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11.28.2013, Charles Stallions Home Report for Pensacola Florida 32514   Rental-home business moves to Wall Street Blackstone Group, one of the biggest corporate owners of Fla. homes, now bundles rent checks and sells them as securities. Move has good and bad implications. Read more. NAR: Commercial market recovery remains uneven Smaller transactions - properties under $1 million - are moving incrementally, but expensive properties priced above $2 million are doing much better. Read more.     .Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com know as much about real estate in Pensacola, Pace and Gulf Breeze as most people know about Mars or Venus so stop it already, even by there own admission they are correct about 20% of the time. A seller can do better than that by looking at the tax rolls. Get local ne...
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11.26.2013, Charles Stallions Home Report for Pensacola Florida 32504   Couples face challenges if relocating in retirement It's hard for a couple to agree on a state, city and home, much less their new retirement roles. Their relocation turns some Realtors into marriage counselors. Read more. Q&A: Passing on a small business to your children An owner must prepare for an honest and realistic conversation with the family about his or her vision for the succession and legacy of the business. Read more.     .Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com know as much about real estate in Pensacola, Pace and Gulf Breeze as most people know about Mars or Venus so stop it already, even by there own admission they are correct about 20% of the time. A seller can do better than that by looking at the tax rolls....
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By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
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11.25.2013, Charles Stallions Home Report for Pensacola Florida 32504   Rising seas haven't hurt property values - yet An annual real estate climate summit concluded that rising sea levels could one day impact coastal property values as owners face higher insurance costs. Read more. Condo sales challenge: Restrictive FHA rules NAR: While condos make good first-time homes, FHA has cut back on the number of buildings it approves - 60% were denied in 2013 compared to 20% in 2011. Read more     .Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com know as much about real estate in Pensacola, Pace and Gulf Breeze as most people know about Mars or Venus so stop it already, even by there own admission they are correct about 20% of the time. A seller can do better than that by looking at the tax rolls. Get local new...
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By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
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11.20.2013, Charles Stallions Home Report for Pensacola Florida 32514   CoreLogic: 51,000 completed foreclosures in Sept. U.S. homes facing foreclosure dropped 33% year-to-year, but Fla. in top spot for percent of homes in the process (7.4%) and total completed foreclosures (115K). Read more. HUD: HOA rules don't trump access for disabled The Fair Housing Act also applies to homeowners associations. Nev. HOA fined $65K and told it must allow a family to park an ambulance in its driveway. Read more.     .Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com know as much about real estate in Pensacola, Pace and Gulf Breeze as most people know about Mars or Venus so stop it already, even by there own admission they are correct about 20% of the time. A seller can do better than that by looking at the tax rolls. G...
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By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
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  10.24.2013, Charles Stallions Home Report for Pensacola Florida 32504, Mortgage Relief   Real estate Q&A: Explore options for mortgage relief When trying to save your home, check out every avenue for relief. But find out what the programs allow when applying for other assistance, and be persistent. Read more. 5 ways borrowers can land the best mortgage On your to-do checklist: Do your homework, get preapproved, choose a mortgage rate, lock in a rate and decide the length of a loan. Read more.     .Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com know as much about real estate in Pensacola, Pace and Gulf Breeze as most people know about Mars or Venus so stop it already, even by there own admission they are correct about 20% of the time. A seller can do better than that by looking at the tax rolls. Get l...
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  10.13.2013, Charles Stallions Home Report for Pensacola Florida 32504, Shutdown   Banks scale back on crucial step in homebuying Realtors often advise buyers to get a mortgage pre-approval, but lenders aren't as excited about issuing them. Many prefer to see a property appraisal first. Read more. FHA answers questions about shutdown's impact While FHA-backed lending continues, banks that require IRS or Social Security info may not be able to get it. If so, a lender decides whether a loan moves forward. Read more.   .Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com know as much about real estate in Pensacola, Pace and Gulf Breeze as most people know about Mars or Venus so stop it already, even by there own admission they are correct about 20% of the time. A seller can do better than that by looking at t...
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By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
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10.09.2013, Charles Stallions Home Report for Pensacola Florida 32514   Sellers can use FHA, VA loans as marketing tool A selling tool is making a comeback for sellers with low-rate FHA or VA mortgages: A buyer can choose to assume the mortgage under the same favorable terms. Read more. Consumers make mortgage payments a priority again Many homeowners made credit card and other payments first when their home was underwater, but rising home values are changing their priorities. Read more.   .Zillow, Trulia and Realtor.com know as much about real estate in Pensacola, Pace and Gulf Breeze as most people know about Mars or Venus so stop it already, even by there own admission they are correct about 20% of the time. A seller can do better than that by looking at the tax rolls. Get local news...
