Tag Archives: Sanibel Real Estate

Christmas Pets

  These are two of my four pets relaxing after opening their Christmas presents.

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Sanibel Real Estate Stats Jan.-June 2014

2014 – 123 houses closed with 34 under contract. There was a 7.8% decrease in the average sale price compared to 2013 and a 26% decrease in the average sale price compared to 2006.   2014 – 101 condos closed … Continue reading

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Sanibel Condo for You

 My listing at Blind Pass has just been reduced to $399,000.  This is a fantastic price for a 3-bedroom unit. The recent sales in the complex of 3 bedroom units were $461,000 and $485,000. My seller wants this SOLD!

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Sanibel Real Estate Stats Jan. 1 – June 8

2014 – 111 homes closed with 35 under contract. There was a 6% decrease in the average sale price compared to 2013 and there was a 25% decrease in the average sale price compared to 2006.   2014 – 93 … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rate Comparison

Mortgage Rates Through the Years Here’s an overview of mortgage rates in the past four decades, as well as the approximate payment on a $200,000 mortgage and how it changes with the rise and fall of rates, according to Freddie … Continue reading

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Sanibel Real Estate Stats

Here are Sales statistics for the period January 1st – February 21st 2014: 29 houses closed with 40 under contract. There was a 26% decrease in the average sale price compared to 2006. 10 condos closed with 23 under contract. … Continue reading

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Sanibel and Captiva Real Estate

Interest Rates are a full percent higher than this time last year and interest rates for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages are predicted to rise in 2014. If you have been sitting on the fence waiting to jump into our market, don’t … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from Sanibel and Captiva

 The sun is shining brightly and temps are predicted in the high 70’s for Christmas Day.  That’s my kind of Christmas! Wishing you all joy and happiness this holiday season.

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Financial Reasons to Buy a Home

This link will take you to an excerpt from a Harvard study on home ownership.  http://www.keepingcurrentmatters.com/2013/12/10/harvard-5-financial-reasons-to-buy-a-home/  Good argument for why it is often better to buy than rent.

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Updated Sanibel Real Estate Stats

As of 11/16/13: There were 184 home sales closed with an average price of $926,134 which is up +12.14% from 2012 and down 19.05% from 2006. There were 181 homes sold in all of 2012. For Condos 150 have sold so far with … Continue reading

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