Archive for December, 2012

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

We had a warm and sunny Christmas here on the islands.  Both the snowbirds and tourists are here this week enjoying our weather as the storms continue up north.  Periwinkle has been bumper to bumper with traffic today.  Things should slow down at bit next week before picking up again in mid February.  Come on down and buy your own... Read More »

Sanibel & Captiva Real Estate Sales Stats

There have been 171 closed homes sales  so far  with 20 more under contract, compared to 179 all of last year.  The average sales price is up slightly from 2011…a good sign for our market. For condo sales we are at 145 closed so far this year (9 others under  contract) which has surpassed the 142 sold last year. Lot sales... Read More »

Sanibel Enters Guinness Book of World Records

Last spring almost 500 registered participants and (300 plus unregistered) gathered at Bowman’s Beach to break the world record for “largest treasure hunt game.” Everyone joined together to do the “Sanibel Stoop” to hunt for sea shells.  The record hunt has now been certified and entered into the record books.  Congratulations to all who participated! Read More »

Sanibel and Captiva Luminary Nights

This coming Friday is our annual Luminary night on Sanibel.  All the local businesses will be decked out with holiday lights and most will be open and offering food and beverages.  It’s a festive and fun night and a great way to support our local economy.  The service organizations coordinate the luminary lights and there is a trolley that goes up and... Read More »