Archives for October 2011

Video: Condo Renovation Maximizes Rental Income

This condo is designed by folks that get it. It looks great and it generated $57,000 in 2010 (as per the owners). This unit is tastefully ‘beachy’, with a cottage feel that isn’t overly cliche. Similar condos are for sale.  Contact me if you would like more information. What this condo does right: People are traveling […]

Insuring your Sanibel Island Home May Be Easier Than You Think!

In fact, Sanibel and Captiva Island homes have options most mainland homes do not. Due to these options, island homes are often easier and less expensive to insure than many mainland homes! Typical homeowner policies cover the building and personal property for a wide range of perils, including wind and hurricane. However, Florida barrier islands, […]

Wow! That’s a Catch

Check out this video of fishing along the Sanibel Causeway Bridge. These guys catch a Goliath Grouper they estimate to be around 300lbs. These incredible fish can grow to 800lbs! Now a protected species, these fish can be found in the waters off Sanibel and Captiva.

What Rental Income Can You Expect on Sanibel?

Vacation properties on Sanibel and Captiva won’t generate massive cash flow, but can however, cover the costs of owning your slice of paradise.

Cool Video: Sanibel Rays

I often see Cownose Rays gliding in formation along the shore with their wing-tips lifting out of the water. Sometimes one will jump into the air and hit the water with a loud slap. These rays do have stingers, but they are not at all aggressive. As a kid, my friends and I chased and […]

8 Tips to Maximize Your Vacation Rental Income

Buying a vacation home on Sanibel Island is a significant investment. That’s why it’s important to maximize your vacation rental income.