Real Estate Inventory Update on Sanibel Island

Real Estate Inventory Update on Sanibel Island

One of the “side” benefits of being a Sanibel Realtor is that you get the opportunity to form long lasting friendships with some of your competitors. Sadly for many of us, John Naumann, an iconic Realtor and Real Estate developer suddenly passed away in early July. We...
Mid-July Real Estate Recap for Sanibel Island

Mid-July Real Estate Recap for Sanibel Island

On Sanibel…on a daily basis my husband John and I get into our car to see new Sanibel Listings, giving us the benefit to view the surrounding neighborhood and the general outside condition of the property. Recently we saw four new properties, allowing us to be...
Sanibel is Back!

Sanibel is Back!

Sanibel is back in business! Short-term rental resorts are fully booked. The Fourth of July parade and fireworks were very successful. Pending real estate sales are down due partially to a seasonal adjustment and a combined shortage of actual homes and condos...
Sanibel Condo Resale Market Remains Strong

Sanibel Condo Resale Market Remains Strong

On a weekly basis, we report condo and home closings through our MLS system on Sanibel. It is also our practice to inform you on the existing inventory of homes and condos available for sale in our MLS system. In my view, it is important to compare this data to...
Updating Sanibel’s Real Estate Market

Updating Sanibel’s Real Estate Market

My goal on a weekly basis is to report the real estate closings and to give it some context — a comparison to closings that occurred during the prior 12-month time period. For example, 35 homes on Sanibel closed last year going back 30 days compared to 22 homes...
Sanibel Island’s Small-Town Charm

Sanibel Island’s Small-Town Charm

Sanibel…..In addition to its World famous beaches, we enjoy the benefits of a small town atmosphere. A good example is Richard Curry’s Sanibel Cafe Restaurant. Good food, good service and friendly. Last week Richard was training his very charming 10 year old grandson...
Sanibel Home Inventory Increases

Sanibel Home Inventory Increases

Are we starting to see signs of change in the real estate market? In my view yes. Inventory of existing homes and condos for sale reached a low of 24 Units in late March this year. Currently it has increased to 46 Units. We are hearing fewer stories about multiple...