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Top Choices For Royal Harbor Naples Florida Homes

The homes that are in the Royal Harbor area of Naples are extremely exclusive. It is because of their location in the midst of Naples Bay. You get access to these waters, and depending upon what side of Royal Harbor Naples Florida
you are on, the prices can range from $1 million-$5 million in value. Some people prefer those that are more inland, whereas others may like to get right into the bay off the side of their home. Regardless of your choice, whatever is available, you should seriously consider taking advantage of these exclusive homes that are sometimes hard to come by.

Why Working With The Realtor Can Help You Get One

Working with real estate agents is probably the easiest way that you will be able to get into one of these. They are easy to find. There are some that have been responsible for the sale of 20 or 30 of these homes over the course of several years. When you find a realtor that has that type of a track record, you know that they are a natural negotiator. They will be able to work with you and the seller. As long as you have the money to do so, it will be easy to create an equitable deal for Naples Florida real estate that both of you will agree to.

W hat Are The Other Benefits Of Living In Royal Harbor?

Most of the people that want to live in this area are not so preoccupied with playing golf, something that many people move to Naples for. Your primary goal is to have access to the water, and indirectly the Gulf of Mexico, but you can still play golf whenever you want. You can exit your home, getting onto the roadways and freeways that will take you to a multitude of different golf courses in the area. You must make those memberships with most of them, but there will be plenty to choose from, ones that will certainly be challenging.

What About The City Of Naples?

Another benefit is that you are outside of the city of Naples, but not far enough where it is inconvenient to go into the city. It is their way you can take part in the many activities that are there. It will be very easy for you to find these locations. From restaurants to social gatherings, you can participate in many different ways. As long as you have the time, you will always have something to do. Some so many people interact together that live at Royal Harbor doing activities that do not necessarily involve boating.

Do These Properties Come Up Consistently?

Another question you need to ask is whether or not these properties come up very often. You might need a house right now, and even if you have the money, you may not be able to find one that you want. Those that would prefer living at Royal Harbor might be a little more patient. They understand the value of the homes that are there. Therefore, if you would like to move into the Royal Harbor area, you may want to consider working with more than one realtor that can send you text messages or call you when new listings are posted.

Why Working With One Good Realtor Is A Good Idea

Working with a single realtor is very easy to accomplish. After you have evaluated them, you can find someone that will be willing to work with you. As long as they have been selling houses in the Royal Harbor area for a couple of years, this means that they have experience dealing with people that are from that area. They understand that they want the full price, but they are also going to be able to negotiate. If you can come close to the asking price, they should be able to close the Deal for you.

Why You Might Be Able To Save A Couple Million Dollars

When you look at the listings for homes in Royal Harbor, you will notice that there is a large price difference between the homes that are adjacent to the water, and those that are more inland. The main reason that you would pay more for the homes on the outskirts of this inlet is that you are directly on the water itself. Some people do not like to be in the midst of all the other homes and would prefer to have something more exclusive. Those that are right on the Naples Bay are going to pay the most, but you can save what could be a million dollars or more on a similar house just because it is not directly on the bay itself.

These suggestions should help you find not only a good realtor but also a home that you can enjoy. Even if you are not directly on Naples Bay, you can still get a fantastic home. These homes come up from time to time. They do not necessarily sell right away because of their price, which means you will have a few options. There will likely be several homes currently available, one of which will be at a price that you would prefer in a location that will get you out on the water in no time at all.

February 15, 2011 – Board Minutes

Call to order – 7:00 p.m.

Members present: Dick Percy, Bob Slade, Ron Timmerman, Gary Gibbons, Bob Byron, Greg Shuss, Jim McKinnon, Gray Poehler, and Walt France

Members Absent: None

Guests: Larry Leonard

Approval of January 11 meeting minutes

Moved, seconded, passed that the minutes are approved with the correction that Gary Gauger also be authorized to sign checks.

Treasurer’s Report

The treasurer’s report was accepted as presented.

