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Bargain-Hunters Find Cascades At St Lucie West Market That Isn’t Waiting

19 Mar

Bargain-Hunters Find Cascades At St Lucie West Market That Isn’t Waiting

Anyone who is buying a house in Cascades St. Lucie West– or even just checking up on the market — is likely to find that some of the rules of the game seem to have shifted. Particularly anyone expecting to be deluged by the kind of amazing deals being offered in 2008 and 2009 should see what I mean.

As the latest housing statistics continue to paint an upbeat picture, at least when it comes to bargain-priced properties, the days of multiple bids and ‘offers over asking’ are back.  If you are weighing the advantages of buying a house in Cascades St. Lucie West before interest rates and prices rise in earnest, it should be useful to take a look at some strategies that work — and some that virtually never work:

1)                  Blanket Low-balling – Running around writing up a bunch of low-ball offers is a surefire way to get yourself ignored, or worse, miss out on an otherwise great property. A better approach?  Work with a knowledgeable agent whose expertise in Florida neighborhoods will allow you to check on the most recent comps, then write a serious offer.

2)                  Dismissing Imperfect Properties – The degree of your success in buying a house in Cascades St. Lucie West can depend on starting out with a reality check: only very rarely is a property totally perfect for you and priced absolutely right.

3)                  Highest and Best – Unfortunately, the tempting low prices listed for some Florida bank-owned homes also means that it’s increasingly common to encounter the dreaded “multiple offer situation.”  If you find yourself there, be prepared to submit your highest and best offer first — you may not have another shot.

This changing market doesn’t mean we are headed into the kind of fever-induced ‘bubble’ we saw in the mid- 2000’s.  But for those seeking a deal and waiting for the bottom of the market before buying a house in Port St. Lucie, the market does not seem to be waiting. 2013 is clearly the time to jump in!

Having the right real estate agent means having an agent who is committed to helping you buy your new home with the highest level of expertise in your local market. This commitment level has helped Bold Real Estate Group build a remarkable track record of delivering results

Are you tired of scouring the newspaper and MLS listing sites looking for homes in Florida? Tired of playing telephone tag with Realtors only to hear the home’s already sold? Sit back, relax and let Bold Real Estate Group and our team of professional Realtors do the work for you! Just visit our website and check off the properties you’re looking for. This service is FREE and there’s no obligation!

http://www.BoldRealEstateGroup.com

http://www.Northeast-Florida-Relocation.com

http://www.TheCascadesAtStLucieWest.com

http://www.PGAVillage-Homes.com

http://www.NewYork-Florida-RealEstate.com

http://www.HealthcareRelocationServices.com

About the Author: Millie Gil has been a successful Licensed Real Estate agent for over 25 years in Florida. Millie is Vice President of Bold Real Estate Group, a boutique agency committed to concierge personalized service for discerning buyers, sellers and renters of residential and commercial properties. For more information please forward your request to communityinfo@comcast.net or 772-224-1634

 

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Incremental Landscaping Grows Port St. Lucie Home Values

2 Nov

Incremental Landscaping Grows Port St. Lucie Home Values

It’s a guiding principal among Realtors that superior landscaping adds value to any housing for sale. In Florida, different studies arrive at differing answers for how great that incremental increase actually is, but most agree that it lies somewhere in a range between 5% and 14%.

Needless to say, that is huge! Since there isn’t anything like a universal way to define ‘good,’ ‘bad,’ or even ‘average’ landscaping, you can’t pin down its precise value. Nevertheless, what is certain is that in offering any housing for sale, the result will be greatly influenced by the first impression the property makes – its ‘curb appeal’. Landscaping is a great part of that.

The landscaping term covers a wide swath of meanings including just about every part of a Cascades property that isn’t physically part of the house itself. Improving it can be simple and inexpensive – or not!

  • A well-maintained lawn is commonly the first ‘must’ for improving the value of any housing for sale. A messy yard will put off most potential buyers immediately: that can make an otherwise sparkling property seem old and run-down. When you think of landscaping as a frame or prelude to what a home’s interior has to offer…but your buyer has to get past it first!
  • Adding and improving ornamental detail is one of the least expensive and most impactful ways to upgrade housing for sale. Professional landscapers know how splashes of color placed in appealing places can please the eye and distract from features that would otherwise detract from an overall impression. Long story short: be willing to freshen up over-the-hill plantings and planters before they become visual liabilities.
  • Taking the long view, the time/budget tradeoffs are fundamental realities when it comes to more major plant landscaping. A tree planted now can mean a great improvement to any housing for sale five or ten years from now. Just ask a nurseryman what is involved in transplanting a mature tree!

Attractive landscaping adds a welcoming factor to any Port St. Lucie housing for sale. Moreover, there is another real benefit we don’t often think about: the increased pride of ownership that enriches the home owning experience beyond its dollars-and-cents value.

