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Garden Club of Cape Coral | Grow fresh veggies for the New Year

While those up north are blanketed with the white stuff, here in Cape Coral, we plant our vegetable gardens! With plenty of sunshine and fresh air, we can get our exercise, save money and eat the freshest produce. If you have never grown vegetables, it might seem too complicated. Yet taking it ...

Homing In | A soft landing versus a debt crisis as our market holds on

The New Year is, if nothing else, shaping up to be an interesting one. Call us crazy, but with what will likely prove to be a wild presidential election year, combined with multiple global hot spots that have the potential to quickly spiral out of control, and this could easily become a chaotic ...

Homing In | Sluggish year-to-date condo sales comparable to 2013

Last year at this time when we were writing about the condo sales results for November 2022, we commented about the rapid deterioration that we witnessed in the number of closed sales in the Cape Coral condo market from the first six months of that year compared to the July through November ...

Real Estate Law | An Enhanced Life Estate Deed can ensure parent’s wishes

Dear Mr. Feichthaler: My father is elderly and can no longer take care of himself in the home. He is moving to an assisted living facility next month. He wants to make sure that the home passes to me and my brother if he dies. He also may decide to sell it if it becomes clear that he is unable ...

Cape Coral Animal Shelter | Looking for a loving home | Dec. 29

Pretzel is a 1 to 3-year-old male. He is looking for a forever family that will give him the love and time he needs to gain confidence in his new world. He would also do best in a home where his humans are around the majority of the time. Pretzel loves going outside, getting belly rubs and ...

Garden Club of Cape Coral | Yard care during our water shortage

Our Cape Coral neighbors who are on well water have been told to limit watering their yards to once per week. This serves as a warning to all of us, that water is not an unlimited resource, even when we are surrounded by water. Most residents get their well water from the Mid-Hawthorn ...

Garden Club of Cape Coral | Welcome 2024!

If you’re like most of us looking forward to the New Year … it means NEW beginnings. Let’s take a look at what we, in zone 10A, can plant in January. To make the New Year easier, here is a list of what to plant: 1) Vegetables: With the coolest month, January, take advantage of this ...

Real Estate Law | Plans for eventual ownership of property go awry

Dear Mr. Feichthaler: I bought a property with my brother about 20 years ago, and we held the property as joint tenants with rights of survivorship. A few years ago, I wanted to transfer my interest in the property to my two children, which I did, retaining a life interest in the property. Two ...

Homing In | Sluggish home sales may ramp up with lower interest rates

In what has been a wild Santa Claus rally with 30-year fixed mortgage rates plunging from around 8% to the 6.5% range, this could be the year-end gift the real estate market needed. Sparked by the recent dovish comments from Fed Chair Jerome Powell, yields on Benchmark 10-year Treasuries have ...