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Gardening In Winter, Canadian Visit Legislation, Flood Insurance and Open Houses – What A Week

Posted on Monday, March 17, 2014

We met some great new people at our open house on Sunday. From New Hampshire to Chicago people were enjoying the Florida sunshine, shaking off the effects of St Patrick’s day and stopping in at our open house on Naples Bay.

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On Saturday we checked in with our tropical gardener and talked about growing coffee here. Coffee is much needed after the St Patrick’s day celebrations and you won’t believe the coffee you can grow here

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Flood insurance rules are concerning home buyers and sellers and me. Will everyone be able to find insurance? Do buyers need to elevate foundations or tear down structures? We took a look at this on Friday at

Which Naples real estate markets are running hot right now? Or cold? The answers surprised us. We analyzed the available property inventories and sales rates in all the Naples MLS areas and published our findings at

And for our many Canadian friends we looked at pending legislation which might help elongate stays here at We are so hoping these rules improve. Sure it would help real estate in Naples but more importantly are friends could stay with us longer.
What a week! If you would you like to know more about Naples, Florida lifestyles, our festivals and some great things to do here just give us a call at 239.595.3921. If you want to rent, sell, buy or invest here one day you might download a copy of our eBook Understanding Naples Real Estate

Hope to meet and talk with you soon,

Mark Goebel PA & Nan Goebel PA
Co-Founders Naples Best Addresses Team
Coldwell Banker
Mark Goebel, PA and Nan Goebel, PA
REALTOR Coldwell Banker 5th Avenue South
Mobile: 239.595.3921 239.595.3920
Facebook: NaplesBestAddresses

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Mark Goebel, PA is a REALTOR with Coldwell Banker on 5th avenue in Naples, Florida with 35+ years of visiting and living in Naples. After 25 years at Accenture, Mark retired as a managing director and spends his time helping non profits and building a Naples real estate team with his wife Nan. Talk to Mark and Nan about life in Naples and why they chose this place to live full-time over all others and enjoy Naples real estate.
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