Fort Myers has been named one of the Top 5 beach towns to buy property, according to Investopedia. There are many good deals on real estate in Fort Myers with its prime location near the Gulf Beaches, good weather and air quality, low cost of living and affordable home prices. Fort Myers is an ideal place for 2nd home ownership with value-driven prices making it an achievable goal for so many.
While Fort Myers enjoys a reputation for affordable real estate, following real estate declines stemming from the housing bubble, many good deals can be found throughout the region. Our inventory of waterfront homes located on area beaches and along both gulf access and freshwater canals appeal to many buyers. While many Fort Myers area buyers are priced out of Sanibel Island real estate, they can enjoy the beautiful beaches of this barrier island which is accessed from South Fort Myers via a causeway.
Fort Myers earned a Travelers Choice Award in 2012. The award recognizes travel destinations that have seen the greatest increase in traveler interest and positive feedback in the past year. Fort Myers was honored for its popular activities and attractions, like deep-sea fishing, golfing, white-sand beaches, Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve and the Ford/Edison estates. In addition, Forbes magazine named Fort Myers as a top place to retire in 2012.
With the multitude of awards and recognition that our area is receiving, many baby-boomers are discovering the Greater Fort Myers area. The region remains a popular place to invest, and the area continues to draw many of our new residents from the Midwest, New England and Ontario, Canada.