President’s Remarks

McKinnon led a discussion on volunteer recruitment. The following five step process was agreed upon. (1) Poehler will develop a survey/questionnaire modeled after that formerly in the BHS application for membership. Percy will then e-mail it to each chapter member for completion and for them to e-mail their response back to Percy. (2) Each functional leader, defined as a box on the organizational chart, will identify jobs that need filling and develop a detailed job description, for those jobs. (3) Timmerman will develop a list of possible candidates out of the new member pool and Percy and McKinnon will do the same out of the general membership. (4) Percy and McKinnon will then identify chapter members to fill the open jobs and provide lists to the functional leaders, for them to contact. (5) The functional leaders will then talk with the candidates on their lists to fill the available jobs. OUR OBJECTIVE IS TO COMPLETE THIS ENTIRE PROCESS PRIOR TO THE END OF MARCH. The time line to achieve this is as follows: #1 Percy e-mails out by Feb 22 and responses due back by Feb 28. #2 Completion and responses back to McKinnon by Feb 28. #3 Completion by Feb 28.
#4 Completion by Mar 10. #5 Completion by Mar 25.

Box.net, the Yahoo Board site and the chapter web site were discussed to understand their purpose and what information should be contained in each.

It was decided that Box.net is for general chorus-wide use and would contain the following documents:

Shop Notes
Board Organization Chart
Board Business Plans, for all boxes on the organization chart
Board Minutes

The Yahoo Board site is reserved for Board of Directors matters and provides a ready archive of Board of Directors actions such as the following:

Board Meeting Agendas
Board Minutes
Board Monthly Written Reports

Slade is to build a “How To” guide for using the Yahoo Board Site.

The chapter web site member’s only section, contains the following information:

Active Chapter Roster
Inactive Chapter Roster

McKinnon announced that Bob Slade was the 2012 Nominating Committee chairman.

Secretary’s Report

Slade gave a preliminary report of the Singing Valentine program with 63 jobs (4 of which were cancelled for various reasons) and an initial estimate of $3400 gross income.

Board Reports (Written reports were submitted prior to the meeting)

Secretary- Leonard summarized his efforts as the chapter historian.

VP Membership-Timmerman expressed a need for assistance with guest arrivals at the beginning of rehearsal. He is working with the section leaders to ensure guests are expeditiously placed.

VP Marketing-Poehler summarized efforts to market both the Singing Valentine program and the show. Gibbons is to represent the chorus at the United Arts Council Stars in the Arts luncheon. The chorus is authorized to pay the $95 fee for his attendance.

VP Programs-Discussion was held on hosting a hospitality room at the spring convention. The consensus was that we should do so and Percy will seek a chairman for the activity.

Gibbons reported on the St. Patrick’s Day float and was authorized to order candy for the float. He reported that sign-ups for the annual golf tournament will be under way shortly. He brought a request from Mike Joynt to borrow some of the chorus’ sound equipment to be used at a church fund-raiser. The request was approved.

Following short discussion, a motion was made, seconded, and passed for the chapter to secure Accidental Medical Expenses, Plus Accidental Death & Dismemberment Coverage for chapter members through the BHS at a cost of $2.06 per member per year.

A motion was made, seconded, and passed to donate $200 to Avow Hospice from show proceeds.

VP Music-Shuss briefed the board on theTaping Evaluation Program and the Teaching Ensemble Program, which would both be introduced to the chapter this month. He also updated the board on the scheduled section leaders meeting and their involvement with the membership program.

Show Chairman – Gibbons reported on the show ticket sales status and commended the ladies who would be participating in supporting the show and the luncheon between the Saturday performances. He said he was being assisted by Glenna Gibbons, who would chair the luncheon committee, and also ladies who had previously assisted in the past.

Old Business

France reported on efforts to get dates to sing at the Ft. Myers Miracle baseball games and performance opportunities in the Fort Myers area. He would coordinate with Poehler to finalize the opportunities.

Meeting adjourned at 9:30 PM

Next meeting: March 15, 2011 at Kensington CC at 7:00 PM

Respectfully submitted,

Robert W. Slade, Secretary