Maureen Hightower

    Maureen Hightower

    Looking for a real estate pro who listens and always has your back . . . one who brings a lifetime of serving people, involvement in the community and professional organizations, and is committed to constant sharpening of skills through continuing education? Look no further. Maureen decades of service as a speech pathologist coupled with her certification as a Real Estate Negotiation Expert...
    Looking for a real estate pro who listens and always has your back . . . one who brings a lifetime of serving people, involvement in the community and professional organizations, and is committed to constant sharpening of skills through continuing education? Look no further. Maureen decades of service as a speech pathologist coupled with her certification as a Real Estate Negotiation Expert make her your ideal agent. Maureen is active in local leadership in Women Council of Realtors, serving as the 2020 Flagler President. She has earned the respected Performance Network Management Designation which better equips her to market your home, accept and make referrals of buyers and sellers, and collaborate with like-minded REALTORS© to serve customers like you. Maureen is proud and privileged to work with Ray, her husband, as a member of Team Hightower. They have been licensed REALTORS© in Florida since 2014. Palm Coast residents since 2013, the Hightowers fell in love with the area and are passionate about sharing the Florida lifestyle. Tenacity, technical skills, daily market analysis, years of proven experience and collaboration are what drive Team Hightower. The cohesion and balance Ray and Maureen possess, both in business and in their personal life, are instantly evident, complementing one another to deliver unparalleled service. They realize that real estate transactions are important and often stressful for customers, but that the close is a step toward a larger life goal. Using skill plus creativity and empathy with relentless focus on their customers, Maureen and Ray make buying and selling real estate as worry-free and enjoyable as possible so you can get on with what's really important.

    My Experience

    • I am passionate about helping people achieve their goals. Prior to starting my second career as a REALTOR® in 2013, I served as a Speech and Language Pathologist for 35 years. After retiring to to Florida, I experienced a void and just needed to get back into the business of helping people. I take my profession very seriously because I assist people in deciding where and how they will live their lives, raise their families, and make a significant monetary investment. I realize that purchasing or selling a home is a step allowing my customers to get on with their larger goals.

    My Credentials and Memberships

    • Licensed REALTOR®. Real Estate Negotiation Expert, Military Relocation Professional, Florida Military Specialist, Performance Management Expert , Past President (2020) of Women's Council of REALTORS® Flagler County
    • AHWD (At Home With Diversity)

    My Community Involvement

    • Recording Secretary, Shepherd of the Coast Lutheran Church, Palm Coast

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    The State of Real Estate in 2022

    A Return to 'Normal'? The State of Real Estate in 2022  Last year was one for the real estate history books. The pandemic helped usher in a buying frenzy that caused home prices to soar nationwide by a record 19.9% between August 2020 and August 2021.1 However, there were signs in the fourth quarter that the red-hot housing market was beginning to simmer down. In the month of October, only 60.3% of sales involved a bidding war—down from a high of 74.5% in April.2 While this trend ...
    Jan 11, 2022 Real Estate News

    20 Unique Gifts for Every Person on Your List

    by Ray and Maureen Hightower Every year, it seems the holidays sneak up on us—and every year, that brings with it the dreaded last-minute gift panic. Finding a present that hits all the right notes can be surprisingly stressful, even when it comes to people you've known for years.  But have no fear! We've lined up a list of unique gifts for every "type" on your list. And since we work in real estate, they're all centered around home life. From the coffee snob to the sports enthusiast, ...
    Dec 06, 2021 Tips and Advice

    New Build or Existing Home? Which is Best for You?

     Homebuyers today are facing a huge dilemma. There simply aren't enough homes for sale.1 Nationwide, there were 1.27 million active listings in September, down 13% from the previous year. According to the National Association of Realtors, that's about 2.4 months of inventory, which is far less than the six months that is generally needed to strike a healthy balance between supply and demand.2  Given the limited number of available properties, if you're a buyer in today's market, y...
    Nov 01, 2021 Home Buying

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