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In My Neighborhood in Port Charlotte : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Sep 30, 2012
Tammy Hayes answered:
Here is a link to the Charlotte County Community Development web site that gives updates on active projects, projects in design as well as drainage, sidewalk, dredging and miscellaneous projects.

You can contact the Community Development Department directly for any specific questions.

Tammy Hayes, Realtor
Green Lion Realty, Port Charlotte, FL
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Wed Aug 8, 2012
Dan Tabit answered:
You didn't include a property address or link, so we can't say. Try asking again or contact a local agent for information about the property or similar ones.
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Thu Aug 9, 2012
Tammy Hayes answered:
You didn't indicate which property you were talking about. If you could give a link or address, we can answer your question. You can search the MLS for current active listings on my web site at If I can help with anything else, let me know.

Tammy Hayes, Realtor
Green Lion Realty, Port Charlotte, FL
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Mon Jun 11, 2012
Tammy Hayes answered:
There are no first time home buyer programs right now. You can, however, get a homestead exemption. Go to this link to read more about it:

Homestead, Up To $50,000
Every person who owns and resides on real property in Florida on January 1 and makes the property his or her permanent residence is eligible to receive a homestead exemption up to $50,000. The first $25,000 applies to all property taxes, including school district taxes. The additional exemption up to $25,000, applies to the assessed value between $50,000 and $75,000 and only to non-school taxes.

I can send you some lenders to contact in this area if you are interested in obtaining a mortgage. In order to submit an offer on a home you would need proof of funds if paying cash or a pre-approval letter from a lender. If I can help with anything else, please contact me.

Tammy Hayes, Realtor
Green Lion Realty, Port Charlotte, FL
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Fri May 25, 2012
Mike Sikorski answered:
Real estate deed restrictions are restrictions on the deed that place limitations on the use of the property. Deed restrictions such as restrictive covenants are often put in place to maintain a desired look in a neighborhood. To that end, deed restrictions may prevent owners from building more than a pre-established number of homes on one lot. Deed restrictions can also specify what materials or style a building may or may not be constructed of, and how close to the street it can be. Deed restrictions can even specify the minimum size that a house on the lot may be! ... more
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Mon Feb 13, 2012
Shellee Guinta answered:
Zip code 33948 is approximately 25 minutes to the public beaches on Manasota Key...Englewood Beach.
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Wed Jun 20, 2012
Tammy Hayes answered:
Pet Parks
Hounds on Henry Street is a dog park located at Henry and Shreve Streets in Punta Gorda, FL. The park has a fenced area for large dogs as well as a small dog and puppy fenced area. There are water spigots, benches, picnic tables, trash cans, and disposal bags available. They do not have public restrooms. The surface type is grass with cement paths. Dog owners are responsible for their dogs at all times.

Paw Park is located at 24410 Bayshore Rd in Port Charlotte, FL. This park has a fenced area where your pet can play off the leash. There is a separate small dog area, water hoses, water bowls, and disposal bags. There are restrooms and a playground nearby.

Edgewater Paw Park is located at 22410 Glass Lane in Port Charlotte, FL. This park does allow dogs and has over one acre of fenced-in land where your dog can roam. They have a picnic area with picnic tables, a playground, restrooms, trash cans, and bag stations. Dog owners must be in the fenced area with their pet at all times and must have their leash in their hand.

Judd Park, or sometimes called Pooch Park, is located at 1297 Driftwood, North Fort Myers, FL. This 14 acre facility offers a lighted softball field with clay infield. Other amenities include four tennis courts, 2 pavilions, playground, canoe/kayak launching, dog park and restroom facilities. The dog area is gated and fenced in and has potable water for dogs and owners and several signs indicated which areas are for large and small dogs. Dog lovers are encouraged to use the facility and to please pick up after their dogs.

