Monthly Archives: December 2011

Naples LifeStyles: Boating In The New Year

We joined some very good friends at the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club last night (full disclosure we are members) for some great food and more importantly, good friendship. There is something about boating that draws people in and promotes … Continue reading

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Naples Season In High Gear – Over 125 Years Of Fun In The Sun

As I was driving down 5th avenue south last night meeting customers to help them buy vacant land in Naples just five miles from the Gulf of Mexico I had trouble finding a parking spot – tourist season is in … Continue reading

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National Real Estate Trends Weak – So Know Your Local Markets

The national real estate numbers for October are in and they are not great – another slow price slide. According to CNNMoney yesterday “Home prices fell for the sixth straight month in October, down 1.2% compared with September and 3.4% … Continue reading

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Sellers Should Think About A Thirty Day Checkpoint In A World Of Online Buyers

When selling a house it is all about price, condition, location and marketing. Marketing is primarily up to the Realtor and differentiated marketing skill is why a Realtor is chosen – or should be chosen in our view. Location is … Continue reading

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Those Old-Fashioned Real Estate Signs Really Work!

We will be the first to profess the power of social networking and all things digital , after all NaplesBestAddresses.com is followed by many and linked to Facebook and twitter and other online mechanisms – but a yard sign to … Continue reading

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Florida Continues Population Growth – Naples Real Estate Supply Demand Looking Good

The price of real estate like any other scarce resource is subject to the forces of supply and demand – and as Realtors and Naples real estate property owners we really liked the population growth news we received last week. … Continue reading

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The Shadow Inventory Thing – Seems To Be Improving Nationally

Shadow inventory, that stalking force which threatens to increase supply and decrease real estate prices remains on Realtor’s mind. What to do? What should buyers and sellers do? Track inventory trends in your target neighborhoods and make sure you like … Continue reading

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Florida Home Sales Continue Momentum

Last night we were on the beach watching a photo shoot at sundown. No clouds, beautiful beach and seventy degrees in the dead of winter. It is a wonder everyone does not live here. Although we were a focal point … Continue reading

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Steady Twelve Month Naples Florida Real Estate Sales Coincide with National Building Increases.

It is hard to believe the headline – Naples real estate sales increases joined by improvements in national building figures. Sounds like something from yesteryear. On the heels of the worst economic down turn in a generation we see  Naples … Continue reading

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FSBO or REALTOR? – How Best To Sell Your Home

I am the first guy to try to save money, and I understand the basic commission-saving driver of the For Sale By Owner (FSBO) group – in fact if you can sell your place at market prices and save a … Continue reading

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