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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Rulnick Realty, Inc.
Emerald Coast of Florida real estate and personal insights.
I made home-made hand sanitizer. I am not crafty. I am not a geek. I am not mechanical. But I did it!  Unable to find hand sanitizer in stores after multiple attempts and seeing exorbitant prices online, I gave up.  Over the last few years, hand sanitizer was a popular gift from mortgage lenders ...
If you are having trouble paying your mortgage and are facing foreclosure in the Destin, Niceville and Fort Walton Beach areas, relief is available. There is now a moratorium on Florida foreclosures from April 2 through May 17, 2020, per order of Governor Ron DeSantis. Executive order 20-94 state...
Florida’s “Stay-At-Home” order to reduce the spread of COVID-19, limits many Destin, Niceville and Emerald Coast business activities, but allows real estate sales to continue.  Governor Ron DeSantis’ state-wide mandate requires Florida residents to  restrict their “movements and personal interac...
How could the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic affect real estate transactions in Florida?  Could there be delays in closing and inspections?  Possibly. Therefore, Florida Realtors created a new contract addendum which can extend specific deadlines of the transaction.  The COVID-19 addendum says: “T...
 It dawned on me today driving across the Mid-Bay Bridge that I end up in a reverie each time I drive it.  During my morning or evening commute from Bluewater Bay to Destin, I go through a similar mental routine.  First, my eyes gaze at the water of Choctawhatchee Bay. Is it dark and grey, like t...
We all know that it’s best to return a text with a text, a phone call with a call, and an email with an email. Whichever is your customer’s preferred method of communication is the guide. However, when a request is made for the “dreaded” phone call, to what extent will a business go to avoid it?I...
A few days ago I got a phone call from an old client.  He asked me to research a property for sale for him and the adjoining parcel, checking the zoning and sales history.  I did some preliminary investigation and discussed my findings, when he told me he actually had written an offer on this pro...
1250 Shipley Drive, a pool home in Raintree Estates, Niceville, Florida is now offered for sale.Finally, the stunning home on a large corner lot that everyone notices driving by is on the market. Grand spaces offer living options for large families and flowing parties in this elegant Raintree Est...
Did you know that Realtors often advertise their listings to each other? Here on the Emerald Coast of Florida, the most overused and trendy terms for agent-to-agent advertising are: Price improvement (as opposed to price reduction) Easy Show (this term has been used for years – oftentimes the pro...
312 Pin Oak Loop, Driftwood Estates, Santa Rosa Beach Florida is sparkling clean with pristine paint and flooring. This four bedroom home has granite counters, cathedral and trey ceilings, recessed lighting, raised panel doors, brushed nickel hardware and more. The brick elegant exterior is refin...

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