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Safety Council

Engage Estero Safety Council is made of volunteers serving as a voice for the citizens of greater Estero on safety and transportation priorities and issues. We advocate for related solutions to Village, County, and State Government organizations.

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Driving Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility!

Driving Safety is Everyone’s Responsibility!

One of the major causes of vehicular accidents is distracted driving. We have entered the “100 Deadliest Days” - the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when fatal teen crashes increase dramatically. Parents are the best line of defense to ensure a safe ride!...

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Corkscrew Road: What is going on, and when?

Corkscrew Road: What is going on, and when?

Corkscrew Road: What is going on, and when? (Written by Mark Novitski, Consultant to Engage Estero) Updated May 2024 Corkscrew Road Updates Corkscrew Road Widening – Jump to: Ben Hill Griffin to the East side of Bella Terra East side of Bella Terra to Alico Road Three...

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Environment Council

Engage Estero Environment Council is a volunteer group focusing on improving water and air quality and mitigating and eliminating the effects of climate warming in greater Estero.

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Health Council

Engage Estero Community Health Council comprises health* and safety-minded volunteers who think about community health comprehensively with a common desire to improve the overall health of the citizens of greater Estero.

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The “Skinny” On Obesity

The “Skinny” On Obesity

By Robert P. Belin, M.D. Chairperson, Health and Wellness Breckenridge, Golf and Tennis Club, and member of Engage Estero’s Health Council For the first time, the FDA has approved medication for weight loss! So, why is this important and in the news non-stop? It’s...

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Education Council

Engage Estero mobilizes volunteers in our schools, sponsors scholarships, and promotes the involvement of the community through announcements and public forums.

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Updates on Issues of Impact

Engage Estero believes the best way to get a community involved is to make sure they are aware of the issues impacting their future, and know how to impact those decisions before they are made. We conduct and publish original research and articles aimed at getting residents Engaged.

homes-sales-graphicBased on MLS records, one hundred-fifteen (115) single family homes were sold in May and June 2018. Although this is twenty-six (26) fewer than the comparable months of 2017, sales for the entire second quarter ended June 30 edged up three percent (3%) from last year’s second quarter. For the first half of 2018, sales declined four percent (4%) from 2017. However, this comparison is against Estero’s best sales year since 2010, when the ECCL began tracking sales.

Sales figures so far this year and for each month for the previous two years are shown below:

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At June 30, there were 456 listings of currently active, unsold homes (i.e., “inventory”) – about a nine-month supply. Although pending sales declined from earlier this year, the amount is 16% ahead of last June. As typically happens in June, the pending sales decline signals the start of slower the slower summer sales season.

The distressed sales in inventory, as well as closed sales, remained at 2%, near their lowest levels since 2012.

Continued thanks to Estero’s Joe Pavich, Sr. of Realty World J Pavich Real Estate for supplying us monthly sales and inventory figures.

NOTES:

  1. “Distressed sales” include short-sales and sales of bank owned property in which the bank receives less than their loan amount.
  2. Figures include homes in Estero (excluding homes in the Estero portion of Pelican Landing, which are not separately shown in the MLS). Also not included are figures for multi-family homes.

Source: Multiple Listing Service (“MLS”)