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Vacation Homes Skyrocketed Last Year

The sales of vacation homesskyrocketed last year. A recent studyalso revealed that 25% of those surveyed said they’d likely buy a second home, such as a vacation or beach house, to use during retirement. For many Baby Boomers, the idea of finally purchasing that vacation home (that they may eventually use in retirement) makes more [ Read more → ]

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2015 Price Expectation Survey

Today, many real estate conversations center on housing prices and where they may be headed. That is why we like theHome Price Expectation Survey. Every quarter, Pulsenomics surveys a nationwide panel of over one hundred economists, real estate experts and investment & market strategists about where prices are headed over the next five years. They [ Read more → ]

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Emerald Homes Model Opens In Shadow Wood Preserve

Shadow Wood Preserve, the guard-gated golf community located in South Fort Myers just at the edge of Estero, welcomes 7 new Emerald Homes. Shadow Wood reserve members also enjoy membership at the Shadow Woods Brooks clubhouse giving members 54 holes of golf! Golf membership isn’t a requirement, however, there are several levels of membership available [ Read more → ]

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Rising Confidence May Boost Holiday Tipping

Scrooge-less Holiday Season Looks Likely With the rancorous elections finally behind us and SWFL property prices on the rise, public sentiment is markedly improving.  Last week, Neilson released its Consumer Confidence Survey, now showing the strongest level in more than four and a half years. My guess is that 2012 will likely mark the year [ Read more → ]


Home Sales Get Boost Per Old-Fashioned Sources

Home Sales News: 15 Months and Counting! Lately you may have noticed that it has become more of a pleasure to open the newspaper when you are checking up on real estate news. In addition to the Internet news feeds, I do still subscribe to some of the old-fashioned kind, too: the ones printed on [ Read more → ]

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