Barry and Kim with the Hoey Team ☘'s Blog Posts

Global High Net Worth Analysis Hoey Team eXp Realty

The first edition of the High Net Worth Handbook provides unique HNW analysis, uncovering the state of the world’s millionaire population (those with between $1m and $30m in net)

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Is That Fixer-Upper Really a Good Deal ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

The lower price of a fixer-upper and the added resale value after a remodel can be alluring to some home buyers. For example, the average price of a fixer-upper home on the TV show “Fixer

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Check it out as Recession Fears Grow with some people, But Economists Say Housing Is OK ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Recession fears are growing, and that may prompt some Americans—who are still haunted by the last one—to get skittish about the housing market.  Don’t expect another &ldquo

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Buying a Golf Course Residence ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Golf Course ResidencesConsidering a golf course property purchase? You’re in good company. It’s a buyer’s market for those looking to purchase a home within a golf community,

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Preparing for Acts of Terrorism ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

What is Terrorism? The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) defines terrorism as “the unlawful use of force against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government, the civilian

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CoreLogic UPDATE: Home prices Set to Rise Through July 2020 ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Rising family incomes, low mortgage rates and older millennials should keep home prices moving higher through at least July of next year.NEW YORK – Thanks to rising family incomes, low

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Mansions aren’t the only property millionaires have to worry about when a hurricane hits — there’s also yachts, cars, and wine collections ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Here’s how the ultra-wealthy prepare for the worstFotoKina / ShutterstockAffluent homeowners have higher-value property and assets to protect during national disasters.Insurance

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The Summer Swoon Continues With Mortgage Rates being reduced ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 3.49% this week, the lowest average since October 2016, Freddie Mac reports. “Mortgage rates continued the summer swoon due to weaker economic data,

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Hazardous Materials and Chemicals ☘ What you should do ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

CHEMICALThe word reminds us of the latest news story about an accident or environmental damage from improper storage, use or disposal of chemicals. However, many aspects of modern life are made

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Miscellaneous ADA Bathroom Building Codes ☘ Make Your Bathroom Safe for Seniors ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty ☘ SRESAgent.Com ☘

Keeping the toilet, the clearances as well as the door opening aside, there are several other factors which you need to consider if you wish to get proper results. There are a lot of other factors

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PRESS RELEASE ☘ Barry earns the CRS (Certified Residential Specialist®) Designation ☘ What it means for Sellers and for Buyers ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor more information, contact:Barry Hoey Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty 239-360-5527 Barry@SWFLLuxury.Com SWFLLuxuryCollection.ComJoining Three Percent of all Realtors, Barry Hoey

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Wildfires ☘ What to do ☘ What you should Know ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Wildfires occur outside the front and back doors of many homes in our area. The Florida Forest Service’s Caloosahatchee Forestry Center, City of Naples Police & Fire Department, Immokalee

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$45 Million Beverly Hills Home Coming On The Market With a McLaren, Aston Martin, Ferrari And Porsche As Part Of The Negotiations ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Living room with Hermes-designed chandelier - JOEL DANTROIt isn’t just the cars that should catch your eye for this home in Beverly Hills Flats. The Fendi-designed kitchen, the Hermes

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The Trump administration proposes massive overhaul of FHA, Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

New guidance from HUD and U.S. Treasury would end the conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, while reforming the Federal Housing AdministrationThe Trump administration Thursday

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Updated Press Release: Barry Hoey earns internationally recognized designation for performance in luxury real estate ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

For Immediate ReleaseFor more information, contact:Barry HoeyHoey Team ☘ eXp Realty239-360-5527Barry@SWFLLuxury.ComSWFLLuxuryCollection.ComBarry Hoey earns internationally recognized

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Cold Weather Recommendations ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Although Southwest Florida basks in a subtropical climate most of the year, occasional arctic cold fronts can invade the area causing frosts and/or freezes. Damage to vegetable and citrus crops is

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A Practical Guide to Make Your Bathroom Safe for Seniors ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty ☘ SRESAgent.Com ☘

Using our bathroom can be difficult at times and especially when we grow older.  We start losing the younger grip on our feet and it suddenly starts slipping. Seniors feel the pain in the

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Seasonal Influenza and Pandemic Influenza ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

