Purchasing an investment property is a popular option for Naples-area residents to generate some extra income. It seems like a slam-dunk, right? Just find yourself some good tenants and collect rent – easy-peasy. Unfortunately, like most things, it’s not quite that simple – but with some planning and forethought, buying a rental property in SWFL..
If you’re looking to get into the housing market in the Naples area, one way to do that is by looking for short sales or foreclosures. These occasionally come up even in high-end areas and can be a golden opportunity to get into a seemingly prohibitive market. However, purchasing a foreclosure or short sale home..
In the wake of Hurricane Irma, Florida residents are left to deal with significant storm damage. It’s inevitable that after a natural disaster, the real estate market will take a noticeable hit while buying and selling homes takes a backseat to hurricane cleanup. But don’t worry – the market is expected to recover quickly, so..
Named the #2 hottest waterfront real estate market by Realtor.com, Naples has officially recovered from the housing slump last decade and is once again enjoying increased home values and sales. This is great news in general, but particularly for owners or prospective buyers of investment properties, as Southwest Florida is experiencing an incredibly healthy rental..
Whether you bought your Southwest Florida home 20 years ago and have ridden the ups and downs of the real estate market, or you’re just now in a position to buy your first home, you may wonder whether it’s a good long-term investment. Will the monthly mortgage payments, insurance, taxes, maintenance and upgrades “pay off”..