Category Archives: Real Estate News

From the eyes of a buyer in Okaloosa, Walton, and Bay Counties, Florida covering Destin, Sandestin, Miramar Beach, Santa Rosa Beach, and Panama City Beach, FL

Freddie Mac offers Appraisal Waivers

Freddie Mac to nix full appraisals for some condo loans MCLEAN, Va. – June 29, 2018 – Freddie Mac announced that consumers buying a condo or refinancing an existing condo mortgage may now be eligible for its automated appraisal waiver. … Continue reading

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Realtor® Tour and my Favorites

We get together and tour homes as a group in our area.  Yesterday was one such day.  I really liked the listing located at 568 E. Royal Fern Way (MLS 724101) and I think you would too.  This was a … Continue reading

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Email Accounts

Being in Real Estate I found out a very long time ago that it is best to have only one email address from the very start.  This way if you change companies you are not constantly losing your clients because … Continue reading

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Flood Zone Determinations

I live in Florida and flood zone determinations and costs of flood insurance can vary greatly. The best zone to be in is called an X zone. This is where the National Flood Insurance Program (FENA) will provide you flood … Continue reading

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Best Buys

I go on what is called Realtor Tour in my area frequently to learn inventory, quality and price.  Yesterday, I saw a home listed for $399,000 that had the quality of a home built in the $800,000 price range.  It … Continue reading

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Who would you prefer to drive?

As we approach one of the busiest holidays of the year and millions of families take to the road, who would you rather have driving your car? Why? Safe travels to all. Happy 4th of July !

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July 4th Events at the Beach

There is plenty to do here at the beach on the 4th of July. From the Destin Harbor at Harborwalk Village to Baytowne Wharf’s celebration or Seaside to Rosemary Beach, FL. You can literally see fireworks in a 60 mile … Continue reading

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