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By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
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 What will be your next move?  As the year comes to a close, we are evaluating what the market has done, and what it may do in the next twelve months. We have seen some movement in "Work Force Housing" Huh? The new catch phrase for "Affordable Housing" without the stigma. Work Force housing are h...

By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
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 Checking for a pulse. For months we have been blogging, and here in Florida checking the housing market for a pulse. Under 200K the beat was OK...Over 250K the beat was less regular.  With the holidays fast approaching, the health of our economy certainly impacts our abilities collectively to pr...

By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
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 So many mixed messages. No wonder Buyers are confused. The latest news to break this morning is according to NAR (National Association of Realtors, and leading economists the housing market is headed for an upward trend mid 2007.  This may help ease the sluggish and in some parts stagnate market...

By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
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http://activerain.com/groupsWe have a new tool available on Active rain. Welcome all Florida Realtors-we'd love your input.Please join us for lively discussing on issues pertaining the Florida Market.Hope to see you there!

By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
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 Colleen Kulikowski's blog on "Help My Crystal Ball is Cloudy" asks some interesting questions. Are we to try and predict which housing type will be hot?  Perhaps by taking a different view of the market, predicting which pins are hot and which ones are not is too risky. The huge amounts of rever...

By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
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  It is all about staying a Step Ahead of the competition as Realtors, Stagers, and Loan Officers. Getting your "Foot in the Door" Building Relationships, Making Everyone Happy. Educating consumers, and getting results. Finding good locations (This little piggy went to Market, this little piggy s...

By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
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  IT'S HERE!  We all know someone who has it. We heard the kid in the grocery store line hacking and coughing like a 20 year smoker but they are only 2. Stock up on the Lysol Y'all and by all means spray those door knobs!   Tis the Season, to be people pleasin, out on those showings house after h...

By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
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         Do Big Corporations Make you feel small and unable to compete?  Broker Byrant is a sole practioner and he has done quite well. So have so many others. While Corporations offer excellent training opportunities for newcomers to Real Estate, there are certain drawbacks as well.  Often new a...

By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
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  The holidays have arrived!  And with them comes the usual influx of family and friends. The Real Estate Reality sets in... the house suddenly feels a lot smaller than it did before.  The kids are forced to give up their rooms and share them with your guests from out of town.  Your Living Room i...

By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
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Search | Forums | Blogs | My Home | Logout    It is all about keeping your head above water. Many Realtors today are struggling, especially the new comers. Seasoned pros know it takes years to develop good skills, cultivate clients, develop a business plan, marketing strategy and it also takes m...

By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
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  As Realtors our survival depends on our ability to navigate the unchartered waters of customer relationships and build confidence with our Kissimmee-St Cloud Florida Home buyers and sellers. This sometimes means taking the plunge and as in whitewater rafting paddling together as a team through ...

By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
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  Here in Osceola County, Florida we love our Vets.  St. Cloud was established as a retirement village for returning Civil War Veterans in the late 1800's.  Osceola County has a Veteran's Museum which is manned by troops of volunteers from every branch of the military. Every Veteran's Day there i...

By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
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   Affordable HousingIt is a New Year.   The market niche apparently overlooked lately and certainly in the "boom" of last year was affordable housing for middle income families. Ther is a unique opportunity here to work with clients who have previously derived no tax advantages for renting versu...

By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
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What's hot in Osceola County?  There is a plethera of things to do. Some weekends it is impossible to decide which activites take priority. Theme parks aside there are some wonderful venues to choose from. The "off the beaten path" activities are enormously entertaining and do not have high price...

By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
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As a Realtor perhaps the number one question I hear is..."How is the Market doing?"                                   The answer may surprise you.  I usually smile widely and say only one word.... "UNbelievable".                      The numbers are most interesting. I have previously written blo...

By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
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  Osceola County is one of the fastest growing areas in Florida. Located east of Disney and Southeast Of Orlando, Osceola attracts more than two million visitors to the region annually.   Sales the first two quarters of the year are remarkably slower compared to twelve months ago. However, Osceol...

By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
(St.Cloud Homes )
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Coming from NYC and growing up in the shadow of mass transportation, overcrowded schools, people herding onto subways like sardines, and traffic jams that took hours out of daily life...   A lot can be said for re-discovering the country. I came to realize that Urban living works for some people ...

By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
(St.Cloud Homes )
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There is a lot of apprehension in today's Real Estate Market. Particularly in Florida where I am from.The market is soft certainly-no one is disputing that.  But just because buyers are not standing in line waving checks to buy the first offering-doesn't mean it is a bad thing.  In some cases the...

By Allison Stewart, St. Cloud Fl Realtor, Osceola County Real Estate 407-616-9904
(St.Cloud Homes )
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        Talking about an AMAZING  Transformation!  This is a classic example of how a little paint and some new flooring can transform a Drab Cottage into a Fab Cottage resulting in $uccessful $ales.   In today's highly competitive market, Realtors need an upper hand and added skills to help prom...

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