Area Real Estate News & Market Trends

You’ll find our blog to be a wealth of information, covering everything from local market statistics and home values to community happenings. That’s because we care about the community and want to help you find your place in it. Please reach out if you have any questions at all. We’d love to talk with you!

Feb. 20, 2017

Where Do I Start When Selling My Pensacola Home?

SELLING MY PENSACOLA HOME – WHERE DO I BEGIN?

Pensacola Home For SaleA spruced up Pensacola home makes a great first impression on potential buyers. It can be as simple as cleanliness that will help sell your home faster and for more. When selling your Pensacola home your most important decision and Step One is to hire a Pensacola real estate agent.

STEP ONE: Hire a Professional Pensacola Real Estate Agent

A qualified, competent real estate agent will help you navigate the myriad of decisions that arise when buying and selling a home. An agent provides value to the homeowner in many ways:

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Posted in Home Selling
Feb. 13, 2017

Simple Steps to Pensacola Home Buying Success!

Purchasing Pensacola HomesTHREE STEPS TO ENSURE A PENSACOLA HOME BUYING SUCCESS STORY

Steps to Pensacola home buying can be an emotional, time-consuming, and complex process. There are a few things that you can do to help make the process go as smooth as possible:

1. Check your credit.

Before you apply for a home loan, regardless of your credit, it’s a smart idea to obtain a copy of your credit report from the three major credit bureaus and review the information. If there are errors or things that need to be addressed, it’s easier to address them before you have found a house, than after you have found a house and are trying to close your loan.If you know that there are a few blemishes on your credit, let your lender know what they are, why they are there, and why you are a still good credit risk. Lenders look at your credit to determine how likely you will pay back the loan. If you had extenuating circumstances – like a loss of a job or medical bills – let them know so that they understand that it is not likely to happen again in the future.

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Posted in Home Buying
Feb. 6, 2017

AGENT OF THE MONTH – FEBRUARY 2017

Congratulations to… Sean Kramer!Pensacola Real Estate Agents

Sean comes to Gulf Coast Home Experts as a Realtor, property management professional, rehab specialist and investor. As a former US Navy Aviator and NFO, Sean is a Realtor who holds the national “Military Relocation Professional (MRP)” designation as well as the state “Florida Military Specialist (FMS)” designation. Sean knows the life of a military family in transition and works to find the best solution for housing in the Pensacola area.

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Jan. 30, 2017

Finance Your Pensacola Investment Property!

FINANCE YOUR PENSACOLA INVESTMENT PROPERTY.

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Looking for a Pensacola investment property can be a lot of fun.  It is a 

 

pleasure to go into a property just dreaming of the profits it could bring.  But before you start seriously looking you need to have your financing plan lined up.

If you are planning on financing a rental for the long term it is best to start by contacting a mortgage broker who works with many different lenders.

Find a mortgage broker who specializes in getting loans for investors who will finance your Pensacola investment property.

If you are working with a real estate agent, ask them for a referral.  You can also look for investment clubs in your area that are filled with professionals who can help you find the financing you require. Call Dr. Cynthia Tant 850-393-5134 for additional information.

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Jan. 23, 2017

Pensacola Real Estate Investment Mistakes!

SO YOU’VE DECIDED TO INVEST IN PENSACOLA REAL ESTATE?buying home in Pensacola

A thriving real estate investor solves other people’s problems. The more knowledge, ability, experience, contacts, and resources you have, the more solutions you can begin to offer people in solving their 

You will be ahead of the pack if you can get people calling or coming to you with their specific problem first. That means you have to advertise the fact that you are in a position to help while being fair, trustworthy, and accurate in making quick decisions before the competition tries to persuade these people 

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Jan. 16, 2017

Invest in Pensacola Real Estate!

SHOULD YOU  INVEST IN PENSACOLA REAL ESTATE FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME?Buying Home in Pensacola

Investing in Pensacola real estate on a full-time basis offers several advantages over a part-time commitment. Being successful requires you to develop knowledge in many aspects of real estate, and more time focused on real estate leads to greater knowledge.

The more you learn, the more you earn, since you do not need to rely on as many professional services or partners for help. You also learn to recognize a deal (or a dud) faster, which gives you more time to do more business or spend with your family.

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Jan. 9, 2017

Need Help Selling Your Pensacola Home?

WANT HELP SELLING YOUR PENSACOLA HOME?Sell Your Home Pensacola

What is the best thing you can do during showings of your Pensacola home?

Make yourself scarce. Plan to be out of your Pensacola home. Secure any pets, make sure the home is clean, and turn on the lights. Make your home inviting to visit, you only have the first impression, once!

Ever shopped in a store where the employees clearly work on commission and almost seem to lurk in the background, watching your every move, while you shop? This scenario doesn’t really put you in the buying mood, does it?

It can be uncomfortable exploring a home when you also feel like you’re being watched. Making buyers feel comfortable when looking for a Pensacola home is absolutely essential.

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Posted in Neighborhood
Jan. 2, 2017

AGENT OF THE MONTH – JANUARY 2017

GCHE welcomes our newest Realtor to the family… Kathi Allen!Pensacola Real Estate Agent

Kathi is a newly licensed real estate agent in Pensacola, FL. As a military spouse of almost 30 years, she understands the challenges involved in relocating. After living all of her life in Florida, she relocated with her family in 1996 to Cape Cod, MA, where she spent almost 20 years. She is thrilled to be back in sunny Florida and would love to help you find your dream home.