Archive for the ‘Crown Colony real estate’ Category

Sanibel Real Estate Blog:June Statewide Stats

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

The Florida Association of Realtors has just released the June stats and it looks like: more closed sales, higher median prices, increased new listings with a rise in inventory. June was the 31st month that median sales price rose year over year. The statewide median sales price for a single-family existing home is now $ […]

Sanibel Real Estate blog: Cool video!

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

  I cannot tell a lie- the blog is stolen this week! But this video blog  was just too good and really tells the Sanibel/Fort Myers beaches story. Check it out and then if you have an interest in buying Sanibel real estate, give Chuck Andrews a call at 239-849-3396 or for Fort Myers real […]

Sanibel real estate blog: Things buyers love!

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

A recent survey of home buyers shed a little insight into features buyers love that sellers rarely list  as a feature. Extra storage is big: extra closets, pantries, built-in closets, kitchen or garage organizers and bookshelves. Those home buyers are looking for ways to declutter- let them know you have it. What else are they […]

Sanibel real estate blog: MOST Stunning town!

Thursday, June 19th, 2014

Thank you Buzzfeed! Sanibel and Fort Myers both were named in the Top 11 Stunning Towns You Need to Visit. Here is what they had to say about Sanibel, ” for secluded  and untouched beauty, visit Sanibel Island. You won’t find  many buildings that are taller than a palm tree on Sanibel Island, and that’s […]

Sanibel real estate blog: RE/MAX No. 1

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

RE/MAX is the No. 1 real estate franchise brand on Entrepreneur magazine’s 2013 Franchise 500 list. It’s the 11th time RE/MAX has come out on top in the past 15 years. And RE/MAX is in good company with the other top-ranking franchisors on the list, including Hampton Hotels, Subway and Pizza Hut. RE/MAX remains a top […]

Sanibel real estate blog: Hurricane season is here

Monday, June 2nd, 2014

June one is the official start of the dreaded hurricane season in Florida. Southwest Florida: it should be easier on the wallet to prepare your supplies, as the sales tax exemption on hurricane preparedness supplies is underway until June 8. What should you buy and how can you be prepared? Some items on my list: […]

Sanibel real estate blog: MEDIAN PRICE above $200,000!

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

A recent report form Florida Realtors Association has April with higher median prices and more overall sales than last April. Florida realtors sold 21,385 homes in Florida, and that’s up 4.1% from last April. And for the 29th month in a row median sales price rose for both single family homes and condos. The statewide […]

Sanibel real estate blog: Cmon Kids!

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

According to U.S. Census data, the share of Americans who own their homes settled at about 64.8 percent in the first three months of this year – down from 65.2 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013. The rate has fallen steadily since peaking at 68.9 percent in 2006, due in part to the foreclosure […]

Sanibel real estate blog: Turtle time

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

Loggerhead turtle nesting season begins today! What does that mean? Well, if you live on the beach, both your interior and exterior lights must not be visible from the beach. Also, beach furniture must be removed from the beach from 9pm-7am (must be behind the dunes and vegetation). Turtle nesting season lasts unit October 31. […]

Sanibel real estate blog: March sales jumped!

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

The Greater Fort Myers Realtor Association released stats today and a total of 1068 homes were sold in  March- that is up 37.1 % from February sales of 779. The sales were down slightly from March 2013 when 1150 homes were sold in Lee County. The median sales price was $185,000, holding steady from February […]