This fall, with inventories trending lower, some homeowners may suspect that now could be the right time to list their Cascades home. If you are one of them, do give me a call to talk strategy and the best way to take seasonal advantage of your own property.

About the Author:  Millie Gil has been a successful Licensed Real Estate agent for over 25 years in Florida.  Millie is Vice President of Bold Real Estate Group, an agency committed to concierge personalized service for discerning buyers, sellers and renters of residential and commercial properties.  For more information please forward your request to communityinfo@comcast.net

Are you tired of scouring the newspaper and MLS listing sites looking for homes in Florida?   Tired of playing telephone tag with Realtors only to hear the home’s already sold?  Sit back, relax and let Bold Real Estate Group and our team of professional Realtors do the work for you!  Just visit our website and check off the properties yuor’re looking for.  This service is FREE and there’s no obligation!

View thousands of listings  www.BoldRealEstateGroup.com,  www.PGAVillage-Homes.com, www.TheCascadesAtStLucieWest.com, www.Northeast-Florida-Relocation.comwww.HealthcareRelocationServices.com

Realty Times – Tips For Canadian First-Time Buyers

15 Aug

Realty Times – Tips For Canadian First-Time Buyers.

Are you tired of scouring the newspaper and MLS listing sites looking for homes in Florida?   Tired of playing telephone tag with Realtors only to hear the home’s already sold?  Sit back, relax and let Bold Real Estate Group and our team of professional Realtors do the work for you!  Just visit our website and check off the properties yuor’re looking for.  This service is FREE and there’s no obligation!

View thousands of listings  www.Northeast-Florida-Relocation.comwww.BoldRealEstateGroup.com,  www.NewYork-Florida-RealEstate.com, www.PGAVillage-Homes.com, www.TheCascadesAtStLucieWest.com, www.HealthcareRelocationServices.com

Servicing:  Port St. Lucie, Palm City, Jensen Beach, Stuart, Vero Beach, Hutchinson Island, Fort Pierce, Palm Beach, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, Ponte Vedra Beach, Palm Coast, Neptune Beach, Amelia Island, Atlantic Beach, Fernandina Beach, Saint Johns, Saint Augustine, Daytona Beach, Fleming Island and New York real estate.

Easy & Convenient Florida Discovery Packages of New Communities

1 Aug

Best Florida New Communities To Invest In 2012

Easy & Convenient Florida Discovery Packages of New Communities

Home Buyers request a Discovery Package of your favorite Florida private community.  Tour with Bold Real Estate Group new developments and vacation communities in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Italy, Hawaii, Dominican Republic and the Caribbean. It is the most convenient way to see which of these New Developments is your best choice!  We work directly with the finest group of developers to secure the greatest of locations and building quality at pre-construction prices.

