30-Year Fixed Mortgage Rate at Lowest Level in 19 Months

RISMEDIA, Wednesday, December 03, 2014 The 30-year fixed mortgage rate on Zillow(R) Mortgages is currently 3.76 percent, down one basis point from this time last week. The 30-year fixed mortgage hovered around 3.75 percent last week before settling at the current rate. “Rates continued to slide last week, and are … Continue reading

3rd Quarter Inventory Remains Tight

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A service from the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® Naples, FL (October 17, 2014) Limited inventory continues to be the story of the Naples area real estate market, according to the third quarter report released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®). Inventory of existing homes decreased 9 percent from 4,080 … Continue reading

Staging Mistakes that Will Sabotage Your Home Sale

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By Deanna Lawley | RISMEDIA, Friday, October 03, 2014 According to the Real Estate Staging Institute, a staged home sells 70 percent faster than a non-staged home. Are your listings staged to sell? Or are you sabotaging the sale? Expert stagers share the most common staging mistakes below. Help your sellers … Continue reading

Low Inventory Impacts Market

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Naples, Fla. (September 19, 2014) – A service from the Naples Area Board of REALTORS®  “We can’t sell what’s not there,” was a phrase repeated among several brokers as they analyzed a recent report tracking August home sales activity released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which tracks home … Continue reading

No Summer Vacation for REALTORS®

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NABOR Market Report: Median Closed Price Increases $35,000 Naples, Fla. (August 22, 2014) – “Stable” continues to be the adjective real estate experts use to describe the Naples area housing market after analyzing a recent report tracking July activity released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which tracks home listings and sales … Continue reading

Florida’s Housing Market Continues Steady Course in 2Q 2014

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 12, 2014 Florida’s housing market reported higher median prices, more new listings and gains in inventory during the second quarter of 2014, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 67,579 in 2Q 2014, up 7.3 percent over … Continue reading

June Existing-Home Sales Reach Recent Highs

RISMEDIA, Wednesday, July 23, 2014 During the month of June, existing-home sales reached an annual pace of 5 million sales for the first time since October 2013, according to data recently released by the National Association of REALTORS®. In addition to the heightened existing-home sales, rising inventory continued to move … Continue reading

Second Quarter Housing Activity Confirms Stable Market

Naples Area Board of REALTORS | Naples, Fla. (July 18, 2014) Positive activity within various pockets of Naples area real estate contributes to a stable market overall in the second quarter of 2014 as indicated in a report released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which tracks home … Continue reading

Area home prices to jump by double-digits in next year, research group says

By JUNE FLETCHER | Wednesday, June 4, 2014 NAPLES — Single-family home prices in Naples-Marco Island are the highest in Florida — and still have room to run, researcher Local Market Monitor said. Prices in Cape Coral-Fort Myers also will stay on a tear for the next few years, the Cary, … Continue reading