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Naples Named Among Happiest Cities

Naples Named Among Happiest Cities

Happiest CitiesNational Geographic considers the Naples area one of the Happiest Cities in the United States.  Coming in number 11, Naples was identified as one of the happiest cities based on 15 different criteria including walkability, eating healthy, civic engagement and financial security.

With unbelievable beaches, beautiful sunsets, fantastic restaurants and sun more than 300 days a year, you couldn’t pick a better place to live. So, what are the other areas do people live where they are the healthiest and happiest in the United States?

Other Articles:

National Geographic’s Happiest Cities

Gallup Well Being Index

Top Happiest Cities in the U.S.

Overall, The Naples and Marco Island area came in 11th out of the tope 25 happiest cities in the U.S., and we are among great company based on the full list noted below:

1.     Happy CitiesBoulder, CO

2.     Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA

3.     Charlottesville, VA

4.     Fort Collins, CO

5.     San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA

6.     San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA

7.     Provo-Orem, UT

8.     Bridgeport-Stamford, CT

9.     Barnstable Town, MA

10.  Anchorage, AK

11.  Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island, FL

12.  Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA

13.  Salinas, CA

14.  North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL

15.  Urban Honolulu, HI

16.  Ann Arbor, MI

17.  San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA

18.  Colorado Springs, CO

19.  Manchester-Nashua, NH

20.  Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA

21.  Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV

22.  Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI

23.  San Diego-Carlsbad, CA

24.  Portland-South Portland, ME

25.  Austin-Round Rock, TX

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Bottom Line:

Naples is one of the greatest places in the U.S. to live.  If you are looking for a low-stress, active and happy lifestyle you can’t beat Southwest Florida.

Begin Your Own Naples Property Search:

So, if you are ready to begin your own property search, I encourage you to explore this website to find information about communities in Southwest Florida.  If you are a golfer, I specialize in golf community real estate and would be happy to help you navigate over 100 different golf communities to get you started. Or, if you would rather, I will provide a list of properties that meet your criteria.

Interested Golf Communities?

If you are buying a home in a golf community, you will find it is more complex than a normal home purchase.  As you can probably imagine, there are significant differences between golf courses.  Also, there are hidden fees, different membership fees, pet restrictions and very different demographics in each community.

Or, if you are considering new construction, remember the contractor’s real estate agent represents the builder’s best interest, not yours.  There is no cost to you to have an agent represent you. In fact, I can help you save money and negotiate for extras which the builder may not let you know about.

So, if you are looking for information about a specific community in Bonita Springs, Estero or Naples, contact me and I will prepare a custom market report for you.  Most importantly, I can provide the market information and insights to help make sure you select your dream home.

Lastly, I will handle all of the contract negotiations for your property from the first offer to close.

About Matt Klinowski


Naples Golf Guy

Contact Matt:  Matt@NaplesGolfGuy.com

or at 239-370-0892

October 22, 2017 Posted by Matt

Featured Homes

Featured Homes

NAPLES, BONITA SPRINGS AND ESTERO

Check out the best Featured Homes in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero, Florida! Activity is starting to pick up in Southwest FL as we head into season.  The weather is starting to cool off and seasonal residents are headed back to town.  If you are considering relocating to our area or you are looking to buy a second home, check out some of the best golf community homes in the area.

 

Mediterra– 28044 Castellano Way – $2,8,95,000 – More about Mediterra’s Lifestyle

Featured HomesSingle Family Home (Naples)

3 Beds and 3.5 Baths

4,459 Sq. Ft.

Built 2007

Private Naples Golf Community – Equity Membership

(More about this property) – (More about Mediterra) – (Mediterra Single Family Homes) – (Mediterra Condos)

 

 

The Colony – 23810 Tuscany Way – $2,499,000 (More about The Colony Lifestyle)

Single Family Home (Bonita Springs)

4 Beds and 5.5 Baths

5,897 Sq. Ft.

Built 2002

Private Naples Golf Community – Equity Membership

(More about this property) – (More about The Colony) – (The Colony Single Family Homes) – (The Colony Condos)

 

Quail West –  4226 Cortland Way – $2,339,460 (Pending Contract) – New Construction

Featured Real Estate ListingsSingle Family Home (Naples)

4 Beds + Den and 4.5 Baths

4,238 Sq. Ft.

Built 2016

Private Naples Golf Community – Equity Membership

(More about Quail West) – (Quail West Single Family Homes)

 

Quail West –  6351 Highcroft Dr. – $2,195,000 – New Construction

Featured Real Estate PropertiesSingle Family Home (Naples)

4 Beds + Den and 3.5 Baths

3,930 Sq. Ft.

