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Oct. 30, 2014

First Responder & First Time Home Buyer Crisis

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Bonita Springs Fl First Responder & First Time Home Buyer Crisis

Housing is officially expensive in Bonita Springs, again.  If you are financially comfortable or financially fortunate, take a step back from your life for just a moment and try to put yourself in the shoes of some of the younger ...

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Oct. 28, 2014

First Time Home Buyer Mortgage in Bonita Springs Real Estate

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Mortgage Brokers vs. Big Bank Loan Officers

So I walked into the chiropractor and see one of the kids who went to high school with my twins. After we sent a selfie picture of us hanging out in the waiting room off to the twins, “Manny” says, “I was actually ...

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Oct. 25, 2014

Call Us If Anything Comes Up ...

Bonita Springs Real Estate DealFor about 15 years I have sold real estate in Bonita Springs Florida.  I’ve seen a lot of buyers and sellers come and go and there is one solid way to separate real estate buyers from time gobbling, tire kickers, the dreaded “Call us if anything comes up …”.  There ...

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Oct. 22, 2014

Buying New Construction in Bonita Spring Fl

New Construction in Bonita Springs

So, I’m with home buyers in Bonita Springs and we are looking at resale homes and condos in Sterling Oaks, Spanish Wells and Village Walk when I suggest to the buyers that we look at New Construction in Bonita Springs. One of the buyers ...

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Sept. 28, 2014

12 Tips for Bonita Springs Home Buyers 2014-2015 Season

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1.) Experienced real estate agents. The “order takers” are coming back into the real estate business because it is moving again. Choose an experienced real estate agent who wasn’t working in another field for the last seven years because they couldn’t cut it ...

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Aug. 27, 2014

Identifying Bonita Springs Flood Zone | Map

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Bonita Springs Flood Zone Map

If you’re a buyer looking for information about how to identify a flood zone, fema map or figure out whether or not you will need flood insurance use this map:  Flood Zone Map. Here you can search in general or even input the address ...

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June 26, 2014

Bonita Springs Security Secrets

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Bonita Springs Security and Defense

So there I was, sitting in a home inspection and multi-tasking taking a phone call when I decided to share this photo with you.  This is a common sight in the Bonita Springs, Florida area.  You can see this in my house, my daughter’s ...

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May 16, 2014

Bonita Springs - Multiple Offer Home Buying Tip

 

Multiple Offers Bonita Springs

Multiple Offer Home Buying Question

Lately, the Bonita Springs real estate market has really picked up.  Entry level priced real estate is moving quickly, with multiple offers and pickin’s are slim.  Recently, I was working with young home buyers who found a darling home on a creek – technically gulf ...

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May 14, 2014

Multiple Offers in Bonita Springs Real Estate

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Winning the Multiple Offer Real Estate Bid

Recently, I listed an entry level priced condo at in Bonita Springs Florida.  The market has little inventory and this condo was in pristine condition, being sold furnished by motivated sellers who priced it fairly. Within a day or two offers ...

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April 13, 2014

Negotiating Bonita Springs Real Estate

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Bonita Springs Negotiate

Not long ago, I had an interesting conversation with Rob Aubrey, very smart person who, on a technological level, runs circles around most and he also sells real estate in another part of the country.  We chatted about our real estate markets, the challenges we ...

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