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By Charles Stallions Property Manager, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
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09.05.13, Homes In Zip Code 32504, 32514, 32571, 32583, 32561, 32566       Homes For Rent, Buyers Rebates, Free Foreclosure List CoreLogic: 49,000 completed foreclosures in July Foreclosure inventory down 32% year-to-year, though Fla. continues its reign as having more homes in its foreclosure inventory than any other state. Read more. Study: Where do Fla.'s foreign students come from? Florida Realtors research dept. crunched numbers for Realtors who hope parents buy property near college. China and India at top. Click "international" on Research page.   Quote Of The Day   "Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak." —Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati:spiritual teacher     Are you paying too much in Property Management Fees? Are you going broke with maintenance fees, low rents, lack of tenants etc? ...
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By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
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08.25.13, Charles Stallions Report, 32514, Pensacola Homes for Sale   Homes For Sale, Buyers Rebates, Free Foreclosure List   Relocating for work reflects housing gains Outplacement firm: 14% of U.S. managers and executives moved to a new job in the first half of 2013, more than twice the 6.7% from first half of 2012. Read more. Fed seems on track to slow bond buys by year's end But exact timing and mortgage rate impact remains in question: Some policymakers want more economic data, others think it may "soon be time." Read more.       LET US PRAY I "Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints. O Lord, truly I am your servant; I am Your servant, the son of Your maidservant; You have freed me from my chains" (Psalm 116:15-16). Lord, I am your servant. I look forward to th...
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By Charles Stallions Property Manager, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
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08.17.13, Homes In Zip Code 32503, 32514, 32571, 32583, 32561, 32566       Homes For Rent, Buyers Rebates, Free Foreclosure List   Congress still considering tax hit for homeowners Lawmakers may be on summer recess, but their staffers continue to toil in D.C. on multiple real estate tax changes, such as the mortgage interest deduction. Read more. NOAA trims forecast for busy hurricane season The "busy" hurricane season predicted has been dull so far in Fla. However, high season starts now, and experts still warn of six to nine storms. Read more.   Quote Of The Day           "The major reason for setting a goal is for what it makes of you to accomplish it. What it makes of you will always be the far greater value than what you get." — Jim Rohn:American entrepreneur, author and motivation...
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By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
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08.13.13, Charles Stallions Report, 32514, Pensacola Homes for Sale   Homes For Sale, Buyers Rebates, Free Foreclosure List Firms consider bond backed by home-rental payments It could be a new and untested way to invest in real estate. Income from the bond investment would come from rent paid by single-family homes in its portfolio. Read more. Mobile devices under assault It's not just spammers and viruses. Legit app developers may share personal info among themselves, and fake phone chargers can deliver spyware. Read more.       LET US PRAY God, I have to make decisions every day of life. Some are big decisions; others are simple decisions. Please help me not to presume I know everything, but to come to you in faith. Show me who would be a good counselor to keep me accountable and help...
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By Charles Stallions Property Manager, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
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07.07.13, Homes In Zip Code 32503, 32514, 32571, 32583, 32561, 32566     Homes For Rent, Buyers Rebates, Free Foreclosure List   Housing rebound could encourage job moves Rising values have helped many homeowners rise about underwater status, and listings' short time on market makes it easier to move if a good job comes along. Read more. Reverse calculator determines lead generation needs It allows real estate pros to figure out how many leads they should generate to reach their income goals and helps keep them on track each month. Read more.   Quote Of The Day     "Don't mistake movement for achievement. It's easy to get faked out by being busy. The question is: Busy doing what?" —     — Jim Rohn:American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker   Are you paying too much in Proper...
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By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
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07.02.13, Charles Stallions Report, 32504, Pensacola Homes For Sale   Homes For Sale, Buyers Rebates, Free Foreclosure List Five ways sellers can prepare for inspection An expert is about to tell a seller everything that's wrong with his house. To stay on an inspector's good side, be honest and make items accessible. Read more. New marketing weapon in real estate wars Some tech-savvy real estate pros are using drones to create successful marketing videos for high-end properties, but legal and privacy issues are a concern. Read more.     LET US PRAY God, So often I look at what people are going through and feel sorry for them. And when I'm going through tough times, I am upset about it. But when I look at Joseph and all he went through, then see where that led, I understand that You have...
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By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
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06.27.13, Charles Stallions Report, 32514, Pensacola Homes For Sale   Homes For Sale, Buyers Rebates, Free Foreclosure List RealtyTrac: Florida No. 1 in foreclosure activity Florida had the highest foreclosure rate in the U.S., with one in every 302 homes receiving a foreclosure filing in May - three times the national average. Read more. Fannie Mae: Economic growth on the road to 'normal' The housing market is pushing the economy forward, but steady economic growth is still a way off, according to the mortgage giant's midyear outlook. Read more.       LET US PRAY Great are you Lord, and most worthy of praise. You are a mighty fortress. I clap my hands and sing praises of joy before you, most awesome Lord on high. I know that you, God, reign over the nations and you, God, are seated on ...
