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  • Tue Nov 6 2018, 9:32 am

What you need to know about Airbnb Laws in Southwest Florida

Many people are choosing to stay in Airbnb’s when they travel, however many buyers, sellers and investors are unaware of the laws around short-term rentals in Southwest Florida. Short term rentals, rentals under six months, are not allowed in most of Florida due to HOAs and condo as...

  • Fri Nov 2 2018, 12:50 pm

Popular Question of the Day: What type of property will hold the most value?

I’ve been asked the same question by three different buyers this week: what type of property will hold the most value? First and foremost, if you're buying a property for yourself, consider what you want, not necessarily what is going to hold the most value. In my 15 years in th...

  • Wed Oct 17 2018, 10:23 am

Want to Fly to Naples or Fort Myers for FREE?

We want you to fly to Naples or Fort Myers for FREE this coming season! Yes, you read that right! What's the catch? I'd be asking the same thing, but rest assured this is a 100% legitimate offer! There is no catch and as the buyer you don’t pay the real estate agent a commis...

  • Wed Oct 17 2018, 10:20 am

Consider Making Corkscrew Shores in Southwest Florida Home!

If you are currently looking for a home in Southwest Florida, from Naples to Fort Myers, you should consider the Corkscrew Shores community. Corkscrew Shores is a new development in Estero with properties starting in the $300s. It’s located off of Corkscrew Road in close proximity...

  • Wed Oct 10 2018, 2:47 pm

Pelican Preserve

Would you consider yourself an active adult that is looking to buy a home in the Naples or Fort Myers area?  If so, Pelican Preserve in Fort Myers has homes ranging from $150,0000 to $500,000. Believe it or not, there are not too many age-restricted active adult communities in this ma...

  • Thu Oct 4 2018, 10:00 am

Southwest Florida is Pet Friendly!

Planning a trip to the Fort Myers or Naples area this season and want to bring your pet? Most people do! Over the past couple of years the Naples and Fort Myers areas have become a lot more pet friendly, but the problem is that most buyers don't really know this. But, there is good news!...

  • Thu Sep 27 2018, 11:40 am

How to Choose A Real Estate Agent

It's Jay with The Real Southwest Florida real estate team and today I’m sharing a quick video on how to grill your realtor before you hire them. If you’re a buyer, seller or realtor you should watch this video! Why realtors? Because buyers and sellers may be using these technique...

  • Wed Sep 19 2018, 4:51 pm

Top Florida Home Decorating Trends

So, you're looking for a property online in Florida and you see some homes that are tastefully decorated and others that make you wonder…..what are they thinking?!! Maybe it's crazy loud colors or really dark colors and furniture or just a lot of other different things with the de...

  • Wed Sep 12 2018, 4:14 pm

Three Tips to Protect your Florida Home While Living Out of State

Have you considered the steps that you need to take after you purchase a property in the state of Florida if you live out of state in order to make sure you protect your asset? Recently I had an owner call and tell me he wanted me to look at his home and give him an idea of pricing and wh...

  • Fri Sep 7 2018, 8:38 am

Three Furniture Tips for your Florida Home

  If you're buying a home in Florida, unless you plan on either sleeping in your new pool or eating off of the floor, you probably want to have a basic education and some solutions on Florida furniture and what to expect. I'm Jay with the Real Southwest Florida and I'm...

  • Thu Sep 6 2018, 9:07 am

Three Factors Influencing the Southwest Florida Real Estate Market

The number one question that I get asked is how's the market and fair enough, it's a great question, but let's be real. The market's always changing and the dilemma that that creates for you is that you have to either stay on top of that and spent a considerable amount of tim...

  • Fri Jul 6 2018, 2:35 pm

Things To Do: Bonita Springs Area

The Bonita Springs area is filled with awesome restaurants, shopping centers, movie theaters, and other great attractions to do solo or with the family.  I have put together a list of a few spots you should check out in the area! Coconut Mall   I made a trip to this great shop...

  • Thu Jul 5 2018, 12:32 pm

Don't Be Overwhelmed

Hire A Strong Realtor Buying a property can seem overwhelming.  There are many things you will want to make sure you or your realtor cover when buying or selling a home.  You may wonder what inspections you need.  Or what sort of offer you should make in order to be a strong ca...

