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With summer drawing to a very warm close in the last month, seasonal buyers are flocking to Southwest Florida in an escape of the snowy north. And, if you're planning on selling in the near future, you'll likely be hearing from some of these potential buyers.

When you start sprucing up your home for a showing, consider adding some fall flair to the mix – not only will you be giving a fresh, new look to your home that still compliments the warm climate, you'll be subtly reminding northern buyers of their own home up in the colder parts of the country. Here are some tips for getting your house in to the fall mood:

1. Fill Clear Containers with Dried Leaves

Nothing says "fall" like leaves that have changed color and fallen. So, for this cheap

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So you're wanting to move to Naples?

I don't blame you. It's a wonderful place to live. Low crime rates, white sand beaches, year-round warm weather and plenty of fun things to do. It was also rated by Forbes Magazine as the top city for job growth, and by Gallup-Healthways as the happiest, healthiest city in the US. What's not to love? If you like art, nature, good food and lots of culture, you'll probably feel right at home here in Naples.

One of the questions often asked when searching for a Naples home is "Where is the best place to live in Naples?". Sounds like a simple enough question, but the truth is it depends on a number of factors - such as how much you can, or are willing to, spend.

Real estate in Naples is very communal. There

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If you're looking for some quality entertainment or just wanting to get out of the house for an evening but not sure what there is to do around Naples this time of year (besides the obvious trip to the beach) then this article is for you. Here is a list of events that are happening here in Naples tonight, August 13th, 2015:

Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center presents South Florida Birds and Gardens

South Florida Birds and Gardens is a selection of photographs by Kirsten Hines drawn from her two recent books, Attracting Birds to South Florida Gardens and Birds of Fairchild. The exhibition aims to inspire environmentally sensitive landscaping of conservation value to South Florida’s birdlife. Adults: $5.00 Kids 6-12: $3.00 Kids 6 and under:

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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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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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Finally, it is the weekend. It is time to let down your hair and have fun. Discover new things to do and have a great time this weekend with your friends and loved ones.

5. Spoil Your Buddies And Yourself at Sur La Table

You really want to have an unforgettable weekend, right? It is time to hit Sur La Table. Invite a few of your best pals and head for this most enchanting destination in the Mercato, 9105 Strada Place, Naples and order for some of the most exotic cuisines. Opening 6:30, the fun lasts until 8:30pm. Check out the really small meals and learn the magic you can do with an array of ingredients. You can even check out the salsa, glaze, and pesto! You need to be 18 and older to enjoy this specialty. Have an enjoyable meal starting at

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Do you have a plot this summer? If so, you will need to revise your schedule; and if not, Delnor Wiggins Park is more than willing to offer you a rare experience of nature and its surroundings. Boasting one of the pristine and blond stretches of beach known to mankind, Delnor is a paradise that offers its clients vast and peaceful scenery of the popular Gulf of Mexico, and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of countless shorebirds not forgetting the diverse wildlife that gather around the park each year.

The Ranger Programs at Delnor Wiggins Pass State Park in collaboration with Florida Gulf Coast University – FGCU Environmental Studies is now offering summer programs every Tuesday beginning June 10th at 9:30 am thanks to Christopher Tesmer, a gifted FGCU

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The Naples city Pier, a much-loved and frequently visited city landmark, could undergo a major makeover very soon. Engineers who examined the well-worn boards, decking, railings, and other aspects of the pier have estimated that the repair costs will amount to nothing less than $900,000, which includes the cost of replacing a minimum of 2,000 boards among other fittings. Part of the repair and beautification plan also involves incorporating stainless steel and composite decking in order to reduce future maintenance costs. However, the issue at present revolves around acquiring the finance to begin repair work. At present, the city of Naples is permitted to collect up to $200,000 in annual tourist taxes. The idea is to collect 3 years worth of advance

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Doc Ford's Rum Bar and Grill Coming to Naples, Florida.Doc Ford’s Rum Bar & Grille has opened their third location in Captiva just last year. Now, it is contemplating to open Doc Ford’s in Naples area within the year. The owners, White, Marinello and Harrity, love Naples area and see the idea of Doc Ford’s and Naples a perfect marriage.

Doc Ford’s currently have three branches. There is one in Sanibel, which opened in 2003. The second was opened in 2009 in Fort Myers Beach. The most current was in Captiva built in 2013. Aside from Naples, the trio is looking at possible expansions at Sarasota and Key West.

Doc Ford’s is known for its laid-back island theme. With a great seafood-inspired menu, many of its customers are coming back for more for its mouthwatering dishes. Deep Water Mahi-Mahi, raw

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