The August 2016 Naples Housing Market Report was released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS (NABOR) on September 16, 2016. NABOR tracks home listings and sales within Collier County. This report indicates a promising winter season.

Click HERE for the Overall Market Statistics released on September 16, 2016.

Pier of Naples at sunset Florida USA

Pier of Naples at sunset Florida USA

The NABOR August 2016 Market Report provides comaprisons of single-family home and condominium sales (taken from the Southwest Florida Multiple Listing Service), price ranges, and geographic segmentation and includes an overall market summary.

Overall inventory increased 36% for the second month in a row to 4,787 homes in August 2016 from 3,525 homes in August 2015. In fact, while inventory rose in all price categories for both home types, the overall median closed price remained flat in August, with the exception of homes in the $300,000 and below price category, which increased 9 percent to $210,000 in August 2016 from $192,000 in August 2015.

NAPLES FLORIDA USA - May 8 2013: Luxury waterside home in the bayside area of Naples. Naples is one of the wealthiest cities in the United States

NAPLES FLORIDA USA – May 8 2013: Luxury waterside home in the bayside area of Naples. Naples is one of the wealthiest cities in the United States

The Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®) is an established organization (Chartered in 1949) whose members have a positive and progressive impact on the Naples Community. NABOR® is a local board of REALTORS® and real estate professionals with a legacy of nearly 60 years serving 5,000 plus members. NABOR® is a member of the Florida Realtors and the National Association of REALTORS®, which is the largest association in the United States with more than 1.3 million members and over 1,400 local board of REALTORS® nationwide. NABOR® is structured to provide programs and services to its membership through various committees and the NABOR® Board of Directors, all of whose members are non-paid volunteers.

Broker analysts have long acknowledged that a small portion of new construction inventory appears in the Southwest Florida MLS data. To confirm such speculation, Wes Kunkle, President and Managing Broker at Kunkle International Realty, performed an independent analysis of the MLS in August and found that, “approximately 20 percent of active listings in select geographic areas of high development were new construction.”