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  • Tue Jan 14 2020, 9:04 pm

Right Now is The Best Time to Buy Port Charlotte Waterfront Property

Homebuyers and investors who are new to the southwest Florida area may feel the lingering intimidation of locating waterfront property with the rapid growth of population and costs of property ranging between the Naples area north to Fort Myers. No doubt finding your dream home along the Gulf Coast...

  • Tue Jan 14 2020, 9:43 pm

Explore The Sky Property in Downtown Fort Myers, FL

Explore The Sky Property in Downtown Fort Myers, FL   Over the last ten years, the downtown Fort Myers area has witnessed a wonderful transformation in landscape and community. With all-year-around warm weather and the nearby golf courses and Fort Myers Beach Pier, the fun never stops in...

  • Tue Jan 14 2020, 9:45 pm

New Hotels in Downtown Fort Myers

Are you planning your next Florida vacation and curious about the hotel selection in the downtown Fort Myers area? Sunny Southwest Florida is a wonderful and affordable vacation destination for families and couples. The Fort Myers downtown area has a handful of hotel options, including a few new loc...

  • Fri Aug 25 2017, 11:45 am

Fort Myers and Naples Named Top Destinations For Adventure

Fort Myers & Naples both make the list of Top 20 Destinations for Sports & Adventure! Naples ranks 9th and Fort Myers ranks 16th in the U.S. Quality Tourism Index as top destinations for sports and adventure. Resonance Consultants compiled the list by gauging the "quality" r...

  • Wed Aug 16 2017, 9:21 am

River District Photo Contest - Submit Your Photo - Win $100 Gift Certificate

Do you love the River District like we do? Of course you do! Show us what you love about it and claim your chance to win a $100 dinner in the River District! Be sure to Like our Facebook Page & Share this post when you submit your photo! Check out our photo contest now! https://yourriv...

  • Wed Jul 26 2017, 5:50 pm

Buying a New Construction? Why You Need Your Own Real Estate Agent

Buying a New Construction? Why You Need Your Own Real Estate Agent News July 2017 When you're house hunting, the allure of new construction is undeniable. You get to be the first to live in the pristine home—one untouched by grimy hands or muddy shoes. It's ful...

  • Wed Jul 26 2017, 5:44 pm

2017 2nd Quarter Report Naples Area Board Of Realtors

2Q 2017 Market Report Shows Home Sales Activity is Hotter than 2Q 2016 Naples, Fla. (July 21, 2017) – Record-breaking rain fall during June did not dampen buyer interest in the Naples housing market as evidenced in the Second Quarter and June 2017 Market Reports released by the Naples Area...

  • Wed Jul 26 2017, 5:34 pm

July 2017 Market Report Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association

Royal Palm Coast Realtor Association More Listings, More Closings, and More Money Spent in Lee County FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Fort Myers, FL – July 25, 2017) – June was a busy month for the housing market. According to the latest statistics released by Florida Realtors®, Lee Count...

  • Fri May 19 2017, 9:24 am

Fort Myers River District Events May

Our offices are always open for downtown River District events! Stop by and say "hi" and enjoy some freshly popped popcorn and drinks!  Friday, May 19th  |  7:00pm  |  Music Walk  | Downtown Friday, May 26th  |  6:0...

  • Fri May 19 2017, 9:13 am

Gen X recovering from recession, buying more homes

Gen X recovering from recession, buying more homes An improving economy, multiple years of strong job growth and the notable increase in home values in most markets fueled a greater share of purchases from Generation X households over the past year. This is according to the National Associatio...

  • Fri May 19 2017, 9:09 am

April Real Estate Market Reports Lee County

March Home Sales Strong in Lee County‚Äč FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Fort Myers, FL – April 21, 2017) – March was a good month for home sales in Lee County. The number of Closed Sales and Pending Sales, as well as the Median Sale Price, were all up last month. Closed Sales for Single Fam...

