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Tuesday, December 18, 2018   /   by Hunter Habib

FSBO Resources

We understand the importance of you trying to sell your home without an agent and want to help you with any resources we can.  By you selling your home by yourself you are indicating you want to NET the most, which we understand.  We are hoping you are successful and if you ever need an agent, we would like to apply for the job. In the meantime, please review the resources you may need to have a successful sale.  It would be a very good idea to familiarize yourself with some of the paperwork.  We realize it is a lot, so feel free to call or email with any questions, we are here to help. 

Sample Real Estate Contracts for the State of Florida:

For Sale Sign Manufacture:

McBrooms Signs & Graphics

Vendors for Real Estate Closings

Title Company:

Trinity Title of SWFL


Jay Caudill

Sample Craigslist Ads: ...

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018   /   by Hunter Habib

Three-Year Positive Trend Shows Fair Market Stabilization in Bonita Springs and Estero

Bonita Springs, FL | November 20, 2018 ------ According to the Bonita Springs-Estero REALTORS® (BER) Media Committee, historical numbers from October 2016, 2017 and 2018 show a trend of market stabilization. “If we take a look at pending and closed sales for the month of October going back three years, those numbers show very little fluctuation, even with hurricane Irma in 2017,” stated Jerry Murphy, Broker, Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs. He adds, “This trend indicates a current fair market that sets the stage for an active upcoming winter buying season.” 
Area brokers have also indicated that open house activity has increased as well.  Brokers are urging homeowners with listed properties to consider holding open house events on weekdays.  Dave Jeronimus, Managing Broker, John R. Wood Properties, Bonita Springs stated,” Holding open houses during the week is proving to be just as effective as holding them on the weekends, especia ...

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Monday, November 19, 2018   /   by Hunter Habib

November 2018 Market Update

Market Update: November 2018
By D. Michael Burke
Greetings, Neighbors!
Happy Thanksgiving! This is the time of year where we are at the jumping off point for the winter buying season.  Upon the upcoming winter season, we have also had several questions about the status of the market given some of the events of the past few years i.e. Hurricane Irma, water quality issues, etc.   The short answer is that the residential real estate market in Southwest Florida is very steady and stable, and representative of a fair market.  If we go back and review pending and closed sales for October 2016, 2017, and 2018, the numbers are very steady with no major fluctuations, even post Hurricane Irma.  This is very good news for several reasons. One reason being that a steady market is a healthy market! Those are the type of trends we want to see. The second reason is that historical market behavior can help predict the level of activity will have during our ...

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Friday, November 9, 2018   /   by Hunter Habib

How To Create The Perfect Craigslist Real Estate Ads

Truly great marketers understand the importance of diversifying their efforts. At the very least, real estate is a numbers game; one that is typically won by those with the ability to increase their exposure in the most efficient and inexpensive manner as possible. That said, there is one marketing funnel with a particularly attractive return on investment (ROI): Craigslist real estate ads.
Posting Craigslist real estate ads is as simple as activating an account and following these steps:

Locate the Craigslist dedicated to your particular city.
At the top left of the screen, click “post to classifieds.”
Select the “housing wanted” option, and it’ll automatically take you to the next screen.
Select the “real estate wanted” option.
Choose from the list of locations that best fits your needs.
Fill out the provided template, making sure to fill in all the green fields (which are req ...

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Friday, November 9, 2018   /   by Hunter Habib

Quail West Named Community of the Year As Residents Enjoy Enhanced Amenities

Quail West, which was just named Community of the Year – Over $1,000,000 – during the recent Collier Building Industry Association’s Sand Dollar Awards banquet, is one of Stock Development’s premier golf and resort-lifestyle communities. Located in North Naples, Quail West is one of the most prestigious luxury communities in Southwest Florida – and one of the most beautiful.

From the lush, tropical canopy at its approach, to its streets winding through majestic preserves and past manicured fairways and pristine lakes, Quail West is unmistakably unique to the real estate marketplace. So is the community’s amenity-rich lifestyle.

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It’s 70,000-square-foot clubhouse, with casual and formal dining, glass-enclosed heated swimming pool, and lounge areas, has just completed a major expansion and renovation project, which in part included a new golf pro s ...

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