Frequently Asked Questions about Real Estate in Southwest FL

About the Florida Condo Document Review Period

About the Florida Condo Document Review Period

State Law in Florida Provides for a 3 Day Condominium Document Review By state law, Florida has a 3 day review period for condo purchasers. A “condo” might be a condominium, a townhome, carriage home or other attached unit or even a detached single family...

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Infographic: The Basics of a Real Estate Transaction

Infographic: The Basics of a Real Estate Transaction

This infographic from our association is a nice summary of how a real estate transaction works. Be sure to talk with your Realtor about each phase and what to expect. For example, discuss with your Realtor the possible outcomes of the inspection and appraisal stages...

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Top Benefits of Living in a Gated Community

Top Benefits of Living in a Gated Community

1. Gated communities offer added security. Easily the most obvious benefit of living in a gated community is the sense of security and safety that it provides. Gated communities have lower crime rates than non-gated communities, and it is not just the gates at the...

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Understanding Southwest Florida Real Estate Terminology

Understanding Southwest Florida Real Estate Terminology

During your home search in Southwest Florida, you are likely to come across a variety of terms describing housing types - coach home, villa, estate, and single family home, just to name a few. Since newcomers to Florida are unlikely to have encountered at least a few...

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Should You Consider New Construction?

Should You Consider New Construction?

While everyone hopes that the very first home that they look through will be "the one," the truth is that finding a person's dream home is much easier said than done. Purchasing a new home, however, is definitely one area of your life that you have every reason and...

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Is Condo Living Right for You?

Is Condo Living Right for You?

So you have decided to purchase real estate in Southwest Florida. But, you can’t decide between a single family home in Southwest Florida or condo. This is a common dilemma that many of our clients face, as each has appealing qualities. Here is some food for thought...

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10 Tips for Choosing the Right Home Floor Plan

10 Tips for Choosing the Right Home Floor Plan

Homes in Southwest Florida come in all shapes, sizes, and styles, whether you are looking for a single family home in a Cape Coral gated community or a luxurious waterfront estate located right on the Gulf of Mexico in Naples. Deciding on a home that fits and suits...

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