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Market Update: Devaluated dollar and the marketMarco Eagle Dated March 7, 2008 By NATALIE KIRSTEIN Wednesday, March 5, 2008 The reason the snowbirds flock to the Naples and Marco Island area is easy to see the beautiful beaches, warm winter climate, world class golfing, and active lifestyle. Many...
03/26/2008
MArco Eagle -- Friday, February 22, 2008 By NATALIE KIRSTEIN The unprecedented real estate market boom and its demise appear to be showing signs of a transition. Today, we see more sidelined buyers actively perusing and buying in the current marketplace.One driving factor that has brought buyers ...
02/28/2008
Marco Eagle -- Wednesday, February 6, 2008 Optimism in the market is growing especially in the areas of Marco Island and Naples. There are so many things that impact the market but perception and word of mouth appear to be the biggest driving factor for buyers who are entering the marketplace.On ...
02/28/2008
We continue to see growth in the real estate market especially with beat value properties.  Below is an update on closed sales since 10/1/07 and pending sales (under contract).  Showings and contract activity continue to grow which is reflected in the 10.44% decrease in inventory and 12.5% increa...
02/28/2008
As we review the past year in real estate, it may seem gloomy in comparison to the boom of the not-so-distant past.  We feel the implications of that investor-driven market and some of the decisions of that time period but much of the current news is, somehow, suppressed or lost in the shuffle of...
01/10/2008
In a recent television interview, Donald Trump stated that now, and the next 6 months, is the best time to buy real estate.  The interviewer asked Donald Trump if he was practicing what he preached and he stated he was doing just that - buying real estate.  Another advocate that states that this ...
10/29/2007
Many visitors come to Naples and Marco Island to enjoy the beauty and lifestyle our area affords them.  In the winter months, visitors from other parts of the U.S. transform themselves from winter jackets into outfits for golfing, tennis, boating, and the beach.  This lifestyle makes our area one...
10/29/2007
The high-end condo, beachfront market continues to show signs of movement in the mid-summer market, a traditionally slower selling season.  The high-end, beachfront condo market experienced a surge in activity at the end of season and post-Easter.  We continue to see some activity in the high-end...
07/09/2007
As a second generation Realtor on the west coast of Florida, my life has revolved around discussions about real estate.  Real estate has evolved tremendously over the past 40 years.  Gone are the days of searching through handwritten pages of listings to find a property for your buyer. We now exc...
07/09/2007
Buyers are scooping up properties on the beautiful beaches of Marco Island.  They range from foreigners enjoying favorable exchange rates to baby boomers entering or nearing retirement and investors who believe Marco Island is shifting out of Buyers Market conditions. Positive changes in the mark...
07/09/2007
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