Kim Ellis, REALTOR's Blog

Posted on 05/09/2021
Low-Maintenance Ways to Add Character to Your Landscape
Photo by Chen Liang-Dao via Shutterstock As a homeowner, sometimes you want to change things up about the appearance of your home, and a terrific way to do that is with a slight change to your landscape. Here are a few ways to make a positive, aesthetic impact on your landscape and keep your home fresh and new....
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Posted on 05/03/2021
Another Property Sold - 3200 Orange Grove TRL, Naples, FL 34120
Back On The Market!! The buyer couldn't get his financing so now is YOUR chance! This lovely four bedroom is within walking distance to 3 of Collier's finest schools! Amenities include community park, pool, clubhouse, fishing pier and more! Low HOA fees at $46 per month! This lovely home has been recently updated! Large storage area for lawn equipment, bikes, skateboards etc! Don't miss this...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
Targeting your Home Search - Location or Size?
Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay When it comes to selecting a home, every situation is a little different. Do you purchase a house because of its size or is the location more important? Both factors play a crucial role in determining your choice, but the unique details in your life can help you decide which is more...
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Posted on 05/01/2021
Another Property Sold - 132 Coral Vine Dr, Naples, FL 34110
This Pristine Palm River Estates home includes a new roof in 2019 and a new A/C in May 2020. The large pool and spa are landscaped for complete privacy. The pool features an expansive paver deck as well as new screen on the enclosure. PGT Thermopane impact glass and automatic hurricane shutters that secure the entire lanai. The garage has an insulted impact door. The interior has been painted and new carpet in the bedrooms. Custom closets in all three bedrooms (two huge walk in closets 6 x 5 each) Both bathrooms have been updated. Plantation shutters throughout. Minutes away from shopping and the beach. No HOA...
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Posted on 05/01/2021
Another Property Sold - 2048 Hamlin St, Naples, FL 34120
Wow! This Trevi floor plan built by Lennar lives large! Perfect for a large family or numerous visitors when calling. It has 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths, and a double car garage. Two of the bedrooms have bathrooms on-suite. As soon as you walk through the door, you'll be impressed with its beautiful ceramic floor tile, granite, and wooden cabinetry. Nothing but the best! The home has a cozy lanai where you can drink a cup of coffee in the morning and watch a picture-perfect sunrise over a serene lake. This outstanding home is located in the subdivision of Orange Blossom Ranch where amenities abound. You can play tennis, volleyball, bocce...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
How to Reuse your Moving Boxes
Image by khathar ranglak from Shutterstock Most times, after moving your property into your new home, you have stacks of empty cardboard boxes to put away. After taking out the contents, you might be wondering what to do with that pile of cardboard. Thankfully, cardboard moving boxes are easy to reuse and can serve other purposes. Break Down...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
Outdoor DIY: Entertaining With a Pergola
Photo by marcdenning via Pixabay Adding square footage of living space to your home is always a sound investment. Not only does it give you and your family more space to play, but it adds resale value, too -- even if the square footage you add is outdoors. A well-designed and constructed pergola does both. It provides shade...
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Posted on 04/13/2021
Another Property Sold - 3890 13th Ave SW, Naples, FL 34117
REDUCED BY $50,000!!!! Get it all and More in this "Close-In" Great Sized 3/2 Family Home with a 1/1 Guest Efficiency Apt w/a private entrance + POOL on 2.5 Acres + Buildings galore!!! WOW!!! This CBS Home offers a New Metal Roof (4 years new) + a Bright White Eat-In Kitchen w/Granite Counters +Stainless Steel Appliances, There's a spacious Fam Rm, Huge Formal Liv + Din Rms w/arched windows and vaulted ceilings, Hardwood, Tile and carpeted flooring thru-out + a comfortable split bedroom plan for privacy + A High Caged 32 X 16 "Salt Water Pool" with spa jets + an enormous Lanai + an attached 2 car garage. Outside there a detached 2 -car...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Does Your Home Have Unpermitted Additions?
Image by Sue Smith from Shutterstock House owners frequently remodel, upgrade, or otherwise make changes in their homes for which they do not secure a permit. While some changes do not require permitting, others do. The challenge comes when you attempt to sell the home. You may run into a problem when a buyer makes an offer on...
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Posted on 04/08/2021
Another Property Sold - 3460 31st Ave NE, Naples, FL 34120
Great home for the first time buyer or investor. This home sits on a great lot on a quiet street in Golden Gate Estates. Newly painted inside and out, new roof, water heater, and a/c. All new stainless appliances in kitchen, makes this home as good as new. Easy to show with short notice. Agents please see confidential...
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Posted on 04/07/2021
1507 Gulf Coast Dr, Naples, FL 34110 is now new to the market!
H2010 - Nice manufactured home in 55+ community with nice amenities. Where else can you get a 2 bedroom 2 bath home in Naples for this price! Won't...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
What You Need to Know About Crawlspace Foundations
Photo by Life Of Pix from Pexels When determining what type of foundation is best for your new home, you need to take several factors into consideration. Going through the list of the pros and cons of each type of foundation instead of looking at one type of foundation at a time will help you determine which method...
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