Built 2017

Private Naples Golf Community – Equity Membership

(More about this property) (More about Quail West) – (Quail West Single Family Homes)

 

 

Audubon – 312 Chancery Circle– $1,850,000

Featured Real EstateSingle Family Home (Naples)

4 Beds and 5.5 Baths

5,728 Sq. Ft.

Built 1996

Private Naples Golf Community – Equity Membership

(More about this property) – (More about Audubon) – (Audubon Single Family Homes) – (Audubon Condos)

 

Shadow Wood –  22280 Banyan  Hideaway Drive– $1,699,000

April ListingsSingle Family Home (Bonita Springs)

4 Beds and 4.5 Baths

4,406 Sq. Ft.

Built 2002

Private Naples Golf Community – Equity Membership

(More about this property) – (More about Shadow Wood) – (Shadow Wood Single Family Homes) – (Shadow Wood Condos)

 

Grey Oaks – 2136 Torino Way  – $1,325,000

Single Family Home

4 Beds and 4.5 Baths

3,738 Sq. Ft.

Built 2016

Private Naples Golf Community – Equity Membership

(More about this Property) (More about Grey Oaks) – (Grey Oaks Single Family Homes) – (Grey Oaks Condos)

 

 

 

Grandezza – 12555 Grandezza Cir. – $520,000

Single Family Home

3 Beds and 3.5 Baths

2,688 Sq. Ft.

Built 2005

Private Naples Golf Community – Bundled Membership

(More about this property) – (More about Grandezza) – (Grandezza Single Family Homes) – (Grandezzan Condos)

Naples – 971 San Marcos Blvd. – $690,000

Single Family Home Just ListedSingle Family Home

4 Beds, 2 Baths

2,577 Sq. Ft.

Built 1977

4.77 acres which can be subdivided

(More about this property)

Leawood Lakes – 409 Leawood Cir. – $253,500 – Price Reduced

Leawood LakesSingle Family Home

2 Beds, 2 Baths

1,623 Sq. Ft.

Built 2005

Non Golf Community

(More about this property) – (Leawood Lakes Single Family Homes)

 

Leawood Lakes – 513 Leawood Cir. – $249,500

leawood cirSingle Family Home

2 Beds, 2 Baths

1,623 Sq. Ft.

Built 2005

Non Golf Community

(More about this property) – (Leawood Lakes Single Family Homes)

Related Articles Featured Homes:

Begin Your Own Naples Property Search:

So, if you are ready to begin your own property search, I encourage you to explore this website to find information about communities in Southwest Florida.  If you are a golfer, I specialize in golf community real estate and would be happy to help you navigate over 100 different golf communities to get you started. Or, if you would rather, I will provide a list of properties that meet your criteria.

Bottom Line:

If you are buying a home in a golf community, you will find it is more complex than a normal home purchase.  As you can probably imagine, there are significant differences between golf courses.  Also, there are hidden fees, different membership fees, pet restrictions and very different demographics in each community.

Or, if you are considering new construction, remember the contractor’s real estate agent represents the builder’s best interest, not yours.  There is no cost to you to have an agent represent you. In fact, I can help you save money and negotiate for extras which the builder may not let you know about.

So, if you are looking for information about a specific community in Bonita Springs, Estero or Naples, contact me and I will prepare a custom market report for you.  Most importantly, I can provide the market information and insights to help make sure you select your dream home.

Lastly, I will handle all of the contract negotiations for your property from the first offer to close.

About Matt Klinowski


Naples Golf Guy

Contact Matt:  Matt@NaplesGolfGuy.com

or at 239-370-0892

October 19, 2017 Posted by Matt

Bonita Springs Housing Trends

ESTERO AND BONITA SPRINGS HOUSING TRENDS

Bonita Springs Housing TrendsThe latest Estero and Bonita Springs Housing Trends indicate a slight reduction for the month of August according the the most recent data released by B.E.A.R. (Bonita Springs-Estero Association of Realtors).

Overall, in August, the Bonita Springs and Estero markets continued to show the typical decreases in pending sales and closed sales during the off season.  As such, pending sales for both condos and single-family homes decreased 9 percent compared to  August of 2016. Also, the total number of closed sales for the same time period was down 24 percent.

Additionally, the days on market for all properties in the area increased 5 percent.  With inventory remaining consistent with the summer months, and prices remaining relatively stable, now is a good time to purchase a property in the Estero and Bonita Springs area.

