Cape Coral Real Estate Blog

redwhiteblueoneAre you a veteran or active duty Military member?  Thinking of buying a home but feel it’s out of your reach?  Well a VA loan would be a great option for you!  In 1944 Congress created the VA loan to help those returning from active duty to achieve the American dream of home ownership.  Over the years Millions of Veterans have realized the dream of home ownership by using a VA loan.   

Today, VA Loans have turned into a lifeline of hope for past and present military members of our armed services looking to buy a home and who have struggled to deal with tougher credit standards and down payment requirements made by lenders.  A VA loan helps eligible veterans and active-duty service members with lower incomes and less-than-perfect credit to become

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cocofest_400Time to mark your calendars for the Cape Coral annual Coconut festival! This years festival is going to be spectacular and of course totally nuts...coconuts that is! Nov 9-the 11th at the Sunplash waterpark located in beautiful Cape Coral.  This years Festival will feature County Music star Chris Cagle and the Band 38 special and Florida's own band Push and also featured the Atomic Punks, a Van Halen tribute bank. Also what would a Coconut festival be without Tropical Dancers? This years festival will be featuring the Toa Tropical Polynesian Dance Team. Also featured this year is the Coconut Idol contest and The Coco Cheerfest competition. There will be lots of family entertainment such as carnival games, food, contests, crafts and a spectacular fireworks

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From A to Z: asparagus to zucchini: authentic to zesty: a Saturday morning alphabet soup. 

 

fm1_400Visit the Cape Coral Farmers Market in Club Square any Saturday from October 20, 2012 through May 11, 2013 (8am to 1pm). Arrive early for the finest in seasonal and local farmers goodies. Stay a while and enjoy live music & entertainment and be an informed Cape Coral community member.

Concern about the foods we eat, the additives we worry over, the economy we look to grow- it is the Farmers Market that addresses all of our buying power and more. It is long understood that organic fruits, vegetables and meats impact our well being. While the local supermarkets offer a grand assortment as a one stop shop, there are benefits to a trip to the Cape Coral

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State of the art medical care facility comes to veterans of Cape Coral, Florida.

 

va_1_120Whether you're looking to relocate, to retire or to relax, the addition of the $51million VA hospital is one more reason to consider Cape Coral homes for sale.

The projected December opening of the newest VA Hospital will offer many same day procedures not currently available within the area as well as some of the inpatient services supplied in the Fort Myers or Bay Pines facility. In time the extent of services will broaden and local residents will no longer be burdened by long trips to receive care that all veterans are entitled to receive. Those new to this area and those already residing nearby will appreciate the availability of premium healthcare services.

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coral_oaks_4_640It's Tee Time in Cape Coral.

Mark your calendar for this years' Cape Coral City Championship. Save the weekend of October 20-21 for this remarkable event. With the pre-tournament Pro-Am on the afternoon of Friday, October 19th.

Considered one of the finest amateur tournaments in southwest Florida, it's time to shine up your clubs, to get in shape or to try golf for the first time. Competitive or social, whatever your game style, the Cape Coral City Pro-Am will play host to your golf game. 

With multiple divisions under the sponsorship of Gulf Coast Readers, get ready to play. There are gifts, food and prizes for players. Verdant greens, contoured fairways amidst natural surroundings make Coral Oaks Golf Course the ideal spot for a round. 

Take

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Three Days of Fun and Fishing

tarpon point marina

Cape Coral is host to the First Annual Rhythm and Reels Redfish Tournament and Music Festival. From October 5th through the 7th, The Resort at MarinaVillage and Tarpon Point Marina is the place to be for music, fishing, children's activities and, of course, food plus the parking is free! 

The Redfish Tournament is the centerpiece of this three day event with the chance to win cash prizes. You could be the grand prize winner of $8,000! Be sure to register your fishing team to get in on the competition.

Revel in fun for the entire family: kids activities, food concessions and music. Be sure to get in on the concerts on the Music Festival Grounds at the marina with local bands and legendary talents The Fabulous

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It’s going to the dogs here in Cape Coral!

rotary_park_400Dogs of all sizes have their own real estate slice of paradise right here in Sunny Cape Coral; The Wagging Tails Dog Park located in Rotary Park is the Doggy Social hot Spot in Cape Coral. 

This dog fun spot features two separate areas,  one for the small dogs and one for the larger dogs.  Both areas are gated and have large areas for the dogs to run and play with large grassy areas and shade trees, this is a dog’s paradise!  The Wagging tails dog park offers dogs the chance to interact with other dogs if they want to or just run and explore the gated park area to their hearts content!  It’s not just all about the dogs here in the Wagging Tails Dog Park either, it’s also a great place for fellow dog lovers

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Courage, Bravery, Compassion and Loyalty are the words that appear on the Cape Coral Fire Department badge but for 50 years the Cape Coral Fire Department has shown the citizens of Cape Coral that these are much more than just words but a work ethic they have taken to heart and followed year after year.

We are very proud of our Cape Coral Fire Department, which started out in 1962 when the citizens of our then small community of Cape Coral decided that they needed their own fire department to cut down on slow response time to emergencies due to the nearest Fire department was at the time The North Ft Myers Fire Department.  Which led up to April 10, 1962, when the Florida Secretary of State signed the articles of Incorporation into law establishing the

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Cape Coral, Florida and it’s Four Hundred Miles of Canals Voted Top Retirement Location...Again

I'm not going to go so far as to say that I take life in Cape Coral, Florida for granted, but I will say that sometimes I have to take a minute to fully realize the beauty of this place I call home. Recently, while clicking through the headlines of CNN Money, I came across this year's list of 25 Best Places to Retire. I can't say that I was surprised to see Cape Coral listed among the elite (our city is known for making these lists) , but I will say that it was nice to read what other's have to say about my water wonderland:

  • A paradise for water lovers, Cape Coral has more than 400 beautiful miles of freshwater and saltwater canals
  • The Caloosahatchee
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Cape Coral Fl - Care for Your Pet - Kindness Animal Hospital

If you are a pet owner, it is very likely that you treat your pet like a member of the family. I know I do. If you are new to Cape Coral, or simply a new pet owner, and you're looking for the right veterinarian, there are a lot of things to take into consideration. We want to find a veterinarian who has genuine care and concern for our furry friends, and also one who is knowledgeable and able to answer all of our questions. If this sounds like you, then look no further than Kindness Animal Hospital in Cape Coral.

 First of all, they have two convenient locations in Cape Coral. I have personally taken my dogs to both of the offices and can attest to the fact that you'll receive stellar

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