Archive for the ‘Market News’ Category

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: 2019 Stats in

Wednesday, 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 […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: December was Hot!

Saturday, 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 […]

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

Friday, 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 […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Closed Sales UP again!

Monday, 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 […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: October Closed Sales Were UP!

Monday, 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 […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: WOW, September!

Tuesday, 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 […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: Fort Myers Makes the List!

Monday, 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 […]

Ding Days Ahead on Sanibel Island!

Thursday, 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 […]

Sanibel Real Estate Blog: APRIL STATS WERE OK

Monday, 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. […]


Monday, March 25th, 2019

Fort Myers has landed on a list of the best places to live near the beach in the country, according to a report by U.S. News & World Report, eclipsed by only two other Florida locations and spots in Hawaii, California and South Carolina. We knew that! FT. Myers was number 6 on the list  but number […]