Pfeifer Articles

  • 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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  • 19Aug2009
    Deals Abound in Gulf Access Homes

    Deals Abound in Gulf Access Homes

    Realtors advise that now right time to buy

    By Tina Giufre Special to news-press.com

    Realtors have been saying it for a long time: Now is the time to buy. Buyers looking for Gulf-access properties are finding them these days at bargain-basement prices.

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  • 6Jun2009

    Sanibel Snook Envy!

    June 6, 2009 – Sanibel Island:

    Sanibel Real Estate
    It is with great "Snook Envy" that I post this photo of my good friend Michael Leedy. Last night while taking an evening stroll on the beach, Michael landed this great fish. I am often reminded of how many fish are out there by those of you doing all the "catching".

    For those of you who know me well, you know how badly I want to catch a fish! I know they don't call the sport "Catching" for a reason, but I'm starting to think that the sport is called "Fishing" just for my benefit. - Eric Pfeifer

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    Posted By:Eric Pfeifer
  • 3Jun2009

    The Great White Rules the Ocean and the Field!

    Sanibel Real Estate
    It was a battle under the lights as the Sanibel Softball League fought for first place during their season finale play-off Wednesday night. The GREAT WHITE GRILL dug in with two outstanding games and won the first place title! Their trophy is proudly displayed at the Great White Grill.

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