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

Luxury Market Gains Momentum in 2014

January 20th, 2015 by

NaplesNaples, Fla. (January 16, 2015) – Overall closed sales for homes in every price category above $300,000 saw double digit increases in 2014. As a result, broker analysts contend that 2014 was one of the best years in Naples real estate history for closed sales. According to the Annual 2014 Market Report released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island), inventory increased 16 percent for homes in the $2 million and above price category from 394 in 2013 to 457 in 2014. The report also showed that overall closed sales in this luxury market price category increased 33 percent from 299 homes in 2013 to 399 homes in 2014, yet the overall median home price in this price category held steady year over year at $2,950,000.[...] 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

Top 10 Questions to Ask a Real Estate Agent Before You Hire Them

November 3rd, 2014 by

Whether you are planning to move to a new destination like Naples, Florida, or you are interested in picking up an investment property to add to your portfolio, you’ll typically want the help of a real estate agent. Agents can help you locate properties that meet your needs and they can also handle the paperwork and negotiations once you’ve located the property you want. [...] Read More

Leave the Cold Weather Behind and Live the Life of Luxury in Naples

October 10th, 2014 by

If you close your eyes and imagine the perfect destination, there’s a good chance that you conjure up images of beautiful white sand beaches, blue skies and warm weather. If you are the kind of person who would prefer to soak up the sun than see another day of snowy weather, then the climate in Naples, Florida might be the ideal place to call home.[...] Read More

Bonita Bay Hosts 68th Florida Open

July 18th, 2014 by

There are many things that make Southwest Florida a great place to live, but the world-class golfing facilities have to come at the top of the list. In fact, Southwest Florida is synonymous with golfing, with thousands of people heading to the Naples area to enjoy some of the finest courses in the world. Many stay, in order to play all the golf they want, finding a Naples home to move into permanently, or to keep as a vacation home.[...] Read More

New Residents In Southwest Florida

July 17th, 2014 by

Life is good in Southwest Florida, if you are searching the Internet for information on the area and about Naples Florida homes that fact will soon become abundantly clear! As well as being a great place for us humans to live, with intimate gated communities and luxurious waterside estates, the area is also home to a great variety of wildlife. A great deal of Floridian wildlife can be enjoyed in the gated communities, as they have been created with the environment in mind.[...] Read More

Bonita Beach Regeneration To Start This Week

June 23rd, 2014 by

Thousands of homebuyers flock to Southwest Florida every year looking for family homes, retirement properties, condos and second homes. So it’s good to know that Lee County are doing their upmost to maintain and improve the natural environments that make this area so popular. This week will see the start of a major regeneration taking place at a number of beaches in Bonita Springs. Lee County Natural Resources, working with additional funding from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the City of Bonita Springs, are starting to regenerate both Bonita Beach and Lover’s Key.[...] Read More

Southwest Florida Features In Top Ten Beach List

June 10th, 2014 by

What’s the best reason to invest in Southwest Florida property?  There are plenty of plus points – the Naples area has some of the best selections of residences in the country, and some of the most prestigious golfing communities in the world.  Add in the rich cultural life, sophisticated dining and world class shopping, plus low crime rates and high temperatures, and you can’t go far wrong. Now there’s another reason to head Southwest – two Florida beaches have been named in the prestigious Dr Beach’s top ten beach list:  Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park near Naples, which came in at number ten, and Barefoot Beach, Bonita Springs, which was placed just below the top spot at number two.[...] Read More

Wonderful Wildlife At Shadow Wood

May 15th, 2014 by

If you love wildlife and the great outdoors, choosing to live in Bonita Springs, Southwest Florida will suit you down to the ground.  Not only are there a wide range of exclusive communities settled among the lush environment, where residents can live hand in hand with modern conveniences and natural beauty, but there are also plenty of gorgeous destinations close by where the whole family can enjoy the unique characteristics of the local environment. If you’re living in Bonita Springs, you’ll be close to The Conservancy of Southwest Florida, a 55,000-acre site of mangrove swamps, lakes and wetlands. [...] Read More

The Colony – Live The Good Life

May 13th, 2014 by

If you’re looking for a new Southwest Florida home the city of Bonita Springs is a great destination. Its motto ‘Small Town Charm, Big Bright Future’ could not be a better description. This city has so many advantages – it’s ideally placed geographically to enjoy the tropical Southwestern climate and the charms of Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, with their plethora of beautiful beaches to visit. There are a number of stunning natural environments to enjoy, including Lover’s Key State Park, and Barefoot Beach Preserve Park.[...] Read More