local realtor: 5 Powerful Reasons To Own Instead Of Rent - 07/12/19 06:18 PM

 
Owning a home has great financial benefits.
In a recent research paper, Homeownership and the American Dream, Laurie S. Goodman and Christopher Mayer of the Urban Land Institute explained:
“Homeownership appears to help borrowers accumulate housing and nonhousing wealth in a variety of ways, with tax advantages, greater financial flexibility due to secured borrowing, built-in ‘default’ savings with mortgage amortization and nominally fixed payments, and the potential to lower home maintenance costs through sweat equity.”
Let’s breakdown 5 major financial benefits of homeownership:
1. Housing is typically the one leveraged investment available
Homeownership allows households to amplify any appreciation on the value of their homes by a … (1 comments)

local realtor: Farmers market in Cape Coral - Summer Event - 07/12/19 09:17 AM
Farmers Market in Cape Coral, FL - Summer
MAY - SEPTEMBER
Saturdays
From 8:00am to Noon
Located at: Cape Harbour
5789 Cape Harbour Dr., Cape Coral, FL 33914
 

This is one of the three farmers market in Cape Coral and this one in particular is always overflowing with fresh and healthy fruits and veggies, most locals, some not but nice to stroll in an open market.
They have great selection of produces and unique offerings, fruits and foods, fresh baked breads, desserts, homemade jams & jellies, honey, pickles & olive mixes, meat, gulf seafood, homemade pet treats, cut flowers, native plants & trees, organic products and more!
Cape … (1 comments)

local realtor: Now's the Time to Move-Up and Upgrade Your Current Home! - 07/12/19 07:13 AM
Homes priced at the top 25% of the price range for a particular area of the country are considered “premium homes.” In today’s real estate market, there are deals to be had at the higher end! This is great news for homeowners wanting to upgrade from their current house.
Much of the demand for housing over the past couple of years has come from first-time buyers looking for their starter home. Many of the more expensive homes listed for sale have not seen as much interest.
According to ILHM’s Luxury Report, this mismatch in demand and inventory of luxury and premium homes has created a Buyer’s … (0 comments)

local realtor: MangoMania - Cape Coral Summer Event - 07/11/19 04:48 PM
It’s all about the Mango!
 
 
 
In this area of the Lee County almost every house has a Mango tree in their backyard and at this time of the year we see mangos everywhere that we even have a festival for it!
 
This year will be the 23rd Anniversary of the MangoMania Tropical Fruit Fair! This fun event is being held at the German – American Social Club located at: 2101 Pine Island Road, Cape Coral, FL 33991
 
July 13th and 14th, 2019
Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
 
   
 
Come and enjoy what this event has to offer:
Mango & … (7 comments)

local realtor: 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)

local realtor: Know What To Expect At Your Home Inspection - 07/09/19 11:56 AM

 
So you made an offer and it was accepted. Now, your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. Agents oftentimes make your offer contingent on a clean home inspection.
This contingency allows you to renegotiate the price you paid for the home, ask the sellers to cover repairs, or in some cases, to walk away. Your agent can advise you on the best course of action once the report is filed.
 
 
 
 
 How to Choose an InspectorYour agent will most likely have a short list of inspectors that they have worked with in the past that they can recommend to you. HGTV recommends that you … (2 comments)

local realtor: Stop Wondering What Your Budget Is & Get Pre-Approved! - 07/05/19 08:05 AM

 
In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show that you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage before starting your search.
Even if you are not in an incredibly competitive market, understanding your budget will give you the confidence of knowing whether or not your dream home is within your reach.
 
 
 
 
 
Freddie Mac lays out the advantages of pre-approval in the ‘My Home’ section of their … (2 comments)

local realtor: SOLD: Home in Naples FL with 3 beds + Den with low HOA fees - 07/03/19 07:22 AM
It was an honor to have represented this young & beautiful couple to get their very first home. The buyers were super disciplined and knew exactly what they wanted. Congratulations! May your new home be a place of many lovely and happy moments! This amazing home has a new roof, tile throughout, granite, 3 beds Plus Den and super low HOA fees in a well located community in Naples, FL!  Sabal Lake Community offers great ammenities: Community pool, tennis court, common areas and Lawn care. Stop paying rent! There is no place like home. PM me if you are looking for a home like this!   Abby … (5 comments)

local realtor: New listing in Cape Coral, FL vacant lot: 2209 NE 10TH AVE - 06/11/19 05:30 PM
Buildable Lot for sale in the NE section of Cape Coral totally cleared out and not in a flood zone. Located off of Kismet Pkwy and Del Prado Blvd with easy access to Pine Island Rd, restaurants, shopping centers and more! Build your dream home or purchase for a future investment. Enjoy the Florida lifestyle without paying HOA fees.
Call today and make an offer!
2209 NE 10TH AVE CAPE CORAL FL 33909
ONLY $12,900
SIZE: 80X125X80X125

