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Outside Blog on Blogger at www.NaplesFlAreaHomes.blogspot.com - 08/25/08 11:40 PM
Recently I launched my outside blog on Blogger, which may be more familiar to some as having a .blogspot.com extension. What does everyone think of having an outside Blog as well as the ActiveRain as well? Please, please, please be kind!
I look forward to any thoughts, comments and experinces with SEO and www.Blogger.com Call Garren Grup, REALTOR ®... Noteworty Results in Naples, Bonita Springs & Estero! (3 comments)
LOWER PROPERTY INSURANCE PREMIUMS A PRIORITY IN TALLAHASSEE - 08/25/08 10:40 PM
Wind mitigation studies are a great way to reduce insurance as well. Finding a good home inspector that is familiar with these is a great asset to every agent! Call Garren Grup, REALTOR ®... Noteworty Results in Naples, Bonita Springs & Estero!
Via Julie Jones: In a report issued from Tallahassee, comprehensive insurance reform was addressed during the 2008 legislative session. Representative, Ellyn Bogdanoff, stated in her newsletter that the legislated "Homeowner's Bill of Rights" will level the playing field between insurers and their customers and ensure that all Floridians are treated fairly by their insurance companies. The bill changes the (1 comments)
Highlights of the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 - 08/25/08 06:48 PM
On July 31, the President signed into law H.R. 3221, the Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008, a sweeping, nearly 800-page housing law, unlike anything we've seen in a generation. Shrouded in controversy, the bill has a number of provisions which have been exhaustively debated and politicized in the media ever since. Here are the highlights below: Housing & Economic Recovery Act of 2008 First-time Homebuyer Tax Credit
Download this chart in PDF for distribution Click Here See more about this Act and Click Here
For the best information when purchasing or selling a home. Contact someone (2 comments)
April stay & Golf in Bonita Springs, FL... Anyone??? - 08/24/08 10:42 PM
April stay in Bonita Springs, FL... Anyone??? Golf & Lake View! Fabulous Furnishings! Just minutes from the beach and Naples, FL Location: Spring Run at The Brooks in Bonita Springs, Southwest Florida, South Gulf Coast, Florida, USA Accommodations: Condominium - 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s) - 2 Baths - (Sleeps 4-6) Listing courtesy of www.Vrbo.com/111837 Garren Grup, REALTOR®... Noteworty Results when Buying or Selling in Bonita Springs , Estero & Naples! (0 comments)
Tropical Fay Went Away... Thankfully not a Hurricane! - 08/24/08 10:37 PM
Tuesday, August 19, 2008, 12 noon EST - Tropical storm Fay never reached hurricane strength, and is now past Collier County, currently in the Lee and Hendry County areas. In general, the storm was not a major event. Damage is very light in most areas----tree limbs and a very occasional downed tree. Structural damage to buildings was very light in most of the Naples/Bonita/Ft. Myers area, although we did hear of some problems toward the central part of the state, around Clewiston. Winds were lighter than predicted, usually in the 20mph to 40mph range, with some gusts as high as 70mph (0 comments)
For thousands of years, Southwest Florida's Calusa Indians paddled the rivers and back bays of this area. These earliest residents were stewards of the land and fierce warriors (Calusa means "the fierce people"). The tribe lived nomadically off the lands, always staying close to a river known as Surveyor's Creek, which they believed had the power to heal the sick. The Calusa way of life was changed forever with the arrival of Ponce De Leon during the Spanish exploration, and by the 18th century, the tribe was gone altogether. Through a combination of war, disease and dissemination (evidence suggests that (4 comments)
3 Distinctly Different Amenity options to Enjoy: Golfing Dining Spa, Fitness & Tennis Center See the dates in August & September at the links above or Click Here
Call Garren Grup at 239-289-8619 to Schedule your tour View my Featured High-rise Properties in this Community View the 2008 Membership options at The Colony Golf & Bay Club. View available homes, condos and high-rise properties in The Colony (1 comments)
Who Has the Best Agents? ...Naples Bonita Springs & Estero, FL - 08/14/08 05:18 PM
