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LAmbiance Toys for Tots Welcome Back Party

November 11, 2017

LAmbiance – Pelican Bay – Naples, FL – Tomorrow, Sunday,November 12, 2017, LAmbiance’s Toys for Tots – Welcome Back party will be held between 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM at the LAmbiance clubhouse.  If you are in residence, please come on out to enjoy the company of fellow LAmbiance neighbors as we welcome each other back and support The Marine Foundation’s Toys for Tots and the Salvation Army.  Please BYOB and an appetizer to share.

Please bring an unwrapped toy to contribute.  Checks written to either the Salvation Army or Marine Toys for Tots Foundation are also welcome. Our donations will brighten the holidays for those in need.   Don and I will look forward to seeing you there!

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If you own in LAmbiance, have you joined our LAmbiance in Pelican Bay Facebook page yet?  To do so just click here —> LAmbaince in Pelican Bay.

If you are thinking about selling your L’Ambiance unit, please call me before you decide to do any major remodeling.  I’d be happy to discuss current market conditions and give you selling tips. I have a list of buyers who are looking for specific units in LAmbiance.  I’d be happy to discuss not only the pricing in LAmbiance but the pricing for low-rises in Pelican Bay and low-rises in Naples to see how your unit fits into the equation.

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Please note that I receive no compensation for mention of any businesses or events.

About the author:

Lynn Wilber is a Real Estate Professional who lives in Pelican Bay. Her 39 years of real estate experience and her area expertise have been valuable resources to LAmbiance Sellers and Buyers. For more information, please contact Lynn Wilber via e-mail at Lynn@NaplesBuys.com or call 239-594-2780.

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Hurricane Irma

September 5, 2017

LAmbiance – Pelican Bay – Naples FL – My husband, Don and I have been following Hurricane Irma’s projected path. We are heeding the warnings and have already begun to put up our hurricane shutters.  We wanted to get a head start on this because there could be rain tomorrow.  Today’s been a busy day getting all our important papers together and packing in case we decide to evacuate.

If you haven’t done so already, you want to make sure EVERYTHING is off your lanais. You don’t want to have projectiles smashing through your lanai sliding doors or your neighbors’ lanai doors.  This same philosophy applies to any flower pots you have around your unit.  If you are not in residence, you’ll want to make sure your home watch person gets your furniture in from the lanai.

Don’s been busy putting up our hurricane shutters.  He’ll need a dip in the pool when he is done.

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The State of Florida has a good site for Hurricane Preparedness at: http://www.stateofflorida.com/articles/hurricane-preparedness-guide.aspx  

The National Hurricane Center NOOA is also a good site to follow for the projected path of the storm: http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/  They also have a good site for Hurricane Preparedness.  http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/prepare/ready.php

It’s a good idea to get ready NOW!  It looks as if Irma could be coming our way on Sunday.  I hope you all stay safe.

If you haven’t done it yet, you might want to join our community group on Facebook.  If you have a Facebook account, click on: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LambianceinPelicanBay/  and click on the JOIN BUTTON and the NOTIFICATION BUTTON.  I will tell you quite frankly that it is less time for me to post photos and make updates on our Facebook page at this point in time then it is to add information to our blog.

If you are thinking about selling your L’Ambiance unit, please call me before you decide to do any major remodeling.  I’d be happy to discuss current market conditions and give you selling tips. I have a list of buyers who are looking for specific units in LAmbiance.  I’d be happy to discuss not only the pricing in LAmbiance but the pricing for low-rises in Pelican Bay and low-rises in Naples to see how your unit fits into the equation.

Would you like to subscribe to LAmbiance updates? E-mail me atLynn@NaplesBuys.com and I will add you to the subscription list. Please know that I will keep your e-mail address private.

Please note that I receive no compensation for mention of any businesses or events.

About the author:

Lynn Wilber is a Real Estate Professional who lives in Pelican Bay. Her 39 years of real estate experience and her area expertise have been valuable resources to LAmbiance Sellers and Buyers. For more information, please contact Lynn Wilber via e-mail atLynn@NaplesBuys.com or call 239-594-2780.