AQUA at Pelican Isle, Naples :: Naples, FL :: View Details
AQUA at Pelican Isle embraces its fortunate residents with an impeccable array of luxury, personal service and recreational amenities. The acclaimed design team has created the most unique resort lifestyle in Naples. Amenities include a spa, fitness center, rooftop deck and sky lounge, and movie theater, all managed under the watchful eye of a full-time concierge.
Bella Terra :: Estero, FL :: View Details
A master planned gated community perfect for families of all ages and sizes offer villas, single-family and estate homes starting from the $100s. Bella Terra means “beautiful land” in Italian and that’s exactly what you will find here. It is nestled in a preserve paradise and inspired by beautiful northern Italian-style architecture. Set amid 1,000 acres with 100 acres of tranquil lakes and 400 acres of conservation preserves.
Bleu Claire :: Longboat Key, Florida :: View Details
Nestled along the pristine coastline of Longboat Key is a new level of exclusivity to define beachfront living, the taste of luxury, the reward for a lifetime of accomplishment: Your inspiration. Your dream. Your Bleu Claire. Designed to evoke the feeling of a retreat from the everyday, Bleu Claire on Longboat Key is inspired by the villas of the French Riviera. The community’s understated elegance reflects the beauty of its natural surroundings and the enchanting views of the Gulf of Mexico.
Bonita Bay Highrises :: Bonita Springs, Florida :: View Details
Three waterfront parks; 12 miles of biking and walking paths; 90 holes of golf; private beach park on the Gulf of Mexico; tennis and swim center; fitness center; marina club with storage for more than 400 boats, fuel and service, a ship’s store and restaurant; wine club; Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary for demonstrated excellence in environmental planning, wildlife-habitat management, resource conservation, waste management, and outreach and education. Four additional high-rises are in development.
Fiddler’s Creek :: Naples, Florida :: View Details
Fiddler’s Creek is a master-planned luxury residential community, to be comprised of nearly 100 distinct neighborhoods upon completion. Less than one-third of the land at Fiddler’s Creek will be developed for residential use, while the remainder is reserved primarily for nature and recreation.
Hampton Park at Gateway :: Fort Myers, Florida :: View Details
Hampton Park at Gateway is now taking reservations. Hampton Park at Gateway will be offering a wide selection of single-family homes to suit your lifestyle.
Heritage Bay :: Naples, FL :: View Details
A master planned, gated, golf course lifestyle community full of amenities starting from the high $100s. Here you’ll feel like you’re on vacation all year long. Heritage Bay offers and extraordinary lifestyle that combines golf, tennis, fitness and a full calendar of social events. Keep your days and nights busy with activity or simple relax and soak in the amazing lake, golf or preserve views that comprise of over 80% of the community. Heritage Bay has the Florida lifestyle and home style you are looking in an amenity packed resort lifestyle.
Heron Bay :: Coral Springs, Florida :: View Details
Heron Bay features two community clubhouses, resort-style pools, fitness centers, children’s playgrounds, a kids’ spray park, tennis, event rooms, spa rooms, and walking & biking trails.
Lake Buena Vista Resort Village and Spa :: Orlando, FLorida :: View Details
The award-winning Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa is a wholly owned Orlando, Florida condo hotel development offering all the facilities and amenities of a world class resort. Superbly located just over a mile from Disney World,and close to Universal Studios and SeaWorld, the Resort featues convenient access to shopping, dining, aquatic center, fitness center and signature health spa. The Resort is a government approved Regional Center under the U.S. EB-5 Immigrant Investment Program whereby foreign investors may obtain expedited, permanent U.S. Residency and Green Cards with optional citizenship.
Legends Bay at IMG Academies :: Bradenton, Florida :: View Details
Come live and play in paradise. At Legends Bay at IMG Academies, you connect with the beauty offered in this pristine natural environment. With its mile-long waterfront, this private gated commmunity lets you experience the feeling of being far removed, but not far away. Beautifully situated along the waters of Sarasota Bay with astounding panoramic vistas, Legends Bay offers incomparable aesthetics and quality along with access to select facilities at neighboring world-renowned IMG Academies.
Lely Resort :: Naples, Florida :: View Details
A close-to-everything Naples location, three championship golf courses and a cosmopolitan atmosphere amid lush natural surroundings has made Lely Resort one of the most sought after addresses in Naples. Lely Resort offers 13 spectacular unique neighborhoods.
Manchester Square :: Naples, Florida :: View Details
Ideally located in the heart of North Naples and offering a selection of two- to five-bedroom home designs suited to every lifestyle, Manchester Square is the perfect address for casual, carefree living.
Paseo :: Fort Myers, Florida :: View Details
Paseo. The way to say “journey”. Our way of saying a wonderful place to live. Stock Development presents an exciting new Ft. Myers community designed with a blend of inspired residences, all a stroll away from the Paseo Village Center. With plenty of places and spaces for family and friends to meet and celebrate life. Priced to move you!
Pelican Preserve :: Fort Myers, Florida :: View Details
Pelican Preserve is Southwest Florida’s most vibrant 55-and-better destination. This award-winning community boasts a 70,000-square-foot Town Center, a Golf Club, 27 holes of golf and a full calendar of social, recreational and cultural activities.
Perrone Construction :: Sarasota, Florida :: View Details
As Sarasota’s premier builder of luxury waterfront residences since 1980, Perrone Construction’s reputation for unparalleled excellence is widely acknowledged throughout the community. Our dedication to quality and our commitment to our client remain as strong today as ever. Repeat clients and referrals from former clients account for a good deal of our business, and to our company, this is the highest compliment that we could receive.
River Strand :: Bradenton, FL :: View Details
A Bradenton Florida vacation that will last you a lifetime. River Strand by Lennar in heritage Harbour includes a FREE country club membership with every home purchase. Living in River Strand means more than just owning a home…it’s a lifestyle. That’s because with the purchase of your beautiful new home, you’ll also receive a Full Country Club Equity Style Membership. The Full Country Club Equity Style Membership entitles you and your family to have full-use of all River Strand’s facilities including our 27-hole championship golf course designed by Arthur Hills. Reasonably priced annual dues cover all the golf and tennis you can play. With your membership, golf course fees are waived and you only pay for your golf cart rental.
Stoneybrook :: Venice, FL :: View Details
Stoneybrook by Lennar in Venice, FL A master planned gated community perfect for families of all ages and sizes offer single-family homes at an unbelievable value from the mid $100s. This 900 home, gated community was recently voted by Builder Magazine as one of the TOP 10 BEST SELLING communities in America. And it’s easy to see why, here you will enjoy all of the amenities of a country club lifestyle for a fraction of the cost. Plus, the location puts you a mere 3 miles from some of the most gorgeous Gulf of Mexico beaches on Florida’s west coast. All of this makes Stoneybrook the perfect community for families of all ages.
Tiburon :: Naples, Florida :: View Details
Home of the Ritz-Carlton® Golf Resort, Tiburón features 36 holes of Greg Norman-designed championship golf, resort-style conveniences and a superb location surrounded by Naples’ best beaches, shopping and dining.
Tidewater Preserve :: Bradenton, Florida :: View Details
On the shores of the Manatee River, Tidewater Preserve is a dynamic waterfront community with exceptional amenities including the Port & Court Club, tennis complex, canoe/kayak launch and riverfront walk.
Treviso Bay :: Naples, FL :: View Details
Blending the time-honored traditions of golf with modern conveniences, TPC Treviso Bay boasts 18 holes of picturesque and beautifully maintained golf; an array of amenities; and the personalized service and outstanding privileges that have become synonymous with the PGA TOUR’s acclaimed TPC Network of clubs. At TPC Treviso Bay, remarkable golf is just the beginning of an outstanding PGA TOUR experience.
Venetian Golf & River Club :: North Venice, Florida :: View Details
Venetian Golf & River Club provides artfully designed living sculpted around championship golf and a 70-acre Nature Park. The community’s two social hubs, The River Club and The Golf Club, offer a spectacular mix of activities and events.
WCI Communities :: Bonita Springs, Florida :: View Details
WCI sets the standard for building exceptional communities, creating amenities that challenge and exhilarate, while upholding our unwavering commitment to the places we call home. WCI has developed master-planned communities where today there are over 150,000 residents who enjoy amenity-rich lifestyles. WCI is fully committed to maintain and enhance this trust and will demand the highest quality construction and customer service to ensure The Experience Is Everything® for our valued customers.
Westshore Yacht Club :: Tampa, Florida :: View Details
Westshore Yacht Club is now taking reservations. Westshore Yacht Club will be offering a wide selection of single-family homes to suit your lifestyle.


