Real Estate News

All About Sanibel and Captiva Real Estate

What’s Sold on Island so far in 2019?

Home sales are down nationwide. See how this effected the local real estate market, and what’s sold so far this year.

What Makes a Great Vacation Rental Property on Sanibel?

Want to become a Vacation Landlord? Here are three typical Sanibel investor situations I see most often, and some tips on what makes a good vacation rental home on island.

Sanibel Ranks in 11 “Best Of” Categories in 2018

Sanibel Island was ranked #3 as the Best Florida Beach by the U.S. News World Report… plus, Sanibel ranks in 10 other “best of” categories for 2018.

Top Selling Sanibel Communities of 2018

What are the “Hottest” communities on island? Here’s a look at the top single-family and condo communities that saw the largest number of home sales in 2018.

Termite Tenting – It’s Not Condemned

You’ve seen the tents while driving around. Termites are a common problem in the warm, humid climate of Southwest Florida. Here’s the lowdown on termite types, treatments and prevention methods.

Not Your Average Vacay Home – For Sale!

Remember that article we wrote 3 years ago about the unique Walker Guest House on Sanibel? It’s for sale for the first time ever!

Top 5 Features of Newly Constructed Sanibel Homes

I recently had the pleasure of listing two fairly new construction Sanibel homes that went under contract in a matter of days. What made these properties SO DESIRABLE?

How To Get the Best “Deal” on Sanibel

“How do I get the best deal on a Sanibel home?” – I get this question all the time from potential homebuyers looking on island for their next investment home, vacation home, or even retirement home.

Island Home Sales Up 10% in 2018

The number of homes sold on Sanibel and Captiva increased by 10% from 2017 to 2018! The dollar volume of sales also increased this year. Here’s a quick year-end snapshot of the real estate market on Sanibel and Captiva Islands.

Did You File For Your Homestead Exemption?

As the new year approaches, now is a good time to remind you to file for your Florida Homestead Exemption.