The Early Bird Gets the Beach House

Naples Pier, Naples, Florida | photo by David Critzer

From realtor.com by Yuqing Pan | January 11, 2016 To figure out which of these towns were drawing would-be buyers, we aggregated page view data on realtor.com® in December 2015 to pinpoint where people are actually checking out houses online. With the homes in Hawaii and Southern California busting most … Continue reading

Beach Bound: These Sandy States Are Topping Americans “Must Live” List

RISMEDIA, Saturday, December 19, 2015— For the first time since 2001, Florida, our nation’s 27th state, is back on top as Americans’ most desired habitation destination. When asked where – excluding their current state – they would most like to live, The Sunshine State is at the top of the list. Sunshine … Continue reading

November Market Activity Trumpets A Familiar Tune

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Naples, Fla. (December 18, 2015) – The November 2015 Market Report released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island), showed many performance similarities to the same report from November 2014. And those similarities left broker analysts who … Continue reading

Real estate experts bullish on Southwest Florida

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By June Fletcher Forget recent stock market volatility: Real estate experts say the outlook for Southwest Florida’s economic future is sunny. Strong job and population growth will spur a healthy economy and robust real estate development in every sector, the experts told a group of about 150 business people at … Continue reading

Prices for homes soar 15 percent in August

Vernon Hill New Home Plan | Ave Maria, FL | | Del Webb Home Buil

NABOR Report | Collier Increase almost double July’s growth | By June Fletcher | Naples Daily News Home price growth in Collier County revved up at a double-digit rate in August, traditionally a slow month, a new report released Friday said. The Naples Area Board of Realtors said overall median home … Continue reading

Naples Area Real Estate Market Report | July 2015

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A service from the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® REALTORS® Busy from Beaches to Beyond Naples, Fla. (August 21, 2015) – Activity in the Naples area housing market continued its upward momentum moving into summer as evidenced in the July 2015 Market Report released by the Naples Area Board of … Continue reading

Southwest Florida tops state in home price growth

New home construction in Livingston Lakes, Naples, Florida

By June Fletcher Single-family homes in Southwest Florida topped the state in price growth in July, but town houses and condos showed more lackluster increases, a new report shows. Median single-family home prices in the Naples-Marco Island area rose 23.1 percent in July over the year, to $400,000 from $325,000, … Continue reading

Southwest Florida Real Estate

Lake and condos at Imperial Golf Estates in Naples, Florida

Sizzling market is about to get hotter  By June Fletcher Naples Daily 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 … Continue reading

Home Prices are Climbing But This Is Not A Housing Bubble

Model home in Mediterra, Naples, Florida

This spring buying season is off to a strong start—in fact, prices are going up faster than they were just a few months ago, according to nearly every recent metric. So does that mean we’re in a bubble? Nope, that’s just what happens when demand increases faster than supply. After … Continue reading