Archive for the ‘Crown Colony real estate’ Category

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Baby Boomers: What’s UP?

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Baby boomers blamed for clog in housing market WASHINGTON – Dec. 8, 2015 – Some economists say the baby boomers aren’t selling their homes like previous generations did and not downsizing fast enough – and that leads to shortages of homes for sale and rising prices. Baby boomers are “clogging up the whole chain of […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Seller’s Market Continues

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Lee County continued to be a seller’s market inOctober, but is slowing down slightly ahead of the upcoming holiday season. According to the latest data released by Florida Realtors®, closed sales on Single Family Homes was up 1.6% year-over-year in October. There were 1,055 last month, compared to 1,038 in 2014. The Median Sale price […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: You love Realtors!

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

The National Association of Realtors®‘ (NAR) 2015 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers indicates that 89 percent of sellers used real estate agents this year – an increase from 88 percent in 2014. Meanwhile, 87 percent of buyers used real estate agents, one-percentage point lower than last year. NAR and real estate professionals attribute the […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Sept. home prices up for LEE

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Home prices soared in Lee and Collier counties in September, according to the latest stats number from our local real estate board. In Lee County, the median price of a single-family home sold with the assistance of a Realtor increased 20.9 % from $175,000 to $211,578 between July 2014 and July 2015. Collier County saw […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: August Stats

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

The new stats for August sales are in and the median sales price continues to increase. Compared to August 2014, there was a 12% increase. The August median sale price was $ 205,000. ($182,500 last year). The big story was on Ft. Myers Beach:  there was 60% increase in closed sales over last August. We […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: SONGWRITER FEST!

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Don’t miss out on the second annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest taking place today through Sept. 27. The lineup includes some of Nashville’s biggest hitmakers with 70 performers, 138 performances and 24 venues. In addition to performances on Captiva and Ft. Myers beach, downtown Ft. Myers has been added as a venue. Kristian Bush, Jana […]

Sanibel Real Estate blog:Healthy Market!

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

An  interesting article in the 8/15 Fort Myers News-Press, for all of you interested in buying or selling Sanibel real estate. Lee County sales were up more than 9 percent as compared to the same time last year. Collier’s sales were down slightly. The two factors that contribute to Lee’s performance are affordability and inventory. […]

Sanibel real estate blog: NAPLES & CAPE Top for Future Job Growth

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Naples is tops in the nation for highest forecasted job growth, according to a new Forbes magazine rating. Cape Coral is third on the list. Six Florida cities were in the top 10. Cape Coral is expected to have 4.4% job growth through 2017. The job area creation is construction, retail and health care as […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Speed Sale Your Home

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

The Florida Realtor Association has come up with a ” 48 Ways to Speed a House Sale” and of course, the first one is have Realtor evaluate your home to see what needs to be updated, repaired or removed. I am going to make this as concise as possible- but if you are selling your […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Area Golf Course Ranked #1

Monday, June 15th, 2015

One of our local golf course has ranked an area golf course, The Hideaway, as a number one choice. Golf Advisor, which bases it’s reviews on real area users, not golf writers and architects, said there were over 30,000 reviews. This course was ranked number one of 400 state courses. Of course, we are partial […]