Bonita Springs, FL Real Estate News

By Randy Mitchelson,APR, First Impressions are made at First Click
(Marketing Advisor & Squeeze Mortgage)
I am looking forward to speaking this Tuesday at Professional Leadership Academy Network (PLAN!) in Estero, Florida.  In the final installment of a four part series, we will review the final chapters of the book: "The Little Red Book of Selling" by Jeffrey Gitomer. Event Host: Diane Pisani of Your Home Watch Professionals Education Flash: Lindsey Kamel of Tailored Picks Click to RSVP TODAY PLAN meetings are perfect for: business owners, account executives, project managers, entrepreneurs, lawyers, accountants, marketing and public relations professionals, sales and business development professionals, students Where: The Brooks Executive Suites, 9990 Coconut Rd, Bonita Springs, Florida 34135 When: Tuesday, 6/20/17 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m Presented by: PLAN! - Professional Leadership Academy...
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By LLoyd Nichols, Southwest Florida Homes By The Sea
(Premier Florida Realty of SWFL)
Even though Bonita Springs has a healthy Real Estate market a few foreclosures do exits. Following are 5 Bonita Springs foreclosures of interest. Prices range from $199,000 to $465,000.View in PortalFirst one is at  in Bonita Springs Trieste at Vasari.  $199,000 2/2 .    Sharp condo with over 1400 SF with generous amenities such as club house pool, tennis courts and more. This unit has a golf and lake view. Certainly a very affordable reasonable price for such a renowned community. Every thing at your finger tips. here are some other amenities:Bike And Jog Path, Billiards, Boat Storage, Business Center, Clubhouse, Community Park, Community Pool, Community Room, Community Spa/Hot tub, Exercise Room, Fishing Pier, Fitness Center Attended, Golf Course, Hobby Room, Lakefront Beach, Library,...
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By Chris Griffith, Bonita Springs Listing Specialist - Agent
(Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL)
Home Sales Statistics in Bonita Springs FloridaAnother great month in the Bonita Springs real estate market.  The distressed property sales account for less than two percent of our closed sale inventory of homes and condos and currently less than one percent of our active homes and condos are considered distressed; foreclosure or short sale. Continue reading: Bonita Springs Real Estate Market Reports April 2017
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By Randy Mitchelson,APR, First Impressions are made at First Click
(Marketing Advisor & Squeeze Mortgage)
Influence. Authority. Expert-Status. If you’re in business, you probably strive to embody these words. Sadly, many entrepreneurs and business owners get lost in the crowd. If you would like to learn simple tips on how to "stand out" in your field...  Join us for PLAN!: "5 Ways to Build Influence in Your Industry" on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 8 to 9 a.m. at The Brooks Executive Suites, 9900 Coconut Road, Bonita Springs.RSVP TODAY: by clicking "going" to this invitationIn this final session of a four-part series, Erica Castner will reveal the top five ways to build “influence” in your industry and community!Featured Speaker: Erica Castner of Queen of Results Business CoachingEvent Host: Diane Pisani of Your Home Watch ProfessionalsEducation Flash: Carolie Burroughs of West End Advisors...
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By Chris Griffith, Bonita Springs Listing Specialist - Agent
(Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL)
Gulf Access Home Sites in Serrano Bonita SpringsSerrano of Bonita Springs is located on West Terry Street approximately 1 mile east of US 41 (Tamiami Trail).  Serrano is an intimated gated community that will have fewer than 100 residences when it is built out. Continue: Serrano Bonita Springs
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By Randy Mitchelson,APR, First Impressions are made at First Click
(Marketing Advisor & Squeeze Mortgage)
Would you love to be more efficient in building a profitable business? Building a business is a process. Identifying your mission and vision is the beginning. The magic happens when other people know what you stand for and help you spread the word.  Join us for PLAN: “First Steps to Build a Profitable Business” on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 from 8 to 9 a.m. at Brooks Executive Suites, 9900 Coconut Road, Bonita Springs. You will learn simple steps to lay the path to a more profitable business. Event Host: Colleen Jorgensen of Sprint Education Flash: Adam Dalton of AmeriSpec SWFL Featured Speaker: Lindsey Kamel of Tailored Picks RSVP by clicking "going" on the Facebook event page. PLAN meetings are perfect for: business owners, account executives, project managers, entrepreneurs, lawyers, acc...
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By Randy Mitchelson,APR, First Impressions are made at First Click
(Marketing Advisor & Squeeze Mortgage)
Facebook Hypertargeting - A SWFL Case StudyPresented Jan 31 at PLAN! Professional Leadership Academy NetworkAdvertising’s aim is to connect with its target audience in the places they frequent most. So is it any surprise that Facebook is one of the leading “billboards” in digital advertising? Businesses are realizing strong ROI on their Facebook ads thanks to the social media platform’s remarkably accurate targeting tools.  In this case study review, Randy Mitchelson, APR, vice president at iPartnerMedia will share how one southwest Florida home services company has lowered their cost per acquisition and shifted ad dollars from television to Facebook. The event host is Brian Schoedel, director of sales at Testimonial Tree and Colleen Jorgensen, Mobile Solutions Account Executive at Spri...
