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“Community of the Year”

Posted on November 02, 2015

Villa With Lake Views Come see why we think this is one of the best buys in the award winning community of Verona Walk in Naples Florida! This immaculate 3 BR 2 BA villa has a 2 car garage and is situated on a corner lot with peaceful views. Very open floor plan with vaulted ceilings, complete appliance package, home security system, tile in all main living areas, and a

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What is Blue Zones?

Posted on October 29, 2015

We are on a mission to help people Live Longer, Better Lives!   The Blue Zones Story   What is a "Blue Zone"? Well, if you are living in Naples Florida, you will soon be hearing this term a lot. By definition, Blue Zones is a concept used to identify a demographic and or geographic area of the world where people live measurably longer lives. There are five regions in

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True Florida Living

Posted on October 23, 2015

The Naples Lifestyle at its Best! Are you looking for a place in paradise to escape to this winter? This might be your ticket to warm winter nights, and active days in this amenity-rich community that offers everything you've been dreaming about! The gated neighborhood features 24/7 manned gatehouse, a resort-style pool, 20 miles of jogging trails, fabulous fitness center, children's play area, bocce and basketball courts, a computer center,

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New Luxury Listing with a Guest House!

Posted on September 14, 2015

Welcome Home to Your New Estate Residence   Exquisitely appointed home plus guest house situated on 2.5 acres of lush tropical gardens; offering the utmost in privacy, quality of life and convenience. Natural palms and beautiful fountains abound in this fully fenced property. From the moment you enter the electric gates onto this well manicured estate you know you have arrived at a perfect place to call home. The main home features three spacious

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100 Reason I love Southwest Florida

Posted on August 11, 2015

The Naples Pier     Ask anyone, whether it be a local or a visitor, what the number one landmark is in Naples Florida, and undoubtedly you will hear a resounding: The Naples Pier!   The Naples Pier is situated on west end of 12th Avenue South in Old Naples. Originally built in 1888 as a freight and passenger dock, the pier was designed to stretch out 1,000' feet into

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A New Listing in Old Naples!

Posted on July 16, 2015

The Perfect Guest Suite The Harris-Peppe Team, at the prestigious Coldwell Banker Previews office located on 5th Avenue South just listed the perfect guest suite, right in the heart of Old Naples! Contact us today to see why we think this is one of the best values in town! Totally redone and turnkey adorable! You are right around the corner from Fifth Avenue South, and just a few short blocks to the

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Naples Intown & Affordable!

Posted on June 02, 2015

New Condo Listing in Naples Florida The Intown Club   Come see why we think this is one of the very best real estate values in Naples Florida!   Adorable 2 bedroom 2 bath 2nd floor condominium with soaring ceilings overlooking the pool in a quiet setting just minutes to downtown Naples. Nicely furnished, this home is ready for you to make it yours! Friendly complex comprised of only 24

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Naples Florida and Hurricanes…

Posted on June 01, 2015

It's Hurricane Season ~ Be Prepared!    June 1st marks the first day of hurricane season. This runs for 6 months, through November 30th. Here are a few facts about hurricanes, as well as a few helpful websites, that I want to share with you.   Did you know that for hundreds of years, hurricanes in the West Indies were named after the particular saint's day on which the

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Naples Florida Condo Sales are HOT HOT HOT!

Posted on May 18, 2015

New Listing In North Naples Check out this spacious first floor end unit with Southern exposure overlooking a well manicured garden area. This bright and cheerful "pet friendly" coach home boasts 3 bedrooms, a 2-car garage, lots of storage and tile throughout the living room and dining areas. The in-house laundry room is over sized and has a laundry tub!   The fully equipped eat-in kitchen has beautiful white raised

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Coastal Contemporary ~ Naples Florida

Posted on May 08, 2015

Direct Gulf Access Welcome home to this exquisite residence, located in one of Naples finest waterfront communities. Beautifully updated, this 3 bedroom home boasts direct gulf access and includes a fabulous dock with an oversized lift, and situated on an oversized lot in Royal Harbor! The total renovation is meticulous in every way and the fine attention to details is beyond reproach! Wait till you experience the enormous lot; with

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Facebook for Business

Posted on April 17, 2015

Personal Facebook Pages vs. Facebook Business Pages Right on the top of my list of pet peeves is people using their personal Facebook page for business purposes. I can see an occasional posting about a long day at the office, or an upcoming open house...a comment about a really awesome customer, or an experience with a wonderful vendor---but I think it is important that users understand the difference. Business pages

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The Artist’s Retreat ~ Naples, Florida

Posted on April 06, 2015

Contemporary Artist's Retreat Welcome home to this classic modern residence, designed and owned by two of Naples most loved artists. Created out of their passion for their art, from the moment you walk through the sculptured iron gate you are inspired! Every nook and corner captures the natural light, and all rooms open to the sparkling salt water pool! Single story and built in 2012 to the highest standards...additional photographs,

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Naples Home On TEN Acres

Posted on March 09, 2015

The Ultimate in Privacy! This winding driveway leads you to the charming two-story Florida-style pool home. Secluded, and located in one of the up and coming areas of Golden Gate Estates, right down the street from Palmetto Elementary School. Beautifully wooded, and ready for your personal touches! The top level has a Master Suite, 2 guest bedrooms, kitchen, dining room and formal living room with fireplace, plus a HUGE deck overlooking the

