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champion-news-icon-02-27-15 January 2015 JRW Market Report
What’s Happening this week:
SW Florida & Lee County Fair; Florida Strawberry Festival
Tripp’s Laugh Lines: Trading jabs and lobs…
 champion-news-icon-02-20-15 Hard to imagine this much snow!
Spring Training begins soon at JetBlue Park
Tripp’s Laugh Lines: It’s not shopping, it’s war
champion-news-icon-02-13-15 Don’t let this kill you!
Two limited time events to see in Collier and Lee Counties
Tripp’s Laugh Lines: There’s a Doc for that
champion-news-icon-02-06-15 8 Interview questions for home inspectors
Create your own backyard oasis
Tripp’s Laugh Lines: Things your mother should have taught you not to do
 champion-news-icon-01-30-15 Ripoff Short Sale Fraud
World Wetlands Day at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
Tripp’s Laugh Lines: Rock on if you even know what that means
 Newsletter Jan. 30, 2015 Mortgage Rates Decline
John R. Wood Market Report for 2014
Naples Winter Wine Festival
Dealing with inherited real estate
 champion-news-icon-01-16-15 Four ways to find the value of your home
Tripp’s Laugh Lines: Tips to our northern friends about our flora and fauna
Ten cool kitchen remodeling features
champion news icon 01-09-15 10 Reasons to downsize in 2015
Tripp’s Laugh Lines: The benefits of relaxation and lunch with Oprah
Top decorating trends for 2015
champion news icon 01-02-15 2015- A year for new habits!
Tripp’s Laugh Lines: Writer’s Block
Get to know SW Florida
champion news icon 12-26-14 Tripp’s Laugh Lines: Keep your shirt on or risk losing it
Guests coming? Time to fix up the guest room.
Reflect on 2014 but leave it in the past
champion news icon 12-19-14 Tripp’s Laugh Lines: Green Acres is the place for me…
Safety in the home during the holidays
Dreaming of a green Christmas?
Renovations bring outdated condo to life
champion news icon 12-12-14 Keeping the Happy in your Holidays 
Happy Holidays – Tips for Coping
3 No-bake holiday treats
Tripp’s Laugh Lines: Make the bad taxes go away
champion-news-icon-12-05-14 Naples and Park Shore Happenings 
Holiday regift giving
History of the Christmas tree
Tripp’s Laugh Lines: Pork Chop Elbow
Newsletter 11-28-145
The Ten Year Was – Michigan vs Ohio State
History of the American Christmas Card
Holiday Decorating Simply
Tripp’s Laugh Lines: It’s nice being born with opposable thumbs
Thanksgiving Gobble, Gobble Glutton
Tap into the Florida Sunshine
American Football Fan-atics – Do you know your football history?
Tripp’s Laugh Lines: Mom’s cooking ain’t what it used to be
 champion-news-icon-11-14-14 Gratitude – Show it before Thanksgiving
The Thanksgiving fast feast
Top 15 Home Updates
Tripp’s Laugh Lines: Tips to our northern friends about our flora and fauna
 champion-news-icon-11-07-14 Don’t shop for homes alone
Let the bargains begin
Salute to American Veterans
Veteran’s Day Weekend at Naples Zoo
Tripp’s Laugh Lines: Invasion of Armadillos
 champion-news-icon-10-31-14 Happy All Hallow’s Eve!
Park Shore Plaza Updates
Harmon-Meek Gallery kicks off 52nd season in Naples
Fabulous Fall decorating ideas
Tripp’s Laugh Lines: Checking out the cake lady has become my passion
 champion-news-icon-10-24-14 Happy Landscapes, Boo la la and more
Does landscaping improve the value of your home?
Backyard Bash Kickoff & Boo La La Ghouls Du Jour
Delicious 5-start Pumpkin Cheesecake
Tripp’s Laugh Lines: Lost & Found
 champion-news-icon-10-17-14 6 Great Reasons to Buy Now
Must See – Historical home of SW Florida
Making Pumpkin healthy for Fall baking
Tripp’s Laugh Lines: Maybe Pledge will make a come back
champion news icon 10-10-14 Housing Recovery on Track for 2015
Share of Home Sales > $500K Up
More Options for Direct Flights at Airports
SW Florida Charitable Giving Opportunities
Tripp’s Laugh Lines: The New Arts for Realtors – Martial Arts
champion news icon 10-3-14 Coastal Community and Furniture Finds
New Community – The Isles of Collier Preserve
Find the Finest in Home Furnishings
Great Football Fan Fun in Naples
Tripp’s Laugh Lines – Ills, pills and raging Ahmadinejad
champion news icon 09-26-14 Butterflies, birds, beaches and more…
Try something different this year
Naples Pier undergoing much needed renovation
Real Estate values on the rise
Tripp’s Laugh Lines: It’s not shopping, it’s war
champion news icon 09-19-14 Hurricane Season Half Over, Tripp’s Laugh Lines Just Beginning
So far – no hurricanes on the horizon;
New listing – 800 Gulf Shore Drive #206 (Contract Pending)
New Affiliation with Hyperion Title
Tripp’s Laugh Lines: Trading jabs and lobs with this new fangled mobile device
champion news icon 09-09-14 Do This Before You List
Property Prep Can Make All The Difference
Home Staging Guide