Bonita Bay Real Estate News | July 2015

Bonita Bay Real Estate News | July 2015

Welcome to the throes of summer! I hope this message finds you doing well — whether you have returned to your “other home” up north or if you are here in Bonita Bay. As a year-round resident, I drive through the many wonderful communities of Bonita Bay to sit and chat with friends who live here or find myself talking with a stranger about the area, I can’t help but remain in-awe of how this Bonita Bay has developed and grown to offer so much. Really, what more can residents ask for? Beautiful grounds; enough space and activity areas to keep busy when you want to be … and plenty of tranquility when you don’t. And, I bet you have plenty of entertaining stories about your time in Bonita Bay — and, I would love to hear those stories. If you are a Bonita Bay resident and you find yourself with a few extra minutes this summer, please feel free to email me something you enjoy about your community. If you don’t reside in Bonita Bay, well, you should — until you do, feel free to contact me with questions you might have regarding any of the exquisite communities. Be prepared to see your remarks in one of these newsletters as others will benefit from your experiences and questions.

A reminder, you have access to the most comprehensive website devoted to Bonita Bay, www.bonitabaypropertiesforsale.com. I’ve included maps, floor plans, photos, and descriptions of each neighborhood within this desirable community.

Whether you are buying or selling, if you are looking for REALTOR® representation, think of me.

Your Bonita Bay REALTOR®,
Ed Gongola

 

Downing-Frye Realty  Reaches 35% Increase in Closed Sales Volume for June

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According to Downing-Frye Realty and NABOR President Mike Hughes, “June was a huge month for closed sales volume.” Last year, the brokerage closed $156 million in June. This June,  the firm closed $210 million, representing a 35% increase in closed sales volume. Hughes added, “We have also closed more 400 transactional sides in each of the last four months. The last time Downing-Frye agents did that was 2005.” Downing-Frye currently has more than 1,100 listings.

 

 

 

 

SUMMARY OF BONITA BAY HOME SALES

If you are considering selling your Bonita Bay home, here are some statistics that may help you decide to place your home on the market:
CONDOs
  • Within the last 12 months, there were 126 sales with an average sales price of$645,158; these condos were on the market an average of 73 days
  • During the 12 months previous, there were 153 sales with an  average sales price of condominiums was $581,328; these homes were on the market much longer at 157 days

SINGLE-FAMILY

  • During the last 12 months, there were 83 sales with an average sales price of$1,163,327; these homes were on the market an average of 63 days
  • During the 12 months previous, there were 100 sales with an average sales price of $919,040; these homes were, again, much longer on the market for an average of 142 days
For a list of BONITA BAY homes sold in the last 90 days, click here.

For a list of BONITA BAY homes that are pending at the moment, click here.

Meet Ed Gongola and discover how he can help you with his concierge style of service when buying or selling your home.

When You Need a Bird’s-Eye-View of Bonita Bay

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The housing market in Southwest Florida has been on-fire for three straight years — and, according to a second-quarter survey by Local Market Monitor — the housing market is only going to gain more heat.

According to the report, the Naples-Marco Island area will have the highest, aggregate gain in one-to-four-family home prices — a gain of 41 percent — over the next three years-in comparison with the 20 metropolitan statistical areas it tracks in Florida.

Contact me today to discuss the opportunity you have to take advantage of this “heat wave” call me at 239.770.0561 or contact me via email.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMER Happenings: Creekside Golf Course Construction

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Click to hear EJ McDonnell, Bonita Bay Club’s Director of Golf, explains what’s going on at the Creekside Golf Course

Don’t let the quietness of summer fool you; there are many renovations under way and planned this summer throughout Bonita Bay Club. Click the image to the right for a YouTube video with Bonita Bay Club’s Director of Golf, EJ McDonnell as he explains what’s going on at the Creekside Golf Course.

For information regarding a Seaglass residence, please contact me at 239.770.0561 or via email.