Monday, October 29, 2018 / by Lea Ann
REALLY REAL 4 Reasons Why We Buy a HOME!
We often talk about why it makes financial sense to buy a home, but more often than not, the emotional reasons are the more powerful or compelling ones.
No matter what shape or size your living space is, the concept and feeling of home can mean different things to different people. Whether it’s a certain scent or a favorite chair, the emotional reasons why we choose to buy our own homes are typically more important to us than the financial ones. However, the financial security is also an important factor for a good investment.
1. Your HOME sweet HOME offers you the stability to start and raise a family.
Between the best neighborhood and the best school districts, even buyers without children at the time of purchase may have these thoughts in mind for choosing the location that they are looking to buy. First Time Home Buyers with hopes of a growing gamily along the Gulf Coast, the commute to work influences your location, Ameniti ...
Friday, September 21, 2018 / by Lea Ann
HELLO AUTUMN !
The days are getting shorter. Summer is quickly coming to a close and fall and winter will be here soon, yes even in Florida. It is a good time of year to do a pulse check on your home from the inside out. Here are some quick fall cleaning tips to get you ready for the upcoming seasons:
1. Inspect all external doors including garage doors. Make sure they close tightly. Install weather-stripping or door thresholds if needed.
2. Wash Exterior & Interior Windows.
3. Check and Clean Gutters and downspouts. Make sure all drainage area are unblocked of debris.
4. Perform a maintenance check-up on your Heating and Air Conditioning system. Filters should be changed monthly. Dirty Filters can strain your HVAC system and possibly your pocketbook.
5. Lower humidity and cooler temperatures make it the perfect time to paint the exterior of your home.
1. Focus on ...
Thursday, September 06, 2018 / by Lea Ann
Don’t wait to sell your house ~ Buyers are out now !
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) suggests that now is a great time to sell your home. The concept of supply and demand reveals that the best price for an item is realized when the supply of that item is low and the demand for that item is high. Let’s see how this applies to the current residential real estate market.
It is no secret that the supply of homes for sale has been far below the number needed to sustain a normal market for over a year at this point. A normal market requires six months of housing inventory to meet the demand. The latest report from the NAR revealed that there is currently only a 3.6 month supply of houses on the market. With Supply very low, now is a good time to Sell.
A report that was just released tells us that demand is very strong. The most recent foot traffic report disclosed that foot traffic grew 10.5 points to 52.4 points. Showing that demand is cur ...
Monday, July 30, 2018 / by LeaAnn Wade
Explore the history and culture of this growing waterfront city after relaxing on the sunny
shores of its award-winning, emerald-green coastline. Now, it is easier then ever!
Recently announced the National Park Service is set to start a passenger ferry service between downtown Pensacola, Pensacola Beach and Fort Pickens which is part of the National Park Services Gulf Island National Sea Shore.
The Park Service estimated that over 65,000 passengers will take advantage of the ferry system each year. The ferry service with two – 150 passenger ferry boats will have an estimated cost per ticket for all 3 destinations is approximately $20.00. Adult and children fares will apply. The ferry tickets will include admission to the Gulf Island National Sea Shore and will offer on/off privileges, allowing passengers to travel to all destinations during the day.
The two – 150 passenger catamaran ...
Saturday, June 09, 2018 / by LeaAnn Wade
DISCOVER PENSACOLA with SOUTHERN REAL ESTATE SALES
Under the direction of Broker/Owner, Susan Carleton, Southern Real Estate Sales has been selling real estate along the Gulf Coast for more than 20 years. Susan continues to lead by example with sales over $22 M SOLD last year http://www.susancarleton.com and sharing her experience and expertise with her team.
Check it out ----} june blog video
Southern has grown into an industry leader, offering a variety of properties to satisfy every taste, budget and dream of playing, staying and living along the Gulf Coast. Southern Vacation Rentals http://www.southernresorts.com offers more than 250 short term rentals from Navarre Beach, Florida to the Eastern Shore of the Mobile Bay area while Southern Residential Leasing http://www.southernresidentialleasing.com maintains more than 650 long term rentals in Pensacola, Navarre, Gulf Breeze, Perdido Key, Orange Beach, Gulf Shores, and Fairhope. With continual growth along ...