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Create an Emergency Plan:1) Hold a meeting with all members of your household to discuss the dangers of fire, severe weather, hurricanes, and other emergencies.  Explain how to respond to each.2) Find the safest spots in your home for each type of disaster.3) Discuss what to do about power outage...
Call your Emergency Management Office or American Red Cross Chapter to:1) Find out about the types of disasters that could occur in the area.2) Learn how to prepare for each type of disaster.3) Ask how you would be warned of any emergency.4) Learn your community's evacuation routes.5) Find out ab...
Living in Florida since 1983 and having endured more one hurricane (I even made my decision to relocate to Florida from the Boston area while vacationing and experiencing Hurricane David.).  I thought it might be helpful to post some helpful information for those that might be relocating to Flori...
Interest rates on 30-year mortgages rose for a third straight week to a nationwide average of 6.78 percent, hitting the highest level in more than four years -- and mortgage experts predict more of the same.
The real estate craze of 2005 is just the beginning, a former NAR chief economist told Florida real estate practitioners on June 29, 2006 at a meeting in Palmetto, Florida. "Between five and 10 years from now, it will be a better market than last year," said John Tuccillo. "But, I'm not saying th...
Citizens, the state's insurer of last resort, announced that it will no longer insure unfinished commercial buildings, which could change the face of development in coastal Florida since no insurance means no bank loans. One solution posed by the Office of Insurance Regulation: Create a temporary...
Effective July 1, 2006, the State of Florida requires new real estate brokerage relationships forms which all real estate licensees must provide to potential buyers and sellers in residential real estate listing and sales transactions.Although the changes are minor, it does effect the Single Agen...
Today, June 30, 2006, starts the new Impact Fee schedule for Collier County.The new school impact fee schedule includes a sliding scale of $8,228 to $10,017 for single-family homes, $2,862 for multifamily dwellings and $5,724 for a mobile home.Road impact fees went up 40 percent. The road impact ...
Impact fees are one-time assessments on new construction that are intended to make growth pay for growth. They are assessed for every new home and business built in the county and are paid for by developers, who typically pass those costs on to consumers in the form of higher prices.Collier Count...
In several markets across the country, homeowners increasingly are opting for smaller dwellings; and McMansions -- sprawling residences that sit on tiny lots -- are losing their appeal as baby boomers downsize and other buyers contend with higher interest rates and energy prices. However, these s...

Glenn Ginsburg

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My thoughts and news about Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero areas of southwest Florida.