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2018 Naples Florida Market Report

Feb 14, 2018
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new homes in Naples FL

As the stock market continues to rise, portfolio values are rising respectively which continues to encourage folks to migrate south for better weather, lower taxes and a higher quality of life. Naples is a community where happiness meets healthiness. In fact, Collier County continues to be known for the longest life expectancy in the country. Naples residents...

Hurricane Irma - Risks and Rewards of Coastal Living

Oct 5, 2017
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Island Fish

As a South Florida resident of more than 45 years, Hurricane Irma delivered another harsh realization of the risks of living by the sea. A year ago, we moved full time to the island of Marathon in the Florida Keys. We chose Marathon because it is away from the Key Largo and Islamorada weekend vacationers. Key West was not an option, even though we do love it, because it is a party town famous for festivals, romantic weddings and is a popular stop for cruise ships. We preferred...

Market Report - Palm Coast Florida

Jun 12, 2017
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Palm Coast beach communities

This spring, we had the pleasure of touring a number of communities during the 2017 Flagler Parade of Homes. We were curious to see what’s new in Palm Coast. The area experienced impressive growth! Comparing 2015 to 2016, there were 45% more new businesses which the region needed which includes restaurants, shopping, health care, and home improvement retailers. The 2017 Parade of Homes showcased ...

Market Report - Naples Florida

Mar 17, 2015
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Naples Luxury Home Builders

Could the Naples real estate market be showing the first signs of an overinflated bubble? To us, housing prices on the west coast of Florida are on steroids with no end in sight. At the top of the bubble in 2006, the average Naples home prices hovered around $898k. According to Zillow, prices are currently hovering around $716k. The low in 2012...

Market Report - Fort Myers, Bonita Springs and North Naples

Feb 16, 2015
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New Homes In Naples FL

We couldn’t have had more beautiful weather last week during the Lee County Tour of Homes along the Gulf of Mexico. Bright blue sunny skies and temperatures just under 70 degrees are what Florida’s known for this time of the year. We visited 12 master planned communities and toured 28 new homes in Naples FL during the parade. Trends we’re seeing include...

Sizing Up New Miami Condos - In Downtown and Nearby

Sep 8, 2014
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New Miami Condos

Miami is back and in a big way! With developer confidence high, rumor has it there are 100 new condo projects on the drawing board or under construction. Who could argue, folks love owning new homes and from a bird’s eye view, Miami offers some of the world’s best million dollar views. Views of Biscayne Bay with...

Top 10 Reasons to Retire in Naples Florida

Apr 16, 2014
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Retire In Naples Florida

One of the most breathtaking locations on the west coast, Naples has some of the Gulf of Mexico’s best beaches in Florida. This once sleepy beach town known for its large retirement population has transformed immensely over the years turning it into the perfect spot for those retirees still seeking adventure. From exquisite...

Market Report - Palm Coast and Flagler Beach

Mar 11, 2014
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Palm Coast Neighborhoods Beach

The quieter side of Florida wasn’t so quiet last weekend as buyers searching for Palm Coast homes had the opportunity to easily tour gated neighborhoods during the 20th Annual Flagler County Parade of Homes. We were there too on a picture perfect day, a day of cloudless baby blue skies. Palm Coast is seaside town without a real identity and...

Market Report Palm Coast and Flagler Beach

Jan 8, 2012
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Market Report Palm Coast Flagler Beach

Quick notes from our January research trip after visiting four popular Palm Coast real estate developments: Hammock Dunes Club - Last month, the Flagler County Commission set Hammock Dunes Club free from the original high density development plan assumed by Bobby Ginn. Originally slated for 6,600 homes, the reduced home count will...

Baby Boomers Ready to Pick Florida as Best State to Retire

Nov 20, 2011
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Best State To Retire Florida

Trulia confirmed the interest level is coming back to one of the best states to retire, the state of Florida. Could it be because of the pricing corrections now factored into the market making Florida properties an excellent value? Or is it because of Florida's tropical weather, low cost of living and...

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