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Real Estate Agent - Golf and Water Real Estate Agency
Just wanted to take out some time to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, from sunny southwest Florida. My Christmas and New Years wishes and hopes are that all of my family, friends, customers, and clients, stay safe and reconnect with their families during these times to r...
I was just provided with some extract from an article, where a writer reported that the health care reform act effects real estate. It stated that after 2012, if you sell your home, you will be tax 3.8% of the sales price. Obviously, if this is true, that will have a great impact on the already d...
Do you think it would be a good idea to tell everyone this holiday season about the new 52″ Flat Screen TV Santa dropped off at your house, then tell everyone you will be out of town for a week visiting family (in case they wanted to steal it)? Would you think it would be safe to tell EVERYONE ex...
More NEW Homeowners are Becoming Delinquent November 10th, 2010 in CDPE by cdpe 0   According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 2.7% of current mortgage balances transitioned to delinquency, up from 2.6 percent last quarter. Additionally, industry research firm Foresight Analytics predicts...
As a licensed CDPE in Cape Coral Florida, I thought I would pass along a remindered to all those homeowners, who are facing foreclosure, and currently living in their home for free. Now is the time to get control of your destiny. Short Sale is still one of your best options. Click on short sale f...
This is a large 3/2 pool, home located in a desirable part of Cape Coral Florida. Furnishing are negotiable. Available immediately for inspection and move in. This home is located at 405 SW 45th St,Cape Coral, Fl 33904. After you have had a chance to drive by the neighborhood, call for your perso...
Just took this triple parcel lot, located in the northwest part of cape coral, fl. It is priced to sell. It is a short sale, subject to third party approval. If you or anyone you know are in financial difficulty with your home, please click homeowner financial hardship for helpful information.
What a gorgerous home located within the exclusive community of Caloosa Creek, Fort Myers Florida. It was custom built in 2005 and located on one of the desired lake lots. See more details of this home and other homes at  
Thought I would re-visit the BP Oil Claim process. After writing my first article, I received several comments from realtor's who questioned the validity of the claims process, and even questioned whether or not any claims would be paid, if you were not located within a very few miles of the spil...
Just finished the Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE) course and received the official designation. For those of you who are not familiar with this course, it teaches you on how easy it is for a homeowner to become "distressed" in their property. It usually starts with an unexpected hards...

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