focus on customer service, these are the hardest working, hardest training CENTURY 21 agents you will find in the world, and the supportive customer feedback can be found to back this up all over the internet.

A Lot Can Be Learned From The November Real Estate Trends Report

Dec. 8, 2011
Our final graph shows that home values are down 7% overall in 2011 versus 2010. This parallels what we have found when we study figures from the Tallahassee MLS.

How To Get Your Real Estate License Fast

Dec. 7, 2011
When people who are considering a career in real estate ask me about getting licensed, one of the first bits of advice they seek is "What real estate school should I attend?"

Sluggish Sales In Ox Bottom Neighborhoods

Dec. 6, 2011
The average price of a home sold in the Ox Bottom Neighborhoods this year is $287K, which is down 36% from the $450K average home sales price that was recorded in 2006

Update on Real Estate Supply And Demand

Dec. 5, 2011
Home sellers should understand that even though supply is dropping, there are still thousands of homes waiting in the wings for increased demand. We will continue to see the market have supply side abundance for many years to come, meaning pricing pressur

High End Home Sales Map

Dec. 2, 2011
Perhaps you want to drive around the communities (in your chauffeured limousine :)) in order to get a feel for where you would like to live. With over 1,600 neighborhoods in Tallahassee, it might take you much more time than you would like. Lucky for you

Pending Home Sales Slip In October

Dec. 1, 2011
Home sellers should monitor the pending home sales reports that we publish because they will get a feel for demand in the current market. If you want to sell a home in Tallahassee, there has to be a buyer for your home.

Newer Neighborhoods Have Additional Home Selling Challenges

Nov. 30, 2011
Young neighborhoods have one thing in common for certain. Everybody who owns a home there purchased it in recent years. Nobody who lives in Weems Plantation got there any earlier than June of 1999, and the majority of homeowners in Weems Plantation have b

Waterfront Homes Defy Market In Tallahassee

Nov. 29, 2011
The average sales price of Tallahassee waterfront homes in 2011 has been 346,000, which is an 18% increase from the $293,000 average price recorded in 2010. During the same period of time, the average sales price of non-waterfront homes in Tallahassee has

Subdivisions In Tallahassee

Nov. 28, 2011
We hope our "Tallahassee Subdivisions index assists both resident and non-resident guests to our site. You can also use our Map Based Property Search Tool if you are unfamiliar with the Tallahassee area.

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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