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Recent blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing
By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Here is the north Texas real estate market update for  June 18 2024.New properties for sale 506Back On Market 119Price Decrease 759Price increase 64Active kick out 15Active option contract 330Active contingent 73Pending listings 545Sold listings 496Expired listings 29Cancelled listings 155Withdrawn listings 12Temporary off market listings 58Coming soon listings 118
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By John Moran, For Your Place At The Beach
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
 Listing Details: 1816 Scenic Highway 98 UNIT 1101, Destin, FL 32541MLS number: 950969Price: $3,960,000Beds: 4Baths: 4Sq feet: 3,300 Call Carolyn Orsua (406) 750-2270 to see if this property is still available. WELCOME TO THE ULTIMATE LUXURY BEACHFRONT PENTHOUSE prominently positioned on the sugar white sands of Destin at Signature Beach! With arguably the best views and location on the Emerald Coast, this stunning penthouse boasts 4 beds, 4 baths, and 3300 square feet of luxurious living space. The 12' wall of windows illuminate the beautifully appointed interior and the 60' balcony provides a perfect space for relaxing or entertaining. Enjoy your days on the exclusive beach which is roped off for owners and their guests. Step into the gourmet kitchen complete with new Monogram applian...
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By John Moran, For Your Place At The Beach
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
Listing Details: 12011 Front Beach Road 1807, Panama City Beach, FL 32407     MLS #: 758540Price: $925,000Beds: 3Baths: 3 Sq feet: 1,604 Call John B. Skinner Jr. (850) 543-5763 to see if this property is still available.BIGGEST AND BEST IN STERLING REEF....18TH FLOOR CORNER UNIT WITH PENTHOUSE LEVEL VIEWS!!!! BEST FLOORPLAN AND BEST LOCATION! SOME OF THE BEST SUNSET VIEWS ON THE BEACH! The world class views of the Emerald Coast from this magnificent condo are some of the best in Panama City Beach and make Sterling Reef unit 1807 the beach getaway that you have been dreaming of! Super-efficient floorplan, this unique oversized 3 bedroom, 3 bath gulf front condo in a ''lock out unit'' which means that there is the option to partition the condo into two separate condos, and maximize rental...
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By John Moran, For Your Place At The Beach
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
Listing Details: 11807 Front Beach Road 1-1304, Panama City Beach, FL 32407     MLS #: 747398Price: $608,900Beds: 2Baths: 2 Sq feet: 1,135 Call John B. Skinner Jr. (850) 543-5763 to see if this property is still available.PERFECT MID-STACK LOCATION IN GRAND PANAMA. Enjoy sunrise views in the morning and sunset views in the evening from oversized, private balcony - the ultimate in alfresco living! Excellent mid floor, not too high but not to low elevation offers tremendous views of the pool, beach, and Gulf of Mexico! Gulf front living at the perennial favorite resort ~ Grand Panama. What a great price for 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a bunk nook - you can easily sleep 8 in this perfect rental condo! This special unit is being sold fully furnished and rental ready with warm & inviting déc...
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By Scott Garrison, Top ORLANDO AREA Realtor…this Realtor WORKS!
(Re/Max Town & Country Realty)
CURRENT INTEREST RATES BEING REPORTED ACROSS THE NATION:Mortgage News Daily:30 Year 6.99%15 Year 6.40%Mortgage Bankers Association:30 Year 7.02%15 Year 6.60%Freddie Mac Reports:30 Year 6.95%15 Year 6.17% To find out what today's INTEREST RATES are here in Central Florida>>>>>  CLICK HERETo find out about the State of Orlando's Real Estate Market, check our YouTube playlist >>>>> CLICK HERECALL US for a personal Referral to one of my expert Mortgage Broker Partners who can answer All your Mortgage Questions…at no cost or Obligation! We want to help!These are rates directly from these entity's published information and have no bearing on the rates or fees you may have to pay to obtain a mortgage. Your rate will always depend on your scenario and qualifications. If you are looking for the ...
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By Karen Schimpf, When Your Bank Says No, I CAN Get Your Deal CLOSED
(Commercial Capital Ltd.)