Finally, it’s an especially good time of year to purchase new construction.  Builders want to eliminate inventory and models sitting on the market before year end.  Just remember, the builders sales agent is looking out for the best interest of the builder, not your best interest.  There is no cost to you to have a real estate agent represent you.  In fact, we will either save you money or help you negotiate more incentives.  If you are considering buying a new construction home, contact me for a list of communities with new homes or condos.

Bonita Springs & Estero Single Family Market Data – August 2017

 

Year-Over-Year Bonita Springs Housing Trends for Single Family Homes

  • Closed Sales decreased from 85 in July of 2016 down to 74 in August of 2017 which is a 12.9 percent decrease
  • Pending Sales decreased 20.2 percent down from 109 to 87 compared to August of last year
  • Inventory increased from 470 homes up to 487 during August which is a 3.6 percent increase
  • Average sales price decreased less than 1 percent from $426,203 down to $424,816
  • New Listings decreased 12.2 percent, down from 131 properties to 115 for the month

So, for single family home sales in SWFL, both closed sales and pending sales decreased following the typical pattern of the summer months in our area.  Also, inventory increased slightly compared to this time last year.  With the average sales price staying stable, inventory remaining tight, now is the the time to buy a single-family home.  Prices are just going to continue to rise and there’s no end in sight for the limited inventory.

Bonita Springs and Estero Condo Market Data – August 2017

Year-Over-Year Housing Trends for Condos

  • Closed Sales increased from 45 in July of 2016 up to 52 in August of 2017 which is a 15.6 percent increase
  • Pending Sales increased 37.0 percent up from 54 to 74 compared to August of last year
  • Inventory increased from 405 condos up to 427 during August which is a 5.4 percent increase
  • Average sales price fell from $359,248 down to $276,765 which is a 23 percent decrease
  • New Listings increased 1.2 percent up from 84 to 83 for the month

The condo market in the Bonita Springs and Estero area continues to remain active.  Both closed sales and pending sales continue their upward trend according to the August sales data.  Pending sales showed a significant increase, up 37 percent compared to the same month last year.  Also, closed sales for August were up double-digits during the same time period. If you are thinking of selling your condo, now is a great time.  If you’re considering buying one, the good news is there was a slight increase in inventory which means a small increase in properties to choose from.

Finally, it’s too early to tell how Hurricane Irma will impact the market.  Based on recent activity, local analysts anticipate the impact will be minor. Additionally, based on my personal experience, clients are still headed to town to look at property, they’ve just delayed their trip by a couple of weeks.

Additional Articles for August Housing Trends:

Florida Real Estate Market Report August 2017

BEAR Market Report August 2017

Recent Real Estate Transactions

Begin Your Own Naples Property Search:

So, if you’re ready to begin your property search, I encourage you to explore my website to find information about communities in Southwest Florida.  If golf is your game, I specialize in golf community real estate and would be happy to help you navigate the more than 100 different golf communities in our area.  If you prefer a more direct approach, I will provide a list of properties that meet your criteria and/or communities that meet your needs.

Bottom Line:

Bonita Golf communitiesIf you are buying a home in a golf community, you will find it’s more complex than a typical home purchase.  As you can probably imagine, there are significant differences between golf communities.  There are many different fee structures, membership options, pet restrictions, demographics and many other details that apply to the SWFL golf communities.

Also, if you are considering new construction, remember the contractor’s real estate agent represents the builder’s best interest, not yours.  There is no cost to you to have an agent represent you. In fact, I may be able to help you save money and negotiate for extras which the builder may not let you know about.

If you’re looking for information about a specific community in Bonita Springs, Estero or Naples, please contact me and I will prepare a custom market report for you.  I will provide the market information and insights to help make sure you select your dream home!

Lastly, I will handle all contract negotiations for your property from offer to close!

About Matt Klinowski


Naples Golf GuyThe above information was provided by Matt Klinowski, an expert in Southwest Florida real estate.  When you are ready to buy or sell a single family home or condo in Naples, Bonita Springs or Estero, contact me. With 15 years of experience I can help provide the market information and insights into individual communities to help you find the perfect home.  Most importantly, I will handle all the negotiations to make your real estate transaction as smooth as possible.

