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Marco Island Real Estate Blog

Waters Edge on Marco Island

If you're travelling south on the west side of Florida, Marco Island is the end of the road. It's also the "end-all-be-all" for those of us that have discovered it. Well, the end of the road on Marco Island is Collier Court.  This cul-de-sac on the south end of Marco is a quiet enclave comprised of some of the best waterfront condos in all of Florida.  Down here you have The Boat Club, Nautilus and Tropical Isle. There is a standout, though.  It's Waters Edge. Rarely are units available.  Families seem to hold on to their homes here. 

Water's Edge is what we call a "boating condo" on Marco Island.  There are boat docks available to you right out back.  They are plentiful and make heading out to the Gulf for some fishing and fun very easy.  The

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South Seas East on Marco Island
We just sold a great unit in South Seas East.  In case you're not familiar with South Seas, it is one of the favorites on the island because of some unique features. First, it's the only community on the island that offers both beach and boating access.  On top of that, it's gated with 24 hour security.  The grounds are beautiful and the views from any condo are pure Marco Island.   When one thinks of South Seas, they usually envision the four large towers located directly on the beach.  South Seas is much more, though.  There are fabulous mid-rise buildings located adjacent to the towers on Clam Bay. These units represent fantastic value for those of us that want a beachfront community but don't necessarily need a view of the beach.   The…
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Peaceful, intimate and central, once you have seen Coquina Gardens condo complex, it’s not hard to understand why it has maintained its popularity in the market for the past 50 years. It lies less than a mile from the commercial and retail heart of Marco Island, and is just a short drive from the famous white sands of Marco Island beach.

Of course, another key attraction is its affordability. As Marco Island inland condos go, it also boasts the best value for money, and despite being one of the first residential complexes on the island, still satisfies the demands of the modern property hunter.

What is more, there is a selection of property options within the development, so anyone seeking centrally-located Marco Island real estate is certain to

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Breezy Point on Marco Island

It is no secret that Marco Island is something of a paradise for boating lovers, as well as beach lovers. Nor is it a secret that finding the perfect residence to call home is far from impossible. Your only problem is working out which of the excellent communities to choose. If you're looking for a condo with a deeded boat slip or a boat lift, Breezy Point is one of the best. Check out the current listings here.

There can be no confusion over the reasons why this is the case. Breezy Point waterfront condos are excellently located on Huron Court on the southern end of the island, from where residents can enjoy stunning views of the famous Marco Island canals, and the fiery red sunsets each evening.

And with the benefit of a wide range of

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Marco Island Waterfront Home

Every home hunter has a good idea what kind of property they want – known simply as their dream home. The challenge is to find the closest match. Lovers of beach life and bright blue skies tend to find what they are looking for fairly easily among Marco Island property.

The reason is quite simply because Marco Island condos and single family homes are located either on the beachfront or within a few minutes’ stroll from it. Of course, the popularity of the island means that demand for these properties is high. But if you have the budget to suit, some of the most desirable luxury Marco Island homes and condos, with spectacular views of the Gulf of Mexico, are within reach too. Here is a taste of what you can expect.

Beachfront Properties

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Marco Island Real Estate Contract

Let's face it, Marco Island is a great place to live. And these days competing with others who want to buy the same home is becoming more common. If you have not been in this position before, it can be a little bit uncomfortable and frustrating. So let's take a look at why this happens and how you can turn what seems like a problem into an advantage for you.

Why are there multiple offers on a home? Pretty simple equation of supply and demand. Right now there are less homes on the market and more buyers are coming out. This means that they are choosing from a more limited inventory. For homes that are in IDEAL conditions and in DESIRABLE areas, the likelihood is higher that sellers will be considering several offers at once.

Avoiding the

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Isles of Capri Foreclosures in Florida

Just a short distance from the northern tip of Marco Island, across the mouth of the Marco River, the Isles of Capri lies. With stunning views and easy access to the magnificent Gulf of Mexico, Isles of Capri property is always in high demand, with the most southern end boasting some of the most desirable property.

West Pelican and East Pelican Street stretch the length of the almost completely water-locked piece of land, but La Peninsula Boulevard boasts the best properties of all, with the La Peninsula community of luxury condos standing out.

The good news is that through La Peninsula foreclosures, buying a property in this community is easier than you might have thought. After all, while there are extra legal documents to have in order,

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South Seats Marco Island

The Real Estate Rainbow

Home is not exactly the same thing for everyone. Everyone has their preferences, expectations and dream. The trick is to find a home that matches these aspects as closely as possible. The good news is that, when it comes to Marco Island real estate, the array of choice is so wide that your perfect home is certain to be somewhere on this tropical island paradise.

From cozy 1-bedroom Marco Island condos either in towering complexes offering superb views of the Gulf of Mexico, to multi-million dollar penthouse condos that provide every luxury that you could expect. The selection of Marco Island luxury homes is just as vast, and many offer private access to the beach.

Real estate here can be categorized as beachfront,

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Marco Island Beachfront Condo

When it comes to buying a beachfront condo, Marco Island is a premier location in Florida. It’s not hard to understand why once you have seen the island, with its 4-mile stretch of pristine beach, and the aqua-blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico that reaches out towards the horizon.

But as stunning as the surrounding natural beauty might be, living requires more than a great view. The quality of the beachfront condo is hugely important too. And in this area, the communities on Marco Island do not fail to impress either.

The array of practical and luxury beachfront homes and condos found on the island is wide, with more than 32 communities to choose from. What this means, of course, is that whatever your budget might be, there is a property for

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Canadians avoiding real estate taxes

A lot of Canadians have second homes in the United States because they like to travel and enjoy spending their vacation time in areas where the weather is inhabitable! Canadians actually are the leaders when it comes to foreign home purchasers in the United States. Are you a snowbird, or do you want to be? It's no secret that there are some great places in the U.S. where you can purchase a vacation home, but you might be worried about taxes. These are one of the most problematic things about purchasing that vacation home, and can make your investment a lot more of a problem than you thought it need to be. But, don't fear! With the tips below you may be able to minimize your taxes!

What About Title and Ownership?

A lot of people don't realize

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