cape coral homes: Water Utilities Coming Soon? To Pay or Not to Pay? - 07/28/13 11:16 PM
If you’re unfamiliar with Southwest Florida, you may not know the areas…

 
Tip 8: To Pay or not to Pay Water utilities. That is the question. This is the eighth tip in our series: “12 Tips for Buying Real Estate in Southwest Florida” which is also available as a free eBook at www.AckermanSWFL.com/ebooks/
Where houses have well water & septic systems and the areas where houses are on city water and sewer. This is important information to know when you’re searching like a real estate agent for homes because it could mean that you’ll have to pay a … (0 comments)

cape coral homes: Live Near the Beach!!! This is the Life - 07/23/13 10:39 PM
 

This is the third installment of Top 12 Reasons to Retire in Cape Coral, Florida which can also be downloaded from our freeeBook library.
Whether you’re traveling to the beaches of southwest Florida by car, or straight from your Cape Coral dock, you’ll be happy when you get there. Either way, it’s only a short journey to some of the most fabulous beaches that southwest Florida has to offer.
With white, sugar sand and the gentle Gulf waves, the southwest Florida beaches are perfect for beach bums of every age! No matter what type of activity you enjoy, you’ll find it … (0 comments)

cape coral homes: Personalized Market Report for your area - 07/15/13 11:01 PM
As you continue to search for properties in Cape Coral, it is important for you to stay aware of the local real estate market. The market report I have included in this link will provide you with wonderful information like pricing trends, inventory, current homes for sale, community statistics, school information, etc.
http://www.buyandsellcapecoralhomes.com/mimarket/zip/33914/
Thank you for utilizing my site to get up-to-date real estate information. I look forward in working with you in the future. Have a Beautiful Day!
http://www.buyandsellcapecoralhomes.com/mimarket/zip/33914/
AJ Ackerman
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cape coral homes: First Time Home Buying MADE EASY - Simple Checklist - 07/14/13 10:52 PM
Everyone remembers their first time…

This is the 12th tip in our series: “12 Tips for Buying Real Estate in Southwest Florida” which is also available as a free eBook at www.AckermanSWFL.com.
buying a home.
 
Choosing where to live in Southwest Florida is one of the easier parts of the first time home buying process.
There is much research that will need to be done, once you’ve decided where you want to live.
Consider which area of town you’ll want to live in.
If you’re thinking about Cape Coral, you must consider how their water assessments and utilities will … (0 comments)

cape coral homes: Your 1 Stop Shop to All Utilities for Your Move in Day =) SWFL - 07/11/13 11:21 PM
Moving in? Here's your resource list for Cable, Utilities, Water, Garbage, etc. Cape Coral City Directory Power Companies Florida Power and Light Lee County Electric Company Television and Cable Providers Comcast Century Link Dish Network Direct TV Utilities Lee County Utilities Cape Coral Utilities Contact AJ today! Or call 239-565-7867.
We serve Southwest Florida: Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, Captiva, Fort Myers, North Fort Myers, Sanibel.
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cape coral homes: CALLING ALL HOMEOWNERS!!! My Podcast to HELP YOU Sell Your Home - 07/10/13 11:10 PM
  CAPE CORAL, Fla. – REALTOR® AJ Ackerman is releasing a free, educational 12-part podcast entitled “How to Sell Your Home Fast.” The podcast shares with homeowners Ackerman’s advice on successfully selling homes.
“After the popularity of my blog and video series on selling a home, I decided to publish this information in audio form as well,” explains Ackerman. “That way, people can listen while they drive, exercise, or do chores. I’m excited that mobile devices give us all the option to learn new things without having to sit in front of a computer screen.”
Interested listeners can find the podcast … (0 comments)

cape coral homes: CONSTRUCTION LOANS - How they Work... - 07/07/13 11:26 PM
 
Much like buying a home, building a home requires you to either pay for it outright or get a loan. Here is how construction financing works today:
Financing construction involves obtaining a construction loan from a lending institution. Construction loans are usually considered short term financing. Once the construction project is completed, the loan is typically converted into a permanent mortgage loan.
This is the third tip in What’s New in New Construction: 12 Tips for Building a Home in Southwest Florida Today, a free eBook.
Qualifying for a construction loan
Construction loans may be harder to qualify for … (1 comments)

cape coral homes: What Happens After a Realtor Shows Your Home? Read to Find Out =) - 07/02/13 10:55 PM
This is the ninth of 12 Tips on How to Sell Your Home Fast, which can be downloaded from our free eBook library.
After you have an open house event or an agent shows your home to a prospective buyer, there are three possible outcomes. You can get no offers on your house, you might get one offer or, in the best case scenario, you receive multiple offers!
 
