June 2016

Found 4 blog entries for June 2016.

Sea Turltes in Panama City Beach FLIf 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

  1. Don’t touch. As tempting as it is, don’t touch the
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panama city real estate investingWhile we wait for another Presidential election to subside we thought we’d take a few minutes to offer some investor insights to both our new and existing clients.

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:

  1. 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.
  2. Below market rent – You want to find property that is being rented below current market rents. This is most important
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Panama City Realty Group

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 

These number

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Your home is probably the biggest investment you will make in your lifetime. It is imperative you keep it in the best possible condition.

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

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