The Florida Department of Health (FDOH) – Collier County has partnered with Collier County Emergency Management and the Florida Southern Gulf Region of the American Red Cross to develop

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09-03 Tuesday Dorian Update - 5 Dead in Bahamas After Powerful Hurricane Hits ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

The Category 3 storm came to a standstill as it pummeled the Bahamas. It is expected to move “dangerously close” to the Florida coast Tuesday night.Five people were dead on Abaco Island

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Sunday 09 01 UPDATE for Hurricane Dorian - Catastrophic Category 5 Storm With Ferocious Winds ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Dorian struck the northern Bahamas Today; Sunday and continues to menace the southeastern coast of the United States from Florida to the Carolinas.☘ Please find links to a number of useful

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Tornadoes Explained ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

What Is A Tornado? A Tornado is a violent storm with whirling winds of up to 300 miles per hour. It appears as a funnel shaped cloud, from gray to black in color, which extends to the ground from

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What to do After The Storm ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

After major storms our lives can change drastically as Barry and Kim learned during Hurricane Irma. These disasters affect everyone to some extent. Relief supplies and other aid will be arriving as

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08 31 UPDATE ☘ New Hurricane Dorian path keeps center off Florida coast, but state still in the cone ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Hurricane Dorian strengthened into a Category 4 storm on Friday night with 145 mph winds, but the Saturday morning forecast shows Florida may be spared a direct hit.☘ For those in its path see

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Picking Up The Pieces after a Hurricane ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Here are some tips to help you after a hurricane or other type of disaster / emergency.WATER PRECAUTIONS After a natural disaster, damaged water pipes can cause pressure to drop, possibly letting in

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Storm Debris Cleanup ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

When your County has been included in a Disaster DeclarationTropical storms and hurricanes can inundate Collier County with tons of debris, including normal household garbage, yard debris, household

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TOOLS TIPS and RESOURCES plus Track Hurricane Dorian from NOAA—the science behind the dangerous storm and its Direction ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Experts explain the natural phenomena behind the storm, whether it’s connected to climate change, and how sea level rise plays a role.Quick links; resources and tools:☘ Track Hurricane

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Track Hurricane Dorian from NOAA—the science behind the dangerous storm and its Direction ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Experts explain the natural phenomena behind the storm, whether it’s connected to climate change, and how sea level rise plays a role.Quick links & resources:☘ Track Hurricane Dorian

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Hurricane Names ☘ How and Why Are Hurricanes Named ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Why are Hurricanes Named?Hurricanes occur every year, and sometimes two or three hurricanes can be active at the same time. Using names for these storms makes it much easier for meteorologists,

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Hurricane Hazards ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Living in Southwest Florida means that each year from June 1st through November 30th we are at risk of being impacted by a hurricane. Unfortunately, previous hurricane seasons are not accurate

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Flood Hazard ☘ What you should know and do ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

What Causes Flooding? Because of the low land elevations and the high water tables over much of Collier County, flooding is likely to occur in some areas during summer showers and thunderstorms. A

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Wells & Septic Systems Before and After Flooding ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Wells — Well Water SafetyDid you know heavy rainfall from a tropical storm or hurricane can make your well water unsafe to use? If you are unsure what impact flooding has had on your well,

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Dealing with Traumatic Events and Emergencies ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Plan Ahead Whatever the crisis, some planning before the disaster can usually help family members react wisely. Families that work together to prepare for the problem will cope better than those who

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Roof Repair Tips after the Storm ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

While waiting for licensed Contractors, there are two temporary remedies for leaks you can use. Before climbing onto the roof of your home, know this: It is easy to slip, particularly on wet tile

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Heat Emergencies ☘ What to Do ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Heat emergencies are of three types: Heat cramps (caused by loss of salt), heat exhaustion (caused by dehydration) and heat stroke (shock). Remove the victim from the heat and have him lie down.