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Lake LAmbiance

August 28, 2017

LAmbiance – Pelican Bay – Naples, FL – While Hurricane Harvey spared Naples, we still received a fair amount of rain from the storm.  Several areas in Naples had flooded streets. While I was out and about on Friday, I snapped these photos of our LAmbiance lake.  Some LAmbiance residents are never in town during rainy season.  These residents only see our lake in dry season when the water level is low.  Here’s what our lake looked like on Friday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I recently created a neighborhood group page on Facebook for LAmbiance.  If you are a Facebook member, you can join the group by going to: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LambianceinPelicanBay  The purpose of this group is to help promote neighborhood interaction by answering questions and giving personal recommendations for goods, services, establishments to visit and things to do around LAmbiance and Naples. Group members will also be able to post photos and videos they feel might be of interest to everyone. I have made the group page a closed group so only members of the page will be able to see what other people post.  I would like to see this site turn into a source of information for LAmbiance Residents from LAmbiance Residents.  Have a great workmen you’d like to recommend?  Visited a restaurant you enjoyed?  Have a doctor/dentist you’d like to recommend?  Want to share an event happening in the area?  You can post all this on our LAmbiance in Pelican Bay Facebook page.Take a moment to join and share a comment.

If you are thinking about selling your L’Ambiance unit, please call me before you decide to do any major remodeling.  I’d be happy to discuss current market conditions and give you selling tips. I have a list of buyers who are looking for specific units in LAmbiance.  I’d be happy to discuss not only the pricing in LAmbiance but the pricing for low-rises in Pelican Bay and low-rises in Naples to see how your unit fits into the equation.

Would you like to subscribe to LAmbiance updates? E-mail me atLynn@NaplesBuys.com and I will add you to the subscription list. Please know that I will keep your e-mail address private.

Please note that I receive no compensation for mention of any businesses or events.

About the author:

Lynn Wilber is a Real Estate Professional who lives in Pelican Bay. Her 39 years of real estate experience and her area expertise have been valuable resources to LAmbiance Sellers and Buyers. For more information, please contact Lynn Wilber via e-mail atLynn@NaplesBuys.com or call 239-594-2780.

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LAmbiance Painting Project

August 21, 2017

LAmbiance – Pelican Bay – Naples, FL – Our painting project is underway. Here’s a shot of work being done on the 300 building.  It has been an incredibly hot summer.  The heat index the other day was 117 degrees.  Keep in mind our painters are working in this heat.

Eagle Property Management sent out an e-mail the other day with information about the painting project.  Click here to view these instructions —>2017 Paint instructions

It is important Residents get their units ready for their building to be painted.  Mats, plants, pots and furniture need to be moved so the painters can do their jobs. The letter mentions “items should never be left on the balcony, entry or lanai when unit owners are not in residence during the summer season. These items can become damaging projectiles during a tropical cyclone.”

Today the eclipse will happen.  Where will you be viewing it?  My husband, Don,  and I plan to be viewing it at the beach.  Hopefully I’ll be able to snap a photo to share with you.

I recently started a FaceBook page for LAmbiance.  When you sign into your FaceBook account, search LAmbiance in Pelican Bay and click on the JOIN tab.  I would like to see this site turn into a source of information for LAmbiance Residents from LAmbiance Residents.  Have a great workmen you’d like to recommend?  Visited a restaurant you enjoyed?  Have a doctor/dentist you’d like to recommend?  Want to share an event happening in the area?  You can post all this on our LAmbiance in Pelican Bay Facebook page.

What’s been happening in the real estate market in L’Ambiance lately?  We currently have only one listing on the market and one pending with contingency sale.  There have been 7 sales since the beginning of the year.  Since April, we have had only one closed sale.  There have been 88 closed low-rise sales in Pelican Bay since the beginning of the year with a median sales price of $547,500.00.

If you are thinking about selling your L’Ambiance unit, please call me before you decide to do any major remodeling.  I’d be happy to discuss current market conditions and give you selling tips. I have a list of buyers who are looking for specific units in LAmbiance.  I’d be happy to discuss not only the pricing in LAmbiance but the pricing for low-rises in Pelican Bay and low-rises in Naples to see how your unit fits into the equation.

Would you like to subscribe to LAmbiance updates? E-mail me atLynn@NaplesBuys.com and I will add you to the subscription list. Please know that I will keep your e-mail address private.

Please note that I receive no compensation for mention of any businesses or events.

