NAR Report: These Are the Top Home Improvements

Return on Remodeling Projects

By Jameson Doris RISMEDIA, Monday, October 14, 2019— Homeowners and REALTORS® alike want new roofs and kitchens. According to the 2019 Remodeling Impact Report, released by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), the two projects rank as the most popular home improvement projects among both demographics. The report, which examines … Continue reading

5 Essential Tips for Selling a House ‘As-Is’

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By Wendy Dessler | RISMEDIA, Monday, September 02, 2019— Selling your home without fixing it up first presents potential challenges for some homeowners. For others, it may open up different opportunities. Selling a house “as-is” can be a good thing. It all depends on your approach to selling it. Here … Continue reading

Confidence in Housing Soars

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By RISMedia Staff | RISMEDIA, Monday, August 12, 2019 Amid encouraging indicators in the labor market and mortgage rates, Americans’ confidence in housing is up, according to the Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index® (HPSI), recently released. In July, the HPSI surged to 93.7—a new record. Additionally, the amount of … Continue reading

Bonita Springs – Estero Realtors

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Resale Values Continue to Rise Despite Increased Competition from New Construction BONITA SPRINGS, Florida | May 3, 2019 – New construction communities in Estero and Bonita Springs are sprouting up like weeds overnight. In previous years, a main focal point when buying real estate in Southwest Florida was being … Continue reading

February Market Report Shows Many Options for Buyers

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Home buyers had many more options to choose from in February as housing market inventory increased 7 percent to 7,442 homes in February 2019 compared to 6,912 in February 2018. In addition to 1,498 new listings added to the Southwest Florida MLS in February, the February 2019 Market Report released … Continue reading

5 Positive Trends for Buyers & 5 Positive Trends for Sellers in 2019

NABOR 2018 Year End Market Infographic

NABOR® Year End 2018 Market Report was Good for All!  The Naples area housing market ended 2018 with impressive annual activity statistics in all areas of the residential real estate market including an 11 percent increase in total closed sales and a 14 percent increase in inventory compared to 2017. Sales … Continue reading

November Housing Market Report Shows Activity Heating Up

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Naples, Fla. (December 21, 2018) – Home sales in November increased by double digits across every price category resulting in an overall increase of 24 percent compared to November 2017. Median closed prices decreased for homes under $1 million in November and inventory rose 12 percent to 5,971 homes, according to the November … Continue reading

Naples 3Q Housing Market Remains Strong

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Naples, Fla. (October 19, 2018) – One year after Hurricane Irma, overall closed sales in Naples increased 62 percent to 644 homes in September of 2018 compared to 398 closed sales of homes in September of 2017. According to broker analysts, this impressive increase in month over month sales is … Continue reading