New study: Panama City Beach best in U.S. for investment rentals

A recent study named Panama City Beach the best place in the U.S for people to invest in vacation rentals. The website Rented.com just published a report on the best U.S markets for people to invest in vacation rentals. Panama...

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Navigating the Condo Purchase

The Development Types per Lending First things first.  Do your homework. You may have a basic understanding of what a condo is.  You own your unit within a larger building or community.  You jointly own the exterior property and common...

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The 150 Best Places to Buy a Vacation Rental Property in 2018

Welcome to Rented.com’s Third Annual Short-Term Rental Income Report With the passage of the new federal tax law by Congress in December 2017 and multiple states debating changes to state tax laws, there are more questions than ever about buying,...

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Panama City Beach City Council talks resort near Bid-a-Wee neighborhood

The Panama City Beach City Council met Thursday to discuss a potential multi-million dollar resort slated for the Bid-a-Wee neighborhood. The project would include condos, single-family cottages, and a two-acre lagoon. Developers were at the meeting. The project would cover both...

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Planning Board OKs plans for resort

The Panama City Beach Planning Board on Monday approved the site development of a full-service family resort to be located at the Chateau Motel. The resort, at 12520 and 12525 Front Beach Road, will include renovations to the Chateau Motel,...

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Officials say real estate is booming in Panama City Beach

According to Panama City Beach Mayor Mike Thomas, property values in the area are on the rise and with that increase, comes new construction. "There's an awful lot of building going on out here. There are a lot of new...

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The Shift and Challenges of Vacation Rentals

The vacation rental management industry has experienced a substantial shift this past year.  For years, it was dependent on VRBO as the primary source of bookings. Gaining placement was easy with the original subscription model.  However, since the implementation of...

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Rising Home Values Can Boost Your Mortgage Refinance

Rising mortgage rates are cutting the flow of mortgage refinances to a trickle. By now, many people who could have benefited from a lower rate have done so. However, if you're thinking about refinancing but are hesitating because of...

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