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New Report Shows 10% Of Home Buyers Are Choosing To Live Here

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.

Housing Market Results Vary Across Different Price Ranges

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.

Housing Shadow Inventory Is Shrinking

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.

Distressed Home Sales By Age Of Home - Does It Matter?

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.

REO And Short Sales Greatly Influence Real Estate Market

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.

Report Shows Indian Head Acres Home Sales Returning To Normal

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.

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

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Blog by Joe Manausa
Tallahassee, Florida

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