Posts filed under “Real Estate”

DayTrading Florida Real Estate

This is pretty bizarre, via the Naples Daily News:

•  A Pittsburgh speculator bought the house at 475 Galleon Drive in Naples’ swank
Port Royal neighborhood and sold it six weeks later for a $700,000 mark-up.

• A Bonita Springs widow, who runs a corporation called Sunny Florida
Investments Inc. from her condo, bought a lot at 4370 34th Ave. S.E. in eastern
Golden Gate Estates for $9,900. She sold it the same day for $37,400.

• A Naples couple bought a home in the middle-class Saturnia Lakes
neighborhood preconstruction at 1929 Isla de Palma Circle and sold it the same
day they closed on it for $207,000 more than they paid.

Note that these are hardly examples of day trading, but instead are signs of increased speclative activity.

The entire article is worth a read . . .

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Source:

Fa$t bucks: Real estate flipping in Southwest Florida   
GINA EDWARDS
Naples Daily News, July 10, 2005
http://www.naplesnews.com/npdn/news/article/0,2071,NPDN_14940_3916350,00.html

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