Browsing Posts In: Lee County Real Estate Reports

Checking the Stats for Southwest Florida Real Estate in October 2016

November 11, 2016

  We’re getting very close to the end of 2016 and the beginning of the 2017 Southwest Florida real estate year. That means more activity as more buyers come down to our area, in search of hot properties in great locations. We can use the latest stats from October 2016 to give buyers and sellers alike some idea of what the Southwest Florida real estate market looks like at the moment, right before the last […]

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Why You Want to Avoid For Sale By Owner | Estero Real Estate

September 25, 2016

Have you ever thought about selling Estero real estate on your own? It’s understandable – most homeowners get this itch every now and then. The reasoning is easy to understand: “IF I can sell it myself, I can save money by not paying commission!” That could equal thousands of dollars, so it makes sense to want to cut costs whenever possible. Of course, if you look at a real estate agent’s commission as a cost, […]

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U.S. Home Prices Didn’t Grow as Much in June

August 31, 2016

According to the latest S&P/Case Shiller city composite index, home prices across the country grew – just at the slowest rate in the last 10 months. Home prices grew by just 5.1 percent from last June, the slowest rate since August 2015 and only 0.3 percent above the two-year average going back to 2014. Of course, where you are matters. The Northwest region was the big winner, with double-digit price growth. The South – our […]

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Looking at Southwest Florida Real Estate Trends in 2016

August 27, 2016

Every month, the Bonita Springs – Estero Association of Realtors (BEAR) produces a report on residential properties bought and sold in Lee and Collier Counties. We can use the data in these reports to take a look at how Southwest Florida real estate has performed so far in 2016, especially compared to last year, and get a better feel for where it’s going. The latest numbers are for July, and they paint a revealing picture. […]

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Sellers Made Big Gains in Lee County in June

August 15, 2016

If you were a homeowner in the Lee County real estate market and you sold your home in June, you probably made out like a bandit. That’s what the latest numbers tell us. Homeowners who sold in June reported an average equity gain of $54,750. That’s enough to make any homeowner happy. What made sellers even happier is the decision to wait a year to sell. If they had sold in June 2015, they would’ve […]

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