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Should You Use Sanibel Vacation Rental Companies?

On Sanibel and Captiva, a number of folks are buying now and renting their property until becoming full-time residence upon retirement.

Extra Costs of Buying

To help you prepare for your big move, we’ve prepared a list of common extra costs that come with buying a home in Southwest Florida.

How To Pass Your Home Inspection

There are a number of things that inspectors look for in your home, but here are 5 of the most common problem areas found.

Choosing A Real Estate Agent

Selecting a real estate agent is not a “one size fits all” business. It’s important to ask detailed questions and do the appropriate research before making your decision.

9 Valuable Home Selling Tips

9 Valuable Home Selling Tips You Should Know to Get Your Home Sold FAST and for TOP DOLLAR! Here’s 9 tips on protecting and capitalizing on your most important investment – Your Home! Reduce stress, be in control of your home sale and make the most profit possible. Understand The Reasons Why You Are Selling Your Home, […]

McCallion & McCallion Featured on Out And About SW Florida

In February, Susan was featured on ABC 7’s Out and About SW Florida segment. She enjoyed chatting with host Jessica Tyus about one of our previous listing in the Sanibel Bayous subdivision. The Bayous is located at the “West End” of Sanibel, which is near the J.N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge. This area is engulfed with lush […]

Home Staging – To Stage or Not To Stage

You’ve heard people talk about it, but is home staging really worth the time and money? YES.  Why Stage Your Home? Increased Price The average staging investment is 1%-3% of a home’s asking price. That investment can generate a return of 8%-10% {National Realtors Association (NAR)}. Selling Speed Staged homes sold 77% faster than non-staged homes […]

See Susan Featured on ABC 7

I just had the opportunity to feature our Wedgewood Condo for sale on the local ABC7 TV station airing on Sunday, September 21 at 11:30am. It is only 2 minutes, but I was really nervous right before the camera started rolling. I hope it doesn’t show too much. This is an example of some of […]

Vacation Rental Owners Make More Money

Great News! A recent Vacation Rental Report reveals that vacation homeowners are making more money on their properties.

Sanibel is a “Happiest” Town says Coastal Living [Video]

Coastal Living Magazine’s readers voted Sanibel as one of the top 5 “Happiest Seaside Towns” in the United States. I’m not sure what the criteria for “Happiest” is, but as a year-round Sanibel resident, I sure am happy. Click the triangle below to watch a segment from the Today Show discussing these happy towns. Click […]