About the author:

Lynn Wilber is a Real Estate Professional who lives in Pelican Bay. Her 39 years of real estate experience and her area expertise have been valuable resources to Pelican Bay Sellers and Buyers. For more information, please contact Lynn Wilber via e-mail atLynn@NaplesBuys.com or call 239-594-2780.

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LAmbiance BBQ Bash

March 15, 2017

LAmbiance – Pelican Bay – Naples, FL – The LAmbiance BBQ Bash which was held March 12 at the Clubhouse was a HUGE success!  Were you there?  If you were not, you missed a fun evening. I hear that 72 people attended. Neighbor Bob Duck gave a nice “Thank You” toast to the LAmbiance social committee who put together this event.  I’d also like to thank the social committee and their helpers for all the work they put into planning the event, ordering the yummy food, setting up, serving us and cleaning up.

Here are some photos I snapped at the event.  If you couldn’t be there you can at least enjoy the photos of your happy LAmbiance neighbors having a good time. We had an absolutely beautiful evening and some of us enjoyed sitting outside by the pool.

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Here are some of our friendly LAmbaince neighbors.  Enjoy!  Hope to see you at the next event.

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If you are thinking about selling your L’Ambiance unit, please call me before you decide to do any major remodeling.  I’d be happy to discuss current market conditions and give you selling tips. I have a list of buyers who are looking for specific units in LAmbiance. ESPECIALLY FIRST FLOOR THREE BEDROOMS UNITS.   I’d be happy to discuss not only the pricing in LAmbiance but the pricing for low-rises in Pelican Bay and low-rises in Naples to see how your unit fits into the equation.

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Would you like to subscribe to LAmbiance updates? E-mail me atLynn@NaplesBuys.com and I will add you to the subscription list. Please know that I will keep your e-mail address private.

Please note that I receive no compensation for mention of any businesses or events.

About the author:

Lynn Wilber is a Real Estate Professional who lives in Pelican Bay. Her 39 years of real estate experience and her area expertise have been valuable resources to Pelican Bay Sellers and Buyers. For more information, please contact Lynn Wilber via e-mail atLynn@NaplesBuys.com or call 239-594-2780.

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How Long Will Your House Last?

March 2, 2017

LAmbiance – Pelican Bay – Naples, FL – While our lovely community of LAmbiance consists of condominiums, owners could still benefit from taking a glance at the following.

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How old are the items in your LAmbiance unit?

While the condominium association takes care of our common elements, LAmbiance is 22 years old.  If you are an owner who still has the original GE kitchen appliances the builder put in our units, you are living on borrowed time according to above information.  Ask yourself, “How old is my hot water tank?” “How old is my A/C unit?” If the answer is “The original.” You may want to start looking into replacing them.

If you are contemplating selling your unit, original appliances and components date your unit. You might hope to get top dollar for a unit that has original EVERYTHING in the unit but I am here to tell you that it won’t happen.

What should you do if you are thinking of selling your L’Ambiance unit?  Give me a call.  I can help you strategize a plan to get your home sold without spending a great deal on remodeling.

This is just a reminder that LAmbiance will have its dryer vents being cleaned March 7th – March 10th. This cleaning will take place from the roof.  If you would like to have the company also clean your dryer connections from the inside of your unit, it will cost you an additional $25.00.  You’ll need to call Lintaway at 239-573-4300 to schedule this service.

Don’t forget our LAmbiance BBQ Bash on Sunday, March 12th from 5:30 – 7:30 PM at the LAmbiance clubhouse.  The cost of the BBQ Bash is $18.00 per person.  You’ll need to bring your money to Carolyn at 2400 Lambiance CIR #102 by Monday, March 6th . Don and I will be there and we hope to see you there too!

Were you aware that Naples, FL was named #1 cleanest city in the U.S.?

Are you thinking of selling your LAmbiance home?  Please give me a call.  I have a list of buyers who are looking for specific units in LAmbiance. ESPECIALLY FIRST FLOOR THREE BEDROOMS UNITS.   I’d be happy to discuss not only the pricing in LAmbiance but the pricing for low-rises in Pelican Bay and low-rises in Naples to see how your unit fits into the equation.

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Would you like to subscribe to LAmbiance updates? E-mail me atLynn@NaplesBuys.com and I will add you to the subscription list. Please know that I will keep your e-mail address private.

