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

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

Downing-Frye Realty has the highest listing inventory in town, already obtained over $1Billion in closed sales volume

October 2nd, 2012 by

A Monthly Real Time Analysis of the Naples & Bonita Springs Real Estate Market.  HIGHEST LISTING INVENTORY IN TOWN ALREADY ATTAINED $BILLION IN CLOSED SALES VOLUME “Area-wise, the strong numbers compiled by the local board of Realtors clearly reflect the economic model of supply vs. Demand. As inventory decreases and demand for homes remains high, we are observing an increase in overall median prices. The statistics from the last three months have capped off a strong summer. The Naples area is no longer as seasonal as it used to be, “said Mike Hughes, Vice President and General Manager of Downing-Frye Realty. “Downing-Frye’s September pending contracts were UP 47% over last September for the first three weeks of the month.[...] Read More

In Recovery? Foreign buyers helping prop up Lee real estate recovery

April 30th, 2012 by

There’s a reason Lee County is home to the second most-popular real estate market in the U.S. among foreign buyers, Realtor Brett Ellis said.  “It may not have a Naples address, but foreign buyers are saying, ‘Do I want a Naples address, or to make money?'” said Ellis, a Realtor with RE/MAX Realty Group in Bonita Springs. According to real estate research firm DataQuick, Cape Coral-Fort Myers ranked second in popularity after the Lakeland-Winter Haven area out of 97 markets examined in the nation in March.[...] Read More

Positive housing news given at Bonita/Estero Market Pulse

February 12th, 2012 by

The economy is showing signs of improvement but still faces risks from the banking system, oil prices and home prices, according to an economic forecaster at Friday’s Bonita/Estero Market Pulse.  Michael Bryan, vice president and senior economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, shared that economic outlook at the Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce’s seventh annual event at FGCU’s Cohen Center. More than 200 business leaders, government officials and students attended.[...] Read More

Florida home sales increase in 2011

February 1st, 2012 by

Home sales increased by 8 percent in 2011 from the year before, the third time in as many years that sales have grown as Florida continues to rebound from the housing crash that ground the state’s economy to a halt, according to statistics compiled by Florida Realtors.[...] Read More

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

Grey Oaks Real Estate in Estero Embraces Florida’s Beauty

December 16th, 2011 by

People fall in love with Florida for a variety of reasons, but mainly for its natural beauty. On the coast, the blue hues of the ocean contrast with the brightness of the sand, as palm trees provide shade from the sun shining above.[...] 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

Why Miromar Lakes is The Best Place To Live In The Country

October 4th, 2011 by

Miromar Lakes has been rated as the #1 resort community in the country.  Amenities and features include a 10,000-square-foot-pool, 700 acres of freshwater lakes, 3 miles of private beaches, bar/lounge, top-tier golf course, business center, a theatre and game rooms for adults and children. In this luxurious community, the lakes aren’t just scenic; they’re also used for fun activities such as water-skiing, fishing and swimming. And the game rooms are more for adults than children.[...] Read More