Sanibel and Captiva Real Estate Blog

Maintaining a Pool with Damaged Equipment

A pool emergency can happen to any pool owner at any time of the year. There are a number of issues that can happen in the middle of unexpected freezing temperatures or power outages as well as in the middle of summer if a pool pump suddenly stops working. There could be a major storm that causes damage rendering pool systems useless or a myriad of other things. No matter the reason for damaged equipment, a pool that isn’t pushing water through the filter can quickly turn into a yucky mess. If you run into an issue where you cannot operate your pool pump for more than a day, here a few tips and tricks to keep the pool water clean and clear.Maintaining a Pool with Damaged Equipment

Remove debris from the pool

Any organic debris that has fallen...

Home Sellers are Beginning to Lower List Price

Mortgage rates have been historically low for around a year and a half now and they continue to remain near record lows right now. Some 15-year mortgages are hovering around a very low 2% interest rate while 30-year rates are averaging around 3%. Though mortgage rates are phenomenal many potential buyers are worried about the recent significant rise in home prices and are unsure of whether they should actually purchase a home.Home Sellers are Beginning to Lower List Price

Here is what some economists across the country and financial experts think will be happening in the housing market through the end of 2021.

Jeff Tucker who is the senior economist at Zillow, a very large and maybe the largest online home listing search site, believes that...

When Should You Move? Where Should You Live?

Young adults starting their careers and perhaps living on their own for the first time generally move into apartment complexes. After a while, they may move to a larger apartment with more amenities or to a condo that has more space than their apartment. Many couples begin married life in an apartment or condo.moving

Then their lives change. The couple has a baby or plans to have kids — they need more room. An apartment dweller wants to own a dog — he needs a yard and sidewalks. Young people who are well on their way to fruitful careers may be ready to invest in property. These are a few of the factors that cause people to move from a multi-family dwelling into a single-family home of their own.

Once someone makes the decision to relocate from an apartment or condo to a house, how does he or she decide where this...

How First Time Home Buyers Can Keep Cool in a Hot Sellers Market

Shopping for any home can be stressful on its own, but shopping for your first home when competition is high and home prices are on the rise can be even more so. It is not uncommon right now for buyers to walk into a home and fall in love with it only to find out that there are about a dozen or so other interested buyers trying to compete for the chance to own the same home.How First Time Home Buyers Can Keep Cool in a Hot Sellers Market

Right now, the housing market is a red-hot seller’s market with many homes still receiving multiple offers, although the number of offers on each home has decreased. Many of these homes are also selling for above their listing price and these conditions can have many buyers, especially first-time buyers, losing hope in finding a home. But one...

Sanibel Real Estate - Just Sold - 2737 W. Gulf Drive #111 - MLS#2210765

sanibel real estate - just sold

Sand Pointe 111


Beautifully remodeled two bedroom, two bath condo with Gulf of Mexico views!! Light and bright design with a true island feel. New carpet in bedrooms and living room, COREtec luxury vinyl plank flooring, crown molding and plantation shutters throughout. New kitchen with Bosch stainless appliances, custom glass backsplash, new cabinets, quartz counters, shiplap tray ceiling and recessed lighting. Remodeled bathrooms with custom tile, new vanities with quartz counters and shiplap tray ceilings. Floor to ceiling shiplap accent walls in both bedrooms. Primary bedroom has custom...