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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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If you are, then the recently released 2014 Cost versus Value report by Remodeling Magazine will help you a lot in deciding on the remodeling projects as it clearly lays out the return provided by various home remodeling projects.

The 2014 report breaks the myth that investing in remodeling the house for selling purposes is always a winning proposition. In fact, nothing is further from the truth as on an average homeowner recovers only $.60 for each dollar spent on remodeling. Also, majority of the remodeling projects which provide excellent ROI are not the shiny glamorous ones you'll usually watch on TV like kitchen or bathroom remodeling.

The projects with the highest average return on investment include the practical but unglamorous ones such as

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Twin Eagles is a 1,115 acre gated community. It is being developed by the Ronto Group in North Naples. But, the question is, what exactly attract homebuyers to Twin Eagles? Its tranquil natural setting, the diverse luxury product offering, and also an array of amenities which include 2 championship golf courses always attract homebuyers to this community.

It reported 8 closed new construction transactions worth 4,028,279 USD. Also, eight new construction contracts, pending, valued at 6,534,856 USD were processed during the month of July. The July activity is impressive. It increased Twin Eagles` year-to-date pending and closed new construction sales to a total of 78,384,867 USD.

The July sales activity of Twin Eagles really reflected the popularity

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Grey Oaks Country ClubFrom the 1st of January to June 30 of 2014, $31,482,330 dollars have been processed at Grey Oaks Country Club in transactions. These transactions were the result of twenty-three custom end-user new-build home, resale home, furnish model and unfurnished move-in ready residence sales, just as Grey Oakes Royalty has reported. From January to June (a period of six months), three new residences of the fully-furnish model were introduced in the neighborhood called Torino.

Opportunities in Traditions

In the same period of time, a new construction product was approaching sell out in the neighborhood called Traditions. In Grey Oaks, the number of new-built opportunities is becoming lower. Because of this, there is a final chance for people to buy new

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The new Camargo furnished villa model is now open and can be viewed by interested parties as announced by Grey Oaks Realty. The two-story villa stands on a whole 4,311 square foot of land. It is located at the Grey Oaks Country Club, in the Torino neighborhood. 

The Camargo is among three others villas that have been completed in the same neighborhood. Their interiors were exclusively designed by Design West. The vision here is to have a collection of luxury villas which will consist of both one story and two-story houses. 

The floor plans for the one and two-story villas range from 3,032 to 4,311 respectively. Three villas that will not be furnished are under construction with completion slated for close to the end of summer. 

The Camargo is

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