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Real Estate Agent - Berkshire Hathaway - St. Augustine
  Lately, being a REALTOR has been almost hazardous to my health.  I find myself holding my breath, living on the edge, and gripped with excitement.  There is so much activity and I am running around like a mad person putting one fire out and the next minute starting another potential one.  The s...
This is my first attempt at re-blogging.  Forgive me if I don't have the techno part down.  January 2nd was National Motivation and Inspiration Day.  Although I wanted to, I wasn't motivated enough to write about it.  But somehow I came across this blog and it gave me the boost that I needed.  To...
  Beach Blast Off is a great family fun event highlighting the best of St. Augustine located on St. Augustine Beach.  This year was the 4th annual Fire & Ice Competition with local restaurants participating in a chili contest.  There are vendors providing games for children, food and New Year’s E...
y Mother was a real estate broker/manager of 19 offices in Ct. during the 1980’s.  In a recent conversation with her, she described the work behind buying and selling homes used to be.  At one time, the field of real estate was predominately male, many of which crossed over from other careers tha...
Zip code 32080 in St. Augustine, FL is basically the ever popular Anastasia Island. Trulia, a well known real estate search web site,  indicates its statistics for the month of November 2009 with  the average listing price  as of Dec. 2, 2009 bieng  $524,971.        The median sales price is $222...
  November  2009 Real Estate Trends                   The November statistics are out for real estate in the ST. John's County  giving good information to people who are looking for homes for sale and current real estate trends for the St. Augustine area.  Month end sales for the month of  Novemb...
  There are many people who want to buy or sell a home. More creative financing strategies may make the difference.  One of these strategies  is rent-to-own.  The way that I have successfully utilized this with real estate in St. Augustine, FL  is by doing a purchase and sales agreement with an e...
  One of St. Augustine’s charming neighborhoods includes Fullerwood – a great little area just north of downtown with homes mostly built in the early to mid 1950’s.  It is within an easy walking distance to many and varied city events and a comfortable bike ride to the beach.  Currently I have a ...
I have an out-of-town customer.  She’s feisty and has a mind of her own as to what she thinks a home is worth in a part of the world she certainly is not familiar with.  After more than a year of working with her, we are on our 3rd contract.  The first, Ms. Customer would not counter the banks co...
  A big boost  to the St. Augustine real estate market should come from the  tax credit law.  Some of the considerations regarding the tax credit for first time home buyers include an $8,000 rebate if a contract is submitted prior to April 30, 2010 and closes by June 30, 2010. But the bill has be...

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