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Beautiful Naples Florida Estate Residence

Posted on February 26, 2015

Colliers Reserve.....Naturally!   This estate residence has been meticulously maintained and features many custom upgrades. The home boasts 3 spacious bedrooms plus a den with closet, a formal living room and a casual gathering room off the updated gourmet kitchen which features a gas stove and new granite. Colliers Reserve offers both full golf or social memberships! The focal point of the formal dining room is a dramatic mural by renowned artist

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“Home’s Best Friend”

Posted on February 20, 2015

Coldwell Banker to unveil the 'Home's Best Friend' commercial during the Academy Awards show!   For over 109 years, Coldwell Banker has helped people find a home. Our mission now expands to 'man's best friend'... We have teamed up with Adopt-a-Pet, North America's largest non-profit pet adoption website... ~to help dogs find a loving home.   It's no surprise that we believe every loving animal deserves a loving family...and a

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Mortgage Hurdles and How to Overcome Them

Posted on February 18, 2015

4 Annoying Mortgage Hurdles & How to Overcome Them: As recently reported on Credit.com, there are some common stumbling blocks that borrowers encounter, and here are some suggestions for helping you to overcome them: 1. A High Debt Ratio: It doesn't matter how great your credit score is, or how much money you earn; your housing payments plus your credit obligations cannot exceed 45% of your monthly income! If you

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Direct Gulf Access in Naples Florida

Posted on February 09, 2015

Wonderful Waterfront Opportunity Truly one of the best waterfront opportunities in Naples Florida. The home features 3 spacious bedrooms plus a den, and has a formal living room as well as a casual family room which opens up from the beautifully updated kitchen. Custom details throughout include high ceilings, large closets, a fabulous laundry room, luxurious master bath, and pocket sliders leading out to the lanai. The southern exposure homesite is

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Perfect Winter Get-Away!

Posted on January 13, 2015

New Listing in Naples Florida   This is the perfect Naples winter get-away! Conveniently located right across the street from beach access with pristine sand and endless views! Also, short drive to all the wonderful downtown amenities, this immaculate 2 bedroom 2 bath condominium has been meticulously maintained! Features include updated kitchen, walk-in closets with built-ins, charming Florida room with sunset views, and many lovely touches throughout! Beautiful landscaping, steps

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Colliers Reserve, Naturally

Posted on January 09, 2015

Magnificent Estate Home This immaculate residence is located in the pristine North Naples community of Colliers Reserve. The gated neighborhood might be one of the most natural in all of SW Florida. A total of 228 single family homes in this community share the 448 acres, including nearly 200 acres of habitat preserve. The Cocohatchee River meanders through the Audubon signature sanctuary golf course. You'll feel like you're in another world!

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100 Reasons Why I Love Southwest Florida

Posted on December 22, 2014

It might just be because we don't get snow---warm weather leaves some people unable to get into the holiday spirit...But, there are those among us who don't let the climate determine their Holiday Spirit! The decorations in and around the Naples area are second to none! We do fake snow flakes flurrying down on Third Street where Santa arrives in a white Rolls Royce each year at the annual Festival

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Happy Thanksgiving

Posted on November 26, 2014

There is Always Room For YOU at Our Table!   Wishing a very Happy Thanksgiving to everyone who makes our business a success throughout the year. When we count our blessings, you are right at the top of the list. We would not be who we are without our loyal customers, dependable vendors, wonderful friends, and supportive family! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for all that you

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We Will Never Forget

Posted on September 11, 2014

Can it really be 13 years? It seems like yesterday to me...I was having coffee with a friend...my phone rang three times. I looked at it finally and saw it was a call from each of my three sons. I called my middle son back first since he was the first call---all he said was that something horrible had happened---he described it briefly, but told me I should get right

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Mortgage News

Posted on August 21, 2014

New FICO Scoring System In a recent article published by the National Mortgage Professional Magazine, it was announced that the FICO scoring system will be restructured in order to help borrowers qualify for loans more easily. One of the primary differences we will see is that median FICO score for consumers whose only derogatory references are unpaid medical debts will increase by 25 points.  It has been determined that medical collections

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Record Breaking Rainfall In Naples Florida

Posted on August 09, 2014

Flash Flooding Hits Naples Florida Hard! Last Monday Naples Florida received over 7" of rain in one day! The heaviest rain came between 1:00 and 2:00 PM where nearly 4" were recorded at Naples airport. This set an all-time record for rainfall, making it the wettest August day on record in Naples. This caused many major roads to close; stranded cars wrecked havoc as they lined up along the side of roads and in

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New Waterfront Listing in Naples Florida

Posted on July 30, 2014

Contemporary Touches Throughout Royal Harbor ~ Naples Florida The Harris-Peppe Team has been selected to market this wonderful home! Fabulous opportunity to own a beautifully renovated 3 bedroom waterfront home located in one of SW Florida's premier boating communities. Move right in and enjoy the meticulous updating, the oversized and private home site offering lush landscaping, and a great location where you can walk or bike to downtown! This boater's dream includes

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