port orange: FL Population Declines by 58,000 People - 10/20/09 08:52 AM
Since World War II Florida population has seen year-over-year growth and with some years rapid growth.  During the real estate boom Florida had an influx of 1,000 people per day. However, a report come out today annoucing that Florida population has actually shrunk by 58,000 people over the past 12 months, in other words, we are loosing 158 people per day.  This affects not just real estate but every facit of our ecomony.  Job losses is a major contributor to this, but also public policy has been sited a factor as well.
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port orange: Daytona Beach, FL Multiple Listing Service - March 16th - 03/16/09 08:08 AM
Daytona Multiple Listing Service (MLS) inventory level for Residential properties remained flat between week ending March 7th to March 16th. This morning Daytona Beach MLS reports to have 5,628 residential real estate listings. This is up 2 properties from 10 days ago. So Far in March 2009 there have been 81 single family home sales and 106 total residential properties sold (which includes single family homes, condos, town homes and mobil ). Daytona Beach Recently Sold Homes Daytona Beach Recently Sold Homes Daytona Beach Homes For Sale Daytona Beach Homes For Sale Daytona Beach Recently Sold Homes … (0 comments)

port orange: Daytona Beach MLS - Chris Johnson - March 6th, 2009 - 03/06/09 06:00 PM
Daytona Multiple Listing Service (MLS) inventory level for Residential properties dipped between week ending Feb 28th to March 6th.  Tonight Daytona Beach MLS has 5,627 residential real estate listings.  This is down 99 properties from last Friday.
In February there were 178 single family home sales in the Daytona MLS.   There were a total of 249 residential properties sold in Daytona Beach MLS. 
So Far in March 2009 there have been 42 single family home sales and 55 residential properties sold (which includes single family homes.
If we keep this pace of roughly 249 sales a month we have roughly 23 months of inventory.
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port orange: Must See Video: Jonathan Jarvis’ The Crisis of Credit Visualized - 03/04/09 07:55 AM
Thanks to by buy LT...I've got a better understanding of why we are in the mess we are in after watching this Must See Video..
The Crisis of Credit Visualized from Jonathan Jarvis on Vimeo. For other information, please visit my blog at http://christhepro.blogspot.com/
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port orange: The Real Estate Book...Chris Johnson, REALTOR - 03/02/09 09:58 AM
I just thought I would share with all you other agents out there wondering where to market your listings! I have been marketing my listings in The Real Estate Book for only one month and I've generated roughly 5 leads.  I think this is a great magazine to advertise with and if it is available in your region then strongly consider marketing whith The Real Estate Book!
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port orange: FDIC Already Liquidates The Assets of 13 Charter Banks in 2009 - Chris Johnson - Daytona Beach REALTOR - 02/15/09 12:06 PM
The FDIC has already liquidated / closed 13 of its chartered bank so far in 2009.  Billionaire Wilbur Ross expects 1,000 FDIC Charter Banks to fail as the US economy continues to deteriorate.  This only leads me to believe there's huge opportunity in the housing and financial markets as long as you play your cards right.
I am currently working with one large capital investment group looking to liquidate Florida bank notes and REO's from $.07 to $.80 on the dollar.  The see my website at http://www.christhepro.com/625536.html for more information.
 All the thanks to MG (you know who you are)!
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port orange: Its Been 20 Years for Japan...How long will it take us? - 02/15/09 11:23 AM
It has come to my attention through a very knowledgeable source M.G. (you know who you are) that the actions the US is taking through propping up banks and correcting credit issues may only cause further demise to our financial system.In 1989, Tokyo Japan hit an all time high real estate boom with properties reaching as high as $93,000/SF in the Ginza Financial district. Over a gradual 15 year period prices of these financial district properties reached a low of 1% of its all time high and residential properties followed by reaching lows of 10% of there highs of 1989.From 1989 … (7 comments)

