Monthly Archives: April 2014

Life In Naples: Lifestyles and A Little Real Estate

The day after Easter. A later Easter at that. This is another day on the calendar when our seasonal friends pack up and head north for the summer. It was 72 degrees in Chicago yesterday for goodness sakes. Time to … Continue reading

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The 2006 Buyer: Underwater But Clawing To The Surface

  (attribution for image from home safe.com) The Naples News published an excellent article on the position of those folks “underwater” in their homes – you know, when you have “negative equity” in a home bought in the last few … Continue reading

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Need a Pet Friendly Option In Naples? Meet Dixie

I would like everyone to meet Dixie our newest Naples Best Addresses client here in Naples, Florida at Coldwell Banker. Well actually Dixie’s owners are legally our new clients but we know who helped drive the decision to buy a … Continue reading

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Is This A Good Time To Sell Your Home?

Naples real estate is up and up a lot. Prices in the “barbell” – below $300,000 and above $2,000,000 – are on the rise. Developers are breaking ground and selling new construction. Populations are growing. We are once again in … Continue reading

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Another Look at Real Estate Development in South Florida

  Here in Naples the shovels are out, the dozers and gravel haulers are running and there is a surge of new construction underway.  The Isles at Collier’s reserve alone plans 1,600 homes and one of our clients found Twin … Continue reading

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Rising Interest Rates – Good Or Bad For Real Estate?

  Well I would think rising rates would be a negative for real estate. When product prices increase in a market with all other things being equal you should see a fall in demand. So when rates rise, estimated payments … Continue reading

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One Florida Attraction – No Personal Income Taxes For Residents

  One reason Florida is soon to pass New York as the third most populated state is our favorable tax treatment and sound fiscal policy. With no personal income taxes for residents and a state-wide surplus under our Republican Governor … Continue reading

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