Contact Matt:  Matt@NaplesGolfGuy.com

or at 239-370-0892

October 18, 2017 Posted by Matt

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Leawood Lakes Home Price Reduction

Leawood Lakes Home Price Reduction – $249,500

This affordable single family Leawood Lakes home price was just reduced today! And, the home is centrally located in Naples FL.  There are only 5 properties available for sale in this community right now.  And this affordable single family home has 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms and an attached garage with plenty of space!  Also, recently a new AC system, washer, dryer and dishwasher was installed.  Additionally, the home includes a finished garage, wood and tile flooring, upgraded kitchen cabinets, crown molding and more! Conveniently located just minutes from the Gulf of Mexico, it is a great property, in a great location at a great price! Immediate occupancy available.

Leawood Lakes Home Price

409 Leawood Cir. Naples FL 34104

Leawood Lakes Home Property Details:

    • Leawood Lakes Home Price: $249,500
    • Status: Active
    • Address: 409 Leawood CIR
    • NAPLES, Florida 34104
    • Bedrooms: 3
    • Full Baths: 2
    • Square Feet: 1,623

Leawood Lakes Community Information:

Leawood LakesLeawood Lakes is a charming community consisting of single family homes located on Radio Road in Naples. And, this neighborhood consists of 2 and 3 bedroom homes that range between 1,000 and 2,000 square feet of living space. Also, there is a community pool for the residents and a play area for children to enjoy. Finally, several of the properties have water views.

View all homes for sale in Leawood Lakes.

Begin Your Own Naples Property Search:

So, if you are ready to begin your own property search, I encourage you to explore this website to find information about communities in Southwest Florida.  If you are a golfer, I specialize in golf community real estate and would be happy to help you navigate over 100 different golf communities to get you started. Or, if you would rather, I will provide a list of properties that meet your criteria.

Bottom Line:

golf communitiesIf you are buying a home in a golf community, you will find it is more complex than a normal home purchase.  As you can probably imagine, there are significant differences between golf courses.  Also, there are hidden fees, different membership fees, pet restrictions and very different demographics in each community.

Or, if you are considering new construction, remember the contractor’s real estate agent represents the builder’s best interest, not yours.  There is no cost to you to have an agent represent you. In fact, I can help you save money and negotiate for extras which the builder may not let you know about.

So, if you are looking for information about a specific community in Bonita Springs, Estero or Naples, contact me and I will prepare a custom market report for you.  Most importantly, I can provide the market information and insights to help make sure you select your dream home.

Lastly, I will handle all of the contract negotiations for your property from the first offer to close.

About Matt Klinowski


Naples Golf Guy

Contact Matt:  Matt@NaplesGolfGuy.com

or at 239-370-0892

October 18, 2017 Posted by Matt

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SWFL Real Estate Sales

SWFL Real Estate Sales

SWFL Real Estate SalesOverall, there were 309 SWFL Real Estate Sales in Ft. Myers, Bonita Springs and Estero  from September 30th through October 7th Once again, Ft. Myers had the most real estate activity with 193 property sales.  And, Estero was a second with a total of 69 property sales.

Additionally, of the 193 closings in Fort Myers, 62 percent of them were vacant lots and 24 percent of them single family homes.  The remaining units sold were notes parcels, mobile homes and single family homes. Most importantly, the significant increase in lots sold was due to the purchase of a motor coach community. Further, of the 69 Estero properties sold, 36 percent of them were single-family homes and 33 percent were condos. And, the rest of the closings were mobile homes or vacant lots.

Finally, Bonita Springs finished the week with a total of 47 property sales, 49 percent of which were condos.

In summary, 90 single family homes, 56 condos, 144 vacant lots, 8 notes parcels, 4 commercial units, 4 mobile homes, 1 manufacturing facility, 1 agricultural lot and 1 common area sold during the week.

Lee County properties sold by zip code

Bonita Springs

  • 34134 – 15 properties sold (1 commercial unit, 3 single family homes and 11 condos)
  • 34135 – 32 properties sold (1 agricultural lot, 1 vacant lots, 3 commercial units, 15 single family homes, and 12 condos)

Fort Myers

  • 33912 – 14 properties sold (1 manufacture building,2 vacant lots, 5 single family homes and 6 condos)
  • 33913 – 165 properties sold (1 common area, 8 notes parcels, 115 vacant lots, 30 single family homes and 11 condos)
  • 33967 – 14 properties sold (3 vacant lots and 11 single family homes)

Estero

  • 33928 – 58 properties sold (4 mobile homes, 22 vacant lots, 22 single family homes and 10 condos)
  • 34134 – 5 property sold (1 single family home and 4 condos)
  • 34135 – 4 properties sold (1 vacant lot, 1 single family home and 2 condos)
  • 33967 – 2 properties sold (2 single family homes)

Begin Your Own Property Search:

So, if you’re ready to begin your property search, I encourage you to explore my website to find information about communities in Southwest Florida.  If golf is your game, I specialize in golf community real estate and would be happy to help you navigate the more than 100 different golf communities in our area.  If you prefer a more direct approach, I will provide a list of properties that meet your criteria and/or communities that meet your needs.

