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Home Builders Provide Inventory Shortage Relief

September 26, 2017

Sales of new United States homes decreased by 9.4 percent in July, representing the strongest one-month decreased in close to a year. But the decrease followed strong sales in previous months, and sales so far this year are outperforming last year’s. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that new-home sales fell to a seasonally adjusted annual […]

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Townhomes are Fastest-Growing in Single-Family New Construction Market

April 18, 2017

Townhomes are currently the most rapidly growing division of the single-family housing market, according to the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). New construction of townhomes increased 17.8 percent from 2014 to 2015. That compares to a 10 percent construction increase for detached single-family homes and a 12.1 percent increase in co-op, condominium and apartment […]

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University of Florida Survey Indicates Sharp Increase in Consumer Sentiment Statewide

April 11, 2017

Consumer sentiment among Florida residents increased in March to the highest level in 15 years, according to the most recent University of Florida (UF) consumer survey. University of Florida’s most recent consumer survey results indicate a consumer sentiment reading of 99, the highest rate since March 2002 and the second-highest rate since November 2000. The […]

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Florida Real Estate and Economy Remain Strong

April 4, 2017

The sale of single-family homes across the state of Florida totaled 18,033 for February 2017, down just 0.5 percent when compared to February 2016. Despite rising housing prices and continued inventory shortages, Florida’s economy and real estate market remain relatively strong and developing. “Florida’s economy is growing, with more jobs being created,” said 2017 Florida […]

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Examining Potential Return on Investment for a Remodel

February 27, 2017

Whether you are considering the purchase of a new home or preparing to sell the home you currently own, putting some thought into potential home improvements in order to increase the value and overall appeal of the home is common and smart. Gathering all types of information, including how much the project could cost, how […]

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Marketing Your Naples Home for Sale to Different Generations

December 6, 2016

Buyers looking for an Estero home for sale are as diverse as the properties they are searching for. They come from different walks of life (and even different countries) and have different needs and desires. Still, you can increase the chances of finding a buyer by understanding the different groups of people that are in […]

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Mammoth Home Set to Shake Up Fort Myers Real Estate

August 4, 2016

If one of the latest Fort Myers real estate listings actually sells for anything close to its behemoth asking price, that could change things dramatically for the city’s real estate scene. The home in question – 1240 Coconut Drive – is a sprawling estate/mansion located on Old Fort Myers riverfront. The list price? A staggering […]

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Is a Real Estate Meltdown Coming?

Every homeowner who owned a home in 2007-2008 has less-than-fond memories of the market crash, when prices bottomed and caused virtually all homeowners to lose massive amounts of value – causing the worst wave of foreclosures to ever hit the U.S. That crisis was precipitated by, among other things, a wave of rapid price growth […]

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