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By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Naples Golf Guy | Find Your Dream Lifestyle
(Downing Frye Realty)
Vasari Condo Just SoldBeautiful Vasari Condo just sold in Vasari Country Club!Congratulations to my clients who just closed on this beautiful two bedroom condo! Vasari Country Club is a bundled golf community in Bonita Springs Florida.  This condo overlooks the 18 hole golf course designed by Gordon Lewis.  Feel free to explore condos or single family homes for sale in Vasari. Finally, buying a home in a golf community is more complex than a typical home purchase.  As you can probably imagine, there is a significant difference between golf courses.  Also, there are hidden fees, varying membership models, and vastly different demographics in each community. So when you are looking for information about a specific community in Bonita Springs, Estero or Naples, contact me and I will prepar...
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By Randy Mitchelson,APR, First Impressions are made at First Click
(Marketing Advisor & Squeeze Mortgage)
Change is constant. You often have no control of change. So why do organizations and people sometimes struggle with change management? Attend PLAN! This week to see  Erica Castner, Business Coach and iHeartRadio Host who will address this subject.Attendees will learn about: -3 ways to be more productive.-common mistakes professionals make when communicating with others.-a simple strategy to keep you focused on your most important goal. The event host is Adam Dalton, owner of Amerispec SWFL and Carolie Burroughs, CFA, founder West End Avenue Advisors delivers the educational flash. PLAN! is an open group. Guests always welcome. Complimentary admission. RSVP Now: https://www.facebook.com/events/1665374870429507/ PLAN! Weekly AgendaCall To Order & Welcome 8:00 a.m.Audience Introductions 30...
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By Randy Mitchelson,APR, First Impressions are made at First Click
(Marketing Advisor & Squeeze Mortgage)
Engage your customers and do not put them to sleep! Colleen Jorgensen, Mobile Telematics Account Executive at Sprint will deliver quick tips to convert your sales and marketing presentations to engage the customer and cut your presentation time by making meaningful conversation, not just boring them with facts. The event host is Alexandra Frangie, owner, At Home Health Care and Jim Westerfield, Five Star Luxury Home Realtor at Royal Shell Real Estate delivers the educational flash. PLAN! is an open group. Guests always welcome. Complimentary admission. RSVP Now: https://www.facebook.com/events/1157206547726664/ PLAN! Weekly AgendaCall To Order & Welcome 8:00 a.m.Audience Introductions          30 sec eachBusiness Spotlight 5 minEducation Flash                         5 minFeatured Speak...
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By Randy Mitchelson,APR, First Impressions are made at First Click
(Marketing Advisor & Squeeze Mortgage)
Is your business dependent upon the trends in the local economy? We bet it is! Do not miss this rare opportunity to hear directly from one of our local economists, Dr. Christopher Westley, director of the Regional Economic Institute at Florida Gulf Coast University.  You will learn trends in regional growth and employment, wages and affordability issues for our region and get Dr. Westley’s insights about whether southwest Florida is in a bubble. The event host is Steve Bray, sales and marketing manager, DryZone/H2O911 and Carolie Burroughs, CFA, founder, West End Avenue Advisors delivers the educational flash. PLAN! is an open group. Guests always welcome. Complimentary admission. RSVP Now: https://www.facebook.com/events/383061702033062/ PLAN! Weekly AgendaCall To Order & Welcome     8...
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By Randy Mitchelson,APR, First Impressions are made at First Click
(Marketing Advisor & Squeeze Mortgage)
At this inspirational event you will be surprised, no, amazed at how one man has overcome adversity and channeled his experience into “high-octane” advice and tools you can use.Do not miss Thomas Bruzessi, a unique motivational speaker and performance consultant who will entertain you, inspire you and persuade you to supercharge your performance and always be prepared for change and success.The event host is Randy Mitchelson, APR, vice president at iPartnerMedia and Mark Cangiano, president, Lane Financial Group delivers the educational flash. PLAN! is an open group. Guests always welcome. Complimentary admission.RSVP Now: https://www.facebook.com/events/1449750295054035PLAN! Weekly Agenda Call To Order & Welcome 8:00 a.m.Audience Introductions       30 sec each Business Spotlight      ...
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By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Naples Golf Guy | Find Your Dream Lifestyle
(Downing Frye Realty)
BONITA HOME SALES REPORT Single-Family Home Sales Update in Bonita SpringsWhat a start to season!  Single family homes sales almost doubled during September according to the latest market figures released by the Bonita Springs-Estero Association of Realtors (B.E.A.R). The number of closed sales in Bonita continued to increase, up 48.4 percent, when compared to the same time last year.Pending sales also saw a significant increase during the month of September.  They rose from 73 homes sold in September of 2015 up to 92 in September of this year which is a 26 percent increase.As noted in the graph below, single-family inventory continued its upward trend.  When compared to last year, inventory increased 28.2 percent.Unlike last month, both the median sales price and the average sales pric...
