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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Naples Luxury Real Estate Group
RECENT BLOG POSTS
A special team of economists using a variety of forecasting models have concluded that any future declines in housing prices will likely remain small. The economists include professors from Columbia University and the Center for Real Estate at Wichita State University, Kansas. What led them to th...
08/07/2008
Is Renting to Own a Good Option For You? What is holding you back from buying a home? For most, it is finance. If your credit is marred, you may not be able to secure a home loan in order to make a real estate purchase. If you want to purchase a home in today's market you not only need good credi...
07/30/2008
How do you Spot a Real Estate Housing Rebound? Has the real estate industry hit rock bottom yet? If not yet, when? How much more can the real estate industry take before things start to look up? As a real estate professional even I cannot declare with absolute certainty as to the state of the nat...
07/28/2008
We Live in an Amazing Country and an Amazing Destination How did you enjoy the recent Fourth of July celebration? Spectacular this year, wasn't it? It seems like each year is better than the one before.  Independence Day reminds us to be grateful and cherish our freedoms that have been won for us...
07/24/2008
More Good News in Store for the Real Estate Industry Locally and Nationally Although records from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) are reporting declines around the country, recent feedback is still good overall. According to Lawrence Yen, a chief economist for the NAR it is just anothe...
07/22/2008
Traveling, whether going to nearby campgrounds, our Naples beaches, or on a full scale globe-trotting adventure, can take a toll on the environment. Being careless on our journeys can damage the natural resources and lands we are visiting and also needlessly use up energy. With additional light b...
07/18/2008
  In order to prevent a repeat or continuation of the current mortgage crisis resulting in record high foreclosures, the Feds are adopting rules that will inhibit the use of shady or unethical lending practices for future homebuyers. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke stated, "These new rules... will addr...
07/15/2008
After more than 25 years in the real estate industry, I have seen the drastic ups and downturns that the market can take. To me this is part and parcel of the entire process, so it upsets me to hear the negative media reports from around the country concerning the current market downturn. I under...
07/14/2008
Have you heard about the new homeowner's insurance for residential green buildings? To qualify your home must currently be built up to the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED (Leadership in Environmental and Energy Design) standards, or have been destroyed, and either upgraded or entirely rebuilt ...
07/09/2008
One hot topic on everyone's mind these days is identity theft. Identity thieves attack working individuals, the elderly, retired, children, teens, and businesses. Here are few tips you can use to protect the things that mean the most to you. •·     Protect your Social Security Number - Do not car...
07/08/2008
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