Eglin Afb /hurlburt Field (Fort Walton Beach, FL)

By Karen Butler, Eglin AFB/ Fort Walton Beach /Destin Relocation
(RE/MAX Coastal Properties)
Comments 2
Have you ever heard the word Forbearance?Forbearance is when your mortgage servicer or lender allows you to temporarily pay your mortgage at a lower payment or pause paying your mortgage.  You are not off the hook for the payment you will have to repay any missed payments, the payment reduction o...

By Karen Butler, Eglin AFB/ Fort Walton Beach /Destin Relocation
(RE/MAX Coastal Properties)
Comments 1
A U.S. pilot shortage is forcing airlines to get creative when planning for the future. Delta expects to hire 8,000 pilots over the next decade and announced its giving conditional job offers to some college students. (this is a 14 year old who is a real pilot- not kidding) The airline is also a...

By Karen Butler, Eglin AFB/ Fort Walton Beach /Destin Relocation
(RE/MAX Coastal Properties)
Comments 0
The Fair Housing Act bars discrimination based on Sex, and by extension sexual harassment towards renters.  Do you think a landlord demanding sex or sexual "favors"to repair a leaky roof or toilet, or even to rent an apartment or house is in violation of federal law?  Apparently "they" don't beca...

By Karen Butler, Eglin AFB/ Fort Walton Beach /Destin Relocation
(RE/MAX Coastal Properties)
Comments 4
Hollywood is not the only place where men are being called out for sexual harassment. There are huge spike in corporate complaints as well. Reports of harassment claims are so high, it could take them years.YEARS to get to them all! .       Obviously some of these claims are true. Men in power ha...

By Karen Butler, Eglin AFB/ Fort Walton Beach /Destin Relocation
(RE/MAX Coastal Properties)
Comments 4
Many of us are familiar with the scam where the Grandmother gets the call from the grandchild that says they are stranded somewhere and they need them to send money Western Union right?  Well if you didn't you do now.  Or the email that a friend or co-worker is stranded probably in the same locat...

By Karen Butler, Eglin AFB/ Fort Walton Beach /Destin Relocation
(RE/MAX Coastal Properties)
Comments 2
Florida Realtors got some legislative support with the passage of HB 483/SB 398  that   caps estoppel certificate fees, among other changes.  And if you have ever requested one you know what I'm talking about.   An estoppel certificate provides a snapshot of the fees or assessments that a seller ...

By Karen Butler, Eglin AFB/ Fort Walton Beach /Destin Relocation
(RE/MAX Coastal Properties)
Comments 6
Okay so drones are the latest and greatest... or are they. I guess if you are listing Million dollar homes, or homes on a golf course or lake, then that would be great to feature. The openness of the landscapes, large sprawling estates, and huge McMansions. But drones aren't for every home. Ha! t...
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