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...]

Bonita Springs National Art Festival 2016

2016 Bonita Springs National Art Festival Bonita Springs The Bonita Springs National Art Festival will be held from 10am to 5pm on January 9-10, 2016 at 10450 Reynolds Street in Bonita Springs. Enjoy the artworks of 200 National and International artists featuring artworks of the highest quality! Art lovers in the Southwest Florida community can view and obtain the work of award-winning artists from... [Read more...]

Pirate Day 2016

Pirate Day 2016 Marco Island To this day, tales of swashbucklers, buried treasure and the marauding pirates that pestered the Spanish sea captains during the 1600’s abound in Southwest Florida still linger! The Marco Island Historical Museum invites families and children of all ages to join in a fun-filled afternoon on the high seas! Pirate Day 2016 will take place from 11am to 2pm on Saturday, January... [Read more...]

Run for the Paws

Run For the Paws 5K Walk Run Naples Come on out for the 10th Annual Run for the Paws event to support Humane Society Naples! This is absolutely one of the best charitable 5K events around. This event takes place on January 30, 2016 at the Civil Air Patrol Building located at 370 Airport-Pulling Road North in Naples. Registration begins at 7:00am. The race starts promptly at 8:00 a.m. The race follows... [Read more...]

November 2015 Market Reports

Inventory Increases; Average List Price Increases Closed Sales Closed sales during the 12 months ending November 30, 2015, were the highest on record for this period (2001 – 2015). The number of closed sales year-to-date is approximately the same as prior year (down less than 1%), while average sales price increased 11% ($527,324 vs. $475,340). Demand for properties priced above $2 million remained... [Read more...]

Rookery Bay Kayak Tours

Have you ever seen the natural creatures while kayaking the waters of Rookery Bay? You’ll see dolphins, manatees, ospreys, eagles, and many types of fish. We’ve read the 2 “most important species” are the red mangrove and the oyster. Mangrove leaves are the basis for the entire food chain. They provide nutrients starting with the littlest creatures leading to larger fish and up the food chain.... [Read more...]

Promenade Events ~ December 2015

What’s happening in the Promenade at Bonita Bay? So much is going on in December (2015)! The Dillard Team will be going to some of these events. View their most recent calendar HERE. Twelve Days of Christmas: exciting holiday events and sales from 12/5 until 12/16 Farmer’s Market: find local food, crafts, and homemade goods every Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon Yoga on the Lawn: free... [Read more...]

Cookies & Milk with Santa

Cookies & Milk with Santa at Mackle Park Marco Island Don’t miss this annual Marco Island event that is a favorite among the locals! Sponsored by Marco Island Parks and Recreation, this event takes place from 10:00 am to noon on Saturday, December 12th. Santa’s arrival by helicopter is sponsored by Christmas Island Style! This is just one of many holiday events on Marco Island. For more information... [Read more...]

Holiday Pops @ Artis-Naples

Celebrate the season with an all-new program of holiday classics, featuring the Naples Philharmonic Chorus and Youth Chorus. Led by Naples Philharmonic assistant conductor Yaniv Segal, the program promises to remind us why music is such an important part of year-end traditions. Experience some of the most memorable music ever written as it was intended to be heard — in the company of friends, family... [Read more...]

Ugly Sweater Pet Party

What could be better than an ugly pet sweater? A party for it! Join Pucci & Catana Luxury Pet Boutique on December 12th from 10am to 2pm as they host ‘Home for the Holidays’, a pet adoption event featuring their #PawsAroundTown adoption bus and location of their 2nd Annual Ugly Sweater Party! The party will include ugliest sweater contests, great prizes – including an ugly Christmas... [Read more...]