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...]

August 2016 Market Reports

Greater Choices for Buyers And Continued Demand for Sellers The Southwest Florida real estate market remained active with 884 closings during the month of August.  Despite the fact that this represents a 10% decline from August 2015, it was still among the busiest on record for what is normally one of the slower months of the year. Newly pended sales for the month were relatively consistent with... [Read more...]

Stone Crab Festival 2016

Stone Crab Festival October 28-30, 2016 Looking for an entertaining weekend full of seafood and fun? Then you definitely don’t want to miss out on this year’s annual Stone Crab Festival. The Stone Crab Festival will offer plenty of fresh stone crab claws, music, events, art and a ton of fun activities for the whole family!  Read More →

Naples Boat Show 2016

The Naples Boat Show Downtown is the premier In-Water recreational show in the Naples-Marco Island area. The show will feature displays by marinas, boat dealers, other marine related businesses, food vendors and more. The show is FREE for the whole family! Wander through Crayton Cove, along 12th Avenue through the booth vendors and large boat displays, dine at one of the fantastic restaurants or grab... [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...]