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April 11, 2014
Cape Coral Daily Breeze

Sites, homes available in Celebration Cape

D.R. Horton's Southwest Florida Division reports there's still time to reserve a site for a home or take advantage of several quick move-in opportunities in Celebra-tion Cape. One of few gated communities in the heart of Cape Coral, Celebration Cape has prices starting in the low $200s.

The newly finished Ashbury model is a three-bedroom home with a den, 3 1/2 baths and a two-car garage offering approximately 2,431 square feet of living space. It's one of six floor plans in this neighborhood of only 58 single-family homes. These luxury homes feature living space ranging from approximately 1,983 to 3,297 square feet.

Celebration Cape is centrally located off Southeast 8th Street in Cape Coral, just east of Santa Barbara Boulevard, between Nicholas Parkway and Hancock Bridge Parkway.

For more information call (239) 634-3689, email SWFLonline@DRHorton.com or visit www.drhorton.com/swfla.

Founded in 1978 in Fort Worth, Texas, D.R. Horton has operations in 77 markets in 27 states in the East, Midwest, Southeast, South Central, Southwest, and West regions of the United States. D.R. Horton is America's largest builder as reported by Builder magazine. Home and community information including pricing, included features, terms, availability, and amenities are subject to change and prior sale at any time without notice or obligation. Square footage dimensions are approximate.

Cantu receives

'Heart of WCR' Award

The Cape Coral Chapter of the Women's Council of Realtors presented the "Heart of WCR" Award to Jessica Cantu at the monthly Business Resource Meeting. Various items were raffled and a portion of the proceeds were donated to the American Heart Association in memory of Joanne Lauro.

The Cape Coral Chapter was established to be the source of education and business tools focused on the needs of women Realtors at all stages of development. The chapter currently has 73 members working to create business opportunities, develop skills for the future and to achieve their individual potential for success. For additional information, please visit www.wcrcapecoral.org..

Women's Council of Realtors is a nationwide community of more than 11,000 real estate professionals who include many of the best and brightest in the business. WCR is an affiliate of the National Association of Realtors and is headquartered in Chicago. For more information on WCR, please visit WCR.org.

Fair Housing Act: Lee County has free online training for property

managers and others

Property managers, developers, condo association members and real estate professionals can find free online training via Lee County's website for improved knowledge of how to not violate the Fair Housing Act.

The website lets users make a request for training. Lee County Human Services staff will then set up the training.

Lee County's website also contains resources on filing a complaint, Q&As on Fair Housing, the County's Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing, and other Fair Housing resources.

For training, visit:

www.leegov.com/gov/dept/equalopportunity/outreach-education/Pages/default.aspx

For more information, visit: www.leegov.com/gov/dept/equalopportunity/fairhousing/Pages/default.aspx.

Each April, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development uses Fair Housing Month to mark the passage of the 1968 Fair Housing Act, which prohibits housing discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, and family status. This year's Fair Housing Month theme is "Fair Housing is Your Right: Use It!" Each year, HUD and communities and organizations nationwide recognize Fair Housing Month by hosting an array of activities that enhance the public's awareness of their fair housing rights and promote the nation's commitment to end housing discrimination.

Also this month, the public is welcome to attend the Fair Housing Summit on Wednesday, April 16, at the Dr. Carrie Robinson Center in Fort Myers.

The event co-sponsored by the Lee County Human Services Department and the Housing Authority of the City of Fort Myers is free of charge. It will include information on the Fair Housing Act, reasonable accommodations in rules and policies, emotional support animals, special parking requests, fair housing rights of persons with disabilities under the Fair Housing Act and Americans with Disabilities Act, and a discussion of the difference between laws and respective accessibility standards.

Summit hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., April 16. The Dr. Carrie Robinson Center is at 2990 Edison Ave., Fort Myers. Attendees are asked to make reservations by contacting Sherri Campanale at (239) 344-3247 or sherri@hacfm.org

 
 
 

 

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