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Lake Front Single Family Home – 193 Monterey Drive in the Vineyards – Offered at $679,000

This enchanting and delightful three bedroom, three bathroom home is in what visitors call Naples hidden jewel, the Valley Oak community located in the Vineyards. This light and bright single family home sits on a newly landscaped lot offering stunning southwestern lake views. As you enter the front door you immediately notice the vaulted ceilings with beautiful plantation fans, plantation shutters and an amazing open floor plan that makes entertaining friends and family easy. From the fully remodeled kitchen…

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9th Annual 5K Turtle Trot at Lovers Key State Park

Hosted by Friends of Lovers Key, Inc., this unique trail course takes runners through a shady maritime hammock ecosystem on a hard-packed shell path. No part of the course required running through beach sand and the course ends at the pavilion overlooking the beach. Refreshments will be served and awards will be presented. Stick around after the race for a dip in the Gulf!  The event takes place on May 10th at 7:00AM at Lover’s…

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New Horizon’s 5th Annual Super Kids and Super Teens Golf Tournament

Be a sponsor, be a player….both are needed for this great event! The 5th Annual Super Kids and Super Teens Golf Tournament to be held on May 3, 2014 at Worthington Country Club, located at 13500 Worthington Way in Bonita Springs. It’s a great golf outing and fantastic fundraiser to provide ongoing operating support for New Horizon’s Super Kids and Super Teens Clubs. This year, their challenge is to surpass the $47,000 raised in 2013….

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It’s Time for the Annual Great Dock Canoe Race!

It’s time for the annual Great Dock Canoe Race! One of Naples’ most beloved and popular events, this historical race has deep roots within the Dock Restaurant at Crayton Cove.  The 38th Annual Great Dock Canoe Race will take place on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at Crayton Cove. The event starts at 11:00AM sharp and this year’s theme is Zombies in Paradise! Bring your canoe and a partner, and compete for prizes! Proceeds from this…

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NEIGHBORHOOD SNAPSHOT REPORT – March 2014

Each month, we publish the Neighborhood Snapshot Report which shows the number of closed sales over the last 12 months, as well as the available inventory in some of Naples’ and Bonita Springs’ most popular neighborhoods.  This report is divided by single-family homes and condominiums, and gives residents insight into how active their neighborhood is, as well as surrounding neighborhoods. Monthly Active/Closed Snapshot 12 Month Sold Comparison Report for Select Communities Information contained in this…

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MARKET REPORT – March 2014 FOR NAPLES, BONITA, ESTERO MARKET AREAS

Luxury Home New Listings Up 27% vs. Same Time in 2013; Average Sale Price Increases in Q1 2014 The March 2014 Market Report is now available! Covering the Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero combined market. You can get info on sales, pending sales and information in what the inventory situation looks like. 2014 continues its hot start and is poised get better. LISTED, PENDED, CLOSED YEAR TO DATE March 2014 LISTED, PENDED, CLOSED MONTH TO DATE March 2014…

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Madrid Club 3-B Now Available – Offered at $485,000 – Gulf Shore Boulevard Condo

The gorgeous sweeping bay views from this unit greet you just as you walk into this spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bath Gulf Shore Boulevard condominium. This open floor plan has two exquisite master suites that both offer amazing views of Moorings Bay.  Located within each bedroom is a private en-suite bath complete with beautiful elevated vanities and a sizable walk-in closet. Relax on the tranquil glass enclosed lanai with the sliders open to fully appreciate…

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Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act

Bill Passes by a Wide Margin By a vote of 72-22 the US Senate voted to approve H.R. 3370 and acted rather quickly to pass the bill that was amended by the House. This bill repeals the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s authority to increase rates at time of sale or when new flood maps come out. It also will refund excess premium to those who bought a property before FEMA gave notice of the rate…

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Think You’re Ready to Sell? Getting Ready for the Inspection…

Think You’re Ready to Sell? Getting Ready for the Inspection… So, you have hired a Realtor to sell your home, done the necessary things to get your home in order and the marketing plan your Realtor put together worked so well that you now have a contract on your home. This is perfect news but, you’re not out of the woods yet. Even though this is your home and you have lived there for years…

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Earth Day at the Refuge Sanibel Island

Talk trash, meet Bagzilla, and create earth-friendly crafts at this year’s Earth Day at the Refuge on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge.  Celebrate Earth Day from 10:00AM to 3:00PM with a guided biking tour, learning about the Refuge’s birds and eco-system, or earth crafts in the education center. There is also a guided hike along Indigo Trail and story time for the kids. The first 200 visitors to…

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