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By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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Home sales improved slightly in November, with 65 properties sold compared with 59 in October. New construction (most selling between $180,000 and $200,000) accounted for 37% of all the sales on the Eastern Shore of the Mobile, Alabama, metro area. For the price-per-square-foot fans, the average ...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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The upcoming expiration of the first-time homebuyer tax credit likely lead to a reduction in home sales in October on the Eastern Shore of the Mobile, Alabama, metro area. Home sales fell from 87 in September to 59 in October in Spanish Fort, Daphne and Fairhope. The first-time homebuyer tax cred...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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  A year after the 2008  financial meltdown, let's take stock of the correction in home prices on the Eastern Shore.   ■ The number of homes sold in the 3rd quarter of 2009 was only 6% behind home sales in the 3rd quarter of 2008.   ■ Average sales price this past quarter was $243,176 - 19% lower...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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Home sales in the Eastern Shore of the Mobile, Alabama, metro area improved ever so slightly in September, with 87 sales, compared to 82 sales in August. Pending sales dropped from 158 during the first week of September to 128 during the first week of October in Spanish Fort, Daphne and Fairhope/...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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A year ago, home sales on the Eastern Shore fell off a cliff. Then they tumbled even further, apparently hitting bottom in the early spring. But that month - August 2008 - showed a breath-taking 40 percent decline in the number of houses sold between Spanish Fort and Point Clear on the Eastern Sh...
     Spanish Fort, Alabama continues to grow with new residential developments while maintaining its historic Southern charm.  Its local people bustle from place to place, store to store, and eager to share a story, or two.       Spanish Fort is growing towards future prominence as "the major" to...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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Home sales statistics on the Eastern Shore of the Mobile Metro area continue to show signs of a stabilizing market, though Realtors generally believe home prices continue to fall. Both home sales and pending sales in Spanish Fort, Daphne and Fairhope/Point Clear showed slight increases over June,...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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Want some good news? The number of homes sold on the Eastern Shore increased 24 percent in the 2nd quarter compared with the 1st quarter.   Priced right for today's market, homes will sell. Looking at month-by-month sales, it seems that we are bumping along what I hope is the bottom.   Between Sp...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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June home sales dipped slightly but pending sales and the list-to-sale percentage show that the market may be stabilizing.Seventy-three homes sold in June on the Eastern Shore of the Mobile Metro area, down from the 77 sales in May in the area encompassing Spanish Fort, Daphne and Fairhope/Point ...

By Albert Cheney
(CHENEY APPRAISAL SERVICES)
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Certified Online FHA Appraiser, Albert M. Cheney, reporting on Cambron Subdivision located along the west side of U. S. Highway 31, east northeast of the town center of historical Spanish Fort, Alabama.  Cambron is located only around 15-20 minutes to downtown Mobile, and around 35-40 minutes to ...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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May home sales increased 22 percent over April on the Eastern Shore of the Mobile Metro area. This typical seasonal bump of 77 homes sold was still some 15 percent lower than sales in May 2008 when 91 houses closed. However, it was better than April's 53 sales in Spanish Fort, Daphne/Lake Forest ...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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Pending home sales increased in the last half of April on the Eastern Shore of the Mobile Metro area. Overall, home sales declined in April to 53 homes sold in Spanish Fort, Daphne, Fairhope and Point Clear, showing that the housing market is still bobbing through choppy waters. To demonstrate th...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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We have to look at what we have, not what we had. That's the advice of Suze Orman, personal financial guru. What we have are glimmers of better days ahead. The stock market had a bit of a rebound. Nationally, existing home sales in February rose 5.1 percent. And with low interest rates and tax in...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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March homes sales on the Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay rose again to 60 homes sold in Spanish Fort, Daphne, Fairhope and Point Clear in January, compared to 54 in February and 40 in January. Buyers are looking, but that's not materializing into a strong increase in pending sales. As of April 7, 108...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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February home sales on the Eastern Shore ticked up to 54 houses closed compared with 40 homes sold in Spanish Fort, Daphne, Fairhope and Point Clear in January. For a February, it wasn't a bad month compared to the fall of ‘08. It was, however, not as good as February 2008 when 64 homes sold. A c...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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January has never been a strong month for home sales. So it's no real surprise that only 40 homes sold in Spanish Fort, Daphne, Fairhope and Point Clear last month. In fact, only 42 sold in January 2008. So I remain watchful for signs showing the housing market's direction in the coming months. P...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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2008? Whew! Glad that's over. 2009? At least we know what we're dealing with. Here's a backward look on a sorry year in real estate, and a forward look in which I will stick my neck out.   2008: •n       Twenty-four percent fewer homes sold than in 2007 from Spanish Fort to Point Clear.   •n     ...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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Home sales improved in December in Spanish Fort, Daphne, Fairhope and Point Clear. Sixty-six homes sold in December, up from the abysmal statistic of only 47 home sales in November. Pending sales dropped to 86 under contract as of Jan. 3, 2009. That's a decrease from the 98 under contract in Nove...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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November 2008 home sale statistics for Spanish Fort, Daphne and Fairhope, Alabama Home sales in November, 2008, dropped to 47 houses sold in Spanish Fort, Daphne, Fairhope and Point Clear. This follows the home sales peak of 135 sales in July, then a decline to 84 in August, 71 in September, and ...

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