Entries by KarenKohler

Top of the Search Engines

Most business people are concerned with being at the top of search on Google. It can be a key element to their success. Business leaders know people will rarely click through multiple pages to find the information they want. The big question is how do I get my business on that first page? The easy […]

Negotiating Tips

Listen Closely-doing more listening than speaking can give you an edge or further insight on how to proceed. Do not hesitate to delay responding until you have formulated a plan. Do your Homework-have as much data and supporting facts as possible so that you can back up your offer. It will also provide you with […]

Insuring high-end properties

Did you know that a title agency needs to submit a “Request to Issue Policy in Excess of Limits” for any commercial or residential transaction over a stated value? Most often, the threshold assigned is over a million dollars. What happens behind the scenes that most lenders, realtors, and clients are not aware of? After […]

Five Reasons to Purchase a Survey:

Other than a title report, there may be nothing more fundamental to a real estate purchase than a proper survey. Moreover, while a title commitment will tell the purchaser what is in the public record, it will not show encroachments affecting the property, whether there is adequate access, or the location of easements, just to name […]

Naples June Real Estate Shows Strong Activity

Naples was recently voted the number one southern “boomtown”, which might be one reason showings were up during June. The June 2019 Market Report released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island), revealed that 500 potential buyers were shown homes for sale […]

Five County Real Estate Sales Up

Five County Real Estate Up While the average price and median price of single family residences sold in the Five County area rose, the overall dollar volume dropped when comparing June of 2019 over June 2018. The average price sold wat $291,948 and the median price sold was $255,000. This is compared to 2018 June […]