In a recent report by RealtyTrac, North Fort Myers was named one of the top 15 retirement hotspots in the nation and a great place for real estate investors to target for long-term value creation. Factors that were considered by RealtyTrac in establishing this ranking included the percentage of residents above retirement age, home price appreciation and rental capitalization rates.
North Fort Myers has a number of highly regarded communities that are popular with both year-round residents as well as seasonal snowbird residents. Housing price points in North Fort Myers tend to be discounted over similar properties and communities in South Fort Myers.
North Fort Myers Boating Communities
With the Caloosahatchee River serving as its eastern border, North Fort Myers has several communities that are popular with boaters. North Star Yacht Club is a luxury waterfront high-rise community with a deep water marina. The views across the mile-wide Caloosahatchee River from North Star are among the most stunning in the Fort Myers area. Other boating communities in North Fort Myers include: Admiralty Yacht Club; Buttonwood Harbor; Waterway Estates and Yacht Club Colony.
North Fort Myers Golfing Communities
North Fort Myers offers golfers some fantastic options and definitely at a discount to country club communities in other parts of Lee County. Herons Glen is a country club community with a championship golf course located in North Fort Myers. Another North Fort Myers golfing option is Magnolia Landing, which features a Gordon Lewis designed championship course. New construction homes are currently available from D. R. Horton at Magnolia Landing.