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Always bringing you the newest Real Estate information for Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Estero, Bonita Beach, Bonita Springs and Naples. My passion is Real Estate and my clients know it. I will go the extra mile for you to make your Real Estate experience as easy and comfortable as possible.
 Loading The FHA, or Federal Housing Administration, has helped many a homeowner buy a Cape Coral home for sale by providing mortgage insurance through FHA-approved lenders. However, a change in policy, announced in January, may make it harder for those with poor credit. Before we talk about FHA...
If you’re buying  real estate and talking to lenders, you’ll hear about the Good Faith Estimate. Because the Good Faith Estimate is required by law and lists all the costs associated with a mortgage, including closing fees with estimated pricing, it's a good place to start when searching for a le...
With the ‘pop' of the housing bubble, many investors in real estate put a hold on expanding their portfolios. Risk, that four-letter word, was the topic of every conversation. However, smart investors know they can still buy real estate and make a profit.Short-term vs. Long-term InvestmentsEven n...
In Rules for Rehabbing Cape Coral Real Estate, Part 1, you received the first five rules for rehabbing. Now, let's go more in depth about how to rehab a home with the final six rules: 1. Check out the neighborhood. Before you do any work to the property, walk through the neighborhood and take not...
If you watch television home improvement shows, you've surely seen shows about rehabbing homes. When you buy Cape Coral real estate that needs repairs, you can get it for a great price and build instant equity once the work is complete. Whether you decide to live in the rehabbed home or sell it, ...
Valentine's Day is just around the corner.  Are you wondering what to get your loved one? Buying Cape Coral foreclosures may not be on the top of your list, but maybe it should be. Do you need some extra room? Is it time to spread out? Are you a repeat buyer? You've probably heard the term "buyer...
Is it possible? Is this the year to buy Cape Coral real estate? Why would 2010 be special? Well, let's look at the current house hunting conditions, which might give some insight: • Home prices are lower than they've been since 2003. According to theNational Association of REALTORS® (NAR), the me...
Saving money and going green are both hot topics right now.  So, I'm sure you've already heard the tips to turn off water while brushing your teeth, turn off TVs and computers and swap out old light bulbs for the new energy-saving versions.  Here are 10 new ideas to help you save money and make y...
Thousands of potential buyers of homes for sale  are now homeowners, thanks to the first-time homebuyer tax credit. You could be eligible for a tax credit if you bought a home in 2009 or plan to buy one before April, 2010.  But which one are you eligible for?   If you have two or three hours to s...
If you're thinking about buying a Cape Coral condo, it's imperative that you know what you're getting into, and how the past year has changed things. The rules and regulations for condominium mortgages have changed a lot in 2009... In April, the two government-run mortgage companies, Fannie Mae a...

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