Is Net-Zero Living Up to the Hype?

Is Net-Zero Living Up to the Hype? More builders are constructing homes that claim to produce all the energy homeowners will need. But is this really possible in all climates, and is the front-end cost reasonable? Here’s how to help buyers and sellers make informed decisions about net-zero … [Read more...]

Luxury Home Prices Soar Even More

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 09, 2017 Sale prices of luxury homes in the second quarter of the year surged 7.5 percent compared to a year ago. It’s the first time the luxury market’s gains outpaced the rest of the market since 2014, according to data by the real estate brokerage … [Read more...]

Lake Okeechobee and Caloosahatchee Flows

Things seem like they are looking up for SW Florida property owners but you can keep tract by viewing these sites. Click here to see the Current Level of Lake Okeechobee Click here for links to weekly Caloosahatchee Conditions Reports. Water clarity in San Carlos Bay and along Sanibel’s … [Read more...]

Chapin Lane Captiva

Chapin Ln Captiva (click for tour) Spacious, perfect 4-bedroom 4-bath Captiva home with a classic Caribbean flair. Beautifully furnished with warm neutrals punctuated with vivid colors. This very special home has soring ceilings, comfortable living room with fireplace, gourmet eat-in kitchen, … [Read more...]

Boating Sanibel Captiva Florida

 Boating Sanibel Captiva Florida One of the best things about Boating Sanibel Captiva Florida is you can do something different each day and never run out of places to go or things to do. Of course the normal, fishing, diving, skiing, waterboarding, tubing, cruising, sailing or just water … [Read more...]

Diving Around Sanibel Captiva Islands

Diving Around Sanibel Captiva Islands One of my favorite things to do is scuba dive and I’ve been diving around Sanibel and Captiva since the early 70’s. Back then you could find only a few people wondering under the water in the area but today it’s become an everyday occurrence for … [Read more...]

“Awaken” South West Florida Video

"Awaken" South West Florida Video is a new feature on the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau website. From the website you can view video tours of Sanibel and Captiva plus additional videos about shelling, Key West boat trips and anything to do with South Wes Florida. From the "Awaken" … [Read more...]

Fishing Southwest Florida

Join the conversation about Fishing Southwest Florida  People live on the islands and travel from all parts of the world to visit the area because of the favorable climate, abundance of natural areas, wildlife watching opportunities and, of course, because of the region's legacy as a fishing hot … [Read more...]

Shelling on Sanibel and Captiva

As Weather Fronts start to enter the Gulf of Mexico and the Winter Season looms around the corner it’s time to think about Shelling on Sanibel and Captiva beaches. There are many technical reasons having to do with the shape of the islands, location and currents which explain why the Beaches of … [Read more...]

Captiva Beach Renourishment

If you'd like to keep up to date on all the new project visit the Captiva Erosion Prevention District website. According to their website "Captiva Island is a barrier island located four miles off the coast of Southwest Florida, just west of Fort Myers, Florida. Residents and visitors enjoy the … [Read more...]