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How to Increase Your Home’s Resale Value

April 10, 2018

When you begin thinking of buying your home, you probably think it’s as simple as hiring a Real Estate agent and listing the home as high as possible so you can make some money back. Pop the “For Sale” sign in the front yard, give the house a good cleaning, and you’re good go go, right? To ensure you’ve taken all the necessary […]

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Floridians More Optimistic About Economy Overall

August 29, 2017

Consumer sentiment among residents of Florida increased 1.5 points in July to 97.7, representing the second-highest reading since March 2002. Out of the five factors that make up the index, three increased and two decreased. Overall views of one’s personal financial situation now likened with a year ago showed the largest decrease in the July reading, down 2.7 points from 91.1 last year […]

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Suggestions to Ease Entry Into the Housing Market

July 25, 2017

Entering the housing market for the first time can be overwhelming and costly. It is very likely the largest purchase one has made and the process can be confusing. The most recent market report by Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), released June 16 with May figures, shows pending sales up 12 percent, closed sales up 23 percent and inventory up 4 percent. […]

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Prevention Tips for Email Phishing Scams

July 18, 2017

  The FBI has reported that email phishing accounts for 95 percent of cybersecurity threats. Legal and law enforcement experts at the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation’s Cybersecurity Conference in Chicago, which focused on threats to the real estate industry, said this is why client communications are a key component of “cyber hygiene.” The common advice to use strong passwords and […]

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Data Indicates Florida Will Become 16th Largest Economy

July 11, 2017

University of Central Florida (UCF) Economist Sean Snaith predicts that Florida’s gross state product will break the $1 trillion mark next year – and then climb to $1.074 trillion in 2019. That gross state product level would in turn make the Florida economy the 16th largest economy in the world, as ranked by the World Bank. Snaith expects the gross state product to […]

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