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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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Posted in Buyer Tips, Seller Tips
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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Posted in Buyer Tips, Seller Tips
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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Oct. 12, 2016

Moving Companies to Bonita Springs Florida - Bonita Springs Real Estate

Moving to Bonita Springs Florida

Moving Companies to Bonita Springs Florida

One of the questions I get quite often is about moving.  How to find a mover. How to hire a mover.  Can you trust the movers?  Well, when you think of your entire household of possessions getting loaded up and moved ...

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Sept. 4, 2016

5 Tips for Finding a Bonita Springs Real Estate “Gem”

 

Finding Real Estate Deals in Bonita Springs

For just under twenty years I have helped buyers and sellers of real estate in the Bonita Springs area.  One of the reoccurring themes I have noticed is that buyers will ask me to call them when I see a great ...

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Aug. 13, 2016

First Time Home Buyer in San Carlos Park

 First Time Home Buyer San Carlos Park

First Time Home Buying in San Carlos Park

This is a fairly comprehensive and lengthy guide, while helpful for the first time home buyers, will explain procedures for anyone purchasing a home in the Bonita Springs, Estero and San Carlos Park – Fort Myers, Florida areas.

The biggest challenge ...

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July 5, 2016

Tips For Buying Affordable Bonita Springs Real Estate 2016

Tips For Buying Affordable Bonita Springs Real Estate

Tips For Buying Affordable Bonita Springs Real Estate 2016

Today was Pennsylvania day … as in most of my buyers calls were folks from the Keystone state looking for Bonita Springs real estate.  This is an oddity this time of year. The geographical phone call phenomenon usually happens in ...

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