about fort myers beach: Driven Island family raises home from the dead - 06/22/09 10:16 PM
Sometimes I take a look at some of the homes I have sold in Fort Myers Beach. There is a such home on Delmar which has been transformed throughout the last couple of years. Yes, it was close to being an eye sore.Lets say it had an overall island charm buts its days were numbered.    
  The owners have a bit of an edge as the husband is the President of "Flowers Construction Services" and his wife is not afraid to give a hand whenever possible. That is when they are not taking care of their young three children, running the business … (3 comments)

about fort myers beach: What can you get in Fort Myers Beach for under $225K on the Gulf? - 06/05/09 01:28 PM
The following examples are condos with direct Gulf access in Fort Myers Beach. No these are not large.Yes they are money makers if that is what you are looking for.Yes, the views are direct and gorgeous of the Gulf of Mexico and the 7 miles white sand of Estero island. Looking for the perfect getaway, condo or condo hotel or waterfront  investment? Fort Myers Beach is the place. Fort Myers Beach Gulf front condos under $225K
             view from south Fort Myers Beach
For a complete list of properties in Fort Myers Beach contact LLoyd on his cell bellow or e-mail … (0 comments)

about fort myers beach: Fort Myers Beach Elementary School and Middle School shines - 06/05/09 12:22 PM
As a resident of Fort Myers Beach since 1999, we have quite a few reasons to show off our island.The beaches of course, rated as one of the safest in Florida and more, its location along the Gulf of Mexico, it overall tropical charms with its mix of cottages and Fort Myers Beach waterfront homes, the friendly residents, its preserves...but it is its school system that really stands out.
     In fact many couples with kids under the 5th grade do relocate to Fort Myers Beach  because Fort Myers Elementary School and middle school is well known to be one of the best … (0 comments)

about fort myers beach: Market in Fort Myers Beach from Feb13th to May 14th 2009? - 05/14/09 10:50 PM
 
       Fort Myers Beach is going strong thank you very much. Quite a few Realtors including myself have warned quite a few times their clients that the market is changing and that the properties they have an interest in will probably be gone by the summer. Be reassured that the deals are still here, but make no mistake about it: if you are serious do not take to long!
During the last 90 days or from Feb 13th 2009 to May 14th 2009 we have seen the following:
80 condos or single homes sold
Average SOLD price was $374,757 compare … (0 comments)

about fort myers beach: Fort Myers Beach homes under $300K April 2009: rushing for deals - 05/05/09 09:44 PM
Welcome to Fort Myers Beach! So what is happening in our fair island along the Gulf of Mexico? We still have deals. I have located 16 homes under $300,000 available as of April 5, 2009. For an update or more information regarding these contact LLoyd at realtorlloydn@aol.com. We do know that these deals will not last for ever.     
   What makes a good investment on the island? What is a Fort Myers Beach buyer looking for? There are no real bad street in Fort Myers Beach.
    A few major factors will make for a better deal In … (0 comments)

about fort myers beach: Fort Myers Beach is pet friendly, others are not - 01/24/09 08:20 PM
Not that many cities in Southwest Florida are pet friendly. Why the beaches of Bonita Springs and Naples are not is question to debate. The reasons why they are not are obvious.Still, I would think that each city should have a small portion of their long beach frontage reserved for our pets. That is one man’s opinion. Some stretches of Sanibel beaches and 3/4 of our seven miles shore line are pet friendly. Pets are friends in Fort Myers Beach On the Island of Fort Myers Beach or Estero island we have rules and aside from the few bad apples, our residents … (0 comments)

about fort myers beach: A Labor of Love in Fort Myers Beach - 12/14/08 02:12 PM
Sometimes your are surprised. This unusual home is located near the mid island of Fort Myers Beach on 178 Jefferson St.When you drive by you notice immediately the chimney, the gable roof  lines, the large rounded windows and the mature landscaping. Much of the garden is hidden behind a peek a boo white fence. It reminded me of some homes in  Old Town and the Bahama Village of Key West which were completely renovated in the 1990's to this day.It is offered for $399,000.         I was very curious to pre-view it for potential clients who want a structurally Old … (4 comments)

