Where the Fun Never Stops…….Cape Coral Fl.

My husband Hal moved here in the early 1980’s with a then 3 year old daughter. During her growing up years of grade school and high school the number 1 complaint the kids had in that era was………..there is nothing to do in Cape Coral. The only hang out in the city for the kids, was the Coralwood Mall and its movie theatre. Most found there way to Fort Myers for entertainment. But that has changed over the years with a great parks system full of activities for both toddlers to senior citizens. Here are some of the best……….. …continue

Home Porch’s are More Popular than ever……….

I saw this quick write up from the Florida Realtor magazine and thought it was great article to post onto my blog. One of our lower end builders “First Homes of SW Florida” knew the importance of having a porch……they added a large front one to a new model, and it instantly became their largest seller………..want to know why……..read more. …continue

Cape Coral & Fort Myers Economic News—Summer 2014

FGCU….Florida Gulf Coast University, and their Regional Economic Research Division has just come out with their summer economic indicators for our SW Florida area and the news is positive……”SW Florida will continue to experience a slow to moderate recovery.” Growth is the key to our continued recovery, and new construction pays a pivotal role in our market. Here is the summary of the data furnished…….read more. …continue

Military Veterans to get Housing Voucher

I ran across a really good program offered by HUD [Housing & Urban Development] the other day and thought it would be great to post as its written. It involves getting homeless service veterans into permanent housing. With so many young servicemen returning from fighting in Iraq and Afganistan, housing is a big problem……….read more.  …continue

SW Florida Real Estate Trends—-Price Growth and Affordability

FAR….Florida Association of Realtors has just released its mid year numbers for 2014, and there are a few significant trends emerging. Some of the trends were predictable, others were not………..read more.