cape coral real estate: Is it better to sell my home with a Realtor or For Sale by Owner? - 12/07/13 11:27 PM

I get asked this question frequently. Usually the reasons people give for wanting to go FSBO (for sale by owner) include:
•  Wanting to save money on the commission real estate agents charge.
•  Having a bad experience with a real estate agent in the past.
•  Never having used an agent before and not knowing why they need one.
•  Having confidence they can sell it as easily on their own.
•  Not being in a rush to sell, and figuring they can always hire an agent later if it doesn’t work out.
Some of these reasons are based on good evidence, while others … (2 comments)

cape coral real estate: 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
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 real estate: FRE TIPS: Preparing for Your Closing - 07/21/13 10:50 PM
This is the last of 12 Tips on How to Sell Your Home Fast, which can be downloaded from our free eBook library.
Congratulations! You’re ready to finish the home sale. If all has gone according to plan, you have sold your home quickly and are ready to move on.
The process of closing the deal on a real estate transaction can be complicated, but with the right real estate agent, it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. If you followed the first tips in our blog, you chose an experienced, professional real estate agent who was comfortable answering all of your questions. During … (0 comments)

cape coral real estate: 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 real estate: New Construction is BOOMING! What You NEED TO KNOW - 06/30/13 10:46 PM

If you’ve been looking to buy a new home recently, you may be disappointed. There aren’t many old homes for sale, and many “new” homes were built as long ago as 2007.
Are you feeling like you’re out of options? Is new construction really a good choice right now?
I understand your desire to get exactly the home you’re looking for! You probably want it to be in the right neighborhood, up to date, and priced right. You might also have questions about how to go about building a home, to see if that’s the right option for you.
I’ve … (2 comments)

cape coral real estate: ATTENTION BUYERS!!! Chinese Drywall Signs to Look For! - 06/26/13 10:49 PM
Chinese drywall includes most defective drywall…

This is the seventh tip in our series: “12 Tips for Buying Real Estate in Southwest Florida” which is also available as a free eBook at
…that was imported from China from 2001 to 2007. This tainted drywall emits sulfuric gas and noxious odors and can cause corrosion on metal surfaces, internal writing, appliances and electronics.
Dangers of Chinese drywall
Corrosion resulting from Chinese drywall can create issues with electrical appliances, including alarm systems and smoke detectors. In very high concentrations, Chinese drywall emits hydrogen sulfide, a dangerous gas that is considered fatal in high … (24 comments)

cape coral real estate: 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 real estate: 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
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 real estate: 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 real estate: Do you need Real Estate Advice in Cape Coral, FL? - 04/05/13 09:35 PM
Residential and Investment Property Solutions for Your Real Estate Needs Are you ready to make one of the most important transactions of your life? Do you need help? Are you looking for a real estate professional expert with great customer service?
Whether you are a real estate buyer or seller in Southwest Florida,  A.J. Ackerman will find the solution that fits your real estate needs. He listens to what you want, and is a great real estate negotiator. A.J. is available by phone 7 days a week.
A.J. works with a real estate team that has:
Over 100 Years of Accumulated … (0 comments)

cape coral real estate: Searching for low taxes? Visit Cape Coral, Fl - 03/28/13 10:26 PM
This is the eleventh installment of Top 12 Reasons to Retire in Cape Coral, Florida which can also be downloaded from our free eBook library.
Another great reason to retire in Florida (especially Cape Coral) is because it’s one of a few low tax states!
States with no income tax
In 2010, the average Cape Coral resident paid about $1,436 in property taxes. They also enjoyed paying no state income tax since Florida is one of 7 states that do not tax individual incomes.
A 6% sales tax, which ends up including many tourist dollars, helps to offset the … (1 comments)

cape coral real estate: Are you ready to buy a home in Beautiful Southwest Florida? - 03/16/13 04:02 AM
If you’re interested in buying real estate in Southwest Florida…

…this blog is tailor-made to help you find a great investment!
Over the next few months, I will provide you with “12 Tips to Buying Real Estate in Southwest Florida.” If you decide you’d rather not wait for the blog posts, you can download all of this information for FREE in an eBook that’s available on my web
I will be giving you free insight on topics including:
How to choose an agent Purchasing a short sale vs foreclosure The pros & cons of buying a new or older home The signs & dangers … (1 comments)

cape coral real estate: Creating 15 New Cape Coral Real Estate Jobs - 02/14/13 04:17 AM
Creating 15 New Cape Coral Real Estate Jobs A Cape Coral real estate team aims to double its workforce to thirty employees in response to increased home prices and the return of new construction.
CAPE CORAL, FLORIDA - February 12, 2013 - Growth is the watchword for Southwest Florida real estate in 2013, according to AJ Ackerman, REALTOR® at Century 21 Sunbelt in Cape Coral. His team, Randy Peska & Partners, plans to double its workforce this year from fifteen to thirty, after doubling from seven employees in the last three years.
Century 21 Sunbelt Realty Ackerman says the job growth is … (0 comments)

cape coral real estate: Welcome to Cape Coral, Fl - 01/11/13 09:00 PM
As you may already know, Lee County real estate is my specialty and I get a tremendous amount of enjoyment from helping home buyers like yourself find the perfect house. I especially enjoy helping retirees find the perfect destination in Florida to enjoy their golden years on a golf course, beach, or wherever their heart desires.
I can honestly recommend living in most parts of Southwest Florida. But the best real estate in Lee County that I’ve found, is right here in Cape Coral. In my new eBook, I give you the Top 12 Reasons to Retire in … (0 comments)

A.J. Ackerman (Experience Real Estate Group, LLC)

A.J. Ackerman

Cape Coral, FL

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Experience Real Estate Group, LLC

Address: 900 SW Pine Island Rd, #107, Cape Coral, FL, 33991

Office: (239) 800-9498

Mobile: (239) 565-7867

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