Buyer Resources

  • 15Sep2020
    Just Listed Property Report

    Just Listed Property Report

    Prepared daily, this report gives you access to properties as they come on the market. Finding a property that suits your needs, time frame, and budget is always our goal.

    Be sure to check this page daily, as you will find the most recent listings to hit the market. We also have a large collection of "Coming Soon" listings for your to access.

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  • 15Sep2020
    Weekly Price Reductions

    Weekly Price Reductions

    As buyers search for the perfect property to purchase on Sanibel and Captiva Islands, sellers are also searching for the right buyer to purchase their Sanibel home for sale or Captiva Island property. While price reductions often indicate seller motivation, some price adjustments are simply a reaction to shifts in the current market value of recent comparable sales.

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  • 20Jul2020
    Equestrian Facilities and Resources

    Equestrian Facilities and Resources

    For the Horse Enthusiast in Southwest Florida by Amy von Keyserlingk

    When we first decided to move to Sanibel, I began dividing my search time between real estate websites and equine websites. I admit, it was tough getting used to the idea that I would have to spend time commuting over half an hour or more in order to see my horse, especially since I like to ride at least four days a week.

    There are no longer any horses on Sanibel, and riding on the beach is prohibited. A friend of mine did have a small barn here with three horses and a dressage arena before moving away.

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  • 9Jun2020
    Pocket Listings and Previews

    Pocket Listings and Previews

    Don't miss any new listings...

    Wish you could see properties before anyone else? Here they are! There is a lag time between signing a listing agreement and going live in the MLS. Why? It's simply the time involved to take professional photographs, produce a virtual tour, and engage additional enhanced Marketing Media and input the data. Contact us to view any of these Coming Soon and Pocket Listings. 239-472-0004

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  • 1Apr2020
    Purchasing Real Estate in an IRA

    Purchasing Real Estate in an IRA

    Purchasing Real Estate in your IRA How to buy real estate with an IRA is a common question that investors ask. While buying property in your IRA is similar to a typical real estate transaction, there are some additional steps that must be followed. It's very common to go through a self-directed plan administrator to ensure that all the correct paperwork is processed inside your Investment Retirement Account.

    Here are the steps needed to acquire real property in your IRA:

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  • 1Apr2020
    Time To Move to Sanibel Island?

    Time To Move to Sanibel Island?

    As Realtors on the Island, we hear all of the reasonings as to why homeowners decided to move south to our Barrier Island. For some, they are tired of the long winters and the inability to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. There’s only so many times they are willing to shovel snow from their driveways. For others, they are ready for a change in pace, trading in hectic traffic for our 35 MPH roadways.

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  • 17Mar2020
    Sanibel Island Development Restrictions

    Sanibel Island Development Restrictions

    In 1974, Sanibel incorporated into a City to prevent over-development seen in other coastal communities. The Sanibel Plan was written to control and limit development. The City of Sanibel projects that by the year 2025, Sanibel will reach "Build-out" in other words the island will have the maximum amount of dwelling units in place.

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  • 16Mar2020
    1031 Exchanges

    1031 Exchanges

    What is a 1031 exchange?

    A 1031 exchange allows an individual to sell an investment or business-use property for another business or investment use property of equal or greater value deferring the property capital gains tax, depreciation recapture tax, state taxes, and healthcare tax.

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