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Sanibel Real Estate - Just Listed - 2647 Wulfert Rd. #1 - MLS#2230138

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2647 wulfert road

Sanctuary Golf Villages

This beautifully remodeled 3 bedroom, 3 bath condo lives like a home! Open & flowing floor plan with private elevator entrance. Gorgeous wood floors, crown molding, built-in wine cabinet, 2-zone a/c with new units, new plantation shutters, plumbing has been re-piped and new hurricane sliders interior /exterior on lanai. Gourmet kitchen w/Italian tile & quartz counters, stainless steel appliances, wine refrigerator & breakfast bar. Over-sized wrap around lanaioverlooking the 18th fairway...

The Importance of an Elevation Certificate to a Sanibel Homeowner

The Importance of an Elevation Certificate to a Sanibel HomeownerDefinition of an elevation certificate

An elevation certificate is an official legal document that states the precise elevation of a property. This certificate also includes information about the details of the location of the structure on the property and the building characteristics. One critically important detail it includes is the base flood elevation of the home or BFE. It also states the flood zone location of the home.

Why would elevation certificates still be important...

A Guide to Restoring Water Service at Your Sanibel Home

A Guide to Restoring Water Service at Your Sanibel HomeThough hurricane Ian took place several months ago there are still many Sanibel island property owners that are just now returning to their properties or have yet to return to their property on the island. This means that many Sanibel Island homeowners are just beginning the restoration process for their homes after the hurricane. As such some homeowners may still be looking for direction on getting their home up and running.

If you are needing some help to restore water service to your Sanibel home here is a guide with information from the Island Water Association Inc. of Sanibel and Captiva Island.

It is good to note that in order to request that water services be restored...

Tips for Purchasing a House in a Hurricane Zone

Tips for Purchasing a House in a Hurricane ZoneSanibel Island is one of the most beautiful locations on the planet to purchase property. Though it is currently under restoration from a pretty harsh hurricane back in September it is still a wonderful place to live and will only continue to get better as restoration is underway. That being said there are some considerations to take when you are purchasing a Sanibel Island property as properties are within a hurricane zone.

 Here are some tips about purchasing a home in a hurricane zone

 Look for risk assessment tools

 If you search out property risk assessment tools on your web browser you may be able...

Knowing That a Contractor Will do a Good Job on Your Sanibel Home Renovation

Knowing That a Contractor Will do a Good Job on Your Sanibel Home Renovation Though the causeway has opened up to let everyone interested in accessing Sanibel Island onto the island, there is still a lot of work that needs to be done to restore many of the businesses and properties. Some Sanibel property owners have yet to be able to step foot on their Sanibel Island property for several varying reasons. There are many Sanibel Island homeowners that will still be in need of a contractor to help them with the restoration renovations in their homes.


It is important to realize that not all contractors claiming they have the ability to restore a hurricane-damaged home will actually deliver...

Sanibel Real Estate Just Sold - 2998 Singing Wind Drive MLS#2220829 and 3008 Singing Wind Drive MLS#2220827

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2998 and 3008 singing wind drive

NEAR BEACH LOT - 2998 Singing Wind Drive

  This .25 acre lot is only available to the purchaser of 3008 Singing Wind Drive, MLS#2220827. Should the buyer of 3008 Singing Wind Drive elect not to purchase this lot, then the lot will be available to anyone. The building site is located near beach, in a quiet neighborhood. Wonderful sanctuary setting. Located off West Gulf Drive.  Sold 1/18/2023 for $300,000


Just Listed - Sanibel Real Estate - 2929 W. Gulf Drive #106, MLS#2230080

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Atrium 106


GORGEOUS SANIBEL SUNSETS! Fantastic 2 BR/2 BA plus den floor plan in this direct Gulf-Front corner unit condominium located in the Atrium. Wonderful wrap around porch with sliders, wood tray ceiling in kitchen, impact...

Restaurants that are Currently Open on Sanibel Island

Restaurants that are Currently Open on Sanibel IslandThe Sanibel Island Causeway is now open to all people. It is good to note that if you do not live on Sanibel Island most of the activities on Sanibel Island are currently unavailable as there is still a large portion of rebuilding to take place. One of the most important things to note if you plan on visiting Sanibel Island now that the Causeway is open to everyone is that the beaches are still closed.

However, there are many Sanibel Island businesses that have re-opened since the storm hit in September. The businesses of Sanibel Island could really use the help of both locals that live on Sanibel Island and those who would like to visit with their support by enjoying a meal at one of these local restaurants...

Protecting Your Sanibel Home from Hurricane Looting

Protecting Your Sanibel Home from Hurricane LootingUnfortunately, as homes are left unoccupied after a significant storm like a hurricane there are looters who come in and try to take advantage of the situation when no one is around. Looting is not new; it has been happening post-hurricane for as long as many people can remember and for some Sanibel Island homeowners, it has already been a concern.

Most of the time looters will try to focus on businesses to capitalize on products left behind. But personal homes are still targeted and it is a good idea to make sure you have proper measures in place so your home is not a victim of the looters.

Defending your Sanibel...

Things to Watch Out for If Your Post-Hurricane Sanibel Home has Flooded

Things to Watch Out for If Your Post-Hurricane Sanibel Home has FloodedThe recent hurricane brought flooding into several Sanibel Island homes. After a home floods, there are several different important areas of the home that have been impacted some that are obvious and many that you may not be aware of especially if your home has never seen this type of damage. Whether your home flooded in a small portion, or the entire lower level went underwater, there can be some surprising far-reaching consequences of flood water.

There are of course the well-known to the naked eye effects of having gray water and soggy walls. But there can be many other symptoms of flooding in your home that are not known until later and can cause significant...