How About this Weather!? It’s Amazing how Subtle Changes in Temperature can Heighten the Senses and Rejuvenate the Spirit – This is the time of year you think “Sweater Weather”-with Shorts!” Here along The Forgotten Coast Beaches! The Air is Cool, Crisp, and Amazingly Fresh!! Funny how Even the Wildlife respond to a little Chill in the Air – The Birds are Soaring in Sync with the Added Wind beneath their Wings, Porpoises are Playfully Rolling for Bait Fish Close to Shore, and Even the Speckled Trout are Biting the Grub Better than Ever! Whether you are One of the Locals or Just Here for a Visit – Get out and Enjoy the Bounty of Nature here Along the Forgotten Coast! And Remember Time Passes Quickly, So Pay Attention, Enlighten your Perspective, and Make some Memories – They last forever!
As for The Real Estate Market here along our stretch of Florida’s Forgotten Coast – It is Holding its Own Again – Maintaining a “Warm” Approach – Despite the added Chill! 7 Homes and 5 Lots – A Total of 12 properties SOLD this past week in our Local Area!!
Apalachicola Scored 2 Sales, St. George Island 3, Cape San Blas 2, Windmark Beach 1, Mexico Beach 3, and Wewahitchka 1. Of these Sales 7 were Foreclosure/Short Sale/REO Bank Owned Properties.
This Adorable Mexico Beach Cottage SOLD for $166,000 – It is only Moments from the White Sandy Shoreline!
“Great Buy” is an Understatement on this Gulf Front Lot on C30-A for $212,000! And the New Owner even got Conventional Financing!
Smart move – With Interest Rates up a little this week, but still very Attractive! The 30 Year Fixed is at 5.125%, 15 Year @ 4.5%, and the 5/1 ARM comes in @ 6.25%. Latest Talk by Economists on the Direction of Rates Today and Predicting the Averages throughout 2010 is that the Numbers will remain between 5.1% and 5.6%. Think they are Right??
Despite the outcome of rates Today or in 2010, One Thing is For Sure – Things are looking Pretty Good here along Florida’s Forgotten Coast! With The Northwest Florida – Panama City International Airport and our own Sacred Heart Hospital on the Gulf both scheduled to open in Spring of Next Year, just Imagine the Subtle Changes in Seasons and In our Landscape that we have in Store! We are now half way through October and Remember, with that Chill Factor in place – This is the Time to check out The Sea Lavenders in Full Bloom amongst the background of the Dreamy Sweet Bay! The Display is a smorgasbord for all the Senses to Enjoy – Leaving never a Dull Moment Spent while Gathering a Fresh Trunk of Treasured Memories!