Jack Libby of Glory Mortgage and Mark Bell of Carrot Top Designs sit down to discuss. Emerald Coast real estate has seen a surge in recent months, leaving smart homeowners with a large opportunity. According to the St. Louis Federal Reserve, homeowners are now sitting on nearly $30 trillion in home equity. Roughly $200,000 per home! This leaves owners...
By Gail Pelto, Realtor The “high” season is over, and you want to sell your investment rental property. Great! Keep in mind that selling rental investment property demands a unique approach due to its distinctive nature. And this process requires careful planning and expertise. Enlisting the services of a realtor...
By Gail Pelto, Realtor Homeowners’ Associations (HOAs) have become a widely used community management system in residential neighborhoods. These associations are typically established to manage shared amenities, enforce rules and guidelines, and maintain common areas within the community. While HOAs have been subject to some criticism, they also offer numerous...
By Gail Pelto, Realtor Selling a home can be an exciting, yet daunting, experience. As homeowners, we often have an emotional attachment to our properties, making it easy to slip into a fantasy world when it comes to listing our homes for sale. However, it is crucial that you strike...
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Beach Properties of Florida announces that real estate veterans Chip and Caroline Wasson will join the brokerage. They will be based out of the Destin location and continue to serve customers along the Emerald Coast. “We are thrilled to welcome Chip and Caroline to our growing Destin...
By Gail Pelto, Realtor The term “honey-do list” has become a common phrase in households, referring to a list of tasks or chores that one partner (usually the wife) asks the other (usually the husband) to complete. When it comes time to sell your home, you may find yourself overwhelmed by...
By Gail Pelto, Realtor The real estate market in the Destin/Miramar Beach area has seen a lot of changes in recent months. With the current housing inventory at 3.98 months, and the average days on the market before going under contract year-to-date at 72, it’s clear the market is shifting....
By Gail Pelto, Realtor An adage which still rings true today is, “Your Net worth is equal to your Network.” Your business grows faster when you form relationships with people you know, like and trust and who know, like and trust you. They will be more likely to send business...
By Gail Pelto, Realtor Valentine’s Day, a time to express LOVE – So, love your people AND your home—and not just on February 14th. As a homeowner, you’ve made a significant investment. You need to take care of it and love on it with consistent maintenance and improvements. Doing so...
Contrary to what many believe, it is still a great time to buy or sell real estate. By Gail Pelto, Realtor What I and other professional real estate agents are noticing is that many residential buyers have been shying away from making a purchase and many have said it’s because of...