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FARMER MARKET SATURDAYS IN AVE MARIA OPEN TO PUBLIC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For information, contact:  Andrea McLendon 239.248.7346 or amclendon@barroncollier.com

AVE MARIA, FL., — October 31, 2018 – Ave Maria announces a weekly farmers market to be held every Saturday from 8am to 2pm from November 4, 2018 through April 27, 2019 in the Ave Maria Town Center. The outdoor market is open to the public and will feature several different vendors which may include fresh locally grown produce and citrus, fresh seafood, Italian breads, local honey, soaps, candles, oils, jewelry, crafts, flowers, hats, handbags, clothing and more. The market will be held in conjunction with SW Florida Markets, LLC.

“The farmers market is a great opportunity for both residents and visitors to support local vendors and also to enjoy a beautiful day in Ave Maria,” comments Andrea McLendon, marketing director for Barron Collier Companies, the developer of Ave Maria. The Town Center of Ave Maria also includes several businesses, shops, and restaurants. Ave Maria Development schedules free events open to the public throughout the year and an event calendar can be found online at www.avemaria.com.com .

Ave Maria is Collier County’s newest hometown neighborhood with new home sales from three builders- CC Homes, Del Webb, and Pulte Homes, as well as an array of amenities including an onsite waterpark, Panther Run Golf Club, tennis and bocce courts, Town Center shopping and dining, Publix grocery market, private schools and University, and sports fields and playgrounds.  Twenty model homes are open daily with prices ranging from the low $200s to over $500s.

ABOUT & DIRECTIONS

Ave Maria has been named 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015 Community of the Year, the Top Selling Single-Family Home Community in Southwest Florida for the past five years, a Top 35 Master Planned Community in the United States and its active adult community, Del Webb Naples, has been named a Top 20 Places to Retire. Located in southwest Florida, minutes from the beaches and cultural attractions of Naples, Ave Maria is a self-sustaining town including highly-rated schools, shopping and dining, employment opportunities, parks and recreation, and more.  At its build out, the town will include up to 11,000 residences, and 1.7 million square feet of retail, office, and business park uses in its 4,000 acres.  Ave Maria is located at the intersection of Oil Well and Camp Keais Roads in Eastern Collier County.  The main entrance, on Oil Well just west of Camp Keais, leads to the Town Center. Take I-75, exit 111, follow the signs east to Ave Maria, approximately 20 minutes. For more information, please visit www.avemaria.com or call 239-352-3903.

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Living the American Dream – Home Ownership in Ave Maria

Owning a home has many far-reaching benefits that outweigh the immediate ease of renting. Oftentimes renters don’t believe they can qualify to purchase a new home whether because of inadequate credit score, insufficient down payment funds, or lack of knowledge of the real estate market. Educating renters on how-to successfully navigate a path to new home ownership is available through the sales center representatives in Ave Maria, Florida.

First, home owners build equity instead of burning through cash. Each month you make a mortgage payment, a portion of that payment goes toward reducing the amount you owe on your loan, thereby increasing your equity. As your home increase in value, your equity increases. Renters do not experience this advantage with monthly rental payments going directly to a landlord or leasing company. If the apartment increases in value, and perhaps monthly rents increase, the renter does not realize any benefit but instead ends up paying more in rent. Your monthly mortgage payment is more stable and predictable when based on a fixed-rate mortgage while rent payments can increase subject to the landlord.

Secondly, mortgage interest and property tax payments may be deductible from federal taxes and state taxes. In the state of Florida, you can deduct your property taxes each year with a cap up to $10,000. This is a great savings on your taxes. You can also enjoy renewable energy tax credits up to 30% of the costs of approved major energy installations. To learn more about these energy efficient products please visit Energy Star website.

Building a strong credit history is another benefit of responsible home ownership. When you consistently make your monthly mortgage payments on time, lenders will see that you are a good borrower and your credit history will strengthen. This will help when applying for future loans including car loans or home improvements.

Builders in Ave Maria support the path to home ownership and throughout the year may offer incentives and assistance to new home buyers.  Contact the builder sales representatives to learn more about what special offers are going on now.

Home ownership is part of the American dream for many and living in Ave Maria with all its conveniences and amenities further expands that dream to include an incredible lifestyle for families and retirees. On-site events, town center, lifestyle director, and so much more all add up to a dream come true.

 


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