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Lee County - Fort Myers, Estero, Bonita - Taxable Property Values Rise First time values rise, 1.99%, since 2007 based on preliminary numbers Also included: Cape Coral, Sanibel, Fort Myers Beach, and 17 other fire districts. Image courtesy of cooldesign at Lifted by a large ...
Collier County - Naples - 2013 Taxable Property Values Rise Prelimary tax rolls indicate 3% increase over 2012 tax rolls Image courtesy of cooldesign at Lifted by a large increase in new construction and rising resale home prices, in large part due to dwindling resale proper...
Florida Homes Prices Are Up More Than 11% Miami prices are up 10.7% and Tampa prices are up 11.8% Image courtesy of ddpavumba at According to the recently released Standard & Poor's/Case Shiller home price index measuring home prices in twenty cites across the country, home ...
Twin Eagles Upstate New York in Naples Florida Upstate NY or any other rural northeast locale I'm familiar with How can this be? Just 7 miles east of I-75 on Immokalee Rd in Naples lies Twin Eagles Golf and Country club home to the 36 holes of golf and The Eagle Course just named Golf Magazine's ...
Villa Palmeras New Paired Villa Homes Estero FL Priced from the low $200s by Neal Communities Estero? Yes! Soon to be home of the new world headquarters of Hertz and 700 new employees. Located just between Fort Myers and Bonita Springs and central to everything Estero (Naples, Bonita, and Fort My...
New Home Sales Near Record Level Previously owned homes sales at highest level in 3 1/2 years Image courtesy of Bill Longshaw at April 2013 new homes sales just off the January's Peak. Numbers recently released by the Commerce Department and reported yesterday by the Associa...
Home Price Increases for a Good Reason A healthy economy quite naturally will drive home value appreciation   Image courtesy of Praisaeng at Here are some salient points made in a column by Lawrence Yun, Chief  Economist of the National Association of REALTORS, in a column f...
Grandezza Golf & Country Club Sabal Palm Home for Sale  "Thumb through" the listing booklet with the arrows... on the last page visit the listing website, virtual tour and listing information
Reprinted with permission... _______________________________ CoreLogic: 2012 big year for home price increases   IRVINE, Calif. – May 17, 2013 – Home prices in the U.S. rose 7.3 percent in 2012 and are projected to rise 3.9 percent annually for the next five years, according to the latest CoreLog...
New Tourism Record for Southwest Florida 2013 Collier Country Hospitality and Tourism add 1,700 new jobs in 2012   In addition to the 1,700 jobs added last year, the first quarter of 2013 was a record setter for new job creation also. The data released by Visit Florida and reported today in The N...

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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.