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Welcome to Paradise. This 3800 sq ft Key West style custom built home in Saint Augustine, Fl by Collier has all the amenities; Anderson doors and windows, tankless gas water heater, metal roof, hardiboard siding, hickory wood floors throughout, central vacuum system, three air conditioning units,...
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I recently posed a questions to a real estate appraiser: "if the price of homes is down how does the price ever go back up if you're using current "solds" to establish value". The answer went like this: First of all the appraiser can adjust up, when using distressed "solds" to estimate value of a...
Just in case you forgot tonight is the second summer concert at the peer on St Augustine Beach. Roland Fleming Connection is playing (R & B) and the Purple Olive is serving dinner. By the way, Purple Olive won 3 awards last Sunday at the Taste of St Augustine. Dinner will start at 6pm, music star...
90% of home owners aren’t able to visualize the potential of their homes. Hiring a professional home stager is similar to engaging a crackerjack CPA to do your income taxes. If he/she gets you every possible deduction and a generous refund, you make a lot more money than you spent. Having your ho...
A few statistics that may interest you! St Johns County overall sales for April, 2010 as compared to April, 2009 are up from 150 total sales to 157 total sales. However, sales are down when comparing March, 2010 (total sales 179) to April, 2010 (total sales 157). This is somewhat of a surprise w...
If you're thinking that you missed the boat because you didn't get in on the federal tax credit, think again! Two very important points so please read through. 1. If you're a service person and served in military, overseas for 90 days or more between January 1st 2009 and April 30th 2010, you are...
I just picked a little good information that probably most of you already use and are well aware of and that may help buyers move off the fence: "Did you know that it is very likely that interest rates are going to start rising again soon. (The last graph I observed showed them leveling off) Did ...
In case you didn't know the federal home buyer Tax Credit is still available for qualified Veterans. The following is quoted from: http://www.irs.gov "Members of the military and certain other federal employees serving outside the U.S. have an extra year to buy a principal residence in the U.S....
Most of you don't know me but I moved from a rural area of Michigan where I also did Real Estate. Needless to say the change from Michigan to St Augustine Fl was a welcome change. I pretty much thought I knew what to expect and for the most part the change has been smooth and uneventful. We, (my ...