3 Ways To Feel Good On Sanibel Island

Get A Compliment From A Stranger This is a feel-good sort of activity that was launched last spring and seems to have caught fire. It’s supposed to be sweeping the country according to reports. It involves painted rocks – a line image painted on one side of the rock and un uplifting message on the other side. They are placed... Read More »


Captiva In The News

Captiva was recently mentioned in a great article about traveling to Florida. Instead of fighting the crowds in larger beach destinations, choose a low-key, laid-back island with friendly neighbors, family-friendly lifestyle and plenty of homes and condos for rent or sale. There is a reason why Sanibel Island and Captiva are always making the “Best of Lists” in travel news.... Read More »


Interest Rates 8.18.17

Looking for Sanibel Island real estate, but want to know more information about mortgage loans? Click below for a document containing the interest rates for several local banks. Get Interest Rates Read More »


2017 Spring Newsletter

Sanibel Island real estate is only getting better! Read about the latest Sanibel Island news on our real estate market newsletter! Read More »


Transportation Help – Another great reason to live on Sanibel!

FISH (Friends In Service Here) of Sanibel is a service resource that provides help for those who need it. They provide over 40 different free services by volunteers who make themselves available to help their neighbors. Transportation is one of those services. If you need to do some banking, grocery shopping, or get your hair cut, FISH can help. They... Read More »


Public Service Award to Mayor Ruane

The 32nd annual conference of the Everglades Coalition chose Sanibel’s Mayor Ruane to receive their James D. Webb public Service Award. His active support for the conservation and restoration of the Everglades has resulted in an elevated role for Florida cities moving forward with new energy and new partners. This is an important issue for the state since both its... Read More »


SCCF MARINE LAB CONSTRUCTION

The $1.6 million dollar SCCF marine laboratory’s construction is well underway. The first week of June should see the first level floor being installed and framing should start around July 4th. The anticipated completion date is December. The new building includes an outdoor experimentation area with tanks and running sea water which will allow staff to conduct on site research. Read More »


Events for Gardeners

Most cities have a Parks and Recreation Department to maintain public recreation areas. Sanibel, in keeping with its culture, has a Department of Natural Resources within which is the Vegetation Committee. The committee can be a big helpmate to you in the proper planting and care of native vegetation. They will help you learn about the plants – which ones... Read More »


Great Library Programs

The Sanibel Library is a treasure that has consistently been recognized by professional organizations as a significant contributor to the community. It is loaded with books, periodicals, videos, tapes and displays by various island organizations. There are e-books and e-magazines that can be downloaded from their e-shelf to your iPad or iPhone. It has wonderful programs for children, both readers... Read More »


2017 Winter Newsletter

The real estate market is looking better than ever before. Find out why in the Winter edition of the Schuldenfrei Report. Read More »