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Are you like me and are thinking about buying an iPad? Here is a really great blog from Gregg Paul sharing 3 ways to use the iPad in our real estate business. In this blog he also shares a list of the 10 Must Have Apps to run your for Real Estate business. Great help for me representing Homes ...
Rental homes in St. Augustine are becoming tougher to come by. Apparently this is the case across the country. The US home vacancy rate, a measure of the share of properties empty and for sale, fell to 2.6 percent in the first quarter as foreclosures slowed amid a lender backlog in processing p...
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose for the first time in a month last week as interest rates eased and purchase activity picked up, an industry group said on Wednesday. The sales activity has increased in St Augustine too. Could this mark the return of our “normal” real estate market?
I’ve always been concerned about our environment, I’m a recycler from way-back. The Green Designation course opened my eyes and made me aware that close to one-half of all greenhouse gas emissions are produced from buildings. Green building isn’t just responsible; it’s necessary! Both consumer d...
I have found that the financing of homes in St. Augustine is getting tougher and tougher. So, I have done some research and found this great article from CNN Money that explains why many home-buyers are getting rejected for loans they could easily afford. There is a solution, but it could be pr...
I recently wrote about Generation x's fascination about "stuff" in What Do I Do With All This Stuff?. I also outed my daughter, Kelly, for her horder-ish lifestyle, and plans for a charity garage sale. These simple steps will help minamalize the "stuff" that has accumulated in our life and the l...
I just love live Music and St. Augustine never fails to disappoint me! I have friends in from out of town and we are going out of the town tonight. I thought I would share this with those of you who are looking for something fun to do on a Wednesday evening in St. Augustine. St. Augustine Even...
For years now Americans have been gathering and collecting at an amazing pace. Filling homes that over the past half-century have more than doubled in size, the average size home is nearly 2,500 square feet. And even that hasn't been enough to contain our nation's overflow of stuff. My daughte...
The State of Florida launches "Hardest-Hit Fund Program" statewide beginning April 18th. This financial assistance is designed for unemployed or underemployed Floridians that are having difficulty paying mortgage. The Florida Housing Finance Corporation has been conducting a pilot of its Har...
Homes in St. Augustine Florida are beautiful all year long. We don't have the brutal winters or the mess from leaves in the fall. So we are lucky to have a great selling season all year long. There's a selling myth that you should wait till springtime to sell your home. While spring is the bus...