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Mediterra Rated Top 10 Best Retirement Communities Worldwide

Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 10:52am. 2,046 Views, 0 Comments.

Mediterra NaplesOne of Naples' own communities has received not only national but worldwide recognition and accolades recently! Mediterra was just ranked the #1 best retirement community in Florida, #4 best retirement community in the United States, and #10 best retirement community in the world! This prestigious honor was awarded by Best Retirement Destinations. Communities were ranked based on five categories -- residential options, visual appeal, recreational activities, social networking, and safety/security. Mediterra was rated 86% based on the specifications and parameters. Mediterra is one of Naples' most luxurious and exclusive communities offering unparalleled resort style amenities. The newest rankings just go to show what residents have felt for a long time!…

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Mediterra Sales Report YTD (9/4/2014) -- All of Mediterra's latest news, facts, and statistics

Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 11:23am. 1,459 Views, 0 Comments.

Sales Report YTD (9/4/2014)

We hope everyone had a great Labor Day weekend and with the official start of fall and us inching closer and closer to season here in Southwest Florida would be a great time to provide you with the latest real estate statistics for the luxurious community, Mediterra, located in North Naples, Florida.

Mediterra LogoMediterra is a gated, luxury country club community with 950 homes nestled upon 1,697 bountiful acres. Over 1,000 acres have been left untouched in its pristine natural state as nature preserves with scenic vistas and views. Mediterra is comprised of 31 subdivisions consisting of coach homes, villas, and single family estates with stunning Mediterranean architecture. Mediterra amenities include but are not limited to a 32,000

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Naples Real Estate Prices Projected to Rise 37%

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 at 11:31pm. 1,717 Views, 2 Comments.

Naples and Marco Island's Real Estate Market's Home Prices on the Rise!

Even though the recent temperatures may be cold (Brrrrrr), the Naples real estate market is HOT HOT HOT! As we are in full swing of season, the Naples real estate market is definitely heating up. Inventory is dwindling and not staying on the market for very long. With supply decreasing and demand at an all time high, prices for Naples real estate are being driven higher and higher. In fact, according to the Local Market Monitor, home prices in the Naples market are expected to rise 37 percent over the next three years! Naples' real estate market's 37% growth is projected to rise higher than any other market in the state of Florida! The time is now to get in on the ground floor

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The Naples Weekend Guide -- Fine Art and Crafts Show & Stone Crab Festival

Friday, October 25th, 2013 at 8:36pm. 2,205 Views, 0 Comments.

If you are looking for new and exciting activities to partake in this weekend, the blog at has you covered. We are your go to source for all things Naples and Southwest Florida! As always, Naples always has different events going on and this weekend is no different. This weekend, Naples is home to two great festivals which we highly recommend you go and enjoy!

Naples Fine Art and CraftsThe first festival is the Naples Fine Art and Crafts Show, which is fun for the whole family! Located in Cambier Park, just one block away from Fifth Avenue, the Naples Fine Art and Crafts Show is held the second Saturday of every month. Different local artists have booths showcasing their beautiful artisans and crafts. Examples of the types of art found at the Naples Fine Art and

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Naples Neighborhood Spotlight: Barefoot Beach

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 at 1:42pm. 1,396 Views, 0 Comments.

Naples Neighborhood Spotlight: Barefoot Beach

Looking for a luxury home in Naples is akin to looking for sand at the beach – they’re everywhere. Part of the sophistication of luxury home living in Naples, however, is that these homes are tucked away in unique communities. While most of them are gated, other offerings vary. If you’re looking for a beachfront luxury home in a central location, consider Barefoot Beach. Privacy is the operative word for residents of this amazing community.

Barefoot Beach, 14 miles north of Naples, is located on Little Hickory, a barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico. On a good day (light traffic makes a day so good!) you can get there in 15 to 20 minutes. Heavy traffic slows down the trip to about a half hour.


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A Summary to Naples Luxury Golfing Communities!

Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 at 10:46am. 3,680 Views, 3 Comments.

