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Keller Williams finishes first, twice

The McCarty Team. SUBMITTED PHOTOS

By Julia Barnett For Keller Williams Realty, 2012 was a very good year indeed. In fact, Keller Williams has finished number one for closed volume within the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors for the second consecutive year in a row. Keller Williams has had a presence on Marco Island since 2005, made up of individually owned and operated offices and realty teams. With a new team leader in Kristine Hansen, and an increase in closed volume and closed units from last year’s numbers, the representatives of Keller Williams honored their mission statement with every transaction: “Careers Worth Having, Businesses ... Read More »

MARCO ISLAND PROPERTY SALES INCREASE 24% IN 2012 OVER 2011

MLS statistics, released by the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors® for Marco Island only properties, show a prolific sales increase in 2012 according to Gerry Rosenblum, President.  Here is a comparative recap of what happened in the Marco Island Real Estate market in 2011 and 2012.   2012                        2011 Single Family Homes Sold          390                         350 Vacant Lots Sold                            186                         107 Condominiums Sold                       524                         430 Totals                                                 1,100 ... Read More »

NO LET UP IN THE STRENGTH OF THE MARCO ISLAND REAL ESTATE MARKET

MLS statistics, released by the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors® for Marco Island only properties, show a strong market according to Gerry Rosenblum, President.  Here is a recap of what happened in the Marco Island Real Estate market during November 2012. 85 Total properties closed for a total of $44 Million (including Time Shares and Commercial) 28 Single Family Homes for $19 Million – Avg. Sale price $678K 42 Condominiums for $20 Million – Avg. Sale price $477K 14 Vacant Home Sites for $3 Million – Avg. Sale price $219K 96 Total properties went under contract in November (including ... Read More »

Prudential Florida Realty Associates

With more than 110 Realtors and guests in attendance three Prudential Florida Realty Associates were recognized and honored by their peers at the 37th Annual Installation of Officers and Directors and annual awards presentation of the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors at Hideaway Beach Club. Gerry Rosenblum was installed as President for 2013 of the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors. In his acceptance speech Gerry reminded Realtors that the real estate market in the Marco Island area continues to show positive signs of recovery and that he will do his utmost to ensure through the Association that it ... Read More »

Real Estate Market on Marco Island is as Strong as Ever

MLS statistics, released by the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors® for Marco Island only properties, show a continuing active market according to Gerry Rosenblum, President.  Here is a recap of what happened in the Marco Island Real Estate market during October 2012. 73 Total properties closed for a total of $31 Million (including Time Shares and Commercial) 29 Single Family Homes for $15.3 Million – Avg. Sale price $528K 34 Condominiums for $14.3 Million – Avg. Sale price $422K 9 Vacant Home Sites for $1 Million – Avg. Sale price $103K 107 Total properties went under contract in October ... Read More »

LENDING, REAL ESTATE IN UPSWING

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By Danielle Dodder Dollar volume is already up ten percent over last year for Mutual of Omaha’s mortgage lending sector. According to the Marco Island Area Board of Realtors, 2012 closings on island property tally 1,061, an 18% increase over last year. The signs are there, according to Tiffany Homuth, Metro Market President for Mutual of Omaha, for the real estate sector’s return to strong market activity. “There’s a lot of potential demand [for financing] out there, more personal than business right now.” When the real estate market bottomed out, prices were low enough to attract cash buyers. “People who ... Read More »

Surge in the Number of Properties Closing Sales Activity Continues to be Strong on Marco Island

MLS statistics, released by the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors® for Marco Island only properties, show a very active market according to Gerry Rosenblum, President.  Here is a recap of what happened in the Marco Island Real Estate market in a comparison of Real Estate Sales for the first nine months of 2012 and 2011 (January – September). 858 Total Sales in 2012 708 Total Sales in 2011 $491,000 Average Sales Price in 2012 $514,000 Average Sales Price in 2011 295 Single Family homes sold in 2012 with a total dollar volume of $203 Million with an average Sales ... Read More »

Mortgage Rates at Historic Lows. Sales Activity Strong for Marco Island

MLS statistics, released by the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors® for Marco Island only properties, show a very active market according to Gerry Rosenblum, President.  Here is a recap of what happened in the Marco Island Real Estate market during August 2012. 104 Total properties closed for a total of $48 Million (including Time Shares and Commercial) 33 Single Family Homes for $20 Million – Avg. Sale price $605K 44 Condominiums for $19.3 Million – Avg. Sale price $439K 24 Vacant Home sites for $6.2 Million – Avg. Sale price $260K   106 Total properties went under contract in ... Read More »

July 2012 MLS Statistics for Marco Island Sales Activity Remains Strong

MLS statistics, released by the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors® for Marco Island only properties, show a very active market according to Gerry Rosenblum, President.  Here is a recap of what happened in the Marco Island Real Estate market during July 2012. 83 Total properties CLOSED for a total of $38 Million (including Time Shares and Commercial) as follows: 27 Single Family Homes for $18.4 Million – Avg. Sale price $684K 37 Condominiums for $16.3 Million – Avg. Sale price $440K 19 Vacant Home sites for $3.6 Million – Avg. Sale price $189K 92 Total properties went UNDER CONTRACT ... Read More »

