Jubilee Celebration for Cape Coral

The city of Cape Coral is gearing up for a major milestone, with a big celebration to mark the occasion. Cape Coral’s upcoming 50th Anniversary Jubilee Celebration is coming up at the end of January. The 24th of the month marks the beginning of the city’s golden anniversary festivities. Put[…]

Verdana Village: Could be Coming to Estero

More than 2,000 new single-family homes could be coming to Estero in the future. Lennar and Pulte Homes have partnered with a Fort Myers real estate firm to construct up to 2,400 new homes as part of Verdana Village.

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The Scoop on Estero’s Name

Charmed by its nearby beaches and its intriguing sites and attractions, many are drawn to Estero by its homes, its weather and its location. These days when you think of Estero you may think of that city between Fort Myers and Naples, but Estero enjoys its own history, starting with its name.

Palmetto Point- Prime Fort Myers Boating Community

For prime boating in Fort Myers, consider the exceptional waterfront community of Palmetto Point. Described by some as a “boaters’ paradise”, the highly desirable community is home to some large estate homes with direct gulf access.

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Fort Myers/Cape Coral Tops Job Growth for Past Year

As the state unemployment rate stays steady for another month, job growth takes off in the Fort Myers/Cape Coral area. The unemployment rate in Florida held at 3.2-percent from September to October, while the area of Fort Myers/Cape Coral added more than 11,000 jobs over the past year.

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West Bay Club: Estero Luxury Lifestyles

For a luxury lifestyle in Estero, consider the many possibilities of West Bay Club. This gated country club community offers not only the luxury of a championship golf course but also a private beach club on Little Hickory Island.

Don’t Miss Christmas Experiences in Fort Myers

The holiday season is quickly approaching and there’s plenty of fun to be found in Fort Myers. From the annual boat parade to the symphony, there are countless Christmas experiences on the calendar this year you don’t want to miss.

The Coolest High-rises in Fort Myers

Some of the coolest high-rises in Fort Myers quite literally soar above the rest. Overflowing with desirable amenities, a prime setting and the enjoyment of an enriched condo lifestyle, all offer their own delights for buyers searching for high-rise living in Fort Myers.

Fort Myers Among Most Affordable Places to Live

Sometimes the most affordable places to live aren’t always the most desirable. In the case of Fort Myers, the city can boast it checks off the box for both affordability and desirability.

Former Weeks Fish Camp Being Redeveloped

The old Weeks Fish Camp in Bonita Springs is in line for redevelopment, but locals are raising concerns about what that development will entail. Last year London Bay Homes purchased 30-acres of property on Estero Bay from another developer, which includes the old fish camp.

Cabbage Key- One of the Coolest Hidden Places in Florida

There are a lot of fun places to go in Florida, but one of the coolest might just be Cabbage Key. This almost hidden island sits off the coast of Southwest Florida, and virtually overflows with Old Florida-style appeal.

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Why Sanibel is a Sheller’s Paradise

You’ve no doubt heard great things about Southwest Florida beaches, but you’re in for a real treat when you visit Sanibel Island. That’s because Sanibel is virtually a sheller’s paradise.

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Top Boating Communities in SW FL

If you’re in search of a boating lifestyle, Southwest Florida is definitely the place to go. The region is filled with boating communities where you can easily dock your boat and head out on the water whenever you choose.

Edison found Inspiration in his Florida Estate

Tied to the region for generations, it’s said Thomas Edison found true inspiration in his Florida estate. According to reports, Edison first visited Fort Myers in the late 1800s under doctor’s orders to spend the chilly season in a warmer climate.

Homes Available to Tour at WildBlue

Model homes are now available for touring at Estero’s new WildBlue community. The homes first opened up to the public in mid-October during the community’s official grand opening weekend.

Mike Pence a Fan of Sanibel

The president may be partial to Mar-a-Lago, but it seems Vice President Mike Pence has taken a liking to Sanibel. The vice president has reportedly visited several locations on Sanibel Island in the past, including just a few months ago. Pence and his wife commonly make a stop at Sanibel[…]

Westhaven Now Selling in Gateway

A new community of townhomes is now selling in Gateway. Westhaven at Gateway offers two floorplans for prospective buyers to choose from in this new construction, Fort Myers neighborhood.

Bonavie Cove Open in Fort Myers

Another exciting new community of paired villas is now open in Fort Myers. Bonavie Cove currently has two decorated model homes open for prospective buyers to see, each including two-bedrooms, two-baths and a two-car garage.

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WildBlue Now Open in Fort Myers

The highly anticipated WildBlue development of Fort Myers is now open for viewing. This master-planned community has more than a dozen furnished model homes available for prospective buyers to walk through.

