Archives for October 2015

September 2015: Real Estate Sales Strong Across the Emerald Coast

Single family home sales, as well as townhouse and condo sales, were strong across the Emerald Coast in September when compared to the same time last year. Okaloosa and Walton counties also saw increases in closed sales during the month of September. Median prices, pending … [Read more...]

4 Ways to Avoid Buyer’s Remorse

Image via Kozzi   The home buying process – so many features to choose from, so many layouts and designs to consider, and so many things that you might one day come to hate.   It's hard to imagine that the two-story townhouse with no garage, no … [Read more...]

Planning a Party? Play It Safe!

Whether you’re planning a party for the next big game, a birthday bash or a holiday event, holding a successful soiree takes planning. That means not only making sure your guests are having fun and well fed, but it also means being a responsible host. Timothy G. Russell, … [Read more...]

7 Things to Remember if You Decorate for Halloween While Your Home is Listed for Sale

Image via   Fall is a great time to list your home. You'll have less competition from other sellers as many wait for spring and summer. Buyers are usually seriously looking because they need to buy a new home – for a job transfer or a growing … [Read more...]

3 Reasons People are Buying Homes in 2015

Image via   The more things change, the more they stay the same.   That line is true no matter what the topic, so it should come as no surprise that the basics of owning a home and the reasons people buy don't change much. Earlier this summer, … [Read more...]

Is It Time to Replace the Front Door?

Homeowners looking to cut back on their energy consumption and save on their utility bills might want to consider a new front door. Experts even suggest evaluating a home's main entry door once a year to determine the state of its energy efficiency. But most of us probably … [Read more...]