Archives for April 2012

Sanibel Market Stats: March 2012 YTD

The Sanibel real estate market showed continued improvement in March. Buyers are active and we are seeing many more transactions than the previous few years. Significantly, when comparing the year-to-date period ending in March to 2011, the average sales price is up 17%, from $681k to $800k. The total number of transactions is up 20%, […]

Avoid Condo Catastrophe

Sanibel will never have highrise condos. Why does this matter? Consider the story of my buddy Rob. He grabbed a great deal on an older condo on Miami Beach early in the boom. Luxury condos were built on either side and were selling for big bucks. Rob was happy that he got in first. Surely, […]

But It’s a Dry Heat…

I took our son Andrew with me to a conference in Phoenix, then stayed for week south of Tucson visiting Grandparents and enjoying the mountains of the Sonoran Desert. It was a great week with horses, ATVs, gold mines, jeep rides, mountain trails, and hidden caves. The stark arid climate of Arizona contrasts with the […]