home selling: What A Difference A Year Makes For Sellers - 07/18/19 10:49 AM
Over the last few years, many sellers have been hesitant to put their houses on the market because they feared not being able to find another home to buy.
We’ve reported on inventory shortages in the past, and it’s been a constant concern for potential buyers throughout recent years. New research shows the inventory concern is starting to decrease among potential buyers.
According to First American, the two leading obstacles to homeownership that buyers feel today are Affordability and Limited Inventory. This means the feeling that homes are less affordable has risen, while the fear of limited inventory has decreased, delivering a wealth of good news for sellers.
At the … (1 comments)

home selling: Top 5 Reasons You Should NOT FSBO - 07/10/19 06:36 PM
Rising home prices coupled with a lack of inventory in today’s market may cause some homeowners to consider selling their home on their own (known in the industry as a For Sale By Owner). However, a FSBOmight not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers.
 
The top 5 reasons are listed below:1. Online Strategy for Prospective Purchasers
Recent studies have shown that 95% of buyers search online for a home. In comparison, only 13% use print newspaper ads. Most real estate agents have an Internet strategy to promote the sale of your home. Do you?
2. Results Come from the Internet
Where did buyers find the … (2 comments)

home selling: Having A Professional On Your Side Makes All The Difference! - 07/06/19 12:42 PM
In today’s fast-paced world where answers are a Google search away, there are some who may wonder what the benefits of hiring a real estate professional to help them in their home search are. The truth is, the addition of more information causes more confusion.
Shows like Property Brothers, Fixer Upper, and dozens more on HGTV have given many a false sense of what it’s like to buy and sell a home.
Now more than ever, you need an expert on your side who is going to guide you toward your dreams and not let anything get in the way of achieving them. Buying and/or selling a home is definitely not … (1 comments)

home selling: 2 Things You Need To Know To Properly Price Your Home - 05/28/19 02:37 PM
In today’s housing market, home prices are increasing at a slower pace (3.7%) than they have over the last eight years (6-7%). However, they are still are above historical norms. Low supply of listed homes and high demand from buyers has pushed prices to rise rapidly.
In the mind of the homeowner, annual home price appreciation over 6% has become the new normal. This becomes a challenge when a homeowner looks to refinance or sell their home, as the expectation of what the homeowner believes the home should be worth does not always line up with the bank’s appraisal.
Every month, the Home Price … (6 comments)

home selling: Why Access Is One Of The Most Important Factors when selling a home - 05/07/19 12:48 PM

 
 
So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you through the entire process, and they have asked you what level of access you want to provide to your potential buyers.
 
 
There are four elements to a quality listing. At the top of the list is access, followed by condition, financing, and price. There are many levels of access that you can provide to your agent so that he or she can show your home.
Here are five levels of access that you can give to buyers, along with a brief description: Lockbox on the Door – this allows buyers the ability to see … (2 comments)

home selling: Do You Know How Much Your Home Has Increased in Value? - 02/07/19 05:13 PM
Last year we saw headlines about a possible housing market bubble, and many wondered if Americans still felt confident about the value of their homes. Recently, the 2018 Houzz & Home Study revealed:
“Homeowners with mortgages have seen their home equity more than double since 2011, increasing to a record-setting $8.3 trillion in 2017.”
The average homeowner gained $16,200 in home equity between Q2 2017 and Q2 2018 according to the latest release of CoreLogic’s Home Equity Report.
Since 2011 home values have increased significantly throughout the country, with prices rising by 5.1% in 2018 alone. When surveyed, homeowners revealed the top four reasons why they felt their … (6 comments)

home selling: For sale: House w/3 beds, 2 baths for only $159k - Cape Coral, FL - 02/01/19 05:34 PM
 
Don't miss your opportunity to buy a quality home at an amazingly low price! This concrete block construction home has 3 bedrooms + den, 2 baths, 2 carport, big living area for entertaining and laundry room including washer & dryer. It has a spacious lanai that has been divided for a den or office, backyard has plenty room to put a pool. New AC installed in 2017, new electrical panel and freshly painted. Conveniently located to restaurants, malls, parks and shops. No flood insurance required and has city water and sewer with assessments paid! This house has a lot to offer … (4 comments)

home selling: Top Renovations to complete before you sell your home - 01/10/19 10:57 AM
  If you are planning on listing your house for sale this year, here are the top 4 home improvements projetcs that will net you the most Return on Investment (ROI). 
 
