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In additional to today being New Year's Eve, it's also the birthday of Fort Myers Beach, Florida.   In celebration of the birthday, feee cupcakes will be given out at Times Square this afternoon from 1:00 to 3:00. As for tonight, there will be live music in Times Square all evening and fireworks ...
Welcome to Fort Myers Beach Florida! Fort Myers Beach is located some 26 miles North of Naples in Southwest Florida. Its major island is called Estero island and is 7 miles long by at most some 1/2 mile wide. It is one of the great small island of the Gulf Of Mexico shore line, with a rich histor...
The Question:  What is the difference for a foreign person purchasing a home in the United States, in Florida?  As for the actual purchase, there is no difference financially.  The HUD Settlement Statement will be drafted as if the purchaser was an American citizen.  Of course, when a foreign own...
The Island of Fort Myers Beach, Florida is filled with in Season, with vacationers, snowbirds, and of course, the local folks.  Traffic increases, of course.  Instead of dealing with traffic, there are some other ways to get around our seven mile Island.  There is the Beach Trolley.  The Beach T...
  What a year it has been! I have seen the Good the Bad and the Ugly in our region of Southwest Florida, as many have in other parts of the US. High unemployment, to many short sales and foreclosures and during the last 3 to 4 months an encouraging leveling of our house market. In some areas of L...
We were just outside playing ball with the pooch when a cold breeze drifts into our yard.  When I go inside to the computer, I learn that the current temperature on Fort Myers Beach, Florida is 66.  Shiver.  Shiver.  I put on a sweater.  This after a warm Christmas.  Before dinner yesterday, a wa...
The property featured below is located in the in the Enclave at Three Oaks in Fort Myers Myers, Florida, a 4 bedroom/3 bath lakefront home with 2668 square feet. 3 car garage. Carpet, Tile and Wood flooring throughout. Huge kitchen with wood cabinets and large island.  Community pool and fitness,...
Jack joined our extended family some six months ago. He took a shine to our other rescued cat named Charly, a tiger coated cat and together they roam about our property in Fort Myers Beach. He is quite social, playful and eats a tone. He is called Captain Jack because of the black patch over his ...
Not long ago, the conventional wisdom was to hide from the sun, especially in places where the sun is at its most potent, in tropical zones.  Sun tanning was considered as unhealthy as smoking cigarettes.  Recently, however, many scientists have declared that the benefits of the sun outweigh the ...
    AS you may know if you are financing or not an older home in Florida, your insurance will most likely request that you get a Four point Inspection plus a Wind Mitigation. I don’t blame Insurance companies to require these inspections in order to provide a coverage of your home, specially afte...

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