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REAL ESTATE AND FINANCIAL IMPACT OF HURRICANE IRMA

by: LAURA HAWLEY guest: Chad Jones September 27, 2017
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Host
Laura Hawley – CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company

Co-Host
Chad Jones – CFP®, MBA, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company

Guests
Cannon Kirby – Realtor at S&D Real Estate Services
Jennifer Smith – Realtor at S&D Real Estate Services

In this episode we discuss the influence technology is having on real estate, the new desires of homeowners, the financial impact from Hurricane Irma, and current trends within the real estate market. We will also discuss all things real estate with Cannon Kirby and Jennifer Smith, realtors at S&D Real Estate Services.

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In this episode we cover:

  • Economic compass (1:14)
  • Welcome special guests, Cannon Kirby and Jennifer Smith, realtors at S&D Real Estate Services to discuss the current real estate economy (5:27)
  • The impact Hurricane Irma has on the real estate market (6:53)
  • Current trends in real estate and the impact technology has on real estate (9:04)
  • The new buyer in the real estate market (16:08)
  • Granny Pods and the role they play in real estate (17:21)
  • How to prepare buyers for the home buying process (20:39)
  • Current trends in the Lakeland/Polk County real estate market (22:44)
  • How to prepare sellers for the home selling process (26:34)
  • Market changes within real estate (32:12)

Tweetable Topics:

87% of buyers purchased their home with the assistance of a real estate agent. – Cannon Kirby, realtor at S&D Real Estate Services

Houses are selling at over 100% of the asking price right now. – Cannon Kirby, realtor at S&D Real Estate Services

The real estate market is not slowing down, (now) it’s who is buying. – Jennifer Smith, realtor at S&D Real Estate Services

Technology in the real estate market has been there and an opportunity that people just haven’t been aware of for some time. – Jennifer Smith, realtor at S&D Real Estate Services

All of the stats that you read say Millennials rent and don’t buy (homes). – Cannon Kirby, realtor at S&D Real Estate Services

There is almost a housing shortage. – Cannon Kirby, realtor at S&D Real Estate Services

Connect with:

Laura Hawley – CFP®, Senior Vice President at Allen & Company
Allen & Company – Laura Hawley

Chad Jones – CFP®, MBA, Financial Advisor at Allen & Company
Allen & Company – Chad Jones
LinkedIn – Chad Jones

Cannon Kirby – Realtor at S&D Real Estate Services
S&D Real Estate Services – Cannon Kirby
Facebook – Cannon Kirby

Jennifer Smith – Realtor at S&D Real Estate Services
S&D Real Estate Services – Jennifer Smith

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About LAURA HAWLEY

Laura began her lifelong career at Allen & Company as one of the youngest Financial Advisors in Florida more than 30 years ago.

A CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER, Laura joined Allen & Company in 1983 and now serves as Senior Vice President and Chairperson of the Executive Committee. In addition, she was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2001. Laura played a crucial role in establishing the Viera office and served as Branch Manager until 2015. She holds Series 7, 66 and 24 licenses, as well as her Life, Health and Variable Annuities.

Laura’s holistic approach to financial planning, and her passion...