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Recent blogs on Real Estate Sales and Marketing
By Peter Mohylsky, Destin BeachPro, Call me at 850-517-7098
(PMI. Destin)
Here are the latest housing market statistics for Miramar Beach, FL!  To be perfectly honest, i am not doing this for you.  I am doing it for me.  I like to stay current on market conditions.  I don't really rely on other folks doing my work,  I might not be able to support the numbers.  Even these might be not be in agreement with other folks but at least it provides a base line.  If you'd like more detail on the market, what's available or how much your home might be worth, let's set up a meeting to discuss!#houseexpert #housingmarketexpert #house #home #listreports #localhousingdata #areaexpert #realestate #realestateagent #househunting #homeowner #hometrends #housingtrends
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Here is the north Texas real estate market update for the week ending  June 22 2024..New properties for sale 3894Back On Market 685Price Decrease 4693Price increase 412Active kick out 85Active option contract 1838Active contingent 381Pending listings 2488Sold listings 2371Expired listings 236Cancelled listings 687Withdrawn listings 42Temporary off market listings 360Coming soon listings 716
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By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Here is the north Texas real estate market update for  June 22 2024.New properties for sale 924Back On Market 147Price Decrease 1023Price increase 99Active kick out 10Active option contract 290Active contingent 70Pending listings 389Sold listings 532Expired listings 29Cancelled listings 122Withdrawn listings 5Temporary off market listings 59Coming soon listings 105
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By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
These top tips for email marketing are incredibly useful! Implementing these strategies can help businesses engage their audience more effectively and boost their marketing efforts. Thanks for sharing such practical and actionable advice! Have a super fantastic week!Joe Jackson, Realtor-KWCP    Let's get right into it - Here are the top 6 tips for effective email marketing campaigns: Build a targeted email list with permission-based opt-ins. Craft subject lines that grab attention and accurately reflect your email content. Keep your email design clean, visually appealing, and mobile friendly. I've had a lot of success with "News" looking designs. News attracts attention and sells! Provide valuable and informative content that aligns with your audience's interests. It's about them, not y...
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By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Here is the north Texas real estate market update for  June 21 2024.New properties for sale 914Back On Market 109Price Decrease 898Price increase 78Active kick out 17Active option contract 255Active contingent 59Pending listings 365Sold listings 307Expired listings 37Cancelled listings 119Withdrawn listings 3Temporary off market listings 55Coming soon listings 108
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By Patricia Feager, ABR,CRS,GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
When you think about marketing, does fashion come to mind? Until Thursday, June 20, 2024, I never considered what a significant role one person could do to change the fashion industry in history. By creating an effective brand, Coco Chanel remained one of the longest and most influential designers in history by dominating haute couture for almost six decades. Furthermore, long after Coco Chanel's death in 1971, the Chanel brand is still going strong. This is what got my attention: When I learned that Annette Becker, MA, Director of the Texas Fashion Collection at Olli UNT (University of North Texas) was offering a class called "Chanel in Detail," I signed up. Did you know that weaving fabrics together to make garments and accessories with a well-known brand could change how people perce...
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By John Moran, For Your Place At The Beach
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
Listing Details: 1328 E Ravens Run, Miramar Beach, FL 32550MLS #: 947906Price: $975,000Beds: 3Baths: 3.5 Sq feet: 1,833 Call John B. Skinner Jr. (850) 543-5763 to see if this property is still available.*New roof will be installed 6/24-6/28. Experience the ultimate in coastal living with this stunning lakeside cottage located in Laurel Grove! This beautiful Lakefront, 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath Florida Coastal Cottage sits tucked away on a charming cul-de-sac in one of Sandestin' s most quaint and picturesque neighborhoods and overlooks the 17th hole of the Raven golf course. It has a large back yard and two parking spaces. Super floorplan seamlessly connects the living, dining, and kitchen areas. The renovated kitchen opens to the living area for ease of entertaining and is equipped with high...
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By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Here is the north Texas real estate market update for  June 20 2024.New properties for sale 601Back On Market 102Price Decrease 835Price increase 78Active kick out 9Active option contract 290Active contingent 47Pending listings 363Sold listings 257Expired listings 27Cancelled listings 105Withdrawn listings 8Temporary off market listings 56Coming soon listings 144
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By Kelly Broaddus, 100+ Northern AZ Homes Sold in 2021!
