Naples Area Real Estate News & Trends

Real Estate Agent - Premiere Plus Realty Co.
Written by Jim Shaw with over 40 years of success in sales & marketing. He assists his Clients in finding their piece of paradise in Naples and throughout Southwest Florida.
I am working with a Seller on a Short Sale. Lender is Fifth Third Bank in Naples, FL. The Seller met with the Senior Mortgage Officer to explain his deteriorating financial situation and asked for guidance. The mortgage officer looked up the loan on the computer and told the Seller he personally...
Can you believe it's November already?   Seems like only yesterday when 2008 began.   In my little corner of the world (Naples, FL.) it has been another fantastic year living in paradise.   Only wished I could say the same for residential real estate sales here.   The good news is sales have out...
The snow birds are returning in large numbers back to their winter residences in Cedar Hammock Golf & Country Club.  Both the Ladies and Men's golf leagues are underway.   The 23,000 square foot clubhouse will soon be renovated with Halloween decorations in preparation for the big Halloween Part...
The national media is focusing on the following:   $700 billion dollar bailout   Shocking stock market losses   World economies in turmoil   Unemployment is rising while IRA's & 401K's are sinking   Fear and anxiety run rampant   McCain & Obama spending untold millions to get elected   Paris Hil...
The real estate meltdown has the country up to its hips in alligators.  Unprecedented numbers of foreclosure filings in almost every state in America, including my state, Florida.  My county is Collier County long noted for its immense wealth but it is not escaping from record numbers of foreclo...
What Do You Mean They're Closed?#@^%&****? Another shoe fell the other day as reported in our local newspaper.  The real estate developer, the Ronto Group, shut down the amenities at Palmira Golf & Country Club in Bonita Springs.  The golf course, clubhouse, pro shop, renaissance center, etc. are...
Naples, FL. is known for its increasing property values.  Its warm winters, warm gulf waters, beaches, etc. have traditionally been the drivers of these escalating values.   As far as I know, Naples has never been known for Foreclosure filings.   But, then again, the U.S. financial crisis has com...
Got a client that is underwater on his condo.  I have been running as fast as I can away from short sales.  But in this case I can run but there is no where to hide. I'm looking for some advice from all ActiveRain experienced Short Sales Realtors! Have any of your client's been issued IRS Form 10...
I am a Realtor in Naples, FL. the land of extremes.  Extreme wealth, extremely warm winter temperatures, extremely beautiful beaches and golf courses, extremely good art and theater, shopping and dining.  Extreme property appreciation during the boom from 2000-2005.  Extreme property devaluation ...

Jim Shaw

Real Estate Sales Associate, Naples Luxury Real Estate
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