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So you're wanting to move to Naples?

I don't blame you. It's a wonderful place to live. Low crime rates, white sand beaches, year-round warm weather and plenty of fun things to do. It was also rated by Forbes Magazine as the top city for job growth, and by Gallup-Healthways as the happiest, healthiest city in the US. What's not to love? If you like art, nature, good food and lots of culture, you'll probably feel right at home here in Naples.

One of the questions often asked when searching for a Naples home is "Where is the best place to live in Naples?". Sounds like a simple enough question, but the truth is it depends on a number of factors - such as how much you can, or are willing to, spend.

Real estate in Naples is very communal. There

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House prices are rising in Southwest Florida and, thanks to that, Southwest Florida sellers are seeing a rise in the average price of homes since 2015. A rise that’s so high it’s about twice the national average.

RealtyTrac reported that sellers made an average of just over $20k across the nation in 2015. This is an increase of 11%. RealtyTrac, based in Irvine, California reports that this is the largest percentage seen since 2007.

Sellers in Collier County on the other hand made around $50k on average. This is higher than the national percentage and is an increase of 21% compared to when the house was purchased. There was only a 7% gain, which is about $17k, in 2014.

Lee County Sellers also enjoyed a high return. It was around 23% in Lee County

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With the number of vacant homes being reduced to only 25, Olé, located within Lely Resort, has made the neighborhood almost sell out in the recent sales of the resort with its gorgeous move-in-ready homes. 

Pricing starting in the $250s has been announced by Stock Development for the summer, as stated by Tim Clark, the Sales Vice President at Lely Resort, that features 3 golf courses, two golf clubhouses and the Players Club and Spa. The pricing also includes upgrade credits and options that are worth $30,000.

Featuring two-bedroom homes that include a two-and-one-half bath design, an open kitchen, an attached garage for a single car as well as a large front porch, the Santa Maria is an inventory townhome residency priced at $259,990, including nearly…
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The Torino neighborhood, being among the last parcels of land to be developed in the community, provides the final chance for investors to own a piece of recently constructed villa homes in the Grey Oaks Country Club.

Torino, which is approaching build-out fast, will include, once completed, 54 high-end villas on the brick-lined streets. Halstatt Partnership and CC Homes are the contractors tasked with developing Torino. Halstatt Partnership is based out of Naples and is the company that developed Grey Oaks Country Club. It is owned by Sproul family. CC Homes, on the other hand, is a property investment and development company based out of Coral Gables, Florida.

There are only 17 homeownership opportunities remaining in Torino, and this includes a

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If you're looking for some quality entertainment or just wanting to get out of the house for an evening but not sure what there is to do around Naples this time of year (besides the obvious trip to the beach) then this article is for you. Here is a list of events that are happening here in Naples tonight, August 13th, 2015:

Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center presents South Florida Birds and Gardens

South Florida Birds and Gardens is a selection of photographs by Kirsten Hines drawn from her two recent books, Attracting Birds to South Florida Gardens and Birds of Fairchild. The exhibition aims to inspire environmentally sensitive landscaping of conservation value to South Florida’s birdlife. Adults: $5.00 Kids 6-12: $3.00 Kids 6 and under:

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The Medallion Model Home

Stock has only two homes left for at Player's Cove, a private coach homes neighborhood inside the Lely Resort which was awarded the Community of the Year 2013 by Collier Building Industry Association.

The Vice President of sales at Lely Resort, Tim Clark says that the coach units are upstairs and provide a long view of the lake all around the Classics Championship Golf Course.

Tim Clark said that Player's Cove provides the residents with a prime location which is across from the Player's Club and Spa that has been lately expanded. Clark added that the residents of Player's Cove have at their doorstep, one of the most premium amnesty complexes in all of the Collier County. Tim Clark said that these two coach homes were the last ones left in the

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The real estate industry is now taking a huge leap, considering that London Bay Homes is venturing into new opportunities in the heart of Naples. A couple of months ago, the company put up a new home in downtown Naples, and it boasted of a huge success. Today, they are putting up a similar one in the same area, plus there are also plans to develop similar homes in the near future.

You see, the company has had a solid reputation in dealing with upmarket homes, specifically in the Mediterra and even Quail West. However, now they are even expanding their strategies in Naples, by acquiring more property to fulfill the ever growing demand of homes in the region and in the greater part of it.

As we speak, Old Naples is rich in real estate opportunities.

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Starting today, Florida Based London Based Homes has renewed its portfolio by adding 3 new villas (single family) in Portofino, a very unique and beautiful village that borrows Mediterranean and Spanish architectural motifs.

The company has also announced the name of the new bedrooms, which bear Italian names such as Carina, Benita and Adalia. Each villa is very spacious and offers a powder room, 3 full bathrooms, a formal dining room and of course, a study room all within 2810 square feet and up to 3240 square feet. In fact, these are only 3 of a total of 9 different home designs that people interested in Portofino real estate can currently buy.

Featuring breathtaking plazas and traditional cobblestone streets, the calm and beautiful

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Exterior of a home in Naples, Florida.The Renaissance in South Fort Myers is a private, gated and master planned golf community. It is located near the Daniels Parkway Corridor. It is also known as one of the lowest density communities in that area. There are only 390 home sites in the community and these home sites are surrounded by vast nature preserves and lakes. There are many different neighborhoods inside the community. 

The two story clubhouse in the Renaissance Golf and Country Club is built in Mediterranean style. The club has excellent golf amenities. It features on site PGA professionals, a practice area, a pro shop as well as a 18 hole Arthur Hills Golf course. There are six red clay courts along with a full schedule of play on offer under the tennis program at the club. It

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Naples Florida BeachesWe have a number of exciting events coming in throughout Delnor Wiggins State Park on Vanderbilt Beach in September. These are exciting events that are held in the morning and are free to people of all ages with your park admission.

On Thursday the 4th we will be highlighting gopher tortoises. These are big keystone species that are protective of environments. You will learn about how valuable they are to our environment in this session.

We'll talk about shorebirds on Saturday the 6th. It's all a part of World Shorebird Day. Shorebirds can be found on many beach spots; this session will teach you how to identify different shorebirds. You can bring a bird guide and binoculars with if desired.

Next, on Thursday the 11th we will cover sea turtles.

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