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The Lessons of 2020…?

Posted on December 30, 2020

I have always preferred to look at life's challenges as lessons not obstacles...failures as opportunities to learn. Who else can join me in looking for the bright spots in 2020? There are some...I promise... This crazy year is one we will never forget...we have all been effected one way or another; known many who survived the pandemic, while some did not....Businesses that thrived [think commercial cleaners and face-mask manufacturers] and

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Naples Market Update

Posted on November 24, 2020

Here are some interesting statistics recently published by the Naples Area Board of Realtors. All data is based on overall MLS inventory and compares October 2019 to October 2020: Inventory across the board is down 34% Overall "pendings" increased a record 73% Median closed price is up 17% to $385,000 Overall closed sales for the month increased 65% Days on the Market have decreased 12% to 92 DOM Over 30%

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Handshakes vs. Hugs

Posted on September 02, 2020

Who else misses a handshake? We are all talking about how much we miss hugging; but I miss handshakes. Years ago, I attended a class, the instructor was *Steve Oniki, and he shared his view on the importance of a handshake in doing business. My dad taught me, as a young girl, to give a good handshake. “Firm, but don’t break their hand, look them in the eyes, and let

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