March 2017

Found 4 blog entries for March 2017.

Enjoy the Marco Expert Real Estate Snapshot Inforgraphic!

Click "read full post" to enjoy this interesting and informative graphic!



Snapshot Graphic Summary:

  • Most expensive listing on Marco Island: 9.5 Million
  • Average age of homeowners on Marco Island: 63 years old*
  • Median home sale price: just over $500,000*
  • Direct Gulf Access and Western Exposure will cost a premium
  • Popular off-Island destinations: Rookery Bay (16 minutes), Everglades City (35 minutes), Naples Botanical Gardens (29 minutes), 5th Street South Dining (30 minutes) and SWFL Int'l Airport (59 minutes).

Ready to get started on your real estate journey? Contact Pat Wilkins and put his 30 years of Marco Island experience to work for you! 239-260-3550

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Can A Real Estate Agent Really Help Me Save?

Resort towns like Marco Island are known for their perpetual sellers - those who visit every year and say, "one day we'll buy and move down here." They often pick up listing magazines and stop by a few open houses. If you're one of those buyers, but now you want to seriously look for a new place, here are a few reasons to call a real estate agent to find the perfect home.

Agents Save You Valuable Time

If you're Marco Island home will be your secondary home, time is of the essence! Rather than wandering around the Island and the county trying to find the right home, meet with an agent. Explain what you're looking for (price, location, type and features), and they can quickly compile a list of homes on

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Visiting Marco Island? 3 Reasons to Stop at an Open House!

Spring is buying and selling season in the southwest Florida real estate market -- especially Marco Island! Many snowbirds are packing their bags to head up north, and many home sellers are making a last big push for a sale. Even if you’re not looking to buy or sell right now, here are 3 good reasons to stop by an open house.

1. Learn about the market from an agent

Although online resources and listing magazines can help you gauge the market trends, but nothing quite gives you the insights of a local expert. Day-in and day-out, they see the new listings and sales, and can help you get a better idea about what may be in your price range… you may even decide it’s a good time to sell or

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What Can $1 Million-ish Get You on Marco Island?

If you ever watch any HGTV, browse through home listings or stay involved in the real estate market, the phrase "million dollar listing" usually finds its way into the conversation. In a metropolitan city like New York, you may be able to get a flat in a high-rise, or maybe a slew of acres in rural middle-America. In luxury resort communities like Marco Island and Naples, the unique location and water features give buyers a diverse range of options to choose from. We gathered 3 listings to help you get a better idea. 

A Waterfront Lot on Barfield Bay

A gorgeous full acre of land ready for your dream home -- just imagine waking up to Barfield Bay every day. High elevation lot means you may not need

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