About the Author:  Millie Gil has been a successful Licensed Real Estate agent for over 25 years in Florida.  Millie is Vice President of Bold Real Estate Group, a boutique agency committed to concierge personalized service for discerning buyers, sellers and renters of residential and commercial properties.  For more information please forward your request to communityinfo@comcast.net

Servicing:  Port St. Lucie, Palm City, Jensen Beach, Stuart, Vero Beach, Hutchinson Island, Fort Pierce, Palm Beach, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, Ponte Vedra Beach, Palm Coast, Neptune Beach, Amelia Island, Atlantic Beach, Fernandina Beach, Saint Johns, Saint Augustine, Daytona Beach, Fleming Island and New York real estate.

View thousands of listings  www.Northeast-Florida-Relocation.comwww.BoldRealEstateGroup.com,  www.NewYork-Florida-RealEstate.com, www.PGAVillage-Homes.com, www.TheCascadesAtStLucieWest.com, www.HealthcareRelocationServices.com

NOCATEE a Northeast Florida Growing Community!

11 Jun

NOCATEE a Northeast Florida growing community!

Nocatee is a master-planned community located in Ponte Vedra, a golfer’s city and home to the PGA Tour of the Northeast Florida First Coast.  Nocatee currently features seven new neighborhoods and a wide variety of ready and magnificent homes for quick move-in or a great location to build your new home with choice of builder and preferred home style.  Homes are priced from the low $100s to more than $1 Million offering a wide selection of Condominiums, Townhomes, Patio Homes, Carriage Homes, Single Family, Estate Homes and 55+ active Adult Community.

Nocatee lifestyles features employment opportunities, new town center anchored by Publix Supermarket, banking, corporate office park, restaurants, St. Johns County School district, civic uses,  amenities, fitness center, a resort style water park and much more.

No matter how simple the process seems to purchase a new home from a builder you cannot go wrong by obtaining professional advice from a real estate agent who looks after your interest.

If  interested in a community tour and additional information at no cost to you, please click on Builder of choice below and complete short form  to receive your FREE information packet.  For automated listings delivered to your inbox, define the search criteria and we match it with the most current listings to hit the market in our database. This is a terrific way to stay up-to-date without spending hours scouring the internet and paging through the newspaper.  We look forward to being of service.

NOCATEE BUILDERS

David Weekly Homes
Del Webb 55+
CornerStone
Lennar
Mattamy Homes
Providence Homes
Richmond American Homes
Taylor Morrison Homes
Toll Brothers

About the Author:  Millie Gil has been a successful Licensed Real Estate agent for over 25 years in Florida.  Millie is Vice President of Bold Real Estate Group, a boutique agency committed to concierge personalized service for discerning buyers, sellers and renters of residential and commercial properties.  For more information please forward your request to communityinfo@comcast.net

Servicing:  Port St. Lucie, Palm City, Jensen Beach, Stuart, Vero Beach, Hutchinson Island, Fort Pierce, Palm Beach, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, Ponte Vedra Beach, Palm Coast, Neptune Beach, Amelia Island, Atlantic Beach, Fernandina Beach, Saint Johns, Saint Augustine, Daytona Beach, Fleming Island and New York real estate.