(eXp Realty)
See original blog Discover Your Off-Grid Paradise: Build Your Dream Retreat in Flagstaff’s Hidden Forest Oasis5 Acres $550,000Nestled in one of Flagstaff's best-kept secrets, this off-grid mountain oasis offers a unique blend of natural beauty and seclusion. Just 4 miles down a forest service road, you’ll find yourself surrounded by breathtaking 360-degree views, meadows, and towering trees. This parcel of land is a true hidden gem, perfect for those looking to build their dream mountain retreat. Imagine waking up to the serene sounds of nature, with panoramic views of the mountains from every angle. The property is encircled by national forest and trails, making it an ideal location for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you love hiking, biking, or simply soaking in the tranquility of the fo...
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By R. Michael Brown, Communication that increases sales!
(R. Michael Brown LLC Digital Marketing & Public Relations)
Let's get right into it - Here are the top 6 tips for effective email marketing campaigns: Build a targeted email list with permission-based opt-ins. Craft subject lines that grab attention and accurately reflect your email content. Keep your email design clean, visually appealing, and mobile friendly. I've had a lot of success with "News" looking designs. News attracts attention and sells! Provide valuable and informative content that aligns with your audience's interests. It's about them, not you. Include clear calls-to-action to encourage engagement and drive conversions. Test and optimize your campaigns regularly to improve performance and achieve your goals. See More [6 Top Tips for Email Marketing Plus Examples]#emailmarketing#emailcampaigns#marketing#marketingtips#brandstorytelling
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By Joanne Gillet EdgeOfTheBeach.com, Experience is not expensive. It is Priceless!
(Edge Of The Beach Realty)
Priced to Sell! Motivated Sellers! Now $499,990!1015 Hagley Dr. is right down the street from the public boat landing in Hagley Estates! There is a full guest suite on the main floor, which is a possible rental situation. This coastal retreat offers features designed for an active yet relaxed lifestyle. It boasts three bedrooms, three full baths, walk-in closets, an inviting low soaking tub, and a walk-in shower. The property includes a 3-car garage and a carport, providing ample space for RV or boat/kayak storage. Contact your real estate agent or Edge Of The Beach Realty to schedule a tour! 👉 https://edgeofthebeach.com/our-listings/
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By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Here is the north Texas real estate market update for  June 19 2024.New properties for sale 513Back On Market 116Price Decrease 758Price increase 67Active kick out 19Active option contract 340Active contingent 64Pending listings 430Sold listings 537Expired listings 27Cancelled listings 141Withdrawn listings 8Temporary off market listings 60Coming soon listings 138
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By Brian Lipsky
(Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.)
The Eldersburg office of Long & Foster Real Estatecongratulates its top producing agents and teams for May 2024.As an office sales volume has increased 3% and the number of units sold increased 9% vs. May 2023.#eldersburgtopproducersDixon/Kluge Group Group Top Producers & Top Sales $4.5 million + total production on 6 units Luster, Ripley & TeamGroup Top Listings $2.7 million + total production on 6 unitsCarol Swinton TeamTeam Top Producers, Top Sales & Top Listings$1.9 million + total productionJanice KirknerIndividual Top Producer$1.5 million + total productionKim Fitzgerald Individual Top Listings $1.4 million + total productionMark HurleyIndividual Top Sales $1.1 million + total productionAgent of the MonthKathy DixonDiamond ClubSandra Serrao$1.3 million + total productionEmerald Cl...
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By Brian Lipsky
(Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.)
The Taneytown office of Long & Foster Real Estatecongratulates its top producing agents and teams for May 2024.As an office sales volume increased 45% and the number of units sold increased 3% year-to-date vs. May 2023.#taneytowntopproducers Stephanie MyersIndividual Top Producer, Top Sales & Top Listings$2.8 million + total production on 9 unitsMarc Fisher Group Team Top Producers, Top Sales & Top Listings$1.7 million + total production on 9 unitsThe Hayes Group Group Top Producers, Top Sales & Top ListingsEmerald ClubLarry Stambaugh
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By Frank Rubi, FrankRubiRealEstate.com
(Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC)
Homes for Sale, Eden Isles, LouisianaEden Isles is close to Greater New Orleans. Eden Isles is a waterfront community. A short ride, you can find yourself in Lake Pontrain or the Gulf of Mexico. In addition, Oak Harbor Golf Club is within a few minutes drive.  The average property value in Eden Isles Slidell, LA, varies depending on the specific property and location within the neighborhood. Generally, homes in Eden Isles have an estimated value ranging from about $250,000 to $400,000. Properties in this area can differ significantly in price due to factors such as size, waterfront access, and overall condition.For instance, a recent sale in the area was for a 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home that sold for approximately $320,000, while another property sold for around $270,000.If you want an ...
