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Found 3 blog entries for January 2013.

Naples Area Board Of Realtors - 2012 Market Report


 Contacts:            Wes Kunkle, NABOR President & Media Relations Committee Chairman, (239) 216-2839

                           Marcia Albert, NABOR Director of Marketing, (239) 597-1666


Naples, Fla. (Jan. 18, 2013) - The Naples area overall median closed price increased a remarkable 17 percent from $175,000 in 2011 to $204,000 in 2012, according to a report released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island).  

"At our annual Economic Summit held in April, Dr. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist of the National Association of REALTORS®, predicted a 10…

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Residences from the $400s


As Lantana gets ready for its Grand Opening Weekend, January 26th - 28th, there is already quite a buzz surrounding this much anticipated last neighborhood at Olde Cypress. The neighborhood will offer its most successful floor plans, and homebuyers will get their first peek at six spectacular models by some of Southwest Florida’s finest interior designers. All of these brand new, beautifully designed models are also available for leaseback. Here are the models and their designers:

  • San Remo III - Pizzazz Interiors - Joanne Wilseck
  • Tivoli III - Nancy Peck Interiors 
  • Orchid II - Pizzazz Interiors - Diana Hall 
  • Jasmine II - Pizzazz Interiors - Maria Price 
  • Ruffino II - East Indies Home & Design 
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So after weeks of talks and with an entire nation on the edge of their seats, as well as the edge of economic collapse, the political parties managed to find a middle ground and sign a bill which extends current tax relief on selling a home using short sales!

If the government figured it all out, then what is the meaning of my title? Well, the truth is, we actually did not avoid the fiscal cliff, we actually went over. It's just that the bills passed will take effect before any real negative downturn can kick in economically speaking. Why is the cliff avoided for now? Simply because we did not get any genuinely solid tax reform going forward into the future, these are only temporary fixes, due to be reviewed again this time next year.

With one…

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