Naples Florida Real Estate

Handshakes vs. Hugs

Posted on September 02, 2020

Who else misses a handshake? We are all talking about how much we miss hugging; but I miss handshakes. Years ago, I attended a class, the instructor was *Steve Oniki, and he shared his view on the importance of a handshake in doing business. My dad taught me, as a young girl, to give a good handshake. “Firm, but don’t break their hand, look them in the eyes, and let

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Executive Order Reopening Florida

Posted on May 01, 2020

Executive Order 20-112 Phase I of Reopening Florida Guidance: Effective May 4th, 2010 at 12:01 am. All persons in Florida shall continue to limit their personal interactions outside of the home, avoid congregating in large groups, limit all non-essential travel and use all "universal precautions" as recommended by the CDC. Senior citizens and individuals with a significant underlying medical condition are strongly encouraged to #STAYHOME and take all measures to

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Look For the Silver Lining

Posted on March 21, 2020

It seems somewhat trivial to be blogging about real estate while the whole world is so focused on the coronavirus…I am an eternal optimist, so it is my nature to look for the blessing in every challenge. I’m a ‘silver lining’ kinda’ gal. I am grateful for this time at home to get connected with the things I love to do such as gardening, reading, making art, and writing…Yesterday my

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Naples Florida Best Value

Posted on April 24, 2018

This immaculate villa is the best value in The Isles of Collier Preserve! Over $65,000 in upgrades including IMPACT GLASS, spacious extended lanai with portrait screening, tile on diagonal, white shaker kitchen cabinets with soft close and pull-out drawers throughout, oversized island, quartz counters, huge pantry, additional oak closet shelving, Hunter Douglas window treatment, and so much more! The southern exposure home overlooks a waterway and preserve giving you the

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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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Closed Sales Up…AGAIN!

Posted on October 21, 2013

Closed Home Sales Up 22% in Third Quarter for 2013 There are three key real estate market indicators that help determine how a community is performing when compared to the same time period of previous years. Those are: 1.) The number of closed sales, 2.) the amount of inventory, and 3.) the median home sale prices. ~According the The Naples Area Board of Realtors, in a report published October 17th,

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The 2013 Economic Summit

Posted on May 03, 2013

I will be the first to admit that blogging has taken a back seat this season to customer service, as it should. WE HAVE BEEN BUSY!!!! As always, it is my intention to get the word out there about what is happening the in local real estate market...to talk about select vendors that we've had success with...to share rental opprtunities, news of new restaurants and fun places in town to recreate & relax...I've

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What’s Going On In The Naples Real Estate Market?

Posted on February 08, 2013

Everyday people ask, "What's going on in the Naples Real Estate market"? This isn't a 'one size fits all' question. As always, each market segment, both geographically as well as price-point has its own set of rules and trends. Earlier today I was showing condos along the beach. When they didn't like anything I had selected for them, they let me know they'd be patient and would wait for a short

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“I’m Late, I’m Late, For a Very Important Date!”

Posted on February 04, 2013

To quote a character from one of my all time favorite stories, "I'm late, I'm late, for a very important date!" This is exactly what Chip and I have been saying, all too often lately, to Customers, Friends, Family, Inspectors, Photographers...You name it, they've waited for us. I am never late, so for me, this is quite a new experience...Chip on the other hand, notoriously triple books, but somehow manages to keep everyone happy and everything

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Naples Florida Real Estate Increased 17%

Posted on January 22, 2013

The Naples Area Board of Realtors 2012 Annual Report The Naples Area Board of Realtors 2012 Annual Report was recently released with some good information about sales within the greater Naples area. This report tracks and provides comparisons of both single family homes and condos sales in 2011 and 2012, and breaks them down into price ranges and location segments. Here are some of the *statistics which I found to be particularly noteworthy:

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