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

Single-family home prices increase in Fort Myers area

January 19th, 2012 by

Home prices are rising in the Fort Myers area.  The overall median sales price for single-family homes sold with the help of a Realtor in December increased to $116,950, up 32 percent from $88,000 a year ago, according to the Realtor Association of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach Inc. The median is the price at which half the homes sell for more and half for less. There has been a shift in the types of homes selling in the market and prices for foreclosed homes have been rising.[...] Read More

Homes prices rise in SW Florida – Lee County

October 22nd, 2011 by

Home prices spiked up 17 percent in Lee County in September compared to a year earlier, even as the flood of distressed sales ebbed.[...] Read More

Lee County chooses to keep tax rate at 30-year low

August 9th, 2011 by

Lee County’s tax rate for next year has been set to remain at a 30-year low, but taxpayers likely will see a slight increase next year for library services.[...] Read More

Lee County home resales down, prices up in June

July 21st, 2011 by

Home resales in Lee County declined in June, but prices rose.[...] Read More

Traditional sales making up more of Southwest Florida’s home sales, agency reports

July 18th, 2011 by

In June, the percentage of “traditional” sales — those that are neither bank-owned or short sales — made up more than 52 percent of all transactions involving members of the Realtor Association of Greater Fort Myers and the Beach Inc.[...] Read More

Lee County median home price still stable

June 26th, 2011 by

Buyers of vacation and retirement homes continued buying briskly in Lee County as May’s median price for an existing home stayed well above the rock-bottom levels of last year.[...] Read More

Lee County property values drop 5.29 percent

June 14th, 2011 by

Property values are continuing their slide, albeit at a slower rate. An estimate from the Lee County property appraiser released today shows taxable property values have dropped another 5.29 percent in 2010.[...] Read More

Lee County home sales and median prices 2002-present

May 21st, 2011 by

The existing-home median price in Lee County surged to a two-year high of $118,900 – up 17 percent from $101,900 in March, according to statistics released Thursday by Florida Realtors.[...] Read More

Median home price up in Lee County

May 5th, 2011 by

The median price of an existing home sold in Lee County climbed 11 percent to $101,900 in March from February’s $91,500.[...] Read More

Median price of Lee County homes see slight increase

April 13th, 2011 by

The median price of a single-family Lee County home sold with the help of a Realtor increased 4 percent in February — from $87,900 to $91,500 — from a year earlier, according to statistics released today by Florida Realtors.

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Housing prices get a little bit heftier

April 13th, 2011 by

Lee County existing home prices edged up in February as foreclosures continued to fall – even as the national market continued its long decline.[...] Read More

Lee County housing market stabilizing, analysis indicates

April 13th, 2011 by

Ray Bayer, 59, of Pittsburgh has long planned to retire in Florida, but prices were too high.[...] Read More

Homes sales picking up in Lee County

April 12th, 2011 by

Home sales picked up in Lee County in February.[...] Read More

Prices bounce back for condos

February 24th, 2011 by

Prices for condominiums in Lee County jumped 8.6 percent year over year, according to statistics released Wednesday by Florida Realtors.

But prices and sales for existing single-family homes dropped, falling by 4 percent year over year.

The median price of a condo in Lee was $131,900 in January, up from $121,400 in January 2010. That price climbed from $128,200 in December — an increase of almost 3 percent. (more…)

Southwest Florida’s new home glut shrinks

February 20th, 2011 by

Lee County’s subdivisions have fewer vacant new homes than they have had since 1993, according to a new study by housing market data company Metrostudy.

That’s likely to lead to increased sales soon as supplies dwindle, say builders and industry analysts.

In the fourth quarter of 2010 there were 553 new homes for sale in the county’s larger subdivisions, the report says.

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