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It was simply a matter of time, but the word is out...again. US News & World Report has named Cape Coral, Florida one of the top 10 places to retire in the nation. This article, specifically touted Cape Coral waterfront property as affordable, and a wise investment decision.

It's not really surprising. Cape Coral real estate may have been one of the hardest hit by the burst of the housing bubble, but with the opportunities for fishing, swimming, boating, and other recreational activities, Cape Coral is the sweetheart of waterfront real estate locations.

That's not all. US News had pretty strict criteria when they made their top 10 picks. Using specific research and demographic information, other retirement qualifications, such as cost of

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Cape Coral-- Florida's little Vienna, is stunning in its own right. With hundreds of miles of both fresh water and gulf access canals; waterfront property is still plentiful in this part of Southwest Florida. A friendly, active community with very little crime makes the thought of owning  a Cape Coral waterfront home the ideal investment. Add to this, the fact that Cape Coral is conveniently surrounded by elite Sanibel Island, the beaches of Fort Myers, and the upscale dining and shopping of Naples, and you've really got the whole package in this tropical water wonderland. Winner of numerous 'best place to live' awards, this beautiful boater's paradise continues to sell, especially now that the housing bubble has made many of these properties more

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Purchasing a home in Cape Coral? Looking for piece of mind with that purchase? Read on...

If you think of a home warranty as a builders policy that only applies to new construction; think again. Florida home warranties are often offered or requested as part of a Cape Coral home purchase and can be used as a form of security when selling a home.

A home warranty offered by a reputable company promises to pay for the repair or replacement of appliances, plumbing, air conditioning, and other things that can possibly go wrong with your new home. Compared to the cost, which averages between 300 and 500 dollars per year, a home warranty can be your best friend when your appliances begin to break down.

Florida is a bit different than other parts of

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If you've recently purchased a home in Cape Coral or Southwest Florida and are still in the process of familiarizing yourself with the ins and outs of home ownership, here are some vital tips that you'll need to be aware of in order to take advantage of what is available to you.

Florida has two wonderful programs that can greatly benefit a homeowner, just as long as you are aware of them, their deadlines for applying, and make sure you have all of your qualifications and paperwork in order.

Florida Homestead Exemption

The state of Florida allows up to $50,000 homestead exemption to be deducted from the assessed value of the home for qualified owners.  Applicants who qualify must file by March 1st and have been residing in their home from January

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“There is only one Fort Myers, and 90 million people are going to find out,” said its most famous former resident, Thomas Edison.


Located 15 miles inland from the beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel Island, the city of Fort Myers is one of the few locations that has not yet become a tourist trap or a prime location for second-home investors. Quietly kept under the radar, this winter home of best friends, Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, is likely to become a hot real estate area in the near future.


Anyone who has visited the Fort Myers area regards it as one of Florida's 'best kept secrets.' While other vacationers were busily crowding the beaches of Daytona and the Tampa Bay, Lee County has remained a safe, relaxing haven for the elite. The beaches of

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The prices of Lee County and Cape Coral homes have never been better, but that's not the only reason to invest in Lee County, Florida real estate. As most individuals realize, in order to purchase a home that will prove to be a valuable investment, there are a number of things to take into consideration.   

The ideal home purchase will have the perfect combination of beauty, low crime, a family friendly environment, the right price, and a strong projection for economic growth. The place that enjoys all of these qualities is none other than our own Lee County, Florida.                                                                                      

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According to CNN Money Magazine's 2009 list of Top Places to Live in the

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Cape Coral Homes for Sale. Paradise is Affordable

Perhaps you battle the winters on the cold, windy streets up north and are looking for a second home that lets you escape from the cold and snowy conditions.  If you have been dreaming of owning a home in Florida, there is no better time than now to look into the opportuntities that exist in the homes for sale in Cape Coral and surrounding communities.

Even if you've been living in a cave, you know that the economic conditions of the real estate industry have been nothing short of devastating. For the Cape Coral area, it has been some of the most difficult conditions for some homeowners, who have found it impossible to avoid foreclosure.  Although this may sound tragic, it is a buyers market for anyone

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Interested in purchasing a beautiful Cape Coral waterfront home? Maybe you've always dreamt of owning a home in Cape Coral but thought it was out of reach. With short sales becoming ever more available, owning a home in Cape Coral may not be as far off as you had previously thought. 

What is a short sale? A short sale is when a property is sold for less than is owed on the mortgage.

When is it done? Homeowners who are struggling to make their mortgage payments may try to arrange a short sale so they can avoid going through foreclosure. Banks will approve a short sale when it's in their best interest to do so. If they think they can recoup more money through a foreclosure, then they'll deny the homeowner's request for a short sale.

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