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House prices are rising in Southwest Florida and, thanks to that, Southwest Florida sellers are seeing a rise in the average price of homes since 2015. A rise that’s so high it’s about twice the national average.

RealtyTrac reported that sellers made an average of just over $20k across the nation in 2015. This is an increase of 11%. RealtyTrac, based in Irvine, California reports that this is the largest percentage seen since 2007.

Sellers in Collier County on the other hand made around $50k on average. This is higher than the national percentage and is an increase of 21% compared to when the house was purchased. There was only a 7% gain, which is about $17k, in 2014.

Lee County Sellers also enjoyed a high return. It was around 23% in Lee County

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Southwest Florida has always been popular for its subtropical landscape. For a long time, it has attracted people looking for a second home. Customers are attracted toward high end golf courses, water sports and boating on the Gulf of Mexico, fine dine restaurants, malls and shops. Southwest Florida features a wide range of cities right on the coast from Platinum Coast of Naples and Marco, Collier Country to Sanibel Island’s beaches.

Collier County has always been popular for its winters. According to residents, when cold breeze blows during the winter season, the temperature is still 10-15 degrees warmer than Sarasota. Despite the numerous threats from hurricanes, the increasing cost of home insurance and various other problems, more than a thousand

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Southwest Florida has witnessed a steady increase in home prices in the post-recession period. However, despite all this progress a report released in April shows that the prices are far away from the peak prices witnessed when the housing industry was experiencing a boom.

RealtyTrac, a research firm based in Irvine Calif says that the home prices in the area (Southwest Florida) were below their peaks by a higher margin than anywhere else in the whole nation. The good news is that they are recovering well like in other parts of Florida.

The Vice President of RealtyTrac, Daren Blomquist says that most areas in Florida have not recovered to the peak prices seen when the housing industry was booming. The median prices for homes in Collier were down by

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