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Meir Aloni & Team
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I went to college and lived in Fort Myers for almost 10 years prior to relocating to the Miami/ Fort Lauderdale area, so I know both sides of South Florida pretty well.
And... you're definitely right! When it comes to buying property, you can definitely get more for your money in Fort Myers. And specifically, in Cape Coral, where homes are relatively less expensive than Fort Myers. Fort Myers, and/or Southwest Florida, however, offers a very unique and different lifestyle compared to the East Coast (Fort Lauderdale/ Miami area).
The white sand beaches and sunsets in Southwest Florida are beautiful! There is plenty of safe and very affordable neighborhoods with mature and beautiful trees in South Fort Myers. Plus you don't get the crazy traffic that you get here in the East Coast. Having said that, please keep in mind that the Fort Myers to Naples area is mostly populated with retirees and college-age people. Also keep in mind that the area offers a lot less to do after 10pm, including restaurants and entertainment options
If you'd like, I would be more than happy to refer you to a great realtor in Fort Myers, if that is what you ultimately decide. Of course, I would be delighted to share my expertise of the Fort Lauderdale/Miami with you!
If I can answer any questions you might have about these or any other surrounding areas, please do not hesitate to contact me. I'm here to help! :)
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