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By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
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Pensacola, Fl. 32504, a Real Estate Quickie 03.26.13 Homes for sale   Homes For Sale, Buyers Rebates, Free Foreclosure List   Economist: Big discounts on foreclosures fading Capital Economics: A foreclosure still sells at a discount from "normal" listings, but it's only about 12% now - the same percentage seen before the slowdown. Read more. Appraisals to evaluate more ‘green’ features The Appraisal Institute updated its green-features used by Fannie, Freddie and FHA. Info could also help Realtors include accurate green in listings. Read more. LET US PRAY Dear God, There are people in this world that I can learn so much from; people who have gone through hard things that have strengthened their faith, people who have been Christians for years and are so much more spiritually mature than...
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By Charles Stallions Property Manager, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
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32570 Homes for Rent in Pensacola and Pace Florida Real Estate, 03.15.13   Homes For Sale, Buyers Rebates, Free Foreclosure List   Fair housing: Can't just call it a 55-plus community HUD: A Minn. condo complex failed to verify the ages of residents as required under Fair Housing Act. It must now pay $42,200 and allow children. Read more. Could homebuilders' worker shortage slow rebound? Builders are ready to resume work, but they're up against an unexpected obstacle: They can't find enough skilled workers. Read more.   Need up to date Real Estate information for Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Florida.  Sign up for our Newsletter  Want to see the newest homes that available including For Sale by Owners and Builders   Click Here   Need a Rental home or Apartment in Pensacola, Pace or Gu...
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By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
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Pensacola, FL: Zip 32505, a Real Estate Quickie 03.11.2013   Homes For Sale, Buyers Rebates, Free Foreclosure List   Hot home-price gains? Enjoy them while they last Recent reports cited dramatic home price gains in 2012, but economists say it's a "burst out of the gate." Prices will continue rising, but at a slower pace. Read more. Bernanke signals continued support for low rates A federal program that helps keep mortgage rates low will continue for a while yet, according to congressional testimony by Federal Reserve chairman. Read more. LET US PRAY Great are You Lord, and most worthy of praise. You are a mighty fortress. I clap my hands and sing praises of joy before You, most awesome Lord on high. I know that You, God, reign over the nations and You, God, are seated on Your holy thro...
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By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
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Pensacola, FL: Charles Stallions Real Estate Report, 02.17.2013   Homes For Sale, Buyers Rebates, Free Foreclosure List   U.S. new-home sales fell in Dec. but up for year 2012 best sales year since 2009, and since Nov. sales broke a 2.5-year record, a slight drop in Dec. is not considered cause for worry. Read more. Fla. has two NAHB green building award winners Boynton Beach's Seabourn Cove honored under multifamily, and Drew Smith of Two Trails in Sarasota won individual "Advocate of the Year." Read more. Sign up for our Newsletter Home of the Day    Tips and Tricks 10 tax tips for sellers   Click Here, for homes for sale Click Here to go view rental listings   Let US Pray Dear God, Today I come to You, bringing prayers for my neighbors before Your throne. I don't know what each and e...
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By Charles Stallions Property Manager, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
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32504 Homes for Rent in Pensacola and Pace Florida Real Estate, 02.14.13   Homes For Sale, Buyers Rebates, Free Foreclosure List   Retiring boomers like college life Targeting home sales to baby boomers? Retirees who once preferred "a location" now look for a home near "their passion." Read more.   8 places facing new waves of foreclosures RealtyTrac predicts an upswing in foreclosures in a handful of U.S. cities. And of the top locations, five are in Florida. Read more.   Need up to date Real Estate information for Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Florida.  Sign up for our Newsletter  Want to see the newest homes that available including For Sale by Owners and Builders   Click Here   Need a Rental home or Apartment in Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Florida we can help you with that. Cl...
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By Charles Stallions Property Manager, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
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32503 Homes for Rent in Pensacola and Pace Florida Real Estate, 02.13.13   Homes For Sale, Buyers Rebates, Free Foreclosure List   What does the typical Fla. buyer, seller look like? Would a Realtor marketing to first-time buyers get more leads targeting retirees? Find out: Florida Realtors Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers is now online. Read more. Snowbirds race to snatch up Fla. housing bargains Canadians have traditionally been the dominant foreign buyers of Florida real estate, but they're finding more competition from Asian investors. Read more. Need up to date Real Estate information for Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Florida.  Sign up for our Newsletter  Want to see the newest homes that available including For Sale by Owners and Builders   Click Here   Need a Rental home or A...
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