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Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz Carlton, Golf Resort

Naples Winter Wine Festival at The Ritz Carlton, Golf Resort

January 26-28, 2019

Three days of the very best of wine and food = year-round impact for children in need. Proceeds from the Festival benefit the Naples Children & Education Foundation, whose vision is to make a profound and sustaining difference in the quality of children’s lives. NCEF is committed to supporting charitable programs that improve the physical, emotional and educational lives of underprivileged and at-risk children in Collier County. Since its inception in 2001, the Naples Winter Wine Festival has raised more than $161 million for children in need.

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Run For the Paws

Run For the Paws

January 26, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Lace up your shoes, leash up your dog (cats in strollers welcome, too!) and join us for the 12th Annual Run for the Paws to raise money and awareness for Humane Society Naples, Southwest Florida’s premier no-kill animal shelter.

Pre-race packet pick up will be Friday, January 26 from 10 am – 4 pm at the main shelter on Airport-Pulling Road. Day of race packet pick up will begin at 7 am on Saturday, January 27 at the Civil Air Patrol Building at Naples Municipal Airport. 

Race begins at 8 a.m. Pets are welcome to participate with their Guardians, but must be leashed (non-retractable leash), up-to-date with vaccinations and cannot interfere with other participants or pets. Please only bring pets that are accustomed to this distance (3.1 miles). 

T-shirts to the first 1,000 participants to register. All participants are asked to line up according to pace (minute/mile). Finish times and awards will be based on chip time, so your net finish will count! Awards will be given to overall male & female and top 3 each age group (male & female): 9 & Under, 10-14, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & greater, and weight category for dogs.

Finish line timing will continue for at least one hour and twenty minutes-results will be tallied as soon as possible.

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Naples Daily News Half Marathon

Naples Daily News Half Marathon

January 20, 2019 | 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Why Run Naples? • The best distance course in the state! Certified! Flat-Fast-Shady-Loop!• Great race shirts• Unique quality medals to all finishers who finish within race time limit of 3:00 • Awards 5 deep for 27 age groups• $15,000.00 cash awards for Open Division ( US citizens Only)Masters – Grand Masters – Senior Grand Masters -Awards for all countries• $2700 cash awards for age group winners ($100 each age group) • Cash awards for course records overall & age group.

Chip Timing provided by: Gulf Coast Runners
Race scoring will be as follows: The Open/Masters/Grand Maters/Senior Grand Masters times will be based on GUN TIME. The Age Groups times will be based on your CHIP TIME For best results, please make sure you wear your bib on your chest on your outer clothing. Entry Restrictions: Minimum age for participants is 13 years of age on race day. For safety reasons/course restrictions this course is not recommended for athletes with disabilities.

Race packet pick up: Friday, 1/18, 10am-7pm @ Naples on the Run (2116 Tamiami Trail N Naples 34102), Saturday, 1/19, 10am-5pm @ Naples on the Run, Race Day, Cambier Park, 5:00am-6:55am. Race day Registration only available on site.

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Naples Florida Monthly Real Estate Market Update – December 2018

Naples Florida Real Estate Market News –
December 2018

 

 

 

NAPLES, BONITA SPRINGS AND ESTERO – SINGLE FAMILY PROPERTIES

CLOSED SALES

  • The number of closed sales in the 12 months ending December 31, 2018 for the Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero area increased 3% year-over-year (7,033 vs 6,825).
  • There were 19 closed sales, priced above two million, in December 2018 compared to 22 in December 2017. During the 12 months ending December 31, 2018, sales in this category increased 13% over the same time period in 2017 (405 vs 358). 

NEW LISTINGS / INVENTORY

  • During the 12 months ending December 31, 2018, a total of 11,629 new listings were added to the market, this is 9% more listings than the same time period, 12 months ending December 31, 2017. 
  • Available inventory as of December 31, 2018 consisted of 5,134 units, an increase of 10% vs the same time period in 2017. Current inventory represents 9 months of supply based on current absorption rates. 

AVERAGE & MEDIAN SALES PRICE

  • The year-over-year average sales price for the area was $671,136 which improved over the same time period in 2017, representing an increase of 7%. 
  • The median sales price for the area increased 3% to $395,000 vs $385,000 in 2017. 

