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Garden Club of Cape Coral | Signs of fall in our Florida gardens

If you’re looking for fall like you experienced “up north,” where freezes turn leaves red and golden before they fall, you might say Cape Coral doesn’t have a fall. Since our plants just keep growing all winter (although more slowly) most of our leaves don’t “fall.” Yet we do ...

Homing In | Third quarter condo sales lower, prices mixed, listings climb

Heading into Veterans Day this weekend, we would like to salute and thank everyone who has served our country, including Geri’s dad! We cannot say thank you enough. Here are the numbers for the Cape Coral condo market for the month of September and the third quarter, along with the current ...

Homing In | Rising inventory, high interest rates, affordability haunt market

Today we will be wrapping up the September and third quarter single family home results from last week, with the numbers for the Cape Coral freshwater canal and lake home segment, along with the data for our dry lot home segment. But before getting into that, we thought we would continue to ...

Garden Club of Cape Coral | Thankful for herbs

Thanksgiving, one of my favorite holidays is nearly upon us. Family, friends and food bring an opportunity to put all else aside. We can then take stock of what we are thankful for and enjoy a wonderful meal together. During this feast, I count on my herb garden to spice up my life and remind ...

Guest Commentary | How to help cancer patients struggling with mental health 

The impact of cancer is undeniably stressful, and patients can experience a wide range of emotions, from diagnosis through treatment and into survivorship. Most feelings that cancer patients experience during this difficult time are normal, and to be expected. However, these feelings can ...

Real Estate Law | Impacts of deed changes

Dear Mr. Feichthaler: I recently purchased a property with my boyfriend, and we have decided he no longer wants to be on the deed. We purchased the property with a mortgage. He is not seeking any money for the transfer. Is this as simple as him signing a quitclaim deed to me? Also, I note that ...

Lee Health | What is the BRCA gene test and who should get it?

About 3% of breast and 10% of ovarian cancers result from inherited mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), breast cancer represents about 7,500 women who have inherited mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes annually. For ...

Homing In | Cape’s third quarter results reflect rising home inventories

We continue to come across a lot of conflicting data and opinions about the current state of the real estate market, along with the multitude of “expert” opinions about where home prices are headed next. With mortgage rates now pushing 8%, concerns about housing affordability continue to ...