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Lee Commissioners waive tolls on Sanibel Causeway for next six Sundays

August 2, 2023 | The City of Sanibel received the following information from Lee County Information Received from Lee County: Board votes to support “Savor the Shore” campaign to boost restaurants and attractions Fort Myers, FL, Aug. 1, 2023 – The Lee Board of County Commissioners voted Tuesday to waive tolls on the Sanibel Causeway […]

Florida’s Property Insurance Reform is Starting to Work 

24, July, 2023 | Peter Craig, Heidrick & Company Insurance Bottom Line: First, the not-so-good news. No, your property insurance bill isn’t likely to come down anytime soon. Now for the better news. Yes, you are likely to have access to more property insurance options soon which will provide the potential for you to be able […]

Understanding Citizens Property Insurance Corporation Regular Assessment

10, July, 2023 | Peter Craig, Heidrick & Company Insurance Citizens is responsible for paying hurricane and other covered claims to its policyholders. If Citizens funds are depleted after a catastrophic event, resulting in a deficit, assessments are levied according to Florida law. This ability to levy assessments provides Citizens with resources to pay claims […]

25 Top Interior Design Trends for 2023, According to the Pros

Design experts are sharing what’s in this year, plus what styles are on the way out. BY MONIQUE VALERISUPDATED: FEB 23, 2023 If you’ve been searching for the right opportunity to add more style, vigor and comfort to your space, you’ll appreciate this list. We checked in with professional designers and industry players for their take on […]

New changes from Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac in regards to interest rate changes

by Tim Hart – VanDyk Mortgage Some people have dubbed this the “Biden rule”, but this is really a change from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Read More…Conventional loans are the only loan program that this has happened with. First step. It is for new mortgages only. Your existing mortgage will not be affected. Here’s […]

Circular Design Helps Homeowners Waste Less, Preserve More

REALTOR® Magazine Interior design experts unpack this future-minded design philosophy that centers on reducing waste. April 27, 2023 Design Trends By: Leandra Beabout The word “sustainable” is an all-encompassing idea that breaks down into many parts. It could refer to anything from a product made with environmentally-friendly materials to a lifestyle that minimizes one’s carbon footprint. […]