 

NAPLES, BONITA SPRINGS AND ESTERO – CONDOMINIUMS

CLOSED SALES

  • The number of closed sales in the 12 months ending December 31, 2018 for the Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero area increased 9% year-over-year (5,88 vs 5,417). 
  • There were 7 closed sales, priced above two million, in December 2018 compared to 8 in December 2017, a 13% decrease. During the 12 months ending December 31, 2018, sales in this category increased 27% over the same time period in 2017 (148 vs 117 units). 

NEW LISTINGS / INVENTORY

  • During the 12 months ending December 31, 2018, a total of 9,257 new listings were added to the market, approximately 6% more listings than the same time period 12 months ending December 31, 2017. 
  • Available inventory as of December 31, 2018 consisted of 4,230 units, an increase of 2% vs the same time period in 2017. Current inventory represents 9 months of supply based on current absorption rate. 

AVERAGE & MEDIAN SALES PRICE

  • The year-over-year average sales price for the area was $420,782, which improved over the same time period in 2017, representing an increase of 7%. 
  • The median sales price for the area increased 3% to $241,000 vs 2017. 

 

“The source of this real property information is the copyrighted and proprietary database compilation of Southwest Florida MLS. Copyright 2018 Southwest Florida MLS. All rights reserved. The accuracy of this information is not warranted or guaranteed. This information should be independently verified if any person intends to engage in a transaction in reliance upon it. Naples Florida Monthly Real Estate Market Update is provided by Dustin Beard.”

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Stratford Place – 800 Hampton Circle

Stratford Place - 800 Hampton Circle

Subtle, neutral, light hues surround you in this beautifully renovated three bedroom, two-and-a-half bathroom residence with over 1,500 square feet under air, in the prime location of Stratford Place in central Naples. Granite countertops, all new stainless Samsung appliances, and new fixtures make the kitchen a highly inviting area for the chef at heart.

Crown molding and freshly painted throughout, with new carpet and laminate flooring in the bedrooms make this the perfect move-in ready opportunity for the buyer looking for immediate occupancy, or an investor looking for rental income now. Large closets and a one-car garage allow for plenty of room for storage.

A serene view of the lake, palm trees and a preserve can be enjoyed on the private, spacious, screened-in lanai off the living area. Look out from the kitchen while you cook, or step outside for a cup of coffee in the morning, or a nice glass of wine in the evening.

The bedrooms, located upstairs, are charming and nicely arranged. The master bath features a glass enclosure shower with decorative tile, new fixtures and dual sinks.

Pinehurst at Stratford Place is a low-density community centrally located in the heart of Naples within equal distance to shopping and dining in Old Naples with 5thAvenue South and Third Street, and Mercato in North Naples offering numerous restaurants and shops, Whole Foods Market, and Silverspot Cinema.

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Naples Florida Monthly Real Estate Market Update – November 2018

Naples Florida Real Estate Market News –
November 2018

 

 

NAPLES, BONITA SPRINGS AND ESTERO – SINGLE FAMILY PROPERTIES

CLOSED SALES

  • The number of closed sales in the 12 months ending November 30, 2018 for the Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero area increased 2% year-over-year (7,008 vs 6,872).
  • There were 20 closed sales, priced above two million, in November 2018 compared to 24 in November 2017. During the 12 months ending November 30, 2018, sales in this category increased 12% over the same time period in 2017 (406 vs 364).

NEW LISTINGS / INVENTORY

  • During the 12 months ending November 30, 2018, a total of 11,644 new listings were added to the market, this is 9% more listings than the same time period, 12 months ending November 30, 2017.
  • Available inventory as of November 30, 2018 consisted of 5,171 units, an increase of 10% vs the same time period in 2017. Current inventory represents 9 months of supply based on current absorption rates.

AVERAGE & MEDIAN SALES PRICE

  • The year-over-year average sales price for the area was $669,611 which improved over the same time period in 2017, representing an increase of 6%.
  • The median sales price for the area decreased 2% to $381,250 vs $390,000 in 2017.

 

NAPLES, BONITA SPRINGS AND ESTERO – CONDOMINIUMS

CLOSED SALES

  • The number of closed sales in the 12 months ending November 30, 2018 for the Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero area increased 9% year-over-year (5,886 vs 5,416).
  • There were 9 closed sales, priced above two million, in November 2018 compared to 5 in November 2017, an 80% increase. During the 12 months ending November 30, 2018, sales in this category increased 27% over the same time period in 2017 (148 vs 117 units).