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Listing Inventory in Bonita Springs/Estero Lowest in Three Years

If you’re thinking about buying a new home or condo in Bonita Springs or Estero in the near future, be prepared to act fast. Inventory is down considerably compared to the previous year, meaning serious buyers don’t want to wait too long to put in an offer.

Why October is Amazing on Sanibel & Captiva

It may be cool across most of the country right now, but the fall season is actually the perfect time of year to visit Sanibel and Captiva islands. October is an amazing month, not only because of lower humidity in this part of Florida but also because of all the fun events happening in and around the region this time of year.

Hidden Gems in Fort Myers: Butterfly Estates

Although perhaps best known for its great beaches, shopping and water sports, Fort Myers is also filed with hidden gems. Perhaps one of the most unique is The Butterfly Estates.

The Wacky History of Koreshan State Park

A popular spot for kayaking and camping, Koreshan State Park also boasts a pretty wacky history. It seems in the late 1800s the leader of a religious sect convinced 200 or so of his Chicago followers to move to Florida.

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Lee County Top US Metro for Inbound Migration

There’s no doubt people are drawn to the beauty of Southwest Florida, and now Lee County has the numbers to back up the claims. When it comes to inbound migration, or rather people moving into a particular region, the numbers are strong.

Mediterranean Styling is Prevalent in SW Florida

If you’re in search of a Mediterranean-style home, Southwest Florida is a great location to begin your search. This particular home design is extremely prevalent across the region, from condos and single-family homes to grand estates.

Lee County Buys Mound Key Parcel For Conservation

Lee County just made a major buy when it comes to conservation. Commissioners recently unanimously approved spending $860,000 to buy the final privately-owned piece of land on Mound Key. It’s part of the Conservation 20/20 Land Acquisition Program.

Enclaves at Eagle Landing Coming to North Fort Myers

New single-family homes are headed to North Fort Myers. Enclaves at Eagle Landing is one of the latest communities to announce its building affordable homes in one of the region’s most convenient and coveted locations.

The Forest Country Club: Championship Golfing in Fort Myers

For championship golfing in Fort Myers, there is nothing quite like stepping foot onto the greens of The Forest Country Club. This premiere club serves up 36-holes of golf and has been voted one of Lee County’s best golf courses.

Belle Lago an Enduring Investment

Solely a single-family home community, Belle Lago provides an enduring investment for buyers in Fort Myers. The nearly 450 homes of this community are only available on a resale basis, making it one of the few single-family home communities of its kind in the area.

Cape Coral & Fort Myers Named Best Places to Retire

If you’re looking for a fantastic place to spend your Golden Years, you’ll surely want to put Cape Coral and Fort Myers at the very top of your list. Both Southwest Florida cities routinely rank extremely well when it comes to the best places in the nation to retire.

Cape Coral Ranked Safest Place to Raise a Child

The secret is out when it comes to living in Cape Coral. Not only is Cape Coral a great place to live, but it’s also tops when it comes to one of the safest places in the nation to raise a child.

Devonwood: Estate Homes and More

For estate homes and more, come home to the exclusivity of living in Devonwood. This spectacular Fort Myers community provide space for only around 55 home sites, leaving plenty of space to enjoy the tranquility and peacefulness of a Devonwood lifestyle.

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Dog-friendly Areas in Bonita Springs

If you just can’t imagine leaving your four-legged family member at home when you head out for a day of fun in the sun, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to get the entire family out and about in Bonita Springs. From parks to beaches, the city is filled with dog-friendly areas to see and explore.

Bonita Springs Unveils New $14M Library

A brand-new, multi-million-dollar library just opened its doors in Bonita Springs, much to the delight of local residents. The massive new building sits right in Downtown Bonita Springs and is said to have been designed to appeal to those of all ages.

Island Hopper Songwriter Fest Returns

You cannot go wrong with the beauty of Southwest Florida and the allure of more than a week of live music. That’s exactly what’s coming with the 10-day long Island Hopper Songwriter Fest, which promotes itself as bigger and more impressive than ever before.

Botanica Lakes Offers Some of Fort Myers’ Most Spacious Floor Plans

With hundreds of single-family homes to choose from, Botanica Lakes also offers homebuyers real value. The gated community allows for some of the most spacious floor plans in Fort Myers, with Mediterranean-style homes generally ranging from around three- to six-bedrooms.

Cape Coral Rated One of the Safest Driving Cities

There’s more good news coming out of Cape Coral, recently ranked one of the nation’s safest driving cities. The 2019 Allstate America’s Best Driver’s Report puts Cape Coral in the number 10 spot overall.

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Eagle Reserve Now Open in Fort Myers

The highly anticipated new Eagle Reserve community of Fort Myers is now open. Located along popular Colonial Boulevard, this gated community of single-family homes offers family-friendly amenities and a prime location.

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Why Sanibel is Perfect for Raising Kids

While Sanibel Island is a great place for those of all ages to see and explore, it’s a perfect location for raising kids. Not only is it popular for its award-winning beaches, but it’s simply a fantastic place for young minds to explore.

