Naples Real Estate Blog

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 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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Why I love Southwest Florida ~ Top 100 Reasons

Posted on June 24, 2014

...The Countdown Continues! Earlier this month I decided to do a "Top 100 Reasons Why I Love SW Florida" blog feature---honestly, I think when I get to 100, I'll be able to do another 100! There are so many reasons to be grateful we live, work and play in this wonderful town we call 'Paradise', Naples Florida. What I am here to tell you about is what puts the REAL in

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The Naples Condo market Under $1 Million

Posted on July 12, 2013

Great Values "Under $1 Million"  in the Naples Florida Condo Market Presently there are just over 2,000 Active condo listings in Naples priced below $1 million dollars. That may seem like a decent inventory, but when you take into consideration that there have been over 4,600 closed sales of listings priced below 1 million in the past 12 months you come up with an entirely different conclusion. *That equates to

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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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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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Naples Real Estate Update

Posted on August 20, 2012

Strong Summer Sales in Naples Florida Recently released statistics show strong summer sales abound in Naples Florida.  As reported in the Naples Area Board of Realtors Market Report, all three categories documented: Pendings, Closed Sales, and Median Sales Price showed increases for the 12 month period ending July 2012. Comparing July 2012 to July 2011 it is clear to see positive signs in every price point. Those sales posted in all pricing categories over $500,000 range

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Facebook and Linkedin and Twitter, oh my!

Posted on August 15, 2012

...Lions and Tigers and Bears, oh my! Yes, like the old quote from one of my favorite movies goes...there's a lot of scary things out there on the road to Oz! The road to Oz being the successful path to social media... Everyday it seems I am being introduced to a new method of social networking--Yesterday I discovered Mailchimp [don't ask]...I subscribe to Hubspot, Activerain, The Real Estate Tomato,  Market

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