waterfront properties: 5 Powerful Reasons To Own Instead Of Rent - 07/12/19 06:18 PM

Owning a home has great financial benefits.
In a recent research paper, Homeownership and the American Dream, Laurie S. Goodman and Christopher Mayer of the Urban Land Institute explained:
“Homeownership appears to help borrowers accumulate housing and nonhousing wealth in a variety of ways, with tax advantages, greater financial flexibility due to secured borrowing, built-in ‘default’ savings with mortgage amortization and nominally fixed payments, and the potential to lower home maintenance costs through sweat equity.”
Let’s breakdown 5 major financial benefits of homeownership:
1. Housing is typically the one leveraged investment available
Homeownership allows households to amplify any appreciation on the value of their homes by a … (1 comments)

waterfront properties: Farmers market in Cape Coral - Summer Event - 07/12/19 09:17 AM
Farmers Market in Cape Coral, FL - Summer
From 8:00am to Noon
Located at: Cape Harbour
5789 Cape Harbour Dr., Cape Coral, FL 33914

This is one of the three farmers market in Cape Coral and this one in particular is always overflowing with fresh and healthy fruits and veggies, most locals, some not but nice to stroll in an open market.
They have great selection of produces and unique offerings, fruits and foods, fresh baked breads, desserts, homemade jams & jellies, honey, pickles & olive mixes, meat, gulf seafood, homemade pet treats, cut flowers, native plants & trees, organic products and more!
Cape … (1 comments)

waterfront properties: Now's the Time to Move-Up and Upgrade Your Current Home! - 07/12/19 07:13 AM
Homes priced at the top 25% of the price range for a particular area of the country are considered “premium homes.” In today’s real estate market, there are deals to be had at the higher end! This is great news for homeowners wanting to upgrade from their current house.
Much of the demand for housing over the past couple of years has come from first-time buyers looking for their starter home. Many of the more expensive homes listed for sale have not seen as much interest.
According to ILHM’s Luxury Report, this mismatch in demand and inventory of luxury and premium homes has created a Buyer’s … (0 comments)

waterfront properties: Know What To Expect At Your Home Inspection - 07/09/19 11:56 AM

So you made an offer and it was accepted. Now, your next task is to have the home inspected prior to closing. Agents oftentimes make your offer contingent on a clean home inspection.
This contingency allows you to renegotiate the price you paid for the home, ask the sellers to cover repairs, or in some cases, to walk away. Your agent can advise you on the best course of action once the report is filed.
 How to Choose an InspectorYour agent will most likely have a short list of inspectors that they have worked with in the past that they can recommend to you. HGTV recommends that you … (2 comments)

waterfront properties: Stop Wondering What Your Budget Is & Get Pre-Approved! - 07/05/19 08:05 AM

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show that you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage before starting your search.
Even if you are not in an incredibly competitive market, understanding your budget will give you the confidence of knowing whether or not your dream home is within your reach.
Freddie Mac lays out the advantages of pre-approval in the ‘My Home’ section of their … (2 comments)

waterfront properties: New listing Alert: Renovated Gulf Access Pool Home SE Cape Coral FL - 07/02/19 11:09 AM
Make an appointment now before your dream home disappears! 239-560-2453
4113 SE 9TH CT CAPE CORAL FL 33904
MLS # 219045842 
Asking price: $425,000
City water and sewer with all assessments paid in full.
Not in a flood zone.


waterfront properties: Starting The Search For Your Dream Home? Here Are 5 Tips! - 05/23/19 03:18 AM
In today’s real estate market, low inventory dominates the conversation in many areas of the country. It can often be frustrating to be a first-time homebuyer if you aren’t prepared.
In a realtor.com article entitled, “How to Find Your Dream Home—Without Losing Your Mind,” the author highlights some steps that first-time homebuyers can take to help carry their excitement of buying a home throughout the whole process.
1. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage Before You Start Your SearchOne way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approvedfor a mortgage before starting your search. Even if you are in a market that is … (1 comments)

waterfront properties: Home for sale w/5 min walking distance to Cape Coral Yacht Club Beach - 05/22/19 10:29 AM
Do you want to live 5 minutes walking distance to the Cape Coral Yacht Club Beach! Then you need to see this house! Situated in the most sought after neighborhood in Cape Coral, FL this spacious 4 bedroom home has a nice pool with city water and sewer and no assessments! It sits and a huge piece of land with plenty of fruit trees and lots of privacy. This house is waiting for you to add your personal touch. This home has that Florida charm that is perfect for a primary home or a seasonal rental. Call now before this amazing … (2 comments)

waterfront properties: Home with 3 beds, 2 baths New A/C just Sold in SW Cape Coral FL - 05/20/19 12:09 PM
705 SW 23RD ST, CAPE CORAL FL 33991
JUST SOLD FOR $190,000

waterfront properties: Direct Gulf Access Home in Cape Coral Florida just SOLD! - 05/17/19 12:54 PM
Last week we broke a record selling this Direct Gulf Access Home  before placing it on the MLS! We are excited for our sellers who are more than ready to move to the Bahamas! Team Stiller is selling Global Real Estate!  Re/Max Realty Group Contact us for a free consultation at:  239-560-2453 Ich Spreche Deutsch Hablamos Español    … (2 comments)

waterfront properties: Totally renovated POOL Home SE Cape Coral FL just SOLD - 05/16/19 06:06 AM
These lucky buyers were ready to escape the cold from TN and ready to settle on this gorgeous move-in-ready Pool home in sunny Cape Coral! Congratulations to both of them!!! Are you looking to move to our area and need guidance with the buying process? Contact us for a free consultation at: 239-560-2453Team Stiller Re/Max Realty Group Hablamos Español Ich Spreche Deutsch     … (6 comments)

