Anne - when buying in a particular area - it is best to track the houses that have sold and get your own idea of what values are. You should be able to walk into a house and have an idea of what a good price is. Takes a lot of work - but in such a large purchase - it is well worth doing. There is also the variable of what a house is worth to you. Some things have little value to many people but a lot of value to you.
This is my humble opinion anyway.... more
The units in Ole are townhouses, smaller size and are great for investors, folks who want to rent the units out. Developed and built by Stock development it is a well planned rout comity with it's own town center with shops and theatre close by.... more
Not direct beach front condos but there are single family homes on the beach in the Olde Naples area, walking distance to 5th Ave S. We do have condos that would be walking distance to the beach and 5th Ave S.... more
Trulia is a great source for browsing for homes, that paired with a local Realtor and their mls system is a great way to find a home. Some of the information provided online can be lagging and a Realtor can verify the information for you.... more
Hi James, Focus on common sense, and the the items that you are not familiar with, memorize. If you have a sample test CD, use it for the next 2 days, constantly. I have a felling you will do very well!... more