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Pending home sales [nationwide] jump in October - 11/30/11 03:28 PM
If you follow the market report data that I report, you know that Florida, in particular southwest Florida, has experienced a terrific year for real estate sales with substantially declining inventory. Now, the indicators are starting to spread throughout the nation. First to boom, first to bust, first to recover. I sense a general change in certain trends with many potential buyers, despite the good year, still sitting on the sideline. This is changing. The season rental market for 2012 is all but booked up. People are scrambling to find a property. Those who waited for the last minute in years (0 comments)
If You Think the Housing Market is Asleep, You Haven't Been to Southwest Florida... - 11/24/11 11:00 AM
GL Homes announces is newest development in north Naples - Riverstone. The company's largest development of 850 single-family homes. Under development now with grand opening planned for later January 2012. Seven model homes will be ready with 18 - 20 spec homes over three months. In total 640 acres are being developed just north of the upscale Olde Cypress Golf and Country Club and just to the east of the prestigious Quail West and Quail Creek developments.
Review some details about this newest development If you are still unsure about the housing market in the region continue ready my posts, (0 comments)
A common question asked of every REALTOR, almost always from a potential buyer while shopping for a home. The same question comes from sellers too, but it's asked differently: How much will I net after the sale? There is always a lot of confusion over this especially when the term "cost" is used in the question which should be associated with a one-time out-of-pocket expense. There really shouldn't be any confusion, all the items are clearly outlined on the HUD-1 closing statement, right? Well, that's pretty clear to most people... When someone asks how much are the closing costs what (2 comments)
Getting Ready for a Safe Boating Season - 11/02/11 10:01 AM
Soon, southwest Florida will be filled with our seasonal residents and guests. You could call Florida the boating capital of the world, with more than 900,000 vessels registered it's the highest in the nation. Florida also has the dubious distinction for the highest number of accidents on the water. I'm not a boater, but living in southwest Florida I see and read the local news daily including the continuous stream of reported boating incidents. Many years ago I did earn a private pilot license and I did so with a lot of education and training. With airplanes, this is required and (1 comments)
Paseo Fort Myers Wins Lee BIA Awards - 11/01/11 09:19 AM
Lee BIA - Lee (county) Building Industry Association - presents its Pinnacle Award each year in various categories of residential and commercial building and developments In 2011 Paseo has won Community of the Year in the 101-500 acre category. Stock Development, developer of Paseo, has won the Developer of the Year Award. Addtional awards in Paseo include Product Desgin of the Year for the Ruffino model (one of my favorites!); Product Design of the Year for the Montessa Model; Best Club House Interior and Exterior.
Author Bio: Bob Pisa moved to the Naples area after spending 30 years in the Boston area. He was raised in the metro-NYC area and
graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY) in 1974. His career has been primarily in high-technology
manufacturing and enterprise software for multi-national companies. Bob was also a successful small business entrepreneur and
ultimately sold his start up business after six years of operation to a major corporation. He is the former Vice President for the Grandezza
Master Homeowner's Association (two terms) and former President of the Santa Lucia Homeowner's Association (three terms.) Bob attained
his real estate license in 2005, and is working in commercial and residential real estate. He is a member of Naples Area Board of Realtors®,
NAR, and Florida REALTORS.
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