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Erick Haffner

Associate Broker
Realty Executives Gulf Coast
3479 Gulf Shores Pkwy Suite B
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Phone: (251) 942-5744
Email: ehaffner@gulftel.com

"Providing a superior level of informed, available and professional real estate services to buyers and sellers in the Orange Beach,Gulf Shores and Perdido Key area. " Call me for the full service, We bring buyers and sellers together".

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You have reached the premier resource for Gulf Shores, Orange Beach, Perdido Key, Baldwin County Alabama and Escambia County Florida Real Estate information. If you are looking for Baldwin County Real Estate, or more specifically Gulf Shores Real Estate and Orange Beach Real Estate, you've come to the right place. I hope you enjoy your visit and explore everything my website has to offer, including current Gulf Shores real estate listings and Orange Beach properties for sale. If you would like more information about Gulf Shores, Orange Beach or Perdido Key real estate and you didn't find the answer on my site, please feel free to contact me at 251-942-5744 and I'll get that information to you quickly!

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Real Estate News

Latest Realty News from NAR

REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey: September 2018 Highlights

The REALTORS® Confidence Index (RCI) survey[1] gathers monthly information from REALTORS® about local real estate market conditions, characteristics of buyers and sellers, and issues affecting homeownership and real estate transactions.[2] This report presents key results about market transactions from September 2018. View and download the full report here.

Market Conditions and Expectations

  • The REALTORS® Buyer Traffic Index registered at 51 (61 in September 2017).[3]
  • The REALTORS® Seller Traffic Index registered at 41 (45 in September 2017).
  • The REALTORS® Confidence Index—SixMonth Outlook Current Conditions registered at 53 for detached single-family, 44 for townhome, and 43 for condominium properties. An index above 50 indicates market conditions are expected to improve.
  • Properties were typically on the market for 32 days (34 days in September 2017).
  • Eighty-one percent of respondents reported that home prices remained constant or rose in September 2018 compared to levels one year ago (85 percent in September 2017).

Characteristics of Buyers and Sellers

  • First-time buyers accounted for 32 percent of sales (29 percent in September 2017).
  • Vacation and investment buyers comprised 13 percent of sales (15 percent in September 2017).
  • Sales of distressed properties (foreclosed or sold as a short sale) accounted for three percent of sales (four percent in September 2017).
  • Cash sales made up 21 percent of sales (20 percent in September 2017).
  • Twenty percent of sellers offered incentives such as providing warranty (9 percent), paying for closing costs (8 percent), undertaking remodeling (3 percent), and providing appliances (1 percent).[4]

Issues Affecting Buyers and Sellers

  • From July–September 2018, 74 percent of contracts settled on time (73 percent in September 2017).
  • Among sales that closed in September 2018, 73 percent had contract contingencies. The most common contingencies pertained to home inspection (55 percent), obtaining financing (42 percent), and getting an acceptable appraisal (42 percent).
  • REALTORS® report “low inventory” and “interest rate” as the major issues affecting transactions in September 2018.

About the RCI Survey

  • The RCI Survey gathers information from REALTORS® about local market conditions based on their client interactions and the characteristics of their most recent sales for the month.
  • The September 2018 survey was sent to 50,000 REALTORS® who were selected from NAR’s 1.3 million members through simple random sampling and to 10,912 respondents in the previous three surveys who provided their email addresses.
  • There were 5,003 respondents to the online survey which ran from October 1-10, 2018. The survey’s overall margin of error at the 95 percent confidence level is one percent. The margins of error for subgroups and sample proportions of below or above 50 percent are larger.
  • NAR weighs the responses by a factor that aligns the sample distribution of responses to the distribution of NAR membership.

The REALTORS® Confidence Index is provided by NAR solely for use as a reference. Resale of any part of this data is prohibited without NAR’s prior written consent. For questions on this report or to purchase the RCI series, please email: Data@realtors.org


[1] Thanks to George Ratiu, Managing Director, Housing and Commercial Research and Gay Cororaton, Research Economist for their data analysis and comments to the RCI Report.

[2] Respondents report on the most recent characteristics of their most recent sale for the month.

[3] An index greater than 50 means more respondents reported conditions as “strong” compared to one year ago than “weak.” An index of 50 indicates a balance of respondents

who viewed conditions as “strong” or “weak.”

[4] The difference in the sum of percentages to the total percentage of sellers who offered incentives is due to rounding.

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"AWARDED TOP PRODUCING SINGLE AGENT VOLUME SOLD COMPANY WIDE IN 2016 WITH REALTY EXECUTIVES GULF COAST! WHILE WITH COLDWELL BANKER SOUTH SHORE REALTY (2002-2009) I WAS AWARDED TOP PRODUCING SINGLE AGENT COMPANY WIDE SEVEN YEARS IN A ROW! WORK ONLY WITH THE BEST!

AWARDS AND ACCOLADES WITH REALTY EXECUTIVES GULF COAST(2010- PRESENT)

  • Awarded Top Producing Single Agent Volume Sold Realty Executives Gulf Coast for 2016
  • Awarded Top Producing Single Agent Realty Executives Gulf Coast for 2014
  • Awarded Top Producing Single Agent Realty Executives Gulf Coast for 2013
  • Chairmans Club (Top 10% Nation Wide) 2013
  • 100% Club 2013
  • Awarded 2nd Highest Producing Single Agent in Number of Transactions Closed Realty Executives Gulf Coast for 2012
  • Executive Club 2012
  • 100% Club 1012
  • Executive Club 2011
  • 100% Club 2011
  • Awarded Top Producing Single Agent Realty Executives Gulf Coast for 2010
  • Executive Club 2010
  • 100% Club 2010

 AWARDS AND ACCOLADES WITH COLDWELL BANKER SOUTH SHORE REALTY (2002- 2009)

  • Awarded Top Producing Agent Coldwell Banker South Shore Realty for 2009
  • Awarded Top Producing Agent Coldwell Banker South Shore Realty for 2008
  • Awarded Top Producing Agent Coldwell Banker South Shore Realty for 2007
  • Awarded Top Producing Agent Coldwell Banker South Shore Realty for 2006
  • Awarded Top Producing Team Coldwell Banker South Shore Realty for 2005
  • Awarded Top Producing Team Coldwell Banker South Shore Realty for 2004
  • Awarded Top Producing Agent Coldwell Banker South Shore Realty for 2003
  • International President's Circle Award for 2003
  • International President's Premiere Award for 2004
  • International President's Elite Award for 2005
  • International President's Elite Award for 2007
  • Premier Office
  • Multi-Million Dollar producer

Realty Executives Gulf Coast Real Estate, Erick Haffner

Erick Haffner: Realty Executives Gulf Coast: Phone: (251) 942-5744: Email Erick
3479 Gulf Shores Pkwy Suite B Gulf Shores, AL 36542
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