July Home Sales Hit the Sweet Spot

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REALTORS® in Naples sold more existing homes in July (682) than they did in January (603) or February (613), a statistical reality that busts an old myth that home sales stall in the summer. In fact, overall closed sales in the market’s sweet spot (homes priced between $300,000 and $500,000) … Continue reading

2Q 2017 Market Report Shows Home Sales Activity is Hotter than 2Q 2016

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Naples, Fla. (June 16, 2017) – Record-breaking rain fall in June did not dampen buyer interest in the Naples housing market as evidenced in the Second Quarter and June 2017 Market Reports released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which track home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island). … Continue reading

Naples Area Market Prime for Growth

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Naples Area Board of REALTORS® Economic Summit Experts Predict Naples Area Market Prime for Growth Naples, Fla. (May 11, 2017) – More than 400 REALTORS® and real estate professionals interested in the economic health of Collier County attended the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®) 2017 Economic Summit, “The New … Continue reading

Purchase Mortgage Applications Continue to Inch Up

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BY: JANN SWANSON www.mortgagenewsdaily.com Apr 5 2017, 7:45AM The volume of purchase mortgages continued to increase during the week ended March 31, but steadily shrinking refinance numbers once again pulled overall volume down. The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) said its Market Composite Index, a measure of loan application activity, declined for … Continue reading

Naples Cay Penthouse Sells at Record Price

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NAPLES PENTHOUSE CONDO FETCHES RECORD PRICE LAURA LAYDEN An exclusive top floor condo in Naples Cay has sold for a record price. Spanning nearly 11,700 square feet under air and overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, the penthouse at Seasons has fetched the highest price paid for a condo in Naples … Continue reading

Housing inventory up, prices steady in February

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Collier Realtors group: Pending sales climb 10% LIZ FREEMAN The inventory of properties for sale in Collier County increased in February and prices held steady, a sign that buyers have more options, according to the latest real estate report. At the same time, overall pending sales in February jumped 10 … Continue reading

NABOR Market Report: More Buyers Choose Conventional Mortgages

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More Buyers Choose Conventional Mortgage Loans to Purchase Their Home Naples, Fla. (November 18, 2016) – Over 44 percent of homes purchased in October used conventional financing methods (e.g., mortgages), according to a report released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®) that detailed activity in the greater Naples … Continue reading

Home prices increase in third quarter, hit new peak

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Home prices: West still holds most expensive markets November 3, 2016 | Kelsey Ramírez Lack of inventory once again pushed against home prices, causing them to accelerate faster in the third quarter, according to the most recent quarterly report from the National Association of Realtors. The median existing single-family home price … Continue reading

Florida Home Prices Rise in September

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RISMEDIA, Monday, October 24, 2016— Regional Spotlight—Florida’s housing market reported increased median prices, more new listings and fewer all-cash closed sales in September, according to the latest housing data from Florida Realtors®. Tight inventory continues to impact the state’s housing market, notes Florida Realtors® Chief Economist Brad O’Connor. Closed sales … Continue reading

NABOR Market Report: 3Q Prices Hold Steady – Inventory Rising

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Naples, Fla. (October 20, 2016) – The Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®) released its Third Quarter 2016 Market Report, which tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island), and it showed overall inventory increased 40 percent with little change in median closed prices. In fact, as … Continue reading