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October 18th, 2009 7:53 PM

Isn't this a lovely sunset? 

Sunset in Naples, FL

In the 13 years I have lived in Naples, I never tire of the sunsets.  It is a great stress release to go down to the beach after work and witness a gorgeous sunset.

Fall has arrived to Naples today! This past Friday evening I was swimming in 91 degree Gulf water with my husband Don.  Today I put a jacket on while I read the Sunday paper on my lanai.  Our high was 73 degrees.  After a brutally hot October, 73 degrees seemed pretty cold to me.  I guess I have turned into a true Floridian.

Car carriers have been seen all over the area lately as even more snowbirds return to Naples.  I noticed a surge in showing activity on my listings over the Columbus Day weekend holiday.

The Naples Board of Realtors released statistics for the 3rd quarter of 2009 and September of 2009.  Not surprisingly the overall market for the 3rd quarter of 2009 showed a 126% increase in pending sales under $300,000.00 in comparision to the 3rd quarter of 2008.  If you have been waiting to purchase a place in Naples under $300,000.00 you are going to be facing some pretty stiff competition.

The median sales price for the overall Naples market decreased 30% to $176,000.00 in the 3rd quarter of 2009 from $250,000.00 in the 3rd quarter of 2008.  While prices may still fall a tad in higher price ranges, the under $300,000.00 is on fire.

Are you looking to own a home in Naples?  Search here, once at the search page, you can search by development or map area, save your search and new listing updates will be e-mailed to you.

Should you be thinking of selling your home in Naples and would like a candid assessment of what it would take to sell your home in today's market, I would be happy to provide you with a free market evaluation.  Feel free to give me a call at 239-594-2780 or e-mail me at Lynn@NaplesBuys.com.

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About the author:

Lynn Wilber is a Real Estate Professional who lives in Naples.  Her 31 years of real estate experience and her area expertise have been valuable resources for Naples Sellers and Buyers.  For more information, please contact Lynn Wilber or call 239-594-2780.

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