Sanibel Real Estate Blog: 2019 Stats in

February 12th, 2020

The year-end numbers for 2019 in Lee County real estate have been tabulated and the results are good. More single family and condo home sales, with single family up 3.4% and condos up 4.1%. The median price of a single family  home rose to $258,615 and that’s a 3% increase over last year’s $251,000. Condo median price remained the same at $192,000.

If you are on the hunt for Sanibel real estate or info on Lee County real estate, give us a call at 239-849-3396 or check out our website for area listings at www.chuckandrews.com

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: December was Hot!

January 25th, 2020

Real estate sales in Lee County in December were fantastic. 1223 single family closed sales compared to 901 in 2018-that’s a 37% increase. Condos were up 50% with 613 in 2019 and 407 in 2018.

We can help with Sanibel real estate and all of Lee County real estate- just give one of us a call or check out our listings at www.chuckandrews.com.

 

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Celebrate 75 Years of Ding Darling!

January 10th, 2020

This Saturday, Jan. 11- 25% off all cruises and kayak tours as a part of the yearlong celebration of “Ding” Darling Wildlife Refuge 75th birthday! The Tarpon Bay Explorers  are located at 900 Tarpon Bay Road and will be waiting for you on Saturday.

If your trip the sanctuary island brings thoughts of owning Sanibel real estate, give Chuck Andrews a call at 239-849-3396.

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Closed Sales UP again!

December 23rd, 2019

Another increase in sales for year over year! November showed a 6.6% increase in sales in single family homes and a 4.9% increase in condo sales. That’s up from November 2018.

Median sales prices are up too: single family up 5.0% and condos up 4.3% from last November.

We wish you the happiest of holidays and fantastic 2020! If you find yourself looking for info on Sanibel real estate, check out our website at www.chuckandrews.com or give us a call anytime at 239-849-3396.

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: October Closed Sales Were UP!

November 25th, 2019

The stats on October are in and it looks like we were up in both condo and homes sales. Condo sales were up by 17.4% and home sales were up 10.4%. Median sales price dipped 5% from last year at this time but should recover as we head into the Florida selling season.

If we can answer any questions about Sanibel real estate or Southwest Florida real estate, give us a call. Check out our real estate listings at www.chuckandrews.com

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: WOW, September!

October 22nd, 2019

IT did not seem any busier but September in Lee County real estate sales proved to be pretty good! More single family home sales by 14% ( 1058 this year compared to 922 last year). Median price was up for single family too at $ 252,250 compared to $245,000 last year. Condos were exactly the same at 445 closed sales. Median price a bit down on condos though at $188,ooo compared to $192,000 last year.

Could be time to start looking for that Sanibel real estate. Check out our website for listings or give Chuck a call anytime at 239-849-3396.

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Fort Myers Makes the List!

October 14th, 2019

U.S. News  & World report just released its 2020 BEST places to retire and Ft. Myers is Number 1! The say it’s due to increases in desirability, health care quality, job market strength and happiness. So come on down and let us help you work out the maze of area real estate.

If Sanibel real estate is your thing, give Chuck Andrews a call at 239-849-3396 or check out Sanibel real estate listings at www.chuckandrews.com. If you are looking for Fort Myers real estate, give Kimberley Andrews a call at 239-935-9235.

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Coastal Clean-Up!

October 7th, 2019

The SCCF staged a beach clean-up on September 21 and volunteers cleaned the beaches from Captiva to the shoreline leading to the Sanibel Causeway. The cleanup effort cleared about 475 pounds of beach debris. Cigarette butts, balloons, construction materials, even a tire and a chair would collected.

The local effort is a part of the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup where 10.5 million volunteers cleaned 350,000 miles of shoreline, collecting 192 million pounds of trash!

So come visit the clean beaches of Sanibel and if your thoughts turn to Sanibel real estate, give us a call or check out our website at www.chuckandrews.com for all of the area listings!

Ding Days Ahead on Sanibel Island!

September 12th, 2019

Mark your calendar for the 75th anniversary of J.N. “Ding” Darling Day  National Wildlife Refuge for Sunday October 20th.

Lots of fun activities including: hourly biking, hiking and birding tours,  a Spanish speaking guide, free stand-up paddleboard clinics, a touch tank acitivity, wildlife origami, chalk drawing, canvas painiting and an Iphone photography walk.

Don’t miss the fun and if your visit to Sanibel brings thoughts of Sanibel real estate, give Chuck Andrews a call to learn about area real estate.

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: APRIL STATS WERE OK

June 24th, 2019

We still seem to be hanging in there with Southwest Florida real estate sales. Closed sales were about 8% from last April in both home and condo sales. Median price point was up in both categories too, with condos up 7/8% at $206,500 for a median number and single family is up 1.6% to $265,000.

If it’s time for you to start checking out Sanibel real estate, give us a call at 239-849-3396 or check out our website for listings allover Southwest Florida at www.chuckandrews.com.