port orange: An examination of how the economic stimulus plan will affect Americans. - 02/14/09 08:41 PM
An examination of how the economic stimulus plan will affect Americans.___Taxes:The recovery package has tax breaks for families that send a child to college, purchase a new car, buy a first home or make the ones they own more energy efficient.
Millions of workers can expect to see about $13 extra in their weekly paychecks, starting around June, from a new $400 tax credit to be doled out through the rest of the year. Couples would get up to $800. In 2010, the credit would be about $7.70 a week, if it is spread over the entire year.
The $1,000 child … (0 comments)

port orange: Google Analytics For www.ChrisThePro.com - Daytona Real Estate - MLS - 02/13/09 07:35 AM
I just started using Google analytics to monitor traffic data to my daytona beach real estate websites: www.ChrisThePro.com, www.VolusiaHomeHunter.com, www.OrmondHomeHunter.com, http://www.portorangehomehunter.com/, www.DaytonaHomeHunter.com and http://www.386foreclosures.com/. This is a very powerful website tool, easy to use and it's FREE. The world of technology has changed the face of real estate in Daytona Beach, real estate in Port Orange, real estate in Ormond Beach, real estate in Palm Coast, the state of Florida and all over the world.My Name is Chris Johnson and I'm a REALTOR serving the Daytona Beach, Port Orange, Ormond Beach and Palm Coast areas. If I can do it...so can … (3 comments)

port orange: What is REO? How Can I Buy REO's - 02/12/09 08:54 AM
An REO (Real Estate Owned) is the term used in the banking world to describe a property that goes back to the mortgage company after an unsuccessful foreclosure auction. This is common because most of the properties up for sale at these auctions are worth less than the total amount owed to the bank. The minimum bid in most foreclosure auctions equals the outstanding loan amount, the accrued interest and any costs associated with the foreclosure sale including attorneys' fees. After an unsuccessful auction, the bank will go through the process of trying to sell the property on its own. It … (0 comments)

port orange: Ten Steps To Remember When Buying Bank Notes - 02/12/09 08:51 AM
1. Verify the outstanding balance due on the note and the actual repayment terms of the note. I cannot stress enough that you MUST review the actual documents that were executed!2. Verify with the seller of the note (the Assignor) the interest paid through date (or last paid date)3. Verify the next payment due date.4. Ascertain that the mortgage (or trust deed) is an insurable FIRST lien position loan (assuming you are buying a 1st lien). This is where a review of the existing mortgagee/lenders title insurance policy comes into play. Such a loan title insurance policy was probably issued when … (1 comments)

port orange: Bank of America REO's -- Florida REO's -- Chris Johnson REALTOR - 02/12/09 08:44 AM
It has come to my attention that Bank of America has 320 REO properties in the State of Florida. Bank of America is quickly becoming "Bank of Opportunity". I have access to serveral REO properties as well as Bank Notes that are for sale from various instituions. Investors interested in deeply discounted properties, please contact me for more details. This is for Pro Investors Only! FLREOProperties.com
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port orange: Florida insurance commissioner seeks federal help - 02/11/09 12:11 PM
I found this article and I believe it is important for all Floridians to see.  I was not able to copy the article due to copywrite laws, but I was able to provide a link...see below
http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20090210/BREAKING/902100238/2055/NEWS?Title=Florida_insurance_commissioner_seeks_federal_help
 
Aslo, visit me online at any of the following websites:
www.ChrisThePro.com
www.VolusiaHomeHunter.com
www.OrmondHomeHutner.com
www.PortOrangeHomeHunter.com
www.386Foreclosures.com
 
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port orange: www.ChrisThePro.com - 02/10/09 08:47 PM
I have created an powerful Real Estate website which can be found at www.ChrisThePro.com. Please visit me online or e-mail me at sales@christhepro.com.From free access to search almost all Daytona Beach area homes to the ability to fill out My Dream Home Finder Form, everything I can possibly provide will be at your service. In addition, once we've narrowed down what you are looking for, we can begin the home showing process so you can get a closer look at the homes that should be a good fit. I help negotiate the best possible deal for my clients with each and … (0 comments)

 

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