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The luxury community of Park Shore is getting a new addition to its ranks this October – The Bella Vista, a 3,319 square foot vision of elegance. 

Scheduled to open this month, this 3,319-square-foot, fully furnished home is priced at $2.495 million and comes with an array of options and amenities that make it worth every penny. You’ll have four bedrooms and four-and-a-half baths, a beautiful central gallery hallway, a spacious study, a gourmet island kitchen with a separate breakfast area, a beautiful outdoor living space off the formal dining room, a cozy fireplace, an outdoor kitchen area with an included bar, a luxurious pool and spa, and a gathering area with a fire pit – the perfect setting to entertain or just enjoy some quality time with

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Lely Resort is getting a brand new addition to its Cordoba development, and it’s everything that people have come to expect from the community and much more – The Triana. 

The flexibility of the Triana floor plan is evident in the many variations buyers have to choose from. Depending on any given person’s preference, the Triana is situated on between 2,092 and 2,125 square feet under air. Plus, the base price is just in the mid-$400s, making it an affordable option considering the quality of the home, the spacious nature of the floor plan, and the countless amenities available in the community and out.

Cordoba is also home to several other inventory residences, including the popular Barcelona, which boasts three bedrooms, three-and-a-half

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According to a 2013 survey carried out by Bankrate, closing costs have risen 6% nationwide from last year, and Florida is no exception. 

The 20th most expensive state in 2012, Florida has jumped to 9th on the list, and the numbers considered don’t even include title insurance, taxes, and other fees. The average closing cost across the country is $2,402, while in Florida that number is slightly bumped up to $2,517.

However, there are several ways you can personally get your closing costs down as low as possible:

  • Talk to the lender

Although fees and taxes aren’t able to be negotiated, the lender may occasionally be open to lowing some of the underwriting and processing fees.

  • Look for a good deal

Don’t just go with the

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Entertaining, relaxing, or using as an extra room.

The Regatta, built by Jacobsen Homes, comes fully installed on a gorgeous, ¼-acre property in the heart of Country Lakes. Just minutes from the Caloosahatchee River and picturesque downtown Ft. Myers, this community of manufactured homes is in a quiet seclusion that emphasizes the beauty of the surrounding landscaping, including a large lake that features as a focal point at the center of the community.  

The model home features a round-top glass front door that creates a welcome environment for visitors and homeowners alike, and boasts box bay windows in the dining room as well as cathedral ceilings throughout. All windows come with two-inch blinds for your privacy, and the custom-painted

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After an August that saw 4 sales that totaled more than $3 million, Grey Oaks Country Club has reported that their year-to-date sales volume now exceeds a whopping $57 million. 

The luxury golf community also saw impressive buyer traffic as well, with 38 visitors in the month of August. The sales for this month included two gorgeous coach homes in Traditions at Grey Oaks, a homesite in Miramonte, and a brand-new, custom residence also in the same subdivision.

In 2012, Grey Oaks completed some 56 transactions, totaling $61,034,084, which represented a nearly 300% percent increase from the previous year. The community is well on track to beat that number by the end of 2013.

This heavy demand means that Traditions at Grey Oaks is starting to

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There’s a reason why Southwest Florida is the premier destination, year in and year out, for snowbirds looking for some sun and fun – when the weather is as good as it is here in Naples, the city becomes irresistible.

And if a day on the water isn’t your speed, the local parks are the perfect place to relax and enjoy the warm sun, friendly people, and green grass. There are plenty of parks to see, so here are a few that stick out as some of the best around:

Lowdermilk Park
Located just minutes North of the quaint streets of Olde Naples, Lowdermilk Park combines the beautiful scenery of the Gulf coast beaches with a quiet charm created by lush grass shaded by tall palms. There is both metered and unmetered parking available for everyone, as well as

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