July Home Sales Hit the Sweet Spot

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REALTORS® in Naples sold more existing homes in July (682) than they did in January (603) or February (613), a statistical reality that busts an old myth that home sales stall in the summer. In fact, overall closed sales in the market’s sweet spot (homes priced between $300,000 and $500,000) … Continue reading

Vanderbilt Beach Condos Planned

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Project would include 18-story tower by LAURA LAYDEN A well-known Naples developer is looking to build its first high-rise residential tower near Vanderbilt Beach. The 18-story residential building is planned by an affiliate of Stock Development. It would be built over three stories of parking, giving it added height. The tower … Continue reading

Naples Winter Wine Festival

Naples Winter Wine Festival

Naples Winter Wine Festival grew from table talk to event that has raised $160M for kids SHELBY REYNOLDS | naplesnews.com The Naples Winter Wine Festival started as a conversation among friends over lunch. Seventeen years later, the annual festival has raised more than $160 million, making it the most successful … Continue reading

Naples tops list of happy places to live – Again!

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Naples No. 1 for happiness again For 2nd year in a row, city tops list in nationwide Gallup-Healthways survey LIZ FREEMAN Naples once again is tops when it comes to residents being happy and feeling good about life. An annual Gallup-Healthways survey of 189 cities nationwide about well-being found Naples … Continue reading

Naples: Least Polluted Cities List

Naples on least polluted cities list. Aerial view of an island in Rookery Bay Photo: by RW

Naples, Florida leads the way on realtor.com’s list of America’s Top 10 Clean Cities “The Sunshine State might be best known for its oranges, …but it also leads the country in air quality. With sea winds sweeping over the mostly flat terrain from both its east and west coasts, noxious emissions tend to … Continue reading

Talis Park Naples Carrara Condo Floor Plan

New construction condos in Southwest Florida Carrara at Talis Park will include an enclave of 84 spacious penthouse-style residences overlooking pristine fairways and greens of the community Greg Norman-Pete Dye designed golf course. Golf, tennis, a fitness center, spa, and dining are all within a two-minute walk. Spacious mid-rise living … Continue reading

Seaglass at Bonita Bay Bonita Springs, Florida

Seaglass floor plan Residence 1 and 6 - Ronto Group, Bonita Springs, Florida

Seaglass high-rise condos provide views of Bonita Bay and beyond. The great room floor plan of end-unit Residences 1 and 6 includes 3 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths and a den. Tranquil interior finishes give first place to golf and Gulf of Mexico views.  This comfortable family residence at Seaglass at Bonita Bay offers opportunities … Continue reading

Mediterranean-style Home in Bonita Lakes

Toll Brothers Aragon Mediterranean exterior Bonita Lakes Florida

This two-story Aragon Mediterranean-style home in Bonita Lakes home features arched windows, red tile roof and other Mediterranean-style architectural features. The home has 3,769 square feet with 4 bedrooms and 4 1/2 baths. The open kitchen design with large center island, quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances and Kohler ® fixtures. … Continue reading

Naples on list of Great Places to Retire

Portrait Of Happy Senior Couple Sitting Outside House With For Sale Sign

Naples on list of Great Places to Retire by Kiplinger Magazine By Laura Layden Naples has made another A-list for retirees. The city is one of a dozen Kiplinger named as “Great Places to Retire for Your Good Health.” The list is based on data provided by Trulia, the online … Continue reading

So much summer fun in Naples-Bonita Springs-Marco Island – Beaches

Marriott Marco Island view of sundeck and Gulf of Mexico. photo: www.marriott.com

There are so many things to do for summer fun in Naples-Bonita Springs-Marco Island beaches, and Sanibel/Captiva! You will want to buy a home and stay for the winter fun. Go to the beach! This one is easy. Pack up a picnic, grab your sunscreen and head west. If you … Continue reading