If You Don’t Get an Offer

If you don’t get an offer immediately on your home, don’t despair. Even when homes are priced correctly, it often takes multiple showings to find the right buyer … (1 comments)

cape coral homes: PRICES ARE UP! Let's Sell Your Home =) - 06/23/13 11:12 PM
Houses 4 sale on the market today…

This is the second tip in our series: “12 Tips for Buying Real Estate in Southwest Florida” which is also available as a free eBook at www.AckermanSWFL.com/ebooks/.
…are usually great deals (if not steals) for buyers. But what if you’re on the other end of the transaction? Read on for tips for sellers!
 
For many, part of the buying process means selling a home as well, unless of course you are a first time home buyer. At first, you may be inclined to go to the local newspaper and immediately list your … (0 comments)

cape coral homes: Are you a golfer? Living in Southwest Florida is for you! - 06/21/13 11:33 PM
 
This is the fifth installment of Top 12 Reasons to Retire in Cape Coral, Florida which can also be downloaded from our freeeBook library.
Between its sandy beaches and natural preserves, Southwest Florida has many attractions. But, for die hard golfers, the best attractions in the area are the golf courses!
With over 100 golf courses already being enjoyed by golfers – and many more to come – the Southwest Florida area is a golfer’s paradise. Why is that?
 
It’s been calculated that this area has more golf holes per person than any area of the United States!
If you’re … (0 comments)

cape coral homes: SUCCESS! How to quickly start your Real Estate Career (4 Easy Steps) - 06/19/13 10:49 PM
4 Step Real Estate License Process State Real Estate License Requirements Must be 18 years of age Must have a high school diploma or equivalent Must have a social security number Real Estate Licensing Process There are just a few simple steps involved with obtaining a Florida Real Estate Sales Associate License, and if you follow our 4 Step Real Estate License Process you can have your license in hand in 30 days or less!
Step 1 - Complete the 63 Hour Sales Associate Pre-License Course. 
Classes are available locally through Larson Educational Services (License #ZH1002299) and can be completed weekdays, weekends or … (0 comments)

cape coral homes: CALLING ALL GOLFERS! Free list of all Golf Courses in Cape Coral - 06/16/13 10:51 PM
 
This is the fifth installment of Top 12 Reasons to Retire in Cape Coral, Florida which can also be downloaded from our free eBook library.
Between its sandy beaches and natural preserves, Southwest Florida has many attractions. But, for die hard golfers, the best attractions in the area are the golf courses!
With over 100 golf courses already being enjoyed by golfers – and many more to come – the Southwest Florida area is a golfer’s paradise. Why is that?
 
It’s been calculated that this area has more golf holes per person than any area of the United … (0 comments)

cape coral homes: How to Save Money When Building a Home - 06/12/13 10:55 PM

Existing homes are usually less expensive per square foot than newly-built homes. This is often the result of escalating land costs in new subdivisions. However, as you are probably aware, the home values in Southwest Florida have significantly decreased from where they were 7-10 years ago, so this is not always the case. Depending on size and location, building a new home may actually end up saving you money.
This is the seventh tip in What’s New in New Construction: 12 Tips for Building a Home in Southwest Florida Today, a free eBook.
When you build new, ownership costs are considered more predictable. … (0 comments)

cape coral homes: ATTN: NATURE LOVERS! Cape Coral is right for you! - 06/10/13 09:45 PM
 
This is the fourth installment of Top 12 Reasons to Retire in Cape Coral, Florida which can also be downloaded from our free eBook library.
If you read our last tip, you know that Cape Coral has access to some of the most amazing beaches in Florida. But, the nature in Cape Coral is not limited to the beach. If you love the outdoors, Cape Coral has an abundance of activities for nature lovers of every kind. The city is home to several parks, including Saratoga Lake Park, Horton Park, Four Freedoms Park and more….
 
