Real Estate and Buying Tips from Our Local Experts

Why Naples for your vacation home?

By Patti Fortune on

Are you looking for your forever home? Naples FL has made the top 10 places to live in many publications the past several year's. The articles attribute Naples to one of the healthiest places to live as well as, safest, happiest and friendliest. Of course we think it’s the most beautiful...

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A new way to shop for homes in a virtual world

By Ronald Farinas on

In a year when we’re learning to do so much remotely, homebuying is no exception. From going to work to attending school, grocery shopping, and even seeing our doctors online, digital practices have changed the way we live. This year, rather than delaying their home purchases, buyers – alongside their...

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Housing Market

By Ronald Farinas on

Since hitting a low point during the initial stages of the pandemic, the only major industry to display immunity to the economic impacts of the coronavirus is the housing market. Housing has experienced a strong V-shaped recovery and is now exceeding pre-pandemic levels. This is largely because the economic distress...

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Everything you should know about mortgage forbearance

By Charles Gardner on

About 3 million Americans are in mortgage forbearance plans as of October 2020, which allow them to temporarily stop making payments, according to data firm Black Knight. As the coronavirus pandemic continues to jolt the economy, more people will face financial difficulty, including how to pay their monthly mortgage bill. “The...

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HOAs... The Good, The Bad and The Helpful

By Stephanie Harris on

I remember moving to Florida and noticing multiple communities as we traveled around learning the area. They had beautifully landscaped entrances that gave way to gorgeous homes, the brick or stone entryway proudly emblazoned with the neighborhood's name.  That name is usually written in an elegant script and you somehow...

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