NEW LISTINGS / INVENTORY

  • During the 12 months ending November 30, 2018, a total of 9,269 new listings were added to the market, approximately 6% more listings than the same time period 12 months ending November 30, 2017.
  • Available inventory as of November 30, 2018 consisted of 4,175 units, an increase of less than 1% vs the same time period in 2017. Current inventory represents 9 months of supply based on current absorption rate.

AVERAGE & MEDIAN SALES PRICE

  • The year-over-year average sales price for the area was $423,187, which improved over the same time period in 2017, representing an increase of 8%.
  • The median sales price stayed the same at $233,000 vs 2017.

 

“The source of this real property information is the copyrighted and proprietary database compilation of Southwest Florida MLS. Copyright 2018 Southwest Florida MLS. All rights reserved. The accuracy of this information is not warranted or guaranteed. This information should be independently verified if any person intends to engage in a transaction in reliance upon it. Naples Florida Monthly Real Estate Market Update is provided by Dustin Beard.”

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Night Lights in the Naples Botanical Garden

Night Lights in the Naples Botanical Garden

December 7, 2018 – December 23, 2018 | Daily 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

For 25 nights, rediscover the natural beauty of plants from the tropics and subtropics as thousands of lights illuminate the Garden. Enjoy entertainment for the whole family including music from various local artists and gourmet treats. On select nights, your stroll will include making a wish on a Wishing Tree, and special holiday performances by Opera Naples and Naples Ballet.

Admission: December 7-13 Garden Members: $10 adult / $5 child (ages 4-14); 3 and under FREE (ticket required) Non-Members: $20 adult / $10 child (ages 4-14); 3 and under FREE (ticket required) December 14-January 3 Garden Members: $10 adult /$5 child (ages 4-14); 3 and under FREE (ticket required) Non-Members: $25 adult / $15 child (ages 4-14); 3 and under FREE (ticket required)

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45th Annual Christmas Walk & Tree Lighting Ceremony

45th Annual Christmas Walk & Tree Lighting Ceremony

December 7, 2018 – 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

 

Don’t miss this Naples’ tradition as choral groups, dance troupes, theatre troupe, bands and more come together to bring this annual extravaganza to the Avenue. Join Mayor Bill Barnett and ABC 7 Anchor Krista Fogelsong as they light the tree and kick of the holidays on the Avenue.

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Winter Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week

Winter Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week

November 29 – December 12, 2018

Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week is a semi-annual charity driven promotion that celebrates dining out at an affordable price at some of the best restaurants in Southwest Florida. The Winter Edition of Sizzle SWFL Restaurant Week is November 29 – December 12 with over 50 participating restaurants offering three-course prix-fixe dinner menus with special upgrades and deals starting at just $26 or $36.

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Vistas #PH-2 – 4651 Gulf Shore Blvd N

Vistas #PH-2 - 4651 Gulf Shore Blvd N

With its sweeping direct Gulf views and breathtaking sunsets, this penthouse is the ultimate in beachfront living. The open floor plan with floor to ceiling windows and access to a fabulous screened-in balcony from the spacious living room and both bedrooms further enhances this coastal treasure. Electric blinds and hurricane shutters provide privacy and safety.

This impressive residence features a neutral palette, high quality finishes, gorgeous granite and unique light fixtures personifying luxurious living. A beautiful tile backsplash, custom cabinetry and a Blanco sink accent the stunning kitchen. A convenient pass through opening to the dining room is designed with functionality in mind.

The magnificent master suite with its balcony access, exquisite wood flooring and large walk-in closet is a warm, inviting retreat. The elegant master bath highlights a Jacuzzi bathtub, a walk-in shower, counter height dual sinks, a vanity area, a generous linen closet and custom cabinetry. A second bedroom, also offering balcony access, affords guests a great panoramic view. The guest bathroom has a walk-in shower with a seat and a dazzling sink and backsplash. Additionally, the laundry area has a stackable Electrolux washer and dryer.

Vistas at Park Shore offers stunning views along the coast line of the Gulf of Mexico. This high-rise condominium was built in 1990 by The Lutgert Companies and features 2-bedroom units with a little over 1,500 square feet to 3-bedroom units featuring over 1,900 square feet of living area. The Southwestern exposure and three-bedroom floor plan of the 04 stack makes it the most sought after stack in the tower. Although, every unit in the Vistas has a very good Gulf view so there is no way to go wrong with this premier beachfront building.