Be a Sanibel Vacation Landlord
Are you considering buying a vacation rental property on Sanibel Island? Home values and interest rates are allowing people to buy their ideal vacation home or future retirement home now. To help make it financially feasible, many people are renting out their property while they are not staying in it. Other's are buying property simply for investment income.
Here are some points to consider about renting properties on Sanibel Island, one of the premier oceanfront communities in Florida.
Island Rental Restrictions
- Sanibel allows weekly rentals of condos, but some associations limit this to monthly or restrict the number of times per year that you can rent your condos. A handful of condos are grandfathered into allowing daily rentals.
- Sanibel single-family homes are restricted to monthly rentals.
- Captiva doesn’t have these rental restrictions.
Owning a vacation rental home on Sanibel and Captiva Island can be a lot of work! Whether, you manage the property yourself, use a full-service vacation rental company or a combination of both, here are a few resources we think you'll find useful.
Sanibel Island condos that allow for 1 week or less rentals generally provide the best cash flow. Click here to view all Sanibel Condos for sale that allow weekly (or less) rentals.
Resources for Vacation Home Owners
You’ll want to interview a few local vacation rental management companies before signing a contract. Here’s what to ask.Read More
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.Read More
Whether you manage your Sanibel Vacation Rental Home yourself, or a company handles it for you, here are 10 resources you’ll find useful.Read More
I’d be happy to share more about rental income and our market here on Sanibel and Captiva. Also, I can send you listings in the most popular vacation condo complexes - just send me an email or give me a call (contact me).