Fort Myers, Florida Investment Real Estate - Mike Cathell (239) 770-6250

Real Estate Broker/Owner - Real Estate Services of SWFL, LLC
Commercial and Investment Property strategies - specializing in Commercial office, multi-family investment units, Commercial short sales and foreclosure options and Bank Note Investing.
I am expanding my company, Real Estate Solutions of SWFL, to keep up with the increased business we are experiencing.  During my recruiting, I had a chance to talk with the Business Manager of my favorite Real Estate School about some new programs geared towards returning Military Veterans that s...
Over the past several years, I have read blog after blog from agents expressing the reasons for listing your property with one of the mega-giant Real Estate companies.  Today I am raising a flag for all of who have chosen to go it alone and explaining why we should be considered for your listing....
Recently, I had the honor of speaking at the Real Estate Club sponsored by AdvantaIRA, a company specializing in 1031 exchanges and self-directed IRA's for real estate investment.  The points I will be making are based on research in the SW Florida area, specifically Fort Myers and Cape Coral.  S...
The News Media is filled with stories about Global Warming, Droughts and Global temperature changes.  Some of the following discussions are a concern for water.  Water is the most abundant natural resource on our planet, yet less than 3% is usable for drinking, farming and ranching.  Much of the ...
Back on the market! Perfect opportunity for a retiree who wants a hands-on lifestyle away from Corporate America or a family interested in "home grown" values and experiences. 3 Acre Agricultural site in Buckingham (Near Fort Myers) Florida. Includes 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom and a den house. Propert...
Most of the reports I have been watching in the media have recognized the factors that show Residential Housing is back on the rise again. Lower Multiple Listing Inventory National Builders have started building in developments again Increase in number of Building permits being issued to small bu...
When someone in the White House called a Christmas Tree a "Holiday Tree", Ben Stein gave this commentary on his Sunday morning news spot.  I know it has nothing to do with Real Estate but I felt it was worth sharing.   The following was written by Ben Stein and recited by him on CBS Sunday Mornin...
A good friend of mine finds hard-money loans for potential Investors, Builders and Developers.  One of the biggest reasons for the Lenders turning the deal down is the Investor does not have an adequate Exit Strategy.  Even worse, there is no Exit Strategy at all!   Many potential Investors spend...

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