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Clean it all up. The place is starting to look like a yard sale. If you let it look like everything is for sale, it will psycholocically continue to depress home prices. Simple perceived supply and demand - Econ 101. I'm fairly sure that most sales don't result from someone blindly following Marco roads looking for "For Sale" signs.
The best solution to level the playing field and to preserve the upscale character of Marco would be to mandate signs no larger then 3x3 in two-color with no commercial branding. Simply "For Sale by Broker" and the broker's phone number. This way, everyone would have the same advantage, it would not look like a yard sale and like everyone is selling (thus keeping prices depressed), realtors would save money not having to continually try to one-up each other on signs and baloons, etc., and all of the properties would still be on the MLS and in the real estate books which is wehere most sales are coming from anyway. It would also be just one more reason why some people would select Marco over other places to buy. It is an added selling point for the realtors. It one-ups Naples in terms of a quality of life issue - it is a competitive advantage. They ought to embrace this approach.
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