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Insurance before and after the storm ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Most property owners have Homeowners Insurance coverage insuring them from catastrophic loss. However a Homeowners policy does not protect you from loss in flooding or rising water. To insure your

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Thunderstorms & Lightning Tips ☘ What to do ☘ What Not to do ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

It doesn’t have to be raining for lightning to strike. Almost all lightning will occur within 10 miles of its parent thunderstorm, but it CAN strike much farther than that. Lightning detection

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Generator Use and Safety Precautions ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

With Hurricane Dorian Coming our way here in Florida, it is important for people to have their generator ready, and to use it correctly; here are some things to keep in mind so you do so safely.When

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Utility Tips during Emergency or Disaster ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

During any type of Emergency or Disaster such as a Hurricane, Wildfire, or anything out of the ordinary, the tips and advise below from Collier County or in our other Hoey Team ☘ blogs will

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Preparing for a Hurricane ☘ Questions to Ask an Assisted Living Facility or Nursing Home ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

10 Questions to Ask if Your Family Member Resides in an Assisted Living Facility, or Nursing Home1. Does the facility have a currently approved Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan? If yes, may I

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Local Shelter during Emergency or Disaster ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Shelter Space in Southwest FLThere is a substantial shelter space deficit throughout SW Florida. So, if you have a safe place to go, plan to use that location instead of a Public Shelter. However,

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Preparing Your Boat for a Hurricane ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Precautions for Boat Owners The key to protecting your boat from hurricanes or any severe, threatening weather is planning, preparation, and timely action.The following precautions and checklists

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Prepare an All-Hazards Supply Kit for Emergencies ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Get A Kit Having a basic survival kit on-hand to sustain yourself and your family after an emergency is an essential part of preparation.Think first about basic survival needs: Fresh water, food,

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Emergency or Disaster ☘ Plan ☘ Prepare ☘ Pass it on ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Each Spring the clock “springs forward” one hour, batteries get changed in smoke detectors and we scramble to file our taxes on time.This is also the time to make, or review, your

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Collier County Emergency Preparedness ☘ Resources ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Collier County residents and visitors need to address their personal emergency preparedness.  The following resources are available to assist the public in emergency preparedness.Here are

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Hurricanes Described ☘ Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

In 1971 civil engineer, Herbert Saffir and meteorologist Dr. Robert Simpson developed the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale.The initial scale showed the expected damage to structures based upon wind

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August 2019 ☘ Market Report for Naples and for all of Southwest Florida ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Hello,Hot off the press; please find the August 2019 Market Report from our Collier County / SW FL Board of Realtors; NABOR.  Also check out the stats in the different Naples / Collier County

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America’s Best Beach Towns for Retirement ☘ Naples Ranked Number One Again ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

1. Naples FloridaThis gorgeous little Gulf coast town with Mediterranean-inspired architecture is a total dream of a place, so much so that it ranks highly in multiple surveys on happiness and

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Governor DeSantis announces creation of Red Tide Task Force ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Governor Ron DeSantis announced Friday the appointments of 11 expert researchers and leading scientists to the recently re-organized Red Tide Task Force. The Governor was joined by Florida

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Press Release: Barry Hoey earns internationally recognized designation for performance in luxury real estate ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

For Immediate ReleaseFor more information, contact:Barry Hoey Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty 239-360-5527 Barry@SWFLLuxury.Com SWFLLuxuryCollection.ComBarry Hoey earns internationally recognized

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An LA broker who has sold over $4.5 billion of luxury real estate says the ultra-wealthy buy and sell their homes by word of mouth — and reveals the 3 reasons why ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

The ultra-wealthy are known for being exclusive, and the way they handle the purchases and sales of their multimillion-dollar homes is often no exception.Now, that's not to say the market hasn't

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Why Being Near Water Could Be the Key to Happiness, According to Research ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

"Blue mind" is a real phenomenonEven daydreaming about traveling off to a faraway island, where the sand is warm, and the water is crystal-clear blue can give people a sense of calm. So, this should

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The Largest Mall In America Is Coming To South Florida ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Coming soon to Miami: American Dream MiamiWhat exactly is American Dream Miami?A new destination mall this isn’t like any mall you’ve ever been to… This place will feature a

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The Only Island In Florida With An Ice Cream Boat & Taco Boat Docked Every Day ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

What if we told you there was an island in Florida that could only be accessible by boat, by once you arrived, it was like stepping into pure paradise? Sure, Florida has quite a few beautiful

