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Archive for September 2013

The chill’s starting to set in…

It’s that time of year again! Sweaters and boots are coming out to deflect from the chill of Autumn air. But not down here in Sunny Southwest Florida! Get away from the dull and dreary for a week in paradise! A week long get-a-way in our private cottage at Naples Bay Resort is just the…

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Miami’s Famous Versace Mansion Just Sold for a Bargain $41.5 Million!

After more than a year on the real estate market, Miami’s Versace Mansion finally sold for $41.5 million in a closed-door auction today. For those keeping score, that’s an $83.5 million discount from the home’s original $125 million listing price. The infamous property was bought today by the Nakash family, owners of iconic ’80s denim brand…

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Hurricane Season has been a Dud

MIAMI – Sept. 9, 2013 – The preseason predictions were all dire, using words like “extremely active” and “above-normal” to describe the forecast for the 2013 Atlantic hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicted that seven to 11 hurricanes would form, while AccuWeather predicted eight. The season so far has been a…

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Floridians’ Confidence in Economy Unchanged in August

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Aug. 28, 2013 – Florida’s consumer confidence level was unchanged in August, matching July’s revised reading of 77, according to a University of Florida (UF) survey. Three of the five categories in the August survey declined, while two increased. Respondents’ perceptions of whether they are in better financial shape now than they…

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