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Pelican Landing - Bonita Springs, Florida 34134 - 02/26/07 08:00 PM
Pelican Landing is a masterfully planned on 2,365 acres of land in Bonita Springs, Florida. It is bordered on the south by Spring Creek, which the State of Florida designated an "Outstanding Florida Water," and on the west by Estero Bay, an aquatic preserve leading to the Gulf of Mexico. The northern boundary is Coconut Road. The Pelican Landing is located west of US 41 in Bonita Springs, Florida. Bonita Springs is south of the city of Fort Myers and north of the city of Naples. From Interstate 75, exit 116 is the closest exit. Southwest Florida International Airport is approximately 20-30 minutes away. (8 comments)
Ever Wish There Were More Than One Of YOU? - 02/25/07 08:00 AM
There are 299,968,595 people in the United States of America. If everyone in the U.S. lined up single file, the line would stretch around the Earth almost 7 times. That's a lot of people. The U.S. Census Bureau statistics tell us that there are at least 88,799 different last names and 5,163 different first names in common use in the United States. Some names are more common than others. There are 49,535 people named John Smith in the United States. There are 1,048 people named James Bond, 113 people named Harry Potter , 503 people named George Bush, and 2 people named Britney Spears (don't (37 comments)
How To Fix A Fire Extinguisher In Spring Run 101 - 02/25/07 05:44 AM
Now, you just have to know this isn't a tutorial, it's a rant, right? Currently, I have a handful of listings in Spring Run at The Brooks in Bonita Springs, Fl. The owner of one of my fine listings has tenants for the month of February. There have been a few small items that popped up that needed repaired. I took care them as they popped up. The tenants took care of one small detail. It looks like someone broke the glass to the fire extinguisher near the condo front door. I guess the home owner association property management company sent someone (5 comments)
Today was return day at the Home Expo in Naples, Florida. The house I'm remodeling is getting closer to the end and the "left over" parts are starting to go back. Every time I tour the Expo plaza there is a truck there that just cracks me up. The first truck that cracked me up was a rolling FSBO advertisement: Real Estate Fer Sale In Florida. I was running late because I picked up hitchhikers. I was taking photos in Pelican Landing in Bonita Springs and stumble onto a couple ladies and a young girl whose car was pulled over with the hood up. They were (6 comments)
The fantastic beaches of Bonita Springs, Florida have attracted visitors from around the world. Lucky home and condo owners get to live right on the Bonita Beach or Barefoot Beach and see those fantastic sunsets almost every day of the year. A local resident couple decided to capture the beauty every single day of the year for one year. The result is: "Skyblue Pink: 365 Days of Sunsets From Florida's Gulf Coast". It has been compiled into book form and is now available at their website: www.skybluepink365.com I first heard the story of this book a few months ago. I had actually taken (6 comments)
A couple of years ago I flew from Bonita Springs Florida to Sun City, Arizona and took the SRES - Seniors Real Estate Specialist Course by SAREC. It was very informative and I learned a lot about marketing to Seniors and products and services that benefit our aging population of Baby Boomers. Shall we say say I've celebrated my 18th birthday a couple times... I'm not a eligible for AARP, but I've noticed an increasing issue with getting jars and bottles open. I have actually even called my son to come by to pop a lid on his way to work. I've dragged my (5 comments)
Bonita Fairways is a 3400-yard, par 61, 18 hole executive golf course designed by Gordon Lewis. It is a Bonita Springs Golf course that and is located on West Terry Street in Bonita Springs, Florida. This course challenges your short game as well as your long game. There are seven par 4's; the remainder are par 3's. The front nine feature hills and valleys, sand traps, and several small waterholes. The back nine keep you on your toes with larger waterholes, sand traps, and doglegs--all surrounded by a pristine nature preserve. After play wind down at The Gator Hole Pub & Grill for a great lunch, cold drinks, (6 comments)
Active Rain Challenge: Worst Post Ever Nomination Contest? - 02/18/07 07:57 PM
So many people are thirsty for information on Active Rain. If it were possible to read blog posts for 24 hours most would be found to be dripping in eager anticipation of what could happen next, tons of questions asked and hope to find better ways to be a blogger/realtor/stager/mortgage broker, etc. But where do those awesome blogs begin? How did that intriguing, influential author begin to master and wrangle words into motivating and informational posts? There are so many people waiting or wondering for answers. They may feel they weren't told where the line to successful blogging starts. They may be lurking, (49 comments)
Have You Set Your Bar High Enough? - 02/18/07 09:34 AM
Several days ago I wrote a blog titled: Internet - With Great Power Comes Great Responsibilty Basically the blog was about being responsible and swift when dealing with internet leads. There is almost no time to waste when responding to a request that comes via the Internet, be it your website or blog. The client/customer will quickly move on to the next agent; the agent that answers that email or phone call. I spent the day yesterday with Buyers that I was introduced to through the Internet. I'm not sure where they found me, but I'm thinking they did end up on (22 comments)
What a day. Is it a full moon? The phone never quit ringing and every time I was on the phone another call slipped into voicemail. I see on caller I.D. that Marc Blasi called, while I was on the phone with Colleen Kulikowski . I'll have to get back to him tomorrow. In the midst of this strange and busy day I received a call from an agent that showed one of my listings in Spring Run, which is a golfing community in Bonita Springs, Florida. She had buyers that were really interested. So interested that they wanted to golf (34 comments)
This morning I was watching Robin and Company on Cnn. They have been inviting viewers to send their sweethearts photos in for the Valentines Day show. They have so many they are running a split screen with the hosts and the viewer submissions. I thought I would invite everyone to post a photo of someone they love. Pets, kids and friends are welcome!
