Buyers Agent, Family, Real Estate

Are These Myths Holding You Back?

Buying a home is one of those major life milestones, like graduating from college and landing your dream job. These days, though, it isn't a goal that most young people assume is going to be easy to achieve.     My oldest son, who is in his early twenties, fears he may never own his… Continue reading Are These Myths Holding You Back?

Real Estate

Market Update Time!

It's that time again! If you know me, you know I watch statistics in our area very carefully. As ever, it is an interesting time in SW Florida real estate. Days on market are creeping back down, which is a good thing. But don't be seduced by the lack of listings and holding rates.  Buyers… Continue reading Market Update Time!

Home Decor, Real Estate

BEFORE Listing Your Home – Do This!

People ask me all the time, what really needs to be done BEFORE getting my home on the market? Often my answer is "very little" - but that doesn't mean you should wake up one day and throw a for sale sign out in the yard. These 3 "must-do” items are about showing your home… Continue reading BEFORE Listing Your Home – Do This!

Cooking, Family, weekend leisure

Totally V E G A N Brownies. . .

Have you heard of Dr. Joel Fuhrman? My hubby and I drastically changed our eating style two years ago this June, after reading his work on the effects of clean eating on health and wellness. It's his hypothesis that a significant number of ailments can be essentially cured, simply by following what he calls a… Continue reading Totally V E G A N Brownies. . .

Cooking, Family

Feeling Cozy? Let’s Bake Cookies!

If you, like me, enjoy treats with every family tradition - this post is definitely for you! As I sit here typing at my Noni's dining room table in Danvers Massachusetts, 1600 miles from my own home in sunny Florida AND awaiting a massive snowstorm, I decided that this frigid 20 degree day needed a… Continue reading Feeling Cozy? Let’s Bake Cookies!

Real Estate

NEW Rental Listing in Fort Myers!

Happy Monday, everyone! Rose Tree Realty was B U S Y this weekend - with a kick off open house in our new listing for an absolutely beautiful townhome located in gated San Simeon, followed by a productive meeting that resulted in our brand new RENTAL listing - located in Forest Lake Townhomes, also in… Continue reading NEW Rental Listing in Fort Myers!

Real Estate

Market Gains in Momentum, Optimism!

Happy October, friends! While doing my weekly market updates, I came across an interesting article on my favorite Florida Realtors news site. This particular piece disseminates national real estate trends per quarter, gathering information and sorting it between generational buyers. Across the board, the news is GOOD! One of the biggest changes I've noted however… Continue reading Market Gains in Momentum, Optimism!