February 21, 2017

Jacksonville Real Estate Trends in January – It’s A Seller’s Market!

“Don’t fear failure. Fear being in the exact same place next year as you are today.”

Dr. Sean Snaith, the Director of the Institute for Economic Competitiveness at the University of Central Florida released the Florida forecast in December 2016 for 2016-2019 and the report is very encouraging. He is predicting Real Gross State Product (RSGP) to grow an average of 3.7% annually in 2016 through 2019. (more…)

September 20, 2016

Jacksonville Real Estate Trends in August -Top 4 Reasons Closings Get Delayed

“At the moment when you feel like you have reached the point of absolute exhaustion, inspire yourself to take one last step, and that is when you have successfully arrived to the next level.” Master Jin Kwon

This quote really inspires me because it is so rare to see true mastery in sports, the arts and business. It is fun to have college and professional football back and the final days of baseball for this year.

The Northeast Florida Association of Realtors market stats for August continue to show a strong local real estate market. The closings and pending sales are up, the median and average sales price are up and the inventory of homes for sale and percentage of distressed properties are down. All of these trends are very positive. (more…)

April 22, 2016

Jax Real Estate Trends in March – Spring Home Buying is Heating Up!

“There are three types of baseball players: Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen and those who wonder what happened.” Tommy Lasorda

I want you to be one of “those who make it happen” by buying real estate now whether you upsize, downsize or rent as an investment. (more…)

February 27, 2015

Jacksonville’s January Real Estate Trends – 4 Factors that Influence our Market

“We learn something from everyone who passes through our lives…
Some lessons are painful, some are painless… but, all are priceless.” – Unknown

The Chief Economist for Florida Realtors, Dr. John Tuccillo spoke at the recent Northeast Florida Real Estate Symposium. I personally consider Dr. Tuccillo to be the absolute best in terms of forecasting our future local real estate market activity. While he doesn’t like to forecast the future, his “opinion” is that for 2015 we will experience a 10% increase in home sales activity coupled with an average price escalation of 4 ½ to 5%. (more…)

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