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Susan Hill, REALTOR┬«  
 
Susan Hill photo After 30 years in the trade show business, I sold my company, Hill & Partners, Inc (www.hillpartners.com ) and moved to sunny Florida and focused on real estate.  Working with buyers and sellers affords me the opportunity to apply the same skills that brought such success to my previous endeavor. You can be certain I will respond to your real estate needs with excitement, enthusiasm, rapid response, networking skills and problem-solving solutions!
 
 
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Charlotte County Chamber  of  Commerce  
Punta Gorda Chamber of Commerce 
Punta Gorda Isles Civic  Association
 

 
















 
Featured Listing

 

2880 Coral Way

Punta Gorda, FL 33950

 

List Price: $795,000
3 Beds, 3 Baths














Click here to see a virtual tour of this home.

This house has it all! The most spectacular waterfront views, the perfect southern exposure, a location that cannot be beat and an expansive, inviting home that is an entertaining dream. The minute you enter the front door, you are surrounded by water views - the lanai is spacious and surrounds the crystal clear, sparkling pool. The heated pool and spa feature an Intel touch system control panel and an in-pool cleaning system, and while you are outside, you'll be enjoying 178' of seawall, a 150' lighted dock, a 13,500lb boat lift and a 5 minute ride to the harbor on your sail or power boat - or there is room for both! An updated gourmet kitchen opens to the great room and features granite counters, Bosch cook top, lots of storage, cabinets with pull outs, reverse osmosis, conventional and microwave ovens and sliders on all sides out to the lanai. Three bedrooms and three full baths - the master opens to the lanai and features a master bath with double vanities, walk-in tiled shower and freestanding jetted tub. Split floor plan allows for guests to have their own private suite! The whole house is alarmed and has hurricane protection. Become a part of the original sailboat section in deed restricted PGI and start living the life! Paradise PLUS! 

Visit my website to learn more about this listing or contact me at (941) 676-1033 or at susan@letsgo2puntagorda.com .





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LetsGo2PuntaGorda Newsletter 

 

Dear Friends,


 

Time to enjoy! Everyone thinks of July as a time to get together with friends and family - as summer unfolds, many people make plans for special gatherings. The more people gather, the more they talk. Eventually, they often wind up talking about where the real estate market is today, and where it is likely heading. If you would like to know more about how things are shaping up for the summer and fall markets, just give me a call. You never know when the next real estate opportunity will present itself. If you have any family or friends who need some expert real estate advice, please don't hesitate to have them call me. I'm here to help.


 

Being from Boston, the Boston Pops on the Commons is always a favorite - now that we're in Punta Gorda paradise - being on the water is a must and the fireworks are everywhere!  Wherever you find yourself, remember that July is National Hot Dog, Blueberry and Ice Cream month! 


 

And be safe!

   

 

Susan Hill, REALTOR┬« 

Member of RE/MAX "Platinum" Club - 2014 

Member of RE/MAX "Platinum" Club - 2013 

Member of RE/MAX "100%" Club - 2012 

Member of RE/MAX "Executive Club" - 2011

 

RE/MAX Harbor Realty
Direct - 941-676-1033
Cell - 941-347-8782 
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May 2015 Local Housing Statistics
Punta Gorda Metropolitan Statistical Area
 
Single-Family Homes
Median Sale Price: $172,000
Year-over-Year % Change: 9.6%

Condos and Townhouses
Median Sale Price: $168,400
Year-over-Year % Change: 21.2%

 
Source: Florida Realtors®
 
Latest PGI Civic Association News
 
The Punta Gorda Isles Civic Association is a great organization and if you're new to the area, it provides a lot of valuable information about how to become more involved in the community. 

You can view a copy of the latest PGICA Commentator here - a monthly publication where you can find information about our area and the multitude of community activities available to you. 

 
10 Things a Burglar Doesn't Want You to Know

Successful burglars have lots in common - home owners who unwittingly give invitations to robbery. Here's how thieves thank you for your generosity.

In these thank-you notes, your friendly neighborhood burglars share advice on how to stop lending them a helping hand.



Loved your trash

Can't tell you how much fun I have driving around neighborhoods on trash day (especially after big gift holidays) when the empty boxes on the curb reveal what wonderful new toys you have. Your thoughtfulness made it possible for me to land a new laptop and a flat-screen television in one easy trip to your home!

Next time, break down the boxes and conceal them in the recycling or trash bins.

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Getting carried away

Many thanks for putting your valuables into an easy-to-carry safe that I could carry right out your back door. (Nice jewelry, and thank you for the cash!)

You may want to invest in a wall safe, which I rarely attempt to open. Or, rent a lock box at your bank.

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Dear BFF

Thanks for alerting a professional acquaintance of mine via your social network that you were away for the week in Puerto Vallarta, having the time of your life. Me? I enjoyed a very relaxing visit to your home with no pressure of being caught.

If only you had known that posting comments and photos of your trip on social networks is fine - but do that after you return so you won't broadcast your absence!

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Su casa es mi casa!

I was sincerely relieved to find your  back door  was a plain wood-panel door. I had no trouble kicking it in (my knees appreciate how easy that was!) Imagine how silly I felt when I discovered that your windows weren't locked anyway.

You may want to take a cue from your neighbor and install steel-wrapped  exterior doors  with deadbolts on all your entries. And be sure your windows are locked when you're away. 


For more tips, click here.


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Susan Hill

RE/MAX Harbor Realty

1133 Bal Harbor Blvd, Suite #1129

Punta Gorda, FL 33950

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