John's Florida Real Estate Blog

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Real Estate Agent - CENTURY 21 Bill Nye Realty, Inc.
Real estate news, opinion, and listings from Zephyrhills, Pasco County, Florida and the west central region of Florida in general. Licensed in Florida.

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2008 

The 2008 Hurricane season begins today, June 1st. Are you prepared? Recent reports on television say that less than half of the population of Florida and other states have done anything to prepare themselves and their properties for a strong storm. And this year they are predicting that we will h...
05/30/2008
Sometimes buyers are confused when it comes to providing checks at various stages of the home buying process. The first check that usually is needed is one for the escrow deposit when the offer to buy a home is made. Sometimes this is called "good faith money". It is held by the title company, th...
05/30/2008
Today 5/29/08 Freddie Mac reported that after several weeks of downward movement of mortgage interest rates and with the average rates below 6% last week, mortgage interest rates for both 30 and 15 year fixed-rate loans have moved upward once again. Nationally the average mortgage interest rate f...
05/29/2008
An interesting thing happened yesterday that could have prevented a buyer from getting financing for the home he was buying. The appraiser came to set a value on the home. No problem there, it came in at just the amount that the seller and buyer had agreed to. However, the appraiser noted that a ...
05/22/2008
Today 5/22/08 Freddie Mac reported that the average mortgage interest rates for 30 and 15 year fixed-rate loans have again moved lower for 30 year and 15 year loans, with the average rate for 30 year fixed-rate loans again below the 6% mark. Nationally the average mortgage interest rate for 30 ye...
05/22/2008
Today 5/15/08 Freddie Mac reported that the average mortgage interest rates for 30 and 15 year fixed-rate loans have moved a bit lower for 30 year notes and remained unchanged for 15 year loans. Nationally the average mortgage interest rate for 30 year fixed-rate mortgages was 6.01% (5.97% in the...
05/15/2008
The Florida Association of REALTORs (FAR) had the National Association of REALTORs (NAR) prepare an annual report that reveals the characteristics of home buyers and sellers in the State of Florida for 2007. It is somewhat interesting to see who was buying homes, what types of homes they were bu...
05/11/2008
This clean and neat double-wide mobile home is located in the Zephyr Shores subdivision, just to the west of Zephyrhills, Florida. Whether you are looking for a year round home or a place to escape the cold winter winds, this home might be just what you are searching for. It is being sold furnish...
05/10/2008
THIS PROPERTY HAS NOW BEEN SOLD. BUT DO CALL ME ABOUT SIMILAR HOMES THAT ARE AVAILABLE IN SOUTH HILL AND THE SURROUNDING AREAS!  The owner of this home in the South Hill Mobile Home Park just to the west of Zephyrhills, Florida has reduced its price by $17,000! It has two bedrooms, two baths, and...
05/10/2008
Today 5/8/08 Freddie Mac reported that the average mortgage interest rates for 30 and 15 year fixed-rate loans have moved VERY slightly, one up and one down. Nationally the average mortgage interest rate for 30 year fixed-rate mortgages was 6.05% (6.04% in the southeast), down from 6.06% a week a...
05/08/2008
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