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The buyer's market continues to bring out great deals. Bonita Bay group, developer of Twin Eagles, is offering incentives to new home buyers. The incentives are limited time and limited quantity. Developer-paid Master HOA fees and a Complimentary, non-refundable, lifetime Membership at The Club a...
This is hot off the press from Florida Association of REALTORS - FAR. Here is the opening paragraph just sent out by FAR... ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 24, 2008 - For the first time in almost three years, Florida's existing home sales rose in September, noting a 24 percent increase in activity in the yea...
This past summer I had a client call me from out of state that was interested in purchasing a Florida property but insisted it be a good buy. We scoured short sales and made several offers sight-unseen. This was the first experience for me doing this. In the end, he was successful and we bought a...
What was said? Paraphrased - ''s a good time to buy a home...some people have realized that prices have come down...'   Of course the piece was presented with the caveat 'if you can afford to buy one'. Well, clearly that's the case. The media has been hammering day-in and day-out about the m...
A few posts back I wrote this: If you are in the position of selling your home you must evaluate your situation. If you just want to sell but don't need to sell you should be resigned to the fact that your home will sell but for less than you thought, maybe even much less than you thought. Depend...
Based the closed sale data from 1/1/2008 through 9/30/2008 for single-family and detached-villas homes as recorded in Sunshine MLS for Realtor assisted sales. Community Numberof Sales SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS 46 BONITA BAY 45 STONEYBROOK 33 PELICAN LANDING 29 PALMIRA GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB 27 SPA...
Based the closed sale data from 1/1/2008 through 9/30/2008 for single-family and detached-villas homes recorded in Sunshine MLS for Realtor assissted sales excluding Golden Gate City and Golden Gates Estates. Community Numberof Sales LELY RESORT (Total/Ole) 63 / 11 NAPLES PARK 63 PELICAN BAY 32 I...
It's the 1st of the month (or maybe a bit beyond) and I have posted on a reports that shows the charts for 12-month running average selling prices and unit volume sales. The data is broken down by area - Naples and Bonita Springs / Estero Florida. It is also broken down by single-...
...and, Cash is King. One man's view. I was giving this some thought while driving to the office today. How does the current state of our economic affairs affect the real estate market and those in the market? I define "those in the market" as people who earn their living providing professional r...
The Mercato is coming along quite nicely. First The Capital Grille opened, Whole Foods just weeks ago, and now McCormick & Schmick's will open in a few weeks. As for the residences at The Strada, there are two buildings with 80 residences in total. About 30% are sold with the first closings and o...

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