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Renovations Proven to be Worth the Time and Money

January 16, 2018

Looking at the full scope of what a homeowner has invested in their home – including money and time  – and planning to sell a home, the owners may run into some snags if the home has features that are not the most appealing.® put together a list of common features in homes that tend to sell and close the most rapidly and for the highest price. The features that tend to be appealing […]

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Optimistic Outlook for Housing Market

January 9, 2018

The United States housing market has been dealing with the issue of limited inventory for quite some time and now faces other challenges with regard to recently enacted tax reform, but despite these challenges there are several notable positive trends in the housing market. Factors in the housing market that are cause for optimism include an increased number of existing-home sales for October, the number of new-home sales in October, decreased number of days on […]

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NABOR Report Shows Robust Sales for Naples Area

October 25, 2017

Broker analysts reviewing the August 2017 Market Report released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which track home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island), said the sale of 685 homes was significant for August – an increase of 5 percent compared to August 2016. This was encouraging news for industry professionals, since inventory increased by only 20 units compared to inventory of August 2016. Broker analysts say it was a […]

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Credit Bureau Data Breach and the Implications for Consumers

October 17, 2017

In an enormous data breach through Equifax, which was discovered on July 29, hackers got away with Social Security numbers, dates of birth, and addresses for as many as 143 million Americans. This has inarguably put every American exposed through it, at serious risk of identity theft. Reports indicate that Equifax waited close to six weeks to reveal the hack and a large amount of confusing information has run across the news channels. Reports also […]

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Housing Market Held Steady on Positive Path

October 2, 2017

The housing market remained on a positive path for Florida in August, with a higher number of closed sales, higher number of pending sales, increased number of new listings and increasing median prices, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 25,235 for August, representing an increase of 0.9 percent compared to August 2016. “Housing market trends we have been seeing for months in Florida continued in […]

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