NEW FED TAX LAW IS CHASING PEOPLE INTO FLORIDA RESIDENCY

As most of you know, our new federal tax in effect this year has radically reduced┬áthe deductible status of many State and Local Taxes (SALT). This is having a huge effect on folks who have residence in high-SALT states, notably New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Ohio, Connecticut and others. Using myself as an example, I … Continue reading NEW FED TAX LAW IS CHASING PEOPLE INTO FLORIDA RESIDENCY

BURNT STORE MARINA BLOG

Development of the gated community of Burnt Store Marina began in the late 1970s when Florida Design Communities developed the two “natural” harbors by adding seawalls, docks and other marina facilities. By 1980 they were building the 27-hole Golf Club, and the first condo complexes, including South Shore, Marina North Shore, Commodore Club, Rudder Club, … Continue reading BURNT STORE MARINA BLOG

THE BURNT STORE ROAD CORRIDOR

Burnt Store Road, or Florida Route 768, is the main road connecting Punta Gorda south to Cape Coral. Originally a cattle trail for ranchers to take their herd south to the loading docks near Punta Rassa, the only landmark along the trail was a trading post. The legend says that a tribe of local Indians, … Continue reading THE BURNT STORE ROAD CORRIDOR

CANAL COMMUNITIES IN PUNTA GORDA, FL

In this blog, we will look at the first two of the deed-restricted communities, Punta Gorda Isles and Burnt Store Isles, the two premier canal and golf course neighborhoods. All of these miles of canals connect to Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf of Mexico.   Punta Gorda Isles began development in the late fifties and … Continue reading CANAL COMMUNITIES IN PUNTA GORDA, FL

GET TO KNOW THE NEIGHBORHOODS OF PUNTA GORDA, FLORIDA

GET TO KNOW THE NEIGHBORHOODS OF PUNTA GORDA, FLORIDA Like many small cities, Punta Gorda is comprised of several communities within the mailing address of the city of Punta Gorda. These neighborhoods have very different personalities, and have appeal to people looking for the particular qualities in a given neighborhood. My hope with this blog … Continue reading GET TO KNOW THE NEIGHBORHOODS OF PUNTA GORDA, FLORIDA