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Archive for September 2007

Southwest Florida Miracle hits the news!

But it’s not what you might think. Remember the Billy Donovan story from earlier this year? The coach of the two-time reigning NCAA basketball champion Florida Gators decided it was time to jump to the pros and signed a 5-year, 27.5 million dollar contract with the Orlando Magic in early June. Apparently it all happened…

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Hurricane Planning: Wrapup

Alright, time to review. Collier County hurricane preparedness should involve the following precautions: Preparing an evacuation plan Creating a disaster supply kit Securing your home, boat, and other property Carrying the correct paperwork in case of evacuation Some useful websites with hurricane information for Naples residents: www.Collierem.org www.FloridaDisaster.org www.Fema.gov www.BoatUS.com Worrying about hurricanes is not…

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Shores of Naples

The community pool at the Shores of Naples, built in the Moorings before current Collier County restrictions took effect, is a mere 50 feet from the beach! Thus a walk on the beach, a swim, and a shower can be accomplished with an absolute minimum travel time. However, there are plenty of modern features at…

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Westgate: Moorings Beachfront

With a brand new red brick driveway and shady banyan trees, Westgate is as attractive from the front as the ocean view from each of its living units. A beachfront condominium in the Moorings, Westgate has also had recent concrete remodeling in every unit. Residents come from all over, including Massachusetts, Michigan, England, and Spain,…

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Hurricane Planning Part 4: Important Documents

We have already discussed several ways to protect yourself and your property in times of hurricane emergency. But what if other parties, like local police and government disaster agencies, become involved? It is important to carry two pieces of identification, a picture ID and one of the following: a utility bill, homeowners or business insurance…

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Regency Towers: Moorings Beachfront

Built in the Moorings soon after Hurricane Donna swept through Southwest Florida, Regency Towers is one of the most durable buildings in all of Naples. All walls and floors have been built to double the code standards. Recent remodeling includes new elevators and pavers. Regency Towers is as close to the beach as you can…

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Naples Real Estate Rebound?

It’s no secret that the real estate market has been a little less than booming recently. But senior economist Lawrence Yun, from the National Association of Realtors, has assured Naples real estate agents that the local market is likely to turn around. From the Naples Daily News article: [Yun] said the impact on the local…

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Lausanne: Twin Beachfront Residences

Lausanne was built in the Moorings development by BC & B, and has some very unique features. Waterfalls cascades down the central atriums of two nearly identical buildings, which are joined together by a 30,000 square foot pool deck. Recent renovations include a party room with table tennis, billiards, and a big screen TV and…

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Imperial Club: Moorings beachfront

The Imperial Club is located at the north end of the Moorings development, and well represents the Southwest Florida beachfront experience. It is currently undergoing renovations to common areas, and should feature a new entryway and improved social room by the time this year’s season rolls around. In addition to great Gulf views, each unit…

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Naples Continental Club: Beachfront, Moorings

The Naples Continental Club is an exclusive beachfront residence in the Moorings subdivision run by R & P Property Management. It is home to residents from multiple countries including Canada, the UK, and Czechoslovakia. The no open house rule maintains an air of privacy, and many suites are passed on to family members. The Naples…

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