Thursday, October 26, 2017 / by Danan Delsing
Naples home buyers these days have indicated that outdoor living is just as important to them as indoor space. Outdoor living has evolved into an expansion of the indoor living space. Many home buyers desire outdoor entertainment spaces with features like stunning sitting rooms, outdoor bars and dining rooms, extensive outdoor kitchens, elaborate pools, fire pits, and ornamented gardens.
Just as homeowners plan and envision indoor spaces, they are now doing the same for their outdoor space, asking themselves questions like “how do I plan on using and enjoying this outdoor space?” Maybe it is more of an extension of the home or an outdoor oasis with waterfalls, lush gardens, and functional seating areas. Perhaps it is the ultimate party pool for entertaining friends and family. Discovering your particular type of outdoor space is one of the main questions you should be asking yourself when either looking to purchase a new property or remodel your current home. ...
Friday, September 29, 2017 / by Danan Delsing
August Home Sales Show Increased Consumer Confidence
Naples, FL. (September 29, 2017) - August proved to be an outstanding month for the Naples area housing market with more pending and closed sales than last August. Broker analysts reviewing the August 2017 Market Report released by the Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®), which tracks home listings and sales within Collier County (excluding Marco Island), said sales of 685 homes was impressive for August, up 5 percent compared to August 2016. This was encouraging to broker analysts since inventory increased by only 20 properties compared to August's inventory last year.
This turned out to be a great summer for sales in Naples, Overall pendings in August were up 13 percent, overall sales were up 5 percent, and there were some nice surprises in the report that we didn't expect to see.
These surprises included a 75 percent increase in pending sal ...
Sunday, April 16, 2017 / by Danan Delsing
Encompassing over 5,300 square feet of living area with an open, great room plan, this two-story home offers Park Shore living at its finest! Crisp, clean finishes include European wide plank oak flooring throughout, custom moldings and 9-foot folding glass walls. The first-floor master suite features dual closets, a generous bath area with soaking tub and French doors for easy lanai access.
The gourmet kitchen features a butler’s pantry, double island, custom shaker cabinetry, gas cooking and top-notch appliances. The second level, accessible by stairs or elevator, has a wonderful living area with a wet bar/beverage station, three guest suites with full baths and walk-in closets and generous covered balcony and sitting area.
With over 100 feet of water frontage overlooking Venetian Bay, the outdoor space offers a dock, cozy fire pit, negative edge pool with sun shelf, ample seating areas and a well-appointed kitchen. The three-car garage is enclosed with a mahogany reinf ...