Life in a Master Planned Community – Is it Worth the Cost?

Here in Southwest Florida, master planned communities are plentiful and highly sought-after. While many of these communities are popular with retirees and second home owners, we’re seeing more and more catering to busy young families as well. What exactly is life like in a master planned community, and is it worth the cost?

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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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