Naples Florida Real Estate

Naples Real Estate Statistics

Posted on May 13, 2009

I haven't posted in a week, so you know we've been busy. At this morning's sales meeting our title company reported that April 2009 was their best month since September 2005! I thought I'd share a few of the recent statistics with you. Once you review them, if you have any questions, please feel free to call any one of us on The Team. There have been 15,368 new

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Number 2 Never Looked So Good

Posted on April 10, 2009

As reported today in the local newspaper, The Naples Daily News, in an article contributed by HGTV's, Naples is the No. 2 bargain home buyer market in the United States. We trailed Stockton California as the nation's second best destination where good homes buys can be found! The article continued by stating we [Naples] are known for our "artsy side" and natural wonders, including the nearby Everglades. We were

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Naples Real Estate 1st Quarter Statistics

Posted on April 02, 2009

Pending home sales are at their highest point since 2005! It has always been my contention that the best barometer to judge the "temperature" of the market is by studying pending sales. In a report recently released by the Naples Area Board of Realtors, January 2009 showed the highest number of sales pending since 2005. This is a key indicator of buyer activity. The first quarter of 2009 came and

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Million dollar views!

Posted on March 30, 2009

Today I want to share with you one of the best buys in a perfectly maintained building along Gulf Shore Blvd. located on the bay with easy beach access across the street at The Moorings private beach. This remodeled 2 bedroom condo offers dazzling gulf and bay views, new impact windows, professional on-site management, fitness room, over-sized pool and docks available! Best of all, this home is priced below $500,000!

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More Good News

Posted on March 24, 2009

It was refreshing to logon to my networks this morning and read the reports about the upturn in the real estate markets around the country! Existing home sales rose at the fastest rate in over 6 years! Check out the following links for more good news! Inman News Fox Business I'm here to tell you, "housing WILL lead this country out of its recession"! Specifically, here in Naples, there are

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Complimentary Staging Services

Posted on March 18, 2009

Recently, The Team began to offer a new service, free only to our clients and customers. *Staging is fast becoming one of the best solutions in helping to make your home stand apart from its competition. ~and We've had great success! As an example; one of our listings, in Pelican Bay, which had been on the market for a long time, went under contract shortly after we finished the

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We’re Busy!

Posted on February 27, 2009

Just a couple of things today... I had the pleasant experience today of driving from CR 951 (aka Collier Blvd.), which is approximately 3 miles east of I-75, all the way to U.S 41, on the recently completed east-west artery, Vanderbilt Beach Extension Road! What a wonderful ride. I am sure that all the sub-divisions in that area are thrilled to finally be done with the road construction. This will

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2009 Real Estate Predictions

Posted on December 19, 2008

I always try to keep this blog as upbeat as possible. I would like to make a few predictions about where I believe the real estate market in general is headed in 2009. Most of the end results will be very positive, and by this time next year I predict the recession will be over! Sellers will continue to face falling prices because they are competing with 1.) banks with

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Naples Real Estate Update

Posted on March 27, 2008

Like any commodity, a home's value will follow supply and demand trends. Our current MLS inventory in Naples for active residential listings has hovered at 12,000 for several months. Competition is abundant and many buyers are waiting for prices to fall even more. Investors, for the most part, are out of the market, thereby making ours a user-driven market with price being the # 1 consideration when offers are being

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