Douglas Earl, J.D.'s (dearl) Blog

Real Estate Agent - ERA Brokers Consolidated / Cox Magnesen Team
Sorry to post October sales info. so late - we've honestly been very busy with our foreclosure / REO side of the business.  Buyers have continued to recognize significant opportunities available in the current market in the area.  Many of our REO listings in 2009 have had great - excellent showin...
There are definite green shoots in the St. George real estate market, where we have seen significant improvement in sales figures for April and May -- sales #'s haven't been seen since the must rosier summer of '07.  There is continued positive data in the REO sector, which has been our team's fo...
Here are the sale statistics for Greater St. George Utah area for December 2008 - for the most part, not a great change from November 2008 sales figures.  The stats are based on MLS data for all single family homes and new construction (does not include lot sales, condos/ townhomes, mobile homes,...
Our team is currently working on getting approval on a short-sale where 1st and 2nd lienholders are different banks.  Bank of America (B of A) recently assigned a loss mitigator, who, bless her heart, must be suffering from a prolonged case of laryngitis because she has yet to communicate with us...
Just pulled up stats for November 2008 for St. George Utah area (all 4 cities in the Greater St. George area -- Washington, Ivins, St. George and Santa Clara) for single family homes & new construction.... 83 homes sold (32.5% of which (27 homes) were bank-owned / REO homes) / avg. DOM = 131 / av...
The lifeblood of our real estate team in today's market is foreclsoures -- whether its spotting those new listings that are wonderful deals and having buyer clients informed enough to seize an oppotunity or listing homes for bank / asset management companies at a price that is competitive -- this...

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