Archive for August, 2011

Get Active and Run an Annual 5K on Sanibel Island!

Mark you calendars. October 15 is the date for this year’s race to promote and support FISH (Friends In Service Here).  The event starts at the Sanibel Community House and winds around the island.  This is the main fundraising event for this great program that helps local island families in need. Read More »

Check Out the Newest Available Property on Sanibel Island

 This direct Gulf front unit at Pelicans Roost has just been reduced to $590,000.  It is a short sale, but the bank has indicated that they will look at any reasonable offer.  The unit is 2 bed/2 bath with on-site rentals and management.  Bring us an offer.  Someone is going to get a great deal! Read More »

Sea Turtle Nesting on Sanibel and Captiva Islands

We are in the middle of nesting season which runs from May until October and numbers are way up over last year.  According to SCCF, there have been 274 nests on Sanibel with 98 hatches so far this year, compared to 156 nests last year with 52 hatches for the same timeframe.  The numbers are up on Captiva as well with 76 nests and... Read More »

Gorgeous Night-Blooming Cacti on Sanibel Island, FL

  Have been waiting 5 years for this cactus to bloom and it finally produced one gorgeous blossom.  Unfortunately, it only lasts one night then closes and dies off after dawn.  Hope we don’t have to wait another 5 years for the next one! Read More »

Check Out Sanibel Island’s Newest Real Estate Listing

  I have a new listing at Island Beach Club.  It’s a 2 bedroom/2 bath unit with great Gulf views.  This picture doesn’t do it justice!  Call me today for all the details. Read More »

Learn More About Florida’s Sales Tax Holiday

This weekend is the annual sales tax holiday, August 12-14.  It’s supposed to help defray the costs of new clothes and supplies for school kids, but this year Lee County started back to school early…today in fact.  Most clothing items under $75 and school supplies under $15 are exempt from the sales tax so do your shopping this coming weekend. Read More »

Check Out This Summer 2011 Newsletter From Sanibel Island

The newest edition of the Schuldenfrei Report is now available. Check out all the local news and real estate information on our Newsletters page. Read More »

July Real Estate Stats for Sanibel

Number of sales were down compared to June of this year, but numbers are up over July of last year.  There were 11 closed house sales in July 2011 with 29 more pending or contingent.  For condos, there were 14 closed sales for the month and 11 pending or contingent.  There was only one closed lot sale last month with two more... Read More »