Posted by Valerie Tutor on Saturday, July 11th, 2015 at 2:22pm.
WASHINGTON – June 29, 2015 – Pending home sales continued to rise in May, and they're now at their highest level in over nine years, according to the National Association of Realtors® (NAR). Northeast and West gains were offset by small decreases in the Midwest and South.
The Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI), a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings last month, climbed 0.9 percent to 112.6 in May from a slight downward revision of 111.6 in April. Year-to-year, it's now 10.4 percent above May 2014 (101.9). It has increased year-over-year for nine consecutive ...
Posted by Valerie Tutor on Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 at 8:56pm.
“Sunsets have been saturated with hues of color I didn’t know existed.”
The news-press recently covered a story
about Southwest Florida local photographer, Andrew West, sharing his perspective of the beauty of Florida skies from behind his lens.
Summer storms are iconic in Southwest Florida. As a kid, my family and I would plan our days accordingly around the anticipated rains. We’d spend our mornings ...
Posted by Valerie Tutor on Monday, June 22nd, 2015 at 9:14pm.
Some days it feels like the islands exist in their own world, set apart from the rest country. Still, it’s always a good idea to check national trends every once in a while for a clue as to how the climate of the Captiva and Sanibel real estate market might be shifting.
Less than a week ago, Coldwell Banker released the results of a survey they have been conducting over the past ten years to gauge seller attitudes. The