Denny Grimes: Home sales slowing—trend or pause?

The official August home sales report is a few days away, but early numbers already suggest the housing market in Southwest Florida is slowing. Is this a trend? A summer slump? Or is the market distracted because of Afghanistan, the delta variant and hurricanes? Here to answer those questions is WINK News’ real estate expert […]

‘Wrong direction’: Homes are now unaffordable in 4 of 10 US counties

House hunters are increasingly getting priced out of the real estate action, with homeownership now out of reach for most people in more than 4 in 10 counties across the U.S., a new analysis shows. Home prices jumped more than 10% in two-thirds of the 569 counties tracked by Attom Data Solutions, a provider of […]


Fort Myers families can apply for rent and utility assistance starting Sept. 1

The City of Fort Myers confirmed it has funds available through the state’s Coronavirus Relief Fund to help individuals and families who need rent and utility assistance due to the impacts of the pandemic. Residents can apply through the city’s portal for “Community Development” beginning at 8 a.m. Sept. 1. According to the city, housing […]