Punta Gorda Airport and Real Estate Values


punta gorda airport460x345By a margin of 4 to 0 The Airport Authority voted in favor of changing the name of Charlotte County Airport to Punta Gorda Airport. The name change was a marketing decision to help enhance the airports competitiveness. Southwest Florida has long been recognized as a destination for travelers coming from the Northeast along with the Midwest. However Charlotte County Airport remained a mystery to most travelers.

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Punta Gorda Real Estate Remains a Buyer’s Market

punta gorda fl real estate market update460x345Recent headlines have pointed to declining home inventories starting to approach normal levels. The Punta Gorda real estate market has remained especially strong in the under $200k segment in some area’s for well over a year, tipping inventory levels into a range, that sales out strip new listings. Normally this would signal a change in prices to the upside. The lingering affects of the housing bubble, keep market forecasters off balance, sometimes sending mixed signals as to where we’re heading.

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Laishley Park Punta Gorda’s Downtown Gem

lashleypark punta gorda fl

Downtown Punta Gorda enjoys the benefits of Laishley Park on many levels. Surrounded by this historic city on 3 sides, while to the north it’s flanked by the Peace River, offering great views no matter what time of day it is. The park is also purposeful with its own marina and multi use commercial area but more on that aspect later.

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Update on Punta Gorda and the Gulf Oil Spill :: June 2010


Whether I talk to family, friends or clients the first thing they ask is the horrible Gulf oil spill affects you in Punta Gorda. Fortunately I can say no and with reasonable confidence we should remain “oil free”. The oil remains a long way from our shores and based on a number of factors such as currents and weather patterns among others should spare us.

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Punta Gorda a True Boaters Community | Punta Gorda Real Estate Blog

This weekend’s 2010 Conquistador Retta Cup was the 17th year that this two day sailing event has been held in Charlotte Harbor. By all measures this colorful and fun event was a success, attracting 71 sailboats that created quite a spectacle in the harbor.
2010 Punta Gorda Conquistador Retta Cup

Charlotte Harbor during the course of the year is the host to many boating events, whether it is power or sailboats this setting can’t be beat.

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Ken Poirier, Realtor®
Phone# (941) 661-9773
Fax# (941) 575-2582


Allison James Estates & Homes
309 Tamiami Trail
Punta Gorda, FL 33950