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Tue Oct 24, 2017
Susie Kay answered:
Sat May 6, 2017
Carpenter asked:
We will be paying cash but ,but there will be a laps between houses and cleaning/storage.
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Mon May 16, 2016
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Tue Mar 15, 2016
Steven Daboub answered:
First claim your home on Zillow and list it for sale by owner under "More". Trulia will update a week later
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Tue Mar 15, 2016
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Tue Sep 1, 2015
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Tue Jul 21, 2015
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Sat Mar 21, 2015
scarlettt answered:
The best part is the time of year when all you spoiled rotten Spring Breakers go home and we have finally gotten all your litter cleaned up!!!
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Sat Oct 18, 2014
dennis madden answered:
They will all tell you they have done it, they can do it and they are experts. . . don't believe it! They can blow your chance.
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Fri Jul 18, 2014
Todd Weber answered:
Ability to close quickly and no finance hassle. All cash can get you a great deal on a property that otherwise cant be financed.
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Fri Jul 18, 2014
Todd Weber answered:
Greg, My go to guy is name Ron Dowgul. He has helped me on many projects in that area and he leads his construction crews with his engineering background. His number is 850-814-6152 and just let him know I gave you his number. He is a great guy to work with. ... more
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Todd Weber answered:
The number one thing to look for in a vacation rental in our area is a view of the ocean of course. Even the least luxurious home will rent well if it has this one amenity and is priced right.

Not all great rental properties have this luxury but they usually do have close easy access to the beach. Providing a golf cart for your guests will help offset this inconvenience. Also supplying quality beach chairs and umbrellas in an unused closet will keep gusts happy and coming back. Building return business is your number one goal.

A good rental property pays for itself. A great rental property puts money in your pocket at the end of the year. All HOA fees and associated costs play a factor so be aware and do your math.

Pricing your rental property properly according to season is crucial. Too high and you wont get enough leads.

Please contact me if you need help analyzing any rental property in our area.
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Sun Jul 21, 2013
Christopher Arnold answered:
General house pricing in Panama City is likely to stay in the same range for quite some time. The area economy in general has not come back. Without that there is no motivating factor to push pricing higher. Vacation properties on the other hand are a much different story. You can see detailed Panama City Beach real estate market updates here.
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Sun Jul 21, 2013
Christopher Arnold answered:
Most three bedroom two bath homes in the Panama City Beach area run about 170-300k. The general answer is that insurance will run you about $1000-1200 for the year. You can quickly qualify an insurance agent by getting them to give you a general quote. Experienced agents have a good idea of what insurance will run if you tell them the square footage you are looking for. ... more
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Thu Feb 28, 2013
Jason Stephens answered:
How big of a house are you going to build? The average cost per sqft to build in Seacrest Beach at the moment is $145 per sqft. It will be cheaper to build than buy an existing home unless you get a deal on a short sale. Not many of those left. If your lot was by the pool or adjacent to 30a then you stand to make good money when you sell it. If your lot is closer to the back of Seacrest Beach you will still make a little money buy building. I wrote an article that breaks down the prices of the lots and houses in the different areas of Seacrest Beach. This may be helpful. ... more
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Wed Feb 27, 2013
Christopher Arnold answered:
A new short sale at Emerald Isle just came on the market at 239k. It is unit 1207.
As for the values on condos on the west end of Panama City Beach, you may want to read my last market update.

It also has graphs showing pricing.
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Wed Feb 27, 2013
Christopher Arnold answered:
I am not sure which condo you are referring to. If you can specify the name I can give you a clear answer.
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Wed Feb 27, 2013
Christopher Arnold answered:
Calypso’s onsite rental company is Sterling Resorts. They do a good job. They may or may not be the best choice for you depending on what your goals are.
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