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By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
Here is the north Texas real estate market update for  June 18 2024.New properties for sale 506Back On Market 119Price Decrease 759Price increase 64Active kick out 15Active option contract 330Active contingent 73Pending listings 545Sold listings 496Expired listings 29Cancelled listings 155Withdrawn listings 12Temporary off market listings 58Coming soon listings 118
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By John Moran, For Your Place At The Beach
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
 Listing Details: 1816 Scenic Highway 98 UNIT 1101, Destin, FL 32541MLS number: 950969Price: $3,960,000Beds: 4Baths: 4Sq feet: 3,300 Call Carolyn Orsua (406) 750-2270 to see if this property is still available. WELCOME TO THE ULTIMATE LUXURY BEACHFRONT PENTHOUSE prominently positioned on the sugar white sands of Destin at Signature Beach! With arguably the best views and location on the Emerald Coast, this stunning penthouse boasts 4 beds, 4 baths, and 3300 square feet of luxurious living space. The 12' wall of windows illuminate the beautifully appointed interior and the 60' balcony provides a perfect space for relaxing or entertaining. Enjoy your days on the exclusive beach which is roped off for owners and their guests. Step into the gourmet kitchen complete with new Monogram applian...
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By John Moran, For Your Place At The Beach
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
Listing Details: 12011 Front Beach Road 1807, Panama City Beach, FL 32407     MLS #: 758540Price: $925,000Beds: 3Baths: 3 Sq feet: 1,604 Call John B. Skinner Jr. (850) 543-5763 to see if this property is still available.BIGGEST AND BEST IN STERLING REEF....18TH FLOOR CORNER UNIT WITH PENTHOUSE LEVEL VIEWS!!!! BEST FLOORPLAN AND BEST LOCATION! SOME OF THE BEST SUNSET VIEWS ON THE BEACH! The world class views of the Emerald Coast from this magnificent condo are some of the best in Panama City Beach and make Sterling Reef unit 1807 the beach getaway that you have been dreaming of! Super-efficient floorplan, this unique oversized 3 bedroom, 3 bath gulf front condo in a ''lock out unit'' which means that there is the option to partition the condo into two separate condos, and maximize rental...
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By John Moran, For Your Place At The Beach
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
Listing Details: 11807 Front Beach Road 1-1304, Panama City Beach, FL 32407     MLS #: 747398Price: $608,900Beds: 2Baths: 2 Sq feet: 1,135 Call John B. Skinner Jr. (850) 543-5763 to see if this property is still available.PERFECT MID-STACK LOCATION IN GRAND PANAMA. Enjoy sunrise views in the morning and sunset views in the evening from oversized, private balcony - the ultimate in alfresco living! Excellent mid floor, not too high but not to low elevation offers tremendous views of the pool, beach, and Gulf of Mexico! Gulf front living at the perennial favorite resort ~ Grand Panama. What a great price for 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a bunk nook - you can easily sleep 8 in this perfect rental condo! This special unit is being sold fully furnished and rental ready with warm & inviting déc...
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By Scott Garrison, Top ORLANDO AREA Realtor…this Realtor WORKS!
(Re/Max Town & Country Realty)
CURRENT INTEREST RATES BEING REPORTED ACROSS THE NATION:Mortgage News Daily:30 Year 6.99%15 Year 6.40%Mortgage Bankers Association:30 Year 7.02%15 Year 6.60%Freddie Mac Reports:30 Year 6.95%15 Year 6.17% To find out what today's INTEREST RATES are here in Central Florida>>>>>  CLICK HERETo find out about the State of Orlando's Real Estate Market, check our YouTube playlist >>>>> CLICK HERECALL US for a personal Referral to one of my expert Mortgage Broker Partners who can answer All your Mortgage Questions…at no cost or Obligation! We want to help!These are rates directly from these entity's published information and have no bearing on the rates or fees you may have to pay to obtain a mortgage. Your rate will always depend on your scenario and qualifications. If you are looking for the ...
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