Explore Fort Myers, FL

By Brett Ellis
(RE/MAX Realty Group)
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The Ellis Team has created 3 new graphs which illustrate how the SW Florida real estate market is doing.  Our number of homes closed graph shows the number of hoes closed by year from 2005-2007.  Our SW Florida real estate prices graph illustrates pricing trends, and our Month over Month graph sh...

By Chris Griffith, Bonita Springs Listing Agent
(Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL)
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Miromar Lakes - Fort Myers, Florida.  The stunning entry is the first indication that this community is different from any other in Southwest Florida.  From the grand entry there is a refreshing surprise or amenity at every turn First and foremost, the Miromar Beach Club, Spa & Fitness Center are...

By LLoyd Nichols, Southwest Florida Homes By The Sea
(Premier Florida Realty of SWFL)
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Fort Myers" River District" Master Plan shows healthy Real Estate    The vision of Fort Myers Downtown Distric Redevelopment started in the year 2000-2001 with the Genesis Group and DPZ which had a master Plan to transform the heart of Fort Myers and its 534 acres.The first plan started in 1986 a...

By Gary Szolosi
(Paradise Realty Network)
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In Southwest Florida the days of multiple offers and lotteries for properties ended about two years ago. I am kind of happy and also sad about it. I am happy because we have turned to a much more normal market and the flippers are gone. I am sad because a dog with a note in his mouth could sell a...

By LLoyd Nichols, Southwest Florida Homes By The Sea
(Premier Florida Realty of SWFL)
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         The City of Palms Park    Night lights The lights towers shined down upon City of Palms Park. in Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida, has been the home of the charismaticRed Sox since the opening of the new Ball Park in 1993 and have become a fixture in Lee County during the Spring Training....

By Ryan Monroe, E-Pro Fort Myers to Estero Homes
(Keller Williams World Class, Realtors)
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  Search Fort Myers MLS City of Palms: A Snapshot of Beautiful Fort Myers, FloridaFort Myers:  A Colorful History Ponce de Leon came to Fort Myers when he explored areas along Southwest Florida's Gulf coast in 1513 & 1521. During the last half of the 1700s the area was a base of operations for ba...

By Ryan Monroe, E-Pro Fort Myers to Estero Homes
(Keller Williams World Class, Realtors)
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I want to alert you all to MAJOR changes in the mortgage industry.  I'm sure you all have seen articles, news, e-mails, etc. about mortgage companies closing their doors.  It is happening everywhere.  In fact, several of lenders are now out of business.  Why?  Read on for a segment of a March 1, ...

By Joe Kendall Broker, It's Always best to talk to "Broker Joe"
(Keller Williams Realty of Fort Myers & The Islands)
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                                                                             Finding a home in todays world is pretty easy, as well as finding all the information you will need to make an accurate choice on a Realtor to help you with your purchase. There are all kinds of web sites for real estate...

By LLoyd Nichols, Southwest Florida Homes By The Sea
(Premier Florida Realty of SWFL)
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The Calusa Herpetological Society is not rare.      As I was promoting in localism.com the area of Iona Fort Myers, I stumbled on an unusual society.These herpetological  societies are under the umbrella of The Green Iguana Society, which is even more troubling because it means that other states ...

By LLoyd Nichols, Southwest Florida Homes By The Sea
(Premier Florida Realty of SWFL)
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The community of Iona , has long been a favorite of Fort Myers visitors and residents. As you drive from Fort Myers Beach or sanibel towards cape Coral along Mc Gregor blv, you will discover why Iona is considered one of the better areas of Fort Myers. With over 12, 000 residents, it is part of S...

By LLoyd Nichols, Southwest Florida Homes By The Sea
(Premier Florida Realty of SWFL)
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After major increases in 2004 and 2005 which saw in some cases 50% hikes for homeowners insurance, and Governor Charlie Crist pushing in Jan 31 for a new legislations to prevent insurances from renewing  "one the spot" insurance policies, we have now a twist. Floridians have been following the di...

By LLoyd Nichols, Southwest Florida Homes By The Sea
(Premier Florida Realty of SWFL)
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CALUSA PALMS  Located in South West Fort Myers on A & W Bulb rd, South West of McGrergor Blvd, Calusa Palms is one of my favorite community. It is a gated community with 146 single homes and 184 carriages homes. Its is situated only 6 miles to the Fort Myers Beach and also about 15 mn drive to Sa...

By Ray Higdon
(Forever Wealth Club)
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    Awesome New Construction Loft Condo in Downtown Ft Myers. St Tropez loft unit with beautiful river views. 2745 1st st unit L9, Ft Myers, FL 33916 - New Unit under construction. Loft is on first and second floor overlooking intercoastal waterways St.Tropez offers luxurious amenities to include...

By LLoyd Nichols, Southwest Florida Homes By The Sea
(Premier Florida Realty of SWFL)
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Much was anticipated when the House voted with a overwhelming 116-2 to cut our insurance rates.  The Senate followed by an unanimous vote and approved to curb down an ever growing home insurance cost which was already straining millions of homeowners.  These who were hardest hit were of course ho...

By Gary Szolosi
(Paradise Realty Network)
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KNOCK - KNOCK -You Need to See the Signs Having a background in the investment banking business has given me some insight into viewing some similarities to the current real estate market. I can remember during the "Jimmy Carter Era" when I was selling municipal-bonds and the interest rate was at ...

By Brett Ellis
(RE/MAX Realty Group)
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December showing numbners are out for the RE/MAX office in Fort Myers, Florida.  December numbers were actually very strong considering showings decrease a few weeks before Christmas.RE/MAX Showing Index SW Florida can be found here along with October and November showing statistics.

By LLoyd Nichols, Southwest Florida Homes By The Sea
(Premier Florida Realty of SWFL)
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Since being a kid I was always curious to find out why people chose a profession and not another. You have had these mature classmates in high school who had always known they would be doctors. I had no idea. A friend of mine, Daniel, knew at the age of 13 that he would be a doctor.He sounded goo...

By LLoyd Nichols, Southwest Florida Homes By The Sea
(Premier Florida Realty of SWFL)
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Hello AR members! I wanted to tell a bit about Joan B, Lindauer, Home Loan Consultant for Countrywide. A short while ago I invited Joan to join AR. Since she has arrived and because she has been busy she just put in a basic profile. I know where her office is because Her office is also at the sam...

By LLoyd Nichols, Southwest Florida Homes By The Sea
(Premier Florida Realty of SWFL)
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With all the experience that we are acquiring while staging homes ourselves, and the strong amount of knowledge exchanged at Active Rain or with the help of a  consultant, shouldn't we use all of this knowlege when representing a buyer?Many of us work with buyers who are either relocating or inve...

By LLoyd Nichols, Southwest Florida Homes By The Sea
(Premier Florida Realty of SWFL)
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We have heard many times our friends in Canada complaning about their taxes on US soil. This is a dicey situation  as if a Canadian does not return to his country within 160 days they may just cut off their cherished health care. Germans for example are a big part of the growth in Lee County and ...

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