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Vacation home sales boom in Cape Coral, other parts of Lee County

A top vacation spot is right in our backyard in Southwest Florida. People are picking Lee County to call their home away from home, taking Fort Myers and Cape Coral to the number one spot in the country for vacation home sales. So we looked at how this boom in sales is shaping Cape Coral. […]

Housing market: Tough to buy in Collier County; Realtors say more buyers coming

The housing market is still booming in Southwest Florida, as the region is breaking real estate records — also making it tough to buy. The few homes on the market in the area are creating bidding wars among cash buyers. There are so few homes on the market presently, Realtors are telling people to take […]

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Demand for commercial real estate could change due to pandemic

The demand for commercial real estate has changed since the pandemic began. With many businesses closing, they may have to sell their properties. On the other hand, some businesses need more space to properly social distance. Do any businesses need this space that’s up for rent? “I think the answer to that question is probably […]

People could be moving to Florida because it’s a swing state

More people are making a move to Florida, and it’s not for the warmth and sunshine alone. A Realtor said she’s seeing people move because Florida is a swing state. “There’s so many reasons to move here, honestly,” said Yenny Neal, a local Realtor. Neal admits that some people possibly thinking of moving down so […]

FILE - This June 20, 2019, file photo shows an existing home is offered for sale in Rutledge, Ga. Weaker home sales trends are expected to contribute to a sharp slowing in the home remodeling market. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Home sales on the rise in Collier County

A mixture of falling home prices, low-interest rates, below three percent to be exact, and the famous sunshine are all contributing to the rise in home sales in Collier County. This is good news for consumers and realtors alike. “Homes that have been on the market for years without any attention or direction are suddenly […]

Seller’s market in full swing in SWFL

It’s probably not what you would guess in our economic climate. But, if you’re looking to sell your home, now is the time. It’s a sellers’ market. We spoke to a homeowner looking to sell and a real estate agent who explained some of the reasons behind the current trend Friday. Ali Levine put her […]

SWFL real estate agents see positive trend in housing market

The economy has taken a big hit because of the coronavirus pandemic, but local professionals in a major industry are seeing a light at the end of the tunnel. Southwest Florida real estate agents are starting to notice signs that activity is on the upswing and their sales are improving. “Was off to a successful […]

SWFL realtor says housing market booming amid coronavirus pandemic

Government officials are expected to halt public tours on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. It’s one of the latest moves federal officials have made to help the United States weather the health crisis due to coronavirus (COVID-19), including lowering interest rates. We spoke to a realtor in Southwest Florida Wednesday to see how the coronavirus […]