We may be approaching the end of the hurricane season for Florida (generally considered June through November), but it’s still a good idea to be prepared for those straggler storms (such as Matthew, pictured here from just last month).
As soon as you start talking about Thanksgiving, thoughts immediately turn to the Turkey. Thanksgiving dinner has become the defacto focal point for the holiday, but if you’re entertaining out of town guests, there’s more to making family and guests feel comfortable while they’re visiting than just a great Thanksgiving Day meal.
What can you do if your existing home is feeling out dated or simply isn’t meeting your needs anymore? You might consider moving, but there are increasing rumors that the Fed is finally ready to push interest rates up. That may make it less attractive for some Floridians to buy a new home.
When Naples area homeowners start planning a kitchen remodel they often focus on some of the big items first. They may spend a lot of time thinking about which kitchen cabinets will work best for them. Or they might do some research compare engineered versus hardwood flooring for their kitchen. They may even check out the latest kitchen trends so that they don’t end up with a new kitchen that looks dated.
When you think of the things that contribute to a successful remodeling of your Naples-are home, you probably include things such as great design, quality materials, and superior craftsmanship. You’d be right, of course. But there’s a key element that’s often overlooked in home remodeling—and it’s something that you bring to the table: patience.
One thing that makes Naples a great place to live is that there is always something fun and interesting to do! Check out these five local Naples activities happening this month.
For years granite has been the most popular choice for upscale kitchen countertops in new and remodeled homes. And while granite doesn’t seem to have lost any popularity, it is facing competition from a number of other materials. Foremost among them is probably quartz. What are the benefits to choosing quartz for the countertops in your Naples-area kitchen? Let’s look at a few benefits—and one thing you need to be mindful of when choosing quartz.
It’s no secret that Florida is a magnet destination for people looking to retire. In fact, according to MarketWatch, Naples is the 9th most popular retirement destination in the United States, saying, “Naples represents the gold coast of southwest Florida. People who say they don’t like Florida might not have seen this upscale retirement community. Its downtown is as sophisticated as any in the world, but charming too — you can pull up to a five-star hotel’s valet parking, and then walk 50 feet to an old-fashioned bar where you can listen to Irish singers . . .”
A lot of people like the idea of retiring to a place like Naples, Florida. After all, what’s not to like? The weather is great. There are tons of things to do in the area. You can enjoy outdoor activities pretty much year round (as long as you’re smart about beating the summer heat).