Explore Marco Island, FL

By Colleen Irwin, Creative Real Estate Solutions...
(Retired)
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Background of Key MarcoRich history from the Calusa Indian civilization with the 15 shell mounds that remain on the Island to the pirates and entrepreneurs who settled the area. The island was originally named after Captain John F. Horr who used the area as his vacation home and pineapple plantat...

By Colleen Irwin, Creative Real Estate Solutions...
(Retired)
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Shipps Landing  Shipp's Landing is a community at the Southeastern tip of Marco Island affording wonderful views of the 10,000 Islands. This community was built in three stages I, II & IIII consists of 54 units and was built in 1979. II consists of 48 units on seven floors and was completed in 19...

By Colleen Irwin, Creative Real Estate Solutions...
(Retired)
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I got a very interesting Google Alert this morning about Marco Island entitled The memory, it gets fuzzy in the heat reported by John Kass of the Chicago Tribune. It caught my attention with the reference to a Penthouse on Marco Island, so I had to click and read. Then I read the article and thou...

By Sharon Pudleiner
(Engel & Voelkers Real Estate/Marco Island)
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Thanks for reading my blog.  Things here on Marco Island have been brought to incredible lows and equally incredible highs.  We had our highest sale ever on Marco Island.  What a ride!I would like to hear from you. Sharon

By Colleen Irwin, Creative Real Estate Solutions...
(Retired)
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 City of Marco Island Parks and Recreation Department will present the movie "Transformers" on Friday, November 9th to continue the ‘Movies in the Park' Fall series at Mackle Park.Transformers is a 2007 live action film directed by Michael Bay and executive produced by Steven Spielberg, based on ...

By Colleen Irwin, Creative Real Estate Solutions...
(Retired)
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I just read an editorial from the Naples News - City should manage asset in taxpayers' best interest. Interesting question brought to light, it has been four years since Marco Island purchased that property from Dale Glon for $10 Million. The seven acre site was set aside for a park and community...

By Natalie Kirstein
(John R. Wood Realtors)
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In a recent television interview, Donald Trump stated that now, and the next 6 months, is the best time to buy real estate.  The interviewer asked Donald Trump if he was practicing what he preached and he stated he was doing just that - buying real estate.  Another advocate that states that this ...

By Colleen Irwin, Creative Real Estate Solutions...
(Retired)
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You don't want to be caught by surprise the realities of owning a Second Home on Marco Island. There are the costs involved, then there are the realities of owning a second home. Especially if you have to travel any distance to get to your Second Home on Marco Island. Owning a second home is a gr...

By Colleen Irwin, Creative Real Estate Solutions...
(Retired)
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Enterprise Construction files for Chapter 11 This was announced on Monday and who on Marco Island is really surprised? The controversy has been around for some time. No I have never really been a fan of their homes, and yes there is a lot of controversy on the subject. Just read the comments over...

By Colleen Irwin, Creative Real Estate Solutions...
(Retired)
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Ok, why is a Realtor from Celebration Florida writing about Marco Island?  Because I used to work and live on Marco Island and I still have ties to the community!    This week I posted a few articles about Marco Island and as a regular feature David Podgursky posted too!The Olde Marco Island Inn ...

By Carolyn A. Rzaca, Broker Associate, GRI,SRS,TRC
(ROYAL SHELL REAL ESTATE, INC.)
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 FLORIDA CONDOMINIUMS - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW WHEN SELLING!  Florida condominiums come in all sizes from the multi story high rise to the two story walk up.  They can be located inland, on a golf course or on the beach.  It does not matter where they are located or what they look like a condomini...

By Colleen Irwin, Creative Real Estate Solutions...
(Retired)
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Snook Season Opens in Soutwest Florida Saturday, September 1 marks the opening of Snook Season! Many Marco Anglers will be out trying to catch this fish this holiday weekend.   Ok -- what is a Snook?  Let's Go to the Beach on Marco Island    Florida Mortgage | Subprime Loan - Are you worried? Sub...

By Colleen Irwin, Creative Real Estate Solutions...
(Retired)
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 Marco Island is the gateway to the 10,000 Islands and wilfelife surrounds us...  Some of the wildlife you might see include: Alligators - Florida has one of only two species of alligators left in the world, the American alligator. Today, alligators have recovered from near extinction.Brown Pelic...

By Colleen Irwin, Creative Real Estate Solutions...
(Retired)
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 Who doesn't love Pizza?  Those that live on Marco Island have several options for pizza!  My personal favorite is Five Brother's Pizza!   But everyone has their own opinion.   When you are on Marco Island and want pizza, there are a few choices for you.  Here are a few option on Marco Island to ...

By Natalie Kirstein
(John R. Wood Realtors)
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The high-end condo, beachfront market continues to show signs of movement in the mid-summer market, a traditionally slower selling season.  The high-end, beachfront condo market experienced a surge in activity at the end of season and post-Easter.  We continue to see some activity in the high-end...

By Natalie Kirstein
(John R. Wood Realtors)
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As a second generation Realtor on the west coast of Florida, my life has revolved around discussions about real estate.  Real estate has evolved tremendously over the past 40 years.  Gone are the days of searching through handwritten pages of listings to find a property for your buyer. We now exc...

By Natalie Kirstein
(John R. Wood Realtors)
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Buyers are scooping up properties on the beautiful beaches of Marco Island.  They range from foreigners enjoying favorable exchange rates to baby boomers entering or nearing retirement and investors who believe Marco Island is shifting out of Buyers Market conditions. Positive changes in the mark...

By Joe Bartos, BartosGroup
(Premiere Plus Realty)
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If Marco Island is an indicator for Southwest Florida and Southwest Florida is an indicator for the rest of Florida then it looks like we are starting to turn the ship back in the right direction. I've posted some interesting figures on Pending Sales Remain Strong at MarcoRealtyBuzz.com that indi...

By Natalie Kirstein
(John R. Wood Realtors)
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The high-end market continues to pick up steam in the post-Easter buying season.  In the past week, we have seen three high-end properties go pending, one in Madeira and two in Vera Cruz.  Showings continue to occur in this traditionally slow season with foreign and domestic buyers returning for ...

By Natalie Kirstein
(John R. Wood Realtors)
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The high-end condo, beach view condo market on Marco Island picked up steam with a post-Easter buying spree.  Buyers focused on two high-end condos, Madeira and Vera Cruz.  The most desirable "04" stack on Madeira is left with only one unit on the market for buyers. Your  market update on closed ...

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