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The Mortgage Process: What You Need to Know

August 8, 2018

The mortgage process can be very daunting but, if you have a good team around you, it can be accomplished and you can start living in a home of your own.  The key to the process is to make sure you find a good mortgage broker you can work with who will help and guide […]

Competition is Coming, Are You Thinking of Selling Your Home?

August 3, 2018

In Southwest Florida this article should be title the competition is here!  Have you noticed the amount of new construction in the past couple of years?  Every day when I drive somewhere new I am amazed at where they are building next.  The boom of construction has hurt our single family home prices as most […]

7 Factors to Consider When Choosing A Home to Retire In

August 1, 2018

Southwest Florida is retirement Mecca and this article offers some very good tips to consider when planning to retire and thinking about where you might live.  We have many gated communities where all the outside maintenance is done for you and we also have some new communities with more amenities for seniors than you could […]

House-Buying Power at Near-Historic Levels

July 27, 2018

You have more power than you thought!  Your income, the lower interest rates and our local lower home prices make it easier for you to afford a home today than at any other time in the last 20 years.  This article explains the power of the higher income and lower interest rates.  In our Southwest […]

Housing Will Not Fall Victim to Next Economic Storm

July 25, 2018

Hopefully we won’t see any waves like this crashing onto our beaches this year!  However, economists are predicting a recession ahead.  Everything is cyclical and, after our last few years of growth, we can expect a few years of downturn.  These same economists are predicting that the housing market will not suffer from the downturn […]

Want to Sell Your House Faster? Don’t Forget to Stage!

July 20, 2018

Staging your home can be a daunting task, knowing what to take out and what to rearrange can seem overwhelming.  Here is Naples we have many people who specialize in helping you declutter your home and get it ready for sale.  Maybe you would just like some advice and another unprejudiced eye to look it […]

Top 4 Home Renovations for Max ROI

July 18, 2018

Have you thought about doing some home renovations and wondered which ones would be best?  This article shows you some nice ways to improve your home for maximum return with minimum outlay.  Kitchens and bathrooms are too of the most important renovations in southwest Florida.  We have many condos that are 40 or 50 years […]

Cost Across Time – Lock in Your Rate NOW!

July 13, 2018

I found this interesting graphic on how interest rates have varied since the 1970’s.  Interesting that we now pay over $700 per month LESS for the same mortgage as we would have done in the ’70s.  And think of how much further the money went then; $700 a month was a great deal of money.  […]