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Wednesday, May 30, 2018   /   by Brooke Cole

June Events in Cape Coral

Cape Coral never fails to bring the fun! If you're looking for things to do this month, we put together a list!

June 1
The Nut Job 2
Free movie and concessions
6:15 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.
Cape Vineyard Church
923 SE 47th Ter.

June 2
Cape Coral Farmer's Market
8:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.
5789 Cape Harbour Dr.
CapeCoralFarmersMarket.com

Miles for the Museum
9:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.
SWFL Military Museum & Library
4820 Leonard St.
$20 per driver/ $10 per ride
All proceeds benefit the museum and our veterans.
$10/person for the after party.



Free Try Scuba!
2:00 P.M. - 4 P.M.
Scuba Quest
37 Del Prado Blvd. N
Ages 10+
"Spend 20-30 minutes breathing underwater and learning what it takes for certification"
Call 239-458-1999 to sign up.
facebook.com/events/388433388314754/

6th Annual Marquee Awards Masquerade Ball
5:30 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.
Cultural Park Theater
528 Cultural Park Blvd.
$10/person
Call the box office for tickets. 239-772-5862
Benefits the theater's ...

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Thursday, May 3, 2018   /   by Brooke Cole

March Market Report -- Lee County

MARKET REPORT
- Lee County -
"March was a huge month for the housing market in Lee County compared to the previous month," according to the Royal Palm Coast REALTOR Association.
The Month of March Numbers:
1,281 Closings
$260,000 Median Sale Price (Single Family)
$190,000 Median Sale Price (Townhouses & Condos)
Single Family Home Inventory - Up 2.1% from March 2017

Ready to sell?
Houses are selling for 2% more than this time last year.
Buyers aren't waiting long to make an offer.
Houses go under contract 11.9% quicker than this time last year.


If you're ready to make a move, call us today to discuss options!
239-542-3332

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018   /   by Brooke Cole

Where/What to Buy in Cape Coral When Thinking About Retirement

What do you picture when you think of retirement? Is it sunshine? Palm Trees? Boating? Drinks by the pool?
If that's the case, you're probably right in considering Cape Coral.
We have the water, weather, sunshine, views, restaurants, you name it.

It's easy to understand why Forbes ranks it in the top 25 places to retire.

Now that you know what city to aim for, there are also some factors to consider. I recently read an article by "Keeping Current Matters." I loved what it had to say. I work with a lot of people moving to this area for retirement, so I thought you might enjoy the highlights as well. Their key points to consider include affordability, equity, maintenance, security, pets, mobility, and convenience.

Now -- here's where we TRULY excel:

Affordability 2018
Cape Coral average sale prices:
Single Family Homes: $241,100
Condos (Low-High-Rise): $159,416
Let's be honest, it's hard pressed to find anywhere else where you can live on the water at such an affordable ...

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Monday, March 12, 2018   /   by Brooke Cole

MARKET UPDATE -- 2018 -- Feb./March Stats

MARKET UPDATE
Cape Coral, Single Family Homes 
Active Today:
$100k-$150k  = 8
$150k-$200k  = 214
$200k-$250k  = 468
$250k-$300k  = 325
$300k-$350k  = 236
$350k-$400k  = 168
$400k-$500k  = 231
$500k-$600k  = 107
$600k-$700k  = 88
$700k-$800k  = 54
$800k-$900k  = 37
$900k-$1M  = 11
$1M+  = 68
As of February, 2018:
Median Days to Sell: 38
Median List Price: $257,000
Feb. List Price by Sq.Ft. Ratio: $163
March List Price vs. Sale Price: List = $259,990, Sale = $252,995
2018 Sales-to-date
$75k-$100k  = 1
$100k- $150k  = 21
$150k-$200k  = 191
$200k-$250k  = 244
$250k-$300k  = 141
$300k-$350k  = 66
$350k-$400k  = 39
$400k-$450k  = 40
$450k-$500k  = 18
$500k-$600k  = 25
$600k-$700k  = 10
$700k-$800k  = 7
$800k-$900k  = 4
$900k-$1M  = 2
$1M+  = 9

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