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Naples Real Estate Sales - End of Year 2010 Review

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The end of year 2010 Naples real estate market statistics for both home and condominium sales are listed below. And, just like in the Bonita Springs market area, the Naples market also had a stellar year for property sales. 2010's numbers blew right through the 2009 sales totals, which were also the best on record. When you consider today's housing market, back to back record breaking sales years is truly remarkable. So, if you've been thinking about having a winter getaway place, come on do...

Naples, Florida a Wealth Magnet

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According to an analysis of 2008 tax returns, Forbes ranks Collier County at the top of its list of where the rich are moving in large numbers. The review showed an average reported income of more than $76,000 per person. Quite frankly, it does not come as much of a surprise, as the city of Naples has long been known as a desirable destination for wealthy retirees and corporate executives seeking exclusivity and anonymity. Naples offers a slower and more laid back high-end lifestyle n...

Bonita Springs and Naples Real Estate Sales - April, 2010 Update

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The sales of homes and condominiums in the Southwest Florida real estate market continued to impress as season wound down in April. The cities of Bonita Springs and Naples saw their property sales rise substantially. Both snowbirds and investors alike pulled the trigger and snapped up one of the many good deals currently available. Buyers who remain in a "wait and see" mode are finding out their choices are becoming more limited and many of the best properties are now receiving multiple offe...

Southwest Florida Real Estate Sales - February, 2010 Update

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The sales of homes and condominiums in the Southwest Florida real estate market continued to impress as season moved into full swing in February. Many buyers moved from a "wait and see" attitude to a more "determined to buy" mode as inventories continue to fall and many good deals were being snapped up by both snowbirds and investors alike. Here's a synopsis of the February sales numbers:  Bonita Springs Real Estate Sales Bonita Springs Real Estate Market Highlights: February ...

Naples Real Estate - End of Year 2009 Sales Report

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The end of year 2009 Naples real estate market statistics for both home and condominium sales are listed below. Naples, known as the "Crown Jewel" of SW Florida's Gulf Coast, is a truly cosmopolitan, quaint, and cultural city that has transformed itself into a dynamic international and world renown destination. Naples Real Estate Sales Data Naples Home Sales End of Year 2009*: 2,685 Closed Sales (2,062 in 2008) Average Sales Price - $506,283 Median Sales Price - $276,000 ...

Cape Coral, Florida End of Year 2009 Real Estate Sales Report

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The end of year 2009 Cape Coral real estate market statistics for both home and condominium sales are listed below. Cape Coral, known as the "The Cape" to locals, is one of Southwest Florida's most rapidly growing areas. It is the 3rd largest city in Florida in terms of land mass and features over 400 miles of both fresh and salt water canals. Many of the properties in the city will offer boating enthusiasts some great gulf access, including a fair amount of desirable deep water for sailboat...

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

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The end of year 2009 Fort Myers Beach real estate market statistics for both home and condominium sales are listed below. Fort Myers Beach is the "happening" place on Southwest Florida's Lee Island Coast. It offers every amenity you can imagine- from seven miles of wide sandy beaches, golf, boating, fishing and more than anything else - relaxing. The Beach as it's known, is eclectic and diverse. It draws visitors from all over the world and you'll find all sorts of folks from generations of ...

Pelican Landing in Bonita Springs, Florida End of Year 2009 Sales Report

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The end of year 2009 Pelican Landing real estate market statistics for both home and condominium sales are listed below. Pelican Landing is an upscale gated golf community with excellent amenities and is considered one of Bonita Springs premier communities. Pelican Landing distinguishes itself by being the only community in the area to own a private barrier island on the Gulf of Mexico. The island includes a 32 acre beach park that residents have daily access to via a community run boat s...

Naples Flood Zone Dilemma - What's A Home Owner To Do?

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Seems Collier County officials and the Collier County Planning Commission (CCPC) did not think through the unintended consequences of a compromise made with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials back in 2005 regarding the adoption of proposed new digital flood zone maps. Under the new changes to the floodplain ordinance, approximately 50,000 home and businesses could be required to carry more flood insurance or face having to obtain a exemption from FEMA. The net effect wou...

Ft. Myers Beach Real Estate Sales Update - January to June 2009

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The mid year Ft. Myers Beach real estate market sales statistics for both homes and condominiums are listed below. Ft. Myers Beach is the "happening" locale on Southwest Florida's Lee Island Coast. Ft. Myers 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 as its known, is eclectic and diverse. It draws visitors from all over the world and you'll find all sorts of folks from generation...