The Michael Dillard Team Blog

Bonita Bay Closed Sales

The local real estate market has been amazing this past year and gets better as time passes! Ever wondered about Bonita Bay closed sales figures? You’ve come to the right place! Monthly we keep track of the 2015 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.... [Read more...]

Estero: Luxury Lifestyle & Living Expo

On April 25-26, 2015, from 10:00am to 5:00pm, the Luxury Living & Lifestyle Expo will be held at the Coconut Point Mall in Estero.  Why should you go? This expo will offer a tapestry of products and services for those who hold luxury living not merely as an abstract concept, rather as a fundamental reality of life. ** MUST READ: Easter Egg Hunt & Dolphin Cruise ** Specialists and experts will... [Read more...]

Easter Egg Hunt & Dolphin Cruise “Island Style”

Hop aboard for Easter island style! This amazing event takes place on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015 and is more than family-friendly; your children or grandchildren will absolutely love it! Cruise the San Carlos Bay and along the way catch a glimpse of dolphins! Then, arrive at Picnic Island to find over a thousand eggs for an incredible Easter egg hunt experience! ** MUST READ: Luxury Living &... [Read more...]

February 2015 Market Reports

** Average Sales Price Increased 6.6% vs. Prior Year ** Available Inventory at 4.9 Month Supply ** CLOSED SALES Properties priced above $5 million posted the largest percentage gain in the number of closed units, up 48% over the previous 12 months (77 vs 52). Average sales price increased 6.6% over prior year following a 16% increase for February 2013 – February 2014. Closings for the month of... [Read more...]

Chamber of Commerce Business Expo

Bonita Springs Area Chamber of Commerce Free Community Business Expo March 12 from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. We invite you to the Chamber’s largest networking event of the year. Network with over 80 exhibitors and learn about their businesses. Enjoy live music at The Center Bar, visit the shops and restaurants at The Promenade, and engage with our professional community. Click here for more information. **... [Read more...]

Fashion & Footwork

You are invited to “Fashion & Footwork” on 3/26 from 4 – 6 p.m. at The Promenade Shops in Bonita Springs. This Spring Fashion Extravaganza features a runway-style fashion show and will be emceed by NBC2 News Today co-anchor Rachel Pierce. She will present the spring fashion and jewelry trends of the season available at retail stores. Plus enjoy performances by the Enchanted... [Read more...]

Winter Wine Showcase

DeRomo’s Gourmet Market & Restaurant hosted the Winter Wine Showcase on February 19, 2015. More than 1,000 attendees sampled more than 40 different wines, along with a selection of gourmet cheeses from around the world. More than $1,000 was raised during this event for the Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida, Inc. ** MUST READ: CHAMBER BUSINESS EXPO ** The Harry Chapin Food Bank... [Read more...]

Bonita Blues Festival 2015

Fans of the Blues will not want to miss this annual event taking place in Bonita Springs! On Friday March 6th, 2015 from 1PM – 9PM and Saturday, March 7th, 2015 from 11AM – 9PM – rain or shine – the 9th Annual Bonita Blues Festival will take place at Riverside Park. Along with a packed schedule of some of the nation’s best Blues bands, there will also be vendors, food and after parties!... [Read more...]

January 2015 Market Reports

** Number of Jan. ‘15 Closings 2nd Highest on Record ** Inventory Decreases 9% over Prior Year ** CLOSED SALES The number of closed sales during the past 12 months continues to show a gain over prior year even though sales in the month of January slowed from the January 2014 level. The number of January closings is the second highest on record for the month (2000 – 2015). The number of closings... [Read more...]

9th Annual Coconut Point Art Festival

This event is ranked as one of the top fine art festivals in the country by Sunshine Artist Magazine! This event takes place February 7 – 8, 2015 on the streets of the Coconut Point shopping mall from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day. Not only can you check out great forms of art, but also shop and dine. ** CHECK OUT: Keep Bonita Springs Beautiful ** Definitely a family friendly event, bring... [Read more...]