lee county homes: Adding Closet Space – What to Consider Before You Start - 12/02/15 01:48 AM
When you have more items to store than closet space, something's got to give. Building and installing a closet is a fairly low-cost solution that the average adult is capable of doing. In a weekend's time, with a little planning and knowledge, you can transform an unused area into the most useful spot in the room.
Planning a ClosetIf you're going to build a closet, you might as well build it right. It's too late, after it's built, to wish you had done something different. Taking time to plan any home improvement project will prevent regrets later.
If you want to skip the DIY … (0 comments)

lee county homes: The Money Pit: How to Avoid Buying One - 09/29/14 11:52 PM
Caution:  Money Pit Dead Ahead  
During the Great Recession a few agos, deferred maintenance was everywhere here in the Greater Fort Myers area.   One of the terms you may frequently hear, especially from your agent and home inspector, is "deferred maintenance."
Deferred maintenance is, simply, the putting off of routine home maintenance. Whether because of procrastination or lack of funds, many homeowners fail to perform the tasks that a house requires to remain in good condition.  Below I am showing a small commercial structure I rehabbed myself before moving a branch into downtown Cape Coral, Florida.  When we got … (0 comments)

lee county homes: What is a contingency? - 08/20/14 11:25 PM
What is a Contingency?
Think of the word "contingency" as akin to "if." When a homebuyer signs a contract agreeing to the purchase of a home, she is saying, "I agree to purchase this home for this amount of money if …" The "if" is the contingency.
Contingencies are those items that must come to pass before the sale finalizes. The list of possible contingencies is endless – you could tell a seller that you'll purchase his home if his dog turns into a pig, sprouts wings and flies away. You could do that, although you probably wouldn't get the house.
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lee county homes: Native Ad Placement makes ALL the difference when you live here. - 07/08/14 01:55 AM
Right Choice Realty
13121 University Drive
Fort Myers, Fl 33907
 (239) 333-BEST
 
Native Ad Placement can make ALL the difference.
 
With so many new terms and latest greatest marketing ploys it gets hard to know where to spend your advertising dollars.  Understandably, most Realtors will spend little or NO MONEY promoting themselves or the service they offer in an environment filled with self doubt and confidence problems.
 
It's one the biggest issues in real estate as I see it.  The Realtors that need to advertise won't because they have a short budget and even shorter range of confidence in … (4 comments)

lee county homes: Buy a Greater Fort Myers Fixer Upper With an FHA Loan? YES! - 06/02/14 02:12 AM
Buy a Greater Fort Myers Fixer Upper With an FHA Loan?
 
 
Most real estate agents have tales of clients who just can't seem to look beyond a home's minor flaws, be they ratty floors or sagging screens. Then, there are those clients who can envision the possibilities of a house that's seemingly being held up by a prayer.
If you fall into the latter category but are short on cash, here's a solution: a government-backed loan that covers not only the purchase price of the home, but the cost to rehab it as well. It's a loan provided by … (4 comments)

lee county homes: 4 Things to Consider Before Becoming a Landlord - 04/07/14 02:53 AM
4 Things to Consider Before Becoming a Landlord
When considering whether or not to buy investment property, searching for good advice can lead to even more frustration. After all, there is a lot more to consider than the simple messages you find on many websites, like: "Home prices are at rock bottom and interest rates are at historic lows!"
Your best bet, when considering whether or not to become a landlord, is to solicit the advice of your financial advisor and your real estate agent.
Let's take a look at some of the research you'll need to perform in order to … (0 comments)

lee county homes: How Cape Coral and Fort Myers Homes are Valued - 01/01/14 10:06 PM
How Cape Coral and Fort Myers Homes are Valued 
Homes are valued a lot like everything else: They are worth what people will pay for them. The Maybach Exelero, the most expensive car in the world, sells for $8 million because that's what people will pay for it. By the same token, you can ask for $8 million for your Hyundai, Ford or Chrysler, but don't count on getting it – you'll get what the market says it's worth.
So, how do we know what a willing buyer will spend for a house? Although we may never be certain, by looking … (0 comments)

lee county homes: Paint to Sell: Painting Tips to Ensure a Quick Home Sale - 01/01/14 09:46 PM
Paint to Sell: Painting Tips to Ensure a Quick Home Sale
No matter how much you rearrange or decorate a room, nothing affects appearance like a fresh coat of paint. When you enter a house, your eye may be drawn to little decorative touches, but all the staging in the world will fall flat if your paint is drab, dirty, or goes against the potential buyer's taste. Considering that a gallon of paint is only about $25, it's also an inexpensive way to give your home a makeover.
Choosing Colors to Appeal to Homebuyers Using colors that make the buyer feel … (1 comments)

lee county homes: HOA's Made Easier? Here's an attempt. - 11/19/13 11:42 PM
HOA HOA stands for homeowner association – a nonprofit organization that is funded by all the association's members and overseen by an elected board of directors. In some states, HOAs must be registered with the department of real estate or another state regulatory agency.
Most of the country's HOAs are run by volunteers from within the community, with the remainder run by management companies.
The primary purpose of the HOA is to enforce the policies, procedures, regulations and restrictions agreed to by the members, thereby maintaining property values. Financial support for the HOA comes from each homeowner in the form of … (2 comments)

lee county homes: Buying a Fort Myers, Cape Coral, or Sanibel second home? - 11/08/13 12:36 AM
Retirement Planning: Will Owning a Home Help You Retire?
There was a time when nobody had doubts about the value of owning a home. It was considered an incredible long-term investment and ideal for retirement. Today we know that real estate isn't as safe as we once thought it was, at least as a short-term investment, and Americans, young and old, are leery of sinking their life savings into a home as an investment. Knowing this, will owning a home help you retire? That depends on a number of factors, including when you purchase the home.
If you buy the home … (0 comments)

