Thursday, June 28, 2012

Jasmine Bay At West Bay Club - Market Update

Jasmine Bay at West Bay Club features two luxury high-rise towers with residences overlooking Estero bay and the Gulf of Mexico in the upscale West Bay Club in Estero, Florida.
Current inventory is limited in Jasmine Bay as the market rebound:
In Jasmine Bay North:
- 7 residences are for sale.
- 3 residences are under contract.
- 9 residences have sold in the past twelve months. View sold properties. 
In the South tower: Jasmine Bay South:
- 5 residences are for sale.
- 2 residences are under contract.
- 5 residences have sold in the past 12 months: View sold properties. 
View residences for sale in Jasmine Bay North...
View residences for sale in Jasmine Bay South...
View all available properties for sale in West Bay Club in Estero...

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Pending Sales At Two-Year High

Pending home sales bounced back in May, matching the highest level in the past two years and well above year-ago levels, according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). Every region saw monthly and annual gains.
Pending home sales could be even higher, but low inventory could be holding back sales in some areas – a relatively new challenge.
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Monday, June 18, 2012

Strong Real Estate Market In Naples, FL: Overall Inventory Dropping Again 13%

This is the latest market real estate report published by NABOR (Naples @ssociation Board of Realtors) with very encouraging figures.
The real estate market in the Naples area is persistent recovery for the past few months. Months after months, the reports and statistics confirm the trend we started to see in 2011.
Confidence in the real estate market in the Naples area  is back!
Pending sales increased 10% overall in May 2012 compared to May 2011.
In many sectors the inventory is at levels seen in 2003 or 2004!
Buyers should be aware that properties in the best location are leaving the market pretty fast.
Multiple-bid situations are more and more frequent and (still) unrealistic buyers with low-ball offers are losing deals. Here are other main points of the report:

  • Inventory down by almost 1,000 units in the last three months.
  • Overall median closed price increased 8 %from $175,000 to $189,000 for the 12-month period ending May 2012.
  • Overall closed sales increased 15 %in the $500,000 to $ 1 million category.
  • Overall pending sales in the Naples Beach area increased 15 %.
  • Pending sales activity in the $2 million plus category is up 50 %.
View the complete market report for May 2012...
View the complete statistics...
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Quail West Naples - Stock Development Acquired 234 Home Sites

Quail West, the upscale golf community in North Naples is in full revival.
Sales have increased 60% in the first quarter of 2012 compared to same quarter in 2011.
The addition of LaCaille Villas neighborhood is not stranger of that.
Stock Development a well-known and considered developer in SW Florida recently acquired 234 home sites in the Tamworth neighborhood in Quail West. Three models are under constructions and will be ready very soon.
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View all the available properties for sale in Quail West...
View the last sales in Quail West... (report available online for 30 days only)

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Grey Oaks Naples, Florida - New Homes In The Traditions

Grey Oaks Country Club Naples, Florida:
New opportunities to buy in prestigious Grey Oaks with the recent release of two new programs in The Traditions at Grey Oaks:

  • The Traditions Coach Homes: Offer new luxury coach homes. 12,500 to over 3,100 sq.ft of living space. Incredible starting price of $580,000.
  • Villas of Traditions: New villa homes with a Santa Barbara architecture, a swimming-pool. Three floor plans to choose from. Start at $690,000!
View the Traditions Coach Homes...
View Villas of Traditions at Grey Oaks...
View all properties for sale in Grey Oaks...

Naples Real Estate Market - Today's Update

Today, 51 properties have closed into the MLS for the Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero area, with a large variety of price: from $56,950 to $4,600,000.
The residence sold for $4,600,000 was a recent (2008) magnificent canal front home in the sought-after neighborhood of Aqualane Shores. Was listed for $5,600,000 and stayed only 70 days on the market!
View today sales in the Naples area...
View all available properties for sale in Aqualane Shores...

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Buying A Property With Wetlands In Florida: Recommendations

If a dream property includes wetlands, buyers may have to work with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and, in some cases, the local water management district if they want to build or make changes.
“When people think of wetlands, many envision swamps or marshes with standing water. While those are indeed two types of wetlands, there are many other types of wetlands that may not be as easily identified,” says Cherie Graves with DEP. “Many wetlands rarely have standing water.”
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In the Naples area: Golden Gate Estates has a lot of wetlands in some areas.
View All Properties For Sale In Golden Gate Estates...

Florida In Top Five States For Home Appreciation

CoreLogic released its April Home Price Index (HPI) report today.
Nationwide, home prices, including distressed sales, increased on a year-over-year basis by 1.1 percent in April 2012 compared to April 2011 – the second consecutive year-over-year increase this year, and the first time two consecutive increases have occurred since June 2010.Florida is in the top 5 states for home appreciation in April 2012 with + 5.5%.
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View all properties for sale in the Naples area... 

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Livingston Woods Real Estate - Naples, Florida

Livingston Woods, Naples Florida:
Livingston Woods is a subdivision located between I-75 and Livingston Road featuring large estate homes on acreages (2 to 5 acres).
Some large homes have been built in 2004 or after. There are currently 14 properties for sale  in Livingston Woods from $520,000 to $2,500,000.
One property is currently under contract and 6 have been sold in the past twelve months.
Five vacant home sites are also on the market from $69,900 to $639,000. 
View All Properties For Sale in Livingston Woods...

Terzetto At The Colony, Bonita Springs FL. NEW Luxury Residences

Terzetto At The Colony in Pelican Landing, Bonita Springs Fl. is a new neighborhood of 30 luxury penthouse residences in 10 three-story buildings to be built by WCI in The Colony.
The first information has been released.
The luxury residences (only one by floor and three by building) will offer open floor plans with 2,200 to 2,700 sq.ft under air, views on the 11th fairway of the Colony golf course or preserve views.
Terzetto will have its own swimming-pool and will be conveniently located at close distance to the Bay Club.

View complete information on Terzetto at The Colony...
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Friday, June 1, 2012

Naples Real Estate Market - Update - 6/1/2012

This is the update on June 1st for Naples area real estate market:
Today 89 properties have closed in the Naples area, from $40,000 to $2,400,000 and 69 other properties have been under contract.
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