Please note that I receive no compensation for mention of any businesses or events.

About the author:

Lynn Wilber is a Real Estate Professional who lives in Pelican Bay. Her 39 years of real estate experience and her area expertise have been valuable resources to Pelican Bay Sellers and Buyers. For more information, please contact Lynn Wilber via e-mail atLynn@NaplesBuys.com or call 239-594-2780.

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2016 LAmbiance Real Estate Statictics

February 11, 2017

LAmbiance – Pelican Bay – Naples, FL –  Are you curious as to what happened to real estate prices in LAmbiance in 2016?  Let’s take a look at how 2016 compared to 2015.

First Floor Garden Homes

 Average Sales Price  # of Units  CDOM
 2015  $506,000.00  5  158
 2016  $507,378.00  7  179

First floor garden homes stayed about even in terms of pricing.  Note that the cumulative days on the market did increase.  There were six, 2 bedroom units that sold in 2016 and only one 3 bedroom sale. 

 2016  Average Sales Price  # of Units   CDOM
 2 Bedroom  $478,608.00  6  179
 3 Bedroom  $680,000.00  1  94

SECOND FLOOR GARDEN HOMES

 Average Sales Price  # of Units  CDOM
 2015  $577,257.00  7  131
 2016  $606,200.00  5  143

In 2016, there were two, 3 Bedroom second floor garden units sold with an average price of $659,500.00.  There were also three, 3 Bedroom + Den units sold with an average price of $570,666.00.

FIRST FLOOR COACH HOMES

 Average Sales Price  # of Units   CDOM
 2015  $735,000.00  3  60
 2016  $805,000.00  3  82

 SECOND FLOOR COACH HOMES

 Average Sales Price  # of Units  CDOM
 2015  $847,500.00  2  111
 2016  N/A  N/A  N/A

I have to say that units that have been updated have sold for better prices than the units that have been left in their original state.  Units with water views are also selling for better prices than units without water views.

What I see taking place in the low-rise market in Pelican Bay is an increase in market time, more price reductions coming through and more listings that are failing to sell.  As of today, there are 69 low-rise units on the market in Pelican Bay.  Since January 1st, there have only been 14 Pending sales and 9 Closed Sales reported. We currently have enough low-rise inventory to last 9 months.  A “normal” market is 6 months worth of inventory. I’ll be updating the www.PelicanBayExpert.com site with statistics for low rises in Pelican Bay over the next week or so.

I also see the seasonal rental market in Pelican Bay as extremely competitive.  More owners are deciding to use their units thereby taking their units out of the rental market. Seasonal rental prices have increased.

I had hoped that after the U.S. election that our market would pick up to the speed it was at last season.  Sadly, I have not seen this happen.  The high end of the market seems to be exploding.  Take a look at the CONDO statistics for the Naples area market over 2 million.

There was an article published recently by the Florida Association of Realtors that discussed the nervousness of foreign buyers. Everyone living in Florida know how much foreign buyers contribute to the real estate market.

Hopefully world events will settle down and people will have more confidence in purchasing retirement or second homes. In the mean time, unless you absolutely, positively HAVE TO SELL, I would suggest that you wait to put your property on the market until we see more movement in the market. I would also suggest that before you decide to put your property on the market you consider making some updates to your unit.  If you are undecided on what to do, give me a call, I would be happy to discuss this with you.

Are you thinking of selling your LAmbiance home?  Please give me a call.  I have a list of buyers who are looking for specific units in LAmbiance. ESPECIALLY FIRST FLOOR THREE BEDROOMS UNITS.   I’d be happy to discuss not only the pricing in LAmbiance but the pricing for low-rises in Pelican Bay and low-rises in Naples to see how your unit fits into the equation.

Looking for a home in LAmbiance or Pelican Bay? Click Here

Would you like to subscribe to LAmbiance updates? E-mail me atLynn@NaplesBuys.com and I will add you to the subscription list. Please know that I will keep your e-mail address private.

Please note that I receive no compensation for mention of any businesses or events.

About the author:

Lynn Wilber is a Real Estate Professional who lives in Pelican Bay. Her 39 years of real estate experience and her area expertise have been valuable resources to Pelican Bay Sellers and Buyers. For more information, please contact Lynn Wilber via e-mail atLynn@NaplesBuys.com or call 239-594-2780.

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