Buyer Tips

May 24, 2018

Cleaning Up Credit in Bonita Springs, Florida

First Time Home Buyer Bonita Springs

Managing Credit & Buying a Home in Bonita Springs

Long, long ago I had an experience with home buyers in Bonita Springs that shaped how I advised home buyers on credit worthiness or credit preparedness.  At the time I lived in Brendan Cove and tenant in a community called ...

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Nov. 16, 2017

Bird Feeder Rules in Bonita Springs FL Homeowner Associations


Feeding Birds in Bonita Springs Homeowner Associations

Recently, I had a potential home buyer ask a question regarding the ability to have a bird feeder at a home located withn a home owner association.  They did not mention the HOA by name so my ability to assist is ...

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Oct. 7, 2017

Storm Shutter Tips For Your Bonita Springs Florida Home

Storm Shutters in Bonita Springs FloridaStorm Shutter Installation Tips For Bonita Springs Homes & Condos

After Hurricane Irma passed through Bonita Springs in September of 2017, I promised myself that I would write a manifest on storm protection for you, the Bonita Springs home owners and future real estate buyers doing research.  I stayed ...

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Aug. 15, 2017

Bonita Springs Communities w/ Beach Club Access

Bonita Beach Membership
Securing Your Spot at Bonita Beach, Florida

There are only a hand full of Golf and Country Club communities in Bonita Springs with private or semi-private beach access.  Beach access will become quite a hot commodity in the near future so it is important to know which communities provide ...

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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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