homes for sale: Why "Expensive" Photography? - Guest Post - 06/01/13 09:08 AM
The most obvious answer to the title question can be seen in most online real estate listings.
 
According to the National Association of Realtors, about 85% of all prospective buyers begin a home search online. The MLS photos they've seen are the modern-day equivalent of department store windows. 
 
Have you seen displays with dirty windows, wrinkled clothing, and mannequins in disrepair? Certainly not at the successful stores! Management invests substantial resources on professionals to keep their storefront windows bright, appealing, and enticing for one reason: the effort brings in customers who are confident that the professionalism on the outside … (1 comments)

homes for sale: Naples-Marco Island Real Estate Headed Higher - 06/01/13 09:03 AM
There’s an old saying, “The numbers don’t lie” and that’s certainly true of Naples-Marco Island real estate. According to the Naples Area Board of Realtors, the average home sold for a bit over $100,000 in June of 2012; the average in March 2013 was around $178,000 and the increases show no sign of abating. In the first quarter of 2013 pending sales in SW FL were up 24% year-over-year and days on the market is down by 5. 
 
Although the market has (thankfully) not yet returned to multiple offers and even over-offers, the window in which to buy at an … (0 comments)

 
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