The Best SW Florida Delicacies

From fresh seafood to the sweet Key lime pie, Southwest Florida is known for its tasty delicacies. While you can find both on menus all over the region, some of the best are hard to overlook.

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The Latest on Seven Islands

Cape Coral city leaders are busy trying to market one of the most anticipated new developments to come to the area. Seven Islands is a proposed mixed-use project, slated for a 48-acre stretch of land along Old Burnt Store Road in Northwest Cape Coral.

Craft Breweries in SW Florida

When you think of Southwest Florida likely boating, fishing, golfing and visions of year-round-sunshine come to mind. Take a closer look, though, and you’ll discover the region is also starting to enjoy more and more craft breweries.

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Cape Coral- One of the Most Affordable Florida Cities

If you’re looking for a new place to call home in Florida, you may want to take another look at Cape Coral. Not only is the city a great place to live, but it’s also one of the most affordable cities in Florida.

Cayo Costa: A Hidden Gem

A true hidden gem, Cayo Costa remains one of Florida’s best state parks. The more than 2,400-acre park is relatively unspoiled when it comes to development, making it a truly unique Southwest Florida island.

Historic Homes in Bonita Springs

While Bonita Springs offers some impressive new construction homes for buyers to choose from, it’s also the site of several historic homes. It’s that selection of homes that has some preservationists hard at work.

Cape Coral Has Nation’s Fastest Growing Jobs Market

Cape Coral is growing, and not just in terms of new homes and businesses. The population is on the rise, as that really should come as no surprise considering Cape Coral currently tops the nation in terms of its fast-growing jobs market.

Somerset at The Plantation Golfing Community

For an exceptional golf course community in Fort Myers, consider Somerset at The Plantation. One of two communities located within The Plantation, the homes of Somerset make up the larger development’s golf course-centered community.

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Esplanade Lake Club: Great Fort Myers Location

For a great location in Fort Myers, Esplanade Lake Club is a fantastic place to search for new home designs in a prime setting. Currently under construction, the gated community surrounds a more than 350-acre lake,

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Summer is a Great Time to Vacation on Sanibel and Captiva

If you’re still trying to plan your summer vacation, consider a trip to Sanibel and Captiva. While the cooler months of the year often bring in visitors eager to escape snow and dipping temperatures, the summer season is also a great time to vacation on the islands.

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Bridgetown Offering New Homes in Fort Myers

For new homes in Fort Myers, consider the many offerings and amenities of living in Bridgetown. Currently Pulte Homes offers 10 different home designs to choose from in the community, coming in mostly single-story floor plans with some options for an upstairs loft.

Our Favorite Sanibel Restaurants

While many people come to Sanibel Island for its beaches, there’s plenty more to see and explore in this Southwest Florida locale. This includes dining in some of our favorite Sanibel Island restaurants.

Pulte Offering Two Townhome Floor Plans at Hammock Cove

Two new construction townhome floor plans are now available from Pulte Homes in the desirable new community of Hammock Cove. The new Fort Myers townhomes sit within the much larger, master-planned community of Gateway.

Festival Park Coming to Cape Coral

A new amphitheater, rec center, walking trails and sports fields are headed to Cape Coral. It’s all part of Cape Coral’s new Festival Park

Shadow Wood Expanding Clubhouse

Popular Shadow Wood Country Club is expanding. The club’s currently in the process of adding on to its main clubhouse, creating a massive new covered outdoor dining space for members to enjoy.

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Venetian Pointe: New Homes & Convenient Location

For the desirability of new construction and a convenient location, you’re sure to enjoy the abundant offerings of Venetian Pointe. This Fort Myers community currently offers a number of move-in ready possibilities

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Butterknife: Near the Beach on Sanibel

For a gated community near the beach on Sanibel, consider searching for your new home in upscale Butterknife. Filled with around three-dozen single-family homes, you’ll find the community just across West Gulf Drive.

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Estero Beach Club Condos

Right on the beach, the Estero Beach Club Condos certainly live up to their name. The Fort Myers Beach property offers the option to own or rent a condo in a highly desirable setting.

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Exploring Sandoval

More like an upscale resort than a traditional neighborhood, Sandoval remains one of the most coveted, amenity-rich communities of Cape Coral. This well-landscaped community is filled with towering palm trees, relaxing walking paths and parks.

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Riva Del Lago: Forever Views

With fantastic views than seem to stretch on for forever, Riva Del Lago graciously overlooks the beauty of Fort Myers and nearby Lakes Regional Park. In fact, a boardwalk leads directly from Riva Del Lago right into the accompanying 300-acre park.

Lee County Population Growth

There’s no doubt the population of Florida is on the rise, and that’s even more obvious when you look more closely at locations such as Lee County.

