• Naples Home Searcher Blog

    Friday, November 17, 2017   /   by Mike Shoaff

    October Housing Market Rebounds After Hurricane Irma

    Contacts: MICHAEL SHOAFF, REALTOR, (239) 298-9903

    Naples, Fla.  (November 17, 2017) - The evidence that a hurricane hit the Naples area in September became less visible in October because residents were quick to address damages to their property and our county and utility service providers worked overtime to get the area back to normal as quickly as possible. The Naples area housing market finished on a positive note in October with closed sales increasing 1 percent over last October, according to the October 2017 Market Report released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island). October's housing market activity was better than NABOR® expected.
    "October could have been better, but it did pretty well given the fact that we had no historic perspective of how the market would behave after a hurricane," said Bill Coffey, Broker Manager of Amerivest ...

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    Saturday, July 1, 2017   /   by Mike Shoaff

    Here are five reasons listing your Naples home for sale this summer makes sense.

    1. Demand Is Strong

    The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains very strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing and able to purchase… and are in the market right now! More often than not, multiple buyers are competing with each other to buy a home.

    Take advantage of the buyer activity currently in the market.

    2. There Is Less Competition Now

    Housing inventory is currently at a 4.2-month supply, well under the 6-months needed for a normal housing market. This means, in the majority of the country, there are not enough homes for sale to satisfy the number of buyers in that market. This is good news for home prices. However, additional inventory could be coming to the market soon.

    There is a pent-up desire for many homeowners to move, as they were unable to sell over the last few years because of a negative eq ...

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    Wednesday, June 28, 2017   /   by Mike Shoaff

    Fronterra - New homes, retail planned on Davis Boulevard

    A new residential community is planned behind a future row of outparcels fronting the north side of Davis Boulevard. The 37-acre property lies west of Collier Boulevard and extends north to Interstate 75.

    The gated community of Fronterra will have 154 single-family homes with a resort-style pool and a lake. The new neighborhood will be built just to the east of the Saddlebrook Village and Tuscan Isle apartment complexes.

    For more info on new homes in Naples check out www.NaplesHomeSearcher.com

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    Wednesday, June 21, 2017   /   by Mike Shoaff

    What interest rate do you have?

    Interest rates have come a long way in the last 30 years. The interest rate you secure directly impacts your monthly payment and the amount of house that you can afford if you plan to stay within a certain budget. Interest rates are at their lowest in years… RIGHT NOW!

    Find homes for sale at www.NaplesHomeSearcher.com

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    Monday, June 12, 2017   /   by Mike Shoaff

    Sales momentum at Seaglass continues as construction progresses

    BONITA SPRINGS — The Ronto Group announced sales continue to surge at the 26-floor, 120-unit Seaglass high-rise tower being built by Ronto within Bonita Bay. Sales contracts worth more than $125 million have been processed. The building is now more than 60 percent sold.
    Concrete for the 20th floor has been poured and a new floor is being poured every two weeks. Construction is on schedule for completion in 12 months.
    Seaglass is just 600 feet from Estero Bay, making it one of the closest to the water’s edge of the high-rises currently under construction on Southwest Florida’s Gulf coast. All new open-concept floor plans with tall ceilings take full advantage of mangrove, water, and sunset views. Ronto also is providing decorator ready residences that require additional time and investment prior to completion.
    Seaglass offers new, fully-completed and ready-for-occupancy residences with designer-selected premium finishes, including flooring, paint, and trim ...

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