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Real Estate Agent - Quantum One Realty
Today is was 57 degrees and light rain and I had to put the heat on in my car.  I lived in Alaska for 28 years and 57 and light rain was a more or less normal summer day.  I dressed accordingly and never thought of it as being that cold.  I got used to it!Over the last three or four years the hom...
In May of 2005 in the part of Palm Beach County from Northlake to Martin County and that part of Martin County to Bridge Road had 1249 homes on the market on average all month.  For you Florida Regional MLS Realtors that is areas 5020 to 5360 excluding 5270,5280 and 5290.  There were 447 homes so...
Real estate is one of those professions that can be really fun or your worst nightmare.  A large part of that is the people you choose to work with.  You do choose your clients, don't you?  We either select those people we work with or they select us.  If we show property to anyone who will get i...
The few problems we have in the real estate market are obscured by the beautiful weather we enjoy.  The price we pay for living in paradise is small compared to the many benifits we enjoy.  If we did not have hurricanes, we would not have such high insurance costs and restrictive building codes. ...
The number of people asking for information on homes has increased over the last few weeks.  About 40 % of our Palm Beach, Martin and St Lucie County homes sales are second homes.  Most of those buyers have been holding off waiting to see how low the prices will go.  Several publications are now ...
The market in south Florida is much slower than it was a year ago, but things are still selling.  The prices on homes have come down between 10 % and 15 %, but the actual selling prices are about even to a little below a year ago.  Selling time has become longer and you can not just put a listing...

Jim Jacobs

Real Estate Specialist - Palm Beach Gardens Florida
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