The latest edition of the Charlotte County Owner’s Manual is now available with updated information about Charlotte County and City of Punta Gorda government departments and services. The booklet also provides a variety of listings for transportation, parks, hospitals, and more, making it an essential guide for both current and new residents of Charlotte County. The manual is available online at www.CharlotteCountyFL.gov. Go to “CC-TV” department page on the left, click on “Public Information Office” and then “Owner’s Manual”. For more information, call 941-623-1092.
“On October 2007, just as the Great Recession was raining down on Southwest Florida, the Punta Gorda-Port Charlotte-North Port Association of REALTORS® reported an inventory of homes for sale that would take more than 47 months to deplete. But now, that stock of homes is down to just seven months, only a month more than what is typically considered a balanced market between buyers and sellers. ‘The buyers are there,’ said Sharon Neuhofer, the 2013 president of the association, known as PGPCNP. ‘They’ve realized the market is at a changing point right now.’ ” You can read the entire article from the Herald-Tribune here.