The Naples-Marco Island metro area is projected to grow more strongly than approximately twelve other Florida metro areas. A recent report issued by the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Economic Competitiveness indicates the highest personal income growth of 5.7 percent in the reports 12 metro areas. In addition the … Continue reading
Southwest Florida International Airport has announced a new nonstop service to Wisconsin. MetJet will offer a weekly Wednesday flight to Green Bay’s Austin Straubel International Airport. Contact www.metjet.net/wherewefly.asp or 1-855-563-8538 for more information.
With Collier County showing an approximately 30% increase in building permits, many new construction projects are coming: a) New 1,800 acre community being developed by Taylor Morrison. Located on the Northwest intersection of Collier Blvd. and Immokalee Roads, the development will have approximately 1,100 homes with an 18 hole championship … Continue reading
There is no additional cost to you for having a Realtor represent your interests. In fact, the buyer will usually save a substantial amount of money. A builder usually includes a sales commission reserve in the marketing budget. This is because the majority of buyers are introduced to the builder … Continue reading
PENDING HOME SALES INCREASE 12 PERCENT THIRD QUARTER Naples, FL (October 19, 2012) – A 12 percent jump in overall pending sales marked the third quarter of Naples Area real estate, as compared to the third quarter 2011. In addition, overall pending sales for September 2012 increased 22 percent compared … Continue reading
In southwest Florida warm, rainy summer days give way to cooler, drier autumn days. The lovely fall and winter weather makes Florida an ideal place to escape the cold. If you are thinking about buying a home in the Naples/Marco/Sanibel area and wondering about weather patterns, the chart below shows … Continue reading
CNNMoney reported that home prices have been rising, second quarter 2012 showed the first increase in prices since 2007. Stan Humphries, chief economist for Zillow said “The housing recovery is holding together despite lower-than-expected job growth, indicating that it has some organic strength of its own.” In his opinion markets like Phoenix, … Continue reading
(As of October 2012) A basic method used in evaluating home prices is to study total inventory of listings in relation to home sales for the past 12 months. The theory is that if the sum total of homes for sale exceeds the most recent 12 month sales, a Buyers … Continue reading