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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Rulnick Realty, Inc.
Emerald Coast of Florida real estate and personal insights.
Getting ready to sell your Emerald Coast of Florida property? Get your free copy of my “Preparing Your House for Sale” booklet.  My advice ranges from light bulb moments (literally) to clutter and major remodeling projects (those may need a personal look).  I can email you or mail you the hard co...
This VA Compromise short sale was recently approved in Crestview, Florida.  If you are a veteran or active duty military stationed at Hurlburt Field, or Eglin Air Force Base, you may very well have a Veterans Association home mortgage loan.  If you are unable to make your mortgage payments and yo...
Real estate sales on the Emerald Coast of Florida have overcome the COVID effect downturn of March and April 2020, and far exceeded the year over year sales figures compared to 2019.  The chart above illustrates the trend of pending sales each month for the areas of Santa Rosa Beach, 30A, Destin,...
Real estate pending sales on the Emerald Coast of Florida in May are returning to the start of March levels, after an early April plummet. Looking at the entire region, including Navarre, Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Santa Rosa Beach, 30-A, Miramar Beach, Freeport, Crestview, Niceville, Freeport an...
The dogs were growling behind the chain link fence, pulling right up to the wire, low and threatening.  They were gathered together, two or three of them, their heads perched over the top, staring at me.  I don’t know what kind of dogs they were, mostly black with light brown splotches, and large...
Day after day, year after year, I have been sitting at my computer, lost in a world of google searches, websites, email checking and other automatic behaviors. Caught in the minutia of the daily routine. Doing the same thing every day. As if by rote, life passing by.After the pandemic hit, things...
Real estate sales on the Emerald Coast of Florida are starting to rebound after an early April 2020 decrease. Looking at the entire region, including Navarre, Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Santa Rosa Beach, Miramar Beach, Freeport, Crestview, Niceville, and DeFuniak Springs, pending sales of real es...
 I was referred to a potential home buyer in Destin, Florida.  He was in the construction business and had just been working in our area for a few months, coming here from another state. I could tell that English was his second language, and I listened carefully.  He told me that he had never bou...
Some mortgage forbearance stories have a good ending. Wells Fargo, for example, is quick to respond and help borrowers who have trouble paying their mortgage due to Covid-19. In fact, they have one of the most comprehensive websites explaining the types of mortgage assistance they offer. Upon req...
You lost your job.  You are a Veteran. You cannot make your mortgage payments. You called your lender and their steely “debt collector” tone and threatening letter would scare anyone.If you experienced loss of income on the Emerald Coast of Florida due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Veteran’s Admini...

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