Southwest Florida Weather in February This is Baily. Baily wanted you to know that this is what February weather is like in Bonita Springs, Florida. We’ve had picture perfect weather this week! Yesterday, I had the opportunity to take a boat ride on one of Baywater Exclusive Boat Club’s boats, the doubled decker boat with [...]
Bonita Springs Real Estate Inventory Single Family-Villa 11.9 Months Low Rise Condo 10.06 Months Mid Rise Condo 13 Months High Rise Condo 20.8 Months Attached Villas 9.7 Months Manufactured Homes 14.15 Months How much real estate is on the market? Is Bonita Springs real estate as bad as they say Florida real estate is? These [...]
Reserves for replacement collected in condominium and hoa fees.
Sanctuary Condominiums Bonita Springs Florida The Sanctuary at the Imperial River is a condominium complex located at the Imperial River on Tamiami Trail/US 41 in Bonita Springs Florida. Condos in The Sanctuary are offered in one, two or three bedroom sizes. Sanctuary Imperial River VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL The Sanctuary at The Imperial River [...]
Tower Condominiums – Sorrento at The Colony Sorrento at The Colony offers fourteen floors of residential living with five floors of Penthouse luxury condominium residences. Each residence at Sorrento at The Colony offers sweeping views of mangrove estuaries, the golf courses of Raptor Bay, The Hyatt Resort and The Colony, Estero Bay and the Gulf [...]
Real Estate is Selling Off – Deal With It So here we are half way through a sweltering southwest Florida summer. Worlds away are our seasonal residents who have all but forgotten us and cubical dwelling number crunchers who will soon be speculating about Florida real estate. Right about the time the first of the [...]
Bonita Bay Condominiums at Whiskey Pointe Whiskey Pointe is located in the heart of Bonita Bay in Bonita Springs, Florida. The location is quiet and surrounded by lush landscaping and wildlife preserves. The complex of Whiskey Pointe is small by comparison to many other condominium complexes. There are only sixteen condominium units in Whiskey Pointe, [...]
Condominium & HOA Rules and Regulations Most condominium owners have a set of docs that perform little practical function other than taking up space on a shelf or in a cabinet. That is, if they bothered to keep them at all. Those documents are the rules for the association. The rules; you will obey them [...]
Fairway Pines Condominium 55+ Active Adult The Fairway Pines Condominium complex is located off of Paradise Road in the area known as Bonita Golf & Country Club. The location is quiet and shares the address of Golf Lake Circle with The Greens of Bonita Springs, a single family villa community. Fairway Pines is a tight [...]
Villanova Colonnades and Citadel Condominiums of Bonita Springs, Florida.
A one bedroom Pompeii II condominium at Positano Place, Naples, Florida.
Selling for sale by owner and inviting real estate agents to show and sell.
Fast real estate sales in Marsh Landing of Estero, Florida.
Beautiful sunrises from the tower high rise condos in Bonita Bay of Bonita Springs, Florida.
Casa Bonita Grande Condominium on Bonita Beach in Bonita Springs, Florida, USA.
Chickee huts built by the Seminole Indians of Southwest Florida.
Buying furnished or turnkey furnished real estate in southwest, Florida.
Real Estate Sales and Inventory Report So here we are in the first week of May. The most important thing to report about Bonita Beach and Barefoot Beach is that the water is warm again. I made a trip down last Sunday afternoon and it was down right delightful. The real estate report isn’t that [...]
Four People Shot By Pool in Bonita Springs, Fla There is no faster way to clear off a pool deck than to announce to the general area, “I am here to take pictures.” Today, as I quietly took pictures someone in the pool, yes, the pool asked to take my picture with his friends. He [...]
Beachfront Real Estate Market Report The real estate bargain hunters came to Florida this year and totally cleaned up on deals. The biggest sector selling has been the $400,000 and under price point. A few of those sales have been on the Bonita Beach, but not many. Our Keynescommunities of Bonita Beach and Barefoot Beach [...]
Pelican Pointe condo on Bonita Beach in Bonita Springs, Florida.
Hickory Shores of Bonita Beach in Bonita Springs, Florida.
The Ambassador Condominium on Bonita Beach, Florida.
The Egret Condominium on Bonita Beach, Bonita Springs, Florida.
Gulf Front Beach Front Condos Seascape is located on the quiet, secluded peninsula of Little Hickory Island at the North end of Bonita Beach just before the Bonita Beach Club Condominium and just after Dolphin Way condominium complex. You can enjoy picture perfect southwest Florida sunsets from your screened balcony overlooking the pool, palm trees, [...]
Dolphin Way Condominium complex on Bonita Beach, Florida.
Castella Condominiums in The Colony at Pelican Landing.
The community of Bonita Beach Club on Little Hickory Island Bonita Springs, Florida.
Motivation: Selling Is The Ultimate Goal One of the most common questions you’ll hear while a real estate discussion is going on is; how motivated is the seller? Given the climate of the current real estate market it would seem that most sellers would be motivated. In reality, the ad running for their property may [...]
Killing Time on Hickory Pointe Sometimes when real estate agents have to go check our listings to make sure they’re secure after a showing it’s an average day. Some days it’s just so darn pretty. Today I drove to Bonita Beach to check a condo at Dolphin Way. This was the view out the front [...]
