Fort Myers heads the list of “Top 20 Cities for Foreclosure Discounts,” according to an analysis by RealtyTrac. While the housing market continues to recover into 2014, there are still good deals to be found on foreclosed homes with built-in equity in Fort Myers as well as many other parts of the U.S. Fort Myers had 203 foreclosure sales for the period June-November 2013. The average price of the home was $135,409, which was 65% less than the average assessed value of $254,526.
Canadians, Granadians, Australians and Botswanians (maybe not but it rhymes!) and residents of the entire global community are targeting our very own Cape Coral as a place to invest in real estate. As covered by Wink News, Trulia recently reported that Cape Coral was the third most popular US city after Los Angles and New York for foreign investment. This is quite remarkable as Cape Coral and its 154,000 residents is dwarfed by New York and its population of around 8 million and LA with just under 4 million citizens.