Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from Southwest Florida! As we pause once more this Thanksgiving holiday, I reflect on all I have to be thankful for over the past year. Your business, partnership, support and friendship are invaluable to me. I fell in love with Southwest Florida many years ago and it’s a blessing to live and work [Continue Reading …]

High-End Living on the High Seas – The Yacht Life!

Here’s a fun way of living! Would you take the plunge and live on the high seas? I think I might – maybe some day, right?  -John Petel High-End Living on the High Seas Multimillion-dollar ships are sporting amenities more commonly found in luxury condos. By Arian Campo-Flores Looking for floor-to-ceiling windows, a terrace overlooking [Continue Reading …]

7 Ways To Keep Your Place Safe While You’re Away

I know all you snowbirds are ready to take off and fly South for winter – especially with these cold weather forecasts. But before you leave, be sure to take a few extra minutes to protect your homes. Take a look through these 7 safety tips before you head to the beach. We’ll see you [Continue Reading …]

Florida’s housing market continues steady course in 3Q 2014

Orlando, Fla. – Nov. 6, 2014 Florida’s housing market reported higher median prices and gains in inventory during the third quarter of 2014, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors. Closed sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 64,633 in 3Q 2014, up 7.6 percent over the 3Q 2103 figure. “Florida’s housing market [Continue Reading …]

Is refinancing a mortgage worth it?

New York – Nov. 3, 2014 The interest rate pendulum has swung in favor of homeowners again. A steady decline in recent weeks brought down the average rate for a 30-year fixed home loan below 4 percent to 3.92 percent this week, the lowest level in more than a year. As recently as January, the [Continue Reading …]

Don’t Let the Stock Market Get You Down

by Jonathan Smoke The stock market’s roller-coaster ups and downs dominated the economic news this week, but don’t be fooled into thinking they indicate economic weakness. Actually the stock market is experiencing a correction. These corrections are sometimes related to economic declines and other issues, but sometimes they occur independently and in the face of [Continue Reading …]

The Warm and Cozy Home – Stay happy and healthy until your next trip to Sanibel!

The Warm and Cozy Home by Deirdre Sullivan We’ve got more than 9 mood-lifting ideas to make your home more welcoming and efficient this winter. The dark days of winter can really do a number on your well-being. Shorter days trigger the blahs; freezing temps spark the sniffles. So we put together a list of [Continue Reading …]

Great investment opportunity!

2 Bedroom, 2 Bath condo with over 1100 square feet at the Sundial Beach Resort and Spa. Updated and new furnishings! Wonderful opportunity on Sanibel Island. This condo has an established rental income history. If you’re ready for your next real estate investment opportunity contact me for more information! Call me today 239-560-4960. CLICK HERE [Continue Reading …]