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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Century 21 First Story Real Estate - SL# 3052075
For news and events about Tallahassee. From personal experiences to professional information, Debbie Kirkland's views as a native and as a real estate professional offer you insight into the area!
Picking Up Speed in the Real Estate Market Despite the ominous gloom and doom portrayed by the media, there is still a movement of real estate across the country. With job transfers, life changes, and the quest for the uncharted path in life comes the need for housing.  Historically, there are e...
Pricing, it's not a science.. it is an "art."  The medium is constantly changing and the results are looked upon by others who will want to know how you did it, how it made you feel. There is no secret formula, no one answer to the question, "How much do you think I can get for my house?" It's a ...
Sometimes the media does actually come through!  Not everyone has the the total "Local" picture.. but we do depend on the media to report current events and trends. People do listen. I think we all have a responsibility to hold the media accountable to report not just the doom and gloom of the ma...
Does the dream of homeownership still exist?  I have to believe so. Yesterday, with the help of my network of professionals, I was able to help a young couple secure their dream of homeownership.  We met at a holiday event, and through a relative I learned that this couple had been "turned" down ...
  I never would have believed it... but utilizing technology is paying off! Business networking is no longer a handshake or simply meeting for a drink or at a function to make the personal contacts that have served us all so well. Businesses, including my own industry are turning to a more global...
REPORTS ARE IN FOR FEBRUARY AND THE NEWS IS GREAT!"The Tallahassee Board of Realtors (Leon County) reports an increase in their pending sales both from a year ago and from January 2008. Today, the pending home sales in Leon County are 410 compared to 325 in January 2008, an increase of 26 percent...
What is moving, and what is not?  What is driving our home sales, and where does the market in Tallahassee compare to the overall market in Florida?All great topics covered at a meeting I attended this morning. The meeting was hosted by Stewart Title and the speaker was Ted Jones, Senior Vice Pre...

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