Honorable tribute to Frank Jerome

By Coastal Breeze News Staff  A more honorable tribute to Memorial Day could not have been found for Frank Jerome, a 95 year old Navy veteran living on Marco Island. Frank is known to many as a guard at Hideaway Beach where he worked for over 20 years. A World War II Navy veteran and torpedo man, Frank awoke Saturday morning at 7:00 AM to a group of volunteers at his door. Many of those volunteers were veterans themselves. Their mission was clear; to help an elderly veteran with yard work which had, in this tropical climate, been too much ... Read More »

April 2012 MLS Statistics for Marco Island Surpass March’s Feverish Pace

MLS statistics, released by the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors® for Marco Island only properties, continue to show a very active market according to Gerry Rosenblum, President. Here is a recap of what happened in the Marco Island Real Estate market during April 2012. 131 Total properties closed for a total of $66 Million (including Time Shares and Commercial) 50 Single Family Homes for $34.3 Million – Avg. Sale price $686K 60 Condominiums for $25.5 Million – Avg. Sale price $425K 18 Vacant Homesites for $5.3 Million – Avg. Sale price $297K   67 Total properties went under contract ... Read More »

January 2012 MLS Statistics Good News for Marco Island

MLS statistics, released by the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors® for Marco Island only properties, continue to show a very active market. According to Gerry Rosenblum, President of the association, 2012 is off to a busy start. Sales continue to remain strong and are stimulated by the fact that the 30 Year Mortgage recently dipped below 4%. Overall, buyer confidence seems to be steadily increasing as the stock market is rising. Here is a recap of what happened in the Marco Island Real Estate market in January - 70 Total properties closed worth $34 Million (including Time Shares and ... Read More »

The Marco Island Area Association of Realtors

The Marco Island Area Association of Realtors is very happy to report that 887 Homes, Lots and Condos sold in 2011 representing a 21.5% increase from the 730 sold in 2010. The average sale price moved up 1.45% from $501,000 to $508,000 while the average days on market decreased. The total inventory of Homes, Lots and Condos currently for sale stands at 1,307 compared to 1,621 in 2010. With demand up and the supply shrinking, competition for property should rise. Read More »

Housing Market Statistics on Marco Island Continue Yearly Upward Swing

Season is here and things are busy! Welcome back to our Northern friends! Statistics for Marco Island only properties, from the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors® Multiple Listing Service show high sales activity since the beginning of the year compared with the same time frame last year. Statistics from January 1, 2011 through November 30, 2011, all property types, show an increase of activity and price compared to the same period of time last year, January 1, 2010 through November 30, 2010. Sold listings are up 23.67% during this comparable time frame, and pending listings are up 19.45%. Volume ... Read More »

I Love Marco Island

By Val Simon  val@coastalbreezenews.com  In 2007, Gerry Rosenblum began a term as president of the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors (MIAAOR) with the words, “I love Marco Island.” It may not have been earth-shattering enough to make headlines then, but enduring enough for him to take on another term as President of the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors for 2012. Gerry’s love affair with Marco is certainly obvious to his family (wife Barbara, and daughters Annie and Lily) and to others involved in the island’s single largest industry, real estate. “Déjà vu,” Gerry began. “I accept this position ... Read More »

Congratulations To MIAAR Member Ileana Bogaert, Prudential Florida Realty

The Marco Island Area Association of Realtors is pleased to inform you that Ileana Bogaert, Chairperson, International Council has been appointed 2012 National Association of REALTORS® President’s Liaison to Federacion Columbiana de Lonjas de Propiedad Raiz in Columbia. President’s Liaisons play a dynamic role in maintaining NAR’s partnerships with 78 national real estate associations in 59 countries. This past year, there has been much focus on International REALTOR® membership, international listings at the newrealtor.com international site and development of business opportunities from our relationships with our cooperating associations. We anticipate that these types of opportunities will continue to grow in the ... Read More »

Paws for Patriots

Paws for Patriots provides guide dogs to blinded soldiers and veteran assistance dogs to vets suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as well as other disabling conditions. On behalf of the American heroes who sacrificed so much, a Paws for Patriots program was developed to help these veterans maintain their dignity and independence. “Each year, the Florida Association of Realtors (FAR) endorses a charity. This past year, the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors (MIAAOR) was pleased to support Paws for Patriots in conjunction with FAR,” said Bill Filbin, President of the MIAAOR, and a veteran himself. “Keep in Touch ... Read More »

Housing Market Statistics Hold Steady on Marco Island in Year-to-Date Comparison

Statistics for Marco Island only properties, from the Marco Island Area Association of Realtors® Multiple Listing Service show high sales activity since the beginning of the year compared with the same time frame last year. Statistics from January 1, 2011 through August 31, 2011, all property types, show an increase of activity and price compared to the same period of time last year, January 1, 2010 through August 31, 2010. Sold listings are up 24.13% during this comparable time frame, and pending listings are up 29.66%.  Volume of sold listings is up 28.80% while average days on market are down ... Read More »