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

Home sales slow across the nation

September 28th, 2011 by

Nationally, the home-buying season was a bust. March through August are typically the peak buying months in most of the country.  But this time, Americans bought fewer new homes in that stretch than in any other six-month period since record-keeping began a half-century ago. And sales of previously occupied homes didn’t fare much better.  They almost matched 2009’s total for the peak buying months. And that was the worst year since 1997.[...] Read More

Bonita Springs boom: Plans revealed to build hundreds of new homes

August 19th, 2011 by

It’s been nearly five years since a major development broke ground in the Bonita Springs area.  That streak may come to an end later this year as Toll Brothers pursues a development order and, soon, building permits that could result in hundreds of new homes.  “This is something kind of special,” said Bonita Spring Mayor Ben Nelson. “Even for people who don’t want growth in Bonita, it’s definitely a good sign economically that people still believe in this market.”[...] Read More