Naples Luxury Golfing Communities

Naples Golf Homes for sale

Fun fact of the day -- did you know that Florida has more golf courses than any other state in the United States? In fact, Naples has more golf courses than any other city in Florida! Known as the golf capital of the world with its year round sunshine, Naples is home to several luxurious resort style golfing communities highlighting award winning championship golf courses designed by none other than Arthur Hills, Greg Norman, and Tom Fazio. Naples golf communities have residential options such as low and high rise condominiums, townhomes, villas, and custom single family estate homes. Naples golfing communities have a wide range of price points, offering residential options for every budget. In addition to

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Moraya Bay Naples Allows Pets!

Thursday, March 28th, 2013 at 12:08pm. 2,103 Views, 3 Comments.

Moraya Bay Naples

Did you hear the great news? One of southwest Florida’s most exclusive and luxurious buildings has rolled out the red carpet for four legged friends! Located along 400 feet of white sand beaches in Vanderbilt Beach, Moraya Bay is a stunning architectural masterpiece. Moraya Bay is home to 72 luxurious condos with floor to ceiling windows and wrap around terraces providing 360 degree views of the world renowned turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Previously, Moraya Bay had a strict no pet policy. I am glad to let potential buyers know that the ban has been lifted. Moraya Bay’s HOA now welcomes owners with multiple pets and with no weight limit.

Moraya Bay Naples

If you’ve never viewed the units at Moraya Bay, you’re in for a treat: beach

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Naples, Fl Neighborhood Spotlight: Wyndemere

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013 at 1:21pm. 1,142 Views, 0 Comments.

If you crave privacy, consider purchasing a home in the Wyndemere neighborhood in Naples. Although located in the heart of Naples, this gated golf country club community offers much more than just a home – it offers a lifestyle.


When one considers purchasing a luxury home, community amenities are among the first things they want to see. Wyndemere’s offerings are impressive, to say the least.

  • Heated swimming pool and outdoor spa
  • Twenty-seven holes of golf, designed by Arthur Hills
  • Twelve Har-Tru tennis courts, four of which are lighted for night play
  • Fitness center, fully staffed, with separate men’s and ladies’ spas and locker facilities
  • Casual dining in the Grille and Tiebreaker rooms
  • Elegant dining, dancing

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52 Things to do in Naples - Thursdays on Third

Thursday, March 14th, 2013 at 3:14pm. 2,456 Views, 0 Comments.

52 Things to do in Naples - Thursdays on Third

Thursdays on Third Naples FloridaCities large and small across the country have a weekly street fair that brings out residents in droves. Naples is no different in that respect. The difference between ours and theirs, however, is that ours is better.  Yes, I’m biased, but I’ve been to others and I believe that Thursdays on Third in Naples is by far the best.

If you aren’t a Thursdays on Third regular, I dare you to attend just one and I am willing to bet it’ll become a weekly stop for you. It’s a great way to unwind and let loose after a long work day, heading into the weekend.

Whether you come for an after-work cocktail, an early dinner or just to people-watch, you’ll find it all at Thursdays on third.

The first thing you’ll no

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Dog Parks and Beaches in Naples, Florida

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 at 1:01pm. 7,657 Views, 3 Comments.

Dog Parks and Beaches

From a wide variety of hotels, vacation rentals, campground and RV parks, stores and restaurants, Naples Florida is quite the dog-friendly city. If you’re looking at Naples real estate and you are a pet owner -- or a pet-owned human -- as many of us are -- you’ll love what Naples has to offer.


The best beaches to let your pooch off the leash aren’t the popular sun-bather’s paradises, but fun nonetheless.

Dog Beach

Beaches in Naples that allow dogsJust north of Naples, in Fort Myers, you’ll find Dog Beach, also known as Bonita Beach Dog Park. Whatever you call it, this off-leash stretch of white sand is where Fido will be able to have all the fun a dog can stand. The park even has a doggie shower station to rinse off all the sand before he gets

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