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Florida Is The Foreclosure Capital – Good News For Buyers

May 29, 2013

Florida is the number one foreclosure state in the US and Miami is the foreclosure capital.  The first quarter of 2013, Miami had the highest foreclosure activity of any large city in the country with one in every 79 residences receiving some type of foreclosure filing, as reported by Realty Trac. In the first quarter […]

10 Things Sellers Can Do To Improve Curb Appeal

May 27, 2013

Remember you only have one chance to make a first impression and first impressions matter.  The outside of your house says a lot to potential buyers before they even walk in the door.  There are easy ways to clean and freshen up the exterior of your home that don’t require lots of money and time. […]

27 Mile Mountain Bike Ride In Everglades City

May 24, 2013

I wrote last week about the road bike ride in Everglades City but, if you are a mountain bike lover, there is also a good ride for you.  This ride was also part of the River of Grass Greenway Ride in April this year but you can do it at any time of the year. […]

Poinciana Trees On 5th Avenue In Old Naples

May 22, 2013

This weekend I was able to spend some time in downtown Naples enjoying Starbucks coffee on 5th Avenue South and watching the people enjoy a gorgeous sunny Saturday afternoon.  The Poinciana trees are showing off their wonderful color throughout the downtown Naples area. Poinciana Trees are also known as Flame Trees and it is easy […]

New Streamlined Modification For Freddie Mac Mortgages

May 20, 2013

Is the mortgage on your home insured by Freddie Mac?  Are you between 90 and 720 days late on your mortgage payment?  If you answer yes to these questions you may be eligible for the new Freddie Mac streamlined modification program.  This program was planned to begin on July 1, 2013 but the government owned […]

4 Important Buyer Tips For Sellers

May 17, 2013

In the real estate industry today we try to keep the buyers and sellers apart so there are no personalities involved in the transaction and the process can evolve smoothly.  But what if the buyer could tell the seller all the things they have done wrong when presenting their property for sale?  Wouldn’t that be […]

Road Bike Trails In Everglades City

May 15, 2013

Everglades City is just a short drive from Naples and is a great place to take your road bike.  There is an organized ride each spring held by River of Grass Greenway but you can go anytime and ride the route with friends.  All rides start at McLeod Park in Everglades City.  Click here for […]

Naples Botanical Gardens Tour And Pictures

May 6, 2013

The Naples Botanical Gardens is a wonderful place to visit and relax among the flowers or bring your camera and snap away to your hearts content. My husband Mike is a professional photographer as well as a member of ToastyinNaples.com Realty and he loves the photo opportunities at the Botanical Gardens.  You can purchase an annual […]