 
 
Minor bathroom renovations can go a long way toward improving the quality of your everyday life and/or impressing potential buyers.
Upgrading your landscaping or curb appeal helps get buyers in the door. These upgrades rank as the 2nd and 4th best renovations for returns on investment.
Minor kitchen remodel. For example, Brighten up the kitchen by sanding and painting existing cabinets. It’s much less expensive than buying new ones.
Living & bedrooms updates – Décor!
 
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home selling: Agents with Remax Realty Group in Lee & Collier Counties Florida - 11/02/18 08:29 AM
 
We are so excited to announce that we have moved to a new Real Estate firm: REMAX REALTY GROUP. Pairing up with RE/MAX will give us more tools to better serve our clients keeping them steps ahead of everyone whether they are buying or selling. Give us a call if you would like a tour of our new facility or sit down and talk about your goals for 2019! As always we are here to serve and help you let us show you how we will earn your business everyday.
Abby 239-284-8637
Bernie 239-560-2453
 
 
 
Do you want to know more about Cape Coral, … (2 comments)

home selling: A more laid back profile picture - 10/17/18 04:56 PM
I didn’t have a clue why many of the Active Rain members have new profile pictures until I saw Paul Henderson’s October contest today. Lol
 
So, I have decided to change mine too! I have had the same profile picture for about a year now. We got professional pictures taken last year and this has been one of my favorites so far. The photographer made a miracle happen haha.
 
I chose a picture that is more laid back, as you can see I don’t even have make up J
This picture is so special because it is from our wonderful trip we took … (15 comments)

home selling: Under Contract! Gulf Access Pool Home in Cape Coral Florida - 09/10/18 12:57 PM
 
"The wow factor" deep water 120' triple (3x) lot gulf-access complete $175,000+ remodeled waterfront home! This 4 bed, 3 bath, 2 car garage, pool home has it all & is "move in" ready! Located on quiet cul-de-sac, this west facing (gorgeous sunsets) offers high ceilings, lots of windows, bringing in lots of natural light. All new upgraded pecks plumbing & electrical. Custom wood burning stone fireplace. Kitchen w/ all custom cherry wood cabinets, granite tops & all stainless steel appliances. Cabinetry & granite matches throughout all bathrooms. Big pool deck & entertainment area w/ newly refinished deck, over-sized pool (16 x … (5 comments)

home selling: Is it a good time to sell a house in Bonita Springs 34135? - 07/01/18 09:50 AM
 
YES! There's good news for home owners in Bonita Springs, Fl. especially if you are thinking on selling soon. Market is moving quickly now!
According to the local market report the median home value in 34135 is $284,200. 34135 home values have gone up 1.1% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 1.4% within the next year. The median list price per square foot in 34135 is $182, which is lower than the Bonita Springs average of $205. The median price of homes currently listed in 34135 is $314,449 while the median price of homes that sold is $282,700.
 
Take … (4 comments)

home selling: Completed renovated waterfront house in Cape Coral - 06/29/18 09:51 AM
"THE WOW FACTOR" DEEP WATER 120' TRIPLE (3X) LOT GULF-ACCESS COMPLETE $175,00+ REMODELED WATERFRONT HOME! THIS 4 BDR, 3 BTH, 2 CAR GARAGE, POOL HOME HAS IT ALL & IS "MOVE IN" READY! LOCATED ON QUIET CUL-DE-SAC, THIS WEST FACING (GORGEOUS SUNSETS) OFFERS HIGH CEILINGS, LOTS OF WINDOWS, BRINGING IN LOTS OF NATURAL LIGHT. ALL NEW UPGRADED PECKS PLUMBING & ELECTRICAL. CUSTOM WOOD BURNING STONE FIREPLACE. KITCHEN W/ ALL CUSTOM CHERRY WOOD CABINETS, GRANITE TOPS & ALL STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES. CABINETRY & GRANITE MATCHES THROUGHOUT ALL BATHROOMS. BIG POOL DECK & ENTERTAINMENT AREA W/ NEWLY REFINISHED DECK, OVER-SIZED POOL (16 X … (2 comments)

