Archive for the ‘Crown Colony real estate’ Category

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: February Lee County update

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

The stats are gathered for February and it seems we have hit a bit of slump in Lee County. Closed sales in February amounted to 825 home sales and that was down 12.5% from last year. February was however the 51st consecutive month of a median home price increase, now up to $ 216,800 (from […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: New Rules

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

No, not Bill Maher talking, but Closing Corp talking about a survey on the new TRID rules. A survey of people who bought two homes – one before new truth-in-lending disclosure rules went into effect in October 2015 and one after – found that the lending process is easier to understand, but it’s tougher to […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Florida January Sales Strong

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

From the Florida Association of Realtors: Florida’s housing market saw rising median prices, fewer all-cash closed sales and a tight inventory of for-sale homes in January, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 16,529 last month, up 2.7 percent over the January 2015 figure. “Florida’s […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Real Estate USA Stats

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

This month’s (JANUARY) national housing report says January home sales were 6.3% higher than one year ago. Also, in the 52 metro area surveyed in January, the median price in was $ 200,714. On a a year-over-year basis, the median sales price has now risen for 48 consecutive months. A low inventory supply continues to […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: 2015 was a good year!

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

2015 was a pretty good year from a real estate standpoint. Our Sanibel Board of Realtors stats show a 12 % increase in sales over 2014 with a slight increase in prices over that same time. 2016 began with low inventories. We were 20% lower than 2015 and 55% lower than the 3 year average […]

Sanibel Real estate blog: Remax gets the hits!

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

REMAX.COM number of visits in 2015: 62,132,115 Other companies: century21.com 42,457,848 visits kw.com 31,567,836 visits weichert.com 20,452,820 visits coldwellbanker.com 20,618,581 visits I think we will just let those numbers speak for themselves in this blog. If you have an interest in Sanibel real estate: call the ones getting the visits at remax.com. Check out www.chuckandrews.com […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: December Stats

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

The story for December in home sales: prices continue to rise but number of homes sold drops. The selling prices have dramatically increased this year, with the current median home sales price in Lee at $ 231,000 compared to $ 190,000 in Dec of 2014. Condo prices were up 2.6% to $189,900 from $185,000 in […]

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 […]