Archives for August 2011

Be a Vacation Landlord

The skinny on what it means to own a vacation rental home on Sanibel and Captiva Island, including rental basics and what makes a great rental property.

Video: The Sanibel Legacy

Sanibel is special – it was saved from bulldozers and the over-development that has scarred most of Florida. This unique character has attracted a community of folks who value living where nature and the environment are given high regard. This is what attracted our family to the island. I believe that Sanibel’s unique character and […]

Romantic Beach Dream Home – Just Listed!

Nestled along a hidden, sandy lane, this enchanting home offers a getaway from a hectic world. Read what our photographer wrote: “This has got to be the most beautiful home I have photographed on Sanibel to date, including some I have done for builders in the $3 million range.  I even picked up a few […]

Bowman’s Beach Sanibel Island

This weekend we took our family to Bowman’s Beach on the West end of Sanibel. This protected Sanibel beach has no development in sight, providing remote and natural landscape views. With only native vegetation, white sand and the Gulf of Mexico, you get a feel for ‘big sky’ as the low horizon expands in all […]

Sanibel Island Map Search Surprise

I was using the map search to do some research for a client and noticed a blemish on the map (click on the image to see it full sized). At first I didn’t take much notice, but as I kept scrolling over the area I became curious. So I zoomed in to reveal…..     […]

See Sanibel and Captiva Market Trends – Our New Service!

We are excited to debut our new market report for all our clients. Our Sanibel Market Trends Report and Captiva Market Trends Reports summarize over 10 years of transactions and presents the information in easy-to-read charts. If you receive our newsletter, click on the Market chart in the newsletterto see the full report.  If not, […]