Sam Portman

Panama City Beach Condo Market Update

August 27, 2010 • 10 comments

Your friends at www.condosaletrends.com have been searching for a little good news in the Panama City Beach Condo market.  The beaches look great.  Pier Park looks great. The new airport […]

by Sam Portman

2009 Year End Real Estate Market Summary and Analysis

January 7, 2010 • 7 comments

An interesting thing about a prolonged down market, after three years everybody gets bored.  Real estate agents have quit trying to convince the public that the bottom has been reached […]

by Sam Portman

Foreclosures and Short Sales are Major Restraints for Price Stability

November 16, 2009 • 0 comments

The sale statistics from the 70 buildings in the www.condosaletrends.com database indicate some encouraging news for the Panama City Beach condo market.  The number of sales from July through October […]

by Sam Portman

August 2009 Panama City Beach Condo Market Update

September 17, 2009 • 8 comments

During the last 12 months we have seen a meltdown of the financial markets, the stock market tanked, and the housing market continued a steep decline.  The Feds invested a […]

by Sam Portman

New FNMA Condo Guidelines Chilling to Panama City Beach

January 14, 2009 • 12 comments

FNMA released new condo eligibility guidelines for mortgages acceptable to be purchased by FNMA in Announcement 08-34.  These new guidelines are directed specifically toward condominiums located in Florida.  The guidelines […]

by Sam Portman

2008 Panama City Beach Condo Market Analysis

January 12, 2009 • 1 comment

2008 was a turbulent year for the local real estate market and 2009 doesn’t look much better.  The Panama City Beach, Florida condo market continues to trend downward.  New sale […]

by Sam Portman

Condo Market after Ocean Reef Condo Auction

October 29, 2008 • 3 comments

The Ocean Reef auction on October 18, 2008 concluded with a reported 35 sales.  Sounds good but they still have over 140 unsold units in their inventory.  The 2BR/2Ba units […]

by Sam Portman

Condo Re-Sales Plummet

September 18, 2008 • 1 comment

Here at www.condosaletrends.com, our only job is to take the data and present the trends so market participants can make informed investment decisions.  So, no cheerleading, no anecdotal evidence.  The […]

by Sam Portman

Panama City Beach Condo Market Analysis After The Palazzo Auction

August 11, 2008 • 40 comments

The Palazzo condo building had a successful auction Saturday, August 2, 2008, with around 50 units selling. Some have heralded the event as an indication that the bottom of the […]

by Sam Portman

June 2008 Condo Market Anaysis from Condosaletrends.com

June 9, 2008 • 0 comments

June 2008 Panama City Beach Condo Market Update From Condosaletrends.com We recently updated our Panama City Beach condo sales data through the end of May 2008. The graph below illustrates […]

by Sam Portman