Category: Florida

7 Tips for Working with Your Realtor on Finding a Luxury Home

June 10, 2016 / by jillkushner / in Bonita Springs, Bonita Springs Real Estate, Buying a Home, Florida, Real Estate, Selling a Home, Southwest Florida / 0 Comments

If you have made the decision to buy a luxury home, such as the exquisite high rise condos in Bonita Springs like The Colony, it’s time to get started looking at potential properties that could be your next luxury home. Buying a luxury home is an exciting time — you’re about to make your dreams […]

Are You Retiring? Consider Downsizing Your Home

May 19, 2016 / by jillkushner / in Bonita Springs, Bonita Springs Real Estate, Buying a Home, Custom Single Family, Florida, High-rise, Highrise, Mid-rise & Coach, Naples, Real Estate, Retirement, Selling a Home, Single-Family Homes, The Colony at Pelican Landing, The Colony Golf and Bay Club / 0 Comments

Retirement is an exciting time, and if you’re at that point in your life, it’s time to examine your current situation, financially and in terms of real estate, to determine how you want to spend your golden years. When you’re ready to retire, downsizing from a single family home to a highrise condo can be […]

7 Tips for Taxes and Luxury Real Estate Investments

April 22, 2016 / by jillkushner / in Bonita Springs, Bonita Springs Florida Lifestyle, Bonita Springs Real Estate, Buying a Home, Florida, High-rise, Highrise, Real Estate, Southwest Florida, The Colony at Pelican Landing / 0 Comments

When you’re ready to move forward with your next luxury real estate investment, it’s important to be armed with as much information as possible before you take action.  Choosing your next luxury home purchase can be intimidating because they often come with hefty taxes and rules that may seem complicated if you’re not a tax […]

7 Luxurious Additions to Make to Your Colony Home

April 12, 2016 / by jillkushner / in Amenities, Bonita Springs, Bonita Springs Florida Lifestyle, Bonita Springs Real Estate, Decor, Dining, Florida, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Real Estate, Southwest Florida / 0 Comments

When you live in one of the gorgeous Colony homes, you’ve got the best of the best. Colony homes in Bonita Springs offer exceptional amenities and options for every taste. However, making your home truly yours is something every homeowner seeks. Putting your personal touch on your space can make your condo go from a […]

Lee County Property Tax Guide for Luxury Living

April 2, 2016 / by jillkushner / in Bonita Springs, Bonita Springs Florida Lifestyle, Bonita Springs Real Estate, Florida, Naples, Real Estate, Southwest Florida / 0 Comments

If you’ve bought or are thinking about buying a luxury home at The Colony or within Lee County, it’s important to stay up to speed with the current property taxes in the county because once you close on a property, you’re responsible for the taxes. Although there are no income, inheritance or luxury taxes in […]

10 Reasons to Invest in a Highrise Home in Bonita Springs

March 23, 2016 / by jillkushner / in Bonita Springs, Bonita Springs Real Estate, Florida, High-rise, Highrise, Real Estate, Southwest Florida, The Colony at Pelican Landing / 0 Comments

Making the decision to invest in a highrise home is one that many individuals may consider due to their personal preferences, lifestyles, and financial means. If you’re looking in Southwest Florida, you should consider buying that highrise home in Bonita Springs, but not just because it’s pretty. Read on to learn 10 reasons why you […]

March 2016 Housing Market Update: Can We Expect the Housing Bubble to Burst?

March 10, 2016 / by jillkushner / in Bonita Springs, Bonita Springs Florida Lifestyle, Florida, Real Estate, Selling a Home, Southwest Florida / 0 Comments

The real estate market in southwest Florida is definitely one to watch — after all, Florida was severely hit when the housing bubble exploded from 2006-2013, leaving millions with underwater mortgages or facing foreclosure. However, the coastal communities like Bonita Springs and Naples are resilient, and thankfully, the market has improved considerably and shows no […]

Season’s Winding Down: Summer Events for Full-Time Colony Residents

May 1, 2015 / by jillkushner / in Amenities, Entertainment, Florida, Lifestyle / 0 Comments

Just because season is winding down doesn’t mean that you have to. There are plenty of wonderful summer events available to full-time residents of The Colony. If you’re looking for something to do this summer, look no further. Travel Club Are you interested in seeing all the sights that Switzerland has to offer? The Travel […]

Fishing in Southwest Florida

January 20, 2015 / by jillkushner / in Florida / 0 Comments

Sanibel Island Fishing – First Hand Experience It was a morbidly cold morning here in Southwest Florida; the temperature was right at 50 degrees. We started our journey huddled in the truck from the chilling weather and discussed how our day would end up. Corey, Jeff and I were headed for Punta Rasa boat ramp […]

7 Reasons You Should Be In Southwest Florida

January 23, 2013 / by nikkiadmin / in Amenities, Beaches, Bonita Springs, Custom Single Family, Florida, Golf, High-rise, Highrise, Master Communities, Mid-rise & Coach, Single-Family Homes, Southwest Florida, Tennis, The Colony Golf and Bay Club, Villa Homes / 0 Comments

Here’s an interesting statistic I just found. There are 78 million baby boomers  in the U.S., and professionals predict that one-sixth of them will spend part of their lives in the state of Florida. That’s almost 13 million new residents of Florida between now and 2023.” It’s no surprise to anyone who lives here! Here are just 7 reasons why Southwest Florida, especially Bonita […]