Pfeifer Articles

  • 13Sep2011
    Arlene Dillon & Dan Wexler's Move to Sanibel

    Arlene Dillon & Dan Wexler's Move to Sanibel

    Fort Myers News Press Article, September 11, 2011:

    • Arlene Dillon was at her professional best, arranging interviews, working the phones, monitoring cameras, when a single report sent chills down her spine.

    “There are two more planes headed for D.C.,” a reporter screamed as she burst into a CBS control room in Washington D.C. on the morning of 9/11.

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  • 28Jan2011

    Pfeifer Earns Sanibel Community Service Award - 2nd Consecutive Year

    Sanibel Real Estate
    For the second year in a row, Eric Pfeifer, Broker of Pfeifer Realty Group was selected to receive the Sanibel and Captiva Islands Association of Realtors’ Community Service Award by fellow Honor Society Realtors and Brokers. Each year this award is presented to the Agent or Broker who actively volunteers their time and talents in many areas throughout the island community.

    Pfeifer’s dedication and commitment to Sanibel’s youth sports programs has benefited children throughout our community for many years. In 2003, Pfeifer started Sanibel’s first NFL Youth Flag Football League and he continues to coach and organize this sport today. After 10 years of coaching youth softball and baseball, Pfeifer took over as the Commissioner of Sanibel’s Little League program in 2009. Most recently Eric donated his time and energy as a performer in Dancing with the Island Stars to benefit the Sanibel Community House. Pfeifer remains an active Board Member of the Sanibel Captiva Kiwanis Club, and the Shell Harbor Home Owners Association.

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  • 27Oct2010

    Eric Pfeifer Competes in Dancing with the Sanibel Stars

    Sanibel Real Estate
    Dancing with the Sanibel Stars - Eric Pfeifer?

    Mark your calendar for January 22nd, 2010 to attend "Dancing With the Sanibel Stars". Yes, both photos for this article have been graphically altered for maximum impact…

    Last year this event was grand success raising much needed funds for the improvement of Sanibel's Community House. Please take a moment to find a ballot box located around Sanibel Island and vote for your favorite dancer.

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  • 2Sep2010
    30 Year Fixed Rate Mortgage – 4.125%

    30 Year Fixed Rate Mortgage – 4.125%

    SEPTEMBER 2, 2010: Article submitted by David Wright, Sanibel Captiva Community Bank

    30 Year Fixed Rate Mortgage – 4.125% Not only a catchy headline 30 year fixed rate mortgages really are priced that low for qualified borrowers. Everyone who has a home mortgage should at least meet with their mortgage lender to discuss refinancing opportunities. Consider the numbers: If you have a 30 year fixed rate mortgage of $225,000 priced at 5.375% (a fine rate) your monthly principle + interest payment is $1,259.94. Refinance at today’s 4.125% and your payment falls to $1,090.46. You enjoy a savings of $169.48 per month, over $2,000 per year.

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  • 9Apr2010
    The Tide Has Turned!

    The Tide Has Turned!

    The Tide Has Turned!

    Four years ago, buyers, sellers and Realtors on Sanibel & Captiva didn’t know what had just happened. The real estate bubble had burst, but nobody recognized the signs or wanted to accept a change. We held onto the idea that Sanibel is insulated from the real world by a three mile causeway. Now, entering our fifth year of a declining market, many are wondering when we will hit the bottom.

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  • 8Mar2010

    BARRON's 10 Best Places for Second Homes

    Sanibel tops 2nd home market on Barrons
    Captiva/Sanibel Island, Fla. Barron’s Top Ten Places for Second Homes

    AT LONG LAST, THE MARKET FOR LUXURY REAL estate is coming back to life.

    Prices for primary residences, which plunged at least 20% from the peak in 2007, appear to have bottomed. In some of the snappiest locations, scattered bidding wars are breaking out and prices are turning upward.

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  • 15Jan2010

    Pfeifer Awarded Sanibel's 2009 Community Service Award

    Sanibel Real Estate
    Eric Pfeifer, Broker and Owner of Pfeifer Realty Group, recieved the 2009 Community Service Award given by fellow Honor Society Realtors and Brokers of the Sanibel and Captiva Islands Association of Realtors. The award is presented annually to a Realtor or Broker who exemplifies the spirit of volunteerism throughout the island community.

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  • 9Jan2010

    Have We Hit the Bottom Yet?

    Sanibel Island Real Estate
    It seems most savvy real estate investors have been trying to time the bottom of the market. Some buyers have already missed out on the buying opportunity of a lifetime. Others are waiting for the media to tell us now is the time to jump back in. And still other can’t seem to find the forest through the trees. Those of you who have not yet received the memo, some of the best deals of our lifetime are currently available.

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