Archive for the ‘Captiva Real Estate’ Category

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Sanibel SMASH!

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

The biggest recorded sale in Sanibel Island history just happened at 3421 West Gulf Drive for $6.837  million. That tops every single-family home ever for sale on Sanibel. This home is very unique, built in 2007 by the Wolter Group and checks in at 5534 sq. ft. Of course it is right on the Gulf […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Average Hurricane Season Expected

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

The Colorado State University hurricane researchers are predicting a near -average season as we begin 2016 season on June 1. They are predicting 12 named storms- of those they predict five to become hurricanes and 2 to reach major hurricane strength with sustained winds of 111 mph or greater. They will issue updates on June […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Oops, sales down.

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

The number of sales reported in the Sanibel MLS is down 28% from this time last year. We feel this is partly due to record low inventory (down 25%!) from the last two year average. There has been  a slight increase in median prices, so the market is seemingly back to normal. If the Sanibel […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Redesigned remax.com

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

The bold new remax.com has been completely redesigned, refreshed and re-engineered to create a user experience home owners and buyers will love. Visitors to the site will find streamlined navigation, robust search functionality and a mobile-responsive experience. The increased engagement by consumers will result in more leads generated for agents over time. “All of the enhancements to the site […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Downtown!

Friday, April 15th, 2016

Wow, this is new: Sanibel will have a new downtown hub with construction beginning in 2017. The new hub will include a performance hall, theater and learning center. The City of Sanibel government has donated 25 acres of land located near the Sanibel Public Library. Pretty exciting stuff! Sanibel real estate sales continue to hum […]

Sanibel Real Estate: Beer in the Bushes

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

We will take our beer anywhere we can get it-and the bushes sounds just fine, especially when the venue is SCCF’s Nature Center while not only enjoying fine craft beer but also live music, dancing & food truck offerings. It is happening this Saturday, April 9 from 6-10. It is a rain or shine event […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Traffic Cam

Friday, April 1st, 2016

New to Sanibel- update on traffic conditions via traffic cam. Go to wwwmysanibel.com to check it out anytime. If those traffic conditions are all clear, stick around to check out Sanibel real estate. Get a preview of those listings at www.chuckandrews.com or give us a call about Sanibel real estate anytime.

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: New Rules

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

No, not Bill Maher talking, but Closing Corp talking about a survey on the new TRID rules. A survey of people who bought two homes – one before new truth-in-lending disclosure rules went into effect in October 2015 and one after – found that the lending process is easier to understand, but it’s tougher to […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Florida January Sales Strong

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

From the Florida Association of Realtors: Florida’s housing market saw rising median prices, fewer all-cash closed sales and a tight inventory of for-sale homes in January, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 16,529 last month, up 2.7 percent over the January 2015 figure. “Florida’s […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Real Estate USA Stats

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

This month’s (JANUARY) national housing report says January home sales were 6.3% higher than one year ago. Also, in the 52 metro area surveyed in January, the median price in was $ 200,714. On a a year-over-year basis, the median sales price has now risen for 48 consecutive months. A low inventory supply continues to […]