Southwest Florida Real Estate BLOG - Bob Pisa

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Real Estate Agent - Downing-Frye Realty, Inc. Naples, FL
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2008 

The buyer's market continues to bring out great deals. Bonita Bay group, developer of Twin Eagles, is offering incentives to new home buyers. The incentives are limited time and limited quantity. Developer-paid Master HOA fees and a Complimentary, non-refundable, lifetime Membership at The Club a...
Posted over 5 years ago
This is hot off the press from Florida Association of REALTORS - FAR. Here is the opening paragraph just sent out by FAR... ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 24, 2008 - For the first time in almost three years, Florida's existing home sales rose in September, noting a 24 percent increase in activity in the yea...
Posted over 5 years ago
This past summer I had a client call me from out of state that was interested in purchasing a Florida property but insisted it be a good buy. We scoured short sales and made several offers sight-unseen. This was the first experience for me doing this. In the end, he was successful and we bought a...
Posted over 5 years ago
What was said? Paraphrased - '...it's a good time to buy a home...some people have realized that prices have come down...'   Of course the piece was presented with the caveat 'if you can afford to buy one'. Well, clearly that's the case. The media has been hammering day-in and day-out about the m...
Posted over 5 years ago
A few posts back I wrote this: If you are in the position of selling your home you must evaluate your situation. If you just want to sell but don't need to sell you should be resigned to the fact that your home will sell but for less than you thought, maybe even much less than you thought. Depend...
Posted over 5 years ago
Based the closed sale data from 1/1/2008 through 9/30/2008 for single-family and detached-villas homes as recorded in Sunshine MLS for Realtor assisted sales. Community Numberof Sales SHADOW WOOD AT THE BROOKS 46 BONITA BAY 45 STONEYBROOK 33 PELICAN LANDING 29 PALMIRA GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB 27 SPA...
Posted over 5 years ago
Based the closed sale data from 1/1/2008 through 9/30/2008 for single-family and detached-villas homes recorded in Sunshine MLS for Realtor assissted sales excluding Golden Gate City and Golden Gates Estates. Community Numberof Sales LELY RESORT (Total/Ole) 63 / 11 NAPLES PARK 63 PELICAN BAY 32 I...
Posted over 5 years ago
It's the 1st of the month (or maybe a bit beyond) and I have posted on www.BobPisa.com a reports that shows the charts for 12-month running average selling prices and unit volume sales. The data is broken down by area - Naples and Bonita Springs / Estero Florida. It is also broken down by single-...
Posted over 5 years ago
...and, Cash is King. One man's view. I was giving this some thought while driving to the office today. How does the current state of our economic affairs affect the real estate market and those in the market? I define "those in the market" as people who earn their living providing professional r...
Posted over 5 years ago
The Mercato is coming along quite nicely. First The Capital Grille opened, Whole Foods just weeks ago, and now McCormick & Schmick's will open in a few weeks. As for the residences at The Strada, there are two buildings with 80 residences in total. About 30% are sold with the first closings and o...
Posted over 5 years ago
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Bob Pisa Downing-Frye Realty

Outstanding Performance Award: 2011
Top Performance Award 2012
Gulfshore Life Magazine Five-Star Award: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Author Bio: Bob Pisa moved to the Naples area after spending 30 years in the Boston area. He was raised in the metro-NYC area and graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY) in 1974. His career has been primarily in high-technology manufacturing and enterprise software for multi-national companies. Bob was also a successful small business entrepreneur and ultimately sold his start up business after six years of operation to a major corporation. He is the former Vice President for the Grandezza Master Homeowner's Association (two terms) and former President of the Santa Lucia Homeowner's Association (three terms.) Bob attained his real estate license in 2005, and is working in commercial and residential real estate. He is a member of Naples Area Board of Realtors®, NAR, and Florida REALTORS.