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Marco Island Real Estate Blog

Row of waterfront homesAre you looking to buy a waterfront home? If so there are a lot of things to consider. From how the view can impact the value of a home to who you might see in your backyard, another person or an alligator. Below is a list of 8 things to consider when buying a waterfront home, sometimes waterfront living might be the best option and other times it might not.

The View

Not all views are equal! Does the home have an ocean view, lake view, man-made lake view or a canal view? The type of view a home has can impact its overall value and understanding the pricing differences is imperative.

Type of Usage

Before jumping into the water know whether or not you can or should. It's important to find out if you can swim in the water, if anyone else can swim

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855 Inlet Dr Marco IslandAnother great “Coming Soon” opportunity on Marco Island. This new listing will be hitting the market sometime next week. While we wait for professional photos and drone images to be produced, take the opportunity to see this fantastic home before everybody else sees it.

855 Inlet Drive is located right in the heart of The Estates, Marco Island’s most luxurious enclave. The home is situated on over one-half acre of lush landscaping under beautiful palm trees. Surrounded by a well-maintained shrubbery, it’s atmosphere is quiet, private, and comfortable.

The floorplan is open with large windows showcasing a spacious swimming pool and lanai. The backyard is a perfectly landscaped backdrop for the pool. The three bedrooms and three and a half baths are

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New listing in Fiddler CreekGet it before it hits the market! While we're getting professional photos made and preparing to list this incredible condo, you have an opportunity to grab an absolutely fantastic Fiddler's Creek condo before anybody knows about it.

This particular property, located in the Whisper Trace enclave, is an end unit, so it's bright and airy with lots of windows. The other great thing is it's a first-floor unit, so you don't have any stairs to climb. The 3BR unit is roomy and open and absolutely comfortable for year-round living. One thing we love about this condo is its proximity to the clubhouse. You can drive there in about a minute or ride your bike there in about five minutes.

The Fiddler's Creek clubhouse is the epicenter of fun and relaxation. From

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Dog on Marco IslandMarco Island is the largest of Florida’s Ten Thousand Islands and is one of the most popular spots in Florida. Located in Collier County, it is visited by an estimate of a million tourists every year. This is because Marco Island has a lot to offer other than its pristine, beautiful beaches. Staying in Marco Island will never be boring a vacation! Here are fifty ways to have in Marco Island:

  1. Duck Hunting at the Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge

   Go duck and coot hunting in the Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge. Lots of activities are also available here such as canoeing, kayaking, and boating. Go exploring the island’s marine life and catch a glimpse of sea otters, manatees, and crocodiles.

     2.     Kayak

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Marco Island vintage imageSee the island you love before it was transformed by the Mackle Brothers into the greatest place on Earth. This video was shot circa 1964, just as construction was beginning. See the original sales models that depicted the development in detail. It's fun to see the undeveloped island, now that we're so familiar with the final product of the Mackle's vision.

Deltona started selling property here in 1965.

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This is Marco Island - sometimes called Florida's last frontier. Over two thousand years ago, it was inhabited by Calusa Indians who left enormous shell mounds as monuments. Then came the Spaniards, and after them the Pirates who it is said buried on the beach the gold they looted from the Spanish galleons. Its modern history

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South Seas Tower 2We have an incredible new listing in South Seas Tower 2! If you've been waiting for the perfect condo to pop up in South Seas Towers, it just did. This unit is completely updated throughout. It's got new tile and new granite in the kitchen and baths. The wall that everyone wants to be removed from the kitchen in most South Seas units has been removed, creating a modern open concept that absolutely transforms this condo into an open, airy beach house.

One thing that we love about this particular South Seas condo is the floorplan. Both bedrooms and the family room have direct access to a huge lanai. Of course, this means the views from every room are spectacular. Marco Beach is one of the most picturesque beaches in the world. The crescent-shaped beach

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Marco Island house"Season" is in full swing on Marco Island and Florida in general. This is the time of year when the snowbirds from the frozen north fly down to thaw out under the famous Florida sunshine. Everyone is having fun having escaped the frigid grip of Mother Nature. Nothing could be more natural than wanting to buy a piece of real estate here when you realize that you're walking around in shorts in February.

For those of us in real estate, this is our busiest time of year. Buyers and sellers alike attempt to cram a year's worth of transactions into four months. Now, any time of year, it's essential to approach your real estate purchase with due diligence. But, in this busy real estate marketplace, you need a special strategy to ensure success. To make sure

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Below are a couple of homes and condos recently listed for sale with BuyMarco.com - The Boyle Team. Click on the property image for more photos and information on the listing. If you are thinking of buying or selling on Marco Island or in the nearby neighborhoods like Fiddler's Creek, Isles of Capri, Hammock Bay or Lely, we would be happy to help you. Just call us (239) 970-5132 or contact us here.

 

860 Kendall Drive in the Tigertail Neighborhood

List Price: $649,000

Gorgeous Home in Desirable TigerTail Beach area! Walk or ride your bike to the beach! Beautifully remodeled, 4BR/2BA with large kitchen. Open floor plan that flows from kitchen to family room and out to the lanai. Expansive, outdoor living area with huge pool. Backs up to

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Tampico Condo in Cape MarcoThe Boyle Team just sold this luxury condo in the Tampico condominium on Marco Island. Located in the ultra luxurious Cape Marco gated community, Tampico is positioned directly on Marco Island's famous beach. At about $1.6MM, this condo offers top-of-the-line luxury and very solid investment potential.

Inventory in this prized community is fairly tight right now. In fact, this unit was the only Tampico condo available at the moment. The good news is Cape Marco has six towers and we can find the perfect luxury condo for you, too.

If you're not really familiar with Cape Marco, it's really like no other community on Marco Island. Designed from the beginning to offer the ultimate Florida beach lifestyle, Cape Marco has everything you could ask for. The

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