Equity Realty's Naples Real Estate Blog

 

Finally, it is the weekend. It is time to let down your hair and have fun. Discover new things to do and have a great time this weekend with your friends and loved ones.

5. Spoil Your Buddies And Yourself at Sur La Table

You really want to have an unforgettable weekend, right? It is time to hit Sur La Table. Invite a few of your best pals and head for this most enchanting destination in the Mercato, 9105 Strada Place, Naples and order for some of the most exotic cuisines. Opening 6:30, the fun lasts until 8:30pm. Check out the really small meals and learn the magic you can do with an array of ingredients. You can even check out the salsa, glaze, and pesto! You need to be 18 and older to enjoy this specialty. Have an enjoyable meal starting at

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Do you have a plot this summer? If so, you will need to revise your schedule; and if not, Delnor Wiggins Park is more than willing to offer you a rare experience of nature and its surroundings. Boasting one of the pristine and blond stretches of beach known to mankind, Delnor is a paradise that offers its clients vast and peaceful scenery of the popular Gulf of Mexico, and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of countless shorebirds not forgetting the diverse wildlife that gather around the park each year.

The Ranger Programs at Delnor Wiggins Pass State Park in collaboration with Florida Gulf Coast University – FGCU Environmental Studies is now offering summer programs every Tuesday beginning June 10th at 9:30 am thanks to Christopher Tesmer, a gifted FGCU

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The Astoria I estate model is produced by Stock signature. The construction is taking place at 665 Regata road within the neighborhood of Naples Moorings. Inside the model is a showcased interior by one of the designers from Beasley and Henley interior design; Troy Beasley, which gives it a refined and sophisticated finish. It harmoniously blends with the style used for its exterior architecture, mainly because it is clean lined. Thus, this work of RG Designs has the elegant feeling of island life.

Throughout the floor plan of Astoria I, which measures 4,100 square feet there is a sense of luxury in a casual way that will leave you captivated. It is made of a completed foyer and a reception room with a lounge that gives a see through view. There is

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According to a research group, prices of area homes are about to jump by over 10% in the next year. Area topping the prices of single family homes in Florida is Naples-Macro Island, and what more, there is still a scope of further increment in prices in the area.

If we go by The Cary, N.C based firm's forecast, then the prices in Cape Coral-Fort Myers are also likely to fly off the handle. Ingo Winzer, the president of the firm is optimistic about Southwest Florida as well, mainly due to an upbeat in jobs, particularly in retail and tourism sector. These markets are attracting a lot of investors. On Wednesday, he was quoted saying, "Combine speculative interest with good fundamental economic demand and you have a lot of people who want to buy

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Southwest Florida has witnessed a steady increase in home prices in the post-recession period. However, despite all this progress a report released in April shows that the prices are far away from the peak prices witnessed when the housing industry was experiencing a boom.

RealtyTrac, a research firm based in Irvine Calif says that the home prices in the area (Southwest Florida) were below their peaks by a higher margin than anywhere else in the whole nation. The good news is that they are recovering well like in other parts of Florida.

The Vice President of RealtyTrac, Daren Blomquist says that most areas in Florida have not recovered to the peak prices seen when the housing industry was booming. The median prices for homes in Collier were down by

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Home prices are currently increasing at a double digit-rate in Naples, even though both the pending and closing sales have slowed. However, expensive houses along the beach are still being sold at an increasing rate. When compared to last year's April sales number, realtors concluded that the volume of the estates were decreasing due to rapid sales. This was released on Friday, which showed that an average sales rate increased by over 42 percent causing a home to be sold within 93 days, causing supplies to fall nearly 12 percent to a little over 4 thousand units.

Due to the scarcity of the supplied, it increased the median prices to 12 percent, pushing closing sales to $269,000. Mike Hughes, a real estate broker, commented that all the price points

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You now have the opportunity to view Sonoma’s move-in ready coach homes as announced by Fiddler’s Creek. Sonoma is a master-planned community village made up of 44 residences built in classic Mediterranean style.

A project by Lennar Homes, Sonoma has 11 two story buildings. Each building is composed of four 3-bedroomed individual residential houses. Each of the houses comes with a living room and a patio overlooking the lake in most houses. There are two floor plans available for the living room. You can either choose the 1741 square feet plan or the 2,110 one. Both plans are air-conditioned.

The Florence, a fully furnished coach on the ground floor covers 1741 square feet for the living room and a total of 2,338 square feet. The coach comes fully

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It was recently reported that Stock Signature Homes is building a brand new Neapolitan deluxe home in Florida. The residence location is at 1213 Gordon River Trail in Grey Oaks. Stock Signature Homes, as part of a subsidiary of Stock Development, has provided more than a decade of experience in building luxury residences in the Southwestern Florida region. It has offered exceptional style and unique design choices for thousands of homeowners, earning its place in the top 100 US builders in a recent magazine polling. 

This particular two-floor estate home takes up more than 7700 feet of living space and is currently on the market for just under seven million dollars. Stock development has used state-of-the-art design from Stofft Cooney Architects to

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Quail West sales in April amounting to $8,399,750 has driven up North Naples’ year-to-date sales, closing it at $58.2 million including pending sales.

Stock Development, a company that is an established Preferred Builder in Treviso Bay and Fiddler’s Creek, made the announcement and particularly cited that the said sales is composed of five houses, house and lots, as well as custom new-build sales contracts. More specifically, contracts are being processed for the McGarvey Custom Homes’ Bardot estate model residence, Stock Signature Home residences, Stock Windsor floor plan, as well as Quail West’s Idylwood community.

This is an affirmative sign of Stock and Quail West’s efforts on real estate sales since it follows through its strong 112 home

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If you are thinking of buying your own home anytime soon, then you had better get a pile of cash ready. It should be a huge pile. In the first quarter of 2014, all-cash deals of home sales skyrocketed to an all-high of 43%, according to information provided by RealtyTrac. You will really appreciate this growth when you realize that it was 19% all-cash sales back in 2013, and that was the highest since RealtyTrac started its recording of deals in the beginning of 2011.

Analysts have attributed this to two primary factors. One is the stricter lending standards that have been put in place. These lending barriers make it difficult to secure a mortgage and fierce competition among buyers. Another factor that favors the buyer carrying a bag of cash is the

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