Archive for March 2016

Defining a Buyer or Seller’s Market

Inventory levels help define the state of an area’s housing market. It is some experts opinion that 12 months of supply signals a more balanced market. The relationship between supply and demand is simply determined by dividing the number of active listings by the number of closed sales in […]

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Benefits of a REALTOR®

Buying or selling a home can be a stressful task for anyone, especially when it is your first home. However, it’s a process that you do not have to go through alone. This is where a REALTOR® come in and earns their weight in gold! When homebuyers and […]

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Buying or Selling to or From a Foreign Citizen?

IRS withholding amounts under FIRPTA ( Foreign Investment in Real Estate Property Tax Act) have increased. If a seller of United States real  property is a “foreign person” as defined by FIRPTA, the IRS requires the buyers of the property to withhold up to 15% of the amount realized […]

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Pelican Bay Sales Soar

Pelican Bay is a luxury real estate area in Naples spreading over 2,000 acres nestled between the Naples Grande Beach Resort to its’ south, the Ritz Carlton to its’ North and over 2 miles of the glistening white sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico to its’ west. Pelican […]

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Generate More Interest and a Larger Return

When it comes to selling your home, remember that it is the little things that stand out to buyers. Buyers want to see a property they can picture themselves in. Home improvements are a sure way to help generate more buyer interest as well as increase the average […]

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What You Need to Know About New Construction

Communities and condominiums in the pre-construction phase or already under construction are blazing in Southwest Florida. After many years with no new developments, builders are now experiencing a boom among the high demands from buyers for new homes. The trend to purchase new construction is strong for […]

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