Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Ellis Team Interviews German Speaking Agent About Cape Coral and Fort Myers Area

Brett Ellis of The Ellis Team at RE/MAX Realty Group of Fort Myers Florida interviews Sharyl Leifeld, a German speaking agent on the Ellis Team about why Germans fall in love with Cape Coral, Fort Myers, and the SW Florida area and purchase real estate.  Sharyl explains in our Fort Myers - Cape Coral Real Estate Information for German Buyers video what German buyers look for in the United States.

Sharyl has begun writing a Blog in German for German visitors to Southwest Florida entitle Cape Coral Real Estate

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Using YouTube to Market Properties and Your Career

It's not uncommon to see real estate agents using social media to market themselves, educate the marketplace on their local market, and market properties. More and more agents are now utilizing YouTube to either market their properties through virtual tours or provide news and information to the local marketplace.

Our YouTube Channel is closing in on 50,000 views soon, so it's become an integral medium for spreading news about the market. Our most popular YouTube video to date was our NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams segment which has garnered 7,099 views to date. Our second most popular segment was a local story on WINK News entitled SW Florida Real Estate Short Sales- Are they a Bargain? This video has received 6,395 views.

Currently our channel has 48,348. It will be interesting to see how long it takes to get to 50,000 views. We have a separate channel for our property tours, so this channel is all bout news and information in the SW Florida real estate market. Be sure to leave your comment with your guess on when we'll hit the 50,000 milestone.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

Fort Myers, Cape Coral Real Estate Markets on the Move

Since January the Fort Myers real estate market and the Cape Coral Florida real estate market has been on the move, with prices increasing over 35% while inventory levels have shrunk dramatically. Fort the past 6 years SW Florida was ground zero for the housing crisis, and finally this market is showing signs of life.

We've released a video with detailed charts and graphs, along with advice to buyers on how to move forward in a changing market.

Subscribe to our SW Florida Real Estate Blog to get detailed weekly updates.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Fort Myers - Cape Coral Real Estate Market Bucks National Trend

The Fort Myers and Cape Coral real estate market was one of three markets nationally that rose according to Zillow. Home values have appreciated 15% since January as inventory levels have been dropping and sales have been strong.

Watch NBC 2 News report:

Monday, April 04, 2011