Monthly Real Estate News & Local Updates
Welcome our newest Realtor, Chris Workman!

Chris is a real estate agent who is passionate about helping home-buyers find the perfect property. With his extensive background in both sales and horse training, he specializes in equestrian properties, horse farms, and agriculture real estate. His family has lived in Florida for 20 years, and he has resided in Marion County since 2002. Chris’ entire life has been spent around horses, and showing horses remains one of his favorite hobbies; he also spends his downtime travelling, volunteering, and serving his church. He especially loves spending time at the beach and on the water, and has an affinity for Florida’s beautiful landscapes.

Local Market Trends
May Sales
612 closed sales, an increase of 11.9% from previous year.
720 pending sales, increase of 12.5% year over year.
Average sale price $159,561, a decrease of -0.7%
A decrease of -10.0% of active listingsfrom 3,180 to 2,863 from the previous May 2015
Months’ supply of inventory was 5.5, down -11.3% year over
year from previous May 2015
The May report is available from the Ocala Marion County Association of Realtors (OMCAR) report.
Please email our office for the report.
The Power of Instagram
 
We’re On Instagram! 
 
Our marketing team is always looking for new ways to promote our properties and homes for sale, and to attract buyers. That’s why we’re now on Instagram! More people than ever are turning to the Internet to find homes in their area, and social media has become an invaluable real estate marketing tool. As a primarily visual medium, Instagram is perfect for marketing Ocala-area homes and properties. Our Instagram posts are seen not only by Instagram users, but are also cross-posted to our other social media accounts like Facebook and Twitter for as much visibility for your home or property as possible. When you list with us, you get the best in social media marketing. Check us out!
Staging Your Home to Sell
7 Quick Tips to Staging Your Home

You know your home is gorgeous, but the everyday grind of living can obscure some of its most attractive features. This is why, in addition to being meticulously cleaned, a home must be staged before attempting to sell it on the market. Staging your home to make it attractive to potential buyers brings out the best in every room, nook, and cranny.

 Here are our tips for making your home look perfect!
Featured Property
Woodland Estates

$725,000 | MLS 

502796
Live your waterfront dreams in this beautiful estate on Crystal River Florida. Custom three story octagon home has been updated from the kitchen to the bathrooms. The home was built with entertaining in mind from the open floor plan to the covered patios offering an amazing view of the water. Prepare meals in the gourmet kitchen or bar-be-cue by the pool. After a day on the water retire to the third floor master retreat with spa bath. Floating boat dock and extra garage for your water toys complete this magnificent estate. Listed by Valerie Dailey.
Showcase Properties of Central FL | 352.351.4718 | ShowcaseOcala.com
5780 SW 20th Street, Ocala FL 34474

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