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Pelican Bay….Naturally!

Posted on April 30, 2016

Naples Florida New Listing! Welcome home to this fabulous coach home in Pelican Bay   The Harris-Peppe Team presents our newest listing in Naples Florida!   Impeccably maintained and extremely private first floor end unit, this beautiful residence includes 3 very spacious bedrooms and 2 luxurious baths.  Its many features include a 2-car garage and an over sized great room which open to the 26' lanai with built-in grill. The welcoming courtyard

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4 Bedroom Pool Home!

Posted on April 20, 2016

This Week's Featured Home in Naples Florida!  Wonderful opportunity to buy a 4 bedroom home located in one of the most established and well-kept neighborhoods in Naples. Very close to downtown and convenient to everything; shopping, restaurants, golf and the beach! Situated on a quiet street in Lakewood Country Club.    The peaceful backyard is private and lush with tropical plants, and the pool deck is spacious and ready for year-round enjoyment.

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Naples Waterfront Best Buy!

Posted on March 18, 2016

Naples Florida Direct Gulf Access Front Row Seats to the Best Show in Town!  Night View of Naples Bay Beautifully updated, this contemporary villa boasts 2 spacious BRs plus a den, 2 full baths, a deeded boat dock and a private garage!  The wide open floor plan takes full advantage of the natural light and offers views on three sides...you'll feel like you are living in a tree house!

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Naples Real Estate Activity

Posted on March 01, 2016

The 2016 Season Indicating Stability in the Market According to our data, combined with information released in a recent article from The Naples Area Board of Realtors, we are seeing a stabilization in the local real estate market. Several factors are used to determine a "balanced" market; a market with equal "fairness" to both buyers and sellers. Typical of a balanced market is an equal number of homes and condos for sale in

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New Listing in Naples Florida

Posted on February 23, 2016

Walk to The Beach Plus a Separate Guest House!   Come see why we believe this lushly landscaped retreat is one of the finest residences in the charming beachside community of Coquina Sands. Perfectly situated on .6 acres, this captivating home features an expansive 40' pool, over-sized patio and entertaining area, beautiful gardens as well as a private 1 bedroom guesthouse. The home boasts 3 spacious bedrooms, a gourmet cook's dream kitchen,

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This is Why I sell Real Estate…

Posted on February 19, 2016

It's About The People Who Touch Your Heart   The story of The Green Robe [quoted below] was written several years ago...I am re-posting it today because I just listed Joy's home...I sold Joy and her husband their home in 1992. Joy passed away suddenly over a year ago and I've stayed in touch with her husband, as I always kept in touch with her...When I got to their home

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FIRPTA Changes Effective Today

Posted on February 16, 2016

Important Update on New FIRPTA Changes! On December 18, 2015, President Obama signed into law the 'Protecting Americans From Tax Hikes Act of 2015'. This act includes significant changes to several tax laws, in particular important modifications to the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act of 1980, better known as FIRPTA. These changes become effective, today, February 16th, 2016. Since approximately 25% of the real estate purchase in Florida

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Coldwell Banker CARES Foundation

Posted on February 12, 2016

Together We Can Make A Difference!      Many years ago, Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, the leading real estate company in Florida, established The Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate CARES Foundation to provide charitable contributions and fund raising initiatives to a wide array of non-profit organizations in the communities and neighborhoods we serve. The mission of CARES is to give back to our local communities by providing charitable contributions and volunteer support.

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Naples Florida Direct Gulf Access!

Posted on February 09, 2016

New Listing in Aqualane Shores   This home overflows with charm and character. From the moment you step inside you are captivated by its originality~ ~This is "Old Florida!   The landscaping is tropical all the way around with mature growth and magnificent flowering trees and orchids, creating a very private retreat. The spacious patio measures 55' with the focal point a spa and rock waterfall. ~From the channel you are a

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Sailboats Welcome!

Posted on January 27, 2016

Literally Steps To The Beach   One of the very best locations in all of Naples awaits you! This spacious condominium offers you breathtaking views of Moorings Bay...steps to the pristine white sand beach right across the street...and a short stroll to the wonderful shops and fabulous restaurants at The Venetian Village! It doesn't get any better than this!   From the moment you step inside this 4th floor residence, the

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Windstar Country Club on Naples Bay

Posted on January 26, 2016

Get Ready To Be Wowed! This tastefully remodeled villa lives like a single family home and features more quality updating than we can name! Completely remodeled including new flooring, dramatic lighting, gourmet kitchen and luxurious bath finishes! The 1st floor of this 4 bedroom home has a great room design with soaring 17' ceilings, along with a master suite overlooking the serene backyard boasting a very private pool, lanai and lush gardens.

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Old Naples Charmer

Posted on January 12, 2016

New Listing in Old Naples   Classic Old Naples Residence   Beautifully updated Old Naples pool home featuring all high-end renovations. Interior appointments include a granite kitchen with stainless appliances, Bahama shutters, over-sized Master bath and closet, and a bright and cheerful Florida Room overlooking the pool and spa. A short walk to the beach, a large lot, and a perfectly situated homesite which takes full advantage of the pristine

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New Listing ~ Windstar on Naples Bay

Posted on November 30, 2015

The True Florida Lifestyle Welcome Home to Compass Point South     Stunning views from this tropically furnished condominium in one of Naples most coveted country club addresses! Minutes to downtown, this gated community has wonderful amenities including an 18 hole championship golf course, fine dining over looking Naples Bay, a world class marina, tennis, fitness center and a boat shuttle to a private island beach! The immaculate 2 BR

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Happy Thanksgiving

Posted on November 25, 2015

"If the only prayer we ever said was 'Thank You', it would be enough..."       It's that special time of year again when we are reminded of the power of thankfulness.   We consider it an honor and privilege to have worked with all the buyers and sellers we have connected with this year. Thank you also to all the wonderful vendors: loan officers, title companies, inspectors, attorneys

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The Harris-Peppe Team Recognized in Top 1%

Posted on November 04, 2015

The Harris-Peppe Team was recently recognized among the Top 1% of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate Associates     See if you can find Chip & Michele     The Harris-Peppe Team has been recognized among the top 1% of sales associates affiliated with Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate in the SE Region for 2014. The team attended a gala event in Palm Beach last month to honor the top

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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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