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Sanibel Real Estate - Just Listed - MLS#2231089 - Sunset South 3C

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Sunset South 3C


FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY to own in the sought-after Sunset South complex. Beautiful Gulf views from this top floor corner unit. This is an "AS IS" cash only sale. Condo has damage from Hurricane Ian. Condo association is replacing through their insurance policies; all roofs, firewalls, a/c units, railings, screening, drywall, impact garage doors with openers & hot water heaters. Seller has paid initial assessment of $18,000 and remediation is completed. Electric and plumbing has been roughed in and new ductwork and firewalls are complete....

What is the Weather Like in December on Sanibel?

What is the Weather Like in December on Sanibel?If you are planning a move to Sanibel Island from someplace further away you are probably wondering what to expect from the weather year-round. If you are planning a move before the end of the year you probably are wondering what you can expect to encounter as far as the weather goes through the holiday season and what holiday weather typically looks like on Sanibel as you plan your move.

Many people say that the best time to visit Sanibel is from December to April as the weather becomes more moderate and mild during this time of year. But with...

2023 Holiday Events on Sanibel and Captiva Islands

2023 Holiday Events on Sanibel and Captiva IslandsThe holiday season is always a special one on Sanibel and Captiva islands. There are many yearly traditions that people enjoy as well as new fun events that pop up from year to year. Some say that December is the beginning of the best weather on Sanibel Island so the holiday season really does shine on the islands. If you are considering a move here you will instantly fall in love with the islands at this time of year.

Here is the latest news on 2023 holiday events happening on both Sanibel Island and Captiva Island

Sanibel Lights

December kicks off with the Sanibel Lights annual event. This event...

Sanibel Real Estate - Just Listed - 815 Birdie View Point - MLS#2231073

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815 birdie view point


Fantastic location in Beachview with panoramic views overlooking the lake & golf course. Home offers 3 BDs, one primary suite, one guest ensuite & one guest bedroom, all with LVP flooring. The wonderful split floor plan allows for maximum privacy for you & your guests. The primary suite has 2 custom walk-in closets, seamless shower & whirlpool tub. Gourmet kitchen, granite counters, premium appliances, eat-in kitchen w/large bay window dining area & breakfast bar with expansive views. Quality construction, metal I-beams,...

Tips for Arranging Furniture in Your New Sanibel Home

Tips for Arranging Furniture in Your New Sanibel HomePurchasing a home is fun and exciting and once you have picked out your dream Sanibel property the next step is setting the home up. An empty home is a blank page ready for a new story to be written. The story of you and your family enjoying the space. Though the thought of making your new home all your own is exciting, looking at your empty room(s) and deciding how to set it up might catch you off-guard and feeling overwhelmed as to where to begin. 

Using some basic steps of furniture arrangement will help you to put your new Sanibel home together like a professional designer and set up your home in a way that helps you enjoy...

The Latest Info About Sanibel's Beach Recovery Project

The Latest Info About Sanibel's Beach Recovery ProjectOne of the most iconic attributes of Sanibel Island is its many beaches full of soft sugary sand and the most amazing seashells. Beaches that are popular and well known, but rarely overrun with too many people. Some of Sanibel's beaches were hit the hardest during Hurricane Ian more than a year ago and there have been plans in the works for some time to fill in these eroded areas of coastline on the island. 

Hurricane Ian Beach Recovery and Resilience Project 

The efforts to get Sanibel Beaches that were significantly eroded by the storm surge of Hurricane Ian back in shape are finally on the calendar to get done. This project has been named the...

What to Know About Renovating an Older Sanibel House

What to Know About Renovating an Older Sanibel HouseTo help navigate a challenging real estate market, some Sanibel homebuyers are considering the purchase of an older property that could use some attention and care to get it back in peak condition to save on the purchase price. This can be a great way to pay less for a home and turn a property into something you will truly love. 

Purchasing an older home with plans to renovate sounds like a fun adventure, and it can be, but before making that Sanibel home purchase, it is good to know what renovating an older home could potentially look like. 

What to Know About Renovating an Older Sanibel House

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Sanibel Real Estate - Price Improvement - 488 Lighthouse Way - MLS#2230891

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488 lighthouse way


A rare opportunity to own a Bayfront home on one of Sanibel’s most prestigious private streets. Stunning beach home with panoramic water views. Meticulously built & maintained: metal roof (2020), new Hardi board siding, new impact windows & doors. New kitchen w/quartz tops, Grohe faucet, Sub-Zero, Wolf & Cove appliances. Renovated master bath w/new cabinet, sinks, Grohe fixtures & quartz top. All new HVAC units, new central vac unit, new fans, LED light fixtures. New paint inside & out. The view...

You May Have Heard of Painted Rocks, Sanibel Has Painted Seashells

You May Have Heard of Painted Rocks, Sanibel Has Painted SeashellsSanibel is a wonderful place to buy a home, but there is more to deciding to relocate somewhere than just liking the geography and buying a home. Making sure you will not regret a home purchase in a new area also requires getting to know the place before you move there. Many homebuyers try to get to know an area as much as possible before deciding to move there. One of the best ways to do this is to find out about the culture, about what goes on in the community, and what things there are to do, this helps homebuyers make a better-informed decision on if they want to move. 

Sanibel is one of the most beloved waterfront Florida locations to both live and vacation....

The Benefits of Selling a Sanibel Home When Inventory is Low

The Benefits of Selling a Sanibel Home When Inventory is LowIf you are considering selling your Sanibel home you are probably wondering if the current market conditions can help you to fulfill your wants and needs in the success of your home sale. The good news for Sanibel home sellers currently is that the inventory remains low across the country and this can be beneficial to you. Here's how.

Benefits of Selling a Sanibel Home During Low Inventory

When it comes to selling any type of product the product will sell more successfully if there is a high demand for it. An added level of success is if the high-demand product has a limited supply and is hard for everyone to purchase....