Naples Blog

The Unveiling of a New Year of Blogging!

Posted on January 06, 2012

Greetings Naples Real Estate Blog Fans! We are nearly one week into the new year and I am trying to come up with some fresh ideas to increase activity on our blog! One thing which I am going to try to do this year is keep a "patterned pace" when posting. I've learned several tips from fellow bloggers, and more regular posting seems to be one of the keys to

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22 Shopping Days ’til Christmas!

Posted on December 02, 2011

Have you made your "list" and checked it twice? As any of you who know me well know, I am a list maker...I have lists for everything! The everyday "To do" list The "I never go to the Grocery Store without a" list The Books I want to read list The Birthday and anniversary cards for the month ahead list The Things that need to get done around the house

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Select Vendor of the Week

Posted on August 03, 2011

"If you are really thankful, what do you do? You share." ~W.Clement Stone As many of you already know, Naples is a very service oriented community. From lawn care to pool care...cleaning services, professional shoppers, home watch services...you name it. An exclusive area like Naples simply lends itself to creating entrepreneurial opportunities for those willing to take care of the needs of others, and do a good job! Each week

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The Real Estate Industry is Pro-Consumer

Posted on June 20, 2011

As a follow-up to my most recent post about how the real estate industry is so "pro-consumer", I'd like to share some ideas about the other occupations directly effected by a home sale from start to finish. I have thought about this a lot since Ron Phipp's talk here in Naples last week, and the idea that an average of 147 entities are involved in each and every real estate

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Fabulous New Listing!

Posted on February 18, 2011

Immaculate 2 bedroom plus den, 2 full baths, first floor end unit with an attached garage. Tastefully furnished, this lovely coach home is being offered "turn-key" and offers a lovely, tropical view. There are nearly 1800 spacious square feet 'under air', and 2258 total square feet. Click here to see a virtual tour! The amenities of this amazing Tom Fazio designed golf course community includes tennis, a world class marina

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Residential SOLD Listings By Month

Posted on February 15, 2011

Here is a graph displaying the average number of closed sales per month for the past 4 years [February 1st, 2007 through January 31st, 2011] in Naples, per our local *Sunshine Multiple Listing System. Since this graph indicates closed sales it is interesting to note the peaks which occur each year shortly after our winter season. The number of listings that sold peaked at over 400 closed sales per month

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Is it February already?

Posted on February 01, 2011

Chip & I have been working non-stop since the first week of January. This is the time of year when we make hay because the sun is shining---and it's not shining in other parts of the country, which is pretty obvious by the number of leads we are fielding each day from the snowy north. Inquiries are up across the board. The flurries fall and the phone starts to ring!

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“Mansion In The Sky”

Posted on January 19, 2011

Now being offered at $2,195,000! We just had a huge price adjustment at this exquisite Le Ciel Park Tower residence. One of the most prestigious addresses along Naples eminent Park Shore beach. The views from this 14th floor "mansion in the sky" are breathtaking! The 3,145 sq ft condo features 3 spacious bedrooms, 3 baths, an updated granite kitchen, gorgeous brand new hardwood floors, expansive screened terrace with built in

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New Listing

Posted on October 19, 2010

The Old World Charm of Calabria has come to Naples Florida! There's a beautiful new listing in Naples Florida that we are so excited to tell you about! Over 5,000 square feet makes this Mediterranean masterpiece one of the best values for its size, age and location in the always popular downtown Naples locale. Three spacious bedrooms, each with its own balcony, plus a den, 5 full baths, a private

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Beyond Slogans

Posted on October 05, 2010

CatchySimpleShortSweetWittyDirect and, most of all... Memorable! Here are a few of my personal favorites... "Connecting People" ~Nokia "Because You're Worth It." ~L'Oreal "The Ultimate Driving Machine." ~BMW "Expect the Best" ~Coldwell Banker "Where Do You Want To Go Today?" ~Microsoft If I had not listed the company name you probably would have guessed most of them correctly, right? But, if any of these companies had the slogan without the substance to back it

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