We just spent the weekend cruising around Pine Island Sound, doing a little shelling and fishing with friends. Although I have been here many times over the years, I never get tired of
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What’s in a name? According to Shakespeare, “That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” It wasn’t that easy for the early developers of
One of the earliest homesteaders on the island was a man named Hugh McPhie. He arrived in America from Scotland in the late 1880s and, in 1899, McPhie was granted the third patent on the
On September 2, 1953, Ted “Carl” Smiddy was hitchhiking near Atlanta, Georgia shortly after being released from jail in Tennessee for breaking and entering and larceny.
Don’t Sell on Your Own Just Because It’s a Sellers’ MarketIn a sellers’ market, some homeowners might be tempted to try to sell their house on their own (known
C. Case The early part of the 20th century brought more development as subdivisions were platted on Fort Myers Beach. H.C. Case platted the first of these subdivisions in 1911.
We’ve experienced economic growth for almost a decade, which is the longest recovery in the nation’s history. Experts know a recession can’t be too far off, but when will this
Many studies suggest one of the main reasons for the inventory shortage in today’s market of homes for sale is that older generations have chosen to “age in place” over
According to CoreLogic, from 2006 to 2014 “there were 7.3 million housing foreclosures and 1.9 million short sales.” The hesitation some Americans feel after experiencing a
In 1949, “pink gold” was discovered in the Dry Tortugas off Key West. This particular species of shrimp, known by its scientific name of Penaesus Duoranum, is considered by