Busy City Commission Meeting Yields Mixed Results
Yesterday, I picked up my Mom and went to the Tallahassee City Commission meeting in order to see how our Commissioners were going to handle some hot ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 28, 2010
Corruption In Tallahassee
Often times, we see something wrong and there is nothing we can do about it. So many things are beyond our control that we learn to live with much of ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 25, 2010
Real Estate Blog Reader Sparks Change
Did you happen to catch this morning's Tallahassee Democrat article on the controversy that is finally brewing in downtown Tallahassee? You might ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 15, 2010
Cash For Clunkers In Real Estate
Mark your calendars, "Cash For Clunkers" is coming to a real estate community near you! That's right, our Federal Government has fired-up the ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 6, 2010
Understanding The HAFA Effect On Short Sales
As a follow-up to last week's article about understanding the short sales process, I thought I would write about how the Obama Administration is ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on December 14, 2009
How The Cap And Trade Bill Affects Real Estate
A good friend and client of mine asked me to give him a quick opinion on the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009 (Cap and Trade Bill) and ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 12, 2009
Home Buyer Tax Credit Expanded By Congress
Congress has extended and expanded the homebuyer tax credit. The modifications will become effective when President Obama signs the bill, which ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 6, 2009
Did Growth Management Cause The Housing Bubble?
A new white paper was released yesterday by the Cato Institute which boldly claims that the cause of the housing bubble isn't what everybody else ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 2, 2009
Lack Of Leadership Hurts Tallahassee Real Estate
You will never find me writing or speaking as an expert in politics. As a matter of fact, I will go on record saying that I have a hard time paying ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on September 24, 2009
Leon County Foreclosure Assistance Program
Just a reminder that the 12th edition of the Tallahassee Real Estate Newsletter will ship out on Monday. If you have not signed up for the free ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on September 4, 2009
Business Leaders Push To Expand Housing Tax Credit
In yesterday's edition of the online edition of the Wall Street Journal, it was reported that a group of business executives issued a set of ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on June 11, 2009
Tax Credit As Down Payment For Homebuyers
From USA Today, First Time Homebuyers can get short-term loans secured by their tax credit:
WASHINGTON - Thousands of first-time ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on May 14, 2009
A Valuable Tool For Florida Homeowners
With all the problems in the real estate and mortgage industries, many new scams seem to be traveling around the internet, as well as through direct ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on May 6, 2009
Distressed Properties Finally Influencing Tallahassee Real Estate
For those who have been watching, the Obama Stimulus Plan seems to be moving forward for him to sign it into law now. While I am no expert on the ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 17, 2009
Dave McCormick On Restoring Global Stability
It's not everyday that you come across a video on the internet and see a college classmate from over 20 years ago. But that is exactly what happened ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 13, 2008
Discover How The $700B Bailout Kills Three Birds With One Stone
The past two days have seen more visitors to the Tallahassee Real Estate Blog than any two-day period of time in our real estate blog's short life. ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 1, 2008