Bottom Line:

Talis Park PropertyIf you are buying a home in a golf community, you will find it’s more complex than a typical home purchase.  As you can probably imagine, there are significant differences between golf communities.  There are many different fee structures, membership options, pet restrictions, demographics and many other details that apply to the SWFL golf communities.

Also, if you are considering new construction, remember the contractor’s real estate agent represents the builder’s best interest, not yours.  There is no cost to you to have an agent represent you. In fact, I may be able to help you save money and negotiate for extras which the builder may not let you know about.

If you’re looking for information about a specific community in Bonita Springs, Estero or Naples, please contact me and I will prepare a custom market report for you.  I will provide the market information and insights to help make sure you select your dream home!

Lastly, I will handle all contract negotiations for your property from offer to close!

About Matt Klinowski


Naples Golf GuyThe above information was provided by Matt Klinowski, an expert in Southwest Florida real estate.  When you are ready to buy or sell a single family home or condo in Naples, Bonita Springs or Estero, contact me. With 15 years of experience I can help provide the market information and insights into individual communities to help you find the perfect home.  Most importantly, I will handle all the negotiations to make your real estate transaction as smooth as possible.

Contact Matt:  Matt@NaplesGolfGuy.com

or at 239-370-0892

October 17, 2017 Posted by Matt

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Weekly Real Estate Update

Weekly Real Estate Update – August 14th

Weekly Real Estate UpdateOverall, during the week of August 14th, there were 233 real estate transactions in Collier County, up from 199 last week.  Once again, North Naples real estate sales continue to lead the way with the most transactions.  East Naples showed the second highest activity.  Ultimately, North Naples ended the week with 60 properties sold up from 43 during the previous week. And, East Naples ended with 43 homes sold up from 32 sales the prior week.

Additionally, of the 60 properties sold in North Naples, 33 percent of them were condos and 48 percent of them were single family homes.  So, the remaining properties sold in North Naples were vacant lots. Also, in the East Naples area, there were 43 transactions, 53 percent of which were condos. And, 37 percent of the East Naples properties sold were single family homes.  Similar to North Naples, the remaining properties sold were vacant lots.

In summary, your weekly real estate update for August 14th through August 20th shows 87 condos, 93 single family homes, 50 vacant lots and 3 mobile homes sold in the Naples area.

Weekly Real Estate Update (August 14th-20th) Naples Home Sales by zip code

City of Naples

  • 34102 – 15 properties sold (2 vacant lots, 8 single family homes and 5 condos)

Naples Florida

  • 34103 – 6 properties sold (4 single family homes and 2 condos)
  • 34105 – 8 properties sold (2 single family homes and 6 condos)

North Naples

  • 34109 – 19 properties sold (4 vacant lots, 10 single family homes and 5 condos)
  • 34110 – 19 properties sold ( 2 vacant lots, 8 single family homes and 9 condos)
  • 34119 – 22 properties sold (5 vacant lots, 11 single family homes and 6 condos)

East Naples

  • 34104 – 9 properties sold (3 single family homes and 6 condos)
  • 34112 – 11 properties sold (1 vacant lot, 5 single family homes and 5 condos)
  • 34113 – 23 properties sold (3 vacant lots, 8 single family homes and 12 condos)

Eastern Collier County

  • 34114 – 22 properties sold (3 mobiles homes, 12 vacant lots, 1 single family home and 6 condos)

Golden Gate

  • 34116 – 9 properties sold (8 single family homes and 1 condo)

Barefoot Beach

  • 34134 – 1 property sold (1 condo)

Big Cypress

  • 34117 – 9 properties sold (3 vacant lots and 6 single family homes)

Coco River

  • 34108 – 10 properties sold (1 vacant lot, 3 single family homes and 6 condos)

Corkscrew

  • 34120 –  21 properties sold (11 vacant lots, 8 single family homes and 2 condos)

Goodland

  • 34140 – 1 property sold (1 single family home)

Immokalee and Ave Maria

  • Marco Island34142 – 10 properties sold (8 vacant lots and 2 single family homes)

Marco Island

  • 34145 – 18 properties sold (1 vacant lot, 8 single family homes and 9 condos)

 

Weekly Real Estate Update – Sales for Aug. 14th to 20th

Begin Your Own Naples Property Search:

So, if you are ready to begin your own property search, I encourage you to explore this website to find information about communities in Southwest Florida.  If you are a golfer, I specialize in golf community real estate and would be happy to help you navigate over 100 different golf communities to get you started. Or, if you would rather, I will provide a list of properties that meet your criteria.

