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Tue Oct 21, 2014
Jim Neal answered:
Master HOA is 1,584.00 annually
Condo HOA is $1,333.00 quarterly
One Time Transfer fee of $1,500.00

Contact me for more details.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Anna M Brocco answered:
Visit a neighborhood several times to get a sense of belonging. Check out area statistics; real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase, or not, in specific neighborhoods; so, you should check out demographics on your own to assure your comfort level can be reached. You could also check the census data.... ... more
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Wed May 30, 2012
Peggy Wagner- Brandon Hatton answered:
You are correct that this is no longer an active listing. It closed in April of 2011. Unfortunately, Trulia does not update their listings with the MLS often enough, so if the listing was picked up from another source, such as Point2 or Postlets, it doesn't get updated when it is sold.

Sometimes the listing agent is unaware that it is even on Trulia, so unless they are aware and go in and manually remove it or mark it sold, it stays there long after it has been closed.

If you're interested in a current website to search for properties, please let me know and I'll be happy to set up a free account for you.
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Wed May 30, 2012
Beverly Howe answered:
Dear Reddog, The county recording office does not immediately change the ownership name on the public records once a property sells. It often takes months for the new owner's name, how the property conveyed, whether arms length (regular sale) or some other type of sale, Deed in Lieu or deficiency like foreclosure appears in the public records. Also the amount of the ownership transfer will show at the time it is actually recorded by the county. Please don't hesitate to call me directly with any questions you might have at 1-800-283-7393 or email broker@floridabuyerbroker.com. Beverly Howe, ABR, GRI, TRC, CIPS Broker/Owner Florida Buyer Broker ... more
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Sun Apr 29, 2012
Annette Lawrence answered:
As Don Trepper and the Naples Real Estate folks point out, "IT IS NOT THE REALTORS FAULT!'

Now, the way I see it, if you were able to purchase a ticket on the Titanic, and knowing everything you know, having watched the movie and all that,, and bought the ticket and ended up getting wet, whose fault would that be? Would you be shouting, "Why are they allowed to sell tickets when they know it will sink?" Inspite of all the disclaimers, warning and personal knowledge, some will buy the ticket.

Aggregate web sites such as Zillow and Trulia are notorious for faulty data. Real estate professionals provide access to the local MLS, (the only source of timely, accurate and reliable data) and it's FREE!

As you review consumer comments on Zillow and Trula...time and time again some poor sole writes..."hey MY HOME IS NOT FOR SALE! What are you doing?" Then that poor sole who has limited dollars and finally sees 'the' home at their price point only to discover it's a FAKE RealtyTract posting. Even my own listing on Trulia have had the data altered by on the Trulia website. Agents DON"T do this! YOU NEED TO PUT TRULIA IN THE CROSSHAIRS...but, as in most cases, the real estate is the only person in the mix that you know, so we are the only ones blamed or held accountable. Are you seeing the picture?

In the midst of all this wreckage, how some continue to not realize aggregate websites are not the source for actionable real estate data, but is perfectly fine for entertainment purposes. Using it other wise is like getting your news from the "Daily Show."

You now have and have always had choices. If you are ready to make a real estate decision, you need accurate, timely and reliable data. You need to get off the Titanic and onto a vessel that is able to delver the results you want. The choice is yours.

If you are looking for a new home in the Tampabay area you can search the source of the area most reliable data by signing up.
www.MyListingbook.Listingbook.com

So Reddog, what will you do?
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Mon Aug 18, 2008
Scott Riddle answered:
Robert,

I am not only a realtor, but 25 year resident of Bonita, North Naples and Estero and have vast knowledge of the area. My partner also is a 25 year resident of Bonita and has been in the Bonita market with his family for over 20 years. The sites will give you all the factual information on hte area, but if you have any other questions feel free to contact me so I can get you the answers. I wish you the best if you are thinking about moving to the great city.

Thanks,

Scott Riddle
239-289-1849
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Tue Jun 3, 2008
Connie Troop answered:
Fabulous! The new Coconut Pointe mall offers a wide variety of shopping and dining experiences and within 15 minutes either North or South of Bonita Springs we have Waterside Shops of Naples and Bell Tower Square in Fort Myers. If you're looking for outlet shopping, Miramar Outlet has over 140 stores. ... more
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Mon Mar 24, 2008
Debra answered:
Halley, Bonita springs and its surrounding areas offer the best recreational areas and there are many Parks.Lovers key state park with a great beach and park and if you stop right before the bridge you can walk to dog beach or Estero Park has a great dog park with a separate area for smaller and larger dogs just a few miles from that is Three Oaks Park then Lakes Park is in South Ft.Myers.I can not say enough about this area it is truely paradise.You can visit our web site and there are links to all of the parks and recs in Lee Countyand e-mail us if you need more info..
Thank you
Debra Wakeley Realtor
RE/MAX ESTATES
9510 CORKSCREW PALMS CIRCLE
ESTERO FL
239-292-8002
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