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May 31, 2017

Cracker Barrel coming to PC

By KATIE LANDECK

News Herald Reporter

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PANAMA CITY — It’s official. Cracker Barrel has filed for a business application to open a location in Panama City.

The highly anticipated restaurant plans to set up shop at 520 E. 23rd St., inside the new Bay City Point development going up ...

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May 8, 2017

Scammers Going Strong

"Received a very alarming call this morning from a girl that was getting ready to send cash to someone for keys for a rental she found on Zillow/Trulia," Heartland Real Estate Agent Dawn Dell posted Tuesday on Facebook. "This is my listing, currently active, and the sellers are not ...

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May 4, 2017

Condo Board Legislation

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – May 2, 2017 – Florida lawmakers passed a bill this week that imposes criminal penalties for some condo board violations.

To become law, the bill, CS/CS/HB 1237, still needs Gov. Scott's signature. If signed, it becomes effective on July 1, 2017.

"This is ...

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May 3, 2017

Closing Roadblocks

CHICAGO – May 2, 2017 – Twenty-three percent of real estate professionals say they faced closing delays for a transaction in March, and 7 percent say the sale contract was terminated altogether, according to the Realtors® Confidence Index, which is based on responses from more than 2,500 Realtors ...

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May 2, 2017

The Market

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month – a great time to promote the benefits of an active lifestyle. Physical Activity Guidelines recommend that adults:
  • Incorporate two hours and 30 minutes of moderate aerobic activity each week (such as walking fast, dancing or swimming)
  • Include muscle strengthening (lifting weights ...
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April 27, 2017

Prices Up - Inventory Down

WASHINGTON (AP) – April 25, 2017 – U.S. home prices rose steadily upward in February as more homebuyers chased fewer available properties, a trend that many analysts say may not be sustainable.

The Standard & Poor's CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index, released Tuesday, increased 5.8 percent ...

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April 5, 2017

Reducing Allergy Agents

Hello Jim,

Reducing allergy agents in indoor environments is an important spring maintenance task:
  • Vacuum with a high-efficiency particulate air (or HEPA) filter to remove up to 99% of indoor airborne particles.
  • Keep windows closed – especially in the morning when plants release the most pollen.
  • Dehumidifier/air purifier combo ...
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Feb. 27, 2017

Quality of life

Millennials are behind one of the industry’s up-and-coming trends: wellness-minded design. This trend is the result of growing demand for healthier living environments.

Wellness-minded spaces do more than promote energy efficiency – they also improve quality of life. Offices are a testing ground for many wellness features. For example, companies are offering open-desk ...
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Feb. 23, 2017

Panama City Beach #5 in Nation

TripAdvisor released a lineup of the top beaches in the country giving Panama City Beach the number five spot on the list. 

"We're known as the world's most beautiful beaches for a reason," said Dan Rowe, Executive Director for the Bay County Tourist Development Council. 

Beaches ...

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Feb. 23, 2017

Sales up/Prices up

ORLANDO, Fla. – Feb. 22, 2017 – Florida's housing market reported more closed sales, higher median prices, increased pending sales and more new listings in January, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 16,779 last month, up 5 ...

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