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April 13, 2014

Negotiating Bonita Springs Real Estate

Bonita Springs Real Estate Agents

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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March 19, 2013

Evolving Real Estate Scams With Docusign

Real Estate Fraud

Thieves, Fraud and Real Estate Con Artists

Every once in a while I publish an attempt (even ridiculous and feeble attempts) at committing fraud in the real estate industry. Real estate fraud is ever evolving.  This is the first time I ever had the fraudster suggest that I conveniently send ...

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March 7, 2013

The World’s Worst Real Estate Agent | Bonita Springs Real Estate

Hawks Nest

Real Estate Isn’t Sold Until It’s Closed

If one had to picture the world’s worst real estate agent it wouldn’t be one of those “slick Willy”, hustler types.  Trust me, I am, in fact, a real estate agent and I have worked with enough bad r ...

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Nov. 12, 2012

Homeowner Association Summary Disclosure | Bonita Springs Real Estate


Bonita Springs Real Estate Cover Your Assets

If you’re buying Bonita Springs real estate, what exactly should you, as a consumer, be entitled to or legally expecting form “the other side” when it comes to information pertaining to the homeowner association?  Here it is in a nutshell:

A selling ...

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July 26, 2012

Selling Bonita Springs Real Estate | Behind The Wall of Sunshine MLS

Bonita Springs MLS

Hidden Bonita Springs Home Seller Tools

Most sellers of real estate in Bonita Springs probably don’t know or realize there are some tools in the “back end” of the local MLS that can help other agents sell your home or condo.  The consumer facing side of Sunshine MLS is ...

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July 24, 2012

Bonita Springs Real Estate | Ten Mistakes Sellers Make When Pricing Real Estate

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Properly Pricing Your Home or Condo in Bonita Springs

Real Estate Pricing Mistake #1 – Not enough research.  Researching a listing price for your Bonita Springs home should include thorough market research; active listings, current absorption rate, three to five recent closed sale comparable properties, which have sold in the prior ...

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June 6, 2012

Inspecting Your Bonita Springs Home | Home Inspection Tips

Home Inspection

Home Inspections – What is Considered a Defect?

There is almost nothing as challenging as attending a home inspection on a beautiful, seemingly perfect home only to learn that a home inspector has discovered a larger issue which requires significant, costly repairs. Buyers can become apprehensive, sellers can become defensive and ...

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May 16, 2012

Selling Bonita Springs Real Estate FSBO

Bonita Springs Bird House

For Sale By Owner in Bonita Springs Florida

So I’m up at the dog park trying to burn some energy off of “hell on four legs” and one of the regular dog park attendees strikes up a conversation with me and says, “I’m thinking of getting a real ...

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May 2, 2012

Get a Comparative Market Analysis Before Negotiating Sale Price

Not a Compartive Market Analysis

Your Second or Even Third Comparative Market Analysis

Chances are you probably had a CMA, a comparative market analysis, when you listed your real estate for sale. If you didn’t, you should have. What many home sellers do not realize is that there probably should be more than one ...

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April 25, 2012

Is Selling Real Estate Off Season Worth The Hassle?


Tourist Season and Real Estate Rapture

There’s no doubt we have a seasonal resident population in southwest Florida. The other day, I pulled up to an intersection on a busy street and there were no cars coming, either direction. It had been months of bumper to bumper traffic on ...

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