5 Home Improvements that Pay Off—and 5 that Don’t

Insulating a home ceiling

By Suzanne De Vita | RISMEDIA, Saturday, January 23, 2016 Favorable economic conditions have long triggered investment in home improvements—more money, more upgrades—and progress on the housing front is set to spur the next wave of homeowner spending on both necessary and discretionary projects. How should homeowners invest their remodeling dollars … Continue reading

Southwest Florida Real Estate

Lake and condos at Imperial Golf Estates in Naples, Florida

Sizzling market is about to get hotter  By June Fletcher Naples Daily News The housing market in Southwest Florida has been red-hot for the past three years. Now it’s about to get blistering. That’s the conclusion of a new second quarter survey by Local Market Monitor that predicts the Naples-Marco … Continue reading

Pelican Bay parcel fetches $80 Million

Pelican Bay golf course Naples, Florida

22-story ‘ultraluxury’ high-rise planned By June Fletcher One of the last two remaining developable land parcels in Pelican Bay has been sold for $80 million in cash, and will become a 22-story luxury high-rise called Mystique. It will sit on four acres with unobstructed Gulf views on Grenadier Boulevard. Aubrey … Continue reading

3 Key Tax Deductions Renewed for Homeowners

Slogging through your financial records and hoping to find a few tax deductions to ease the pain? Don’t despair, here are a few potential pain relievers. by Craig Donofrio | realtor.com If you are anticipating a rough year when it comes to filing taxes, don’t turn those forms into new year’s … Continue reading

Low Inventory Impacts Market

Florida community swimming pool with cabana and palm trees

Naples, Fla. (September 19, 2014) – A service from the Naples Area Board of REALTORS®  “We can’t sell what’s not there,” was a phrase repeated among several brokers as they analyzed a recent report tracking August home sales activity released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which tracks home … Continue reading

Second Quarter Housing Activity Confirms Stable Market

Naples Area Board of REALTORS | Naples, Fla. (July 18, 2014) Positive activity within various pockets of Naples area real estate contributes to a stable market overall in the second quarter of 2014 as indicated in a report released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which tracks home … Continue reading

Corkscrew Shores: Clear, bright blue water

Centerpiece of Corkscrew Shores is its spectacular lake  By Andrea Stetson: Special to the News Press Special to The News-Press The 240-acre lake glistens a brilliant turquoise under the sparkling sun. The water is clear almost like the Caribbean. This lake is nothing like most man-made watering holes in Southwest … Continue reading

The Changing Dynamics of Real Estate Investment

By Mark L. Stockton | RISMEDIA, Monday, December 09, 2013 In today’s recovering residential real estate market, investors have played an important role, accounting for more than 20 percent of all purchases in recent months. As noted in an article that appeared on RISMedia.com on August 28, titled, “A New Breed … Continue reading