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Buying a home in Florida

10.06.2014 in

Buyers

For many, moving to Florida is merely a dream that often starts with a memorable vacation to Disney with the kids, exploring the Florida Keys with their significant other, or a trip to Ft. Lauderdale for spring break. Come explore making your dream home a reality! Below you will learn about some of the fabulous benefits of Florida home ownership. In addition to find a few tools to assist you with your home buying process. Be sure to visit the Punta Gorda page to learn more about the unique opportunities in this small southern waterfront city with an amazing spirit!!

Top Reasons why people move to Florida:

Weather

Few other places on earth have the combination of world-class beaches,
tropically warm weather and year-round sunshine like Southwest Florida.

Florida Weather Chart

Taxes

No State Incomes Taxes – gift and estate taxation is also less of a burden than in most states.

Homestead Tax Exemptions – enjoy lower taxes on your homestead and caps on property tax increases.

Jobs

The state of Florida is expected to add close to 200,000 jobs per year over the upcoming years.
A surge in construction and increased tourism are behind the state’s strong outlook.

Lifestyle

Phenomenal beaches, fishing, golf and Florida sunshine, lends itself to a more active lifestyle filled with many recreational options.
People enjoy a slower pace here and have a propensity for a laid back lifestyle and friendly environment.

Punta Gorda Virtual Tour

View & Download these handy buyer’s guides…

Below are two comprehensive, beautiful, interactive brochures sure to fulfill any questions you may have about the Gulf Coast of Florida area and home buying in 2014. Just click the cover, and you will be taken to a virtual online brochure that you may choose to download and print or share via email or social media. If you would like more information or have further questions, we’re just a phone call or email away. Enjoy.

Let me assist with your search for the perfect vacation home, investment property or special place to call home in Lee & Charlotte Counties.
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New Park Coming To Punta Gorda

16.05.2014 in Events

Florida Tracks and Trails

florida tracks and trailsThere is nothing else like this in the state of Florida… and it’s coming to Punta Gorda! We’re talking about a 1,000-acre park featuring motocross, paintball, off road trails, zip lines, a recreational lake, RV and camping grounds, and an amphitheater.  People all over the state are getting ready to come for the grand opening!

The trails at Florida Tracks and Trails are going to be something very unique. They will provide 26 miles of one-directional trails, and each will take several hours to complete. Guests can take their Dirt Bikes, ATVs, UTVs, golf carts, and go carts on the trails. Don’t have one? No worries! Florida Tracks and Trails will be happy to let you rent one of theirs!florida tracks

Looking for a thrill? Pay a visit to one of the nations top paintball facilities. 40 acres of paintball fields, including a field for little ones and new comers, are sure to give you a thrill. Group and party packages will be offered, and many events will be held throughout the year. Bring your own equipment, or rent theirs! florida-tracks-trails-coming-2014-320x180

For those of you who dare to try the zip line, it is sure to be fun for everyone ages 8 and up! You can even purchase pictures of yourself on your thrill ride!

So maybe you’re just looking or a day of relaxation. You want it, you got it! How about a day at the beach, without leaving Punta Gorda?! Yes, there will be a manmade lake with a beach at the Florida Tracks and Trails park. Great for swimming, without the sharks!

Did I mention a 15,000 seat, outdoor amphitheater will be one of the big attractions at Florida Tracks and Trails? This will attract the hottest artists from all genres of music, and will be a Saturday night hotspot for all you concert-goers. There will be a variety of concessions selling food, drinks, souvenirs, concert items, and more at affordable prices.

Now you’re probably wondering “Where is this place, and when can I get in?!”. The park is located 14 miles east of interstate 75, on Bermont Road in Punta Gorda. The grand opening is set for sometime this year. Although the exact date has not yet been released, the park is under construction, and making progress everyday!

I will see you there! But until then, check out their progress, which is updated daily on their Facebook page.

 

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