As we take our first steps toward recovery in Southwest Florida following Hurricane Ian, it's inspiring to see the support for local emergency services, relief efforts, and charitable organizations that come from across the country. Whether you have a personal connection to Southwest Florida or simply want to provide assistance to communities in need, we've put together a list of organizations that would welcome your support after Hurricane Ian.
Hurricane season in 2022 extends from June 1 through November 30. By taking precautions in advance, you can protect your property and ensure that you won't have to scramble to make preparations when a storm is expected to arrive. Whether you've just finished shopping for Naples homes for sale or you're a long-time resident, small investments in preparing your home can also save a lot of money in the long run. Our real estate agents have assembled some tips from experts to help you prepare your home for hurricane season this year.
Outdoor adventures abound on the Paradise Coast, and the beautiful beaches aren't the only place where you can satisfy your craving for the great outdoors. There are also quite a few great campgrounds located near Paradise Coast communities, with a mix of RV parks and primitive campsites to suit every taste. Our real estate agents have the details on 6 of the best camping spots near the Paradise Coast.
John R. Wood Properties today announced merger agreements with two vacation rental companies, Ft. Myers-based Resort Harbour Properties and Naples-based The Holiday Life, effective today. In April, the company also acquired a Pine Island-based vacation rental company.
"Continued expansion of our presence in the high-end vacation rental market is a natural strategic evolution for John R. Wood Properties in our local area. These companies share our core values of legendary service and a respected code of ethics. Incorporating them into the John R. Wood Properties family will help agents realize a larger selection of listings for our clients while helping preserve our number-one market share in the Lee and Collier County market, and it's a goal we have pursued for several years," said Corey McCloskey, John R. Wood Properties Vice President of Operations.
The three new entities will now be recognized as divisions of JRW Vacation Rentals LLC, A John R. Wood Company.
Do you dream about having the perfect lawn, garden, and landscaping but don't always have the time to monitor everything closely? There's a smart device for that! Installing a smart irrigation system is a great way to make sure all of your landscaping features are always getting the right amount of water and reduce water consumption in the process. With gardening season in full swing, now is the perfect time to make the switch. Our real estate agents are here to help with tips for installing a smart irrigation system for your Florida home.