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Cape Harbour: Live the Resort Lifestyle

With the opportunity to live the resort lifestyle, Cape Harbour certainly delivers a wealth of options for buyers in Southwest Florida. This Cape Coral destination is quite simply a dream location for boaters, with a large variety of waterfront options to choose from, deep-water marinas and incredible views overlooking the Gulf.

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Gullwing Beach Resort on Estero Island

With the enjoyment of direct beach access, Gullwing Beach Resort presents some incredible options for buyers and renters on Estero Island. This family-friendly resort sits on the southern end of the island, found directly on Fort Myers Beach.

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Pointe Santo de Sanibel: Beachfront Sanibel Condos

For beachfront condos on Sanibel Island, consider the many desirable offerings of Pointe Santo de Sanibel. The large condo development provides space for around 140 private condos, coming in one-, two- and even three-bedroom designs.

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Wealthy Northeasterners Moving to Florida

Leaving the snow and harsh winters behind, more and more wealthy residents appear to be leaving the northeast in favor of the sunshine and blue skies of Florida. According to a new study from Bloomberg, Florida is easily the big winner when it comes to bringing in new residents, especially wealthy residents.

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Fort Myers Named Desirable Place to Live

The rest of the country now knows what Fort Myers residents take for granted. The city was just named one of the nation’s most desirable places to live.

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St. Tropez & Riviera: Waterfront High-rise Living

For high-rise living right on the waterfront, consider the options of St Tropez & Riviera. The development is actually made up of two 27-story buildings, altogether containing around 300 private condos.

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Eagle Reserve Now Selling

New homes are now selling at Eagle Reserve in Fort Myers. This gated new community eventually calls for the inclusion of around 180 new single-family homes, with model homes from Pulte.

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Bonavie Cove Coming to Fort Myers

Brand new options in twin villas are coming to Fort Myers with the inclusion of Bonavie Cove. Pre-construction sales begin soon for this gated new community, located just minutes away from prime dining, shopping and entertainment offerings in the Fort Myers area.

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Rediscover History at the Ford & Edison Winter Estates

Complete with gardens, a museum and historic homes, the Ford & Edison Winter Estates provide the perfect excuse to take a stroll back in history. Located along McGregor Boulevard in Downtown Fort Myers, the estates combine to form one of the nation’s most visited historic home sites.

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Palmetto Point: Luxury Boating Community

With its deep-water canals and impressive home designs, Palmetto Point provides an ideal option for those in search of a luxury boating community in Fort Myers.

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Corkscrew Shores Offering Outstanding Amenities

An outstanding list of amenities awaits new buyers in Corkscrew Shores. This sophisticated Estero neighborhood is not complimented by an array of exceptional extras, but also some beautiful, newer construction homes.

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Esplanade Lake Club Offering Two Twin Villa Floor Plans

For lakefront living in Fort Myers, consider the options of Esplanade Lake Club. The new construction neighborhood is now showcasing two floor plan options for twin villas, each with at least two-bedrooms and two-baths.

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Explore Nature at Matanzas Pass Preserve

If you’re searching for a place to explore nature in Fort Myers, you won’t want to miss out on the opportunity for a trip to Matanzas Pass Preserve. With dozens of acres of natural preserve to see, Matanzas Preserve serves up some impressive opportunities for visitors.

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Omega: Low Density High-rise Living

Low density, high-rise living comes to Bonita Bay with the introduction of Omega. The new residential tower offers up the enjoyment of open floor plans, large covered terraces and an array of upscale features and finishes.

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Horse Creek: Live Large with Nature

For the opportunity to live large with nature, consider a move to Horse Creek. Situated right on the Orange River, Horse Creek presents estate-sized homesites surrounded by the beauty of nature preserves.

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North Star Yacht Club: Waterfront Paradise

For a waterfront paradise in North Fort Myers, North Star Yacht Club is definitely worth a second look. Found on the north shore of the Caloosahatchee River, this luxury, marina community is home to two waterfront high-rises and exceptional amenities in a park-like setting. In total, North Star Yacht Club[…]

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The Landings: Where Amenities are King

From golf to dining, a private marina to tennis, amenities are certainly king at The Landings. This premiere yacht, golf and tennis club is easily one of the most coveted in the Fort Myers area, and for a number of good reasons!

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Lee County Among Fastest Growing in the Country

It’s certainly no secret that Lee County is a great place to live, and that’s attracting more and more new residents to the region every year. The county is growing so fast that it’s now one of the fastest growing metros in terms of new population growth alone.

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Sandoval: Gated Lifestyle in the Cape

For a gated lifestyle in the Cape, come home to the desirability of Sandoval. Reflective of a resort-style community, this amenity rich neighborhood has much to offer new buyers. Options include a large community center with gathering space and a fitness center. There’s also a splash area for the kids,[…]