Dave Swenson's (dswen111) Blog

Real Estate Broker/Owner - EXIT Creative Realty
Here we are.  I've said "we're in the bottom" or "we're near the bottom" for some time now.  I am a very positive enthusiastic real estate professional, and I always see things getting better. Some thoughts about this moment in time.  We've come down in Oil prices from in the $145 barrel range, d...
Here we are coming down the home stretch in February.  Traffic is heavy, the snowbirds are here, and the fence-sitters are starting to come off the sidelines.  Our market is starting to pick back up.  I have a networking partner in a real estate attorneys office (the #1 in our area).  They had 20...
With the market that we're in, I believe that we are in a period that Buyer's may actually be able to buy BELOW value. In economics, we all learned about the theory of supply vs. demand.  When the supply is up, and demand is down, prices will go down.  Our local market has shed the bulk of the ga...
We're almost to the end of November and things are beginning to heat up.  An article on Thanksgiving day said that the Sarasota/Bradenton MSA (market share area) posted the BEST numbers in Florida.  We were down 5% from the 3Q 2006 sales, but the State had an average overall decrease of 29%!As we...
Welcome Blogosphere!!  This is my first post to the virtual world...certainly not my last.  I have been active in the Greater Sarasota market since 1992.  When I got into real estate, we were in a Buyer's market (like today).  We didn't bank on listings selling in 6 months either...it was supply ...

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