about fort myers beach: Lloyd's top 10, Part I, 12/04/08, Fort Myers Beach - 12/03/08 10:17 PM
  This list is part of a system I started roughly a year ago... Due to the positive response I will add similar posts in the future which will focus on different style of homes, condos, waterfront properties and foreclosures in different areas and communities of Southwest Florida. You will be able to find them with the Title "Lloyd's Top Ten" , with the date and the type of property. Note: These favorite picks reflects only my point of view, they are above all based on location, price and overall strength of the property. The following represent my top 10 in … (3 comments)

about fort myers beach: Beach House on Sale as Cold Front Hits Beach - 12/03/08 09:43 AM
It is is a cold cold morning in the Fort Myers area.  Here on Fort Myers Beach, we hit the low 40's this morning.  The white sand on the beach looked like snow.  But, there is sunshine galore and temps are predicted to rise into the low 70's this afternoon.  Be sure to bundle up good this morning.  By tomorrow afternoon, we should be back into the higher 70's which is the usual for this time of year.
                
If you don't mind the cold, there's a beach house on sale for $769,000, was listed at $998,000 at the beginning of this year.  3 … (2 comments)

about fort myers beach: A few interesting foreclosures in Fort Myers Beach - 11/19/08 09:11 PM
As anywhere else in Southwest Florida, there are foreclosures and foreclosures in Fort Myers Beach. My highest pick would be this pilling home on Bahia Via, around mid island, at an asking price of $483,000. It has direct gulf access canal frontage and has been recently remodelled with granite counter tops and luxurious 20" tiles. You will see from the pictures on the link below the attractive brick drive way and on the first floor you may have a bonus 2 bedrooms and 1 baths which is great for visitors or get some extra cash in season for example.     
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about fort myers beach: Bonita Bill's Waterfront Cafe and more boaters destinations - 10/20/08 09:09 PM
If you are looking for a place to kick back, listen to some live music and enjoy some straight forward but fresh food then, Bonita Bill's Waterfront Cafe is the place for you. It is located at 702 Fisherman's Warf, San Carlos Island which is part of the Fort Myers Beach community, part of it under the Sky Bridge.     You may enjoy lots of fresh gulf shrimp, gumbo, cheese sticks,soup of the day soups, breakfasts, tasty chicken fingers and french fries with sweet and sour sauce all sorts of beers and wines for very reasonable prices.All this with a … (2 comments)

about fort myers beach: Bay or Beach: which one do you prefer? - 10/13/08 11:57 PM
Friends and family members often argue which side they prefer. The beach with its seven miles of sand, the salt in the air, the lively pubs, the to and fro of the waves,the burned bodies glistening with oils, the immense sea where the eye gets lost at the horizon,sandpipers, seagulls, the sudden jet skies or power boats breaking the grandiose blue and green with foamy white lines, sea shells calling your attention, dolphins playfully hoping up and down, the ever changing sun sets brushing of red and orange the proud Sanibel island from afar ... Windows Live Spaces(for larger pictures click … (4 comments)

about fort myers beach: Fort Myers Beach Market Report 6/30/08-9/28/08 - 09/28/08 06:10 PM
    Fort Myers Beach is seeing a slight increase of 46% for sold single homes or 19 homes sold instead of 13 homes sold for the period of  May 30th to September 28th from 2007 to 2008. In 2007 it took 153 Days On The Market on average  to close on a home for a total volume of just over $6 Million dollars.The average selling price during that period was about $461,000 in 2007.     In 2008 it took 138 days to close on a property.That means 15 days less then in 2007. The average selling price in 2008 is $480,000 … (2 comments)

