Hello from Sanibel & Captiva Islands. It has been almost 2 weeks since Hurricane Ian (The BIG ONE) roared through our Islands and left us battered and bruised BUT NOT OUT.  We will rebuild better and stronger than ever. The recovery effort is moving forward at lightning speed.  The Sanibel causeway has been temporarily repaired enough for emergency equipment and... Read More »

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Check Out the Best Mexican Food Near Sanibel and Captiva Islands!

Perhaps you’ve had your fair share of stays in Sanibel Island rentals, and now you want to make a more permanent residence in the area. If so, you probably want Sanibel Island real estate that’s close to the best area attractions, including beaches, parks, shops, and restaurants. Speaking of restaurants, Sanibel and Captiva Islands have plenty of options to choose from,... Read More »

Group of friends on a boat tour on Sanibel and Captiva Island

Sanibel and Captiva Islands Are a Boating Paradise!

If you’ve been searching for Sanibel Island real estate, there’s a good chance you’re planning to settle down in the area or start a rental property. Either way, you’re likely to be spending a reasonable amount of time enjoying the sun and sand of Sanibel and Captiva Islands!  There are many incredible activities here, from dining and shopping to nature... Read More »

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A Few Tips for a Budget-Friendly Sanibel and Captiva Island Vacation!

You may be considering a trip to Sanibel Island for many reasons. Perhaps you’ve got a special occasion you’d like to celebrate on the beach. Maybe you want to spend some extra time with your loved ones. Or perhaps you need to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Whatever the case, you don’t have to let your budget... Read More »

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Your Guide to the Best Yoga Near Sanibel and Captiva Islands

Yoga is quickly becoming one of the most common ways to stay active, and for a good reason. This activity is accessible to people of all ages and skill levels, and it’s an excellent way to help your mind, body, and soul stay connected. Even if you don’t do yoga for the fitness benefits, it can be a fun way... Read More »

a group of friends at sanibel island brewery, having beers

Check Out the Best Breweries Near Sanibel and Captiva Island

Many people looking at Sanibel Island real estate want some ideas about what to do in the area. Of course, many choose to spend their days enjoying the local Sanibel and Captiva Island beaches, finding new favorite restaurants, or exploring the local shops and museums. But when you’re ready to wind down at the end of a long day or... Read More »

Schuldenfrei Report Q1 2022

Although COVID 19 continues to influence our real estate market, our critically low inventory is a bigger issue. We started 2022 with the lowest listing inventory ever! The Schuldenfrei Report – Quarter 1 Table Of Contents Market Update Osprey Organization Launches New Site SCCF Marine Lab Phytoplankton Project Windmill Garden With Native Plantings Kiwanis Diner’s Coupon Books Are Back Bikes... Read More »

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Visit the Edison and Ford Winter Estates on Your Next Vacation!

If you’re considering purchasing Sanibel real estate, whether a home for yourself or an investment property for tenants, it’s good to research things to see and do in the area. You can either enjoy these attractions for yourself or recommend them to your guests! While there are incredible things to do and see in this area, the Edison and Ford... Read More »

exterior of a sanibel island home for sale

Here is Why You Should Buy a Second Home on Sanibel Island!

Buying a home can be a huge decision no matter where you live. Buying a second home, though, is a whole new ball game. There is still much to be considered before you take on the purchase, but with the help of an experienced real estate agent, you can move forward in the buying process with confidence. If you’re considering... Read More »

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What are the Best Sanibel and Captiva Island Golf Courses?

Are you looking into Sanibel Island real estate? Then you’re going to want to know about the best things to do in the area. Sanibel Island truly offers something for everyone, from the beautiful beaches and incredible Sanibel dining to the fascinating history and world-class shopping. However, one of the main attractions in this area is the opportunity for golf. ... Read More »