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April 19, 2012
"For Sale" Inventory Drops Nationwide Residential homes nationwide have reported a drop in March of 21% compared to last year. This statistic has been reported by data from Realtor.com which included 146 metro market areas. The areas that posted the biggest drop in "for sale" listings are: 1. [Read More]
March 27, 2012
Now that it's an election year we get nothing but B.S. & more B.S. We hear from the right-wing lug-nuts that if only they were elected president then they would reduce the deficit by lowering the income taxes on all the big corporations thereby having everyone make a mad rush to invest in America. [Read More]
March 17, 2012
I was woken up last night out of a dead sleep to the smoke detectors going off. My heart was beating fast, but after going in the hallway, I realized it must be a false alarm. But the piercing noise wasnt easy to stop. Ah-ha we must need a new battery. Since all the smoke detectors in the house wer [Read More]
January 9, 2012
You may owe federal income taxes in 2013 if you have a short sale, foreclosure after this year. The government is giving homeowners until Dec. 31, 2012, to go through a short sale or foreclosure without tax consequences provided your lender officially releases the debt. You must make sure that y [Read More]
January 6, 2012
It seems like it is going to be good news. The market is going to come back but slowly, according to all the articles I have read. We get various realtor magazines as realtors and those are the predictio As a realtor in Hernando County (Spring Hill, Weeki Wachee and Brooksville), we have seen less [Read More]
December 6, 2011
Goldman Sachs reported that the housing market is recovering and they believe it has reached the bottom. The national decline in the housing market from 2007 was approximately 35%. It is predicted that it may decline another 2.5% in 2012 and then start going up again. However, the belief is it will [Read More]
November 22, 2011
HUGH YARD SALE in the parking lot of the Weeki Wachee Springs Park on SR 19 just south of SR 50. There are going to be 50 vendors and all kinds of fun stuff! It is from 9 - 3. See you there. We will always keep you posted. Have a great day and enjoy! ELSIE KEMPSEY & JULIE LUDOVICO Team Tropic [Read More]
November 2, 2011
It is a real joke that "short sales" are called "short"; what a misconception.  They need to find different verbiage because a while back people thought "short sales" didn't take too long.   We have one "short sale" that is now going past f [Read More]
November 1, 2011
As a realtor for a couple of years in Hernando County (Spring Hill, Brooksville and Weeki Wachee) when I first started, I really felt uncomfortable asking people about "pre approval" and their finances.  Frankly, I didn't think it was any of my business.  At that time, it re [Read More]
September 27, 2011
I can say that there have always been two Americas in existence since I was a small boy but, today, as 2011 comes to a close in three months, I would say that it is much more visible today because so many middle-class neighborhoods are falling into ill repair as the foreclosures continue to reverbe [Read More]

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