Lee County Florida Real Estate market

Feb. 8, 2017

Southwest Florida Real Estate 2016 Year End Statistics

Southwest Florida real estate 2016 year end statistics are due to be released tomorrow.  SW Florida December statistics were released and we saw some encouraging signs for the market heading into 2017 after a lackluster 2016.

For the better part of 2016 prices were flat.  We expect sales numbers ...

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June 27, 2016

Ellis Team is Hiring Agents

The Ellis Team at Keller Williams Fort Myers & The Islands is hiring agents now.  Our team is growing and we have specific needs.

We're looking for three types of agents.

1. Inside Sales Agents- We need 2.  Inside sales agents will call leads interested in buying.  Agents will ...

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May 18, 2016

Ellis Team in Fort Myers Moves to Keller Williams

You may have noticed our logo has changed as well as our address.  After nearly 30 years with RE/MAX Realty Group in Fort Myers the Ellis Team has moved to Keller Williams.

It was a tough decision as we have made so many friends at RE/MAX over the ...

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Nov. 9, 2015

Help Wanted

The Ellis Team at RE/MAX realty Group in Fort Myers is growing.  We need to hire 4 positions.  We're looking for a closing coordinator to oversee all our closings and work with other agents, title companies, lenders, sellers, etc.  This person needs to know Excel and Quick Books ...

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Oct. 28, 2015

Marketing With Instagram

Marketing With Instagram

The Ellis Team uses various social media to market properties and educate consumers on what's happening in the SW Florida real estate market.  We just stared using Instagram as a way to shoot short 15 second informational videos or photos of properties or neighborhoods.

We listed ...

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Sept. 24, 2015

Do Rising Interest Rates Hurt Sellers or Buyers?

Do Rising Interest Rates Hurt Sellers or Buyers?

Do rising interest rates hurt buyers or sellers

 

The truth is they hurt both, but they hurt sellers even more.  When rates rise 1% they rob home buyers of about 10% purchasing power.  This means that if a buyer qualified for a $200,000 mortgage they would only qualify ...

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Sept. 18, 2015

Choose Wisely When Hiring a Realtor

Aren't all Realtors the same?  That may be the perception of many, but the truth is there is a big difference in skill levels and the services provided by Realtors and knowing the difference could save you thousands.

We wrote an article on this over on our Fort Myers ...

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Aug. 21, 2015

July 2015 Price Gains in SW Florida Real Estate Market

Official sales prices should be released later today on sales prices for the SW Florida real estate market.

Preliminary numbers are out and it looks like median prices rose 13.95 while averages sales prices for single family homes rose 15.07%

 

This is encouraging news for sellers.  The ...

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July 22, 2015

SW Florida Property Search Updates July 22, 2015

We've been hard at work adding SW Florida property search updates.

We just added a Naples Real Estate Search

We added Miromar Lakes Real Estate Search in Estero

We added Marina Bay new homes in Fort Myers

We added Botanica Lakes Fort Myers

We added Gulf Harbour Waterfront Community ...

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July 1, 2015

New and Update Pages July 1-2015

New and Update Pages July 1-2015

We just updated our Bonita Springs page

We updated the Cape Coral page

We added Riva Del Lago to our Waterfront High Rise Condominiums

We added The Brooks to the Bonita Springs page

We'll begin working on updating our Estero page and ...

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