Cape Coral High Schools receive “A” Grade for excellence!!

Excited People

Do you have kids getting ready for high school? Are you looking at relocation destinations in Florida? Is school quality important in your move decision?

See how the state of Florida ranked Cape Coral schools………….this is an important read!! …continue

Who is Moving to SW Florida in 2014?

For decades, Midwesterners fueled Southwest Florida’s long running boom of population growth. The numbers here from Michigan…Illinois…Indiana…Ohio…Wisconsin… as their former addresses was staggering.

But in 2013, the more affluent Northeast has supplanted them as the main source of new residents in Lee county. Now……….“New York” is even spoken here. …continue

Self Employed……..Can I still get a Mortgage?

I saw this report among the many I read weekly and thought it addressed an important topic. Here in SW Florida, we have a tremendous number of folks that are self employed in the service industries, such as pool service…lawn care…home health care…etc. Home buying can be challenging for these buyers, and especially for those who count on cash tips as part of their income like a barber…bar tender…waitress…etc.

I decided to copy this and post it as it reads for your review……… …continue

Fun Boating Destinations—Franklin Lock

W.P. Franklin Lock & Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers welcomes you to
W. P. Franklin Lock and Dam, located along the Caloosahatchee River, approximately 33 miles upstream of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. The Corps constructed and currently manages five locks along the 152-mile Okeechobee Waterway. W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam were constructed in 1965 for flood control, water control, prevention of salt-water intrusion, and navigation. …continue

2014—More Real Estate Predictions

New home construction

Trulia.com emerged on the real estate scene just a few years ago, and has made it easy for potential buyers to look at live inventory of homes and land. Their site is both user friendly as well. I ran across their predictions for 2014 and found they followed my own line of thinking, so thought I would post it. I have not copied the entire article……just the summary notes for your review. …continue