Naples, Bonita Springs & Estero Real Estate Industry News & Updates

New Home For Family Courtesy Of Habitat For Humanity

July 24th, 2014 by

Just a few weeks ago, a family in need of secure, permanent shelter was gifted with a single-family home of their own in Lee County. The beautiful house came courtesy of Habitat for Humanity, a charitable organization that builds homes for the needy across the country. The new residents were thrilled to have a place to call their own without leaving the beauty, warmth and community spirit that is so clearly alive and well in Southwest Florida.[...] Read More

New Career Center Opens For Lee County Public Schools

July 23rd, 2014 by

Education has always been a priority for those living in Lee County, and that was made abundantly clear last week when volunteers from the community came together for the opening of the College and Career Center at the Foundation for Lee County Public Schools. This event showcased the desire in the region to educate children, stay active in the community and volunteer whenever possible to create a safer, more prosperous destination for all residents.[...] Read More

The Expansion Of Lee County’s Culinary Landscape

July 22nd, 2014 by

For many of the people who make their home in Lee County, cuisine is one of the biggest reasons to enjoy living in this part of Florida. The German Deli Spot is one of the hottest eateries in town. Nestled in the heart of Lee County, just above Bonita Springs and North Naples, this German eatery in Estero offers classic European fair, homemade comfort food and plenty of international flavor that keep local guests as well as visitors coming in as often as possible.[...] Read More

Family Time In Southwest Florida

July 16th, 2014 by

Moving to an area like Southwest Florida is a great idea if you’re raising a family. The local crime rate is low, the area is recovering well from the global recession, and employment rates are rising. The schools and colleges around the Lee and Collier county region are well respected and performing well. Put all that in the context of thriving modern cities with a rich cultural life, great shopping and dining, all on the scenic, sunny Gulf Coastline.[...] Read More

Southwest Florida’s Best ‘Secret’ Beach

July 15th, 2014 by

There’s no denying that there is always something to keep you busy in Naples, Southwest Florida. If, like thousands of others, your dream is to relocate here or purchase a vacation home, or you’re looking for a perfect retirement destination, you’ll find that the communities are well equipped to occupy you. With a beautiful coastline, thriving city life and superb golf courses all vying for your attention, Naples will not let you be bored. But if you’re looking to enjoy some solitude, one local place may appeal to you.[...] Read More

Rare Orchid Blooms In Naples

July 8th, 2014 by

There are many wonderful sights to enjoy in Southwest Florida but for an extra special treat head on over to the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary in Naples to get a glimpse of the rare Super Ghost Orchid. This delicately beautiful orchid is so rare that it is now an endangered species in Florida, so it’s well worth taking the time to go and see it. This weekend the Super Ghost Orchid has displayed an incredible eleven flowers.[...] Read More

Naples Dining Heaven

June 25th, 2014 by

Living in Southwest Florida is all about living the good life – and one of the best things about being in the Naples area is exploring the vast array of top notch restaurants. You’ll find every sort of dish from all over globe in the restaurants here, many of which excel in seafood. Well, with the Ocean so close, why not use nature’s fresh bounty in your recipes? With such a choice of places to eat all over Naples, it can be difficult to know where to start. Gulfshore Life magazine recently drew up a shortlist of the most exciting new places to eat in Collier County, so leave your own kitchen behind now and again, and treat yourself to a series of gastronomical delights from these great restaurants.[...] Read More

Lifelong Learning In Southwest Florida

June 17th, 2014 by

Riverstone, the exciting new development in Naples, is an ideal community in which to bring your family, with its spacious new homes, vast outdoor spaces, sports and leisure facilities. But it’s not just location that needs to be taken into account when looking for a new home; practical matters such as schools and colleges also have to be considered. There are a number of both private and public schools in the Naples area, all of which have good reputations for learning and behavior.[...] Read More

