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March 2010

There are 6 blog entries for March 2010.

Estero, Florida End of Year 2009 Real Estate Sales Report

Thursday, March 25th, 2010 at 11:58am. 726 Views, 0 Comments.

Estero, Florida End of Year 2009 Real Estate SalesThe Estero real estate end of year 2009 market statistics for both home and condominium sales are listed below. Estero is ideally located between Ft. Myers and Bonita Springs and is currently in the process of building and developing wherever you travel in the area. Developers are offering every type of community you can imagine, from large gated and planned communities, to smaller town centre type projects where the amenities are built around a self-contained lifestyle.

Estero Real Estate Sales Data

Estero Homes Sales End of Year 2009*:
  • 593 Closed Sales (424 in 2008)
  • Average Sales Price - $264,457
  • Median Sales Price -…

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A Very Sad Day in America

Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 11:48am. 748 Views, 0 Comments.

We The PeopleNo matter where you stand with regards to health care in the United States, all Americans lost some of their ability to freely pursue life, liberty and happiness yesterday. And, no one ever said it better (than one of our most famous founding fathers) as to what the public should now do in order to deal with this utterly disgusting travesty perpetrated by the Democratic Party.

"When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of…

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Fort Myers, Florida End of Year 2009 Real Estate Sales Report

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 at 1:37pm. 834 Views, 0 Comments.

Fort Myers, Florida End of Year 2009 Real Estate SalesThe Fort Myers real estate end of year 2009 market statistics for both home and condominium sales are listed below. Fort Myers, known as the "The City of Palms,"  sits along the natural splendor and shoreline of the Caloosahatchee River and is renowned for its fabulous winter weather. The city is a metropolis bustling with historical, cultural, and ecological attractions and the downtown area is undergoing major renovations in order to keep up with its continuing growth.

Fort Myers Real Estate Sales Data

Fort Myers Homes Sales End of Year 2009*:
  • 2,829 Closed Sales (2,397 in 2008)
  • Average Sales Price - $134,673
  • Median…

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Local Public Golf Courses

Sunday, March 14th, 2010 at 2:03pm. 1,069 Views, 3 Comments.

Southwest Florida Public Golf CoursesWe are often asked about where our clients can play a round of golf while they are here visiting Southwest Florida. To that end, we are providing the following list of golf courses that are open to the public for play.

A few of them are located in some of our most sought after communities including Lely Resort, Miromar Lakes and Tiburon. In addition, many of the area's other golf clubs will also allow for play by those individuals interested in purchasing a home within their host community.

Local SW Florida Public Golf Courses:

Bonita Bay East Golf: 239-353-5100

Cypress Woods Golf: 239-592-7860

Heritage Bay Golf:…

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Sanibel Island, Florida End of Year 2009 Real Estate Sales Report

Friday, March 12th, 2010 at 6:15pm. 750 Views, 0 Comments.

Sanibel Island, Florida End of Year 2009 Real Estate SalesThe Sanibel Island real estate end of year 2009 market statistics for both home and condominium sales are listed below. Sanibel Island, known as the "Shelling Capital"  of the world, is one of Southwest Florida's true treasures. Only 12 miles long and 5 miles wide, Sanibel is a haven of natural beauty, very romantic, and a place of solitude. Imagine seventeen miles of pristine soft white sand beaches all surrounding waterways, mangroves and wetlands teeming with abundant wildlife. Throw in the island's quaint shopping experiences, numerous dining and nightlife choices, and 300 plus days of sunshine and you have the perfect Southwest…

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Southwest Florida Real Estate - Foreclosure Filings Continue

Sunday, March 7th, 2010 at 6:21pm. 824 Views, 2 Comments.

Southwest Florida Foreclosure FilingsForeclosure filings continue to impact the Southwest Florida real estate market in January and February in both Lee and Collier counties. For Lee County, there were 1,395 new filings in February, up from the 1,318 in January. In Collier County, there were 565 new filings in February, up from 457 in January.

While both counties' filing numbers were down on a year over year basis, foreclosure sales are still having a major impact on the overall market. In Lee County, 42% of January's solds were a foreclosure; in Collier County, foreclosures accounted for 23% of the month's closed sales.

The numbers are quite a change from the last…

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