Luxury Market Update…..why Clearwater is a Gem!

Luxury Market In Clearwater and Tampa Bay, Florida The luxury property market nationwide has seen a big upswing in listings and sales over the past 18 months.  2012 was a banner year for luxury Real estate.  Typically Luxury Real Estate is defined as any homes over $500,000 in price but for purposes of this particular market update, I will stick … Read More

What is a Short Sale?

The Short Sale Process Short sales started to become more common when the market crashed in late 2007 and property values plunged.   Real Estate is such a specialized area though (unless you are buying or selling) that even though most people have heard the term Short Sale, they may have never actually found out what that means.   This … Read More

Stop at the Office and have a chat with a Clearwater Realtor

WHY USE A CLEARWATER REALTOR? It has come to my attention as a Clearwater Realtor in Florida that Real Estate in general is getting further and further away from human interaction in proportion to the amount of new technology that is becoming available. I am attempting to bridge that gap.  Real Estate will always ultimately be a people business.  It … Read More

Real Estate 101 – Understanding Short Sales (part 1)

Short Sale Confusion There is a tremendous amount of confusion regarding short sales.  There is also  misinformation being disseminated.  I am going to write a few articles and hopefully answer any questions you may have about short sales or the foreclosure process. I am obviously not able to give legal advice as I am not an attorney.  However, feel free … Read More

Clearwater Beach property statistics Real Estate, 2016

Clearwater Beach Property Statistics If you take a moment to study the graph depicting Clearwater Beach Florida below, you will see a trend which is not quite as drastic as the media would have you believe. These are listing prices, not actual sales. The importance of this is to illustrate how the market is doing in terms of stability or … Read More