Monthly Archives: April 2015

Fifth Avenue South Business Improvement District

Hamilton Mikes, P.A. is happy to be located in the Fifth Avenue South Business Improvement District. They are launching a new Facebook and twitter campaign and continuing their fabulous Commercial on PCTV in 4000 hotel rooms. It will also be starting …

Community Association Radio Show To Feature Attorney Jason Mikes

Jason Hamilton Mikes, founder and managing shareholder of Hamilton Mikes, P.A., will present “The 8 Common Legal Mistakes of Condominiums and HOA’s” on this Saturday’s radio segment of The Board Room. The show is dedicated to the topic of community …

How does strong dollar impact housing sales?

By Susan Danseyar. The jury is still out on whether South Florida’s residential market will be affected by the US dollar strengthening against most currencies. There’s a lag between completed sales and the current value of the dollar so we …

NAPLES RANKS HIGH IN U.S. LUXURY HOME LISTINGS, SALES

▸Naples is among U.S. cities with highest number of active luxury home listings, according to a Coldwell Banker Previews report released Tuesday. In the $5-million-and-up range, Naples is No. 5. And in the $10-million-and-up category, Naples is No. 7. Among cities …

SALES OF HOMES UP, CONDOS DOWN ON MARCO

▸Sales of single-family homes on Marco Island last month increased 10 percent to 55 compared with 50 in March 2014, according to statistics provided by Gerry Rosenblum, broker associate with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty. Condo sales dropped in March …

Naples home prices resume climb

BY: BUSINESS OBSERVER. NAPLES — The median price of a single-family home in March in Naples rose 9% to $387,000 over the same month one year ago, resuming its climb after a year-over-year drop in February. The median price of a …

Many Who Lost Homes to Foreclosure Won’t Return

By Dow Jones Business News. Less than one-third of families who lost their homes to foreclosure or other distress events in the past decade are likely to become homeowners again, according to an analysis by the National Association of Realtors. …

Q1 FORECLOSURES DOWN IN LEE, COLLIER

According to a March 2015 US Foreclosure Market Report by RealtyTrac, foreclosure activity dropped in Lee County during the first quarter of 2015 to 1,658 properties, down from 2,001 properties in the last quarter of 2014 and 1,949 properties from …