Breaking Barriers in SBA Lending At Commercial Capital, SBA is quickly becoming the largest part of our pipeline, which is crazy because we have our own private money. But those deals are not as common as businesses expanding and growing. At least right now. Below are just some of our strengths in the SBA space…… Loans with no collateral up to $5 Million Almost all our SBA loans got denied by other SBA lenders first Can do start-ups and expansions with just 10% down We fit the square peg in the square hole! We can do loans with no experience We can do loans with lower credit scores (below 620 w/real estate) Over 100 non-bank and bank lenders helps improve “bottle necks” WE HAVE FIXED RATE SBA 7A LOANS around 7%-FIXED!!!!  You risk nothing by sending me a deal you are struggling to get f...
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By Kukun--240-483-3649 Franklin Carroll, Elite client engagement tools and proptech
(Kukun, Inc.)
Just a reminder to join this vital webinar tomorrow on referrals and client retention. It is completely free and the information you get could make the difference between surviving in this market and not. While we will be talking about our product some, this is mostly focused on general advice about how to get clients to come back and how to get referrals. You need this webinar. Webinar Info:Title: Becoming Your Clients' Home Wealth Advisor for More Repeat Business and ReferralsDate and Time: Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 10am PT / 1pm ETDescription:Registration Link: https://bit.ly/3UxXvGl Panelist Title: Scott Langmack, COO of KukunNick Baldwin, Co-Founder of Lab Coat Agents
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By John Moran, For Your Place At The Beach
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
 Listing Details: 895 Santa Rosa Boulevard 206, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548MLS number: 951865Price: $495,000Beds: 2Baths: 2Sq feet: 1,074 Call Courtney Ledezma (850) 608-0677 to see if this property is still available. Few places can capture the magic of the Emerald Coast and the beaches of Okaloosa Island...this lovely two bedroom condo at SeaCrest does. Sited in a prime location in the building on the 2nd floor closer to the beach, this condo exudes sophistication and embodies an eminently livable floor plan and effortless style with bamboo flooring, upgraded kitchen, new hot water heater in 2022, updated furnishings/decor, google nest thermostat, and more! Additionally this property conveys a deeded covered parking spot which not all condos at this property have. Enjoy the good life ...
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By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Here is the north Texas real estate market update for  June 17 2024.New properties for sale 126Back On Market 30Price Decrease 158Price increase 9Active kick out 7Active option contract 160Active contingent 39Pending listings 210Sold listings 80Expired listings 38Cancelled listings 18Withdrawn listings 4Temporary off market listings 28Coming soon listings 43
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By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Here is the north Texas real estate market update for  June 16 2024.New properties for sale 310Back On Market 62Price Decrease 262Price increase 17Active kick out 8Active option contract 173Active contingent 29Pending listings 186Sold listings 162Expired listings 49Cancelled listings 27Withdrawn listings 2Temporary off market listings 44Coming soon listings 60
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By Joanne Gillet EdgeOfTheBeach.com, Experience is not expensive. It is Priceless!
(Edge Of The Beach Realty)
🏡✨ **Price Drop Alert!** ✨🏡Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to own a beautifully maintained home in Hagley Estates! This unique two-story floor plan is perfect for a special family, offering the flexibility for an in-law suite or separate space for a relative.195 Hill Drive, Hagley EstatesFeatures:⭐️4 Bedrooms⭐️3.5 Bathrooms⭐️Large Screened Porch⭐️Three Car Garage⭐️Circular Driveway⭐️RV/Boat Parking⭐️Lots of Storage⭐️Fenced YardThis clean, well-kept home is perfect for those looking for a peaceful retreat in the great neighborhood of Hagley Estates.  Enjoy living near a golf course and the intercoastal waterway, just a stone's throw from the boat landing!📞 Call us today for more details or to schedule a viewing at 843 655 6343📧 Email us to request a floor plan and see for y...
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Here is the north Texas real estate market update for the week ending  June 15 2024..New properties for sale 3980Back On Market 746Price Decrease 5144Price increase 275Active kick out 94Active option contract 1988Active contingent 379Pending listings 2451Sold listings 2335Expired listings 224Cancelled listings 633Withdrawn listings 61Temporary off market listings 357Coming soon listings 753
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By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Here is the north Texas real estate market update for  June 15 2024.New properties for sale 949Back On Market 127Price Decrease 841Price increase 46Active kick out 13Active option contract 320Active contingent 59Pending listings 387Sold listings 519Expired listings 37Cancelled listings 110Withdrawn listings 11Temporary off market listings 62Coming soon listings 94
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By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
Real Estate in Homer AlaskaCheck Out Our Website for More Listings! Homes, Multi Family, Land or Business  BayRealtyAlaska.com Facebook @BayRealtyAlaska For More Information Call 907-235-6183#AlaskaRealEstate #BayRealtyAlaska #HomerAlaskaRealEstate Bay Realty Offers You the Knowledge You Need to Sell, Rent or Buy Property on the Kenai Peninsula.  Information is Power and we give You the Power to make the Right Decision for YOU! Our area offers Beautiful Homes, Recreational Cabins, View properties, Private Remote Property, Beach And Waterfront Properties, Islands, Waterfalls, Bluff Homes and Bluff Land, River Property, Small Acreage, Large Acreage, Commercial Land and Business Opportunity. We Also Have a Bona Fide Property Management With a Longstanding Reputation For Good Service To Bot...