2014 – The Year To Buy In Southwest Florida

June 13th, 2014 by

The future is looking rosy for the property market in Naples Florida, according to a gathering of real estate professionals at a recent conference. The Naples Area Board of Realtors (NABOR) met recently for their annual economic summit at the Waldorf Astoria in Naples to discuss the state of play in the Collier County property sector. And the overall conclusion was reached that things are looking good. Chief economist of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), Dr Lawrence Yun PhD, told the conference that he believed Florida was headed for a “return to the old future.”[...] Read More

Southwest Florida Features In Top Ten Beach List

June 10th, 2014 by

What’s the best reason to invest in Southwest Florida property?  There are plenty of plus points – the Naples area has some of the best selections of residences in the country, and some of the most prestigious golfing communities in the world.  Add in the rich cultural life, sophisticated dining and world class shopping, plus low crime rates and high temperatures, and you can’t go far wrong. Now there’s another reason to head Southwest – two Florida beaches have been named in the prestigious Dr Beach’s top ten beach list:  Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park near Naples, which came in at number ten, and Barefoot Beach, Bonita Springs, which was placed just below the top spot at number two.[...] Read More

Take It Easy At Pelican Landing

May 30th, 2014 by

When you are looking for Southwest Florida homes and choosing the right area to settle, community spirit is a big factor to consider. And once you’ve visited Bonita Springs you’ll recognize what a friendly, tight knit community this place is. One of the factors that make a place feel like home is the events and festivals that take place throughout the year to celebrate special occasions. Here in Bonita Springs the Fourth of July is a time when the community comes together to celebrate this special date.[...] Read More

Wonderful Wildlife At Shadow Wood

May 15th, 2014 by

If you love wildlife and the great outdoors, choosing to live in Bonita Springs, Southwest Florida will suit you down to the ground.  Not only are there a wide range of exclusive communities settled among the lush environment, where residents can live hand in hand with modern conveniences and natural beauty, but there are also plenty of gorgeous destinations close by where the whole family can enjoy the unique characteristics of the local environment. If you’re living in Bonita Springs, you’ll be close to The Conservancy of Southwest Florida, a 55,000-acre site of mangrove swamps, lakes and wetlands. [...] Read More

Southwest Florida – Shopper’s Paradise

April 29th, 2014 by

Fantastic weather, luxurious properties, friendly communities, stunning landscapes – Southwest Florida has it all. Another fantastic benefit of living here is the access to some of the most exclusive world-class shops. In Naples, you’ll find an endless array of stores that could rival those of New York, London, Paris, or any other international city. The sunny weather and sea breezes will make a day shopping in Naples an experience not to be missed. The best place to start is Fifth Avenue South, located in Old Naples. A walk here is a delight for the senses, with glimpses of the sparkling Gulf of Mexico and shade provided by the banyan and poinciana trees.[...] Read More

The Pick Of The Southwest Florida Communities

April 18th, 2014 by

Look on the Internet and you’ll find plenty of information about Southwest Florida’s gated communities.  However, the ideal option is to come and have a look at just how much these communities offer for a complete lifestyle choice. You may be pleasantly surprised at how affordable some homes are, or if you’re looking for the very last word in luxury living you will find the kind of property that you may have thought only existed in your dreams! Have an online look at these communities, which are rated highly as great places to live, then make a springtime resolution to come and see for yourself what this beautiful part of the United States can offer you. West Bay Club, Estero[...] Read More

Life’s A Beach In Southwest Florida

April 17th, 2014 by

There are many reasons to relocate to Southwest Florida, the gorgeous real estate; the shopping, the climate… but the number one reason attracting many individuals is the fantastic beaches. The gorgeous beaches around Naples, Bonita Springs and Marco Island boast an interesting variety of landscapes and amenities. For those that love the natural surroundings of Florida, there are numerous beaches of natural unspoiled beauty. Clam Pass Beach Park is a natural paradise, with 35-acres of mangrove forest and coastal habitat.[...] Read More