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Bonita Springs' latest: Luxury Single Family Homes at Bonita Lakes

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Bonita Springs has a new master planned community in the works. Bonita Lakes is a brand new gated community offering single-family estate and executive homes with gorgeous lake views. Built by Toll Brothers, Professional Builder Magazine's Builder of the Year for 2012, Bonita Springs' newest luxury community features lush tropical landscaping, wide boulevards, and superior build quality with attention to detail you won't find with many other builders. Two furnished models are currently on...

Mr. Roarke and Tattoo Approved: Real Fantasy Island North of Naples, Florida

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"Calling all Richard Branson types with millions of dollars burning a hole in their pocket... Have we got a deal for you!" Little Bokeelia Island, a 104-acre island in Pine Island Sound, northwest of Naples in Southwest Florida, is currently on the market. Originally developed by Charles Burgess (an American chemist and engineer who manufactured batteries through the Burgess Battery Company, now known as Duracell), the island, accessible only by floatplane or boat, is home to an updated Span...

Real Estate Recovery on the Rebound in Southwest Florida

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With commercial real estate sales in Southwest Florida giving a much needed boost to the area's real estate market, metropolitan Naples ranked #2 in the U.S. for the lowest industrial vacancy rate this month, posting a 4.2% overall rate of vacancy. Florida, on the whole, managed to squeeze out 3 of the top 10 spots with lowest industrial vacancy rates. Lakeland grabbed the #1 spot, and Clearwater / St. Petersburg came in at #7. The recovery in the housing market is seen to be linked to th...

Bonita Springs, Florida - 2012 Mid-Year Real Estate Sales Review

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The mid-year 2012 Bonita Springs real estate market statistics for both home and condominium sales are listed below. Bonita Springs is one of the most dynamic coastal communities within all of Southwest Florida. Known as the "Gateway to the Gulf", the city features numerous picture postcard perfect beaches, charming neighborhoods, and championship golf courses. Bonita Springs Real Estate Sales Data Total Sales of 949 versus 1,044 in 2011 - down 9%. 485 Homes Sold versus 518 in 20...

Luxury Florida Real Estate - 2011 End of Year Sales Review

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The following End of Year 2011 sales data covers some of the best locations for luxury properties in Florida. It includes the cities of Bonita Springs, Naples and Marco Island and will give you an idea of what the market is doing in the much sought after neighborhoods in places like Port Royal, Olde Naples, Pelican Bay, Barefoot Beach and Cape Marco. Luxury Florida Property Sales $1 Million - $2 Million Total Sales of 527 versus 463 in 2010 - up 14%. 315 Homes Sold versus 302 in ...

Sanibel and Captiva Island Real Estate - 2011 End of Year Sales Review

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The 2011 end of year Sanibel and Captiva real estate market statistics for both home and condominium sales are listed below. Captiva and Sanibel Islands are two of the most sought after destinations in all of Southwest Florida. Everything you could wish for from sunning, shelling, wave running, fishing, sailing, or just relaxing are available and most of it is just minutes away from anywhere you are located. Both markets offer many home choices that are just terrific; seaside condominiums...

Fort Myers Beach Real Estate - 2011 End of Year Sales Review

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The 2011 end of year Fort Myers Beach real estate market statistics for both home and condominium sales are listed below. Fort Myers Beach is the "happening" locale on Southwest Florida's Lee Island Coast. The Beach offers every amenity you can imagine-from seven miles of wide sandy beaches, golf, boating, fishing and more than anything else - relaxing. The Beach is definitely eclectic and diverse; it draws visitors from all over the world and you'll find all sorts of folks from generatio...

Cape Coral and Fort Myers Real Estate - 2011 End of Year Sales Review

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The 2011 end of year Cape Coral and Fort Myers real estate market statistics for both home and condominium sales are listed below. Cape Coral, known as "The Cape," is a boater's and fisherman's paradise and offers almost 200 miles of salt water canals with Gulf access. It is the 3rd largest city in Florida in terms of land mass with nearly 115 square miles of residential and commercial space. Over 55% of its population is under 44, so the city is family oriented, schools are important, an...

Bonita Springs and Naples Real Estate - 2011 End of Year Sales Review

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The 2011 end of year Bonita Springs and Naples real estate market statistics for both home and condominium sales are listed below. Bonita Springs is quickly emerging as one of the most dynamic coastal communities within all of Southwest Florida. Known as the "Gateway to the Gulf," the city features numerous picture postcard perfect beaches, charming neighborhoods, and championship golf courses, all enticing you to want to stay forever. Bonita Springs Real Estate Sales Data Total ...

Southwest Florida Foreclosures - 3rd Quarter 2011 Review

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The downward trend in Southwest Florida foreclosures abated somewhat in the 3rd quarter. In Lee County, foreclosures rose slightly in September (0.3% over August), ranking it third in the state. The review shows that 1,378 Lee county housing units were in foreclosure (one in every 265), down from 3,823, or nearly 64% from September 2010. In Collier County, foreclosures spiked to 503 housing units (one in every 386), up 54% from 326 in August, but still down 60.3% from 1,267 units in Septembe...