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Positive News in April’s numbers…

Posted by fortlauderdalebeachrealestate on May 11, 2010

The market in South Florida has continued to gain momentum and offers incredible opportunities to those folks looking to purchase real esate.    I just received the numbers for Broward County for April-FABULOUS!

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New Listings

Single Family-1,663, 6% higher than 09′
Condo/Townhome-2,000, 6% higher than 09′
Total all property types-5,764, 1% higher than 09′

Total Available Inventory

Single Family-5,763, 31% lower than 09′
Condo/Townhouse-8,478, 31% lower than 09′

Single Family Sold

646 closed sales, up 1% from 09′
Median sales price, $200,000, down 5% from 09′

Condo/Townhome Sold

1,030 closed sales, 36% higher from 09′
Median sales price, $73,000, 6% down from 09′

Pending Inventory or homes under contract

Single family homes are up 2% over 2009
Condos are up 37% over 2009

Given our current inventory and sales levels, if there were to be nothing else listed, we have a 9 month supply of single family homes on the market(down 31% from the previous year) and a 8 month supply of condos on the market(down 50% from the previous year).

Jon

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2009 Home Buyers & Sellers Profile

Posted by fortlauderdalebeachrealestate on January 5, 2010

Lots of interesting information in the 2009 profile of home buyers and sellers from the National Association of Realtors.   Last year 47 percent of home buyers were first-time buyers, average age 30 years old with a median income of $73,100.  Click below to see the complete report and feel free to share it.

2009 Profile Home Buyers Sellers

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A Truly Amazing One Acre, Exclusive, Gated Bayfront Estate

Posted by fortlauderdalebeachrealestate on December 16, 2009

A colleague of mine has this property listed for sale in the Rehoboth Beach Yacht & Country Club.  Located in Rehoboth Beach , Delaware-the “Nation’s Summer Capital”.  If you’re not familiar with Rehoboth Beach, it is just a short drive from Washington, DC, Baltimore and Philadelphia.  This bayfront estate boasts 10 bedrooms and 13.5 baths and offers both breathtaking sunrises and tranquil sunsets.  Feel free to take the virtual tour and pass it along to anyone you know that might be interested.

Jon

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RESPA: Changes at the Closing Table

Posted by fortlauderdalebeachrealestate on December 15, 2009

There are a lot of changes that will become effective January 1st 2010 regarding good faith estimates for home loans and closing statements.  Click here to read more.

This is important information for both home buyers and sellers.

Jon

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Interesting article from Business Week, “If You Don’t Buy a House Now, You’re Stupid or Broke”

Posted by fortlauderdalebeachrealestate on December 11, 2009

Interesting article to share from Business Week.  Have a great weekend everyone.

Interest rates are at historic lows but cyclical trends suggest they will soon rise. Home buyers may never see such a chance again, writes Marc Roth.

Jon

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Thanksgiving 2009

Posted by fortlauderdalebeachrealestate on November 26, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving!

 

 

 

  • Baked brie, caramelized onions w/french baguettes
  • Homemade hummus
  • Glazed roasted duck w/sour cherry sauce
  • Roasted fall root vegetables-beets, turnips, carrots, onions, leeks, purple potatoes, garlic
  • Brussel sprouts w/dill, chives & garlic
  • Homemade ciabatta stuffing
  • Roasted acorn squash w/spiced butter, toasted pine nuts and sage
  • Rosemary & garlic potatoes
  • Sonja’s fabulous homemade cheesecake
  • Wine, beer, cocktails, coffee
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    Introducing Betty Scherer…

    Posted by fortlauderdalebeachrealestate on November 8, 2009

    BettyI am thrilled to introduce Betty Scherer.  We have recently joined forces as REALTOR-ASSOCIATES with Century 21 Hansen Realty in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  Betty brings with her many years of business experience in many different capacities throughout the United States, Europe and South America.  In addition to being a licensed REALTOR, Betty holds the following professional designations:  CIPS, Certified International Property Specialist; CIIIS, Certified International Investment Immmigration Specialist; TRC, Transnational Referral Certification in addition to being a member of the National Association of Realtors and RAGFL, Realtor Association of Greater Fort Lauderdale.  Whether buying or selling in South Florida, call Betty and Jon for top notch 5 star services.  Our knowledge of the local market, combined with the worldwide name recognition of the Century 21 Real Estate Network and our extensive internet marketing programs assure you of a win-win situation, whether you are looking to purchase or sell property in the Greater Fort Lauderdale area.  Welcome Betty!

    Jon

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    Need a great photographer?

    Posted by fortlauderdalebeachrealestate on October 25, 2009

    Jon Mumford If you’re local and need a great photographer, I highly recommend Dennis Dean.  2440 Wilton Drive.  Or check out his website, http://www.dennisdean.com/

    Jon

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    $9.45 Million Dollar Home Sale In Fort Lauderdale

    Posted by fortlauderdalebeachrealestate on September 25, 2009

    Coconut Grove
    Wow, this is amazing-a Harbor Beach home recently sold for $9.45 million! I guess the economy isn’t hurting everyone, hugh?

    Jon

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    May Sales Statistics

    Posted by fortlauderdalebeachrealestate on June 11, 2008

    New Listings

    • Single Family-2,110(20% lower than 07′, a year ago it was 14% lower)
    • Condo/Townhome-2,357(26% lower than 07′, a year ago it was 10% lower)
    • Total all property types-7,068(21% lower than 07′, a year ago 2% lower)

    Total Available Inventory

    • Single Family-12,525(2% higher than 07′, a year ago it was 28% higher)
    • Condo/Townhouse-16,007(6% lower than 07′, a year ago it was 39% higher)
    • Total all Property Types-37,643(3% lower than 07′, a year ago it was 37% higher)

    Single Family Sold

    • 468 closed sales, 21% down from 07′, a year ago it was down 27%
    • Median sales price, $295,500, down 19% from last year

    Condo/Townhome Sold

    • 588 closed sales, 14% down from 07′, a year ago it was down 27%
    • Median sales price, $140,000, 30% down from 07′, a year ago it was down 5%

    Given our current inventory and sales levels, if there were to be nothing else listed, we have a 27 month supply of single family homes on the market(up 17% from the previous month) and a 27 month supply of condos on the market(down 6% from the previous month)

     Want to know what this means to you?  Give me call, 954 562 4991

    Jon

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