Equity Realty's Naples Real Estate Blog

The real estate industry is now taking a huge leap, considering that London Bay Homes is venturing into new opportunities in the heart of Naples. A couple of months ago, the company put up a new home in downtown Naples, and it boasted of a huge success. Today, they are putting up a similar one in the same area, plus there are also plans to develop similar homes in the near future.

You see, the company has had a solid reputation in dealing with upmarket homes, specifically in the Mediterra and even Quail West. However, now they are even expanding their strategies in Naples, by acquiring more property to fulfill the ever growing demand of homes in the region and in the greater part of it.

As we speak, Old Naples is rich in real estate opportunities.

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Southwest Florida has always been popular for its subtropical landscape. For a long time, it has attracted people looking for a second home. Customers are attracted toward high end golf courses, water sports and boating on the Gulf of Mexico, fine dine restaurants, malls and shops. Southwest Florida features a wide range of cities right on the coast from Platinum Coast of Naples and Marco, Collier Country to Sanibel Island’s beaches.

Collier County has always been popular for its winters. According to residents, when cold breeze blows during the winter season, the temperature is still 10-15 degrees warmer than Sarasota. Despite the numerous threats from hurricanes, the increasing cost of home insurance and various other problems, more than a thousand

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Starting today, Florida Based London Based Homes has renewed its portfolio by adding 3 new villas (single family) in Portofino, a very unique and beautiful village that borrows Mediterranean and Spanish architectural motifs.

The company has also announced the name of the new bedrooms, which bear Italian names such as Carina, Benita and Adalia. Each villa is very spacious and offers a powder room, 3 full bathrooms, a formal dining room and of course, a study room all within 2810 square feet and up to 3240 square feet. In fact, these are only 3 of a total of 9 different home designs that people interested in Portofino real estate can currently buy.

Featuring breathtaking plazas and traditional cobblestone streets, the calm and beautiful

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A homeowner check possible mortgage re-financing options on her laptop.A drop in mortgage rates has left many Americans wondering what to do next. Millions of Americans will most likely re-finance their mortgage loans during this tantalizing period. Homeowners and aspiring homeowners keen on getting discounts avoided their lenders for processing of their earlier requests. The opportunity to lower the mortgage rates arose from the turmoil in the financial markets resulting to a reduction in stock prices and bonds. Long-term mortgage rates, however, were as per treasury’s strategic plan which has for the first time reduced to less than 2 percent since May last year. 

According to Freddie Mac, a giant mortgage firm, the mean rates for 30-year fixed mortgages reduced to 3.97 percent. The drop to below 4 percent was

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Exterior of a home in Naples, Florida.The Renaissance in South Fort Myers is a private, gated and master planned golf community. It is located near the Daniels Parkway Corridor. It is also known as one of the lowest density communities in that area. There are only 390 home sites in the community and these home sites are surrounded by vast nature preserves and lakes. There are many different neighborhoods inside the community. 

The two story clubhouse in the Renaissance Golf and Country Club is built in Mediterranean style. The club has excellent golf amenities. It features on site PGA professionals, a practice area, a pro shop as well as a 18 hole Arthur Hills Golf course. There are six red clay courts along with a full schedule of play on offer under the tennis program at the club. It

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Agents with giant keyAccording to statistics, during the month of August, only a few Americans bought homes as compared to the previous months. 

Likewise, according to the National Association of Realtors, the sales of existing homes dramatically fell by 1.8 percent and the annual rate seasonally adjusted to 5.05 million. This resulted in a four-month streak of gains as the sales from August to July dramatically fell and it was something unexpected. 

Moreover, as compared to last year, where there was a 7 percent of August purchases, it went down to 12 percent and even the investors became skeptical and refused to buy properties, because they're afraid to experience the effects of housing busts, as well as recession. 

In a nutshell, it has been noted that the

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Lender sitting with buyers.Refinancing mortgages can either be good or bad depending on one’s financial situation. Various pros and cons need to be looked at carefully to so that one can arrive at the right decision. What exactly makes people want to refinance their mortgages? Looking back to the beginning of year 2012, the interest rates fell to an historic low. This led to many homeowners refinancing their mortgages. Refinancing a mortgage simply means getting a new mortgage to replace the old one. Better interest rates and loan terms are the main reasons making people refinance their mortgages.

The interest rates might have gone high slightly but the figures still remain close to what people experienced in the year 2012. This may still prompt one to change their current

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Financial HardshipIts not uncommon for people from different backgrounds in life to make financial mistakes. From making a purchase due to impulse buying to being sold car rental insurance or an extended warranty, there is a large host of things that may not be the most suitable for those who are trying to save money by reducing the amount that they want to spend.ˇ
This said, there are also larger purchases that can be made. All of which can signify that the person that is doing the buying can also make huge mistakes when they are purchasing major items like a home for the family to reside in. Which means, it is essential for buyers to make sure that they are doing the proper amount of research prior to signing on the dotted line. To avoid these and other related

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Naples Florida BeachesWe have a number of exciting events coming in throughout Delnor Wiggins State Park on Vanderbilt Beach in September. These are exciting events that are held in the morning and are free to people of all ages with your park admission.

On Thursday the 4th we will be highlighting gopher tortoises. These are big keystone species that are protective of environments. You will learn about how valuable they are to our environment in this session.

We'll talk about shorebirds on Saturday the 6th. It's all a part of World Shorebird Day. Shorebirds can be found on many beach spots; this session will teach you how to identify different shorebirds. You can bring a bird guide and binoculars with if desired.

Next, on Thursday the 11th we will cover sea turtles.

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Equity Realty Grill Tips PictureIn the world of technology, high-tech and low-tech gadgets are simplifying the way we do barbecuing more than ever before. New brands of Green Mountain Grills are developed to connect to WI-FI and synchronize using a Smartphone application that enables grillers to sit within and regulate the temperature to ensure that you do not miss a moment of your favorite football game.

ìIt is the best tool for the beer and game day. When you do not want cooking to distract you,î says Mike Tucker, the proprietor of Hawgeyes BBQ, Ankeny, Iowa

A small store operating within a huge online customer-base Hawgeyes BBQ sells tools, rubs and sauces. Small and big producers from around the country make use of Hawgeyes BBQ as a way to advertise themselves and make a mark

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