Bottom Line:

If you are buying a home in a golf community, you will find it is more complex than a normal home purchase.  As you can probably imagine, there are significant differences between golf courses.  Also, there are hidden fees, different membership fees, pet restrictions and very different demographics in each community.

Or, if you are considering new construction, remember the contractor’s real estate agent represents the builder’s best interest, not yours.  There is no cost to you to have an agent represent you. In fact, I can help you save money and negotiate for extras which the builder may not let you know about.

So, if you are looking for information about a specific community in Bonita Springs, Estero or Naples, contact me and I will prepare a custom market report for you.  Most importantly, I can provide the market information and insights to help make sure you select your dream home.

Lastly, I will handle all of the contract negotiations for your property from the first offer to close.

About Matt Klinowski


Naples Golf Guy

Contact Matt:  Matt@NaplesGolfGuy.com

or at 239-370-0892

October 12, 2017 Posted by Matt

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Lee County Properties Sold

Lee County Properties Sold

Lee County Properties SoldOverall, there were 143 Lee County Properties Sold in Ft. Myers, Bonita Springs and Estero during the week of September 16th through 23rdOnce again, Ft. Myers had the most activity with 78 real estate transactions.  And, Bonita Springs was a second with a total of 55 property sales.

Additionally, of the 78 closings in Fort Myers, 37 percent of them were single-family homes and 22 percent of them were condos.  Additionally, 22 percent of the transactions in the Ft. Myers area were vacant lots.  The remaining units sold were mobile homes and multi-family units. Further, of the 55 Bonita Springs properties sold, 35 percent of them were single-family homes and 35 percent were condos. And, the rest of the closings were coops, multi-family units, mobile homes or vacant lots.

Finally, Estero finished the month with a total of 31 property sales, 55 percent of which were single family homes.

In summary, 56 single family homes, 33 condos, 44 vacant lots, 6 commercial units, 3 mobile homes and 1 multi-family property sold during the week.

Lee County properties sold by zip code

Bonita Springs

  • 34134 – 9 properties sold (1 mobile home, 6 single family homes and 2 condos)
  • 34135 – 46 properties sold (1 coop, 1 multi-family unit, 14 vacant lots, 13 single family homes, and 17 condos)

Fort Myers

  • 33912 – 20 properties sold (2 vacant lots, 11 single family homes and 7 condos)
  • 33913 – 48 properties sold (1 mobile home, 14 vacant lots, 18 single family homes and 12 condos)
  • 33967 – 10 properties sold (1 multi-family unit, 1 vacant lot and 8 single family homes)

Estero

  • 33928 – 26 properties sold (1 mobile home, 10 vacant lots, 12 single family homes and 3 condos)
  • 34134 – 1 property sold (1 single family home)
  • 34135 – 2 properties sold (2 single family homes)
  • 33967 – 2 properties sold (2 single family homes)

Miromar Lakes (golf community)

  • 33913 – 5 properties sold (2 vacant lots, 1 single family home and 2 condos)

Begin Your Own Property Search:

So, if you’re ready to begin your property search, I encourage you to explore my website to find information about communities in Southwest Florida.  If golf is your game, I specialize in golf community real estate and would be happy to help you navigate the more than 100 different golf communities in our area.  If you prefer a more direct approach, I will provide a list of properties that meet your criteria and/or communities that meet your needs.

Bottom Line:

Naples golf communitiesIf you are buying a home in a golf community, you will find it’s more complex than a typical home purchase.  As you can probably imagine, there are significant differences between golf communities.  There are many different fee structures, membership options, pet restrictions, demographics and many other details that apply to the SWFL golf communities.

Also, if you are considering new construction, remember the contractor’s real estate agent represents the builder’s best interest, not yours.  There is no cost to you to have an agent represent you. In fact, I may be able to help you save money and negotiate for extras which the builder may not let you know about.

If you’re looking for information about a specific community in Bonita Springs, Estero or Naples, please contact me and I will prepare a custom market report for you.  I will provide the market information and insights to help make sure you select your dream home!

Lastly, I will handle all contract negotiations for your property from offer to close!

