“I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free”. Michelangelo
I hope you had a wonderful Easter and are enjoying the awesome spring weather! The Northeast Florida housing market is heating up according to the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors market stats.
The pending sales for March jumped 10% from last March to 2,893. This is highest number of contracts written in any month including the peak of the market in 2005. (more…)
“It’s what you learn after you know it all that counts.” John Wooden
With March Madness in full swing, we can always use some wisdom from John Wooden. May your team finish strong.
An interesting article on Forbes.com with Lawrence Yun, chief economist of the National Association of Realtors discusses how rising populations and growth in the job market will have a large impact on housing demand over the next decade. Yun says “About 325 million people currently live in the U. S., and population projections forecast a 27 million increase to 352 million in 10 years.” (more…)
Davidson Realty sponsors an annual baseball-themed contest in which the firm’s Realtors split into “teams” and compete to be champions in production and sales. This year’s championship team is the Red Sox. Each month we profile a top producer from that team.
Team Member: Erin Mount
Hometown: Erin was born in St. Louis, Missouri (she loves the city!), raised in Paducah, Kentucky (she loves the land!) and calls St. Augustine her home (she loves the history!)
Years in Real Estate: 10 (more…)
Increases in new construction throughout Northeast Florida have left home buyers with an important decision: buy new or go with a previously owned home. While it is a personal decision, there are a few guidelines that can help buyers understand the differences in the buying process and avoid issues.
According to Bank of England Production Manager Troy Silhan, the process is essentially the same from pre-approval through closing with a few minor distinctions. Says Troy, “These small differences won’t be an issue as long as you follow a few simple guidelines: determine your priorities early, utilize your Realtor’s expertise, and understand your contract thoroughly.” (more…)
“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…)