Naples, Bonita Springs & Estero Real Estate Industry News & Updates

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Melinda Sullivan

Melinda Sullivan is Realtor specializing in luxury property in the Naples, Bonita Springs & Estero areas. She updates this blog on a weekly basis and writes about anything and everything to do with buying or selling property in Southwest Florida. You will find regular blog posts on her website at http://www.bonitanaplesrealestate.com/blog/

Luxuriously Elegant Riverstone Naples Home For Sale

January 15th, 2018 by

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Stunning Naples Home On A Quiet Preserve For Sale

October 8th, 2017 by

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How To Stage Your Home The Right Way

August 10th, 2017 by

We are often asked the questions, “What should we do to get our home ready to sell?”  Once you make the decision to sell your home you need to think of what it would feel like for a prospective buyer to walk through your home.  [...] Read More

Gorgeous Naples Lakefront Home For Sale Firano Naples

June 1st, 2017 by

Discover beautiful Firano At Naples located just five miles from the Gulf beaches and 5th Avenue’s upscale restaurants and boutiques.  This is your opportunity to buy a former model home in Firano.  Firano Naples is a quiet neighborhood where folks are friendly and the social activities abound.  There is something for everyone at Firano Naples.[...] Read More

Introducing Your Perfect Vacation Condo In Grandezza Estero

November 16th, 2016 by

_dsc5886Step into your sparkling clean, perfect vacation condo with a gorgeous golf course west facing view.  And step into it turnkey furnished!  The most sought after first floor, end unit model in Sabal Palm is filled with light and has an open floor plan for entertaining family and friends.  Enjoy 2 bedrooms with 3rd bedroom/den/office and 2 full baths with a 1 car, attached garage.  [...] Read More

Sensational Naples Villa For Sale Three Blocks To Beach

September 9th, 2016 by

_DSC0938Discover the ultimate in downtown Naples living in this 4 bedroom plus den, 3 full bath Olde Naples Villa.  Imagine walking just 3 blocks to 5th Avenue where you will find spectacular restaurants and shopping.  For you beach lovers it is but a short 3 block walk to the finest beaches on the West Coast of Florida. [...] Read More

Brokers See A Steady Summer Season

August 29th, 2016 by

The July 2016 Market Report released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island), showed performance as expected during a traditional summer season.  The inventory increase to 4,801 homes is welcome news to homebuyers following record-low inventory levels in July 2015, when the number of active listings dropped to 3,518 homes.  Median closed prices remained steady for price segments above $300,000, which is good news to buyers, and increased 11 percent in the under $300,000 price category. [...] Read More

6 Things That Might Surprise You About Naples Waterfront Property

July 28th, 2016 by

Everyone knows that Naples boasts a nearly-perfect climate, beautiful scenery and some of the most desirable homes in Florida, but there are still a few things that could surprise you. Here are six fantastic facts that highlight the appeal of Naples waterfront property.[...] Read More

Is It Better To Tear Down Your Home Or Renovate In Naples

July 27th, 2016 by

Interesting article in the Naples News last week talking about the housing dilemma in downtown Naples.  Most of the original homes throughout Olde Naples, Aqualane Shores and Port Royal were built in the 1950’s and many are in need of a major renovation.  So the question is, do you renovate or tear it down and build new.  The Florida building code requires that the cost of renovating a home that sits below the base flood zone elevation, set by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, cannot be greater than 50 percent of the value of the house before improvements.  Land and housing costs have soared over the past several years, making tear-downs a profitable and thriving business, especially in older, fashionable beachfront communities in the city of Naples — some of which sit in flood zones that can limit renovation plans.  [...] Read More

Brand New Home Under Construction In Riverstone Naples Florida

June 28th, 2016 by

Carlyle1One of the most popular models in Riverstone Naples Florida is The Carlyle offering open floor plan living making this home perfect for entertaining family and friends.  This is a brand new Carlyle home with a December/January delivery date.  This Riverstone Naples home includes three bedrooms each with a full bath, and a large bonus room to be used as a den / office/ play room.  There is a half bath off the great room and a three car garage.  You will love the spacious kitchen complete with stainless steel appliances and quartz counters.  Late afternoons are spent relaxing on your lanai gazing at your gorgeous lake view.  Call or email today for a complete list of upgrades, floor plan and the lot specs.[...] Read More

Beautiful 2 Bed 2 Bath Condo 5 Minutes To The Beach

June 9th, 2016 by

lanai viewEnjoy this meticulously maintained 2 bedroom 2 bath condo with a gorgeous lake view in Pipers Grove Naples Florida.  You will wake up each morning to enjoy coffee on your screened lanai gazing at the peaceful lake with a  soothing fountain and palm trees.  This second floor unit has an updated kitchen with granite counters.  The unit was freshly painted in 2014, new hot water heater 2015 and has hurricane shutters on the lanai. [...] Read More

Beautifully Updated 4 Bedroom Home In San Remo, Bonita Springs Florida

March 22nd, 2016 by

san-remo-homeThere is plenty of room for family and friends in this beautiful Carlyle model with extended great room in San Remo at Palmira.  This lovely 4 bedroom 3 bath home has a side entry 2 car garage with driveway pavers and a gorgeous covered front porch.  The living room has 3 french doors and 2 large windows creating a beautiful light filled room.  You will love the oak hardwood floors and large light tiles.  Many upgrades include stainless steel appliances, central vac, finished garage floor, poured concrete construction, monitored security system, a large screen lanai with heated pool and a gorgeous lake view.  San Remo is a quaint friendly community with a resort pool, community room, fitness room, gated entrance and is just a 15 minute drive to the beach.  San Remo is centrally located; just 20 minutes to the airport and 25 minutes to downtown Naples.  [...] Read More

Bonita Naples Real Estate Launches New & Improved Website

March 17th, 2016 by
New Bonita Naples Real Estate Website

New Bonita Naples Real Estate WebsiteMelinda and Paul Sullivan, Realtors with Domain Realty, recently launched a new, redesigned website www.BonitaNaplesRealEstate.com that has quickly become the best resource online for people in the market to buy or sell property in the Southwest Florida area. The website offers advanced search features and a comprehensive database of properties ranging in price and location throughout Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero and Marco Island.[...] Read More

Bonita Naples Real Estate Agent Recognized as Top Agent

March 8th, 2016 by

Melinda SullivanBonita Naples real estate agent, Melinda Sullivan, was recently recognized by her broker DomainRealty.com LLC as the #1 Top Overall Agent. This award is based on the number of closed sales for the year. A real estate agent in the business for over 10 years, Sullivan and her team specialize in second home buyers, retirees and full time residents in Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero and Marco Island Florida. [...] Read More

Riverstone in Naples Florida Is Almost Complete

February 29th, 2016 by

We highly welcome you to Riverstone, a community in the beautiful city of Naples, Florida.  Riverstone is blessed with gorgeous looking homes and great amenities with a perfect location near upscale shops, restaurants and even eye catching beaches. Located behind Olde Cypress off Immokalee Road, you get the beauty of a new community accompanied with wonderful homes, tile roofs and the warm Naples sunshine.  Riverstone is a gated community with a luxury lifestyle.  It has an attractive low density site plan that features 286 acres of preserves and 86 acres of lakes with most of the home-sites offering a preserve or lake view. [...] Read More