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Naples Best Addresses Co-Founder Nan Goebel In The News

Posted on Wednesday, March 12, 2014

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Our co-founder Nan Goebel was quoted in the Naples News today rendering her opinion on the Naples real estate market. Please see the complete article at

Nan’s thoughts and the news article focused on the investor market, those persons building spec homes or redeveloping properties. We think the Naples News has it right observing the big boys – like hedge funds and REITS have moved on from here (at least as a percentage of the total business) and individuals are taking up more of the investor market.

Properties are out there for re-development. It takes some detective work and word of mouth is always best in the rehab business but yes you can still find properties worth renovating. One of our buyers this past weekend put in a bid for a wonderful place. It has now gone competitive and we will see how it works out – all of this three days from its first listing. Bottom line? You need to be ready to pull the trigger on a good deal. Cash is still king. And yes you can still flip them, especially in a rising price market.
Speculative home building is also an option and quite prevalent right now. Four months ago we published a piece on speculative home building – please see for the complete article. The main take away many spec home builders are building bit. Sure land values are up but the market is buying up larger homes again and prices are increasing quickly in the top of the market. So … build bit to spread the land costs and you might be pleasantly surprised what you can come up with.
If you would you like to know more about Naples, Florida lifestyles, our festivals and some great things to do here just give us a call at 239.595.3921. If you want to rent, sell, buy or invest here one day you might download a copy of our eBook Understanding Naples Real Estate

Hope to meet and talk with you soon,

Mark Goebel PA & Nan Goebel PA
Co-Founders Naples Best Addresses Team
Coldwell Banker
Mark Goebel, PA and Nan Goebel, PA
REALTOR Coldwell Banker 5th Avenue South
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Mark Goebel, PA is a REALTOR with Coldwell Banker on 5th avenue in Naples, Florida with 35+ years of visiting and living in Naples. After 25 years at Accenture, Mark retired as a managing director and spends his time helping non profits and building a Naples real estate team with his wife Nan. Talk to Mark and Nan about life in Naples and why they chose this place to live full-time over all others and enjoy Naples real estate.
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