  • Tue Mar 14 2017, 10:07 am

New Development in The Historic River District of Downtown Fort Myers

Be among the first to discover The Place on First, a unique opportunity for luxury urban living in the heart of the historic downtown Fort Myers River District. Located on the corner of First Street and Jackson, The Place on First is destined to become an iconic Fort Myers landmark. The first true m...

  • Mon Mar 13 2017, 12:03 pm

What's Going on in Downtown Fort Myers River District

Click Here for your Fort Myers River District Events Calendar It's so easy just come here for all the news on The River DIstrict in Fort Myers Florida. The events are allways current and you can save your list and come back any time. Barclays Real Estate Company is a Florida real esat...

  • Thu Jul 7 2016, 3:28 pm

Your Chance To Perform At Music Walk

READY TO CLAIM YOUR 5 MINUTES OF FAME?   Join 4P Music Network and perform with us during Music Walk on the steps of the Sidney & Berne Davis Art Center. We will record your performance and you can use this to build a promo pack. You can post your recording on social media and the 4P...

  • Thu Jul 7 2016, 12:39 pm

Mila Bridger # Unexpected Exhibit

#Unexpected will open Friday, July 1st during Art Walk and can be seen through the month until the 26th.  Gallery hours are Mon-Fri 9am – 5pm. Admission is free for all, suggested $5 donation.   Originally hailing from Poland, Mila Bridger engenders her internationally acclai...

  • Thu Jul 7 2016, 11:59 am

River Disctrict Farmers Market

Join Us Every Thursday! This lively green market offers a variety of local produce, seafood, baked goods, honey, nuts, flowers, plants & more for the discerning shopper.   The River District Farmers' Market is open every Thursday between 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Centennial Park...

  • Tue Dec 22 2015, 3:56 pm

Barclays New Construction Website

We are so excited to announce our New Construction real estate website. has over 70 South West Florida New Construction projects. You can learn about the different projects and see listing data with the new properties coming on the market daily. You can...

  • Wed Nov 18 2015, 3:07 pm

Just Sold! Single Family Home in Punta Gorda Isles

Recently Sold! Sold Price: $187,000 Original Price: $193,500 Desirable Punta Gorda Isles 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car attached garage POOL HOME on greenbelt. Split bedroom plan with pool/lanai access from master bedroom. New tile roof in 2013. Newer appliances, pool pump, pool screens and hot wat...

  • Wed Nov 18 2015, 3:01 pm

4 Signs Now’s the Right Time to Sell Your Home

Not sure when to sell your house? If you’ve been on the fence, we’ve got good news: It’s a great market for sellers! Limited inventory continues to drive home prices up, and the latest data from the National Association of Realtors shows that 46% of recently sold properties spent...

  • Wed Nov 18 2015, 2:58 pm

Lee County a Hot Market; Low Inventory Headed into Season

(Fort Myers, FL – October 22, 2015) Lee County continues to be a very hot market! Homes are selling for more money, and they continue to sell quickly.   According to the latest numbers just released by Florida Realtors®, there were 14% more closed sales of Single Family Home...

  • Wed Nov 18 2015, 2:54 pm

Homeowners' Equity: Turning a Negative into a Positive

October 12, 2015   Owners with Negative Equity Falls by 1 Million Over Last Year   Another sign of the housing market’s recovery has been the drop in the number of homeowners with negative home equity over the past year. As of mid-2015, 4.4 million homeowners had a mortgage...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

Winter-Weary Home Buyers Heading to Florida According to Wall Street Journal

In terms of real estate, the winter of 2014-15 may be the best thing that ever Florida.   The Sunshine State is No. 2, behind California, in jumbo volume for both primary and secondary homes at Quicken Loans, says Bill Banfield, vice president at Quicken, one of the country&...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

2Q Report Indicates Housing Market is On Pace to Be a Great Year!

