Cape Coral Property

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Found 12 blog entries about Cape Coral Property.

Cape Coral Property....Making it More Energy Efficient

With the rising cost of fuel making everything we consume more expensive, it's more important than ever to make your Cape Coral home as energy efficient as possible. Not only will you save money on your monthly utility bills, but there are numerous federal tax incentives for residential home owners who make certain upgrades and install energy saving appliances. Most of us have noticed the Energy Star logo when shopping for a new washer, dryer, or water heater, but what does it really mean? Here's the savings breakdown along with available tax credits, up to date as of 2011.

Energy Tax Incentive Breakdown

Home Envelope Credits - Sealing cracks and holes in your Cape Coral home will ensure even

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You Did What? The Top Mistakes Sellers Make When Choosing A Realtor 

Are you thinking of selling your Cape Coral property? Before choosing a real estate agent to represent you, read this!

It's no secret that selling a home (and purchasing one) is often charged with emotions. Regardless of the reasons behind your Cape Coral home sale, you'll be dealing with certain attachments you've formed while living in the house you are now listing for sale. Choosing the right real estate agent will not only keep you on track with pricing and let you in on quick improvements that can be made, but an experienced, committed agent will also make negotiations and seller communication a smooth and stress free experience.

So how do you go about choosing the right real

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Florida Home Owners Insurance...Step By Step Savings Guide

 

If you are ready to invest in Cape Coral property, you definitely need the inside scoop as far as homeowners insurance goes. A Google search online brings up numerous websites, many of them completely useless as far as detailing exactly how to save on Florida home insurance.

Being in the real estate business, we've walked countless home buyers through the homeowners insurance process, so we've decided to let you in on this information by offering home insurance savings information, especially for Cape Coral properties and the Greater Fort Myers area.

How to Save on Florida Homeowners Insurance

Although no one really likes to think about hurricanes, that is exactly what insurance

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 10 Ways to Turn Off a Homebuyer

So, you're thinking about listing your Cape Coral property and you're scouring the Internet to find ways to increase the value of your home. Of course, you realize that every homebuyer is unique, so you're attempting to cover all your bases. Hold it right there! Yes, stop...Take a deep breath and read the following information. This may come as a huge surprise, but the top 10 things on our list of "homebuyer turn-offs" are pretty simple, yet are among the most overlooked. Maybe it's the "can't see the forest for the trees" mentality, who really knows, but time-and-again the following ten turn-offs have come into play with Cape Coral property sellers. Let's take a look:

Top 10 List of Cape Coral Home Sales Killers

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Cape Coral Waterfront Properties...Hot as the Fourth of July

Have you been thinking about investing in Cape Coral property? Perhaps you are visiting beautiful SW Florida and realize what a slice of paradise our little corner of the world truly is. If fishing, boating, or spending time in the sun is your passion, now is the time to consider investing in Cape Coral waterfront property. Prices and interest rates are low and luxury and pool homes are still available. While you are here, take advantage of the holiday weekend and enjoy southwest Florida’s July 4th celebrations. Don't forget to take time to browse some prime Cape Coral real estate. There is plenty of time for both.

The Main Event: Red, White and Boom!

The spectacular party and fireworks

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Investing in a Fixer-Upper: Is it a Future Dream Home or a Nightmare?

Investing in a Cape Coral property listed as a "fixer upper" has the potential to go one of two pretty obvious ways. Of course, we all envision that steal of a deal, in need of only minor cosmetic repairs, that turns out to be the investment decision of a lifetime. That could happen. Another possible scenario is the home that turns into a series of unexpected disasters that drains your finances and turns into a complete nightmare.

Now, don't get scared off. There certainly are excellent deals to be found for the individual who isn't afraid of rolling up his sleeves, and a fixer-upper has several potential advantages:

  • Less competition for the home
  • Lower sales price

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Straight Talk on Purchasing Your Retirement Home: Part 1

Back before the housing crisis began, it wasn't really a question whether investing in retirement property was a good idea or not. Of course it was. Housing prices appreciated at an expected percentage annually, and that's all that had to be taken into consideration. After the stock market plummeted and frenzied investors took their money over to real estate things got shaken up a bit. Well, more than a bit...but we don't need to go into the details of the housing bubble. Most of us are well aware of what has transpired over the past several years.

The real topic or question that many individuals who are planning for their retirement have on their mind today is simply this, "Is purchasing

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Is Buying Your First Seasonal Home in Florida a Smart Decision? 

When the time comes to start considering where we'll be spending our golden years, most of our thoughts immediately turn toward tropical temperatures, and with good reason. Southwest Florida, and especially Cape Coral properties leave nothing to be desired. You've got your pick of golf course properties, Cape Coral waterfront boating communities, nearby beaches, and the perfect weather to enjoy all of your outdoor activities.

Okay, back to reality. Once you've got your dream vacation home in your mind, it's important to take a look at the feasibility of bringing this dream into reality. Here are some facts for you to consider when deciding on the purchase of a seasonal home here in

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First Time Florida Home Buyers: What You May Not Know About Homeowners Insurance

If you are new to Southwest Florida, or a first time home buyer here, you need to read this article. Shopping for your new Cape Coral home, dreaming of the furniture you will purchase, and picturing yourself relaxing in the backyard pool may be fun and inspirational but you'll also need to familiarize yourself with the 'not so fun' part of owning Cape Coral property; purchasing Florida homeowner's insurance.

Making Sense Out of Florida Homeowner's Insurance

The first thing you need to know about Florida Homeowner's Insurance is the difference between what is required and what is optional. This information will help you to correctly budget for the purchase of your

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Your Cape Coral Home is on the Market...Are You Guilty of the Number One Seller Mistake?

Whether you are relocating due to a new career path, or finally investing in the home of your dreams, putting your current Cape Coral property on the market can be an exciting (although sometimes frustrating) experience.

In order to take some of the mystery out of the home selling process, we are about to give you the following "insider" information and the hands down, number one seller mistake that you need to avoid. The following information will help you make critical decisions in the correct timeframe so you can sell your Cape Coral property, and move forward with your new life plans. 

 And the Number One Selling Mistake is?....Not Understanding that

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