Southwest Florida Real Estate Market Report If You’re wondering what is going on outside of the Bonita Springs real estate market, this is a look at the total of Sunshine MLS which includes both Lee and Collier Counties and an occasional outlying area. SWFL real estate sales are fairly level while comparing to prior years and, [...]
Under Water Homes – Under Water Mortgages Every once in a while someone has a litter of kittens and sends me an email with a link to something, a story, a graph or some other parlor trick get’s their attention. The latest email questions was about the Zillow feature: The U.S. Housing Crisis: Where are [...]
An As-Is Contract is Not a Hostage Situation There’s a nifty little fail safe when writing an offer on real estate, the as-is with the right to inspect contract or the as-is with the right to inspect addendum. Depending upon what side of the fence you’re on it’s generally meant as a form of protection [...]
Bonita Springs Real Estate and First Time Home Buyers There’s never been a better time to buy a home … unless the buyer is financing the purchase. It’s not because it is difficult to finance real estate or that the banks aren’t lending, it’s because the entry level real estate market is chock full of [...]
Historical Bonita Springs Home Sales Feb 2012 February was a leap year and ended on a Friday this year so when I compiled the Bonita Springs Home sales statistics there were probably many which weren’t yet closed sale in the MLS. This is likely a modest calculation of sales figures. The numbers represent a leveling [...]
What Price Point of Bonita Springs Homes is Selling? Nice to see that bump in the 400-800K price range of Bonita Springs Home prices. With about one month of tourist season remaining we’re been experiencing brisk real estate sale and inventory is diminished in the 400K and under price point. Depending upon the neighborhood and [...]
Bonita Springs Home Sales Foreclosures vs. Short Sales For those of you wondering how many short sales and foreclosure we have out there, these are the latest stats. The real estate market has been moving swiftly and we’ve sold off a considerable amount of inventory. To view other Bonita Springs Home sales and Real estate [...]
Bonita Springs Short Sale and Foreclosure Statistics Over seventy-six percent of real estate sales in Bonita Springs and Estero Florida are equity sales, meaning they are not bank involved, but equity sales. The margin of short sales and foreclosures has diminished considerably over the last year. If you’re interested in reading more Bonita Springs market reports, [...]
Bonita Springs Home and Condo Sales Over 10 Years The sales figures for January 2012 are a great indicator of how our real estate market is doing. Home prices are down so the sales have just rocketed. Home buyers in Bonita Springs are scooping up deals. Inventory is the lowest it has been in years [...]
What Price Bonita Springs Real Estate is Selling? The year 2012 started off great for Bonita Springs Home sales with one hundred seventy seven closed sales for the month of January. The close sale for homes in the Bonita Springs and Estero Florida is up slightly over last year. We’ve been experiencing a balanced market in [...]
What Price Range of Real Estate is Selling? 2011 went out with a bang! We have lift off of Bonita Springs home sales in the $400K price range and up. Tourist season came back and so did all of the Bonita Springs home shoppers looking for bargains. It’s been a while since the $400K and [...]
The History of Bonita Springs Home Sales Ever wonder if “that many” home sales is either good or bad? How much real estate is selling in Bonita Springs? How many homes and condos sold in Bonita Springs last year? Here is a whole decade of Bonita Springs home sales (and condos and I tossed in [...]
Bonita Springs Homes and Bonita Springs Condo Sales Like my friend Debbie in Tallahassee would say, Daggummit! I did this research a week ago and forgot to post and share it with you! So here you go … the results of the condition of the sales of Bonita Springs homes and condos when they sold [...]
A Decade of November Bonita Springs Real Estate Sales Bonita Springs Florida Real Estate | Condition of the Sale November 2011 Bonita Springs Florida Real Estate | What Price Range is Selling November 2011 ### All information is deem accurate, not guaranteed and subject to change. Check the date on this report for [...]
Bonita Springs Foreclosure and Short Sale Statistics Historical Bonita Springs Real Estate Sales | November 2002-2011 Bonita Springs Florida Real Estate | What Price Range is Selling November 2011 ### All information is deem accurate, not guaranteed and subject to change. Check the date on this report for freshness. If you have questions regarding [...]
What Price Range of Bonita Springs Real Estate Selling? ### Historical Bonita Springs Real Estate Sales | November 2002-2011 Bonita Springs Florida Real Estate | Condition of the Sale November 2011 All information is deem accurate, not guaranteed and subject to change. Check the date on this report for freshness. If you have questions [...]
What Price Range of Real Estate is Selling in Bonita Springs Florida? Whether you’re a buyer or a sellers it’s important to know what price range of real estate in Bonita Springs is moving. Still championing our fasted moving real estate sector is the 200K and under price followed by the 200-400K price point. Basically [...]
Bonita Springs Real Estate Sold | Foreclosure Short Sale For those of you curious about the condition of our sales in the Bonita Springs and Estero Florida real estate market, here is a snapshot of October real estate sales. The news usually predicts an ugly picture of Florida real estate and we just want you to [...]
A Decade of October Bonita Springs Real Estate Sales Kind of looks like there was a buyer snap of of Bonita Springs real estate deals in 2009, huh? We still have great real estate deals, we just don’t have the huge selection we had a few years ago. It may surprise consumers to know that [...]
Condo Inspections, AS-IS Contracts and Nit Pickery It’s mail day! There have been a variety of question regarding home inspections from both buyers and sellers. Here’s the latest and greatest from the mail bag that I’m able to squeeze into six-hundred-ish words or less: Question: The home we’re interested in is offered as-is with the [...]
