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

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

Can A Naples Waterfront Home Change Your Life?

January 10th, 2017 by

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Naples Florida Is The Perfect Place To Buy A Vacation Home Or Condo

November 23rd, 2015 by

There are several reasons to choose Naples, Florida as your perfect place to buy a vacation home or condo. In fact, Naples has a lot to offer which makes it one of the fastest-growing regions in the country. The pleasant and favorable climate makes it a tropical paradise. Life in Naples is quiet and easy going. People tend to dine early and drive courteously, however, if you enjoy cocktails, dancing, and a night on the town, then Naples is the perfect place for you to buy a vacation home because there is plenty of nightlife. Naples has a special selection of different shopping centers from the small boutiques and shops at Bayfront, Crayton Cove, Tin City, and Venetian Village to the large department stores at Coastland Mall and Waterside Shops. [...] Read More

Naples Real Estate Market Red-Hot For The Past Three Years

June 23rd, 2015 by

Reported by the Naples News: The housing market in Southwest Florida has been red-hot for the past three years. Now it’s about to get blistering. That’s the conclusion of a new second-quarter survey by Local Market Monitor that predicts the Naples-Marco Island area will have the highest cumulative gain in one-to-four family home prices — 41 percent — over the next three years of any of the 20 Florida metropolitan statistical areas it tracks. And it’s up considerably from the 29 percent three-year projection the 25-year-old Cary, N.C.-based real estate research firm made in the second quarter of 2014. “That’s a big increase,” said Ingo Winzer, president and founder of the firm, which tracks 315 markets nationwide. “You’re looking at a real phenomenon.”[...] Read More

Naples home prices up 23 percent year over year

June 20th, 2015 by

The Naples Daily News Reported: Although winter visitors had mostly migrated back north in May, it didn’t curb the relentless upward march of Naples home prices, according to a report released Friday.  The Naples Area Board of Realtors said overall median resale home prices rose a whopping 23 percent, from $270,000 to $332,000 in May 2014, primarily fueled by double-digit gains in both the highest and lowest ends of the market. But prices of homes in the middle of the market — from $300,000 to $1 million — “are remaining relatively static,” Naples broker John Steinwand said in the report.  [...] Read More

Naples Area Market Report

June 19th, 2015 by

NABOR Market Report $300-$500K Housing Market Gains Momentum in May Naples, Fla. (June 19, 2015) – Historically, many local REALTORS® consider May an “in-between month” as it sits between when seasonal winter residents leave Naples for their homes up north and summer visitors arrive. Yet despite this perception, activity for May in the $300,000 to $500,000 price category of the housing market was on fire with a 30 percent increase (month over month) in overall closed sales from 181 homes in May 2014 to 236 homes in May 2015 according to a report released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island).[...] Read More

Explore the Amenities Naples Florida Has To Offer

April 17th, 2015 by

In Southwest Florida, in the middle of Collier County, is the exceptional city of Naples. Named after the Italian city with an equally beautiful bay, Naples, Florida, is one of the top destinations in the United States. [...] Read More

Top 8 Things Canadian and European Buyers Should Know About Florida Real Estate

April 13th, 2015 by

For Canadians, Europeans and investors from nearly anywhere in the world, the appeal of Florida real estate is obvious. The weather is incredible, two long coastlines offer seemingly endless access to the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, and property prices are much lower than many comparable beach destinations elsewhere in Europe or North America. [...] Read More

Looking for a Second Home in Florida? Naples is the Answer

March 9th, 2015 by

shadow wood at the brooks homeNaples, Florida, is a top vacation destination as well as a top place to live full time. Located right next to the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico, Naples is a scenic spot that offers incredible weather, a vibrant nightlife, amazing culinary opportunities and plenty of fantastic neighborhoods.[...] Read More

How to Choose a Real Estate Agent in Southwest Florida

February 18th, 2015 by

park shore naplesBuying a home in Southwest Florida can be a wonderful choice for families, retirees and investors looking to make a profit. Southwest Florida has a lot of appealing attributes ranging from the incredible winter weather to the beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, making the area a popular place to visit and live. [...] Read More

Top 10 Advantages of Living in Naples

January 16th, 2015 by

Naples, Florida, is one of the wealthiest cities in the state and is located along the Gulf of Mexico. By combining warm weather with impressive attractions and amenities, it is easy to see the appeal of this destination to residents. If you’re thinking seriously about moving to Naples and buying a place of your own, then you should get familiar with the top 10 advantages of living in Naples.[...] Read More

Top 8 Questions Homebuyers Have about Naples, Florida

December 15th, 2014 by

In Naples, the real estate market is climbing steadily. A combination of buyers interested in a second home and a local workforce interested in buying means that there is plenty of demand, and developers are putting up new homes in record time. [...] Read More

How Lifestyle Choices Impact Where to Live in Southwest Florida

December 12th, 2014 by

Whether or not you have spent a substantial amount of time exploring Southwest Florida, you probably already know the highlights. This part of the state boasts unparalleled warm weather, access to some of the most attractive beaches along the Gulf of Mexico, a friendly atmosphere and a variety of real estate opportunities. [...] Read More

Top 5 Differences Between Naples and Bonita Springs

November 18th, 2014 by

Both Naples and Bonita Springs are incredible places to visit or call home. Just 15 miles apart in Southwest Florida, Naples and Bonita Springs offer up some of the best weather on the planet as well as gorgeous scenery and exciting attractions. For people from all around the world, this part of Florida is arguably the best place to spend time, particularly in the winter months when the skies are clear and sunny. [...] Read More

What Canadians Need to Know About Buying a Second Home in Florida

November 10th, 2014 by

kitchen in quail west naples floridaFor Canadians who are tired of spending six months of the year battling snow and cold winds, the prospect of purchasing a second home in Florida may seem like a dream come true. Some interested investors from Canada are unaware of how simple it can be to invest in a vacation home in Florida, but a few helpful tips can clear up the process. Here are just a few of the most important things that Canadians should know about buying a second home in the Sunshine State of Florida. 1. Canadian Airlines Fly to Florida More Than Ever[...] Read More