lee county homes: Not the HOPPER! - 07/15/13 12:15 AM
 

Home listings are often syndicated by marketing platforms and get shown all over the place and the photos may present in random order. The MLS is no longer a closed loop. Think about the pictures you upload before you damage your reputation or your seller questions your sense of style.  More photo's do get more attention, agreed. However, there has to be a better shot than the infamous toilet in the background picture we all see so much of.
During my nearly 30 years of real estate experience, I never really understood how the toilet shot often worms its way onto the … (3 comments)

lee county homes: When selling a home, first impressions are everything. - 05/01/13 11:25 PM
Entries That Welcome These days, many homeowners in the United States use their garage as their everyday entry to their home. They rarely enter their home the way their guest will, through the front door.
Have you ever been invited to someone's home and discovered when you got there that you aren't sure where you were supposed to enter? Or perhaps the front entry is so dark and overgrown that it feels scary and unwelcoming? One of the most important indoor/outdoor transitions at your home is the sequence people experience from the instant they arrive at the curb to the moment they … (2 comments)

lee county homes: Study indicates what home buyers look at while viewing listings - 04/02/13 09:42 PM
A Recent Study by the National Association of Realtors showed that 90% of home searches begin online.
 
That fact, in and of itself, while impressive is somewhat known.  What we haven’t known is HOW buyers look at specific listings online.
Prof. Michael Seiler of Old Dominion University at Norfolk recently tracked eye movement(s) of people viewing online home listings.   The study was called:  "Toward an Understanding of Real Estate Home Buyer Internet Search Behavior: An Application of Ocular Tracking Technology."
Can you guess which part of the online listing got the most attention?  The least?
According to the study:
 The … (2 comments)

lee county homes: University study indicates what online home buyers look for. - 03/28/13 10:16 PM
 A Recent Study by the National Association of Realtors showed that 89% of home searches begin online.
 
That fact, in and of itself, while impressive is somewhat known.  What we haven’t known is HOW buyers look at specific listings online.
Prof. Michael Seiler of Old Dominion University at Norfolk recently tracked eye movement(s) of people viewing online home listings.   The study was called:  "Toward an Understanding of Real Estate Home Buyer Internet Search Behavior: An Application of Ocular Tracking Technology."
Can you guess which part of the online listing got the most attention?  The least?
According to the study:
 The … (4 comments)

lee county homes: Buying a SW Florida home this year? - 03/04/13 10:13 PM
Experience As an Real Estate company and an expert in this local area, my team brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate in Lee County. It's not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust for up-to-date information. I am eager to serve you. Here are some of the things my company and I can do for you:
Find Your Next HomeYou need someone who knows this area inside and out! I can work with you to find the right home at the right price for you, including all the neighborhood amenities that … (0 comments)

lee county homes: Market Insider tool available FREE for SW Florida homeowners. - 02/27/13 11:38 PM
The median list price in February for single family homes in Fort Myers is$196,000. The list prices increased by 8.94% from the previous month.
The price per square foot for listings in this area is $140.
The median sale price in December forsingle family homes is $85,000. The sale prices increased by 3.72% from the previous month.
The price per square foot for sales in this area is $42.
 

 
The number of active listings in Fort Myers increased by 2.8% from the previous month.
The median number of days active properties have been listed is 85. This is significantly shorter than the national average.
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lee county homes: Right Choice Realty acquires third location in downtown Cape Coral. - 02/27/13 10:31 PM
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Our Company Overview Right Choice Realty utilizes multiple social media channels to aid and facilitate a multinational sales and marketing strategy in addition to the local MLS for our listed SW Florida homes. Smart Listing is changing the way SW Florida real estate is sold at no extra charge.Now that's ADDED value that you can count on.  Selling a Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Bonita Springs, Sanibel Isalnd, or Fort Myers Beach home? Smart Listing is a product offering from Right Choice Realty for SW Florida homeowners. Buyers from 4 countries and 14 cities will … (0 comments)

lee county homes: New branch office in Cape Coral opens soon. - 02/25/13 02:09 AM
Find Your Next HomeYou need someone who knows this area inside and out! I can work with you to find the right home at the right price for you, including all the neighborhood amenities that matter - not to mention the essential criteria you have for your ideal home.
Right Choice Realty owns it's branch locations.
We believe in the Lee County housing market recovery and we voted!  
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Sell a HomeWhen it's time to move, you need someone who will advertise your home, show to prospective buyers, negotiate the purchase contract, arrange financing, oversee the … (0 comments)

lee county homes: Fort Myers Beach is wonderful this time of year. Looking for a home? - 02/25/13 01:27 AM
   
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Trusted resource for answers about the process Innovative marketing strategies Expertise about neighborhood features Ability to target home searches Strong negotiation skills Support through the closing and beyond       Experience As a Real Estate company focused entirely on this local area, my team brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate in Lee County. It's not the same everywhere, so you need someone you can trust … (0 comments)

lee county homes: SW Florida homeowners market insider tool is really helpful. - 02/24/13 10:17 PM

The median list price for single family homes in 33912 is $388,375. The list prices increased by 3.56% from the previous month. The price per square foot for listings in this area is $145.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The median sale price in November forsingle family homes is $283,000. The sale prices increased by 9.68% from the previous month.
The price per square foot for sales in this area is $79.
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