The Michael Dillard Team Blog

Bonita Bay Closed Sales

As more people move to Southwest Florida, there’s a higher demand for real estate — especially in luxury neighborhoods like Bonita Bay. The growth of the area has been incredible the last few years and inventory remains low. When priced right, residential sales happen rapidly. Check out our easy to read details about Bonita Bay closed sales. Here you can view the 2016 BONITA BAY CLOSED... [Read more...]

Pro Watercross

Pro Watercross World Championships When? September 20 – 25, 2016 The Pro Watercross Tour is the leading personal watercraft racing series in the United States and consists of an elite group of both professional and amateur athletes competing at its events throughout the summer in Naples and will be filmed by CBS Sorts Spectacular. How thrilling!  Read More →

Estero Bay Kayak Tour

Estero Bay Kayak Tour is happening starting August 26, 2016. Explore Florida’s first aquatic preserve! Estero Bay has diverse habitats including seagrass beds, mangrove islands, salt marshes, tidal flats and oyster bars. Relax in the comfort of a sea kayak with a Florida Master Naturalist as your guide. Bird watchers will love this tour! Roseate Spoonbill, Great Blue Heron, Osprey and an occasional... [Read more...]

July 2016 Market Reports

A FANTASTIC TIME TO BUY Despite the fact that sales have slowed as compared to last year at this time, it is actually a fantastic time to buy.  Price appreciation is modest and the most stable that it’s been in many months and the inventory has widened, giving buyers even more options.  The key for sellers is to understand that price is once again a major factor in most areas and it is critical... [Read more...]

Summer @ The Bonita YMCA

Throughout the summer, the Bonita Springs YMCA held successful day camps! Kids experienced the benefits of traditional camps including skill building, a sense of community, and lasting friendships. Not only that, but they provided FREE healthy lunches and snacks daily. The local youth of Southwest Florida enjoyed swimming, sports, arts & crafts, field trips, outdoor education, and teen leadership. It... [Read more...]

Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center

Have you been to the Southwest Florida Performing Arts Center lately? Located on Bonita Beach Road in the heart of Bonita Springs, this state-of-the art, world-class performing arts facility features a plethora of shows and community events. The facility offers many unique amenities, including world class theater, a state-of-the art culinary test kitchen for commercial kitchen rentals, and a modern... [Read more...]

The Wizard of Oz ~ Broadway Palm

Now through August 13th (2016), the Broadway Palm Dinner Theater will be featuring “The Wizard of Oz” ~ another fantastic production! Follow the yellow brick road as one of America’s most beloved movies comes to life on stage with Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion and Toto, too! Songs from the delightful score you know and love include Somewhere Over the Rainbow,... [Read more...]

June 2016 Market Reports

Take a look inside a balanced market. The Dillard Team partners with John R. Wood Properties to provide the most up-to-date, accurate Southwest Florida real estate data. Read the summary below and please view the full, detailed market reports for June 2016 HERE. Have any questions? Please call us directly at (239) 292-1192. We look forward to hearing from you. CLOSED SALES There were a total of 6,178... [Read more...]

Naples is happy & healthy!

We came across a “Today” article stating that Naples, Florida is the happiest & healthiest city in the US! According to Gallup-Healthways, the report measured how residents of 190 U.S. cities felt about their physical health, social ties, financial security, community and sense of purpose. It mentioned low stress levels, minimal depression and healthy eating. It also helps that residents... [Read more...]

How Are Millennials Transforming SWFL?

Millennials, the next generation, are greatly impacting Southwest Florida. This is a hot topic we see on TV, hear on the radio, read in magazines, online and in blogs. The top 2 growing segments in our area are “retiring boomers” and unexpectedly young adults. These 20 and 30-something professionals are ready to make their mark! “Generation Y” can’t be ignored. They’re... [Read more...]