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Real Estate Headlines - 16 - Worthy of Attention... October Homes Sales up 2% source: The chart to the right shows data from the National Association of REALTORS as presented in the online CNN article. The chart is one year from October 2011 through October 2012. It speaks for itsel...
Real Estate Headlines - 15 - Worthy of Attention... It's time to buy a neighborhood when you see a new Starbucks open source: Michael Corbett, Trulia's real estate expert, points out that a new Starbucks or a Whole Foods points to a neighborhood on the upswing, up-and-comi...
Highlights from the 2012 NAR survey of buyers and sellers excerpts from a Florida Realtors report on the NAR survey General Findings Dual income households comprise a greater portion of the housing market Married versus Single Sixty-five percent are married, 16% single women, 9% single men, 8% un...
Real Estate Headlines - 14 - Worthy of Attention... Tax break for homeowners set to expire source: money.cnn.comSpecifically for struggling homeowners, the Mortgage Foregiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007 is set to expire at the end of the year. Will Congress act in time? Warren Buffet still at it i...
Repertory Theater and "Biker Night" - Fort Myers Florida Repertory Theater and Fort Myers River District Always looking for things to do we decided to check out the newly remodeled ArtStage Studio in the River District in Fort Myers. The ArtStage is a very small (120 seats) theater-in-the-round, ...
Just what I've been thinking... reprinted with permission _______________________________Banked-owned sales no longer a bargain SEATTLE – Nov. 9, 2012 – While “foreclosure” remains a buzzword for bargain seekers, a study finds that the actual discount off a “normal” price is far less than it used...
A good friend of mine sent me this photo of the Space Shuttle Endeavour over Moffet field. What a great photo, just had to share...  
Real Estate Headlines - 13 - Worthy of Attention... Buffet's Berkshire Hathaway Buying Brokerages source: Bullish on the real estate market? I think so. On the heals of recent announcements about Berkshire Hathaway purchasing Prudential and Real Living Real Estate brands comes...
Just another Naples Swamp Buggy Parade Naples Florida Opens a new Swamp Buggy Season     It's that time of year! I was on my way to my office which is nearly downtown Naples when I encountered more and more traffic. Then, after several attempts to cross U.S. 41 east to west toward my office I was...
Real Estate Headlines - 12 - Worthy of Attention... Zillow's Forecast for the Case-Shiller Index: Up 1.7% source: linkedin.comZillow's Chief economist, Dr. Stan Humphries, forecasts the Case-Shiller index one week before it's issued. Will he be right? The forecast is for the seasonally adjusted a...

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Author Bio: Bob Pisa moved to the Naples area after spending 30 years in the Boston area. He was raised in the metro-NYC area and graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY) in 1974. His career has been primarily in high-technology manufacturing and enterprise software for multi-national companies. Bob was also a successful small business entrepreneur and ultimately sold his start up business after six years of operation to a major corporation. He is the former Vice President for the Grandezza Master Homeowner's Association (two terms) and former President of the Santa Lucia Homeowner's Association (three terms.) Bob attained his real estate license in 2005, and is working in commercial and residential real estate. He is a member of Naples Area Board of Realtors®, NAR, and Florida REALTORS.