John is the Go To Guy in Real Estate

John Petel is the “go to” guy in residential real estate. Attention to detail, communicates well and keeps his clients up to date. That’s John Petel. When we decided to buy a new home, we wanted an agent who knew the territory and could identify a property with potential and that met our criteria. John [Continue Reading …]

John means Integrity & Commitment

“John was an excellent agent. We would absolutely recommend him to others. His integrity and his commitment to us was first rate!”

Glen & Rose Marie

We feel greatly blessed to have used John and your agency. Thank you! Thank you!


John worked for many months to help find the perfect home for us. We had many constraints. We wanted to be on the water and we had to be close to elders we need to be able to help. We also had to sell our home and a duplex in Michigan. John was never pushy [Continue Reading …]


I’d like to give a tip of the cap to John Petel for his help in purchasing our villa. After we told him what we were interested in, that’s exactly what he showed us. Some Realtors will show you what they want to sell regardless of what you want to buy. With John we only [Continue Reading …]

Denis & Diana

We purchased our beautiful condo in April 2012 with a short time frame and a large dog and one cat, which made it all the more difficult to find a place, but John worked diligently too find us the perfect home, close to Fort Myers Beaches, Sanibel Island, and all in record time. We really [Continue Reading …]

Seller Customer

We interviewed several seasoned realtors on Sanibel prior to listing the home we wanted to sell. We decided to list it with John Petel because he did the most professional market evaluation and he exhibited the most enthusiasm for getting a sale consumated in a short period of time. He prepared excellent sales materials including [Continue Reading …]

Don and Dianne

When we were looking for a condo on Sanibel back in 2007, we were referred to Kathy and John Petel. They spent a great deal of time with us looking for that perfect condo on Sanibel or Captiva Florida, that fit our needs. John and Kathy listened and understood what we were looking for, no [Continue Reading …]

D. J.

We found John to be a great help in finding the right condo.He spent a lot of time with us and we never felt he was frustrated with our vision of what we wanted.We would highly recommend him. D. J.

Sanibel Buyer

John has been my realtor since 2009, helping me buy a beautiful home on Sanibel. I have found him to be knowledgeable, extremely responsive, courteous and, as an added bonus, is witty as well. One of John’s greatest attributes is that he is a straight shooter when it comes to the pros/cons of a house. [Continue Reading …]