 
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local realtor: What Is Important To Boomers When Selling Their House? - 06/10/19 08:38 AM
 If you are a “baby boomer” (born between 1946 and 1964), you may be thinking about selling your current home. Your children may have finally moved out. Your large, four-bedroom house with three bathrooms no longer fits the bill. Taxes are too high. Utilities are too expensive. Cleaning and repair are too difficult. You may be ready to move into a home that better fits your current lifestyle. Many fellow boomers have already made the move you may be considering.
The National Association of Realtors recently released their 2019 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Report. The report revealed many interesting tidbits about both categories of … (2 comments)

local realtor: Huge price Reduction: Renovated w/assessments paid Home in Cape Coral - 06/10/19 07:07 AM
Recent price reduction! Beautiful Home in SW Cape Coral
Now available for only $224,900
2117 SW 8TH PL CAPE CORAL FL 33991
This home is better than move in ready! You don’t have to do a single thing but just move in! This home has a split floor plan and is meticulously maintained with so many upgrades. For example, new A/C, new tile floors, baseboards, crown molding, remodeled bathroom, fresh paint, a whole house RO System, high end stainless steal appliances with two pantries, washer & dryer, utility sink, a big fenced in yard with plenty of room for a pool, city water … (2 comments)

local realtor: What Is The Cost Of Waiting Until Next Year To Buy? - 06/08/19 07:18 AM

information provided by: KCM
The “cost of waiting to buy” is defined as the additional funds necessary to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time. Freddie Mac forecasts interest rates to rise to 4.5% by the Q4 2020. CoreLogic predicts home prices to appreciate by 4.8% over the next 12 months. If you are ready and willing to buy your dream home, find out if you are able to by visiting: TeamStiller.com   
 
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local realtor: 12380 Eagle Pointe Cir Fort Myers FL - Gateway Community JUST SOLD - 06/01/19 06:56 AM
We continue helping our customers, friends and Family with their Real Estate needs. Congratulations to our Sellers on closing their home in Gateway Community  SOLD in 4 days  for $254,900#teamstiller Local Realtors Re/Max Realty Group 12380 Eagle Pointe Cir Fort Myers FL 33913   Property Information: This is the house you’ve been dreaming of! This beauty has a brand NEW TILE ROOF, fresh Paint inside & out, new Electrical box and Washer & dryer. More extras include Hurricane rated garage door, newer Refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave. Guest bathroom has beautiful travertine tile & Bluetooth speaker system! This amazing home boasts 2066 sqft under air, 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 … (12 comments)

local realtor: 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)

local realtor: Should I flip, or buy and hold? - 05/25/19 07:57 AM
Should I flip, or buy and hold? 
 
So many people ponder whether they should flip houses, or buy and rent out houses. We will examine the pros and cons of each strategy later in this article. Before deciding between those two distinct strategies, there are three questions to consider first:
 
Why do I want to invest in real estate? What skills and resources do I have? What kind of experience am I looking to create?  
Why do you want to invest in real estate?
 
John D. Rockefeller, the world’s first billionaire, famously stated, “If your only goal is … (7 comments)

local realtor: Starting The Search For Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips! - 05/23/19 03:18 AM
In today’s real estate market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared.
In a realtor.com article entitled, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind,” the author highlights some steps that first-time homebuyers can take to help carry their excitement of buying a home throughout the whole process.
1. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage Before You Start Your SearchOne way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approvedfor a mortgage before starting your search. Even if you are in a market that is … (1 comments)

local realtor: Home for sale w/5 min walking distance to Cape Coral Yacht Club Beach - 05/22/19 10:29 AM
Do you want to live 5 minutes walking distance to the Cape Coral Yacht Club Beach! Then you need to see this house! Situated in the most sought after neighborhood in Cape Coral, FL this spacious 4 bedroom home has a nice pool with city water and sewer and no assessments! It sits and a huge piece of land with plenty of fruit trees and lots of privacy. This house is waiting for you to add your personal touch. This home has that Florida charm that is perfect for a primary home or a seasonal rental. Call now before this amazing … (2 comments)

local realtor: House for sale: Great location SW Cape Coral w/all Assessments paid - 05/22/19 09:26 AM

2117 SW 8TH PL CAPE CORAL FL 33991
MLS # 219037207
Asking price: $234,900
This home is better than move in ready! You don’t have to do a single thing but just move in! This home has a split floor plan and is meticulously maintained with so many upgrades. For example, new ac, new tile floors throughout, remodeled bathroom, fresh paint, a whole house RO System, high end stainless steal appliances with two pantries, baseboards, crown molding, utility sink, a big fenced in yard with plenty of room for a pool, city water & sewer with All assessments paid in Full! The list keeps … (1 comments)

local realtor: Home with 3 beds, 2 baths New A/C just Sold in SW Cape Coral FL - 05/20/19 12:09 PM
705 SW 23RD ST, CAPE CORAL FL 33991
JUST SOLD FOR $190,000
 
 
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local realtor: Direct Gulf Access Home in Cape Coral Florida just SOLD! - 05/17/19 12:54 PM
Last week we broke a record selling this Direct Gulf Access Home  before placing it on the MLS! We are excited for our sellers who are more than ready to move to the Bahamas! Team Stiller is selling Global Real Estate!  Re/Max Realty Group Contact us for a free consultation at:  239-560-2453 Ich Spreche Deutsch Hablamos Español    … (2 comments)

 
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