Category Archives: Island Happenings

Schuldenfrei Report Q4 2021

We continue to break records in the final quarter of 2021, this time at the airport! The airport saw a record in traffic this quarter, and the housing market continues to be the hottest it’s ever been. With high demand and low supply, this is a seller’s market! The Schuldenfrei Report – Quarter 4 Table Of Contents Market Update Local... Read More »


Schuldenfrei Report Q3 2021

2021 was a record breaking year, in nearly every respect! The island has been packed with tourists and buyers, and the hot housing market is proof of it. This is a wonderful time to sell on Sanibel and Captiva Island. Demand is high, and supply is low! The Schuldenfrei Report – Quarter 3 Table Of Contents Market Update Tolls To... 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 »


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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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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 »


4 Upcoming Holiday Events Near Sanibel

Envisioning pristine, secluded beaches and rich, natural ecosystems to explore? Look no further than Sanibel Island and its little sister, Captiva Island. This natural paradise boasts a beautiful coastline that attracts windsurfers and sailors. Some of the world’s largest seashells have also been found on the beaches of Sanibel Island. Combing these beautiful shores, you might be lucky enough to... Read More »


5 Fun Races Near Sanibel and Captiva

The locals of Sanibel and Captiva Islands often get together for some sports. Whether you’re into yoga, racing and running, or pickleball, the island has something for you. From school runs for ages 5-12 to epic and athletic events for adults, there’s a whole lot of fun to be had in the area if you love to race. The races... Read More »


For such a seemingly quaint and small island paradise, Sanibel Island has an absolutely captivating history.

More Sanibel Island History

For such a seemingly quaint and small island paradise, Sanibel Island has an absolutely captivating history. Since its natural creation as a rising sediment bed about 6,000 years ago, to its establishment as a major bastion for pirates, nothing about Sanibel Island’s history is normal. When the Spanish “discovered” Sanibel around 1513, it was already populated by the Calusa Indians.... Read More »


Getting Involved On Sanibel

Living on Sanibel is more than just owning property and enjoying the many island pleasures. It is a quiet, caring bustling residential community that has a point-of-view –  one that has thoughtfully managed the development of the island and preserved its natural beauty with a commitment that is widely admired. Sanibel is a frame of mind – an idea that... Read More »


Sanibel Island History

Sanibel Island –  Born of a Revolution Sanibel got its beginnings about 6,000 years ago as a spit of sand in the Gulf of Mexico. It grew with sand deposits from the Caloosahatchee River and ultimately became an island of 15 to 20 miles. It was discovered by Ponce de Leon of Spain in 1513. After several hundred years of... Read More »