How Your Neighbors Affect Your Home Value

In a perfect world, your neighbors are your friends. You love your neighborhood, and everyone works together to make it an attractive, safe, and friendly place to live. In the real world, we all know someone who has “that neighbor” that doesn’t fit the mold. For homebuyers searching for a new home, checking out the..

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What is a “Green” Home, and Should You Buy One?

The term “green” is getting a lot of attention these days. From green cleaning supplies that minimize the use of toxic chemicals, to green technology in automobile manufacturing that reduces CO emissions and dependence on gas, it’s only natural to see green homebuilding practices becoming commonplace as well. While manufacturers of green products may in..

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Tips for Buying Distressed Properties In Southwest Florida

In the years following the housing crisis that began in 2008, the inventory of distressed properties in Southwest Florida was high. While we have successfully recovered from the downturn and are now enjoying a healthy real estate market again, the reabsorption of those distressed properties was necessary to get here. Neighbors may grumble when a..

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