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.
This information was written by Dave Owens, CPA, CES, self directed IRA adminstrator and 1031 Exchange Qualified Intermediary showing Investors how to use a self directed IRA to purchase Investment Property. The following is from Mr. Owen's Tax Free Strategies blog: "The old saying goes opportuni...
Krise Commercial Group, LLC, owned by Randy Krise, CCIM and I am the Business Director, is already planning our 2012 goals and marketing plans.  We have re-invented ourselves this past year to grow our business in spite of negative media predictions for Commercial Real Estate.  I am going to post...
I have been a Social Media "nut" for years.  I even teach free social media classes to small business owners.  But as I review my marketing, old fashioned door-knocking seems to work best for what I do.  Don't get me wrong, I still believe strongly in Social Media and will continue to use it.  Bu...
Everything that could happen in Real Estate, whether good or bad, has happened in SW Florida.  At one time, a local zip code has the highest number of foreclosures per zip code in the United States.  We were also picked as the third worst place to live during a depressed economy. I hope your are ...
Baby Boomers are a huge and diversified group that have already retired or are a few years away from retiring.  This group of retirees is veryu different from earlier generations of retirees who looked forward to their years of relaxing and possibly traveling.  Today's retirees want to stay activ...
We all work long and hard at getting our names out there and telling the world what we do.  Social Media has become the word of mouth of business and I am surprised at how many agents do not do it right or ignore it at all. I am in all the regular Social Media and blogging sites - LinkedIn, Faceb...
I read blogs written by Paige Rausch every week.  Paige is a licensed Commercial Agent in the State of Florida.  Recently though, she has turned her efforts into researching all the legislation, market trends and economic predictions from every media and government office possible.  I read her bl...
I recently wrote about the Foreign Trade Zones in Fort Myers and Cape Coral, Florida.  Several more articles have hit my email or Google Reader recently that I felt important to share with my readers and clients. The first is the Cape Coral Economic Development Office Newsletter.  One of the arti...
Recently I wrote a blog about the coming foreclosures in Commercial Real Estate and a way for both New Investors as well as Seasoned Investors to add Discounted Bank Notes to their Investment Portfolio.  There are many ways to profit from Discounted Bank notes.  Many of them can be win-win-win fo...

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