September Market Report for Fort Myers, FL + Naples, FL

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Homes for Sale Fort Myers FL + Homes for Sale Naples FL & Sold Report for September 2020
Local Real Estate Sales at Highest Level for August in Five Years with Double-digit Increase in Closed and Price

• Amid COVID-19 pandemic, year-over-year sales were up significantly for single-family and townhouse/condominium properties versus August 2019.

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Lee County’s housing market saw a significant increase in closings in the single-family category in August compared to the same period a year ago. Typically, sales are slower during the summer months in the Southwest Florida market. Closings in the single-family category were up in August 2020 (1,401) compared August 2019 (1,203). This is the highest number of closed sales for August in more than five years. Year-over-year, sales were up by 16.5% for single-family and by 28% for townhouses and condominiums, according to figures just released by Florida Realtors®, an umbrella organization for Realtor® groups throughout the state.

August showed a median sale price increase of 16.5% for single-family and 13.9% in the townhouse/condominium category. Median price in the single-family category shows a steady and consistent rise in pricing, indicating stability in the pricing segments. Inventory is significantly down for both. Year-over-year, local inventory of single-family dwellings is down again this month at 37.1% as shown in active listings on the Multiple Listing Service. A 2.8-month supply of inventory shows we are in a sellers’ market as more listings are seeing multiple offers.

In the townhouse/condominium category, listings were down 9.4% versus August 2019. That translates to a 4.5-month supply and shows the condo market moving into a sellers’ market.

Time spent on the market in August was 51 days for single-family homes and 68 days for townhouses and condominiums. August 2019 showed 82 days for single-family and 88 days for townhouses and condominiums.

Broken down by city, all had an increase over last year. Fort Myers Beach showed an increase of 180% over it last year. Sanibel/Captiva showed a 161% increase over the same period last year.

When looking at closed sales by price point, all single-family homes …

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Below are highlight properties for Homes for Sale Fort Myers FL + Homes for Sale Naples FL & Sold Report for September 2020. See more at the full report:
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Status: Just Listed
1701 NW 11th Ct, Cape Coral, FL
$255000
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS [ 2 FULL, 1 HALF ]
LISTING MLS ID: 220059533

Status: Active
3015 Tamiami TRL E, NAPLES, FL
$1650000
LISTING MLS ID: 220022734

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Brad and Dick Dohack
Gulf Pointe Properties
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Information valid as of September 22, 2020. Please contact us for the most current information and status of these properties.

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