Barefoot Beach | Bonita Beach Sales February ’09 The latest market report for Barefoot Beach real estate and Bonita Beach real estate is, uh, well, I would be better off telling you about the weather. It’s been a glorious couple of days at the beach in Bonita Springs, Florida. The weather is absolutely perfect and [...]
Life at Bonita Beach This is where I spent a few hours yesterday, on Hickory Island. I listed a Dolphin Way condo on the beach and it was picture time. It will probably upset you to now that I take Bonita Beach for granted. I do. I have lived here for about 25 years and [...]
Pitfalls of Buying Student Housing Bonita Springs real estate and Estero Real estate has recently become more affordable. If you didn’t know it, there is a college in South Fort Myers FGCU – Florida Gulf Coast University. A couple of times per year parents of students that are enrolled or future students start looking for [...]
Uneventful But at Least Not Disappointing Real Estate So I shocked myself by getting this real estate market report out earlier than my foot dragging self. The fact of the matter is that market reports are time consuming. On top of that I like them to be somewhat entertaining if I can help it. I [...]
Home Security: Locks, Stock and Barrels Last week I was in store (the movie theater) and overheard a conversation from the next isle (stall). One woman said to another, “Hey, it’s great that the condo has been cleaned, but what I want to know is how she actually got into my condo to clean it.” [...]
Bonita Springs & Estero Real Estate Numbers (psst. if you don’t see the Love Shack video up above click here) Here you go, your bona fide, 100% authentic Bonita Springs real estate market report with a side of Estero real estate market report. I’m only about two weeks late. Better late than never, right? So [...]
What if We’re Not Going to Hell in a Hand Basket? On the heals of my column about how many mortgages are actually being given to buyers of Southwest Florida real estate. This is across the board: Bonita Springs, Estero, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Lehigh, Cape Coral, North Fort Myers. Read also: Will Banks [...]
Real Estate Has No Short Term Fixes Some people who decide to sell their Bonita Springs home find out the value that they had in mind isn’t really the reality of their current situation. Well, I guess a fair number of them find that out, not just some of them. There is a photo snapshot [...]
Fire up the video below so you’ll have some back ground music. If you don’t see the video box below the link to the tune is here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vCbOEZ8c8dM Welcome home to Bonita Springs, snowbirds. We’ve noticed that you’ve returned. My own parents will be back in two weeks. Brace yourself, Waffle House, Pappy is gonna [...]
Hunter’s Ridge Golf & Country Club What a treat to be able to live in Hunter’s Ridge in Bonita Springs, Florida. Hunter’s Ridge Golf and Country Club community features a Gordon Lewis designed, 18 hole championship golf course which is the crown jewel of the community. The community of began construction in the late 80′s. [...]
Rio Maggiore Floor Plan If you’re looking for condos for sale in Rapallo, take a look at the Rio Maggiore model. The Rio Maggiore is the largest floor plan model available in Rapallo at Coconut Point of Estero, Florida. The Rio Maggiore offers 2,584 square foot of living. That’s pretty big living area as far [...]
My big secret is that I am not really a good plant owner. There, I said it. My spare time is spent disregarding horticulture. I don’t know why I don’t “get” plants but I don’t. I have made a concerted effort to revive a few of the victims around my house and had a little [...]
Spring Run – Another Happy Golfer Finds a Home Has hell finally frozen over in Bonita Springs, Florida? My Gardenia model in Spring Run at the Brooks has sold! That one was like lugging a 100 pound bag of bricks up a mountain. This little Bonita Springs condo was just a collateral damage of the [...]
Do Trades Have to Appraise? The story was stumbled across in a Google news alert. I follow Google alerts for the term “Bonita Springs” and “Bonita Springs real estate“. The story is a “trading places” sort of article about a property owner in Bonita Springs that would like to purchase real estate in Ohio, but [...]
Doing the Paperwork Correctly For the third time in as many weeks I called a Bonita Springs management company to obtain buyer application paperwork. Calling for these documents is a frequent occurrence. Every time an agent gets a new listing they need to verify the fees for buyers. These fees are then usually presented to [...]
As-Is with The Right To Inspect | Bonita Springs Real Estate Sometimes homes in Bonita Springs are sold “As-Is”. What is an “As-Is” sale? Well, it’s kind of what it sounds like. Typically the purchase offer is written on an “As-Is” language specific contract which also gives the buyer the right to have the home [...]
Bonita Beach Sunset I am whooped. I’ve been cruising the beaches all day helping a lovely couple finding a view like this from a condo in Bonita Springs, Florida. Seems easy enough, doesn’t it? It sure would be easier if the condos were just a little bit more accessible. Listing agents don’t return calls, keys [...]
Just Because You Don’t Like it Doesn’t Mean it’s Not True Bad news stinks. Nobody likes to hear it and nobody likes to read it. It is with great regret that I have to bring bad news to home owners that have decided to sell their home and haven’t come to the realization that they [...]
Barefoot Beach of Bonita Springs – Real Estate on The Gulf Recently I was reading a luxury home real market report and how the market was holding up under the pressure of ballooning inventory. I decided to take a look at the Barefoot Beach real estate on the Collier County side of Bonita Springs, Florida [...]