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5 06, 2018

Home Values on the Rise in Cape Coral for 2018?

By | 2018-06-05T15:50:56+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Cape Coral, Fort Myers, News, Real Estate, Uncategorized|0 Comments

According to the numbers just released from the City of Cape Coral, home values are enjoying yet another rise in value. Is this always a good thing, or is there a down side to increases in property values? Read More….. […]

29 05, 2018

Who Buys in SW Florida during the “Off-Season” Summer Months?

By | 2018-05-29T14:36:57+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Boating, Cape Coral, Fort Myers, News, Other, Real Estate, Uncategorized|1 Comment

This is a very often asked question by people who find out that I have been a real estate agent here, for a long time. Most questions surround the topic of a dead market during the summer, and how does a realtor make a living during that period? Others akin it to the harsh winters in other regions of the states, and lack of interest in real estate when there is a blizzard outside? Who wants to buy in our hot Florida weather? However, these assumptions are not true. We actually have  great summer sales months in SW Florida…..read more. […]

5 05, 2018

Cape Coral Bimini Basin………It Just Keeps Weaving Its Magic!

By | 2018-05-08T16:48:42+00:00 May 5th, 2018|Boating, Cape Coral, News, Other, Real Estate, Uncategorized|0 Comments

After being dug some 50 years ago by the Rosen Brothers….the Bimini Basin continues to weave its magic over the downtown Cape Coral waterways and into the hearts of the downtown commerce by boaters now for generations.  What is it and exactly where is it? Read more….. […]

9 03, 2018

Revealed……….Housing Trends for 2018

By | 2018-03-09T19:04:42+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Cape Coral, Fort Myers, News, Other, Real Estate, Uncategorized|0 Comments

As we approach the end of the first quarter of 2018, several trends seem to be emerging about our local economy and its housing market, as well as the same general trend across the country. Can our local market…and the forecast for the remainder of the country in 2018 be the same?  Read More…….. […]

4 03, 2018

2018: Confidence in Local Economy Looks……….Great!!

By | 2018-03-04T16:51:48+00:00 March 4th, 2018|Cape Coral, Fort Myers, News, Other, Real Estate|1 Comment

Whether its jobs, housing, retail, or commercial…the local economy is again plugging along at record paces for 2018. Area economists predict yet another year of growth, with a strong housing market, and new projects in the works. What segments are going to fair better than others? Read on….. […]

9 01, 2018

2018 Projects for Downtown Cape Coral Come to Life

By | 2018-01-09T16:05:08+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Boating, Cape Coral, News, Other, Real Estate, Uncategorized|0 Comments

For years, the downtown corridor of the city has been stagnant with growth, vacant office spaces, restaurants going out of business, old buildings sitting unoccupied, and with no future development on the horizon. Then it started back in 2013…life began to come back to downtown once again. Read more… […]

9 01, 2018

Coral Oaks Golf Course ready for 2018

By | 2018-01-09T14:15:41+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Cape Coral, Fort Myers, News, Real Estate, Uncategorized|0 Comments

One of the crowning jewels of the city of Cape Coral has always been its one golf course. Started in the late 1908’s the city owned and operated Arthur Hills 18 hole championship course has always prided itself with keeping up with the times. 2017 year was certainly within tradition for the course. Read more…… […]

22 12, 2017

Cape Coral is #1 City for National Growth in 2017

By | 2017-12-22T14:26:20+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Boating, Cape Coral, News, Real Estate, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Its not even the end of the year yet, but the rankings for cities topping the national growth list are already etched in stone, just one week before the end of the calendar year. WHY?……because the study showed a huge landslide for Florida, Texas, and Tennessee. Cape Coral was just named as the the #1 city for growth…….read more. […]

5 12, 2017

Seller Financing…….is it really a Good Deal for a Seller?

By | 2017-12-05T15:03:21+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Cape Coral, Fort Myers, News, Other, Real Estate, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Down thru the years in my real estate career, there have been times when OWC [Owner Will Carry] terms made perfect sense to me, and others in this career. Generally there are a few guidelines that a seller should follow when offering this type of financing to a buyer. Read More……. […]

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