We are pleased to welcome yet another experienced professional in Ethel Henry! Ethel joins our real estate team with many years of experience in accounting and real estate sales.
“Ethel’s uniquely diverse financial and sales experience, and her commitment to customer service, make her a valuable asset to buyers and sellers,” said Davidson Realty President Sherry Davidson. (more…)
“If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under.” Ronald Reagan
I couldn’t resist a little Ronald Reagan with the 4th of July coming up so soon. I wish you a wonderful holiday.
The May numbers from the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors continue to indicate a healthy real estate market in our area. The pending sales of 2,765 are up 6.5% over the previous May and 5.5% year to date. There were 2,393 closings in May which is down 1% from last May, but year to date closings are up 5.1%. (more…)
In the age of DIY, we have become accustomed to efficiently managing nearly every aspect of our lives on our own. But more and more Americans are finding that selling their own home is not one of them. In fact, FSBO (For Sale By Owner) homes accounted for just 8% of home sales in 2015, down from 10 years ago when 13% of homes were FSBO (source: National Association of Realtors).
“Sellers are realizing the drawbacks outweigh the advantages when they list a FSBO,” said Davidson Realty President Sherry Davidson. “In general, we are seeing FSBO homes stay on the market longer and end up selling for less than homes sold with the assistance of an agent who knows the market, appropriate pricing and property marketing techniques.” (more…)
Davidson Realty will host an event on Thursday, June 23 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at our World Golf Village office to help real estate agents understand TRID, also known as the TILA-RESPA (Truth In Lending Act-Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act) Integrated Disclosure rule.
The event will be led by Troy Silhan with Bank of England Mortgage and William Li, Esq. with Landmark Title. (more…)