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When I initially went to real estate school (all the way back in 1996) I was trained to believe that Fair Market Value was defined as: The price a ready, willing and able buyer would pay for a property.  So that's what I lived by for awhile...then I learned when lenders get involved, sometimes ap...
You might miss him but located just a little left of the sun in the water is a dolphin who was playing near the Naples pier when I took this shot.  It was a truly magical sunset! Photo by Shannon Lefevre, PA, Copyright© 2009, all rights reserved.  This photo may not be reproduced without the exp...
Pelican Bay Short Sales & Pelican Bay Foreclosures are just two more topics I've been asked about consistently throughout the last several months.  Let's face it, "Short Sale" and "Foreclosure" are two of the most attractive real estate terms of the moment especially if you are a buyer looking fo...
It's officially post Naples Florida prime real estate season!  That means we're amidst the "I want a deal" season as hungry prospects from near and far hope to feast on desperate Naples sellers who didn't get their property sold before Easter. Aggravation peaks as sellers either hold firm or refu...
Did you know there are still Pelican Bay and Bay Colony agents who refuse to allow IDX capability on their Pelican Bay and Bay Colony listings?  That means they won't allow other agents and/or companies to advertise those listings on their websites.  This can cause quite an exposure problem since...
This Bonita Springs, Estero, Naples Market Report is prepared by Dottie Babcock, COO of John R. Wood REALTORS, Inc. Here are some other interesting tidbits: Attached is the market report for April for Naples, Bonita, Estero combined market areas.  Closings and Pended Sales continued at a brisk p...
Over the past couple of months I've had the luxury of having a listing in the Contessa at Bay Colony.  If you haven't been there lately, you really need to check it out.  Although the building was built in 1991, it has recently undergone a beautiful remodel both inside and out and shows extremely...
It's May! That time of year when evidence of our precious snowbirds leaving town grows more apparent since I can now make my 5 mile drive to the office in once again record time.  This is a time when I see some of my favorite colleagues pack up and take off for summer homes or long elaborate vaca...
I've had the luxury of showing a home a few times this season in Bay Laurel at Pelican Marsh I think deserves special recognition.  I've sold real estate for 13 years and by now I'll admit, it takes something great to capture my attention.  Couple that with the fact that I'm usually not awarded t...
If you're an avid golfer then chances are you've heard about the 100+ golf courses in Naples Florida.  In fact, Naples has been called the golf capital of the world with more holes per capita than any place else but I don't know if that's actually been confirmed.  I'm not a golfer.  Dad didn't ha...

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Author Bio: Shannon Lefevre, PA sells Naples Florida real estate and has been doing so successfully since 2002. That's why many call her Naples Smart Girl.

Naples Florida real estate information including facts, fun and the latest Naples Florida happenings.