Lower Prices Drive Golden Eagle Home Sales
When you look at the list of 484 Golden Eagle home sales at the bottom of this article, you might be confused into believing a clearance sale was conducted.
It just doesn't seem that long ago that the "average" home in Golden Eagle Plantation ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on June 7, 2013 in Housing Market Conditions
January Home Sales Up 91% For Joe Manausa Real Estate Manausa And Associates
News reports from around the Country report that January home sales are up over last year.
Of course, it is too early for them (and me) to have solid numbers for January, so I've decided to compare our January home sales from 2013 with our recent ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 1, 2013 in Homes For Sale
Tallahassee Home Sales Rise 20% Since Market Bottom
Yesterday's blog post identified a serious problem regarding demand in the housing market, so I thought I would follow-up with a silver-lining report which reveals Tallahassee home sales have risen 20% since the bottom of the housing market.
Posted by Joe Manausa on November 27, 2012 in Housing Market Conditions
YTD Tallahassee Home Sales Rise 5% Above 2011
Tallahassee home sales are finally on the rise, with 2012 now better than any year since 2008.
In fact, Tallahassee home sales are up 5% over 2011, and we are seeing signs that we should finish the year up even better.
Tallahassee Home Sales ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on October 1, 2012 in Housing Market Conditions
Recent Home Sales Report Will Bring A Smile To Your Face
As I was compiling information for yesterday's Tallahassee Real Estate Newsletter, I could not help but [cautiously] smile at the pending home sales report.
While the Tallahassee real estate market has a long, long way to go to return to normal, it ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on September 18, 2012 in Housing Market Conditions
Tallahassee Home Sales Still Near Market Bottom
The number of home selling in Tallahassee is very close to reaching the same as market bottom level that was found in August 2009. The real estate graph below shows the 365 day trend of closed home sales in the Tallahassee MLS is approaching just 6 ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 13, 2011 in Main
NAR: Home Sales Are Slipping
Every month I like to read the National Association of REALTORS® Existing Home Sales Report to see how Lawrence Yun is going to positively interpret the data being reported from all the US housing markets. Last month he blamed the weather, this ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on July 28, 2011 in Housing Market Conditions
MLS In Tallahassee Reports Ominous Signs
There has never been a tougher time to sell a home in Tallahassee, and there are ominous signs from the MLS in Tallahassee (the REALTOR® Mulitple Listing Service) that show things are getting worse. The four following real estate graphs paint an ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on June 16, 2011 in Housing Market Conditions
Pending Home Sales Sluggish
The most obvious way to predict future home sales would be to take a look at the list of homes that are under contract and waiting for closing. These are what we refer to as “Pending Home Sales” and we can track them on a daily basis in ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on March 26, 2011 in Main
2010 Home Sales Analysis
With 20 years of home sales data to review, it is sad to see that 2010 surpassed 2009 as the worst year on record.
What makes this even worse than what we can see in the real estate graphs below is that our population is roughly 20% larger today ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on January 23, 2011 in Main
The Mother Of All Real Estate Reports v. II
I learned a long time ago that a picture is worth 1,000 words, so today's "Mother of All Real Estate Reports v. II" will be mostly graphical in nature. For detailed analysis of individual graphs, you are welcome to visit the Tallahassee Housing ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on August 10, 2010 in Housing Market Conditions
Home Sales Negotiation 101
Understanding how to triumph in home sales negotiation should be simple to understand, but I find that is not always so.
If I were to ask 100 home buyers "how much are you willing to pay for the home," when they found the right home to buy, most ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on June 24, 2010 in Advice: Real Estate
Long Term Home Sales Trends
Last week, we uncovered an interesting methodology that we can use to evaluate long term home sales trends in the Tallahassee real estate market (or any other market in which you might have an interest). It involved using 20 years worth of housing ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on April 26, 2010 in Housing Market Conditions
Tallahassee Home Sales YTD February 20, 2010
We have a large database of Tallahassee home sales and reports going back to 1991. Each month, we check to see how the market is doing year to date when compared to previous years.
The following real estate graph shows January home sales figures ...
Posted by Joe Manausa on February 20, 2010 in Main