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Here's how much New York taxpayers fleeing to Florida can save ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Some Americans are leaving higher-tax states in favor of low-tax options, like Florida and Texas, but just how much are these relocationsOpens a New Window. actually saving 

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Here's the salary you need to earn to buy a house in 19 major US cities ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Buying a home looks very different in cities across the US - Check them out below.Using data from the first quarter of 2019, mortgage site HSH calculated what you'll need to earn to buy a-

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Two very different developments planned near downtown Fort Myers: luxury rentals and artisan, cottage-like homes ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Two developments are taking shape near downtown Fort Myers with the hopes of attracting millennials. West of downtown, a 327-unit luxury rental apartment community is in the works on

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Home Sales Untouched So Far by Mortgage Deduction Loss ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

While fewer middle-class homeowners can now claim the mortgage interest deduction due to tax reform, it doesn’t seem to have hurt the current real estate market.NEW YORK – Even though

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Average Mortgage Debt Tops $202K ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

In more places, homeowners are carrying supersized mortgages. Outstanding mortgage balances rose nationwide for the seventh consecutive quarter and reached a new high of $9.5 trillion, according to

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A House of a Different Color: Hot or Not ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Home exteriors often come in just a few shades: beige, brick red, or grey. But across the country, more colorful homes are popping up in everything from a bright lilac to a cheery yellow. It’s

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New Rule Will Approve More FHA Loans for Condos ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

On Oct. 15, the state's condo market could really open up to first-time buyers after FHA issued new mortgage rules that qualify more condo complexes and units for FHA loans.WASHINGTON –

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Live Hoey Team ☘ Brokered by eXp Realty Market Stats for Southwest Florida

Real Estate is Local; welcome to our Live Hoey Team ☘ Brokered by eXp Realty Market Stats Page for the Southwest Florida Market Areas where you will see a historical trend line of Market Activity

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HUD to Unveil New Condo Guidance That Could Boost Sales ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is expected to release updated guidance Thursday on condominium financing insured by the Federal Housing Administration, a move designed to help more

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Survey: Consumers Have Unreasonable Remodeling Budgets ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Rising costs for construction materials and labor are making home improvement projects more expensive, yet too many homeowners are setting unrealistic budgets, according to the 2019 Kitchen and Bath

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Naithloriendun - Gore Sanctuary Golden Gate Estates ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

On our doorstep in Southwest Florida; the Gore Estate has become a permanent preserve / nature sanctuary right here in Golden Gate Estates via a public-private partnership with Conservation Collier

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Florida Growth to Top 300,000 People Each Year ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Fla. will continue growing by more than 330,000 people per year (906 per day) and top 22 million residents by 2022, according to a report by state economists. The rate is equivalent to adding a city

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The Top Cities for Bachelors ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

A lot of talk has centered on the force of single women in real estate, but how about single men? LendingTree recently analyzed the largest metro areas to narrow down the cities that offer the

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It’s Time to Flee High Taxes Say Investors in the Northeast ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

There’s a growing mood among high earners in the Northeast that it’s time to cash in their real estate chips in high-tax states and move to places like Florida.FORT LAUDERDALE –

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OUTDOOR LIVING TRENDS FOR LUXURY PROPERTIES ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

In many markets, the outdoor spaces of a home are as important as the indoor spaces. Indeed, in some areas, outdoor spaces function as additional rooms of the home.  They provide opulent areas

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Don't Overlook Your Kitchen’s Design Star ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Kitchen islands have become the focal point in many homes, and there are plenty of reasons why real estate pros are spotlighting them in their listings.Kitchens have transformed into multifunctional

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Federal Reserve Cuts Interest Rates: Will It Help Buyers ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

The small cut isn’t expected to have a big impact on real estate, but it could trigger a slight rate decrease in adjustable rate loans and maybe fixed-rate loans.WASHINGTON – The Federal

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Hoffman Family Acquisition of Hertz Arena ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

The acquisition fulfills a longtime search for the Hoffmann Family ✨The acquisition fulfills a longtime search for the Hoffmann Family.by: Business Observer  StaffThe Hoffmann Family of

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Officials hope to break ground on the Gulfshore Playhouse in Naples by end of 2020 ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty ☘

