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Real Estate Agent - Royal Shell Real Estate, Inc.
The ins and outs of the Lee County Florida's Real Estate Market - Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Lehigh Acres and the beaches and islands of Lee County.

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2007 

  The number of single-family homes coming up for sale in Cape Coral continues to grow, and some Realtors agree that prices will have to keep dropping before the market begins to recover.More than 5,000 single-family homes are currently for sale in Cape Coral according to data put together by Mic...
05/23/2007
No crystal ball, just reviewing and  looking at the fact of the market shows us that with the current pending contracts during the first 4 months, the months when most of the homes are sold, shows us that we could fall below 2001 levels of sales for single family resale homes in Lee County. If yo...
05/22/2007
Broker Price Opinion. Agents/brokers can do an a CMA, we just can not call it an appraisal. We can call it a Broker Price Opinion or BPO. Many banks and lending insitutions will accept this and even order it for refinancing, short sells etc. There are specific forms, software, or you can develop ...
05/22/2007
While the State of Florida's politicians debate the fate of our property tax reform. Different plans from differnet parties and camps have the decision making process balled up. Bottom line fact is that something needs to happen to alleviate our property tax burdens and make us more competitive w...
05/22/2007
My father was visiting this weekend, the first time since my mother passed away this winter. He is starting to think about moving to Florida to be closer to family. We look briefly around at what might be an option for him and I was suprised at what we could find. Brand new construction, 2/2 or 3...
05/22/2007
One of my favorite weekends is the taste of the beach. This year it falls on June 3rd and is usually a great weekend to hang out on one of our greatest natural assets. Estero island, aka Fort Myers Beach, the 7 mile long stretch of sand that borders our west coast along the gulf of Mexico. Local ...
05/22/2007
One of the most-asked questions in town, other than how Paris Hilton will look in stripes, would have to be "Is our market improving?" It's a fair question, but I have a feeling that many people expect our downturn to be over as quickly as one of our summer thunderstorms. Our skies may go from bl...
05/22/2007
A look at the real estate inventory, home for sale, (resale homes only) revealed a drop in inventory! Before anyone celebrates let's look at the facts of this information. Yes it is good that there are a few less homes on the market. Inventory fell from 15,600 to 15,400 in round numbers, a drop o...
05/18/2007
You could say the market is booming again. Well, actually the foreclosure marketing is what I am referring to. Every day now you read a sad story of how someone took out the false equity they had, banks allowed it, and now the couple is in foreclosure because they can't afford the payments. The h...
05/14/2007
Grand Estate Home in The Forrest This Grand Estate makes a statement from the moment you see it. A round tower that is home to the master bath with 16' ceilings catches your eye to your right while the 4 car garage and long drive greet welcome visitors. Upon entering, the fireplace in the parlor ...
05/06/2007
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