waterfront properties: Hope you'all had a great day - 05/12/19 06:13 PM
I'm sorry it's a little too late, but I had a super busy day... I wanted to wish all my Active Rain friends a Happy Mother's Day! Hope you all had a good one!
  "To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power."
- Maya Angelou

waterfront properties: Sailboat access home, No bridges Just listed SE Cape Coral only $229k - 05/10/19 05:56 AM
From Canada to the Bahamas sailboat or yacht you can go anywhere right from this home! This home is centrally located to everything yet tucked away in a quite neighborhood sitting on a sailboat access extra wide canal! No bridges, almost 50ft of dock with electric and water. If you are boater or want to live on the water this home is for you. This perfectly maintained home is a great buy with pristine landscaping and plenty room to build a huge pool. Enjoy the beautiful sunsets or take a short or long boat ride to anywhere just minutes to the … (5 comments)

waterfront properties: Why Access Is One Of The Most Important Factors when selling a home - 05/07/19 12:48 PM

So, you’ve decided to sell your house. You’ve hired a real estate professional to help you through the entire process, and they have asked you what level of access you want to provide to your potential buyers.
There are four elements to a quality listing. At the top of the list is access, followed by condition, financing, and price. There are many levels of access that you can provide to your agent so that he or she can show your home.
Here are five levels of access that you can give to buyers, along with a brief description: Lockbox on the Door – this allows buyers the ability to see … (2 comments)

waterfront properties: The Cost Of Renting Vs. Buying This Spring - 05/06/19 03:22 PM
Some Highlights: Historically, the choice between renting or buying a home has been a tough decision. Looking at the percentage of income needed to rent a median-priced home today (27.7%) vs. the percentage needed to buy a median-priced home (17.5%), the choice becomes obvious. Every market is different. Before you renew your lease again, find out if you can put your housing costs to work by buying this year!
If you need to talk to a local real estate agent contact me for a free consultation at
239-284-8637 - Tambien Hablo Espanol
Take advantage of the low interest rates, don't rent! Buy today! … (3 comments)

waterfront properties: Gulf Access Lot SW Cape Coral, FL 33914 just SOLD! - 05/03/19 06:37 PM
 This Wonderful buildable Gulf Access Lot in SW area of Cape Coral! JUST SOLD! It was listed with other Agents before and fortunately we got to sell it in in only 19 days after we listed and our Seller couldn’t be happier  If you are looking to sell a property in the areas of Cape Coral, Lehigh Acres, Fort Myers, Bonita Springs, Estero & Naples contact your local Realtors: Team Stiller  239-284-8637Re/Max Realty GroupHablamos Español Ich Spreche Deutsch   Cape Coral is an amazing City with many public parks including Sun Splash Family Waterpark, golf courses, top rated Schools, boat ramps, Ecological Preserves, Museum, dining, shopping, … (8 comments)

waterfront properties: Buyer Demand Surging As Spring Market Begins - 04/18/19 07:39 AM

Last fall, some predicted that the 2019 residential real estate market would be a disaster. There was even belief we might experience a housing crash like the one that occurred during the last decade.
However, according to two separate reports*, buyer demand dramatically increased over the last three months, leading into this spring buyers’ market (the March data is not yet available).
Both the ShowingTime Showing Index and the National Association of REALTORS Buyer Traffic Index show that buyer demand has increased in each of the last three months.
Why the increase in demand? Increased buying power.According to the National Association of Realtors’ Economists’ Outlook Blog, purchasing a home has … (2 comments)

waterfront properties: How To Put Your Housing Cost To Work For You - 04/08/19 04:02 PM
There has been a lot written about the benefits of homeownership. One benefit that continues to rise to the top is the added wealth homeowners gain simply by paying their mortgage while their home increases in value over time.
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) recently broke down the equity gained from price appreciation and principal payments in their Economists Outlook Blog. Homeowners who purchased their homes five years ago have already gained almost $80,000 in equity over that time with 80% of the gains coming from price appreciation.
For a homeowner who purchased their home 30 years ago, they have gained nearly $250,000 in equity with … (2 comments)

waterfront properties: 7 Things To Avoid After Applying for a Mortgage! - 03/25/19 05:01 PM

Congratulations! You’ve found a home to buy and have applied for a mortgage! You are undoubtedly excited about the opportunity to decorate your new home! But before you make any big purchases, move any money around, or make any big-time life changes, consult your loan officer. They will be able to tell you how your decision will impact your home loan.
Below is a list of 7 Things You Shouldn’t Do After Applying for a Mortgage! Some may seem obvious, but some may not!
1. Don’t change jobs or the way you are paid at your job! Your loan officer must be able to track the … (1 comments)

waterfront properties: Gulf Access Land/lot for sale in Cape Coral under $40k w/ city water - 03/21/19 03:40 PM
Wonderful buildable Gulf Access Lot in SW area of Cape Coral! Build your dream home on this piece of land or hold it as an investment. Bring your boat, wave runner or kayak to navigate through the canals and the Gulf of Mexico. Located off of Chiquita Blvd with easy access to Veterans & Cape Coral Pkwy, Airport and the beaches. This lot is close to Cape Harbour Marina, restaurants, Schools and more! City water & sewer available in this area!
Buy today at this amazingly low price of $39,900
2217 SW 32ND ST CAPE CORAL FL 33914
Lot size: 80x125x80x125
Cape Coral is an amazing … (4 comments)

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Cape Coral, FL

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