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Fertilize smart

June 21, 2019 By JOYCE COMINGORE Fertilize smart, just don’t do it now. Do the right thing. It’s time to remind everyone, Cape Coral’s Fertilizer Ordinance No. 86-10 passed on Nov. more »»

Not all foreclosure properties are ‘free and clear’ of liens

June 21, 2019 Mr. Feichthaler: I am thinking about purchasing a foreclosure at auction. If I win at auction, will I own the property free and clear of all liens? — Leanne C. more »»

Freshwater canal home sales rally in May, others mixed

June 21, 2019 The biggest surprise in the Cape Coral single-family home market during the month of May was the strong rebound in the number of closed sales for the month in the freshwater canal home segment. more »»

Hot, hot, hot

June 14, 2019 By H.I. JEAN SHIELDS Mother Nature is not happy. She is surely suffering from seasonal hot flashes. Even Aeolus, the god of the winds, is not keeping her cool nowadays. more »»

All points of a sales contract are negotiable

June 14, 2019 Mr. Feichthaler: I am in the process of selling my condominium, and my Realtor received an offer to purchase. The offer requires that we close with a title company in Dade County. more »»

Year-to-date unsold condo supply higher versus 2018

June 14, 2019 We are reaching the point in the year where there is a divergence between the monthly levels of unsold supply, which are lower, and the levels of the year-to-date averages of unsold supply, which ar... more »»

Crape myrtle family

June 7, 2019 The queen crape myrtle and the common crape myrtle are in the same family, Lythraceae. These beauties have other family members to know at a later time. The queen first, of course. more »»

Can neighbor park an RV in his driveway?

June 7, 2019 Dear Mr. Feichthaler: I retired to Cape Coral last year, and moved into a nice, quiet neigh-borhood. About three months ago, my neighbor purchased a 31-foot RV and parked it in his driveway. more »»

Year-to-date Cape condo sales are down versus 2018

June 7, 2019 The snapshot of the Cape Coral condominium market through the end of April can be summed up as follows. more »»

Rainy season brings deluge of concerns for homeowners in need of roofing, home repairs

June 7, 2019 Rainy season arrived early this year. For many of us, that means we have to fire up the grill for lunch instead of dinner, stash an umbrella in the car and leave the pool when the sky starts rumbling. more »»

Children’s art, space trivia, interactive movie, Japanese culture, summer reading at Cape Coral Library in June

May 31, 2019 The Cape Coral-Lee County Public Library is located at 921 SW 39th Terrac. more »»


May 31, 2019 When you see someone walk or talk with a swag, they are looking cocky, self-assured, confident, almost a swagger. Some people think this is sexy or coo. more »»

Siblings have differing plans for inherited property

May 31, 2019 Dear Mr. Feichthaler: My brother and I inherited our mother’s home earlier this year. I live here in Florida, while my brother lives in Wisconsin. more »»

April supply of unsold homes is higher versus last year

May 31, 2019 If we were to summarize the level of the monthly supply of unsold Cape Coral single-family homes listed for sale in the month of April, it would be that the supply is higher across the board compare... more »»

April Cape home sales show weakness, prices mixed

May 24, 2019 The main takeaway in the Cape Coral single-family home market in April and for the first four months of 2019 was that the number of closed home sales were lower versus last year, except in the gulf... more »»

Flamboyant beauty

May 17, 2019 By H.I. JEAN SHIELDS Spring in Southwest Florida produces a beautiful collection of flowering trees and shrubs. Shades of blue, yellows, white and brilliant red and orange. more »»

How taxes divided up at closing

May 17, 2019 Dear Mr. Feichthaler: We are planning to sell our home in a few months, and have heard different stories on how property taxes are dealt with. more »»

Cape unsold condo supply spikes higher versus 2018

May 17, 2019 We had mostly dismal results with the numbers for the monthly supply of unsold Cape Coral condominiums in the month of March, and for the first quarter of 2019. more »»

Commitment to community: Private property rights an ongoing initiative 

May 17, 2019 As millions of visitors flock to Southwest Florida each year to enjoy our warm weather and white sandy beaches, a growing percentage of these travelers are utilizing online booking platforms like... more »»

Tropical beauty

May 10, 2019 Spring is a wonderful time in Southwest Florida as trees and shrubs are beginning to sprout their leaves and flowers. more »»

Mom should consider a life estate deed

May 10, 2019 Dear Mr. Feichthaler: My mother, who is a widow, owns her home free and clear of any loans. more »»



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