Business & Law

Know Your Flood Zones

The Marco Island Area Association of Realtors (MIAAOR) Professional Development Committee recently hosted a lunch hour learning for Floodplain Outreach. The presentation explained why it is important for both realtors and homeowners to know their flood zones. City of Marco Island Floodplain Coordinator Kelli DeFedericis was the guest speaker. She explained relevant FEMA regulations and how the Special Flood Hazard […]

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Ask The CFP® Practitioner

“It’s a never ending battle of making your cars better and also trying to be better yourself.”              ~ Dale Earnhardt, professional auto racing driver (1951-2001) Question: What are your thoughts on self-driving cars? Answer: Autonomous vehicles, or AVs as they’re known, represent a growing subcategory for the automobile industry. AVs are the marriage of […]

The Mystery Of Probate


The first question many ask while preparing a Will is why does a Will have to go through probate? The answer to that question is a historical journey through the laws we inherited from England. In early England, the King owned all. Around 1,000 A.D., the concept of feudalism was established under the doctrine of tenure. Under tenure, one could […]

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