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Sharon Bodnar, Other/Just Looking in Cape Coral, FL

Is there a more desirable and safer area to purchase a home in Cape Coral?

Asked by Sharon Bodnar, Cape Coral, FL Wed Apr 21, 2010

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Cape Coral has a land mass of 105 square miles and a population of about 155,000. This means comparing developed area to none developed areas more importantly than . The most “desirable” areas are the SW, SE close to the Caloosahatchee River. Otherwise, Cape Coral offers a wonderful lifestyle with reasonable priced homes, low crime rate and great weather. Cape Coral was recently selected as the 5th best place to live in Florida by Movoto http://www.movoto.com/blog/top-ten/best-places-in-florida/

Barbara Klare, Broker Associate
Gulf Coast Realty
cell: 239-292-1358
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue May 13, 2014
Cape Coral was recently ranked one of the safest big cities in America by the FBI.

In terms of understanding specific neighborhoods, it is important to work with a Realtor who is either a native, or a long time resident who at any moment, at any location, can give you the history of that area, and outline the expectations of that neighborhood in terms of crime, values, local schools, etc.

I am here to help! I remember when Cape Coral installed it's first traffic light. I have grown up here, gone to school here, and played on these streets and canals since I was a little boy.

If you have other questions, or want to learn more about our area and/or local real estate, visit:
http://www.capecoralfortmyershomesonline.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue May 6, 2014
Good Morning Sharon,

As you have heard, we have an incredibly safe city. When you decide which Realtor to use. Be sure to have them discuss the 4 quarters of Cape Coral. SW, SE, NE, and NW. We have a much different kind of market here and depending on your likes and dislikes, a good realtor will be able to establish which area fits you best. =)

Feel free to check out my website for more answers. Have a Beautiful Day!

A.J. Ackerman
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Nov 22, 2011
We have one of the lowest crime rates for a city this size in ALL of Florida. Check it out on our local police and sheriff depts websites. Or just google it.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Nov 21, 2011
Without knowing your budget it is difficult to be specific. There are excellent values all over southwest Florida including Bonita Springs, Naples and Marco Island. Please feel free to contact me or brouse properties on my web site
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Nov 10, 2011
If you are concerned about safety, your best source of information is the local police department, why not visit/call and ask all your questions. If you are not too familiar with the areas, consider driving around the neighborhood(s) more than once and at different times of day, look at everything that is important to you and then make your determination--keep in mind opinions are often suggestive, and what's good for one may not necessarily be the case for another.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Apr 22, 2010
I would say the SW Cape followed by parts of the SE area.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu Apr 22, 2010
Not really other than the fact that in some areas of the North Cape alot of vacant lots exist so if you purchase a home surrounded by vacant lots it does make it easier for your a/c condensor, water equipt etc...to get stolen. I have lived in Cape Coral since 1988 and have always preferred the SE section but that is just my own personal preference. Feel free to contact me if you have additional questions...after over 20 years living here, I know the area very well.

Terry McCarley, Realtor, CDPE, CPV
Re/Max Realty Team
email: leecountyrealtor@earthlink.net
cell: 239-707-4575
free mls public access site: http://www.leecountyrealtor.listingbook.com
0 votes Thank Flag Link Wed Apr 21, 2010
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