Buyer Tips

July 23, 2017

First Time Home Buyer, Warranties and Free Legal Advice From Facebook

Home Warranties Aren’t Free – Neither Are Repairs

Fort Myers Florida Plumbing RepairAs a real estate agent I am about to close out my second decade in this career.  I’ve been through a few “cycles” of the real estate market.  Our most recent cycle has sent entry level buyers of homes in ...

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July 7, 2017

From a Bonita Springs Listing Agent–Parking Observations

 Buyers Agent Park Car

Buyer Favor by a Bonita Springs Buyer's Agent

In the Bonita Springs, Florida area many homes are “winterized” in the summer. If the owners are seasonal their home may have the outdoor patio furniture put away or the security/storm shutters rolled down.  Whether it is for ...

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July 6, 2017

Bonita Springs Gulf Access Home Prices - July 2017

Bonita Springs Gulf Access Home Prices

Here’s a great question I just answered for someone who has a dream of boating from their own back yard private boat dock in Bonita Springs, Florida. What does it cost to get into the gulf access home real estate market? 

Right now ...

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June 16, 2017

Bonita Springs Homes for Sale | Owners Watch & Listen

Bonita Springs Home Buying Security

Video and Audio Recording in Bonita Springs Homes For Sale

You, as a real estate consumer, have new challenges changing and evolving into your real estate buying or selling plans, even in Bonita Springs, Florida.  Home security systems. Besides any do-it-yourself security system that can be purchased on Amazon ...

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Jan. 12, 2017

Bonita Springs HOA & Quarterly Fees

Bonita Springs HOA Gate

HOA Fees and Quarterly Fees in Bonita Springs

Recently I had a potential buyer contact me about one of my listings in Bonita Springs.  As the listing agent I make sure that all of the fees are disclosed up front. Surprises are bad for business in SWFL real estate ...

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Jan. 9, 2017

Buying Your Resale View in Bonita Bay | Bonita Springs Real Estate

Views in Bonita Bay

The View in Bonita Bay is the Resale Value

The last few weeks I have spent in Bonita Bay showing homes and condos.  I’ve worked with buyers looking at entry level condos and buyers who were looking at single family estate homes.  The one thing they all have ...

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Dec. 29, 2016

A Good Real Estate Agent Will Say “No”

Find A Real Estate Agent Who Will Say No

Bonita Springs Real EstaetI really hate to be a dream stomper but a good real estate agent is going to tell you what is best for you in the long run and not “just make a sale”. You probably know, as well as I ...

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Dec. 27, 2016

Understanding Home Owner Associations in Bonita Springs Florida

Homeowner Associations in Bonita Springs

Home Owner Associations in Bonita Springs Florida

Recently, a home buyer called me about one of the listings I have in Hawthorne of Bonita Springs.  The first question was if the home is located in a homeowner association, which it is.  The buyer huffed and stated that he ...

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Oct. 28, 2016

Real Estate Settlement Procedure Bonita Springs

Bonita Springs Real Estate Closing

Buyer & Seller Real Estate Settlement Procedure

Today, I fielded a few emails to line up a closing as the buyer’s agent side of a transaction in San Remo at Palmira.  The emails were from the title company and the closing agent was lining up the time for the ...

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Oct. 20, 2016

Installing Fence in Bonita Springs, Florida

Installing a Fence in Bonita Springs

Fencing Restrictions in Bonita Springs, Florida

If you’re thinking of improving your home by installing a privacy or safety fence to keep you children or your pets safe, here are a few tips to get you on the path to installing a fence the right way.

Whether you are installing ...

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