View thousands of listings  www.Northeast-Florida-Relocation.comwww.BoldRealEstateGroup.com,  www.NewYork-Florida-RealEstate.com, www.PGAVillage-Homes.com, www.TheCascadesAtStLucieWest.com, www.HealthcareRelocationServices.com

How To Avoid Delays In The Closing Of Your Home

10 Jun

How To Avoid Delays In The Closing Of Your Home

You have finally found the house of your dreams and you can’t wait to close and get moved into your new home.  So you definitely want everything to go as smoothly as possible with the sale of your current home.  Here are a few things you can do to make sure that you help avoid any possible delays during escrow.

First of all, problems can arise during closing no matter what you do and closing dates are never set in stone.  Just about anyone involved in the process could potentially cause a delay.  So you will want to keep in close contact with your realtor.  Your realtor will be able to inform you immediately of any deadlines that are approaching and help you to effectively deal with any delays.

Here are a few a few things you can do to help avoid any escrow delays.

1.  Make sure you have a very well written sales contract

2.  Ask your realtor to make sure that the buyer is required to  provide proof of sufficient funds for their down payment and closing costs

3.  It is a good idea to have the buyer provide proof of the ability to buy homeowners insurance (due to new restrictions on insurance policies, the mortgage lender will most likely require them to provide their insurance prior to funding the loan)

4.  Make sure you modify the part of the sales contract where the seller makes a warranty to the buyer of the condition of the property.  It should be modified to reflect the sellers transfer disclosure statement.  If you leave this out, the seller may have to repair items that are found not working or faulty and this could delay your escrow period

There are many things to remember and many things that need to be taken care of prior to a closing.  So it is a good idea to keep in regular contact with your realtor throughout the entire process.  Your realtor will help keep you on track and make sure that everything you need to do gets done within the timeframe that is required.

The last thing you want is to get to your closing appointment only to realize that one of the items needed for closing has not been done.  Your agent wants to get you through the sales process and through your closing as smoothly as possible.  So you don’t need to worry about anything, but you do need to keep in touch.

The next thing you know, you will be enjoying your new home and that everything was completed without a glitch!   At least, that is, until you get ready to buy your next home, then everything starts over again.  But that is a topic for another day.  For now you can relax and enjoy your new home for years to come.

About the Author:  Millie Gil has been a successful Licensed Real Estate agent for over 25 years in Florida.  Millie is Vice President of Bold Real Estate Group, a boutique agency committed to concierge personalized service for discerning buyers, sellers and renters of residential and commercial properties.  For more information please forward your request to communityinfo@comcast.net

Servicing:  Port St. Lucie, Palm City, Jensen Beach, Stuart, Vero Beach, Hutchinson Island, Fort Pierce, Palm Beach, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, Ponte Vedra Beach, Palm Coast, Neptune Beach, Amelia Island, Atlantic Beach, Fernandina Beach, Saint Johns, Saint Augustine, Daytona Beach, Fleming Island and New York real estate.

View thousands of listings  www.Northeast-Florida-Relocation.comwww.BoldRealEstateGroup.com,  www.NewYork-Florida-RealEstate.com, www.PGAVillage-Homes.com, www.TheCascadesAtStLucieWest.com, www.HealthcareRelocationServices.com

Discover Florida Top New Communities

6 Jun

Discover Florida Top New Communities

Home Buyers request a Discovery Package of your favorite Florida private community.  Tour with Bold Real Estate Group new developments and vacation communities in the United States, Mexico, Costa Rica, Italy, Hawaii, Dominican Republic and the Caribbean. It is the most convenient way to see which of these New Developments is your best choice!  We work directly with the finest group of developers to secure the greatest of locations and building quality at pre-construction prices.  Contact Bold Real Estate Group for more information at communityinfo@comcast.net

