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June 28, 2013

Bonita Springs Real Estate New Home Features

Bonita Springs Real Estate Feature

Upgrades and New Home Features

You had to know that the Bonita Springs real estate developers wouldn’t start building again without kicking it up a notch and adding a few new features to make homes more modern and more beautiful. While touring new homes I’ve found ...

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May 9, 2013

Bonita Bay High Rise Safety Feature | Water Cop

Bonita Bay High Rise Water Detector

Water Detector in Bonita Bay Bonita Springs Fl

Recently, on a final walk through at a unit in , the building engineer explained some of the great safety and security features that have been implemented in the and design of the high rise ...

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May 18, 2012

Getting Rid of Bees in Bonita Springs, Florida

Honey Bee & Yellow Jacket Removal in Bonita Springs FL

It all started off like a regular day in sunny Bonita Springs, Florida.  Somewhere through the course of the day my family loaded up to have lunch at the Survey Café.  Upon our return we were met with a bit of ...

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July 27, 2011

Check That Contractor’s Licenses and Insurance


Plumbers and Dentist Should Have a License

A bona-fide plumber was needed for a listing that was threatening to (hell nearly froze over) finally close. It was one of those eleventh hour emergency calls and I started working my way down a list of saved numbers from various resources.

As ...

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Nov. 30, 2010

Resale Real Estate Renovation - Tile & Flooring Matching

Tile Match Capri Village Walk

Renovating Foreclosure & Short Sale Homes

This is a Capri in Village Walk of Bonita Springs, Florida.  Like many production homes in gated or deed restricted communities, the homes are very similar.  The homes in Village Walk are nearly identical and when they were first contracted for sale they offered few ...

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Nov. 15, 2010

Appliance Repair | Bonita Springs & Estero, Florida

Appliance Doctor Repair Man

Appliance Repair or Just a Second Opinion of Condition

The major appliances are always on the list of the items that get checked during the home inspection process.  Whether the purchase of real estate is as-is or not, the home inspector will check everything, refrigerator, oven, dishwasher, washer, dryer, microwave ...

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March 31, 2010

Home Inspections: New Doesn’t Mean Perfect

Mold Drywall Water Leak

The Aftermath - After the Warranty Expires

The last couple of home or condos that I’ve sold have all had one thing in common. They’ve been fairly new, not lived in or barely lived in and nearly every defect that showed up during the home inspection was defective from ...

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Sept. 28, 2009

Sunday Detour at Lowes Home Improvement Store

Margaret The New Passaflora

Red to Complement the Purple

So I just thought I’d see if there were any Passaflora at the Lowes garden center and there she was.  It’s already planted out front.  If history repeats itself I will scare the blossoms white, they will then fall off, the caterpillars will ...

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June 26, 2009

Policy Dropped Due to Broken Window

This could happen to anyone.  If you don’t see the video below, click here.


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May 23, 2009

Chinese Drywall Occurrence by Map

Chinese Drywall Map

Where Was Chinese Drywall Used Most?

Bonita Springs is located in South Lee County and Northern Collier County.    On the map Collier County is the orange section at the bottom 6-20 reported cases.  Up and to the left is Lee County in Red  21-55 reported cases.  Very little of Bonita ...

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