Project for 53M Theater Hits Fundraising Milestone ☘Officials hope to break ground on the new Gulfshore Playhouse in Naples by the end of 2020.by: Business Observer  StaffNAPLES — The

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Live Near a Trader Joe's - ROI is Very Good -Naples FL Has One ☘Hoey Team☘eXp Realty

New ATTOM Data Solutions Analysis Examines the Grocery Store Impact on the U.S. Housing MarketATTOM Data Solutions,  released its 2019 Grocery Store Battle analysis, which examines whether

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Best month since 2017: What explains the surge in off-plan, ready Dubai home deals ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

July’s off-plan and ready deals surge as buyers keep hunting bargainsDubai: Property investors in Dubai were doing a lot of buying and selling in July. Or to be more precise, lots more.Both in

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Drop in Cash-Sale Investors Could Help First-Time Buyers ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Double-digit home price increases once enticed mom-and-pop investors to enter the market, but cash sales are falling along with year-to-year price increases. However, a spike in small investors

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7 Retirement-Housing REITs to Buy as Boomers Age ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Senior housing quite possibly could be the biggest and both growth opportunity in real estate as the baby boomer generation continues to age.With the population of those 65 and over set to nearly

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Seniors Housing Developers Embrace Intergenerational Living Trends ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

As the industry eagerly anticipates the arrival of baby boomers, intergenerational housing models are emerging as an attractive alternative for a group that wants a different type of retirement

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More Millennials Paying Mortgages Themselves: 'We've Got This' ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Over the past year, millennials have become less likely to need to ask their parents for financial help, get a roommate, or work a second job in order to pay for a mortgage to buy their first home,

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Home Modifications and Best Certified Contractors For Seniors ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Through Research that the Hoey Team ☘ Brokered by eXp Realty had to do for Seniors Needs in our area, we found a Reputable Licensed and Certified General Contractor in SW FL who can help Seniors

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Baby Boomers to Drive Home Design Over Next Decade ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

In 2030, more Americans will be 65+ than 18 or younger for the first time in history, which will likely change demand for traditional family-style housing designs.NEW YORK – By 2030, the

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What the Fed’s Rate Cut Means for Buyers ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut interest rates for the first time since the Great Recession took hold in 2008, though the move is not likely to deliver significant juice to an already favorable

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More Builders Say They’re Focusing on First-Time Buyers ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Affordable homes are coming, they say, but challenges remain – such as higher costs for building materials, plus labor and lot shortages. NEW YORK – Homebuilders say they’re

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The Federal Reserve Cuts Rate ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Fed cuts rate, citing "global developments"Central bankers pledge to stop selling off MBS, TreasuriesJuly 31, 2019Kathleen HowleyThe Federal Reserve cut its benchmark rate by a quarter

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Could Coastal Mansions Become Eligible for Disaster Aid ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

A proposal to correct a “mapping mistake” would allow a number of previously barred coastal homes to qualify for federal disaster assistance, such as the National Flood Insurance,

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Equifax to Pay Up to $700 Million to Settle Security Breach ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Equifax will reportedly pay up to $700 million to settle investigations of its massive 2017 cybersecurity data breach that compromised the personal information of 150 million people&mdash

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Mortgage Rates Are Back to Near 3-Year Lows ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

After a slight uptick last week, mortgage rates fell back to what’s become a more regular pattern this summer of hovering near three-year lows. Home buyers are responding to the lower rates,

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Infographic: States With the Strongest Job Growth ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

All states had job gains in June, with the strongest gains in the South and West states, led by Nevada (3.4%), Utah (3.0%), Arizona (2.8%), South Dakota (2.7%), Florida (2.6%), Washington (2.6%),

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NAR 2019 Foreign Buyer Purchases ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

The greatest number of foreign buyers of U.S. residential real estate from April 2018–March 2019 came from China, Canada, India, the United Kingdom, and Mexico.Article content from NAR, please

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Avoid These 5 Painting Mistakes ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Paint can make a big difference and give fresh life to the interior and exterior of a home. Having a new hue can improve a room’s appeal, but making the wrong choice can ruin it

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Profile of International Activity in U.S. Residential Real Estate ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

This annual report focuses on two groups of international buyers and sellers of residential real estate:Non-resident foreigners: Non-U.S. citizens with permanent residences outside the United.