About Matt Klinowski


Naples Golf GuyThe above information was provided by Matt Klinowski, an expert in Southwest Florida real estate.  When you are ready to buy or sell a single family home or condo in Naples, Bonita Springs or Estero, contact me. With 15 years of experience I can help provide the market information and insights into individual communities to help you find the perfect home.  Most importantly, I will handle all the negotiations to make your real estate transaction as smooth as possible.

Contact Matt:  Matt@NaplesGolfGuy.com

or at 239-370-0892

October 8, 2017 Posted by Matt

Leawood Lakes Home Listed

Leawood Lakes Home Listed – $249,500

This Leawood Lakes Home listed is 1 of only 3 properties for sale in this affordable Naples community.  And, the property has  3 Bedroom and 2 Bathrooms under 1,600 square feet of air.  Centrally located at 513 Leawood Circle in Naples Florida, it is just minutes from downtown Naples, shopping and the beautiful beaches of southwest Florida.

Leawood Lakes Home Listed

513 Leawood Lakes Cir. Naples, FL 34104

Recently renovated, this home has a new AC system and hot water heater. Additional features include an attached finished garage and comfortable living space. This property could be a primary residence or investment.  Finally, the home is move in ready!

Leawood Lakes Community Information:

Leawood Lakes is a charming community consisting of single family homes located on Radio Road in Naples. And, this neighborhood consists of 2 and 3 bedroom homes that range between 1,000 and 2,000 square feet of living space. Also, there is a community pool for the residents and a play area for children to enjoy. Finally, several of the properties have water views.

Begin Your Own Naples Property Search:

So, if you are ready to begin your own property search, I encourage you to explore this website to find information about communities in Southwest Florida.  If you are a golfer, I specialize in golf community real estate and would be happy to help you navigate over 100 different golf communities to get you started. Or, if you would rather, I will provide a list of properties that meet your criteria.

Bottom Line:

golf communitiesIf you are buying a home in a golf community, you will find it is more complex than a normal home purchase.  As you can probably imagine, there are significant differences between golf courses.  Also, there are hidden fees, different membership fees, pet restrictions and very different demographics in each community.

Or, if you are considering new construction, remember the contractor’s real estate agent represents the builder’s best interest, not yours.  There is no cost to you to have an agent represent you. In fact, I can help you save money and negotiate for extras which the builder may not let you know about.

So, if you are looking for information about a specific community in Bonita Springs, Estero or Naples, contact me and I will prepare a custom market report for you.  Most importantly, I can provide the market information and insights to help make sure you select your dream home.

Lastly, I will handle all of the contract negotiations for your property from the first offer to close.

About Matt Klinowski


Naples Golf Guy

Contact Matt:  Matt@NaplesGolfGuy.com

or at 239-370-0892

October 8, 2017 Posted by Matt

Just Relisted Leawood Lakes Home

Just Relisted Leawood Lakes Home – $253,500

Just Relisted this Leawood Lakes home in Naples FL.  There are only 3 properties available for sale in this community right now.  And this affordable single family home has 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms and an attached garage with plenty of space!  Also, recently a new AC system, washer, dryer and dishwasher was installed.  Additionally, the home includes a finished garage, wood and tile flooring, upgraded kitchen cabinets, crown molding and more! Conveniently located just minutes from the Gulf of Mexico, it is a great property, in a great location at a great price! Immediate occupancy available.

Relisted

409 Leawood Cir. Naples FL 34104

Relisted Leawood Lakes Home Property Details:

    • Listing Price: $253,500
    • Status: Active
    • Address: 409 Leawood CIR
    • NAPLES, Florida 34104
    • Bedrooms: 3
    • Full Baths: 2
    • Square Feet: 1,623

Leawood Lakes Community Information:

Leawood Lakes is a charming community consisting of single family homes located on Radio Road in Naples. And, this neighborhood consists of 2 and 3 bedroom homes that range between 1,000 and 2,000 square feet of living space. Also, there is a community pool for the residents and a play area for children to enjoy. Finally, several of the properties have water views.

Begin Your Own Naples Property Search:

So, if you are ready to begin your own property search, I encourage you to explore this website to find information about communities in Southwest Florida.  If you are a golfer, I specialize in golf community real estate and would be happy to help you navigate over 100 different golf communities to get you started. Or, if you would rather, I will provide a list of properties that meet your criteria.

