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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 […]

See Sanibel and Captiva Market Trends – Our New Service!

We are excited to debut our new market report for all our clients. Our Sanibel Market Trends Report and Captiva Market Trends Reports summarize over 10 years of transactions and presents the information in easy-to-read charts. If you receive our newsletter, click on the Market chart in the newsletterto see the full report.  If not, […]

Sanibel School 3rd Grade Tops State Rankings…

KUDOS to Sanibel School 3rd graders for placing #1 in Lee County for FCAT Reading and Math scores!  These scores place our school’s 3rd grade in the top 1% of schools in the state on FCAT Reading and in the top 2% on FCAT Math.  Way to go!!

Captiva Market Analysis – Snapshot 2010

How was the Captiva market this past year? Not so great, overall the number of transactions that closed decreased from 2009 to 2010. It’s encouraging to see that median sell prices went up. 2010 Captiva Snapshot – key market indicators CAPTIVA 2009 2010 % change Sold Homes 16 10 -38% Average Sell Price $2,573,016 $2,258,250 […]

Sanibel Market Analysis Snapshot 2010

How BAD was 2010 for Sanibel real estate??? Well, in technical terms, it Stunk – but not as badly as 2009. The good news is that 2011 is looking much better (more on 2011 later). 2010 Sanibel Snapshot – key market indicators SANIBEL 2009 2010 % change Sold Homes 144 124 -14% Average Sell Price […]