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NaplesGolfGuy Report

October 2015


August is traditionally a slow time of year for real estate transactions.  However a couple of market segments defied that logic.  Activity in the $2 million plus price category was impressive.  Overall pending sales rose 58% from 19 pending unites to 30 pending units when you compare August of 2015 to last year during the same month.

South Naples also saw a significant jump in pending sales with a 26% increase and closed sales a 9% increase.  At the same time, inventory in South Naples decreased 5%.  Notable neighborhoods and golf communities in this region with quite a bit of activity included Lely Resort, Eagle Creek and Traviso Bay.

Additional market highlights for the 12-months ending August 2015: 
  • Pending sales increased 2% from 795 to 811 homes
  • Closed sales increased 2% from 9,695 to 9,870 homes
  • Inventory decreased21% from 3,579 to 3,525 homes
  • There is a 4.27 months supply of inventory.
  • Average days on market decreased 4% to 78 days

Featured Property               $875,000
Shadow Wood - Single Family
9750 Bay Meadow

3 Bedrooms 
3 Bathrooms  
3,3152 Sq. Ft  
Built 2003

Quality, location, charm and it's strategic location at the end of the cul-de-sac, perfect for entertaining. Private pool with water features and fountains creating a Zen-like experience. Outdoor grilling is a snap w/natural gas an outdoor lighting. Inside the home, you will love the chef's kitchen with staggered cabinets, glass doors, accent lighting, tile backsplash, granite counters and breakfast bar open to the family room. The roomy master suite boasts views of the pool and golf course. Upgrades include Acacia hardwood flooring, 2 walk-in closets with built-ins, a luxurious bath with separate vanities, lovely tile frameless glass shower door and much more. You will find marble countertops and upgraded shower tile in all bathrooms. Throughout the main living area you will find arched doorways, tray ceilings, crown-molding and beautiful wood custom built-in cabinetry, tile floors and central vacuum. You guests will love the private cabana. The third bedroom converts to an office or guest room. Formal living and dining room add to the spacious charm. Two car extra deep garage outfitted with Garage Tek storage.

Bonita Springs/Estero Market Trends  
Overall supply continues to tighten for single family homes, villas and condos in the Bonita Springs and Estero areas, dropping 28% from 794 down to 570.  Condos saw the biggest decline in inventory dropping almost 30% while single family homes dropped slightly by 1.5%.

Closed sales for both condos and single family homes saw greater than 20% increases in the number of units sold compared to this same time last year.


Active Listings
393 SF
277 CD 
399 SF
395 CD 
-1.5% SF
-29.9% CD 
New Listings
124 SF
96 CD 
110 SF
103 CD 
12.7% SF
-6.8% CD 
Days on Market
45 SF
42 CD 
41 SF
64 CD
9.8% SF
-34.4% CD 
Pending Sales
73 SF
68 CD
77 SF
66 CD
-5.2% SF
3.0% CD 
Closed Sales

64 SF
75 CD
48 SF
62 CD
33.3% SF
21.0% CD 
Percent of
List Price

94.3% SF
94.1% CD
93.3% SF
93.3 CD 
1.1% SF
0.9% CD

Featured Property              $499,500     
Wyndemere Country Club
Single Family Home

199 Edgemere Way S
3 Bedrooms   
3 Bathrooms
2,613 Sq. Ft.
Built 1988     

Golf clubs and beach towels, that's all you'll need! Everything in this home has been updated and is in move in condition. Updated kitchen, baths with glass showers, tile and hardwood flooring throughout, new fixtures and ceiling fans, fresh landscaping, everything! Light, bright and inviting, spacious living space and bedrooms, very private lanai and with neighbors on  one side only. To the east is a beautiful park like area and having a southern rear exposure the pool is in the sunlight all day every day. Over-sized garage, expanded driveway, 1/3 an acre lot, brilliant floor plan and a lanai that's almost as big as the house, everything considered, a pretty good value. Find out more about Wyndemere's 27 holes, practice facilities and stunning renovated club house, you'll be very glad you did!

Golf Humor


Golf  Community of the Month

Location: Naples
Club Type: Private
Membership Type: Equity






Membership Fees

Initiation Fee: $50,000
Golf Dues: $9,550

Home Price Ranges - View Available Properties
Single Family: $529,900 - $2,197,000
Condos: $329,900 - $499,900





Golf Course Information

Course Architects
Robert Cupp
 & Arthur Hills
Number of Courses 3 (36 Holes)
Caddies Available No
Practice Range Yes
Own your own cart No


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Downing Frye Realty

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