Southwest Florida Real Estate

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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

Naples Real Estate Market Statistics

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Naples Real Estate Market – NABOR Report February 2015 Real Estate Transactions | NABOR Report Indicates Healthy Market Trends Continue Naples Area Board of REALTORS® compiles and publishes monthly, quarterly and annual Naples real estate market statistics. Calculations are based on Naples real estate property listings that exist within the Southwest … Continue reading

50 Shades of Selling: Use Color Psychology to Market Your Home

Color psychology may be an important factor when you market your home. From seeing red to feeling blue, color plays a big role in our emotions. Some colors make us feel happy or relaxed, while others can make us feel anxious. When you’re selling your home, the colors you choose … Continue reading

30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate at Lowest Level in 19 Months

RISMEDIA, Wednesday, December 03, 2014 The 30-year fixed mortgage rate on Zillow(R) Mortgages is currently 3.76 percent, down one basis point from this time last week. The 30-year fixed mortgage hovered around 3.75 percent last week before settling at the current rate. “Rates continued to slide last week, and are … Continue reading

3rd Quarter Inventory Remains Tight

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A service from the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® Naples, FL (October 17, 2014) Limited inventory continues to be the story of the Naples area real estate market, according to the third quarter report released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®). Inventory of existing homes decreased 9 percent from 4,080 … Continue reading

Staging Mistakes that Will Sabotage Your Home Sale

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By Deanna Lawley | RISMEDIA, Friday, October 03, 2014 According to the Real Estate Staging Institute, a staged home sells 70 percent faster than a non-staged home. Are your listings staged to sell? Or are you sabotaging the sale? Expert stagers share the most common staging mistakes below. Help your sellers … Continue reading

Low Inventory Impacts Market

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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

No Summer Vacation for REALTORS®

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NABOR Market Report: Median Closed Price Increases $35,000 Naples, Fla. (August 22, 2014) – “Stable” continues to be the adjective real estate experts use to describe the Naples area housing market after analyzing a recent report tracking July activity released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which tracks home listings and sales … Continue reading

Florida’s Housing Market Continues Steady Course in 2Q 2014

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 12, 2014 Florida’s housing market reported higher median prices, more new listings and gains in inventory during the second quarter of 2014, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 67,579 in 2Q 2014, up 7.3 percent over … Continue reading

June Existing-Home Sales Reach Recent Highs

RISMEDIA, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 During the month of June, existing-home sales reached an annual pace of 5 million sales for the first time since October 2013, according to data recently released by the National Association of REALTORS®. In addition to the heightened existing-home sales, rising inventory continued to move … Continue reading