Wednesday, July 30, 2008

President Bush signed the massive housing bill intended to provide mortgage relief for 400,000 struggling U.S. homeowners and stabilize financial markets. The measure also offers a temporary lifeline to mortgage companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and tightens controls over the two government-sponsored businesses.Read the full story:

Friday, July 25, 2008

Nice Site

This is a pretty nice website for flyers, postings your listings to Trulia, Zillow, etc, Its called Vflyer, , Even create cool little widgets like this for showcasing your listings.

Thursday, July 24, 2008

Positive Movement in Home Sales

Well its not as bad as you hear in the national media. Check out this article from Florida Associateion fo REaltors. Numbers keeping somewhat steady, although we are still seeing frequent price reductions for motivated sellers.


Many Florida Realtors reported positive movement in their local housing markets in June, with the statewide median price for both existing home sales and condo sales up 1 percent over the May 2008 figures, according to FAR's latest housing statistics. The statewide existing-home median price last month was $205,500; the statewide median condo price was $183,700.Read the full story:

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Lake City FL Commercial Medical Complex for Sale

Lake City FL Medical Office Complex For Sale or For Lease
Doing a little listing marketing blogging today....
Here is my latest big listing...$6,900,000. The property is for sale or for lease. -- Website for complete property information.
Southern Mediplex is a 34,000+ sq ft 9.7 acre complex with innovative solutions for medical & health services. Property consists of 3 buildings including: a 2 story, 24,126 sq ft out-patient/office; a single story 6,285 sq ft Surgery center, and a 3,990 free standing building. Incredible location in Lake City, FL, near Hwy 90 & I-75. Information available regarding leases, current occupancy, floorplans, & more.
Chad Stewart - Westfield Realty Group - Real Estate Broker Associate in Lake City, FL.

Friday, July 11, 2008

Columbia County - Lake City FL Schools

8 county schools earn ‘A’ ranking
High scores could relate to more money from state.
Columbia County schools marked significant improvement for the 2007-2008 school year, with eight of the 12 schools in the district scoring an “A” for the year, and the school district attained a “B” for the first time since district grades were implemented.

The Federal Reserve will issue new lending rules next week to protect future homebuyers from shady lending practices. The plan would apply to new loans made by thousands of lenders of all types, including banks and brokers.Read the full story:

Tuesday, July 08, 2008

While it's impossible to predict the future of median home prices, some experts don't think REOs will decline any more since banks are cutting such great deals right now.Read the full story:

Tuesday, July 01, 2008

It's a buyer's market, but sellers can increase the chance of a sale in today's climate by working with a Realtor and considering these eight things.Read the full story: __________________________
Enthusiasm keeps practitioner on top
TAMPA, Fla. – July 1, 2008 – Blucher Bridges, a sales representative for Standard Pacific Homes in the Seven Oaks community in Wesley Chapel, Fla., recently sold his 300th new home.