Study Finds Fort Myers-Cape Coral Metro Area 5th Best In Florida For Home Flipping

More than 126,000 U.S. homes were flipped last year – the highest rate since 2007, according to a study by WalletHub. The average gross profit on a single home flip? Nearly $63,000. Overall, Florida metro areas ranked in the top 25 percent for home flipping, with only cities in South Florida ranked below 50 percent. […]

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New Florida Condominium Laws Effective July 1st Affect Buyers, Sellers And Renters

There were several changes made to Chapter 718, the Florida Statute governing condominiums, and all went into effect on July 1, 2017. While not exhaustive, below is a list of July 1 changes that you may come across in real estate deals: 718.111(12)(c)(1) – A unit renter has a right to inspect and copy the […]

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Bonita Springs/Estero Realtors Report Sales Were Up 17% In May

Closed home and condominium sales handled by members of the Bonita Springs-Estero Association of Realtors (B.E.A.R.) increased 17% during May of this year from the same period one year ago. There were 225 closings during May 2017 compared to 193 in May 2016. B.E.A.R. members predominately serve the Bonita Springs-Estero area in Lee County but […]

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Ft. Myers/Cape Coral Ranks 6th Nationally, Naples Ranks 9th For Potential Storm Surge Loss From A Hurricane

    ————————————————————————————————————————– It’s no surprise that residential homes in the U.S. located along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts are susceptible to damage from storms and hurricanes, and data shows that potential damage from a single hurricane could exceed well beyond a billion dollars. However, the risk of storm surge flooding is not uniform along […]

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Bonita Springs Is The 8th Fastest Growing City In America; Population Now Exceeds 50,000

Bonita Springs has been named the 8th fastest growing city in America. This announcement comes as the U.S. Census bureau releases their annual list of the nation’s fastest growing cities. Not only was Bonita Springs in the top ten nationally, but the city was also the fastest growing in the state of Florida. The population […]

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