Buyer Tips

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 deal or ...

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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 a many ...

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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 the winter ...

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April 25, 2016

Village Walk Bonita Springs Master Suite Ground Floor

Ground Floor Master Suite Bonita Springs

Ground Floor Master Suite Bonita Springs Fl

Recently, I replied to an email from a buyer who was looking for a home in with a master bedroom on the ground floor.  This buyer was asking about the Cayman townhome which is a popular plan due ...

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Oct. 27, 2015

FHA Approved Condos in Bonita Springs, Florida

FHA Approved Condos

FHA Approved Condos in Bonita Springs FL

For those of you who are coming to Bonita Springs, Florida to buy a condo here is some valuable information you need to know about financing, especially with FHA and a condominium.

FHA used to easily finance condos in Bonita Springs but after ...

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Jan. 16, 2015

Natural Gas in Bonita Springs & Estero Area

Natural Gas Bonita Spring

Natural Gas Communities in Bonita Springs - Estero

For the folks who really like cooking or heating with natural gas instead of electric heat, there are only a handful of communities in the area with natural gas or access to natural gas.  Natural gas is not in every neighborhood in the ...

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Jan. 7, 2015

The Management Company Must Document Budget & Fees

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Disclosure of Budget & Fees By Management Company

Today, for the umpteenth time I went round-and-round with a property management company about fees. Some management companies put up websites with info on it thinking that they have covered their own bases and they’re good to go. this particular company only ...

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Jan. 6, 2015

Here are 8 Ways to Find Real Estate Steals in Bonita Springs Florida

Bonita Springs homes for sale

Finding a Bonita Springs Home Steal

If you think you missed the boat because the distressed real estate pool has gotten shallow, here are some great tips to make sure you bet the best deal when shopping for a home in Bonita Springs, Florida. Here are 8 Ways to Find ...

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Jan. 1, 2015

Effective Bonita Springs Home Search

Bonita Springs Home Search

Effective Bonita Springs Home Searches

Today, New Years Day, a real estate buyer set up a search on one of my websites for the following terms:

County:Collier County, Lee County

City:Bonita Springs, Goodland, Naples, Cape Coral, Estero, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach 

Property type:Single Family Home, Condo ...

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Jan. 1, 2015

Bonita Springs Homeowner Association Fees

Bonita Springs Homeowner Association Fees

Verifying Bonita Springs Homeowner Association Fees

Periodically, I get an email with a great question I end up writing a reply to that should be on my website for future Googlers.  Today’s real estate question: Is there a web site we can go to, to get HOA (home owner ...

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