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By Charles Stallions, 850-476-4494 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Higher Rates Creating a Larger Housing Supply Buyers have a more comprehensive selection of homes today than a year ago, but rising mortgage rates remain a hurdle for many. More Information New Construction Mortgage Lending Rebounds New home purchases bounced back in April after a March decline. First-time home buyers seeking FHA-insured financing were among the most significant buyers. More Information  Whether getting a mortgage or refinancing, we will help you with one of our lenders. The C-Note is a short version of the monthly newsletter put out by Charles Stallions, (CRS) Certified Residential Specialist, (SREE) Senior Real Estate Expert, (CPI) Certified Property Investor, Author, and a Broker of Real Estate since 1995, designed to put HUNDREDS, if not THOUSANDS, of dollars back i...
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By Charles Stallions, 850-476-4494 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
The C-Note is a short version of the monthly newsletter put out by Charles Stallions, (CRS) Certified Residential Specialist, (SREE) Senior Real Estate Expert, (CPI) Certified Property Investor, Author, and a Broker of Real Estate since 1995, designed to put HUNDREDS, if not THOUSANDS, of dollars back in your pocket. There are as many ways to do real estate as there are probably agents, but here at Charles Stallions Real Estate Services, we "do it right," starting with the customer's end in mind. No experience is needed to plant a veggie garden, which offers savings, outdoor fun, health benefits, and food! Have you been hit by the urge to try vegetable gardening? Yep, us too. These days, part of the motivation might be financial. Grocery prices are stubbornly high, despite declining inf...
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By Scott Garrison, Top ORLANDO AREA Realtor…this Realtor WORKS!
(Re/Max Town & Country Realty)
According to Rent Cafe, Orlando, and the Central Florida Area are the BEST Places in Florida to Purchase and Own a Rental Home, ranking #5 nationally for rental properties.According to Rent Caf, the Florida metro regions of Orlando and Fort Lauderdale rank in the top 30 most desirable places in the US for rental properties.Rent Caf's evaluation of places to watch revealed that Orlando and Fort Lauderdale placed 5 and 26, respectively, for this year's rental activity.  RentCafe.com saw an 18% rise in web traffic for these listings last year, as tenants preferred 105% more Orlando Rentals than the year before.Fort Lauderdale had five appearances on the list of the most popular rental hubs, peaking at #18 in June. Last year, it beat Miami in terms of rental demand. Compared to the prior ye...
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By Walter DiLoreto, Real Estate Short Sale Specialist
(PHP Houses)
If you’re thinking of making a move this year, there are two housing market factors that are probably on your mind: home prices and mortgage rates. You’re wondering what’s going to happen next. And if it’s worth it to move now, or better to wait it out.The only thing you can really do is make the best decision you can based on the latest information available. So, here’s what experts are saying about both prices and rates.1. What’s Next for Home Prices?One reliable place you can turn to for information on home price forecasts is the Home Price Expectations Survey from Fannie Mae – a survey of over one hundred economists, real estate experts, and investment and market strategists.According to the most recent release, experts are projecting home prices will continue to rise at least throu...
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By Joe Manausa - Tallahassee, FL, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
The New York Times offers a financial calculator aimed at helping users decide whether to rent or buy a home. However, this video explores potential biases embedded in the tool and demonstrates how to correct them to obtain unbiased results. Don't Let Biased Tool Mislead You  Please remember to "like" the post and the video on YouTube too! Thank you. 🏡  Link to all homes for sale in Tallahassee 📺 Subscribe To The Joe Manausa Real Estate Channel and Get More Housing Market Reports, Listings, Real Estate Marketing Tips, and answers to your frequently asked questions. 📘 Get the DIGITAL MARKETING BOOK Written by a Realtor for Realtors!
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By Joe Manausa - Tallahassee, FL, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
2801 Chancellorsville Dr, Tallahassee, FL Click here to Get Directions$239900 2 Beds - 2 Baths - 10890 sqft Lot Photos Maps & Local Schools Print This sleek updated 3rd floor condo is conveniently located in the desirable NE gated community of Barrington Park between WalMart and Chili's so both are only a few steps away. Condo features 2 BR's and 2 full baths with an upstairs loft perfect for a guest suite or office. The kitchen and baths feature brand new granite, sinks and plumbing fixtures and imported Italian tile flooring. Stainless steel appliances and upgraded light fixtures complement this contemporary home. Publix, Target, many restaurants and shopping are all within one mile of the community and I-10 is within 5 minutes. The neighborhood offers amenities such as a clubhouse f...
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By Joe Manausa - Tallahassee, FL, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
4880 Quail Valley Road, TALLAHASSEE, FL Click here to Get Directions$915000 4 Beds - 4 Baths - 1.81 sqft Lot Photos Maps & Local Schools Print OPEN HOUSE 4/20 from 12PM - 2PM! Nestled on a sprawling 1.8 acre lot, this White Oak Construction 4-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom luxury POOL home is ready for summer! This home has a gorgeous updated kitchen with Thermador appliances, Calacatta quartz counters, beautiful solid wood and brick floors, and detailed trim work throughout. The sitting room off the kitchen works well as a supervised study space, play area, or home office. Ample space with 3 bedrooms downstairs, an additional bedroom and bath upstairs, and a HUGE 32x24 bonus space with wet bar is perfect for both watching movies and family game nights. Enjoy the expansive back porch overlookin...
