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Southwest Florida Leads Real Estate Turn-Around

South Florida was one of the first “bursts” in our nation’s real estate bubble. It appeared to be one of the first markets to hit bottom. Now South Florida seems to be leading in the recovery according to the latest report from Realtor.com. Realtor.com’s Top 10 Turnaround Town Report, based on third quarter 2011 data, […]

Sunset Captiva: Captiva’s Most Affordable Homes

Real Estate on Captiva Island is both sought after and limited in quantity. Predictably, single family homes on this resort island are expensive. The homes in the Sunset Captiva development are some of Captiva’s most affordable homes. Sunset Captiva is a development of 59 closely spaced, single family homes that share amenities including a pool, […]

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, […]

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.

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.

Just Listed: Giant Island Treehouse!

9454 Cotten Court, Sanibel Island, Florida Here’s your chance to own a unique Sanibel Island property. This large, post and beam constructed house is hidden at the end of a forested cul-de-sac and alongside a small lake. It’s located in the family-friendly Gumbo Limbo neighborhood reasonably close to the causeway. The huge lot is beautifully […]

Video: Sanibel Island Foreclosure – 927 Limpet Drive

Here is an opportunity to grab a great deal on a rare Sanibel Island Foreclosure. This Bank-owned property is perfect for boaters as it is on a desirable deep water canal with no bridges access to San Carlos Bay. 927 Limpet Drive Beds/Baths: 3/3 Living Sqft: 2345 Sanibel Real Estate Tour Sanibel Neighborhood Driving Tour: […]

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.

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 […]