From The Voice Of Real Estate….Jolie Powell

GREAT NEWS….FIRST HALF OF 2012 LONG ISLAND HOUSING FIGURES SIGNALS RECOVERY!

YES, THE LOCAL REAL ESTATE MARKET HAS REBOUNDED, AS STATISTICS FOR THE FIRST HALF OF 2012 SHOWS A SIGNIFICANT RISE IN CONTRACTED SALES ACTIVITY FOR ALL LONG ISLAND.

RECORD HIGH HOUSING AFFORDABILITY CONDITIONS, WHICH TAKES INTO ACCOUNT THE LOW MORTGAGE RATES AND VERY AFFORDABLE HOME PRICES, HAS CONTRIBUTED TO UNLEASHING THE PHANTOM PENT UP DEMAND OF BUYERS WHO HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR THE RIGHT OPPORTUNITY TO BUY.

THE LATEST HOUSING REPORTS RELEASED BY THE MULTIPLE LISTING SERVICE OF LONG ISLAND SHOWED THAT FOR THE PAST EIGHT MONTHS, BEGINNING WITH NOVEMBER 2011, THE NUMBER OF CONTRACTED SALES TRANSACTIONS HAVE EXCEEDED THE YEAR PRIOR.  IN FIVE OF THOSE MONTHS THE INCREASE OF PERCENTAGE YEAR OVER YEAR HAS BEEN IN THE DOUBLE DIGITS.

IN MAY 2012, THE MLSLI REPORTED OVER 3,000 CONTRACTED SALES TRANSACTIONS WHICH WAS THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF PENDING TRANSACTIONS IN A GIVEN MONTH IN OVER TWO YEARS!!

THIS IS A VERY GOOD SIGN THAT THE MARKET IS IMPROVING!  WE ARE ON THE MEND!

I AM SO PROUD TO BE IN MY PROFESSION….I CAN’T BEGIN TO TELL YOU THE SATISFACTION I GET WHEN I HELP A HOMEOWNER MOVE ON TO A NEW HOME OR THE EYES OF A BUYER RECEIVING KEYS AT CLOSING.  WHAT A RUSH!!

I BELIEVE MY SERVICE IS INVALUABLE TO THE PUBLIC AND TO THE AMERICAN ECONOMY, AND FOR THE TRUE REALTOR, IT ISN’T JUST ABOUT RECEIVING A CHECK….IT IS ALSO ABOUT BUILDING FUTURE RELATIONSHIPS IN MY COMMUNITY WHERE I LIVE, WORK AND PLAY!

I AM VERY PROUD THAT PEOPLE KNOW ME AS SOMEONE WHO HELPS PEOPLE ACHIEVE THEIR DREAMS, AND THAT I SUPPORT MY COMMUNITY!!

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About The Author

Jolie Powell

Jolie Powell has been a distinguised leader in the Real Estate industry since 1987. Prior to entering the world of Real Estate, she worked as a TV producer for the Advertising Agency, Dancer Fitzgerald Sample in NYC. Jolie's expertise in counseling buyers and sellers brings people together from Long Island, and indeed, Globally! Having lived abroad and traveled extensively, Jolie has an excellent understanding of many cultures. As a Cuban-born American, she is fluent in Spanish and communicates well with international clients relocating to the North Shore of Long Island. Jolie is proud of the high level of trust she and her clients have established and looks forward to continue building exceptional client/broker relationships.

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