  • Sat Jun 30 2018, 10:46 am

Ultimate Home Seller's Checklist

If you are selling your home there are a few things you can do in order for your home to sell fast and at the best price point!  Check out our list below for some things you can do to get your home sold fast and easy! House exterior:  Step back and take a look at your home exterior.&nbs...

  • Mon Jun 18 2018, 6:21 pm

Five Things To Know Before Buying A Home

Five Things To Know Before Buying A Home Have your home loan pre-approved or proof of funds available: get pre-approved from your lender before you buy a property! Interview agents (or grill the one you have): hire a qualified agent with experience!  This is a huge financia...

  • Thu Jun 14 2018, 2:47 pm

Mortgage FAQ'S: We Have The Answers

Mortgage FAQ'S I get asked about mortgages all the time.  I decided to do an interview with a mortgage expert to get some answers.  Let’s take a look at some common questions asked when dealing with a mortgage. How much can I afford? How much do I need for...

  • Wed Jun 13 2018, 12:23 pm

Satisfied Home Buyers: Testimonial Video

Satisfied Buyers Buying a home can be a process.  If you are moving to Florida from out of state it can be overwhelming.  You are not familiar with the area and may not know exactly what you want.  It is important to have a realtor that will guide you through the buying experie...

  • Fri Jun 8 2018, 3:11 pm

How To Grill Your Agent

How To Grill Your Agent   The Problem Here is the problem: 75% of buyers end up hiring the first agent that they meet.  They could have met this agent at an open house, a family event, or maybe even out on the street. This is a HUGE financial decision for you and your family....

  • Tue Jun 5 2018, 12:05 pm

What You Need To Know When Making A Offer

Tips When Making An Offer   1.  Ask a lot of questions!  If you are not sure of how the offer process works make sure to ask your Realtor any questions that you may have! 2.  Come up with a price for your offer!  Your realtor should be able to do some research o...

  • Fri Jun 1 2018, 9:43 am

Home Inspections: What You Need to Know

Home Inspection:  What to Know Are you confused with the home inspection processs?  Are you wondering what type of inspections you may need?  We are here to clear the air and help sort out the confusion on the home inspection process.  Check out some things you will want to kn...

  • Tue May 29 2018, 12:36 pm

First Time Homebuyers Checklist

Spring is here and that means homebuying season is in full bloom!  If you are reading this you may be thinking it's finally time to buy your first house!  If you are buying a home for the first time check out our list below to make sure you have a few things in order.  It will mak...

  • Wed May 23 2018, 6:06 pm

Home Buyers Guide: What You Need To Know!

Buying a home can be a lot to handle!  To make you feel more at ease our team put together a home buyers guide so you can feel assured you are taken care of every step of the way.  Please see below for our eleven step home buying process. Step 1:  Find a realtor with experience tha...

  • Fri Apr 20 2018, 2:42 pm

Common Things to Look Out for Before Buying Your Dream Home

It is easy to become overwhelmed when you enter the home buying market. Friends, family, colleagues, and even acquaintances will give you their opinions if you are a first time home buyer. While most of them are looking out for your best interest, they are not fully aware of what is happening in the...

  • Fri Apr 20 2018, 2:36 pm

Will Increasing Mortgage Rates Impact Home Prices?

There has been some discussion recently on home prices in relation to mortgage rates. Some believe if there is a rapid rise of mortgage rates, home prices should decrease. Logically it makes the most sense for the price of the house to drop when interest rates are rising, but this is not always the...

  • Fri Apr 20 2018, 2:33 pm

Why You Should Consider Selling in the Winter

The season you sell your home can have an impact on how much you get for your home and how quickly it sells. The season that has the most success in selling homes is spring. This is a good time of year for families moving to new school districts and is also more convenient weather for moving. Becaus...

  • Fri Apr 20 2018, 2:30 pm

Is Getting a Home Mortgage Still Too Difficult?

Potential homebuyers are always cautioned to be aware of mortgage lending standards and the difficulty they might face when trying to obtain a mortgage. Credit availability is expanding, making it easier to get a mortgage now than it was a year ago. The market is still tight however, and homebuyers...

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