Bonita Springs-Estero Real Estate Trends August

Bonita Springs-Estero Real Estate Trends August

Bonita Springs - Estero real estate trends continue their upward in pricing, while the number of sales continue downward. The median sales price for single family homes comparing August 2021 to August 2022 is up 31.8%, while the average sales price is up 46.1% in the same comparative. Median condo sales comparisons show a 23.1% increase over the same time period, while the average condo sales price is up 27% View entire report
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Brunch and Learn State of the Economy Recap

Access Title Agency and The Mortgage Warehouse partnered to co-host a “Brunch and Learn” featuring Dr. Amir B. Ferreira Neto, PhD, Director of Florida Gulf Coast University’s Regional Economic Research Institute. Thank you to everyone who attended. The event was a great success and attendees were updated on the state of the economy. This information was timely in today’s shifting real estate market. We appreciate everyone who was able to attend. Access Title Agency was to make a donation to the Florida Gulf Coast University Regional Economic Research Institute. For those of you who missed the event, we have included a link to the presentation. Here’s an article on the discussion for additional insight. https://www.naplesnews.com/story/money/business/local/2022/08/05/no-recession-sight-southwest-florida-economist/10223212002/ We have also included a link to an article that can help Realtors prepare for…
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Welcome Helen Defaira

Welcome Helen Defaira

[caption id="attachment_1886" align="alignleft" width="200"] Helen Defaira Ft. Myers Office[/caption] Access Title Agency welcomes Helen Defaira to the team! Helen has a background in retail sales. She has joined our Fort Myers Beach branch and is helping to centralize our order entry processes for the Lee County offices. She is very excited to become part of the title insurance industry and is looking forward to growing in her role. Helen will usually be the first point of contact in a transaction.  She is very friendly and will go the extra mile to help get your transaction going.
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How to Read Your Trim Notice (from the property appraiser)

Understanding the Proposed Tax Notice (TRIM) In 1980, the Florida Legislature passed the Truth in Millage (TRIM) Act. This law is designed to inform taxpayers which governmental entity is responsible for the taxes levied and the amount of tax liability taxpayers owe to each taxing authority. The property appraiser sends this information, known as the TRIM notice, to the property owner. Truth in Millage establishes the statutory requirements that all taxing authorities levying a millage must follow, including all notices and budget hearing requirements. The TRIM requirements also provide for maximum millage levies for counties, municipalities, and independent special districts. These requirements are prescribed by chapter 200 of the Florida Statutes. The Property Appraiser’s Office studies the real estate market and reports what has happened to property values. The property…
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Meet Elianne Onoz at Access Title Agency

Meet Elianne Onoz at Access Title Agency

[caption id="attachment_1711" align="alignleft" width="400"] Elianne Onoz[/caption] Elianne Onoz was born on the lovely island of Cuba just 90 miles south of Florida. When she was eight years old her family moved to the U.S. and made Florida their forever home. In the spring of 2014, right after college, she married her best friend and started her beautiful family. Elianne has three precious daughters full or personality, who drive her completely crazy, but give her the drive, motivation and strength to be a better human each day. In 2018, she developed an interest in real estate and received her Florida Sales Associate License. Elianne is a goal driven, disciplined and dedicated individual, constantly improving through learning something new and challenging herself. During her time as a realtor, Elianne became a top…
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Access Title Agency Meets Congressman Byron Donalds

Access Title Agency Meets Congressman Byron Donalds

Access Title Agency VP, Erin Beasley, had the privilege of meeting Florida Congressman Byron Donalds at a luncheon sponsored by the Fort Myers Beach Chamber of Commerce in August.  He was an excellent speaker and shared great insights about Florida water release plans, along with a few other relevant topics pertaining to current government policies. Being in Southwest Florida, we loved hearing his passion about plans for improving Lake Okeechobee releases: “Water serves as the lifeblood of the Southwest Florida community and economy.  As your Congressmen and a father of three, I am committed to preserving and protecting our waterways for generations to come.  We must find equitable solutions to Lake Okeechobee releases, while also supporting measures that protect our environment and combat harmful algal blooms.  Ensuring  clean water for…
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July Naples Realty Report – July Home Sales Return to Prepandemic Levels

July Naples Realty Report – July Home Sales Return to Prepandemic Levels

Naples housing market experts reviewing the July 2022 Market Report by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island), confirm the data reflected familiar activity levels akin to prepandemic summer months. Historically, closed sales in Naples during summer months trend around 800 sales a month. But during the last two years, summer sales were well above 1,000 closed sales a month. This July, overall closed sales decreased 43.4 percent to 662 closed sales from 1,170 closed sales in July 2021. For perspective, in July 2018 and 2019, there were 774 and 829 closed sales, respectively. The current level of activity is what market experts expected in a postpandemic summer and consider it a sign that we are on a…
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Welcome Sabrina Clark to the Access Title Agency Naples Office

[caption id="attachment_1699" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sabrina Clark[/caption] Sabrina Clark has been with our Naples office since February 2022. She moved to the Naples area from West Virginia in November 2019 and is excited to be part of the team and help with any of your service needs. She graduated Cum Laude from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management. After graduating, she worked many years in Retail Store Management, with her most recent experience being in the banking industry. During her time in banking, she obtained a certification from the American Bankers Association as a Universal Banker. In addition to everyday banking transactions, she was also a NMLS licensed Loan Originator responsible for initiating loans for home refinance, automobile, and personal loans. She has…
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