One of the … (0 comments)

cape coral homes: ATTENTION: Not All Agents Are The Same - 06/09/13 10:58 PM
Real estate agents have gotten a bad reputation as “salespeople” who hold selfish interests in your home.

This is the third tip in our series: “12 Tips for Buying Real Estate in Southwest Florida” which is also available as a free eBook at www.AckermanSWFL.com/ebooks/.
On the other end of the spectrum, successful and reliable agents, while experts in marketing and sales, are experts in negotiation and advisement when you are selling or buying your home. Knowing what to look for and how to pick an agent will ensure that the process goes seamlessly and quickly.
 
Many horror stories have … (0 comments)

cape coral homes: Everyday's a BEACH DAY!!! SWFL is Calling Your Name - 06/05/13 10:45 PM
 
This is the third installment of Top 12 Reasons to Retire in Cape Coral, Florida which can also be downloaded from our free eBook library.
Whether you’re traveling to the beaches of southwest Florida by car, or straight from your Cape Coral dock, you’ll be happy when you get there. Either way, it’s only a short journey to some of the most fabulous beaches that southwest Florida has to offer.
With white, sugar sand and the gentle Gulf waves, the southwest Florida beaches are perfect for beach bums of every age! No matter what type of activity you enjoy, … (1 comments)

cape coral homes: Foreclosure or Short Sale??? MUST READ - 06/03/13 10:56 PM
Losing your home can feel like one of the worst things that could ever happen to you financially.

This is the fourth tip in our series: “12 Tips for Buying Real Estate in Southwest Florida” which is also available as a free eBook at www.AckermanSWFL.com/ebooks/.
Life’s most unfortunate circumstances are unforeseeable, like unemployment, serious illness and possibly divorce. When you find yourself in this predicament and you’re considering giving up your home it is important that you weigh your options between a short sale or foreclosure.
 
Foreclosure
One of the most damaging things to you credit score, reputation, and … (0 comments)

cape coral homes: Your Personal Buyer Representative!!! - 06/02/13 10:42 PM
Do you know why you need to work with a buyer representative? A buyers representative is a real estate professional that provides you, the buyer, with the knowledge you need to make buying a home pleasant experience.  They work with you to determine your needs, your initial investment, and your monthly payments so you know what you can expect and how much you can afford.  
Whether it is residential or investment property,  a buyers agents is involved throughout the entire process:
Determining a "fair market value" for the real estate you're interested in. Informing you of all your legal rights and obligations, Explaining the benefits … (0 comments)

cape coral homes: You can enjoy boating all year round in this water wonderland! - 05/25/13 01:31 AM
 
This is the second installment of Top 12 Reasons to Retire in Cape Coral, Florida which can also be downloaded from our free eBook library.
If you own a boat, or have ever wanted to, then there truly aren’t many better places to live than Cape Coral, Florida.
Put simply, Cape Coral is paradise for water lovers. Those who are new to the area are often shocked to learn that this city has over 400 miles of canals and waterways! This makes it both easy and affordable to get a waterfront home, or have easy access to a canal.
Nearly half of Cape … (0 comments)

cape coral homes: Need help selling your home? Here are a couple free tips! - 05/23/13 09:35 PM
Houses 4 sale on the market today…

This is the second tip in our series: “12 Tips for Buying Real Estate in Southwest Florida” which is also available as a free eBook atwww.AckermanSWFL.com/ebooks/.
…are usually great deals (if not steals) for buyers. But what if you’re on the other end of the transaction? Read on for tips for sellers!
 
For many, part of the buying process means selling a home as well, unless of course you are a first time home buyer. At first, you may be inclined to go to the local newspaper and immediately list your home in the houses 4 … (2 comments)

 
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Cape Coral, FL

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