Frequently Asked Questions

Q - How long has Faust Realty been in business?
A - We’ve been at our present location for over 25 years of continuous operations. Faust is one of the oldest agencies still operating Collier County.

Q - What type of sales do you handle?
A - Faust Realty Group’s professionals handle all types of real estate transactions, including, but not limited to, residential, commercial, land sales, VA financed, FHA finance, USDA financed, Fannie Mae and Freddy Mac financed, foreclosures, short sales, 1031 Tax Exchanges, Lease-sale agreements, and property rentals.

Q - What is your company’s target Collier County area?
A - We handle sales is North Naples, Naples Park, Park Shore, Gulfshore Boulevard, Livingston Woods, Golden Gate Estates, East Naples, Lely, Golden Gate City, Old Naples, Port Royal, Royal Harbor, Isle of Capri, and Marco Island. We also handle sales in South Lee county including Bonita Springs and Estero. Our agents are especially skilled in community type developments such as Pelican Bay, Pelican Marsh, Vanderbilt County Club, Country Side, Windermere, Forest Glen, Cedar Woods, Naples National, Lely, Village Walk, Island Walk, Verona Walk, Pelican Strand, Palm River, Imperial Estates, just to name a few.

Q - What kind of advertising can we expect? _
A - Faust Realty Group advertises in local newspapers including the Naples Daily News, the Real Estate book and other similar publications, Collier County Citizen, the
Internet, and the Naples Area Board of Realtors Multi Listing Service. We also place our signs throughout the County.

Q - What kind of personal services canl expect?
A- Faust Realty Group professional pride themselves on good old fashioned personal seivice. Whether buying or selling, your Faust professional is always available to you for information, status questions, marketing surveys, and friendly advice and counsel. You will find our agents well trained, effective, loyal, and most important, highly ethical.

Q - Who do I call in Collier County for public services?
A - Use this link for information concerning public services, local government, utilities and other community information Click Here for Collier County Utilities. We also offer information not easily available to the public regarding land use and conditions in Golden Gate estates.

Q - How about schools?
A - Information concerning the Collier County Schools is available at their web site

Q - I want to know more about the Collier County Homestead Exemption?
A - Collier County has provided tax relief in the form of a Homestead Exemption, or discount on the assessed value of full time resident’s property, for many years. This link will provide detailed and general information regarding the Exemption.

Q - I’m over 55 and I’d like to know about communities reserved for persons over 55? Many Collier County Planned Communities are reserved for persons over 55.
A - As the name implies, no one under 55 may have permanent residence there. But there are provisions for visitors, family, handicapped, etc. See the link: Collier County Planning.

Q - What does buying in a CCD involve.
A - Buying in a CCD (Community Development District) is an undertaking that calls for careful examination of the conditions under which you are making this purchase.
In the usual context, it means that the project developer used a bond to pay the of common facilities and infrastructure. Typically, the owners in the subdivision are billed periodically for the repayment of that bond. This is not necessarily a bad thing, but the buyer must be very observant of the actual full price of the residence he is
buying ..... including the bond repayment fee.

Q - What is one of the first steps in purchasing property?
A - You need to be prequalified by a lending institute unless it is a cash purchase.


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