home selling: Free Local Market Report Cape Coral Fort Myers Lehigh Acres Florida - 06/19/18 11:25 AM
SIGN UP FOR YOUR EXCLUSIVE LOCAL MARKET REPORTThe Market Activity Report is a snapshot of all the changes in a local real estate market. It includes a market activity summary and a listing of active, pending, sold, expired and distressed properties. Recent price changes and upcoming open houses are also included.Who to call if I want to sell my house in Cape Coral and Fort Myers, FL?
Call us for free CMA
FSBO (For sale by owners): We'll will help you to achieve your real estate goals! Don't wait any longer! Selling a home is a serious business transaction that should never … (0 comments)

home selling: SPRING CLEANING – An Active Rain Challenge - 06/02/18 01:22 PM
 This challenge has brought some memories on when I joined Active Rain. I’m not a new member but I haven’t been that long either in the AR world. Actually, I started blogging a year ago. Right at the beginning I didn’t know how to post pictures or videos or if my description would help with Google search engine. I didn’t even know that I could set up my signature under settings, I remember typing it every time I had to make a post. Lol – Also, I didn’t know that Active Rain contest existed and not until the end of last year … (16 comments)

home selling: Lehigh Acres FL - Residential Lot Just Sold - 05/02/18 01:04 PM
 
This residential lot located in Lehigh Acres, FL just closed and our seller is so happy with the results of Team Stiller’s hard work!
Vacant lots are on a big demand in all Lee County for new constructions homes. Prices are still very affordable to own a piece of paradise in sunny Florida.
Buy now to build your dream home or keep it for investment !
#1608loraineAveS #lehighacres #sellingrealestate #teamstiller #vacantlots
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home selling: IN THE HEART OF FORT MYERS AND CLOSE TO THE BEACH! - 04/29/18 09:17 AM
"HERITAGE POINT" AFFORDABLE LUXURY & UPSCALE LIVING IN THE HEART OF FORT MYERS AND CLOSE TO THE BEACH! THIS PRIVATE GATED COMMUNITY HAS LOW HOA FEES W/ SUPER AMENITIES & IS JUST MINUTES FROM ALL MAJOR SHOPPING, RESTURANTS, SCHOOLS AND HOSPITALS! TURNKEY 2BED, 2BATH WITH ALL TILE FLOORS & NEW REFRIGERATOR. ITS MOVE-IN READY & PRICED TO SELL! ENJOY SUPER LAKE & FOUNTAIN VIEWS FROM LIVING ROOM, MASTER BEDROOM & DINING ROOM. ALL IMPACT RESISTANT WINDOWS & SLIDERS FOR TOTAL STORM PROTECTION. SUPER COMMUNITY CLUB HOUSE, RESORT STYLE POOL, FITNESS ROOM, JOGGING & BIKE TRAILS THROUGHOUT COMMUNITY. THIS IS A PREMIER … (1 comments)

home selling: Offer accepted on this beautiful townhouse! - 04/06/18 08:51 AM
Move-in-ready Beautiful townhome built in 2017! It offers 2 master bedrooms and 2 ½ bathrooms, 1 car garage with 1604 sqft under air. Bedrooms are very spacious with high ceilings and huge walk-in-closets. Kitchen has stainless steel appliances, pantry, custom cabinets and lots of granite counter space. It has enclosed lanai and walking distance to the community pool and gym. Washer and dryer included. Very low HOA fees! Cordera is a great gated community and it's centrally located between Coconut Point mall and Bonita Beach Road. Short drive to Naples and the SWFL International Airport and the beaches! Call now for … (7 comments)

home selling: Happy Valentines Day from Team Stiller - 02/14/18 06:30 AM
 
Hope your day is filled with family, friends and happy moments that become favorite memories. Warm wishes for a happy Valentine's Day. We hope you celebrate it by doing all the things you love.
 
 
I'm working today in case you would like to see homes or if you have any questions regarding the home buying or selling process!
 
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home selling: 1522 SW 16TH CT CAPE CORAL FL - SOLD! SOLD! - 02/10/18 11:35 AM
 
SOLD IN 1 DAY! Buildable Lot 
located at 1522 SW 16th Ct Cape Coral, FL 33991
Great location with City water and sewer!
I was able to help this foreigner seller that didn't know about FIRPTA, but I guided & put them in contact with a FIRPTA specialist and everything worked out perfectly at the end. 
They were so happy with this quick and stress free sale!
This lot sold for $28,000.
 
#citywaterandsewer #firfta #teamstiller #helpingsellers
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Cape Coral, FL

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