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By Randy Mitchelson,APR, First Impressions are made at First Click
(Marketing Advisor & Squeeze Mortgage)
 2016 has been declared the Year of Reviews by Search Engine Land. According to a Zendesk survey, 90% of participants claimed that positive online reviews influenced their buying decision, and 86% said their decision was influenced by negative reviews. Adam Dalton, owner, AmeriSpec SWFL and Brian Schoedel, director of sales and channel partnerships, Testimonial Tree will share their hands-on experience with how to drive customer reviews to bolster company reputation.The event host is Erica Castner, Master Certified Business and Breakthrough Coach and Colleen Jorgensen, Mobile Telematics Account Executive at Sprint  delivers the educational flash. PLAN! is an open group. Guests always welcome. Complimentary admission. RSVP Now: https://www.facebook.com/events/1869846116579118/ PLAN! Week...
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By Chris Griffith, Bonita Springs Listing Specialist - Agent
(Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL)
Moving Companies to Bonita Springs FloridaOne of the questions I get quite often is about moving.  How to find a mover. How to hire a mover.  Can you trust the movers?  Well, when you think of your entire household of possessions getting loaded up and moved across the country to Bonita Springs you have to wonder what will happen to it along the way.  Continue reading Moving to Bonita Springs Florida
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By Chris Griffith, Bonita Springs Listing Specialist - Agent
(Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL)
Downtown Bonita Springs Events Calendar 2016-2017The Winter 2016-2017 Calendar of Events for Riverside Park and the Downtown Bonita Springs recently redeveloped area is ready. Most of the events and dates that the City of Bonita Springs has released are listed below. If you have an update or know of something coming up, let me know.In addition to this post I also had this calendar professionally printed on a postcard for anyone who would like to keep it on their fridge.  Simply email me or text me your name/address and I’ll drop one into the mail for you. Click here for the Downtown Bonita Springs Events Calendar 2016-2017See You At Riverside Park!
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By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Naples Golf Guy | Find Your Dream Lifestyle
(Downing Frye Realty)
AUGUST BONITA SPRINGS HOME SALES - 2106Single-Family Home Sales in Bonita SpringsActivity is starting to pick up as we approach season, based on the latest market figures released by the Bonita Springs-Estero Association of Realtors (B.E.A.R). The number of closed sales in Bonita continued to increase, up 9 percent, when compared to the same time last year.Pending sales saw double digit increases during the month of August.  Pending sales rose from 90 homes sold in August of 2015 up to 109 in August of this year which is a 21.1 percent increase.As noted in the graph below, single-family inventory continued its upward trend.  When compared to last year inventory increased 33% percent.Unlike last month, both the median sales price and the average sales price for Bonita Springs Single Fami...
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By Randy Mitchelson,APR, First Impressions are made at First Click
(Marketing Advisor & Squeeze Mortgage)
Dominating Your Niche OnlinePresented Sept 20 by PLAN! - Professional Leadership Academy NetworkWhat is content marketing and why is it so important? Learn how Ray Higdon embraced this new marketing trend to lift himself out of personal financial crisis after the real estate crash and started learning internet marketing. Ray will share his secrets to using content marketing to build his audience, continue his re-marketing efforts and how he is now incorporating Facebook and especially livestreaming into his marketing model. Today he has become a two time best selling author that speaks on stages all over the world teaching business owners how to get more leads and make more money.  Steve Bray, sales and marketing manager, DryZone/H2O911 will serve as event host while Dr. Kanema Clark, c...
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By Chris Griffith, Bonita Springs Listing Specialist - Agent
(Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL)
  Mosquito & Zika Virus in Bonita Springs, FloridaI went to a CERT class in Collier County tonight and the speaker was from the health department talking about ZIKA. It was interesting and I snapped shots of the screen and flyers to share with you all by way of the Bonita Springs Estero Community Forum I run on Facebook but thought I’d put it on my Bonita Springs website, too. The photos are best viewed on a PC or larger screen tablet, of course.Continue Reading here:  Mosquito & Zika Virus in Bonita Springs, Florida
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By Chris Griffith, Bonita Springs Listing Specialist - Agent
(Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL)
For just under twenty years I have helped buyers and sellers of real estate in the Bonita Springs area.  One of the reoccurring themes I have noticed is that buyers will ask me to call them when I see a great deal or a “gem” that they shouldn’t pass up.  It might surprise you to learn that the percentage of real estate buyers who act on the opportunity when I notify them is slim to none.  Really.  To that end, I will start the list and lead with …Continue reading:5 Tips for Finding a Bonita Springs Real Estate “Gem”
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