K-9 Corral at Estero Park is located at 9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd, Estero, FL. You can bring your dog to the park to exercise and socialize with other dogs. The fenced area is open during normal park hours. Small and timid dogs have a designated area while larger dogs have a separate area for themselves. This two-acre canine wonderland is surrounded by large trees that offer much shade for you and your pup. Disposal stations and water locations are provided.

Barkingham Park is located at 9800 Buckingham Rd, Fort Myers, FL. The park has two fenced in areas for dogs to play. There is a small agility area. There is also a smaller fenced area for shy and small dogs and puppies. They have dog water fountains, a cool off dog shower, dog waste disposal stations, and park benches. They also have many trails to walk such as the mitigation lake and primate back trails through pine and palmetto habitats. Dog owners are required to have proof of vaccinations, dog licenses, and keep their pet under control at all times.

Dog Beaches
Dog Beach is located at the south end of Lovers Key just west of New Pass Bridge and north of Bonita Beach, 8800 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers, FL. There are no restrooms or running water. Parking is free. This is an off-leash beach area that can be used for dogs. Owners must clean up after their dog, prevent them from harassing wildlife and shorebirds, and control their dogs at all times.

South Brohard Beach and Paw Park is located at 1600 Harbor Dr. S., Venice, FL. This park is for dog lovers. It has a fenced dog play yard, doggie drinking fountains, showers on decks for dogs only, fire hydrants and leash posts. The park is also adjacent to the only beach in Sarasota County that allows dogs to roam free. Dog lovers have declared this park and beach to be the best doggie park in the state.

Go out and enjoy the day with your pet, he/she will surely appreciate it. This is one of my walkabout Wednesday series. Check back each Wednesday for a new place to walkabout.
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Tue Jan 10, 2012
Bill Eckler answered:

The fact that there are only two golf courses in Port Charlotte may be a contributing factor to Port Charlotte Golf Club being considered the top course. There are a number of other area courses that you may wish to consider as well. Heron Creek, Bobcat Trail, Sabal Trace, and the other Port Charlotte course at Riverwood.

Feel free to contact us for additional information.

Good luck,

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Tue Dec 27, 2011
Wayne Collier answered:
Port Charlotte is a harbor. Depending on what part of Port Charlotte you are in the beach is only minutes away.
The water at the local beach is brackish. Englewood has a really nice beach and water is nice and just a few more minutes away. ... more
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Thu Oct 20, 2011
Kevin Weise answered:
Hi Sonny! Port Charlotte has a small Beach with a park, Public pool, fishing pier and boat ramp right in the City. Not the best place to bath in the water though. Most people prefer Manasota Beach in Englewood, which is about a 25 minute drive from Pt Charlotte, depending on where you are located within the City. The best place would be Siesta Key in Sarasota! This has consistantly been rated the 1 or 2 Best Beach in the World! and it happens to only be about a 40-45 minute drive from Port Charlotte. There are also several other beaches not to far.

If you would like to discuss anything else feel free to contatc me at anytime, good luck!
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Sat Oct 15, 2011
Anna M Brocco answered:
Consider working with any local agent of your own; he/she can provide suitable listings, any necessary information, schedule showings, etc.; if purchasing with a mortgage, be aware that a mortgage pre-approval letter is required in order to determine your price range and for any offers to be taken seriously. ... more
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Sun Nov 3, 2013
Robbie Sifrit answered:
Good Morning Judy:

I don't see where you indicated what property? Can you send the address or MLS No. and I'll see what I can find out for you.

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Wed Oct 16, 2013
The Borci Team answered:
Some areas of South Gulf Cove have no bridge, it just depends where the property is located. For bridges in South Gulf Cove you would want to be able to clear 10' most of the year. In the Summer when the canals are higher from all the rain it could be as little at 9-3/4'. The lock length and width is 80' x 20'. ... more
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Wed Jul 13, 2011
Anna M Brocco answered:
Since no property is mentioned, consider a Google search and Google Maps for distance...
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Tue Jan 4, 2011
Egret Group - Doug Losey answered:
It looks like your question did not come over.... Please try again so I can help you.

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