So you want to buy a house on Sanibel. Well, Sanibel can accommodate you. The island real estate market is diverse and can meet the needs of most. There are single-family houses that range in size from 1500 to 21,000 square feet with a list price from $440,000 to $8.5 million. But, as they say, the truth is in the details.
House Hunting on Sanibel
- For a house on the open water – the gulf, the bay or a large bayou with gulf access – the price will average $3.7 million for about 7,000 square feet. The price range is $699,000 to $8.5 million for 2,000 to 21,000 square feet.
- A house on a canal, a lake or Roosevelt Channel will average $1.3 million for 5,000 square feet. The range is $580,000 to $4.2 million for 1,400 to 4,400 square feet.
- A house that’s away from the water, but within an easy distance to the water – the near beach and inland homes – will average $1.1 million for about 3,800 square feet. The range is $440,000 to $3.5 million for 1,500 to 12,500 square feet.
Sanibel Real Estate Market
That is a real estate market that is diverse enough to meet the needs of most buyers. It’s not hard to understand this market and locate the house that’s good for you. All you need is an expert to help you navigate this wonderful island market – and David Schuldenfrei is such an expert. He has been in the business of island real estate for over 30 years – longer than most anyone else. He has the background and skill to help you translate your needs into a comfortable house buying experience. And he also has the credentials – the highest professional designations – CRS, GRI and SCIS as well as the confidence of his colleagues and customers. His colleagues have voted him president of the real estate association 3 times and his customers have named him Realtor of the Year 4 times. This is a man who knows his business and cares for his customers. Pick up the phone and call him. See what a difference a Dave can make!