AQUA at Pelican Isle, Naples :: Naples, FL :: View Details
AQUA at Pelican Isle embraces its fortunate residents with an impeccable array of luxury, personal service and recreational amenities. The acclaimed design team has created the most unique resort lifestyle in Naples. Amenities include a spa, fitness center, rooftop deck and sky lounge, and movie theater, all managed under the watchful eye of a full-time concierge.
Bella Terra :: Estero, FL :: View Details
A master planned gated community perfect for families of all ages and sizes offer villas, single-family and estate homes starting from the $100s. Bella Terra means “beautiful land” in Italian and that’s exactly what you will find here. It is nestled in a preserve paradise and inspired by beautiful northern Italian-style architecture. Set amid 1,000 acres with 100 acres of tranquil lakes and 400 acres of conservation preserves.
Bleu Claire :: Longboat Key, Florida :: View Details
Nestled along the pristine coastline of Longboat Key is a new level of exclusivity to define beachfront living, the taste of luxury, the reward for a lifetime of accomplishment: Your inspiration. Your dream. Your Bleu Claire. Designed to evoke the feeling of a retreat from the everyday, Bleu Claire on Longboat Key is inspired by the villas of the French Riviera. The community’s understated elegance reflects the beauty of its natural surroundings and the enchanting views of the Gulf of Mexico.
Bonita Bay Highrises :: Bonita Springs, Florida :: View Details
Three waterfront parks; 12 miles of biking and walking paths; 90 holes of golf; private beach park on the Gulf of Mexico; tennis and swim center; fitness center; marina club with storage for more than 400 boats, fuel and service, a ship’s store and restaurant; wine club; Audubon International Cooperative Sanctuary for demonstrated excellence in environmental planning, wildlife-habitat management, resource conservation, waste management, and outreach and education. Four additional high-rises are in development.
Fiddler’s Creek :: Naples, Florida :: View Details
Fiddler’s Creek is a master-planned luxury residential community, to be comprised of nearly 100 distinct neighborhoods upon completion. Less than one-third of the land at Fiddler’s Creek will be developed for residential use, while the remainder is reserved primarily for nature and recreation.
Hampton Park at Gateway :: Fort Myers, Florida :: View Details
Hampton Park at Gateway is now taking reservations. Hampton Park at Gateway will be offering a wide selection of single-family homes to suit your lifestyle.
Heritage Bay :: Naples, FL :: View Details
A master planned, gated, golf course lifestyle community full of amenities starting from the high $100s. Here you’ll feel like you’re on vacation all year long. Heritage Bay offers and extraordinary lifestyle that combines golf, tennis, fitness and a full calendar of social events. Keep your days and nights busy with activity or simple relax and soak in the amazing lake, golf or preserve views that comprise of over 80% of the community. Heritage Bay has the Florida lifestyle and home style you are looking in an amenity packed resort lifestyle.
Heron Bay :: Coral Springs, Florida :: View Details
Heron Bay features two community clubhouses, resort-style pools, fitness centers, children’s playgrounds, a kids’ spray park, tennis, event rooms, spa rooms, and walking & biking trails.
John Cannon Homes :: Sarasota, Florida :: View Details
John Cannon Homes was founded in 1987, but the vision for the company began many years before. John Cannon graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in building construction and first came to Sarasota, Florida in 1979 to work for a national builder. The job soon expanded to cover the builder’s Sarasota, Bradenton, Naples, and West Palm Beach properties.
Lake Buena Vista Resort Village and Spa :: Orlando, FLorida :: View Details
The award-winning Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa is a wholly owned Orlando, Florida condo hotel development offering all the facilities and amenities of a world class resort. Superbly located just over a mile from Disney World,and close to Universal Studios and SeaWorld, the Resort featues convenient access to shopping, dining, aquatic center, fitness center and signature health spa. The Resort is a government approved Regional Center under the U.S. EB-5 Immigrant Investment Program whereby foreign investors may obtain expedited, permanent U.S. Residency and Green Cards with optional citizenship.
Legends Bay at IMG Academies :: Bradenton, Florida :: View Details
Come live and play in paradise. At Legends Bay at IMG Academies, you connect with the beauty offered in this pristine natural environment. With its mile-long waterfront, this private gated commmunity lets you experience the feeling of being far removed, but not far away. Beautifully situated along the waters of Sarasota Bay with astounding panoramic vistas, Legends Bay offers incomparable aesthetics and quality along with access to select facilities at neighboring world-renowned IMG Academies.
Lely Resort :: Naples, Florida :: View Details
A close-to-everything Naples location, three championship golf courses and a cosmopolitan atmosphere amid lush natural surroundings has made Lely Resort one of the most sought after addresses in Naples. Lely Resort offers 13 spectacular unique neighborhoods.
Manchester Square :: Naples, Florida :: View Details
Ideally located in the heart of North Naples and offering a selection of two- to five-bedroom home designs suited to every lifestyle, Manchester Square is the perfect address for casual, carefree living.
Paseo :: Fort Myers, Florida :: View Details
Paseo. The way to say “journey”. Our way of saying a wonderful place to live. Stock Development presents an exciting new Ft. Myers community designed with a blend of inspired residences, all a stroll away from the Paseo Village Center. With plenty of places and spaces for family and friends to meet and celebrate life. Priced to move you!
Pelican Preserve :: Fort Myers, Florida :: View Details
Pelican Preserve is Southwest Florida’s most vibrant 55-and-better destination. This award-winning community boasts a 70,000-square-foot Town Center, a Golf Club, 27 holes of golf and a full calendar of social, recreational and cultural activities.
Perrone Construction :: Sarasota, Florida :: View Details
As Sarasota’s premier builder of luxury waterfront residences since 1980, Perrone Construction’s reputation for unparalleled excellence is widely acknowledged throughout the community. Our dedication to quality and our commitment to our client remain as strong today as ever. Repeat clients and referrals from former clients account for a good deal of our business, and to our company, this is the highest compliment that we could receive.
River Strand :: Bradenton, FL :: View Details
A Bradenton Florida vacation that will last you a lifetime. River Strand by Lennar in heritage Harbour includes a FREE country club membership with every home purchase. Living in River Strand means more than just owning a home…it’s a lifestyle. That’s because with the purchase of your beautiful new home, you’ll also receive a Full Country Club Equity Style Membership. The Full Country Club Equity Style Membership entitles you and your family to have full-use of all River Strand’s facilities including our 27-hole championship golf course designed by Arthur Hills. Reasonably priced annual dues cover all the golf and tennis you can play. With your membership, golf course fees are waived and you only pay for your golf cart rental.
Stoneybrook :: Venice, FL :: View Details
Stoneybrook by Lennar in Venice, FL A master planned gated community perfect for families of all ages and sizes offer single-family homes at an unbelievable value from the mid $100s. This 900 home, gated community was recently voted by Builder Magazine as one of the TOP 10 BEST SELLING communities in America. And it’s easy to see why, here you will enjoy all of the amenities of a country club lifestyle for a fraction of the cost. Plus, the location puts you a mere 3 miles from some of the most gorgeous Gulf of Mexico beaches on Florida’s west coast. All of this makes Stoneybrook the perfect community for families of all ages.
Tiburon :: Naples, Florida :: View Details
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On the shores of the Manatee River, Tidewater Preserve is a dynamic waterfront community with exceptional amenities including the Port & Court Club, tennis complex, canoe/kayak launch and riverfront walk.
Venetian Golf & River Club :: North Venice, Florida :: View Details
Venetian Golf & River Club provides artfully designed living sculpted around championship golf and a 70-acre Nature Park. The community’s two social hubs, The River Club and The Golf Club, offer a spectacular mix of activities and events.
WCI Communities :: Bonita Springs, Florida :: View Details
WCI sets the standard for building exceptional communities, creating amenities that challenge and exhilarate, while upholding our unwavering commitment to the places we call home. WCI has developed master-planned communities where today there are over 150,000 residents who enjoy amenity-rich lifestyles. WCI is fully committed to maintain and enhance this trust and will demand the highest quality construction and customer service to ensure The Experience Is Everything® for our valued customers.
Westshore Yacht Club :: Tampa, Florida :: View Details
Westshore Yacht Club is now taking reservations. Westshore Yacht Club will be offering a wide selection of single-family homes to suit your lifestyle.

