Fort Walton Beach Real Estate News
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Saturday Aug 6 | via The Day
To continue reading up to 10 premium articles, you must register , or sign up and take advantage of this exclusive offer: I generally refrain from those lists of the best states to retire in. Frankly, I believe people make decisions about retirement living based on their love for a city, not necessarily a state. Comment?
Monday Aug 1 | via The Washington Post
I generally refrain from those lists of the best states to retire in. Frankly, I believe people make decisions about retirement living based on their love for a city, not necessarily a state. Comment?
Jan 24, 2016 | via Northwest Florida Daily News
If you're planning to buy a home in Florida this year, Okaloosa County is not a bad place to do so. Comment?
Dec 2, 2015 | via Northwest Florida Daily News
Faced with mounting attorney's fees and the cost of financing "a very complex matter" in court, former Okaloosa County pastor James Flanders has been granted indigent status. Comment?
Nov 28, 2015 | via Destin
An Emerald Coast native, Realtor Eric Hanson graduated from Choctawhatchee High School in Fort Walton Beach in 1979. Comment?
Friday | via Realtor Magazine
Columnist Jeff Reeves with MarketWatch says right now is the best time ever to invest in real estate. He discounts fears by some about another housing crisis brewing the uptick in "liar loans" or "Alt-A mortgages" and return of house flipping. Comment?
Friday | via Remodeling
Metrostudy's Home Building Outlook for 2Q 2016 predicts "U.S. housing starts...to advance gradually and hit 1.18 million this year, with 813,000 of those being single family homes as defined by the Commerce Department," Mark Boud writes for ProSales' sister publication, Builder. The data also indicates that new home sales will increase to 565,000 this year, 64,000 more than in 2015. Comment?
Thursday Aug 25 | via Florida Trend
ORLANDO, Fla. Florida's housing market reported rising median prices and fewer all-cash closed sales in July, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 24 | via The Orlando Sentinel
Orlando isn't alone in experiencing a downturn in home sales during what is usually the peak summer buying months, a new report shows. Home sales for Orange, Seminole, Osceola and Lake counties dropped 6 percent to 3,108 in July from a year earlier and by a similar rate from a month earlier, according to data from Florida Realtors. Comment?
Wednesday Aug 24 | via ABA Journal
Two Florida men have been arrested for allegedly representing homeowners in phony law firms that recruited lawyers on Craigslist and used them as unwitting "front men." Police have charged Joseph Anton Hilton, 56, also known as Joseph Starr, and Adam Forman, 46, both of Parkland, with practicing law without a license, the Sun-Sentinel reports in a story noted by Bloomberg Big Law Business . Comment?
28 min ago | via The Daily Republic
Home sales in Solano County dipped in the past reporting month this summer after a year-high total in the previous month, but the president of the Northern Solano County Association of Realtors said that is not unusual for this time of year. "It's pretty tough and we are still in a situation when we don't have enough homes to sell," said Rick Ungerecht, president of the association and a Realtor with Coldwell Banker Kappel Gateway. Comment?
43 min ago | via Catallaxy
I try to avoid the ABC's Insiders program but because Our Dear Leader was on this morning, I thought I would hear what he had to say given that parliament is about to resume. Comment?
1 hr ago | via The Spokesman-Review
Many second-homeowners - especially those in the full-time vacation rental business - are looking to purchase another property but often face stringent financing guidelines. The same challenges, even with historically low interest rates, are plaguing first-time investors seeking to get started. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Denver Post
Molly DuBois at her home August 22, 2016. The story is about down payment assistance programs - CHFA, for one, offers 3 percent of the total sale price in the form of a grant to eligible homebuyers - and whether having that type of assistance even matters in a red-hot real estate market like Denver's. Comment?
2 hrs ago | via The Advocate
Nestled among the live oaks on three manicured acres, the home at 6658 Pikes Lane is an A. Hays Town design with beautiful antique cypress and pine on the floors and ceilings. Town also used lots of antique bricks on floors and interior archways. Comment?
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