The Michael Dillard Team Blog

Bonita Bay 2014 Closed Sales & More

The local real estate market this year is already amazing! Ever wondered about Bonita Bay closed sales figures? You’ve come to the right place! We’re keeping track of the 2014 Bonita Bay closed sales in a convenient spreadsheet. You like details? Search no further! Check out market details including individual residences data as well as community averages. Looking for a home in a specific... [Read more...]

National Art Festival

The Centers for the Arts Bonita Springs presents fine arts/fine crafts festivals each year in Bonita Springs.  Enjoy the artworks of 200 national and international artists on January 10-11, 2014 from 10am to 5pm, while supporting the many programs offered at the Centers for the Arts.  This show presents quality artwork resulting in the highest ratings by the National ranking services. View and buy... [Read more...]

The 2015 Naples Winter Wine Festival

Since 2004, the Winter Wine Festival has earned the distinction of being one of the most successful charity wine auctions in the nation according to Wine Spectator. The event brings many of the world’s finest vintners and chefs together with wine collectors and philanthropists for a three-day gala in Naples. Attendees fly in from all over the world to attend this amazing event! This year the... [Read more...]

November 2014 Market Reports

The Dillard Team adheres to the philosophy that market knowledge is a crucial component for success. This is a pivotal difference for clients who have retained us for their purchasing or selling transactions. We partner with John R. Wood Properties who is a company offering a corporate research department. We are readily available to offer the latest market trends on a monthly basis assisting our... [Read more...]

Estero Incorporation

Estero residents voted to create their own representation and form a city with an 87% vote in a recent referendum. Lee County is getting its first new city in 15 years. This will be the sixth municipality in Lee County since Bonita Springs in 1999. The Estero Council of Community Leaders (ECCL) funded the incorporation effort, represented 35 gated communities, paid for attorneys and incorporation feasibility... [Read more...]

Bonita National Golf & Country Club

The first phase of Bonita National Golf & Country Club has recently started sales and construction. This Lennar community promises to appeal not only to the avid golfer, but to all homebuyers who desire an upscale lifestyle supported by a wealth of amenities. There are 6 different collections of homes: Terrace condominiums, Veranda condominiums, coach homes, Executive homes, Manor homes and Estate... [Read more...]

Taste of Bonita ~ 21 Years!

The Taste of Bonita turned 21 this year; it even added a wine festival! The inaugural wine tasting event happened on the first day which was desirable to area wine aficionados. Held at Riverside Park for two days, Southwest Floridians experienced the full flavor of Bonita Springs community and restaurants. It seemed bigger this year, by adding more and better flavors. Several sponsors, including The... [Read more...]

Tux & Trees Gala

The Tux & Trees Gala is the signature event of The Southwest Florida Goodwill Foundation. This black tie affair features the live auction of over twenty beautifully decorated Christmas trees, a silent auction, music, and more. Ring in the holidays with this annual event! This event takes place on December 6th, 2014 from 6:30PM to 10:00PM at the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center located at 2301... [Read more...]

Holiday in the Park

A blizzard in the park marks a sunny December day each year in Bonita Springs! This magical event takes place this year on December 2, 2014 from 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM in Riverside Park and includes a blizzard in the park, a giant slow slide, a snow-fall area for kids, live holiday music, a free holiday train and horse drawn carriage rides, apple cider, cookies and more. All children twelve and younger... [Read more...]

Christmas Boat Parade

It’s almost time for the annual MIACC Christmas Boat Parade in Naples! The Marine Industries Association of Collier County (MIACC) Christmas Boat Parade is a Naples holiday tradition. Organized by the Marine Industries Association of Collier County Foundation, the lighted Christmas Boat Parade is a beautiful display of holiday cheer on the water. ** MUST READ: Tux & Trees ** The parade may... [Read more...]