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WHAT’S TRENDING IN NAPLES REAL ESTATE
The Naples Area Board of REALTORS® held its fourth annual Economic Summit in early April to discuss factors influencing the future of real estate. Cindy Carroll, John Tuccillo and Dr. Elliott Eisenberg shared their viewpoints.
Real estate appraiser Cindy Carroll Naples reported home prices are going up and stabilizing nearly across the board and in certain cases have surpassed peak 2005 levels.
“Neighborhoods broken down by zip codes seem to make a lot more sense than when it’s broken down by price range,” she said. “It’s about location, not price range, it’s how close you are to the beach, which drives your value.” (Go to my website Cherylturner.com and sign up to receive your report by zip code.)
Dr. John Tuccillo, chief economist for Florida Realtors® introduced new key indicators affecting real estate in Florida including natural and in-migration population growth, employment growth and a healthy stock market, which is helping fuel second-home purchases, especially retirees. “There is a very close correlation, between million-dollar-plus home sales in Florida and the Dow so it’s kind of an indicator on where home sales are going.” Read more>>>
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What’s trending in Naples Real Estate
Sales are up and so are prices.
A recent article in the Business Observer, a newspaper that covers the Florida Gulf Coast from Tampa to Naples, reported that both sales and prices of existing single-family homes and condominiums are seeing gains as high as 15% statewide. President of Florida Realtors®, Andrew Barbar, commented that the positive fundamentals of Florida’s housing sector were sustained in the fourth quarter of 2014. “Our population continues to increase at a rate of approximately 800 people per day moving into the state. Florida’s growing economy is creating new jobs and putting residents back to work.”
The greater Tampa metro area was a hot market to purchase condominiums with sales jumping nearly 18%; Collier county saw a 14% increase in the number of condominium sales and a 10% rise in median prices.
Florida Realtors® reported that those who are currently renting a condominium in Southwest Florida may soon have a more difficult time, as owners are putting their properties back on the market now that prices are increasing. With financing more readily available, down payments as little as 3.5 percent, and some restrictions on condo loans easing, qualifying for a mortgage and owning a home is becoming more appealing. Contact me for the latest real estate market news. Click here for the full newsletter.
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What’s trending in Naples Real Estate
Welcome winter. It’s that time of year when our heavenly-like weather helps drive more visitors here making it our busiest time of year. Winter 2015 is taking shape as a hot market with foreign buyers, new construction and there is more inventory from which buyers can choose.
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