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Condo Ownership….What does that mean?

by kddoggett on November 5, 2014

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The Alabama Gulf Coast Real Estate market report for January 2014, (which includes the areas of Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Fort Morgan, and Perdido Key as well as Foley for our purposes) has been improving month over month since the Gulf Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill nearly 4 years ago (April 20, 2010).  While the market [...]

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It’s that time again! Another year has passed and we can take all of the Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Fort Morgan Perdido Key and Foley real estate data that we have gathered over the last year and years previous to get an idea of how our Alabama Gulf Coast Real Estate Market has performed over [...]

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     The little beach along the Alabama Gulf Coast in Gulf Shores has been hurled into the public spotlight since the inception of the The Hangout Music Festival 4 years ago.  The fest has grown in popularity by leaps and bounds in a few short years and is being publicized by media giants such as [...]

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The Alabama Gulf Coast Real Estate Market remains strong.  With May 2013 putting on quite a show, June at first glance would seem to have taken a dive.  However when a comparison to 2012 is studied, 2013 is still outperforming. This month I have eliminated the distressed #’s from the Pleasure Island report as they [...]

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April 2013 mirrored the month prior with inventory and sales remaining steady.  Distressed inventory continues to decrease suggesting before long they will be few and far between. Turquoise Place condos continue to sell at a steady rate, another disappearing piece of the Alabama Gulf Coast inventory.  Only a few remain which means only a few [...]

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  Turquoise Place Condominiums in Orange Beach are the most prestigious and beautifully appointed luxury condos on Alabama Gulf Coast.  It’s no surprise that these units have been “flying off of the shelves” since the $200,000 buyer credit was added to the purchasing equation. Over 100 units were sold in 2012 which drastically depleated the [...]

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Watch out 2011- Here comes 2012! The rebound that the Alabama Gulf Coast has witnessed since the Gulf Horizon Oil Spill has been tremendous. With two record breaking revenue years in a row, one can wonder if the sky is the limit for 2013 as well?! According to the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Convention [...]

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This year marks the 28th year that Songwriters flood into the Gulf Coast to share their musings. Most of the names are unrecognized, but the songs are familiar. The faces that we are used to singing these songs are not the likely hands behind the jotted down scribbles that some of these award winning (even [...]

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FHA temporarily eases up on condo requirements

by kddoggett on September 20, 2012

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If you are a Realtor you probably know the frustration of being declined a FHA mortgage on a condominium.  As a buyer, you may also know this frustration.   Since it’s not only the buyer that is facing the approval; but also the condo association/project – there are usually more variables to consider or decline. Under [...]

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