If you’re in the market for a new home it’s important to do some research, not only about the location you want to live but in order to learn as much about a property as you can before signing off on a deal. In Lee County it’s easy to do, by utilizing the Lee County Property Line.
Florida is a wonderful place to retire; in addition to warm weather and no state income taxes, you can take advantage of its homestead laws. The Homestead exemption under Florida law can apply to one of three issues: exemption from forced sale before and after death; restrictions on devise and alienation; or exemption from taxation.
The Florida Bond Program is designed to provide eligible homebuyers with a below-market interest rate. The program is sponsored by state or local Housing Finance Agencies.
Fort Myers has been named a top retirement and wallet-friendly city by both WalletHub in its list of Best & Worst Places to Retire and Forbes magazine. WalletHub analyzed the 150 largest cities in the U.S. to help Americans find the best place to retire.
The quintessential luxurious home is one in which the right amenities make an owner feel spoiled. What are the amenities that luxury homebuyers want now? Today’s homebuyers say the kitchen is the most important area when choosing a new home, followed by amenities in the master bedroom, according to a survey by Pulte Homes, one of the largest builders in the country.
Want to buy a slice of paradise but not get ripped off? When buying the right vacation home, real estate agents are unanimous on the top rule: Make sure you know the area well first, both what draws you there in the first place but the drawbacks as well. Research thoroughly.
I wish that I had a dollar for every time that I get asked, what will the owner take for that property? The best way to answer this question is to take a look at the average selling price to listing price ratio of all homes sold in the Fort Myers area in the last year. In 2013, homes in Lee County on average sold for 96% of asking price
A new group of homebuyers—so called “boomerang buyers”—is ready to jump back in the Fort Myers real estate market. Boomerang buyers are people who lost their home through a short sale, foreclosure or bankruptcy and have been improving their credit scores, saving money for a down payment and waiting until they qualify to purchase again
The housing news from Fort Myers is faster than a speeding bullet……stronger than TNT……huger than Billy Fuccillo……..the median prices of homes sold in Lee Country in April 2013 were up 29.8% over median sales prices in April of 2012.
A Community Development District (CDD) is a governmental unit established to borrow capital to develop and maintain infrastructure in a community. This infrastructure can include roads, water, sewer, irrigation, street lighting, clubhouses, pools, parks and other community amenities.
The national spotlight is shining brightly on Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) after two upset wins over the weekend by the men’s basketball team in the NCAA Tournament. The entire country is in love with our very own underdog, Cinderella-story Eagles.
Hard to believe, but we just don’t have enough real estate inventory to satisfy the demand of all the buyers currently in the market here in Fort Myers. In many of our gated communities, much of the realistically priced inventory has been snapped up by eager buyers.