John Wieland's Blog Posts

The Number ONE Question Asked About Today's Real Estate Market

Is The Real Estate Market Cooling Off?  The answer is - somewhat. Below is a mixed bag of relevant data to sift through...               Let's start

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Is The Real Estate Market Shifting?

Here are a few headlines last week from CNBC and Realtor.com:  "Epic Housing Shortage May Finally Be Starting To Lift As Surprising Number Of New Listings Hit The Market In June"

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We Are NOT In a Real Estate Bubble

A Real Estate Bubble?  The graph above comes from a 35+ year real estate industry expert and one of the top coaching company's in America, Brian Buffini & Co.  This week he

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Delray Beach Real Estate Market Update | June 23, 2021

Look at how calm the beach is in Delray Beach today... but when you step away from the calming sand, it's a different world.The other world is our real estate market, of course. Yesterday, the May

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Why Living In Delray Beach Is So Much FUN

Delray Beach Pride Streetscape It's June. That means it's Pride month. And, Delray Beach did something that makes living here... fun. A citizen encouraged City Officials to recognize

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Delray Beach Real Estate Market - A Q1 2021 Visual Update

Every Picture Tells A Story The visual above tells THE story about our Delray Beach single family residential market (Condos & Townhomes are excluded). And what a massive difference a

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Downtown Delray Beach - What A Difference 9 Months Makes

Atlantic Avenue Is Thriving (Again) Regular readers may recall my essay last September "36 Retail Spots Sit Vacant In Downtown Delray." In that essay I wrote "... while cruising Atlantic

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This Neighborhood Is Getting A MASSIVE Makeover

Here's What's Happening In Osceola Park The entire neighborhood in under construction. From SE 2nd St to SE 10th St.... from the train tracks to 5th Ave.  If you've never been in

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In Between Seasons

Not Spring. Not Summer. May is a transitional month. 18-wheelers filled with fancy cars head north. High season crowds vanish. Honking cars turn silent. Parking lots open up. Service

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Have You Ever Thought Of Owning Property in Costa Rica?

 Regular readers know I lived in Costa Rica for almost 13 years. My wife and made our first trip in 2003 and we fell in love with its natural beauty. So, we went on a land buying spree. After

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Housing Affordability Remains High

Homes Are Still Affordable My headline may have shocked you... but just look at the chart above. Let me give you some context: Affordability has three ingredients; the price of a home, the

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2021 - A Real Estate Market With Staying Power

Prices Of Almost Everything Are Going UP My eyes have been peeled on the cost of things lately. Since moving to Delray beach in 2015, I've been tracking the cost of food like a hawk 

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WHY The Housing Market Is NOT Going To Crash

Real Estate Will Remain Strong For Longer Than You ThinkThe headlines in today business publications are wrong. Now, more than ever, headlines are warning of the coming real estate crash, how

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What Makes Delray Beach, Beach So Amazing

Want to know what makes Delray Beach, beach, so amazing? A lot of you folks know that I'm from Southern California. Originally, I spent years as a child on Zuma, Leo Carillo, Malibu and Santa

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Why You MUST Think Twice Before Owning This Type Of Business

The consolidation of real estate brokerages is underway. About 69% of real estate brokerages in the U.S. have six agents or less. With major brands like C21, REMAX, Coldwell Banker, Keller

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15 Things You MUST Know When Living in Delray Beach

Every day over 1000 people are relocating or moving to Florida - so the probability you'll end up in a place like here in Delray Beach Florida is good. That’s why I'm sharing with you the

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Proof Why This Real Estate Market Will Stay STRONG For 2021

Today I'm talking about the Palm Beach County general real estate market and oh my what a difference a year makes…The numbers are staggering. Note: If you’re a numbers person, this

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Home Seller Tips - How To Make Your Home POP

In today's home seller tips number three, I'm going to give you three ideas that will help you enjoy your home, increase its value, and help you sell your house fast.It's J. Dub, Mr. Downtown,

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Do I Need A Real Estate Agent?

Do you plan to sell your home or are you buying a home? Either way… Yes, you need a real estate agent. It's not a question of whether you need a real estate agent or not. Yes, you need a

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The 5 Things That Will Help You Sell Your Home FAST in 2020

So you want to know what's going on halfway through 2020 in the Delray Beach real estate market?I'm going to be talking every month about the state of the real estate specifically here in Delray

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Why Coronavirus Will Not Affect Your Local Real Estate Market

Real estate may be slowing down, but a crisis? What crisis?Over the last month and a half we've been going through this coronavirus. Things have changed. All of our lives have pivoted and we've had

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How Coronavirus Is Changing Lives… For The Positive

There’s a lot of personal upside from the damage being done by Coronavirus. While the virus is a terrible thing to hit the world, it’s causing things to change. People are changing.

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Do Not Buy This “Cheap” Real Estate Stock

Right now, some of the most prominent real estate brands in the world are on “fire sale” – including Realogy (RGLY). You’ve probably never heard of Realogy. But over the

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Why NOW Is the Ultimate Seller & Buyer Real Estate Market

Real estate prices are close to historic highs… and the cost to buy has never been so low. In short, right now is a great time to sell high and buy low. Let me explain… 

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A Simple Way to Save $23,761…

If you're looking to save more than $1,500 each year, there's a simple and easy way to do it… Stop buying plastic water bottles. That's what my family did.  Now, we didn't

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Why Buying Property in Florida Is A Long-Term Trend

Florida real estate prices are attracting more buyers than any other state in the U.S. An essay in Business Insider showed the average home price in all 51 states. The least expensive homes,

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Top Things To Do In Delray Beach

A decade ago Delray Beach was a sleeping town. It was ‘off the beaten path’ and folks from Palm Beach, Ft Lauderdale and Miami thought of it as a place where those who couldn’t

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The Worlds Largest Investment Firm Just Changed Its Mission… Why You Should Too

The world's largest asset manager just made a big change… Blackrock manages over $7 trillion in assets. And up until now, its sole focus has been on profit.  But on January 15,

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The Housing Market “Perfect Scenario” is NOW

Right now, the housing market is finding itself in the best position ever. With inventory of home near historic lows, prices continue to go up. This makes sellers happy. And even though

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This Area Of Delray Beach Is Prime For Development

Delray Beach’s West Settlers Historic District (WSHD) is in the crosshairs of development.This area has been nonexistent to “wanna-be” home buyers and investors. No one gave it

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