Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Latest In Naples Florida Real Estate – The Month End August News!

We know fall is coming to Naples. Not by the turning of the leaves or the frost on the ground, but by the return of our friends and the decreasing frequency of our afternoon rains. Seasonal events are starting up … Continue reading

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Nature Abhors A Vacuum – Pros To Fix Low Real Estate Inventories

In a somewhat difficult to believe trend given the housing market over the last few years quality properties are tougher to find in Naples, Florida. Why? Free markets have allowed the buy-up of foreclosed properties, short sales and “good” deals. … Continue reading

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Pending Home Sales – A Sign Of Things To Come?

Pending home sales, those properties with an accepted offer but not yet closed, are often viewed as a leading indicator of futures sales. With the exception of some contracts which fail to close these pending home sales numbers are interesting. … Continue reading

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Ok, Ok We Get The Inventory Thing – But What Is Lurking In The Shadows?

Naples, Florida real estate inventories are back under seven months (All Naples Area, Sunshine MLS) demonstrating a much need improvement over just a couple of years ago. But what about the inventory the banks may be holding, that “shadow” inventory?” … Continue reading

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Naples Florida Real Estate Prices – Single Family Down, Condos Up

In a slight reversal of recent trends we see some softening in single family sold price trends offset a bit by increases in condo prices. Let’s take a look at the detail. This morning in the Sunshine MLS we find … Continue reading

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Naples Florida Real Estate Availability Continues To Decrease

6.86 months inventory in the Sunshine MLS All Naples area this morning. Smaller and smaller and approaching “normal”.  We are working with some buyers who are somewhat surprised at the lower availability. If you have not been in town for … Continue reading

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The Canadian Real Estate Buyer in Naples Florida

Naples, Florida and Florida in general was discovered by the international buyer a while ago. Our sleepy little ocean side hamlet from the late 1800’s – pre-interstate state highway system – has grown mightily with some of the best ocean … Continue reading

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With Winter A Couple Of Months Away, Let’s Take A Look At The Naples Florida Condo Market

In many ways the lower priced condo market led the real estate recovery in Naples as bargain hunters snapped up foreclosed and/or low priced properties. In Naples this morning, the lower the price the tighter the market. Let’s take a … Continue reading

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Why Isn’t My Property Selling? A Few Ideas

The toughest discussion we have with sellers is this one – why isn’t my property selling? When reviewing this predicament with a seller we think there are a few principles worth reviewing for our Naples, Florida market (as well as … Continue reading

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Foreclosures Are Up But Inventories And The Market Remain OK

First of all I would like to say it is tough, very tough, to see someone lose their home to foreclosure.  No one wants to see this happen.  But here they come again – foreclosures are on the increase. As … Continue reading

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