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By Charles Stallions, 850-476-4494 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Some of life's best things are free, which is undoubtedly true in the Pensacola Bay Area. Here's a list of 25 fun, free things to do in Pensacola.SHARESure, we have some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Our legendary sugar-white sand and turquoise water were discovered in 1559 by Don Tristan de Luna, and Pensacola has been loved by explorers ever since. But what many don’t know is that there is a world of fun, free things to do in Pensacola after you visit our award-winning beaches. From Perdido Key to Downtown Pensacola to Pensacola Beach, you’ll find unforgettable things to do that are accessible year-round. Please get to know our history, culture, and wildlife, and have some family fun with our list of 25 of Pensacola’s best free concerts, events, activities, and more. Pen...
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By Charles Stallions, 850-476-4494 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
You've landed on the right page if “sell my house” is at your to-do list. We break down the process into easy-to-follow steps, with insights from real home-selling experts. This is the ultimate guide to how to sell your house — from deciding if you really should sell to finding a real estate agent who’ll be your partner through it all to pricing your home, prepping it, holding an open house, and negotiating offers. Selling a home isn’t hard if you’ve got the right guide. Check out the latest Guide to Selling Your Home. Are you looking to sell your home? Click here for a Free Appraisal and a Guide on Selling Your Home in the current market. Need to sell your home before you buy and are concerned about managing two payments? Click here to receive an instant offer today and see if it suit...
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By Joe Manausa - Tallahassee, FL, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
  7031 Dardwood Ln, Tallahassee, FL Click here to Get Directions$415000 5 Beds - 3 Baths - 1.3 acres Lot Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Discover the ultimate blend of space, comfort, and versatility in this charming 5-bedroom, 3-bathroom residence on 1.3 acres. An attached in-law suite with a full kitchen provides flexibility for extended family or guests. Seize this opportunity to create your own sanctuary in a peaceful, yet conveniently located setting. Roof is 2019 & HVAC is 2022. Follow This Home
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By Charles Stallions, 850-476-4494 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
We all know buying a home isn’t the same as shopping for a jacket and paying for it by whipping out your debit card. But does it have to be so complicated? Actually, no, it doesn’t. Not that it’s super easy to find and buy a home, but you’ll skip a lot of headaches (or a huge financial mistake!) if you know how to get the right advice. Because buying a home is about having the right relationships, this guide helps ensure that your dream of buying a home suddenly becomes real. Charles Stallions, CRS, is the GOAT of real estate on the Gulf Coast. With over 2200 sales since 1995, he knows when to buy or sell, whether investing or buying your first or second home.Stallions says real estate will always be a numbers game, whether high interest rates or large equity selling. It is always a gre...
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By Walter DiLoreto, Real Estate Short Sale Specialist
(PHP Houses)
Some Highlights While renting may be less expensive in some areas right now, there are two big benefits homeownership provides that renting can’t. ​ Owning a home means you get to say goodbye to rising rents and hello to stability. It also gives you the chance to gain equity as home values rise over time. If you’re ready to learn more about the perks of owning a home, let’s chat.   Contact us:PHP Houses142 W Lakeview AveUnit 1030Lake Mary, FL 32746Ph: (407) 641-1531Fax: (407) 205-1951email: info@phphouses.comLet’s Connect:FacebookLinkedinTwitterInstagramThe information contained, and the opinions expressed, in this article are not intended to be construed as investment advice. The author does not guarantee or warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information or opinions contained ...
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By Joe Manausa - Tallahassee, FL, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
3452 Barnstaple Drive, Tallahassee, FL Click here to Get Directions$315000 3 Beds - 2 Baths - 0.16 acres Lot Photos Maps & Local Schools Print This delightful property offers the perfect blend of comfort, convenience, and community.  Boasting vaulted ceilings and beautiful wood floors, this home is ideal for hosting gatherings and creating lasting memories. Enjoy culinary adventures in the spacious eat-in kitchen, complete with modern appliances. Recent updates include a new HVAC system in 2023 and a hot water heater in 2021. Retreat to a large master suite featuring double vanities and a jetted garden tub/shower combo, perfect for unwinding after a long day. With abundant windows throughout and a bonus room enclosed entirely in windows, take in the serene view of the privacy fenced ba...
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By Charles Stallions, 850-476-4494 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
Each Thursday morning, I like to post a weekend project that can be done in a day and definitely over the weekend, usually with the family or NOT. Among the things that make us nuts:An empty carton of milk in the fridgeA flat tireA torn window screen. That tiny hole is just the invitation bugs need to break in.If you don’t already have the proper bug deterrent in your bathroom cabinet, you'll find it at the 99-cent store. But going to the dollar store is fun—you never know what you’ll see, like cheap soda.Supplies:Clear nail polish, 99 centsTwo slightly dented cans of soda, 99 centsTotal: $1.98What you do:Apply the clear nail polish on both sides of the torn area. Slather it on so it builds up a nice barrier.Watch it dry transparently.Enjoy your soda. Bottom Line: "We 'R' The Realtors F...
