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When Canadians want to escape their cold, snowy winter days, it’s no secret where they like to head for their winter destination. We all know they head south to Florida. But did you know that the largest percentage of Canadians buy their homes in the Cape Coral-Fort Myers region after Naples-Marco Island?

Fort Myers Popular With Canadians

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.

Understanding The Homestead Exemption in Florida

Do you want a piece of waterfront paradise? Cape Coral may be the place for you as nearly 40,000 of its 100,000 lots are located in a waterfront setting on a canal, lake or river. For water lovers everywhere, Cape Coral is a special place with more than 400 miles of canals, which makes it an ideal area for boating, fishing and scenic views.

Not All Cape Coral Canals Are Created Equal

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.

Florida Bond Program

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.

Must Have Buyer Amenities