Bottom Line:

golf communitiesIf you are buying a home in a golf community, you will find it is more complex than a normal home purchase.  As you can probably imagine, there are significant differences between golf courses.  Also, there are hidden fees, different membership fees, pet restrictions and very different demographics in each community.

Or, if you are considering new construction, remember the contractor’s real estate agent represents the builder’s best interest, not yours.  There is no cost to you to have an agent represent you. In fact, I can help you save money and negotiate for extras which the builder may not let you know about.

So, if you are looking for information about a specific community in Bonita Springs, Estero or Naples, contact me and I will prepare a custom market report for you.  Most importantly, I can provide the market information and insights to help make sure you select your dream home.

Lastly, I will handle all of the contract negotiations for your property from the first offer to close.

About Matt Klinowski


Naples Golf Guy

Contact Matt:  Matt@NaplesGolfGuy.com

or at 239-370-0892

October 7, 2017 Posted by Matt

Naples August Property Sales

Naples August Property Sales Increase

property salesOverall, Naples August home property sales increased 5 percent compared to the same time last year.  The total number of homes sold during August of 2017 was 685 compared to 654 in August of 2016 according to the latest real estate market report released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS (NABOR).

Additionally, the overall median close sales price in August was $328,000, up from $320,000 during the same month last year.  Notably, the single-family median close sales price increased significantly up from $384,000 to $422,000 during the same time period.

Finally, single-family home inventory continues to decrease.  Available inventory during the month of August was 2,446 compared to 2,554 during August of 2016.  Having said that, inventory usually declines during the summer months in SWFL.

August 2017 Year-Over-Year Real Estate Statistics
August 2017 Year Over Year Real Estate Statistics

Overall Single Family Home and Condo Year over Year Highlights:

  • Pending Sales increased 13% in the 12-months ending August 2017
  • Closed Sales increased 5% in the 12-months ending August 2017
  • Median Closed Price increased 2% in the 12-months ending August 2017
  • Inventory remained the same in August 2017 compared to August 2016
  • Average Days on Market increased 8% in August 2017 from August 2016

Overall Property Sales Statistics for the 12 months ending August 2017

August 2017 Housing Report

 Additional Highlights for August Property Sales:

  • Pending sales increased 12% in both the $300K-$500K category and $2M plus category
  • Pending sales increased 11% in the $500K-$1M category 12-months ending August 2017
  • Closed sales increased 14% in the $300K-$500K category
  • Closed sales increased 15% in the $2M+ category 12-months ending August 2017
  • Median closed price increased 4% overall 12-months ending August 2017
  • Average Days on Market increased 26% in the $500K-$1M category
  • Average Days on Market decreased 17% in the $2M+ category August 2016 to August 2017

 

Hurricane Irma Impact:

While it’s still too early to know the full extent of the impact of the hurricane on home sales, analysts indicate we will have a market slow down for about 30 days, then it will bounce back.

To date, there’s only been a few cancellations of sales due to the storm.  However, there have been many closings delayed while repairs are made.  Additionally, insurance providers were unable to write policies while a named storm was in the Gulf of Mexico.  As a result, several closings were delayed.

As we get back to normal, and we are getting back to normal, clients are returning to the area to look at properties.

To view the entire Naples August Property Sales report, visit www.NaplesArea.com

Other Articles:

Realtors Confidence August 2017 Index

Real Estate Transactions Week of August 7th

Begin Your Own Naples Property Search:

So, if you are ready to begin your own property search, I encourage you to explore this website to find information about communities in Southwest Florida.  If you are a golfer, I specialize in golf community real estate and would be happy to help you navigate over 100 different golf communities to get you started. Or, if you would rather, I will provide a list of properties that meet your criteria.

Bottom Line:

golf communitiesIf you are buying a home in a golf community, you will find it is more complex than a normal home purchase.  As you can probably imagine, there are significant differences between golf courses.  Also, there are hidden fees, different membership fees, pet restrictions and very different demographics in each community.

Or, if you are considering new construction, remember the contractor’s real estate agent represents the builder’s best interest, not yours.  There is no cost to you to have an agent represent you. In fact, I can help you save money and negotiate for extras which the builder may not let you know about.

So, if you are looking for information about a specific community in Bonita Springs, Estero or Naples, contact me and I will prepare a custom market report for you.  Most importantly, I can provide the market information and insights to help make sure you select your dream home.

Lastly, I will handle all of the contract negotiations for your property from the first offer to close.

About Matt Klinowski


Naples Golf Guy

Contact Matt:  Matt@NaplesGolfGuy.com

or at 239-370-0892

October 5, 2017 Posted by Matt