Fort Myers Beach Market Report For March – May 2012 – Part 1

Fort Myers Beach Realtor - This is my office !

Every reputable reporting agency now supports a positive outlook for the housing market.  This is extremely good news – for the industry, for Fort Myers Beach and the country.  The housing sector is a leading indicator of how the economy is doing.  It is als0 a major jobs creator and long held as one of the most… Read More

Bel Air Beach Club Condo On Fort Myers Beach For Sale

Bel Air Beach Club Penthouse for sale on Fort Myers Beach

Every once in awhile a very special property comes to market.  Perhaps it is because of a unique location, floor plan, furnishings or other advantages important to the current and next owner.    The Bel Air Beach Club on Fort Myers Beach is one of those select properties.  Located at 780 Estero Blvd on the… Read More

Cape Coral Canal Home For Sale in Palaco Grande

Canal home in Cape Coral for sale.

The southwest Florida housing market is gaining momentum everyday now and houses in Cape Coral are benefiting from the resurgence !  With interest rates hovering around 4 % and lots of great inventory buyers are coming back into the market to snap up well priced properties. Single family canal homes in the Palaco Grande area… Read More

Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival March 10 – 11, 2012

Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Parade

The 54 th Annual Fort Myers Beach Lions’ Club Shrimp Festival revs into high gear this weekend: March 10, 11 2012.  Our annual tribute to the delicious pink crustaceans is a fun filled family event with lots of vendors, island parade and expo. The shrimp festival parade will begin at the Beach School staging area… Read More

Real Estate Sales End 2011 On Positive Note

Fort Myers Beach Market Report

Southwest Florida, Fort Myers, Cape Coral and Fort Myers Beach buyers are typically motivated by personal need and market conditions.  If you believe that housing demand is relatively constant it makes economic sense that home buyers would pay attention to the direction the market is moving.  We have all heard how the housing market is… Read More

Florida Ranks As Top Pick For Those Considering Retirement

Fort Myers Beach - A Top Destination For Retireees

Baby Boomers have set their sights on where they plan to spend the Golden Years !!!  Florida ranks well among those planning for retirement.  The economy, weather, taxes, health care and cultural amenities all figure into the complex decision of when and where to retire.  Southwest Florida continues to be among the favorite destinations.  Fort… Read More

Polar Bear Plunge On Fort Myers Beach – Jan 1, 2012

Polar Bear Club on Fort Myers Beach - 2011

Fort Myers Beach is a truly great place to live and play !  I’m biased of course but having spent some time in many local areas it just seems to be a great place to come home to !   Coming over the bridge onto the island and seeing the panorama of the Gulf of Mexico… Read More

Fort Myers Beach World Championship Sand Sculpting Winners 2011

2011 World Sand Championship Winner on Fort Myers Beach

  The marquee portion of the Fort Myers Beach World Championship of Sand Sculpting is now completed.  This years’ event showcased 24 of the worlds’ best sand carvers representing 16 countries.  The ” Worlds ” event ( Nov 17 – 27 , 2011 ) marked the second national/international level event to be held on Fort… Read More

Fort Myers Beach World Championships of Sand Sculpting – 2011

2011 American Sand Sculpting on Fort Myers Beach

Friday will see most of the carvers getting to the heart of the Fort Myers Beach World Championship competition.  Thursday was devoted to the brutal ” pound up ” phase.  It is during this crucial period that the artists must ” pound up ” the sand into the wooden forms.   Each layer of sand is… Read More

2011 World Championships of Sand Sculpting on Fort Myers Beach Nov 17 – 27

2011 World Championships of Sand Sculpting - Fort Myers Beach

Once in a great while good luck pays a visit.  How lucky then that Fort Myers Beach is host to the World Championships of Sand Sculpting only one week after hosting the American Sand Sculpting Championship !?!?   Like lightening striking twice !   The World event will be the largest sand sculpting event ever held on… Read More