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eXp CEO on how his company's profit share differs from KW ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Glenn Sanford said that in 2006, he brought 184 people into his profit-sharing group at Keller Williams. The next year, he received a check for only $6,000In 2006, eXp World Holdings CEO Glenn

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The Most-Loved Interior Styles in Every State ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Minimalism, traditional, and Victorian interior home styles appear to be losing some appeal in favor of the public’s rising appreciation for the industrial aesthetic. Industrial decor is

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4 Effective Updates to a Bathroom Remodel ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

In a bathroom remodel, homeowners have a lot of choices, from tubs, sinks, tile, and more. But it’s the small details that could have some big impact. Realtor.com® recently featured an

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COCOHATCHEE RIVER PARK ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Cocohatchee River Park is a 7 acre property on Vanderbilt Drive located between 111th Avenue (Immokalee Road) and Bonita Beach Road.The park provides access to the gulf of Mexico through Wiggins.

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5 Kitchen Mistakes That Could Sink a Sale ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Buyers put a lot of their focus on the kitchen. After all, it can be one of the most expensive rooms to remodel and its features and conditions can make or break a sale.Designers recently

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Naples Area Market Report ☘ July 2019 ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Hello,Hot off the press; please find the July 2019 Market Report from our Collier County / SW FL Board of Realtors; NABOR.  Check out the Up to Date Stats in the different Naples / Collier

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NAPLES NAMED BIGGEST BOOMTOWN IN THE US ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Yet another good reason to live in Southwest FloridaPopulation is booming, business is booming … Naples is a certified boomtown.GOBankingRates put Naples on the top of top U.S..

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6 HEALTH AND WELLNESS TRENDS IN HIGH-END REAL ESTATE ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

The luxury lifestyle isn’t just about looking great anymore. It’s about feeling great, too. Of course, the world’s affluent still want jaw-dropping properties with inspiring views,

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INSTITUTE OF LUXURY HOME MARKETING CONDUCTS MID-YEAR REVIEW IN JULY MARKET REPORT ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

We’re halfway through 2019, so what better time than to look at how some of the market predictions made at the beginning of the year are faring in this month’s Luxury Market Report.

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Renting Or Owning, What Is Better For You ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

In a real estate market where home prices are rising, many have begun to reexamine the idea of buying a home, choosing instead, to rent for a while. But often, there is a dilemma: should you keep

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73% of Homeowners Will Invest in Their Nest This Year ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

LightStream survey: That’s up 26% from 2018; homeowners also plan to spend more on their renovations – about $9K, the highest amount since the poll began in 2014.ATLANTA – Nearly

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How Much Money Americans Think They’ll Need to Retire ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Most Americans believe they’ll need an average of $1.7 million to retire, according to a new study from Charles Schwab. Researchers analyzed 1,000 401(k) plan participants across the country.

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Naples ranks as No. 1 beach town to live in ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

The results are in.Naples is the No. 1 beach town to live in.That's according to a study by WalletHub, a personal-finance website.To determine the most livable beachside communities for 2019,

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Pepperidge Farm names cookies after SWFL cities ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Pepperidge Farm cookies are a grocery store staple, from Milanos to Chessmen to Pirouettes. But some of these cookies have namesakes that are a little closer to home. The Sanibel

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Hurricane Barry predicted to make landfall this weekend ☘ Houston is in the cone ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- We now have our first forecast from the National Hurricane Center. The still undeveloped disturbance in the Gulf is expected to make landfall along the Gulf coast this

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Collier County's Ticket to Ride ATV program hits roadblock ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

Ticket to Ride, a county program that provides ATV riders with discounted tickets to out-of-county ATV parks, hit a roadblock earlier this year after the parks said they no

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Many millennials are showing interest in high-end homes, but their property wish lists may look different than those of typical wealthy house hunters.Millennials are known for their ability to

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Before you decide to reach for that cellphone while zooming along Interstate 95, perhaps you'd better know the new Florida laws.Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill into law that will allow law

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Florida County to Buy Golden Gate CC for $29.1M ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

While Collier County voted unanimously to purchase the 167-acre property in Naples from Robert and Mario Vocisano, commissioners stopped short of promising to maintain it as a golf course.

