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A Simple Guide to Naples Schools

Posted by Chris Reed on Apr 3, 2018 7:00:00 AM

There are a lot of good reasons to live in the Naples area (check out 8 reasons to live in Naples here). One big question a lot of homeowners have before they decide to live in Naples is, “How are the schools?" Because there are so many choices for schools within Naples (not to mention the surrounding communities) it can be tough to evaluate. In fact, there are almost 60 elementary schools alone within Naples! How can you choose which one is best for you and your children?

Here’s a simple guide to Naples Schools to get you started.

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Topics: Naples Neighborhoods, Naples Lifestyle

Neighborhood Spotlight: Marco Island, Florida

Posted by Chris Reed on Aug 30, 2017 3:17:00 PM

We all love stories about hidden treasures. Well, the Naples area has one of its own in Marco Island, Florida!Marco Island is regularly rated as one of the best places tolive in the country. So what makes Marco Island so Special?

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Topics: Naples, Moving to Naples, Reed Design Build, Marco Island, Naples Neighborhoods

Neighborhood Spotlight: Bonita Springs, Florida

Posted by Chris Reed on Jul 18, 2017 12:57:00 PM

The history of Bonita Springs goes back much farther than many people realize. Some archaeological findings point to the area having hosted inhabitants as many as 8,000 years ago. And the man-made mounds scattered around the area have been in existence for at least 4,000 years. The Native American (Calusa) population that lived in the area at the time that Ponce de Leon “discovered” the region (in his ill-fated search for the Fountain of Youth) have long since disappeared.

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Topics: Bonita Springs, Naples Neighborhoods

Naples Neighborhood Spotlight: Royal Harbor

Posted by Chris Reed on Jun 30, 2017 7:18:00 AM

If you love boating, you'll adore Royal Harbor! For many of the residents of this Naples-area community, boating is what they love best about living here. That's not surprising since every one of the 400 single-family homes in Royal Harbor has no-bridge access to Naples Bay—and to the Gulf of Mexico.

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Topics: Naples Design-Build remodeling, Naples Neighborhoods, Florida, Royal Harbor

Naples Neighborhood Spotlight: Vanderbilt Beach

Posted by Chris Reed on May 9, 2017 11:03:49 AM

If you travel just three miles to the north of Naples you’ll encounter Vanderbilt Beach - one of the most popular Gulf beaches in Florida. Despite it’s lofty name, however, Vanderbilt Beach had more inauspicious beginnings (and really had nothing to do with the legendary Vanderbilt family.

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Topics: Naples, Naples Neighborhoods, Vanderbilt Beach, Naples Beaches

Naples Neighborhood Spotlight: Aqualane Shores

Posted by Chris Reed on Apr 5, 2017 6:37:00 AM

For some Floridians, nothing beats living on the waterfront. And for some individuals in the Naples area, the Aqualane Shores neighborhood is the perfect place to do that. You’ll find Aqualane Shores tucked between Olde Naples and Port Royal—with easy access to the Fifth Avenue and Third Street shopping districts and some of Naples’ best restaurants.

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Topics: Naples Design-Build remodeling, Naples Neighborhoods, Aqualane Shores remodel, Aqualane Shores information, Aqualane Shores

Fixes for Enjoying Your Home, Even If Your Neighborhood Isn’t Perfect!

Posted by Meriam Reed on Apr 7, 2016 6:40:30 PM

What should you do if there are little things about your neighborhood that bother you? Maybe you have a neighbor who doesn’t maintain his yard well at all and you’re tired of looking at untrimmed bushes and overgrown grass. Perhaps you like your privacy and  feel a little too exposed in your own back yard. It could be that you want more light in your family room, but don’t really relish the idea of putting in more windows that only give you a view of the side of your neighbor’s house. Or maybe things are just a little louder than you’d like.

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Topics: Reed Design Build, Naples Design-Build remodeling, Naples Neighborhoods, home fixes for imperfect neighborhoods