Luxury Home Reduced For Quick Sale 9420 Scarborough Ct, Port St Lucie, FL 34986 for $499,999

21 Apr

Luxury Home Reduced For Quick Sale:   9420 Scarborough Ct, Port St Lucie, FL 34986 for $499,999.

Join us in PGA VILLAGE ST. LUCIE WEST to preview this luxury home with spectacular view of the Legacy Golf.  This magnificent home offers 4 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, plus Den, 3 Car Garage and many added upgrades.  Well maintained and move in ready! Spectacular open floor plan with dramatic crown moldings and elegant ceramic tile flooring.  Upgraded kitchen cabinets, granite counters, with tile backed splash, center island and snack bar overlooking family room area.  French doors leading to large covered patio with beautiful columns, wonderful summer kitchen and lovely view of the golf course.  Cabana bath door leading to covered patio, central vacuum, intercom, plantation shutters and much more.  Large master bedroom suite hosting two large walk-in closets, roman tub, stone tile step down shower.   This Home is located at the north entrance of PGA Village offering a private and non-equity Golf and Country Club resort lifestyle benefit.   Contact us for entry access 772-224-1634

 PGA Village: A private community with 2,511 homes and approximate 3,000 acres.  PGA Village features thirty-four distinctive upscale neighborhoods situated for privacy with scenic panoramic water and golf course views. The community offers a mix of new and pre-owned one or two-story Single Family Homes, Townhouses, Villas and Condominiums.

The Legacy Golf & Tennis Club a non-equity private club offering 27 holes of fantastic golf for all skill levels. The home to a 7,023 yard championship courses that speak for themselves. Designed by legends Tom and Jim Fazio and Pete Dye, the community’s championship golf courses were designed to surround golfers and protected species in the serenity of a 430-acre wildlife sanctuary. The PGA Golf Club also includes a 6-hole short course, plus the new PGA Learning Center with over 35 acres of golf fun for players of every age and skill level. PGA memberships range from affordable single and family to a premier golf membership for extremely active golfers. Home owners are not required to join the club. The Tennis facility boasts six har-tru lighted courts, with a fully stocked shop for apparel or repair needs, as well as individual or group instruction. Sun yourself on a large pool deck and enjoy the Olympic-size heated swimming pool, which overlooks the driving range, practice course and tennis courts. This is a delightful way to spend your day at PGA Village. The clubhouse offers abundance of social activities with a casually elegant dining experience, a popular place to meet with friends and neighbors of the community. PGA memberships range from affordable single and family to a premier golf membership for extremely active golfers.

