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By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
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Here are more fun Halloween facts of which you may not be aware.There are still a few more days of facts coming.so stop by daily and enjoy. With their link to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (a precursor to Halloween - see yesterdays facts) and of course to witches, cats have a permanent a...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 3
Here are more fun Halloween facts of which you may not be aware.There are still a few more days of facts coming.so stop by daily and enjoy. The record for the world’s fastest pumpkin carving time: 24.03 seconds is held by Stephen Clarke. Stephen smashed his previous record of 54.72 seconds. Accor...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 10
Here are some local Halloween events for the whole family.  Bring the kids and have a great Halloween time... "The city church @ northside 530 Airport RD. They are having an Outdoor Festival. They have many things going on and many people attend./ Games and candy, snow cones and popcorn etc etc. ...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 3
Here are more fun Halloween facts of which you may not be aware.Over the next few days, I'll be presenting more of these fun facts so stop by daily and enjoy. Samhainophobia is the fear of Halloween Kids really like their treats. In fact fifty percent of them want to receive chocolate candy for H...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 11
Here are some fun Halloween facts of which you may not be aware.Over the next few days, I'll be presenting more of these fun facts so stop by daily and enjoy... The movie Halloween  released in 1978, was filmed on a tight budget. So much so that they had to find and use the cheapest mask they cou...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 7
Now that All Hallows eve (Halloween as is now called) is upon us, I've prepared a few safety tips for children and the adults they will be chaperoning for treats :)I hope you find them of value...Carving that Pumpkin Decorate with markers, glitter glue or paint or other art supplies. Let the kids...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 12
I attended my first political rally yesterday at the Pier Park Amphitheater, and what an experience it was!Donald Trump was scheduled to start at 7:30pm, so we figured arriving at 4:30pm would give us plenty of time.We arrived at approximately 4:45pm, parked the car and walked a few blocks and wa...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 13
Analyzing Lease Cost      User Perspective In most commercial leases, base rent does not equal effective rent. An in-depth analysis includes all costs to the user.The basic formula for calculating the user’s effective rent is:Base (contract) rent + Additional Costs - Concessions and/or allowances...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 4
Other Important Commercial Lease ClausesSeveral other options and clauses are designed to protect the needs and concerns of the owner and tenants and should be negotiated carefully.Lease Renewal OptionsMany commercial leases grant a tenant the right, but not the obligation, to renew a lease for p...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 8
 Commercial Leases | Glossary and termsFixed RentalFixed Rental is where contract rents are fixed for the duration of the lease.Step LeasesWith Step Leases, contract rents on long-term leases change by preset amounts or percentages on predetermined dates, such as each year or every five years. Al...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
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Lease Clauses that affect Cash Flows  Many commercial leases contain alternative treatments of operating expenses. These alternatives may require owners to pay operating expenses up to a given amount (Expense stops), allow owners to pass some of the cost of operating the property through top the ...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 5
Types of Leases The expense terminology in leases identifies who is responsible for the payment of operating expenses. Under a gross lease, the owner pays all the expenses associated with the operation and maintaining the property. The tenant pays the owner a gross amount for rent. From this amou...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 3
This is a multi part article focusing on Commercial leases.Virtually every aspect of a lease is negotiable and is a potential concession. Whether representing the owner or the tenant, you will need to understand the negotiating point of view of all parties and the significance of each clause and/...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 4
In this last installment of this series, I'll focus on a few issues often overlooked when buying an existing business. The full article, which was previously published in Invest Magazine and can be read in its entirety here: So you want to buy a businessStaff Considerations As the potential new o...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
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In the next installment of this series, I'll focus more on the financial aspects of  buying an existing business. The full article, which was previously published in Invest Magazine and can be read in its entirety here: So you want to buy a business In a small to medium business, financial inform...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
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As the Panama City/Panama City Beach Florida market area grows, I get many inquiries regarding purchasing a business as opposed to starting one from scratch.In this series, I'll focus on buying an existing business.  The full article was previously published in Invest Magazine and can be read in ...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
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Every day real estate agents answer questions from buyers and sellers. Often these questions involve myths of which agents are very aware. Most potential customers believe information a friend has provided them as accurate without investigating themselves.In this series, I'll outline 8 common myt...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 8
FAQWelcome to the FAQ ( Frequently asked questions) page.  Here you will find many frequently asked questions gathered from various sources regarding the buying, selling and investing of Panama City, Florida real estate.This page will be updated as needed to answer more questions as presented to ...

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 5
Being a local real estate professional in the Panama City/Panama City Beach Florida market area, many potenetial sellers are unaware that in addition to listing their home or condo, I also offer several services FREE OF CHARGE!Yes, you read that correctly, Free of Charge!How can I do this?Simple....

By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Counts Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 21
Being a local real estate professional in the Panama City/Panama City Beach Florida market area, many potenetial buyers are unaware that I offer my services to the FREE OF CHARGE!Yes, you read that correctly, Free of Charge!How can I do this?Simple...Most potential buyers in the Panama City/Panam...

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