Naples, Fla. (July 17, 2015) - According to the Second Quarter 2015 Market Report released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island), 60 percent of the market experienced inventory growth, and overall...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

7 Home Seller Tips You Need

There is something to be learned from how home sellers have approached the often arduous task of putting their home on the market, and more importantly, closing the transaction.   Effective Habit #1: Be Realistic What your neighbor sold their home for last year, or even last month, does...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

8 Reasons To Work With a REALTOR

8 Reasons Why You Should Work With a REALTOR®   Not all real estate practitioners are REALTORS®. The term REALTOR® is a registered trademark that identifies a real estate professional who is a member of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of REALTORS® and subscribes to its strict Cod...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

About Barclays Real Estate Group

A little Barclay’s Real Estate Group History… In January 2013 an independent boutique brokerage was created by several of the area's Top Producers — Barclay’s Real Estate Group. Promising “The Power of Technology with a Personal Touch”, Barclay’s Re...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

Attention potential sellers sitting on the fence: It could be time to make a move.

Mid-March to mid-April is the best time to hang the sale sign nationally, with homes selling 15% faster and for 2% more than the average sale, according to Zillow. The window tends to be a little earlier for sellers in warmer climates and a little later in colder climates.   "It'...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

Barclays Real Estate Group is excited to welcome Katie Cione to our Fort Myers real estate team!

A little about Katie... A graduate from the University of Texas at Dallas, Katie Cione has always had a passion for serving others. Her enthusiasm for adventure and her dedication to others inspired her to travel across the United States. Volunteering with a variety of nonprofit organizations...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

Barclays Real Estate Group partners with Michelangelo Custom Homes

Barclays Real Estate Group is proud to partner with Michelangelo Custom Homes, premier custom home builder providing new luxury homes in Naples, Cape Coral, Fort Myers and Southwest Florida. Some of their services include:   CUSTOM BUILDING   Commitment to provide the highest l...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

Barclay's Real Estate Group welcomes Marcos Garza to the team!

"Marcos Garza is the son of a Cuban immigrant and is proud to call Florida his home. Marcos began learning about residential and commercial real estate, development and construction at an early age. After college, Marcos pursued his passion for real estate by establishing himself with Barclay...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

Barclay's Real Estate Group welcomes the Gambino Team!

Here is some info about Brian and Kathy - KNOWLEDGE - A good relationship compliments one another, as a husband and wife team we are able to offer a variety of experiences and areas of dedication to help you buy or sell. Our education and experience in negotiations, finance, contracts and a dive...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

Barclay's welcomes the Truax Team!

Barclay's Real Estate Group is please to announce that Barb & Dick Truax, The Truax Team have joined us! The Truax Team is made up of Barbara Truax my wife of 31 years and me.  Barbara is originally from Pennsylvania and I am from Massachusetts.  Barbara initially worked for Ea...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

Do You Need Property Management? Our Team Offers A Full Service Approach.

Barclay's Property Managment Group offers complete property management services for single family residences, apartment complexes, condos, and commercial buildings/office space. From complete care of our property to simply collecting rent, let us take the hassle out of renting and managing you...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

Everglades Wonder Park Sale

Congrats to Bert Parsley of Barclay's Real Estate Group for successfully negotiating the real estate sale of local gem, Everglades Wonder Park in Bonita Springs, Florida! Bert also donated a substantial amount of the commission to help preserve the park. Kudos Bert!

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

First SW Florida high-rise since the crash gets underway

Soave Real Estate starts site work today on condo tower development Kalea Bay in North Naples – the first construction on a high-rise in Southwest Florida since 2007.   The bold move by Detroit-based Soave comes as the once shell-shocked sector suddenly starts to show signs of life...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

International Sales Dollar Volume Increases as More Upscale Buyers Enter Market, Say Realtors®

Click on the image to the left to view the video WASHINGTON (June 17, 2015) - While total unit sales from international home buyers decreased from last year, total sales dollar volume increased 13 percent, according to the National Association of Realtors® 2015 Profile of Home Buying Activi...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

