Archives for July 2015

June 2015: Emerald Coast Real Estate is Hot, Hot, Hot!

Image via Kozzi It's not just the weather that's heating up this summer. Looking at the June 2015 real estate sales data, real estate along the Emerald Coast is just as hot. Sales and prices were up for single family homes and townhouses/condos, and inventory dropped. … [Read more...]

Is Now the Time to Buy a Home?

Across the country, a similar messaging is being repeated over and over again. Rent prices are on the rise, and renting becoming unaffordable for many people. Renters need to ask themselves a question. Is now the time to buy a new home? Owning a home isn't for … [Read more...]

Is Your Bank Account Ready for a Pet?

While research has shown that bringing a pet into your home can do wonders when it comes to lowering blood pressure, lessening anxiety and even boosting your immune system, anyone who has ever owned a pet can attest to the fact that it’s not a cheap undertaking. From food to … [Read more...]

Can You Buy a Home Again After a Foreclosure, Short Sale, or Bankruptcy?

Image via Stuart Miles/Kozzi.com A few short years ago, we all found ourselves in the midst of the worst recession since the Great Depression. Businesses collapsed. Housing collapsed. Jobs were lost. There's no need to recap a history that is still vivid in many of our … [Read more...]

3 Reasons to Feel Optimistic About Real Estate Right Now

Image via Kozzi Last week, optimism dominated the real estate headlines. It all pointed to a healthier real estate market, and good news for both buyers and sellers. FHA Loans Hit a Two-Year High In April, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) endorsed 108,386 … [Read more...]