Lying like a sunlit jewel in the Gulf of Mexico, just off Florida’s southern tip, is a six-mile long stretch of paradise. Marco Island is the largest of Florida’s ten thousand Islands and is the perfect destination for those looking for a quieter pace of life. There is a wide choice of properties for sale, from top of the range mansions to small but perfectly formed apartments. Whether you decide to stay in this gorgeous destination year round or just want a winter hideaway, Marco Island offers beauty, community and fun. If you want to sample Island life for yourself, you’ll always receive a warm welcome.[...] Read More
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The Marco Island Area Association of Realtors wants homebuyers to know the island’s real estate industry is improving.
The association’s president and executive director visited Noontime Rotary of Marco Island on July 9 and spoke about recently released home value numbers.
Neal hopes to change people’s perceptions about the island.
“We are finally getting close to the bottom for us,” said Charlie Neal, president of the association representing Realtors. “We are seeing a lot of activity on the island and that’s a good sign.”
When buyers and sellers are looking at the real estate market, they often focus on national reports of the overall market neglecting the fact that each market is unique. Even within local markets, we see different properties moving at a different pace than other areas of the market.
Figure 1a – Marco – Four Year Sales History with May 2009 Pending Sales
Based on information from the Marco island Area Association of Realtors for the period 5/1/05 through 5/21/09.
On Marco Island, reference Figure 1a., shows the following information:
Are you looking to buy a new home? Are you thinking that now’s a great time to find bargains?
A qualified real estate professional will be able to show you the best values in homes whether they are distressed or not, help negotiate the purchase when you find the property you want to buy, and smooth communications with the lender.
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