Listing Just Sold! Condo in Alta Mar, Fort Myers

Congratulations to The Bluz Team on this listing Just Sold for $164,000 in Alta Mar, Fort Myers, FL. 2825 Palm Beach BLVD #208 FORT MYERS, FL, 33916 A little about this listing: FINALLY! A POOL SIDE AND GREAT RIVER VIEW CONDO FOR SALE! *******Not a Short Sale! Highly sought after corner...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

Just Sold Listing in Sabal Springs Golf & Racquet Club

Congratulations to Jeff Hathy on the Barclays Real Estate Group team on his "Just Sold" listing in Sabal Springs Golf & Racquet Club in Fort Myers, Florida. Sold at $167,000 this listing was located at 17615 Date Palm Ct in North Fort Myers. If you are interested in marketing you...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

May's Real Estate Newsletter

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  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

Miami builder plans downtown Fort Myers high-rise

Miami-based Jaxi CMD LLC has purchased the old Cypress Club high-rise site in downtown Fort Myers for $4,675,000 and plans to begin sales for a luxury condominium there next year.   If Jaxi starts construction in 2017 as planned, it will be the first high-rise to get underway in downtown...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

Naples Ranked 4th Happiest City

Perhaps it's the city's high median household income. Or maybe it's the community's 10-mile long beach, the weather or the abundance of shopping.   Whatever the reason, Naples is bubbling over with happiness.   The University of British Columbia re...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

Nabor Release: Naples Real Estate Market Report September 2015

Housing Activity in South Naples Heats Up in August   Naples, Fla. (September 18, 2015)    Traditionally a tepid month for REALTORS®, August delivered robust activity in many areas of Naples particularly in South Naples, according to the August 2015 Market Report release...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

Open House at 1625 W El Dorado Cape Coral, FL, 33914

***GULF ACCESS POOL HOME *** Be sure to make time to visit this immensely impressive Gulf Access Pool home on El Dorado Parkway. Home built by Custom Home Builder, winner of all 9 awards at the 2014 Parade of Homes. This lovely 3500 sq ft home features impressive water views from all rooms, gorgeo...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

Realtor Breakfast Invitation

SEASON HAS ENDED - Time to have some fun while you learn valuable information to boost your career. REALTORS - BUYERS - SELLERS - VENDORS - ALL ARE WELCOME  There will be 5 top notch speakers from real estate related industries talking on topics that are relevant to all parties in a Real E...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

Sabal Model Open in Cypress Bend

With medium-toned wood flooring, wood-accented and beamed ceilings, and textural treatments, the Sabal villa model defines upscale resort design at WCI Communities’ Cypress Bend in Shadow Wood Preserve. The 3,259-square-foot Sabal showcases the vision of Kay Green Design. The design firm t...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

The Realistic Home Buyer

Unfortunately is a waste of your time and your agent’s time to try to find homes that simply do not exist. That part is relatively easy to educate, and provide hard data to back up that education. If you want a golf-course lot single-family home in Fort Myers? A quick trip to the MLS shows y...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

Visit Our Waterfront Search Quick Links Page. Easily Search For Waterfront Properties!

Waterfront properties in Fort Myers and Cape Coral, Florida are abundant with some of the most beautiful gulf, bay and canal views.   Lifestyles vary, so whether you are a boater interested in deep water boat access or being steps from the sand in one of Fort Myers beachfront condos, or s...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

Welcome to the team Sandra Castillo!

Please join us in welcoming, Sandra Castillo, REALTOR to the Barclay's Real Estate Group Team. Here is a little about Sandra. I have lived in FT Myers Florida for the past 18 yrs and lived in Naples for a year when I moved here in 1996. I'm a Full Time professional Realtor for past 10...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:56 pm

What Our Agents Say About Us

See what Barclay's Real Estate Group agents, Wes Edwards and Alex Giles have to say about why they chose Barclay's. Great Broker and office support, team atmosphere with agents who help one another and weekly training sessions are just a few of the reasons. Watch the video to see more.

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