Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Tourists are Leaving But Real Estate Continues To Come Back

The streets are quieter, fewer boats are on the waterways and you can walk in to most restaurants without a reservation again. Our good friends the snowbirds have flown home (for the most part) and our little southern hamlet is … Continue reading

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A Look At Royal Harbor – A Great On-Water Option In Naples Florida

Royal Harbor and its related neighborhoods of Oyster Bay and Golden Shores are perched on top of Naples Bay looking west toward Aqualane Shores and Old Naples with beautiful views of the bay opening to the south. This area is … Continue reading

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Legos In The Garden: A Look At A Fantastic Exhibit For Kids And Adults

(7,000+ piece Lego rose) Sure, logos are supposed to be for kids but who does not remember playing with these things? As I was standing next to this 7.000+ piece rose at the Naples Botanical Garden yesterday the gentleman next … Continue reading

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An Appraiser’s View Of Florida Real Estate Today

The first time I heard Cindy Carroll speak at an industry conference I was impressed – not only with her presentation style but her command of the facts in the local real estate market. Last week was no different when … Continue reading

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The Economics Of South West Florida – The Good In Consumption Taxes and Weather

Visitors often marvel if not question how we get by without any state personal income taxes for qualified residents. With increasing fiscal issues in the north, Florida seems to defy gravity. The population is growing, the books are balanced and … Continue reading

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Why We Think Real Estate Prices Will Continue To Rise

  I suppose many will say it is easy to jump on the band wagon and state real estate prices should continue to rise – but readers of our blog will know we got behind this prediction long ago. What … Continue reading

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