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South West Florida Real Estate and Waterfront Property information including areas of Bonita Springs, Barefoot Beach, Bonita Bay, Fort Myers Beach, Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Captiva Island, Sanibel Island Naples and more. Information on Communities, Real Estate Market conditions and statistics, Events, Home Selling and Buying resources and fun things about SW Florida.



This is one of the most popular questions I get when meeting with sellers when they are preparing to put their homes on the market.  The answer is,  it depends. Appraisals cost between $400 to $700 in our area.  Most of the time your REALTOR'S® market analysis will provide you with much of the sa...
Vacating a Judgment - Attempting to Remove a Judgment Has a creditor or collection agency filed a judgment against you or someone you know? If they have, then there’s a possibility that you can get it dropped or "vacated." In essence vacating a judgment is the equivalent of writing a big red "VOI...
Step it up a notch in 2010   Do you need more subscribers? Do you need a goal for blogging? In a rut?       MarketingThe end of the year is a good time to evaluate what you are doing and how you can improve? At the end of year I evaluate all my marketing efforts and see what parts of my marketing...
Forbes Names Cities With Biggest Price Drops   Cities that experienced housing recessions were affected as much by local economic factors as they were by national ones, according to a study by Local Market Monitor for Forbes magazine. Cities that have lost the most value are concentrated in the M...
Technology is constantly changing the way businesses act and conduct business daily.  How willing are you to adapt to the changes as they come along and incorporate them into your business plan?  If you are not, you may want to re-think before your all your business has been captured by your comp...
ActiveBrad thinks we should ALL wake up every morning and get excited, motivated, and inspired to fail. This is how we learned to successfully crawl, walk, talk, and run.  Succeeding at ANYTHING in life is not much different.  So go out there and fail at something successfully today so you can su...
Lately, interior design work has been keeping me quite busy.  A theme has been developing among the homeowners who call me in for their Interior Design Room Consultations.  Most homeowners are looking to simply their lives and create a more harmonious home environment while spending the least amo...
I wrote this one last year around this time and I think it's actually more fitting now than it was when I wrote it.  The holiday season is a great time to draw your family close and be thankful for the blessings you've been given.  As many families are facing some substantial struggles I wanted ...
  Colton's Point, MD 20626! St. Mary's County Waterfront!  Want to be on an island with incredible views of Potomac River from the front of the house and views of  Dukehart's Creek out of the back? Looking for gorgeous sunsets? This is a great opportunity to own affordable waterfront in St. Mary'...
Southern Maryland Real Estate! Home values are established by the pool of ready, willing and able buyers; not Seller's, not REALTORS®. To be a successful seller in today's market requires knowledge, thorough analysis, a valid strategy and most of all, commitment. Getting it wrong can be catastro...

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