The best agents in the Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero and south Fort Myers market can apparently be found at John R. Wood REALTORS@ according to a recent article in REALTOR Magazine. While the nationwide housing market was very sluggish in 2007 and even in Southwest Florida, some area professionals still managed to shine! JRW ranks in the Top 100 (93rd) of all real estate companies in terms of total sales volume for 2007 - $1,222,600,000. That's Billions Sold each year! Average sales volume per agent - $4,075,200 - is twice that of Downing-Frye, the only other Naples company in the Top (2 comments)
Trump goes "BUY" on ABC news - 08/12/08 07:46 PM
Yesterday, my blog mentioned Donald Trump and how their were buyers out there looking. Well, Donald's ears must have been burning because today he Spoke out and recommended buying real estate if you need a house or are unaffected by the downturn in the economy. A few years ago before the downturn he was telling people not to buy and now he is saying that it's among the best times to buy! As I've said before though "it's only a buyers market if you buy!" (I highly recommend watching the video at the link provided) Via Michael Kupper: It doesnt matter what you may (0 comments)
Most Expensive Homes Ever... Buyers are still out there - 08/11/08 10:50 PM
A unnamed Russian mogul has paid the record sum of 752 million dollars for a 20 acre villa known as Villa Leopolda. Villa Leopolda is on France's Mediterranean coast and one of the most glorious mansions in the world, located between Nice and Monte Carlo. The wealth of Russian billionaires has been highly publicized recently as another Russian billionaire acquired Donald Trump's Palm Beach property for what now seems like the paultry sum of $95 million. Naples, FL most expensive and recent sale was $40 million. Although some exist that have surpassed that in construction cost, many exist that are much more reasonable and (0 comments)
Lee & Collier County voters irked by Political calls on Cell Phones! - 08/08/08 10:14 AM
Voters in Collier & Lee County were put on notice last night that they may be receiving dozens of political phone calls on behalf of campaigns. Any voter in Florida, who entered their cell phone number on the voter reegistration card may be in for a big surprise! The Florida Elections Office has the right to sell your persoanl cell phone number to political candidates in your area or even the parties themselves! A long standing myth that you needed to add your cell phone number to the National (or Florida) "Do Not Call" list could now be necessary. However it's unclear as (1 comments)
Bonita Springs - Estero REALTORS® host Halloween in the Park! - 08/07/08 10:59 AM
Halloween in the Park Mark your calendars... The Community Relations Committee and BEAR(Bonita-Estero Association of REALTORS®) in conjunction with the City of Bonita Springs will be hosting Halloween in the Park at the Riverside Park in Downtown Bonita Springs on Halloween. This free event is to provide a safe environment for children to trick or treat and for our REALTOR® community to "give back to the community". There is no cost to participate, a number of area real estate professional will bring candy to hand out to the little ones as they enter our "Happy Halloween World" of fun, games,and prizes. This is a great way to celebrate (0 comments)
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Bonita Mail Stop... Takes to the Internet! - 08/06/08 04:52 PM
Bonita Mail Stop owners Tony & Carol have decided to take their well established packaging and shipping business to the Internet! Located just across from Bonta Bay, on US 41 & Terry Street in Bonita Spring they both send and receive packages on behalf of their International clientele. Tony & Carol are Brits that have relocated to the US in pursuit of a dream and the opportunities available here. The pleasant climate of Southwest Florida and easy access to the Interantional Airports that serve the area and region certainly help!
Business Profile: Bonita Mail Stop is your privately owned and operated community shipping and (0 comments)
Bueller, Bueller! ...Ben Stein says "Were Not in a Recession...They Sell Fear!" - 08/01/08 08:59 AM
Ben Stein, an economist and the son of an economist who coined the phrase "Voodoo Economics" which you may recall hearing in the way he's better known to some, as the economics teacher in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" repeating, "Bueller, Bueller!" This time Ben Stein is trying to wake consumers with some key points: 1) Were not in a recession! (per it's definition of 2 quarters of negative growth) 2) Weak dollar is driving a boom in U.S. exports. 3) The growing economies of China & India are really beginning to drive the world economy.4) It would be rare for commodities (6 comments)
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