The Internet is oh, so powerful and as "Internet Real Estate Agents" we have great responsibility. Responsibility for: Our customers and their homes we market on the internet.Our potential buyers who want information - yesterday.Our families and ourselves, this is our livelihood and we need to seriously address our leads post haste. A conclusion that I have come to, after a few years of study, is that it's a hunt to find an agent that will respond in a timely manner. Part of my study is as a real estate agent in Bonita Springs, Florida - a vacation and second home destination location and (20 comments)
I picked up my latest addition of Reality Magazine today and found an interesting article called Blog This. I was pleased to find that their site is up and running and that they had published the article to their website. I'm not sure how I got a subscription to this trade paper. I did find a subscription page if anyone is interested. Subscribe here. It appears to be a free subscription. I seem to be getting it for free, at any rate. :) Blog THIS! How Top Agents Network for Leads in the Cyber-age by David Forman It's ironic that something called "real" estate is (13 comments)
Value Priced Condominium - $249,900 Bermuda Links is located in Bonita Fairways, Bonita Springs, Florida. Just minutes to gulf beaches, Florida Gulfcoast State University, SW Florida International Airport, Coconut Point Mall and many conveniences. Light and bright end unit condominium home. This is a second floor residence with cathedral ceilings and lake views from the lanai and master bedroom. Offered furnished, this condo is roomy and neutral tone. It features a crisp, white on white kitchen. The bedrooms are offered in a split design. The third bedroom is currently being used as an office. Bermuda Links is located just 10 to 15 (4 comments)
Donald Trump's story on wealth creation will be told to attendees by his close advisor George Ross. At the wealth conference you will learn: 1. Buy real estate for 31%-57% below value. 2. Find income producing companies. 3. Slash capital gains to "0" when you sell real estate. 4. Lower your tax bill 31%. 5. Learn how to cash in on the new billion dollar forclosure opportunity. 6. Protect your assets from lawsuits, leins, levies, bankruptcy or even divorce. The even is February 22, 2007 in Estero Florida at the Three Oaks Conference Center. Lunch and the book Trump Style Negotiation are complimentary. I have a couple tickets available to give away. For (14 comments)
As real estate agents and REALTORS® there are a variety of designations and accreditations that can be earned to further advance both knowledge and professional expertise. Many question if there are actually any benefits to investing the time and money in the extra education. Plain and simple: Yes, it is worth it! There isn't a whole bunch of fanfare involved in attending and graduating from the classes. It is more or less a cumulative effect of exposure to vast amounts of information, great ideas that are shared and helpful hints from other veterans of the industry. Sometimes it is simply a jump-start, (29 comments)
Back to civilization (Bonita Springs, Florida)and the Internet. So I'm in Colorado skiing and decide to go to the top of the mountain. There's often a sissy way out, so you don't have to take the double blacks down. It wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. I didn't even take the sissy way down. The lift drops you off at 12,850 feet, which isn't quite the summit. The summit is another 150 foot up. All those youngsters making the pilgrimage to the top to get the last few feet of the mountain and the straight drop in. Look at (27 comments)
Think it's impossible? Not so. Every day buyers start the search for a Bonita Springs home in another, distant locale. The fact of the matter is, if you are planning a home search from great distance you can seriously focus and filter most of your search criteria and qualify your new home "candidates" by using the right tools. You can be included in the 75% of home buyers that begin their home search on the Internet, educate yourself and prepare yourself to more effectively shop for a home when you arrive to buy. This article is a compilation of services my own (10 comments)
A man dies and goes to hell. Satan greets him, shows him three doors, and says, "You must spend the rest of eternity in one of the rooms behind these doors. Look in each one and decide which one you want." The man opens the first door, and sees a bunch of people standing on their heads on a wooden floor, looking very uncomfortable. He opens the second door, and sees a bunch of people standing on their heads on a concrete floor, looking even more uncomfortable. Finally, he opens the third door, and sees a bunch of people standing around chatting (22 comments)
Central Florida Storms - 02/02/07 05:45 PM
Just a note for everyone to count their blessings. Please take a moment to say a prayer for the residents of central Florida that have been ravaged by one tornado after another. So many have lost their lives or lost their homes. As the story unfolds pray for the safety of the people going though this tragedy. Also read: Florida State of Emergency (9 comments)
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