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The Top Zip Codes Near Naples for Beautiful Homes

Posted by Chris Reed on Apr 8, 2019 3:21:00 PM

There are many reasons people love living in Naples. It’s a naturally beautiful area. It’s no surprise then, that people who live here also have beautiful homes. Many of those homes take advantage of their stunning surroundings and design their homes to incorporate their settings. So where can you find residences that reflect the remarkable surroundings? To be honest, they are spread out all over the area, but let’s take a look at a few of the top ZIP codes near Naples for beautiful homes.

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Topics: Naples Luxury Homes, Beautiful Spaces, Zip Codes, Where to Live

The Best Towns to Visit Near Naples Florida

Posted by Chris Reed on Apr 5, 2019 3:14:00 PM

There’s no question that Naples is a great place to live. The weather is wonderful, the beaches are spectacular, and the downtown area is full of fun places to shop and enjoy fine dining. But there's another thing that makes Naples a great place to call home. There are intriguing places to visit outside the Naples city limits.  Here's a quick look at some of the best towns to visit near Naples, Florida.

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Topics: Southwest Florida, Vacation, Naples Vacations, Towns to Visit

How to Prepare Your Naples Home for Spring

Posted by Chris Reed on Mar 13, 2019 7:45:00 AM

Living in Naples, we don’t experience the same kind of harsh winters that people weather up North. Let’s be honest, it’s one of the great things about living in this area. It’s also why so many Naples residents are “snowbirds.” But just because we don’t worry about the impact of snow, ice, and sub-freezing temperatures on our homes, spring is still a great time to do a home check-up. Let’s take a look at how to prepare your Naples home for spring.

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The Best 2019 Spring Events in Naples, Florida

Posted by Chris Reed on Feb 27, 2019 7:40:00 AM

While it’s true that the weather and the fantastic beach views are definite draws for people coming to Naples, there’s a lot more to the area than that. There are a plethora of activities for a wide range of interests. Here's a look at some of the best 2018 spring events in Naples, Florida. And these events are just some of what's happening in the month of March alone!

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The Best Spring Getaways near Naples, Florida

Posted by Chris Reed on Feb 24, 2019 7:47:00 AM

A lot of people associate spring break with crowds of rowdy college students packing Florida beaches. But what about those of us who actually live here? If you’re a Naples resident you may need to take a break from the people who flock down here for spring break! With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the best spring getaways near Naples.

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Aging-in-Place: What Is It and What Does It Mean for You?

Posted by Chris Reed on Feb 12, 2019 8:27:00 AM


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5 Factors to Consider before Retiring in Florida

Posted by Chris Reed on Feb 5, 2019 8:33:00 AM

There’s no question that Florida is a popular retirement destination. And there are plenty of reasons that Naples is high on the list of great places to live. But there's more than meets the eye when it comes to Florida. And retirement in Florida is about so much more than reclining on the beach! Let’s take a quick look at 5 factors to consider before retiring in Florida.

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Topics: Aging in Place, Naples Lifestyle, Florida Homes, Retiring in Naples

7 Things to Live Near When You Retire in Naples

Posted by Chris Reed on Feb 1, 2019 8:31:00 AM

According to Investodeia.com, Florida remains the most popular state in the country to retire to. It's also clear that (for many reasons) Naples is a great place to live if you’re headed to Florida. But even if you decide to make the Naples area your retirement residence, you’re not going to spend all of your time at home. You may not be working anymore, but you’ll still have plenty of things you want to do. With that in mind, let’s take a quick look at 7 things to live near when you retire in Naples.

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Topics: Aging in Place, Naples Lifestyle, Retiring in Naples

How Remodeling Can Influence Real Estate Taxes on Your Home

Posted by Chris Reed on Jan 17, 2019 12:59:00 PM

One question that may cross your mind as you’re considering a remodel of your Naples-area home has to do with how remodeling can influence real estate taxes on your home. We’ve talked before about how improvements can increase the value of your property, and that certain projects have a higher return on investment (ROI). But what happens at tax time?

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Topics: Naples Home Remodeling, Home Remodeling, Home Remodeling Cost, Taxes

The Future of Remodeling—Trends that Could Take Off in 2019

Posted by Chris Reed on Jan 8, 2019 12:57:00 PM

It’s always interesting to keep an eye on emerging trends in the remodeling industry. Some things are just fun to watch. Watching out for the next “Color of the Year” is always entertaining. But at Reed Design, we keep an eye on more long-term trends as well—such as design trends that reflect changes in the ways people live that are reflected in the way their homes function. With that in mind, let’s look at the future of remodeling—trends that could take off in 2019.

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Topics: Naples Home Remodeling, Remodeling Trends, Home Remodeling