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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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The last time the Eastern Shore home sales market was this slow was October, 2001, the month after 9/11 attacks on the United States. Home sales in October 2008 dropped again to only 53 homes sold in Spanish Fort, Daphne, Fairhope and Point Clear. This follows the home sales peak of 135 sales in ...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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Ever-increasing homeowner insurance rates are not only affecting family budgets, but also home sales.    For example, an older home north of Interstate 10 in Spanish Fort - elevation 150 feet above sea level - would appear to be a likely candidate for lower rates. Not so, prospective buyers are f...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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What's happening in the big wide world of real estate and finance these days?   The answer is way above my pay grade.   Locally, I can tell you it's a good time to buy. Lenders have money,  the interest rate is very good and there are plenty of houses for sale.   If I could figure out anything mo...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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  Home sales were up slightly to 135 solds in July, compared with 128 homes sold in June 2008 from Spanish Fort to Point Clear. The number of houses going under contract remains weak at 119 pendings, up slightly from 114 pendings in June. July statistics aren't much different from those of a year...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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Putting foreclosures into perspective, plus 2nd quarter sales on the Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay   The latest epidemic, the latest outbreak, is not on our tomatoes. It's on our foreclosure-fevered brains.   The symptoms: ■ Worry that the foreclosed house in your neighborhood is going to bring dow...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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What a strange trip this has been. All of us piled up in this stationwagon taking in the sights at CNN and the morning news.   Oh look, it's an up day on Wall Street. Uh oh, it's down again.  There, over on the left  ... it's another report of unemployment rising.  Stop, put the brakes on. The Fe...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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Home for sale at 31020 Woodland Way, Spanish Fort, AL 36527 To see this home contact Janet English, Realtor, Re/Max By The Bay, 251.591.2411 Janet English | RE/Max By The Bay | 251 591-2411 31020 Woodland Way, Spanish Fort, AL Handsome 4 bedroom, plus study for sale at 31020 Woodland Way, Spanish...

By Heather Augustin
(Coldwell Banker Reehl Properties)
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TOP 10 REASONS TO MOVE TO SOUTHERN ALABAMA (FAIRHOPE, DAPHNE, SPANISH FORT, MOBILE, FOLEY, GULF SHORES, SARALAND and OTHER MOBILE & BALDWIN COUNTY AREAS)                   1) ATMOSPHERE As a client once said, "even though the cars are fancy, the people aren't" and "we love being able to enjoy the...

By Heather Augustin
(Coldwell Banker Reehl Properties)
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WHY MOVE TO SPANISH FORT, ALABAMA?                   1) SPANISH FORT DEMOGRAPHICS The median age for residents in Spanish Fort, AL, is 41.1 and families represent 74.6% of the population.  Median household incomes for Spanish Fort, Alabama was $69,467, according to the 2000 United States Census d...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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By Heather Augustin
(Coldwell Banker Reehl Properties)
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After a tough few months wondering what the market was going to do, I was blessed with a sale and have realized how sought after Spanish Fort Alabama real estate is.  And why not? It's a perfect location.  Just between Mobile, Alabama  and Pensacola, Florida- so a quick commute to either area.  O...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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This is a tough market update to write. What to say? What to say? Too much information to digest and impart.  Maybe that's the problem ... there's simply too much information about the national housing market, the global financial market, the subprime, the Fed, the fraud, the foreclosures, to cle...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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Should I buy a house now?Here we are, me and my clients, looking at a brand new listing with a pool that's priced as if it was 2005, not 2007, when the question comes up again: "Should I buy a house now?"Normally, client and Realtor don't discuss things so elementary. After all, we are LOOKING AT...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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Frequently someone asks: "Where is all the money coming from to buy these high-priced houses? You can't tell me we've got a bunch of people making $300,000 a year."   No, I don't know what these people earn.  But I can tell you where the money is coming from, what the risks are and why change is ...

By Janet English, Market expert in Daphne, Spanish Fort, Fairhope
(RE/MAX By The Bay, Daphne Alabama)
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I bet you want to know if the sky is really falling. It sure seems like it if you watch the national news.  You have your subprime mortgage meltdown. Your housing market meltdown. Your global market meltdown.  So what's it like on the Eastern Shore?  The number of homes sold since the first of 20...

By Christian Augustin
(New Haven Homes, LLC)
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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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Tip O'Neill once said: All politics is local.  Such is true right now with real estate. National coverage of the housing market's ups and downs paints a broad picture.  But real estate issues that may affect you are local.  "How's business," I've been asked repeatedly. And before I can get the an...

By Tom Sinclair
(About the House - Home Inspections)
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Sometimes, as in real life, a loose screw can really be a problem. Like the third screw in the picture above, a loose screw can really foul things up. In life, a loose screw can lead a disturbed student to take lives. In houses, it can lead to a roof leak. I'll take the roof leak anyday!And like ...

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