Archives for April 2016

March 2016: Sales Dip on Emerald Coast But It’s Not All Bad News

The slow start to 2016 continues with fewer real estate sales along most of the Emerald Coast in March. It’s not all bad news, though. Pending sales were up which is a good sign for the months ahead and prices remain steady in many areas. Inventory continues to be an issue, … [Read more...]

Is Now a Good Time to Sell?

Watch the news for a little while, and it’s easy to become confused about what’s going on with real estate. Is now a good time to sell? Are prices going up, staying the same, or going down? What is actually going on?   The first thing to remember is that all real … [Read more...]

10 Best States to Pay Taxes

No one wants to think of paying taxes. Sure, our tax dollars do a lot, but we know we could do a lot more if we could keep some of our money in our pocket. Taxes may be a fact of life, but depending on where you live, you may not have to pay as much as everyone else. Take … [Read more...]

5 Things You Need to Know About Flood Insurance in 2016

With the start of hurricane season less than two months away (June 1), it’s time to start thinking about how to protect your home if a storm makes landfall. You should already have hurricane coverage as part of your homeowner’s insurance policy, but what about flood … [Read more...]

Remodeling Secrets for Maximum Payback

If you’re getting ready to put your home on the market, replacing dated cabinets and out-of-style wallpaper is essential in order to not only sell your home more quickly, but for a better price. Here are a few key spots around the house that yield the best payback when it … [Read more...]