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By John Moran, For Your Place At The Beach
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
 Listing Details: 291 Scenic Gulf Drive UNIT 806, Miramar Beach, FL 32550MLS #: 923060Price: $890,000Beds: 2Baths: 2Sq Feet: 1,385 Call Martin Luus (850) 296-7011 to see if this property is still available. Breathtaking views from this spacious 8th floor balcony are a must see! Thoughtfully decorated with an updated kitchen and bathrooms, this large 2 bedroom floorplan would make an excellent primary, vacation and/or investment property. With plentiful amenities and a world class beach, this unit is sure to please. You will also find yourself close to dining, shopping and fun attractions with the Sandestin Outlets, Baytowne Wharf, Grand Blvd and Hilton Resort close by. Set up your showing today!    Click here to see additional photos and details of this property
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By John Moran, For Your Place At The Beach
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
 Listing Details: 175 Sawbuck Drive, Inlet Beach, FL 32461MLS number: 945112Price: $1,900,000Beds: 4Baths: 4.5Sq feet: 2,736 Call Courtney Ledezma (850) 608-0677 to see if this property is still available. Introducing this amazing home located in the Stillwater neighborhood within the Watersound Origins community. A Romair homes classic, this Duxbury floor plan sits on a premium lot which has green space behind and features 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, PLUS an extravagant two car detached garage. You will find many luxury features including: 10' ceilings throughout, quartz countertops in the kitchen, soft close cabinets and drawers, Thermador Pro Harmony Professional appliances, and engineered wire-brushed hardwoods throughout. Walk out your oversized sliding glass doors to your private o...
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By John Moran, For Your Place At The Beach
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
Listing Details: 775 Gulf Shore Drive UNIT 2046, Destin, FL 32541MLS #: 940798Price: $378,900Beds: 1Baths: 1Sq Feet: 708 Call Alyssa Barnett 916-710-3744 to see if this property is still available.!! SELLER EAGER FOR OFFER !! Don't be shy. This lovely condo is your ticket to the fabulous beach life style. Located on the canal with a great view. This condo has the larger 1 bedroom floor plan. Beach access is just across the street. Make vacation memories with the family and you can also cash in $$$ on vacation rentals. Currently has approximately 80% occupancy. Sleeps up to 5 people with a sleeper sofa and roll-away bed. Great amenities include tennis, beach access, marina, on site restaurant, executive golf course, and many fun attractions in the area. There are multiple pools and a 24/...
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By Walter DiLoreto, Real Estate Short Sale Specialist
(PHP Houses)
There’s no denying the last couple of years have been tough for anyone trying to buy a home because there haven’t been enough houses to go around. But things are starting to look up.There are more homes up for grabs this year. The graph below uses the latest data from Realtor.com to show in April 2024 there were more homes for sale than there were over the last few years (2021-2023):As Realtor.com explains:“There were 30.4% more homes actively for sale on a typical day in April compared with the same time in 2023, marking the sixth consecutive month of annual inventory growth.”But does this growing inventory make house hunting easier? Yes and no.Using the latest weekly data from Calculated Risk, the graph below shows, that even with the growth lately, there are still way fewer homes for...
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By Joe Manausa - Tallahassee, FL, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
193 Nautilus Dr, Monticello, FL Click here to Get Directions$1790000 3 Beds - 6 Baths - 32.1 acres Lot Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Introducing a breathtaking fusion of modern convenience and medieval charm nestled in the heart of the woods. This meticulously renovated 9,848 square foot architectural marvel boasts a captivating design, featuring uniquely sized windows and curving walls that exude artistic allure at every turn. Step inside and experience the epitome of luxury living. The main building offers a seamless blend of functionality and elegance, with a spacious kitchen offering expansive views, a library capable of housing 10,000 books, currently fill with about 6000 books. The ensuite bedrooms provide unparalleled comfort and privacy. The master bedroom is situated on th...
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By Joe Manausa - Tallahassee, FL, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
4880 Quail Valley Road, TALLAHASSEE, FL Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Click here to Get Directions$915000 4 Beds - 4 Baths - 1.81 sqft Lot OPEN HOUSE 4/20 from 12PM - 2PM! Nestled on a sprawling 1.8 acre lot, this White Oak Construction 4-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom luxury POOL home is ready for summer! This home has a gorgeous updated kitchen with Thermador appliances, Calacatta quartz counters, beautiful solid wood and brick floors, and detailed trim work throughout. The sitting room off the kitchen works well as a supervised study space, play area, or home office. Ample space with 3 bedrooms downstairs, an additional bedroom and bath upstairs, and a HUGE 32x24 bonus space with wet bar is perfect for both watching movies and family game nights. Enjoy the expansive back porch overlookin...
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