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How Do You Decide What Type of Sanibel or Captiva Island Home to Buy?

Captiva and Sanibel Island real estate is becoming more and more popular these days. Whether you’re looking to purchase a home for yourself or buy a house to turn into an investment property, you might be a little lost when it comes to actually decide on your home. There are tons of different types of homes to choose from, and... Read More »


Schuldenfrei Report Q2 2021

The second-quarter numbers are in and they are hot with record sales volume for 2021! The COVID 19 virus has really influenced our real estate market with record sales volume. Like most of the rest of the country, the Sanibel/Captiva real estate markets are red hot. The Schuldenfrei Report – Quarter Two Table Of Contents Market Update Photgraphy Contest Symphony’s... Read More »


Why Sanibel and Captiva Island is the Best Place to Retire

Is retirement on the horizon? Congrats! After working hard for decades, it’s finally time to relax and take back your valuable time. Now, where are you going to spend your retirement? How about on the beautiful shorelines of Sanibel Island, which was recently named the #1 place to retire by travel blogger Arthur Frommer?  Retiring to Sanibel Island has never... Read More »


Schuldenfrei Report Q1 2021

The first quarter numbers are in and they are hot with record sales volume! Like most of the country the Sanibel and Captiva market in on fire. Our inventory is the lowest it has ever been. This is a fabulous time to be a seller of the Sanibel and Captiva Islands Real Estate! The Schuldenfrei Report – Quarter One Table... Read More »


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Which Sanibel or Captiva Island Condo is Right for Your Second Home?

Are you thinking about purchasing a second home? Congrats! Buying a second home can be an exciting prospect. Before you can choose a property, you’ve got to pick a destination! Sanibel and Captiva Islands are both incredible destinations for a second home, and we’re proud to offer tons of luxurious Sanibel real estate for you to choose from. So, which... Read More »


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Visit These Sanibel Island Parks On Your Next Trip

Sanibel Island parks provide some simple yet treasured family fun. They are ideal for some Florida birdwatching, and you’ll find all sorts of people, from relaxation-lovers to professional bicyclists.  There is so much to see all around Sanibel Island real estate. We cover all the top parks on Sanibel Island, from the acclaimed tourist-heavy spots to the quieter and often-missed parks... Read More »


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Where to Find A Sweet Treat On Sanibel Island

Who doesn’t like a sweet pastry or a cup of ice cream? Indeed, dessert is the ultimate of all the Sanibel Island kid-friendly activities. While true, a sweet dessert is great for kids, the big secret in life is that dessert is amazing for all ages. There’s nothing a tasty sweet can’t make better for some added romance or a... Read More »


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Schuldenfrei Report Q4 2020

The 4th quarter of 2020 Real Estate sales numbers are in! The COVID-19 virus has really helped our Real Estate market with record sales volume. Like most of the rest of the country the Sanibel and Captiva Island Real Estate Market is red hot! We have the lowest inventory of sales listings going into high season ever! This will certainly... Read More »


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Everything You Need to Know About the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum

Behind every shell is a story. A story of a creature traveled. A story of a shell formed. A story to connect us to the natural world. This is the ethos behind the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, one of the most exceptional Sanibel Island museums for you to visit on your vacation. About the Shell Museum According to the official... Read More »


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Top 3 Kid-Friendly Activities in Sanibel Island

You don’t have to look far to find all sorts of exciting kid-friendly activities in Sanibel Island. From animal exhibits to shell museums, ice cream shops to the beach, we cover our three must-see activities for kids this season. Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife We have seen a renewed focus on nature, especially wildlife, in the last few years.... Read More »