Tuesday, February 5, 2019 / by Marie Babin
What’s Ahead for Real Estate in 2019?
As we begin another year, everyone wants to know: “Where is the housing market headed in 2019?”
It’s not only buyers, sellers, and homeowners who are impacted. The real estate market plays an integral role in the overall U.S. economy. Fortunately, key indicators point toward a stable housing market in 2019 with signs of modest growth. However, shifting conditions could impact you if you plan to buy, sell, or refinance this year.
HOME VALUES WILL INCREASE
The value of real estate will continue to rise. Freddie Mac predicts housing prices will increase by 4.3 percent in 2019.1 While the rapid price appreciation we witnessed earlier in the decade has slowed, the combination of a strong economy, low unemployment, and a lack of inventory in many market segments continues to push prices higher.
"Ninety percent of markets are experiencing price gains while ...
Wednesday, January 2, 2019 / by Lea Ann
Humbled & Proud
With 2018 closed, we want to say thank you for being a part of the Southern Family. We’re so excited to continue partnering with you, your family and friends for all your real estate needs.
VISIT us at ForSaleontheGulfCoast.com
Together we can collaborate on your next real estate endeavor.
Choosing a team with a proven track record is paramount and your Southern Real Estate Sales Team is your team.
Over the years, our agents have worked to provide buyers and sellers in Northwest Florida and Coastal Alabama with unparalleled customer service that is built on a foundation of professionalism, drive, experience, education and dedication.
Under the direction of Owner/Broker, Susan Carleton, the Southern Real Estate Sales Team has had a record year with
217 Closings = $57,906,967 Sales Volume
With such experience brings great success and a proven track record. Southern Agents are trusted real estate experts to help you find or sell your prop ...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 / by Lea Ann
Thanksgiving, like many of the holidays around this time of the year, is time to reflect and remain thankful for what you have. Southern takes the time to appreciate the friends and family that we are surrounded by, as they are the most important to us all. These days of thanks we reflect on the challenges and focus our attention on what really matters. Share your joy and peace.
In the midst of celebrating Thanksgiving, real estate agents, entrepreneurs, business owners and co-workers alike need to build and establish our relationships in one another and give thanks to all of our clients and customers. With out them we would not be successful. Southern Real Estate Sales extends this thankful greeting to all of our customers. We appreciate you, your friends and family that you entrust and refer us too.
We are thinking of you all and our entire team. Building our rapport is imperative. This simple gesture is not enough to share the impact that you have on our lives and we hope we r ...
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 ...