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Naples 4th of July Fireworks ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

The City of Naples 4th of July Fireworks begin at 9:00 p.m. at the Naples Pier.The presentation will feature a twenty minute display with special effects musically choreographed to patriotic

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May 2019 Report ☘ Bonita Springs and Estero Markets ☘ Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

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Floridians’ consumer confidence hits 17-year high - Hoey Team ☘ eXp Realty

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – April 30, 2019 – Consumer sentiment in Florida reached its highest level in 17 years, increasing 1.4 points in April to 102 from a revised figure of 100.6 in March

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From Todays Florida Realtors Newsletter:NEW YORK – May 3, 2019 – Becoming a homeowner is likely to get more costly and competitive over the next decade as millions more Americans enter

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Hello,Please find the April 2019 Market Report from our local Board of Realtors; NABOR.  Check out the impressive stats and some unique facts on our local marketplace here in Southwest Florida;

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Out-of-towners have some pretty strange misconceptions about Florida. If you’ve lived here for awhile, you’ve probably heard a few of them. Here are a few of the things we find ourselves

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125 Best Places to Live in the USAU.S. News analyzed the 125 most populous metro areas to find the best places to live. To make the top of the list, a place had to have good value, be a desirable

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March 21, 2019 - From our REALTOR MagazineThe Federal Reserve announced Wednesday after its March meeting that it will leave its short-term interest rates unchanged and also signaled that it likely

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Fort Myers ranks among US News' 'best places' - article from WFTX Digital Team

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6828 Sterling Greens Place #4205 Naples FL 34104

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Tax changes for 2019 change the landscape for homeowners.Tax season is upon us once again, and to make it even more interesting this year, the tax code has changed — along with the rules

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From Florida Realtors - FEMA flood insurance plan might upend premiums WASHINGTON – March 13, 2019 – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is working on a plan to update

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Collier County Fair Daily Show Schedule for 2019 - Hoey Team Brokered by eXp Realty

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From Florida REALTORS: Lawmakers looking at algae and water qualityTALLAHASSEE, Fla. – March 13, 2019 – A pair of environmental bills aimed at boosting water quality regulations began

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Home to 21,512 year-round residents (and probably an equal number of snowbirds who arrive in winter), Naples is a beautiful city located on Florida’s Gulf Coast. But it’s more than just

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Why they shouldn't worry now, and they won't regret laterWe’ve all heard talk of a coming shift — a market crash that might create major price drops in many markets. What does

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When is it Time To Reduce

When Is It Time to Reduce your List Price?If your house has been up for sale for two months — or longer — without a nibble of interest, it’s probably time to ask yourself some

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White Sugar Sand Beaches in Naples FLorida

BEACH AND BOAT PARKPress Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option+-Visit a Collier County Public Beach Today!Collier County, Florida is known for its beautiful, healthy beaches. Play

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Real Estate Overview

Overview of the Real Estate Market5.51 million existing homes were sold in 2017, according to data from the National Association of REALTORS®. 612,000 newly constructed(link is

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Would Buyers Benefit If Fed Pauses Rate Hikes -

An article which was funelled through our NAR Newsletter / EmailFollowing a series of interest rate hikes, the Federal Reserve may be ready to hit the pause button—which could be welcome news

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The future of housing - Women, millennials and Hispanics

Interesting Article on the fastest growing Names in Real Estate - from our Florida Realtors Newsletter - Check out the influences being seen in the marketplaceSANTA CLARA, Calif. – Jan. 11,

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Weekend Interest Rate Commentary - 01 12 2019

Commentary from one of our lenders:To the relief of non-mortgage investors nationwide, a strong rally in US stock markets this week took a bit of the sting away from recent sell-offs.  Normally

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Mortgage Rates Fall to 9-Month Lows - From NAR

From Today's NAR (National Association of Realtors) MagazineJanuary 11, 2019© REALTOR® MagazineMortgage rates posted more drops this week, lowering the borrowing costs of potential home

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It Looks Like This Year Could Be A Buyer’s Market

From my ABR newsletter: Good news for all buyers who are interested in purchasing a home this year! It looks like this year could be a buyer’s market for real estate as higher rates weigh

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