Monday, August 22nd, 2016 at 9:18am. 273 Views, 0 Comments.
In an article published on WJHGTV,com, Panama City Beach, Florida has been named "the best place in the U.S for people to invest in vacation rentals."
The study and report, conducted by rented.com had Panama City Beach, Fl topping 120 other destinations!
As a local real estate agent, I'm not surprised at this studies report.
We're one of the few places remaining in the United States where an investor can purchase a waterfrront condo for under $100,00-00!
In addition, to the year-round attraction of Panama City Beach, FL, the study also considerated state and local tax laws. Many are not aware that Florida has not state income tax!
Panama City Beach boasts the attraction of the beach on the Gulf of Mexico with 58 beach access points within…
Monday, August 8th, 2016 at 9:15am. 851 Views, 0 Comments.
Having moved many times over the course of my years as well as being a top producing real estate agent, I’ve gained some valuable tips and techniques that I pass on to my customers.
Here are my top 50 tips for moving into a new home or apartment:
- Create an outline for listing moving tasks including purchases you need to make
- Boxes – You can never have too many boxes. Plastic, cardboard whatever.
- Obtain plenty of packing material – newspaper, bubble wrap etc.
- Obtain plenty of tape for sealing boxes.
- Obtain marking tape such as blue painters tape to mark items not in boxes
- Get plenty of rope or twine for tying up boxes
- Use rope to tie up small stacks of books for easy moving
- Use towels inside boxes to cushion fragile items from
Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 6:52am. 260 Views, 0 Comments.
With an average of 320 sunny days annually, Panama City Beach is one of the finest seaside getaways year-round. It’s both affordable for most families on a budget and easy to get to by car or plane.
It has long been a favorite of students for spring break. However, the area has plenty to offer visitors of all ages, including the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico lapping 27 miles of white-sand beaches.
Being in real estate and having the most prolific website in Panama City and Panama City Beach Florida, I am often asked by customers if this is all I do? Depending on the time of year and season you visit, there are a world of fun and exciting activities to enjoy.
Well, selling real estate is not the only thing that entertains me and here is a…
Wednesday, July 13th, 2016 at 10:27am. 1,728 Views, 0 Comments.
As the Panama City Florida area becomes an increasingly popular relocation destination, many new small businesses need assistance in establishing themselves.
From finding a location that fits the needs of the business to assistance with marketing, small business owners new to the Panama City Florida area can rely on me and my team to assist them with their business needs.
To begin, I have created a Small Business Owners Guide to help those interested in either starting a new business or relocating an existing business to the Bay County Florida area.
From property searches to informational links, my small business owners guide will help you gather the information for your new business venture.
When I can be of further of assistance, contact me…
Monday, July 11th, 2016 at 10:00am. 350 Views, 0 Comments.
This weekend, the Panama City Realty Group updated our website with new communities and searches, updated pictures and a few new videos.
New videos were added to both Wild Heron Homes and condos, as well as Horizon South Condos
In addition, a new community page and search has been added for Annabella's Townhomes and one for the new community of Sweetbay!
Also, we added an entire new section for Gate Communities to make it easier for our visitors interested in these types of homes.
We've added new pictures to several community and condo pages so please explore our website and learn at your leisure.
Welcome to our Panama City Beach real estate blog. Please share your thoughts and opinions as comments are always welcome,…
Sunday, July 3rd, 2016 at 9:16am. 275 Views, 0 Comments.
We'd like to wish everyone a happy, healthy, safe and memorable July 4th celebration.
Here's what's happening around Bay County, Florida...
PANAMA CITY BEACH
The Grand Lagoon Freedom Rocks celebration will take place on July 3rd, 2016. The event will feature an evening of music, fireworks, and freedom! The fireworks display will take place at 9pm.
Come early and dine at any Freedom Rocks participating waterfront restaurant or rock a spot with a gorgeous view on the Grand Lagoon Bridge.
Fireworks, music and special events are planned at Pier Park. Family fun includes free concerts, contests and fireworks!
Several bands will be spread throughout the property. Admission is free and open to the public.
Tuesday, June 21st, 2016 at 6:04am. 1,680 Views, 0 Comments.
If you're down at the beach in Panama City Beach, Fl this time of year you may be lucky enough to see cautionary tape strewn about the beach.
It's not there because of a crime (although some may see it as one), nor is it there to section off a concert for left over Spring Breakers.
Nope, the tape is there because last year, officials counted 47 loggerhead turtle nests and four leatherback turtle nests, which is the best count on record and the capstone on an upward trend for the two endangered species!
Turtle nesting season lasts through October, so if this excites you as much as many in the area come on down and watch. But PLEASE be mindful:
There are 3 golden rules of turtle watching
- Don’t touch. As tempting as it is, don’t touch the
Saturday, June 11th, 2016 at 6:38am. 192 Views, 0 Comments.
Many of our customers are real estate investors. We proudly work with both professional and experienced investors as well as new just getting into real estate investors.
Here are a few tips we hope assist you with your investment strategy:
- Plan your strategy – Know how much you can afford to invest before you begin looking. Remember that if you are investing in residential rentals, you must be able to afford to carry the mortgage during times the unit is not rental.
- Below market rent – You want to find property that is being rented below current market rents. This is most important
Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 at 7:52am. 679 Views, 0 Comments.
This is a First Quarter market report and analysis for Condos, Townhomes and homes for sale in Panama City and the surrounding areas in Bay County of Florida. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by The Panama City Realty Group and Bay County Association of Realtors.
Excluded are Mobile and Manufactured homes.
The following numbers represent the difference between 2015 and 2016. We are primarily a 2nd home and vacation home market and as such, our numbers are highly subjective when in an election year
Condominiums and Townhomes
- Inventory has increased approx 2% over last year
- Prices have decreased approximately by 10%
- There are approximately 10% less listings available last quarter than in 2015
Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 at 6:44am. 141 Views, 0 Comments.
To accomplish this, establish a routine maintenance schedule for your home. A little time investment now, may very well save you costly repairs in the future!
If you’ve purchased your home recently, you may already have a handy tool available to get you started. Your home inspection report may include suggested routine maintenance items.
Thoroughly examine your home and add any additional items requiring repair to your list.
Make a list of all the repairs needed to be done and setup a calendar for when you want to complete each one. You can use an annual paper calendar, or I prefer an electronic calendar…