The residential real estate market in PGA Village is currently “Red Hot” with affordable golf villas, condominiums & detached single family homes. The Island Club new clubhouse includes a state-of-the-art fitness center, swimming pool, card rooms and tennis. PGA Village is professionally manned with roving patrol officers 24 hours a day.

The time has come to enjoy the Florida lifestyle and see the paradise that lies behind the gates of PGA Village Golf & Country Club. Contact Bold Real Estate Group for exclusive inventory of homes including Short Sales, Foreclosures & Rentals. We encourage your visit and will be happy to assist you.

Acreage: 3,000 acres
Gatehouse: Professionally manned gatehouse and roving patrol officers 24-hours a day.

Club Structure: Private, Non-equity

Golf:  Four PGA owned and operated championship courses: PGA Golf Club’s Dye Course by Pete Dye, Fazio North and Fazio South both designed by Tom Fazio, and The PGA Country Club course ™ by Jim Fazio. An additional private course, The Legacy, by George Fazio.

The Legacy Clubhouse:  Located in the North entrance of PGA Village.  A casually elegant clubhouse offers fine dining events and social opportunities including a swimming pool and six lighted courts.  The Legacy Club & Tennis Club is a private club offering 18-hole George Fazio golf course.

The Island Club:  Located in the South entrance of PGA Village offers a beautiful 18,000 square feet clubhouse to accommodate a wide range of activities and community entertainment. The Island Club features a state-of-the-art Fitness Center for weight training, cardio workouts and many other activities.  A catering kitchen to service social gatherings.  The Island Club is host to various special interest community clubs and private events as well.  The tropical setting of the swimming pool is a favorite place for relaxation and refreshment.  Enjoy a tennis match or the game of your choice on the all-purpose court.

PGA Village Condos:  Unfurnished & Furnished Golf Villa Condominiums priced from $70,000

PGA Village Townhomes & Villas: Unfurnished & Furnished Townhomes & Villas priced with one & two car garage from $128,000.

PGA Village Homes: Unfurnished & Furnished detached single-family homes priced from $119,000 to $1.5 million. All real estate inquiries should be directed to Bold Real Estate Group.

 

Home Seller-Don’t Lose The Sale!

7 Apr

Home Seller-Don’t Lose The Sale!

You are ready to move and have found the perfect home for you and your family.  The only thing left to do is to sell your current home.  Sounds simple right?  Well, it can be, but there are several things that you may be doing that are making your buyers run for the door.

Here are a few surefire ways to lose the sale
Keep reading so you don’t make these common mistakes

• Make sure you are not at home while your buyer is viewing your house.  Don’t take this personally.  A buyer will not feel comfortable with you around because they cannot envision themselves living in your home – they will see you living in your home.   The buyer will not be comfortable opening the drawers and closets.  Additionally, your buyer will not feel comfortable talking about what they would like to change about your home in fear of offending you.  The buyer doesn’t need you lurking around hanging on to their every word.  Give them the space they need to fall in love with your house.

• Keep your home in tip top shape.  Showing a messy home is a surefire deal breaker.  The buyer may see your messy home and assume that you have not taken care of the routine home maintenance either.   When we say clean – we do not mean stuff everything in the closet – the buyer will be looking there also.  We know your busy and with kids and pets it’s hard to keep your house spotless for possibly months at a time.  So talk to your family and have a plan to keep everything as neat and orderly as possible.

• Do not overprice your home thinking that you can lower the price later.  It is a buyers’ market right now.  Your buyer has a multitude of homes to choose from and if you overprice your home, potential buyers will not even stop to consider yours, they will be onto the next one that they don’t have to work so hard to get.  Talk with your realtor to go over fair market values for your area before deciding on a price.  You don’t want to lose out on a serious buyer just because of a few pricing mis-conceptions.

Any good real estate agent will be able to help you and guide you through the entire sales process from start to finish.  So take advantage of their knowledge and the tools they have available to them to help you sell your home quickly.

About the Author: Millie Gil has been a successful Licensed Real Estate agent for over 25 years in Florida.  Millie is Vice President of Bold Real Estate Group, a boutique agency committed to concierge personalized service for discerning buyers, sellers and renters of residential and commercial properties.  For more information please forward your request to communityinfo@comcast.net

Servicing:  Port St. Lucie, Palm City, Jensen Beach, Stuart, Vero Beach,  Hutchinson Island, Fort Pierce,  Palm Beach, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, Ponte Vedra Beach, Palm Coast, Neptune Beach, Amelia Island, Atlantic Beach, Fernandina Beach, Saint Johns, Saint Augustine, Daytona Beach, Fleming Island and New York real estate.

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4 Apr

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