Friday, December 30, 2005

Tuesday, December 27, 2005

Columbia County Property Tax information.

Property Tax Calculator

Important Property Tax Dates

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Thursday, December 15, 2005

Brokerage Company website.

While you are checking out my site at & my blog (that I frequently update) at , be sure to check out my real estate brokerage company site at .

There is information on all of our company listings & you can also read about each of the other associates at our office that I work with.
While Florida builders may continue to experience shortages of some building materials, such as cement roofing tiles, in the coming months, no major construction supply shortages are predicted for 2006, construction industry representatives said during a recent teleconference.
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Tuesday, December 13, 2005

The housing market for 2005 is headed for a fifth consecutive annual record and sales activity in 2006 is expected to be the second best year in history, according to NAR.
Market conditions are still favorable, says NAR Chief Economist David Lereah, adding "the slowdown amounts to a tapping of the brakes on a hot market."

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Sunday, December 11, 2005

Saturday, December 10, 2005

Google's maps & satellite photos were picked by Business Week Magazine as some of the best ideas for 2005.
They are especially useful tools for the real estate industry.
Check it out!!

Thursday, December 08, 2005

New construction brick home just listed for sale. This home will be finished in 2006. Just a few of the features are an expanded great room, 10' ceilings, covered back patio/porch, master bedroom suite with walk in closet & whirlpool tub, 2 car courtyard entry garage, lot is in an excellent location in nice new neighborhood. Located in North Central Florida, in Columbia County, Lake City. Contact Chad Stewart at 386-867-1782 for details or email Chad.

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Friday, December 02, 2005

Rates on 30-year mortgages fell for a second consecutive week to an average
6.26 percent, but most analysts still believe they will generally continue to rise as the Federal Reserve keeps tightening credit to keep inflation under control.
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Many Move to Warm Regions, Despite Pay Cut
Americans continue to migrate to the South and West even though higher-paying jobs are located elsewhere, data from the U.S. Census Bureau reveals.

Thursday, December 01, 2005

Wednesday, November 30, 2005

5 acre tracts available for sale in North Florida. These are north of Lake City, FL in Columbia County. Located in deed restricted subdivision named Paradise Estates. $69,900 to $74,900. Please email or call Chad Stewart at Westfield Realty Group for details.,+lake+city+fl&spn=0.059118,0.154598&t=h&hl=en
Florida’s consumer confidence rebounded four points in November, rising to 84.
UF economists called it a "surprise" and credited much of the upswing to optimism resulting from lower gas prices.

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Statistic data on home sales in Columbia County.

Some statistics are in on Columbia County, The average sale price in the 3rd quarter of 2005 was $166,537 up from 3rd quarter of 2002 at $103,477. That is a 62% increase for site built homes in Columbia County, Florida.

3 quarter statistics 2002 - 2005

COLUMBIA – AREAS 1,2,3,4,13 Residential single family (site built) homes
7-1-05 / 9-30-05
Avg. sale price: 166,537
Volume: 24,814,000
Units: 149
Avg. days on market: 127
UNITS - 417
VOLUME – 54,564,034

RSF 3rd quarter stats,
7-1-04 / 9-30-04
Avg. sale price: 148,948
Volume: 20,256,977
Units: 136
Avg. Days on market 122
UNITS - 273
VOLUME – 31,773,718

2003 RSF 3rd quarter stats,
7-1-03 / 9-30-03
Avg. sale price: 107,797
Volume: 12,504,414
Units: 116
Avg. days on market 136
UNITS - 202
VOLUME – 20,747,322

2002 RSF 3rd quarter stats,
7-1-02 / 9-30-02
Avg. sale price: 103,477
Volume: 9,519,875
Units: 92
Avg. days on market 151
UNITS - 115
VOLUME – 10,590,169

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