Vacation Home

Vacation Home Demand Jumped 70% Last Year

One of the largest national property brokers for the US, Redfin, conducted research and reported that the demand for a second or vacation homes across the country was up 70% from pre-pandemic levels as of October 2021. This number is shown to have jumped higher than August numbers showing a 48% gain but is still below January 2021’s record number of a 91% growth.Vacation Home Demand Jumped 70% Last Year

Home sales show that they continue to be on the rise during a time when the real estate market traditionally slows down. Many buyers right now are eager to lock in low mortgage rates as several headlines in the news show that mortgage rates are expected to increase especially as we get further into 2022.

What is driving a higher interest in...

How to Give Your Cabinets a Facelift

Give a thrifty facelift to outdated, careworn kitchen cabinets with a fresh coat of paint and updated fixtures. This is ideal for vacation homes, investment property on Sanibel Island or just trying to find a budget-friendly way to update your kitchen or bathroom. How to Give Your Cabinets a Facelift

Adding a gel stain, glaze or high-gloss or chalk-style paint can change your cabinets’ appearance from plain-Jane to shabby chic, rustic, farmhouse, modern or your own special style. An updated color can turn attention away from door styles that are no longer popular and spruce up builder-grade cabinetry.

Of course, it is important to prepare your cabinets...

Ft. Myers Real Estate, Sold Listing


ST. TROPEZ
Spectacular views from this 12th floor, 3 bedroom and 2 bath condo on the river in the downtown district. Superior upgrades throughout, see attachment on this listing for details. Spacious floor plan with excellent views from every room. Nice, light colors throughout, choose your palette. Private elevator entry. Private parking garage, concierge service, top of the line complex security. The amenities are above industry standards and include a direct water-front infinity pool & spa, exercise room, private theater for owners only, conference center & a large private room for entertaining large parties. Situated in the downtown district enjoy the entertainment, world class & waterfront dining. Sold 1/15/2010...

Sanibel Real Estate, Sanibel Island


CHATEAUX SUR MER
Enjoy Florida living in this beautiful, well maintained 4BR/4BA home. Situated in a great island community this house offers Spanish tile floors throughout upper level, 2 spacious porches, 2 large sun decks, fireplace and open great room/dining room/kitchen. Every room including baths open to porches. Lower level has a family room, bedroom, bathroom, laundry room with double sink and shelves, spacious storage areas and 2 single-car garages. Spiral staircase connecting to the deck area leads to the screen enclosed pool with plenty of room for entertaining and sun bathing. There are also 2 outside showers and a dock. Deeded beach access across the street. Furnished w/a few personal exceptions. Asking $1,249,000...