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Sales of existing homes in Lee County ended the decade with a bang a record 16,260 were sold with the assistance of a Realtor in 2009, according to statistics released Monday by the Florida Association of Realtors. That shattered the old record of 12,123 set in 2005 at the top of the residential ...
USDA Rural Development 502 Guaranteed Housing Loan ProgramNo Down PaymentNo Mortgage InsuranceNo Cash Reserves RequiredNo stated maximum loan amount; maximum loan based on repayment abilityLoan up to 102%* of appraised value allowed...not the lesser of Sale Price or AppraisalNo First Time Homebuy...
Homebuyer's Tax Credit Now's Your Chance! I am extremely pleased to share with you an exciting new tax credit, designed for first-time homebuyers and existing homeowners. The new program gives an incentive to existing homeowners who have owned their current homes at least five years, making them...
Homicides last year dropped 8 percent from 2008 and 17 percent over the last two years in Lee County. The local drop mirrors a national trend. The FBI announced a 4.4 percent decrease nationwide for the first half of 2009 compared with the same period a year earlier. Those in local law enforcemen...
People in Florida are happy. Only those in Louisiana and Hawaii are happier. The happiness rating reported in the journal of Science surveyed 1.3 million nationwide. It used data collectedbetween 2005 and 2008 that included a question about how satisfied people are with their lives. The places wh...
Coldwell Banker earned the Highest Overall Satisfaction for Home Sellers in the JD Power and Associates' 2009 Home Buyer and Seller Survey. Philip H. Busse PA Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate Paradise Partners 239-220-7717  
For the greater Fort Myers area, the number of closed home sales soared up more than 70-percent last month, compared to November of 2008. Home inventory dropped 75-percent since last November, and home prices have climbed five-percent since the end of last year. November housing numbers are way u...
The foreclosure rate in Lee County in November slowed to levels last seen more than two years ago as the real estate boom's glut of heavily financed, inexpensive homes finally burns itself out. The number of foreclosures filed in Lee County fell in November to 1,404 from 1,628 in October, accordi...
The median price of a home sold with the assistance of a Realtor rose from $89,700 in September to $91,600 in October while the number of homes sold rose from 1,321 to 1,413 in the same period, according to statistics released Monday by the Florida Association of Realtors. Compared to October 200...
Nearly all U.S. states showed rising existing home sales in the third quarter of 2009, with total state existing home sales increasing 11.4 percent to a seasonally adjusted rate of 5.3 million units, up from 4.76 million units in the second quarter, according to latest data from the National Ass...

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