about fort myers beach: Mimi the dancing Real Estate assistant - 09/26/08 12:11 AM
Miss Mimi has been rather rambunctious this afternoon.She was doing so well yesterday and behaved on the Fort Myers Beach and schmoozed with a golden retriever and a very friendly bulldog.As a result I gave my card to the owner who is looking for a small fun vacation home in the near future.
   To view the clip:
  Mimi The dancing Real Estate Assistant
After some complicated negotiating she agreed on a bonus in the form of a humbugger.But this afternoon she was a terror. All this Real Estate stuff is maybe getting to her.
For information about … (1 comments)

about fort myers beach: Estero Island, Leehman Brothers and AIG - 09/16/08 11:06 PM
cell: 239-810-2980 Fax: 239-463-4826 home office: 239-463-5217 Estero Island or Fort Myers Beach is far away from the crumbling walls of Wall Street. It does have a Wachovia Bank. But will the island, like any town in the USA be affected by the fall of Lehman Brothers, the 158 year old institution and 4th largest lender in the USA? By the enormous 70 plus billion dollar debt AIG, the largest insurer in the US is facing?
I saw the town meeting yesterday on our local TV and the budget seems to be about the same as last year.In fact, our … (4 comments)

about fort myers beach: Going Wild - 09/08/08 09:11 PM
 
I first met Azi some four years ago when he moved near my home, to a triplex. He was saving as much as he could and finally in December 2006, he accomplished his dream. He opened "Going Wild," a Fort Myers Beach boutique located at the corner of Crescent street and Estero Boulevard. After a few obligatory years in the Israeli Army, he took a gamble and moved to Miami in his early 20's and learned about retail and professional painting from his uncle. Fort Myers Beach seemed the natural choice to start his new life.
 

 
Going … (7 comments)

about fort myers beach: A moment of Zen In Fort Myers Beach - 09/03/08 10:56 PM

Video: A moment of Zen In Fort Myers Beach Fl  
     Like many I have a place of refuge and a place where we can have "fun" or refill my batteries.
When I lived in large cities like New York I used to go to Central Park or stay on top of my building roof top
and kick back and look at the Empire State Building. The noise of the city was always omnipresent and vibrant.
When I moved to Fort Myers Beach of course I was looking for the feel of the sand under the feet and the … (3 comments)

about fort myers beach: Fort Myers Beach list of Gulf frontage condos for sale - 09/01/08 10:15 PM
As of September 1st 2008, over 200 condos with gulf frontage are available for sale in Fort Myers Beach.I picked only these with a minimum of 1200 square feet and 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. There are 52 available with price ranging from $299,000 to $1,200,000 with Gulf of Mexico frontage in Fort Myers Beach.
                        
 As a full time Realtor and resident of Fort Myers Beach since 1999 I can advise you and provide you with more personal information on any community on the island.If you have any questions regarding properties in Fort Myers Beach feel free to call me or e-mail … (1 comments)

about fort myers beach: Fort Myers Beach summer sunset - 08/31/08 10:11 PM
                Fort Myers Beach is a barrier island located in Southwest Florida along the Gulf Of Mexico.It has been our home for about nine years. It is located some 26 miles North of Naples and it has city limits with Both Fort Myers and Bonita Springs.                               It boast some 7 mile beach which is also the length of the island. It is well know for its shrimp fishing, numerous canals with access to the Gulf Of Mexico, and its lay back life style and friendly though at times eccentric residents.It is part of Lee County but is separate from Fort Myers … (6 comments)

about fort myers beach: Who will win at the US Open? Fort Myers Beach plays tennis! - 08/30/08 09:40 PM
How was that possible? A clay specialist winning on grass? There are two major reasons:  The grass at Wimbledon is not as fast as before, and secondly:  Rafa has improved his serve dramatically and added a nasty sliced backhand to his now enormous talent. Oh yea I forgot, the guy can run! 
                                  
                                     
Tennis fascinates me, epecially,the mental aspect of it . Its amazing how much you learn about people just by playing a few sets against them.When I was 16 I went pretty high in a few tournaments in France in a para-professinal league.  One year later, I knew I was not going to make … (2 comments)

 
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