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LLoyd Nichols~Southwest Florida Gulf Coast Homes

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2008 

There's not a lot of time left, but there's an online novel marathon starting at midnight.  The requirement to win is to write a novel in the month of November.  It has to be 50,000 words completed by November 30th.    Each day, the participants update their word count.  The point is to encourage...
10/31/2008
Some five weeks I got an unusual contact through Activerain. The potential buyer wanted to relocate from Pine Island to North Fort Myers. At first it seem easy enough but the more I read his requirements, the more I realized that it was going to be a challenge.His wife and him needed a property w...
10/30/2008
This is a not a blog of support for either candidate, but rather a blog of appreication for our freedom, to express our choice and to vote for that choice.  I was walking the dog the other morning and one of the neighbors up the street was placing a sticker on the bumper of her car.  The sticker ...
10/29/2008
This morning was predicted to set records in many parts of Florida as being the coldest October day in history.  There were freeze warnings up in Ocala. Before today, the record was 47 in Fort Myers, set in 1910.  The temps were predicted to drop to 45.  When I went out this morning, it felt cold...
10/29/2008
First, Tracy Pottsboro lost her job and then when she couldn't make her mortgage payments, she lost her house to foreclosure.  She went to the actuion in Dallas to see her home being lost to her.  Also at the action was Marilyn Mock, a Marilyn Mock, a small-business owner from Rockwall, Texas.  S...
10/27/2008
This one stands out.  It's a single family.  950 square feet, 2 bedrooms/1 bathroom with an additional bedroom and bath on the lower level.  Mid-Island.  $170,000 Listing Price.  Short Sale. I know these deals won't last forever and this one won't last long, but it's amazing that there is actuall...
10/26/2008
If your dog is easily agitated or does not get along with children, put your pet in a quiet room on Halloween, away from the front door and trick-or-treaters.  Even if your pooch enjoys such festivities, make sure the dog doesn't get out the door when the kids come calling. Make sure any candles...
10/25/2008
One of the upsides of the current real estate melt down in Lee County is that you can purchase a home for a reasonable price.  Another upside:  The Goverment is putting $28 milliond dollars into this area to help turn property foreclosures into rental housing for low and moderate income families....
10/23/2008
If you are looking for a place to kick back, listen to some live music and enjoy some straight forward but fresh food then, Bonita Bill's Waterfront Cafe is the place for you. It is located at 702 Fisherman's Warf, San Carlos Island which is part of the Fort Myers Beach community, part of it unde...
10/20/2008
The readers of the Fort Myers News-Press will actually vote on the Halloween contest entries from October 26th through October 29th.  There are three categories and then three sub-categories.  For People:  Funniest Costume, Cutest Costume and Scariest Costume.  For pets:  Funniest Costume, Cutest...
10/17/2008
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