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Short-term Vacation Rental Lawsuit – $22.7M Bert Harris Claims Prompts Dueling Press Releases

Lawsuit was ignited by Flagler County’s ordinance to control short-term vacation rentals. New ‘unfair taking’ claims by plaintiffs prompted both sides to issue press releases yesterday.


Only 13 of 890 Flagler Single-family Residential Listings are Short Sales – 36 are REO

September 14, 2015 – The health of Flagler County’s housing market is revealed by the accelerating drop in the number of distressed (REO and short sales) home sales. Distressed sales accounted for more than half of Flagler County’s single-family residential home sales (as reported through MLS) for three years running (2009 to 2011). In 2015 year-to-date through August, that percentage has dropped to 22.3%. read full story

July Best Month for Flagler County Home Sales in 9 Years

August 18, 2015 – The total value of single-family Flagler MLS home sales in July exceeded $50M, the highest level since June 2006 and 502% above the January 2008 low. Still, the July total remains 41% below the June 2005 peak. How so? read full story

Don "Toby" Tobin is a licensed real estate professional affiliated with Watson Realty Corp. Toby is a member of the Flagler County Association of Realtors®, the Florida Association of Realtors, Enterprise Flagler, Flagler Home Builders Association, and the National Association of Realtors.

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