The Michael Dillard Team Blog

Bonita Bay Closed Sales

As you know, the local real estate market has been amazing this year! Inventory is low, sales happen very quickly, and pricing your home correctly from the start is key! We offer a detailed look at Bonita Bay closed sales. Here you can view the 2015 BONITA BAY CLOSED SALES year-to-date report. The market details include data from individual residences plus community averages. Looking for a home in... [Read more...]

Service Dog Symposium

Save The Date: November 19, 2015 The Service Dog Symposium will be held at Artis-Naples (5833 Pelican Bay Blvd.) from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. Get answers to your service dog questions such as: What is a service animal? How can I tell a Service Animal from a regular pet? What are the basic laws that apply to Service Animals? What is the difference between the ADA and Florida Statute 410.08? What jobs... [Read more...]

3rd Quarter 2015 Market Report

It’s here ~ it’s here … check out the 3rd quarter 2015 market report HERE. You’ll read all about new listings, pended sales, inventory, average sales price, closed sales, and months of supply for the Bonita Springs, Estero, and Naples real estate markets. The demand for Southwest Florida real estate is expected to remain strong throughout the remainder of 2015 and 2016. Resale... [Read more...]

CME Group Tour Championship

CME Group Tour Championship Naples The CME Group Tour Championship brings the world’s best players to Southwest Florida in a unique, season-long point based qualifying format. The “Race to the CME Globe” is a season-long points program that showcases the best performing players from the 2015 LPGA Tour season, and also highlights each and every title sponsor on the LPGA Tour. This event will be... [Read more...]

Naples International Film Festival

Naples International Film Festival Naples The seventh annual Naples International Film Festival (NIFF) takes place November 5-8, 2015 with the opening party taking place on November 5th at Artis-Naples, located at 5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard. The red carpet arrival begins at 6pm and the film presentation starts at 7pm. The Naples International Film Festival (NIFF) is a place for film lovers to connect,... [Read more...]

Our Sales Speaks Volumes

The Dillard Team is proud to be affiliated with John R. Wood Properties. Interested in buying or selling? Call us today at (239) 292-1192 to set up a confidential appointment.  Read More →

September 2015 Market Report

CLOSED SALES – SEPTEMBER 2015 Closed sales year-to-date September continued at a brisk pace with approximately the same number of sales as the first nine months of 2014. The average sales price during this period increased 13% over prior year, with an average of $530,698 vs. $467,474 in 2014. Luxury properties priced above $2 million remained in strong demand with the number of sales in this... [Read more...]

August 2015 Market Report

Solid Demand in the Market; Average Sold Price Continues to Increase Closed Sales The number of closed sales through August is down 4.4% from the same period in 2014 (9,223 vs. 9,649). Sales pace is driven by inventory, demand and pricing. Closed sales during the month of August are down 10% from August 2014, but remain the fourth highest on record for the month (2000 – 2015). The consistent number... [Read more...]

Auction to Benefit March of Dimes

Signature Chef’s Auction Bonita Springs This annual event, hosted by the March of Dimes, is the original culinary showcase and one of the most exciting fundraisers in our area! Featuring an elegant atmosphere, sumptuous foods and wines, this event also serves up a silent and live auctions filled with one of kind opportunities.  This event takes place on October 1, 2015 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at... [Read more...]


10th Annual Salty Sam’s Pirate Festival Fort Myers Beach Ahoy mateys! You’re invited to a great time at the historic Seaport of Fort Myers Beach! Enjoy music and shows on two stages or watch ships go to battle! There’s something for everyone at this family-friendly unique event! The fun begins October 9th at 4:00pm and continues through the 11th from 10:00am-5:00pm.  Entry is just $5.00 per... [Read more...]