cape coral homes: Cape Coral News - 12/23/07 01:41 AM
Hey Look, we made it into the NYTimes.com :)
See article here

Unfortunately it wasn’t the best perception of Cape Coral, Florida. So here’s my take….

Prices are down – yes. They are down. Why? Because investors, I mean speculators tripped over each other to put money down on houses, land & new projects in 2004-2006, peaking in 2005. People who had no information about the area other than “my buddy made some money in Cape Coral real estate” started buying houses here.
Many builders wanted to help these un-savvy investors & offered great deals like $1,000 down … (3 comments)

cape coral homes: Foreign Buyers Look in Florida - 11/14/07 12:19 PM
We keep hearing about it everywhere.
The value of the US Dollar is down...
I just converted $250,000 USD to Euros - Guess what? That's only $170,498.21
Our US Dollar is currently equal to .68 EUR
In Canada that same $250,000 USD converts to just $240,777.34
Our US Dollar is currently equal to .96 CAD
 
Our real estate prices continue to decline...
AND
There are financing programs for foreign nationals....
We live in paradise. We truly do...
If you have been considering investing in a home in SW Florida contact our team today. We can assist you in the search to find the right property in Cape Coral or Fort Myers, … (9 comments)

cape coral homes: When a Rehab / Short sale is NOT the best option - 11/01/07 06:31 AM
I'm currently working with buyers who are looking for .... what else...A GOOD DEAL. They are stuck on buying a bank owned or short sale property though. Problem is much of what they've looked at needs a ton of work & it is taking weeks to get any responses back from the banks.
I've suggested nicer homes to make offers on where we can negotiate directly with the sellers.
Why?
Because unfortunately many agents in our market place think they know how to handle a short sale when in fact, they have no clue. Yes, sometimes it is just plain difficult to deal with … (5 comments)

cape coral homes: Cape Coral Still a Best-Performing City - 10/03/07 05:27 AM
According to The 2007 Report out by the Milken Institute, Cape Coral/Ft. Myers still ranks #13 as "2007 Best-Performing Cities in the United States". The decrease from # 2 to # 13 comes from the change in the slowing construction market. Overall, the job & wage growth is still very high.
According to the report, health care services & social assistance sectors added 2,300 & 900 job respectively. There has also been much growth in the financial services sector & more businesses have set up shop in our area.
You can read the full report by clicking the following link:
Cape Coral #13 Best-Performing … (0 comments)

cape coral homes: Cape Coral Pre Foreclosure - 07/03/07 06:19 AM
There is no doubt that foreclosures on the rise here in Cape Coral, Florida. The statistics are showing more & more homeowners facing foreclosure. 
We currently have a database of Cape Coral homes for sale that are facing foreclosure. We work with the banks to negotiate short sales when the owner owes more than current Cape Coral market value. Some of these Cape Coral homes may need work but many of them are in move in condition.
If you'd like to learn more about Cape Coral Short Sales or Cape Coral Foreclosure please visit our website below.
We get new inventory of … (2 comments)

cape coral homes: SW Florida Homes under $200K?? - 03/30/07 06:29 AM
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cape coral homes: Cape Coral Community - 03/29/07 04:57 AM
Growth continues in Cape Coral, Florida. It is estimated that we have 163,127 residents at the present time. Our median age is currently about 44 years old & the median income is estimated at $51,344.
Cape Coral is an excellent community to move into & start a new business. The city of Cape Coral works with residents to assist them with business planning. In fact, the city of Cape Coral has a Small Business Development Center located at the City Centrum Business Park.
Many new commercial developments are underway. On the northeast corner of Pine Island Road & Nicholas Parkway is the … (1 comments)

cape coral homes: Cape Coral Real Estate Market - 12/28/06 01:38 AM
Cape Coral Real Estate Market - Comparing 2005 to 2006
- These figures were pulled out of the Greater Ft. Myers MLS & do not include the Cape Coral MLS (although many listings were entered in both MLSs & the majority were in the Ft. Myers MLS) -
From Jan 1, 2005 - Dec 27, 2005
817 condos/townhomes sold
4,291 single family homes sold
8,474 vacant lots sold
From Jan 1, 2006 - Dec 27, 2006
219 condos/townhomes sold
3,134 single family homes sold
1,472 vacant lots sold
 
These figures tell us that the single family house market has not fallen that far from last year. We're looking at about a … (1 comments)

 
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