Real Estate Sold, Short Sale, Foreclosure, Equity Owned One of the biggest sources of confusion in the real estate market is the amount of foreclosures real estate sales. Buyers from all over the country call asking about “picking up a foreclosure”. The truth of the matter is that the Bonita Springs and Estero foreclosure market [...]
What Price of Real Estate is Selling in Bonita Springs Florida? The Bonita Springs real estate market is still moving along nicely with the largest share of real estate sales occurring under $400,000. We’ve absorbed a good portion of the excess inventory and many neighborhoods are enjoying a balanced real estate market. I will repeat [...]
A Decade of September Bonita Springs Real Estate Sales How can the Bonita Springs real estate market be in such great shape if we hear such bad things about Florida real estate on the news? Well, real estate is local. Years ago I quit taking the advise of the so-called professionals and doing my own [...]
Real Estate & Tomatoes on The Information Super Highway Most people, regardless of what they do for a living, now have an email brimming with speed of light requests to get things done. Email and the internet have revolutionized the way the world does business and has become one of the biggest time savers [...]
How Many Short Sales and Foreclosures Are There? For other recent real estate market reports, read also: SW Florida Real Estate | Historical August Sales 2002-2011 SW Florida Real Estate | What Price Range Sold August 2011
Buy a Foreclosure and Earn a Foursquare Badge! More often than not there is a buyer at the other end of the phone or an email requesting help to purchasing a foreclosure. Today, I actually received an email asking what’s the best value is, foreclosure or short sale? It’s been years since a day has [...]
How Many Short Sales and Foreclosures Are There? For other recent real estate market reports, read also: SW Florida Real Estate | What Price Range Sold July 2011 SW Florida Real Estate | Historical July Sales 2002-2011
Real Estate Questions and Answers Do I have to use a real estate agent in the state of Florida? Well, probably not. Gawd bless ya if you’re a seller and you found a buyer on your own. It happens more often in the tight knit communities; pool side real estate transactions. Whether you’re a buyer [...]
How Many Short Sales and Foreclosures Are There? For more real estate market reports, read also: SW Florida Real Estate | What Price Range Sold June 2011 SW Florida Real Estate | Historical June Sales 2002-2011 ### All information is deem accurate, not guaranteed and subject to change. Check the date on this report for [...]
How Many Short Sales and Foreclosures Are There? For more real estate market reports read also: SW Florida Real Estate | Historical May Sales 2002-2011 SW Florida Real Estate | What Price Range Sold May 2011 ### All information is deem accurate, not guaranteed and subject to change. Check the date on this [...]
Short Sale, Foreclosure & Equity Real Estate Sales The closed real estate sales for April 2011 in the Sunshine MLS has revealed nearly 74% equity real estate sales. Last year at this time there was 69% equity sales. The slight improvement in the real estate market has been notice primarily in the under $600,000 price [...]
Private Money Mortgage Lending Chris Brown from Certified Mortgage planners sent me an email with a new program that may interest a few real estate shoppers. For those of you mentally ready, but not credit-ready, to get back into the real estate market this may be an alternative to a traditional mortgage for real estate [...]
Short Sale, Foreclosure & Equity Real Estate Sales Just in case you were curious about the foreclosure or short sale market in Southwest Florida I thought I’d show you how many closed sale last month. We do have a fair amount of equity real estate sales, which means there is not a bank involved in [...]
The condition of Southwest Florida real estate sales; Foreclosure, Short Sale or Equity.
Foreclosure, Short Sale or Equity Owned Real Estate For additional real estate reports for January 2011, read also: SW Florida Real Estate: Historical Sales January 2002-2011 Real Estate | What Price Range Sold January 2011? ### All information is deem accurate, not guaranteed and subject to change. Check the date on this report for [...]
Keys to a Successful Short Sale There have been several calls and emails from home owners who are either are struggling through the short sale process or wondering what it really takes to negotiate a short sale. From the outside looking in, they some like hostages to transactions going nowhere so I thought I’d just [...]
Choosing a Short Sale Listing Agent While email isn’t new or revolutionary in real estate it has become instrumental to the success of most contract negotiations and closings, especially when a property is a short sale or a foreclosure. This isn’t a general whine about real estate agents that don’t or won’t properly use email. [...]
Foreclosure, Short Sale or Equity Owned Real Estate Real estate buyers are often interested in the amount of distressed real estate an area may be experiencing. The month of December 2010 offered a slightly higher amount of short sales and foreclosures that closed. The quarter end and year end likely had to do with the [...]
What was the condition of the real estate that sold in November 2010.
Condition of the real estate sale in Southwest Florida.
What is the condition of the sale in the Bonita Springs and SW Florida real estate market?
A one bedroom Pompeii II condominium at Positano Place, Naples, Florida.
Hiring an inexperienced family member to sell your real estate.
What percentage of real estate sales in Sunshine MLS are short sale, foreclosure or equity owned?
A clever parody of selling real estate short.
Propertly listing a short sale to appraise and close sale.
Short Sales & Foreclosures vs. Equity real estate sales.
Unseen difficulty in short sale or foreclosure real estate transactions.
Short sales are subject to third party approval and discovery of fees and back assessments that may need to be paid in order to close.
Someone Has To Buy Those Homes How does one eat an elephant? The answer is one bite at a time. There were so many distressed properties on the market at one time that is was almost insurmountable to believe that it could ever be behind us. In a market full of short sales and foreclosures [...]