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By Peter Mohylsky, Destin BeachPro, Call me at 850-517-7098
(PMI. Destin)
Set sail on the journey to your dream home with me as your captain! Or You can be the captain and I will be your crew.  No matters.  Experience does matter and I am ready to help in any way that I can.  Lets start this journey. 🌊🏡Dive into homeownership and anchor your future in a place you love.Ready to make waves?DM me to chart your course to the perfect home today!#thehelpfulagent #home #houseexpert #house #listreports #househunting #newhome #seastheday #seizetheday #investment #realestate #realestateagent #realtor #happyhome #happyhomeowners
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By Kukun--240-483-3649 Franklin Carroll, Elite client engagement tools and proptech
(Kukun, Inc.)
Join this essential webinar with Lab Coat Agents co-founder Nick Baldwin to learn how to retain clients and get referrals.  Register here: https://bit.ly/3UxXvGlIn this changing market, retaining clients for the long term is the easiest way to ensure you have the basis for business growth. Our guest on this webinar is Scott Langmack, the COO of Kukun, a company pioneering agent long term value systems. This webinar will discuss the key areas that agents can serve their clients to move from being seen as a transaction person to a long term advisor. We will cover keeping up with changing home values, how renovations and repairs impact home value, tracking neighborhood construction and sales activity, and more. Webinar Info:Title: Becoming Your Clients' Home Wealth Advisor for More Repeat...
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By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Here is the north Texas real estate market update for  June 14 2024.New properties for sale 985Back On Market 122Price Decrease 915Price increase 55Active kick out 12Active option contract 282Active contingent 58Pending listings 356Sold listings 347Expired listings 21Cancelled listings 116Withdrawn listings 8Temporary off market listings 55Coming soon listings 134
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By Kelly Broaddus, 100+ Northern AZ Homes Sold in 2021!
(eXp Realty)
See orginal blogCharming 4-Bedroom Home in Flagstaff's Most Desired Neighborhood: Close to Downtown, Parks, and Trails!4 BD 3 BA $ 1,100,000OPEN HOUSE Sunday, 6/16, 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM.Welcome to a beautifully maintained 4-bedroom, 3-bath home nestled in one of Flagstaff’s most sought-after neighborhoods. This spacious residence exudes charm and elegance, featuring an en suite bedroom/family room with a private entrance, stunning oak floors and stairs, and large windows that bathe the home in natural light.The kitchen is a chef’s dream, equipped with professional-grade appliances and a butcher-block island, perfect for preparing culinary delights. The second floor boasts a primary bedroom with glimpses of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, and an office/library/family room complete with c...
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By PAUL KAPLAN, Coachella Valley Local Real Estate Experts
(Bennion Deville Homes)
Selling your home is a significant decision for your Palm Springs home or any other location, and selecting the right realtor is crucial to ensuring your property gets the attention it deserves. In today's digital age, where the majority of home buyers find their homes online, the presentation of your listing can make or break the deal. Here’s why picking the right realtor is essential and what you should look for during the interview process.*Bad photos courtesy of The CloseFirst Impressions MatterStudies show that most home buyers start their search online. This means that the photos and media representing your home are the first things potential buyers see. It breaks my heart to see listings with only one photo saying "more photos coming soon." Guess what? Most buyers won’t come back...
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By Peter Mohylsky, Destin BeachPro, Call me at 850-517-7098
(PMI. Destin)
  619 Calhoun Avenue Unit B, Destin, Fl Click here to Get Directions  Photos Maps & Local Schools Print $ CLICK FOR CURRENT PRICE 3 BEDROOMS 2 BATHROOMS 0.57 acres Lot This is a large lot within .5 miles of the Bay.  It does have an older home situated on the lot but the lot has great potential for that forever home.  No restriction on build out time or any hoa.  The lot is not in a flood plane so there are no restrictions on flood insurance or financing.  
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