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Florida Home Prices Bottomed in 2009 A new Florida resale home price index A new measure for home sales, similar to the Standard & Poor's/Case Shiller-price index, was created by Florida Realtors Chief Economist John Tuccillo to be more accurately reflect home prices in Florida.The new index poin...
Real Estate Headlines - 8 - Worthy of Attention... Home Buyers Face Serious Competition source: money.cnn.comThe actual title of the article by CNN is Winning in a seller's market. Really? This is the first time I have heard in recent time anyone use the term "seller's market." I'm not sure that ...
A Time for Induction...Cooking, That Is From Gas to Electric-Radiant to Electric-Induction One of my favorite things to do is to eat! So it would follow that my second favorite thing to do is cook and... I love gadgets and new things. Now I would not call myself a gourmet cook, but more of the st...
The Crazy Days are Back, New Construction Stretches Out Labor Shortages Causing Longer Lead Times Today I worked with a customer contracting to build/buy a new home in Naples. Contract to move-in time was quoted to be nine months! Now, we're talking about a nice home but it is a builder's tract h...
Reposted with permission... __________________________________________ FHFA sells 699 Fla. REOs to investor WASHINGTON – Sept. 11, 2012 – A controversial move to sell 699 Fannie Mae- and Freddie Mac-owned homes in bulk to an investor was closed last week, according to the Federal Housing Finance ...
Bring Back the Old Days... I think They're Here! Riverstone in North Naples Continues Strong Demand and Sales I had the pleasure to introduce Riverstone to my customers yesterday, a Sunday in the middle of Labor Day weekend. I was trying to think about my observations. Not so much about the commu...
Developer Moves into "Hot" Fort Myers/Naples Real Estate Market Lee County and Collier Country Hot Real Estate Market A Florida developer working mostly in Sarasota and Manatee County, having built more than 8,500 homes, shopping centers, commercial properties, and apartments now sets his sites i...
This is a very good post by Stephanie Jordan Lim-Keller Williams Realty Manassas. Home sellers should read and take note of the issues with opening your home to strangers. Yes, prospective buyers are total strangers. Buyer's agents (showing agent) do the best they can, but there are no guarantees...
Real Estate Headlines - 7 - Worthy of Attention... New Short Sale Guidelines for GSEs Will Make Process Easier source: "Starting November 1, 2012, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will implement new short sale guidelines to make the approval process easier for eligible borrowers." So says th...
Posted with permission.   _____________________________________________ Fla.’s housing market continues positive track in July 2012 ORLANDO, Fla. – Aug. 22, 2012 – Pending sales, closed sales and median prices rose, while the inventory of homes and condos for sale dropped in Florida’s housing mar...

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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.