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  • Sat Mar 17 2018, 3:18 pm

Sanibel Real Estate Sales and Activity

March 15, 2018 This information is gathered from the Sanibel and Captiva MLS and represents all real estate offices on the island mls. Sanibel Sales YTD 74 homes have sold average sale price $ 1,171,000 26 condos have sold average sale price $761,951 Activity YTD (under co...

  • Wed Feb 7 2018, 3:01 pm

4265 West Gulf Drive Sanibel Island Florida

4265 West Gulf drive is a spectacular residence, located on one acre of prime beach frontage. Enjoy sunsets every evening from one of the many screened lanais.  As you drive down the long drive which leads to a four bedroom, four and a half sophisticated, custom residence surrounded by...

  • Mon Oct 9 2017, 3:21 pm

Sanibel Moorings Condo

  • Wed Sep 27 2017, 1:10 pm

Sanibel and Captiva Island After the Storm

After the storm... The beach is lovely and though somewhat quiet we still have the most beautiful sunrises and sunsets. Though some trees down in select neighborhoods… The islanders are strong and note the Mucky Duck, Lazy Flamingo, and Baileys are “ good to go” open for bus...

  • Wed May 17 2017, 8:23 am

New Listing Loggerhead Cay

New Gulf Front Listing on Sanibel Island!  2 bedroom, 2 bath condo at one of Sanibel's favorite Gulf front complexes - Logghead Cay. Ground floor condo with beautlul garden views and a surprising view of the Gulf of Mexico. Walk right out your lanai to community amenities - pool, tennis...

  • Fri May 5 2017, 8:03 am

Year-To-Date Baker-Carretta Market Report

Market Report Year-To-Date Baker-Carretta have closed & pended $6,947,500 in sales volume! We are experiecned Realtors who make YOUR real estate goals our priority.   Here is your complete market report to the Islands: Sanibel & Captiva Islands - all island sales 1/01/2017 -...

  • Fri Jun 30 2017, 4:46 pm

Just Listed Seashells #3!

Just listed West Gulf Drive Seashells of Sanibel Condominium. 2 bedroom, 2 bath  plus porches (back porch views of gardens). Many upgrades and adorable. Wide floor plan, tile floors, owner pet allowed, on site rentals, impressive rental income, beach access, tennis. Call for a cash flow. Gre...

  • Mon Jan 2 2017, 4:14 pm

Video - Sanibel Island Beaches & More

Baker-Carretta new video of Sanibel's beach and more.  -enjoy!      

  • Fri Dec 16 2016, 12:09 pm

New Listing, Steps to the Beach on West Gulf Drive

Quick walk to beautiful sunsets on West Gulf Drive on Sanibel Island. Three bedroom, two bath elevated pool home, located directly across from the sugary white sand beach of the Gulf of Mexico. This home was designed for both casual beach living and entertaining. Located on a large landscaped lot...

  • Wed Nov 2 2016, 4:12 pm

GULF RIDGE ON SANIBEL ISLAND

  Gulf Ridge on Sanibel Island. Just showed this wonderful home located on one acre in the subdivision of Gulf Ridge. There are 59 homes in Gulf Ridge and Gulf Ridge East ( now combined associations ). This 4 bedroom 4 bath home is just the right size. with family room and great room. huge...

  • Fri Oct 14 2016, 3:50 pm

Baker-Carretta Fall Real Estate Newsletter

Click below to view my latest real estate newsletter.  Or email me to receive a copy in the mail!        

  • Fri Sep 16 2016, 3:36 pm

LISTED BY TERESA BAKER/VIP REALTY SANIBEL AND CAPTIVA REAL ESTATE

BRAND NEW BAY FRONT LISTING AT 1552 SAN CARLOS BAY DRIVE - $2,950,000! Sanibel Island Florida....The islands just got better!  Just listed and priced to sell! Beautifully maintained bay front home with 150 feet on San Carlos Bay. Gorgeous views throughout. Watch the boats and dolphins. Cath...

  • Mon Sep 5 2016, 11:17 am

Coming Soon - Check This Out

Check out this condo before it hits the market. Loggerhead Cay unit #332. This Gulf front complex is located at 979 East Gulf Drive, Sanibel Island and is a popular spot for visitors and snowbirds alike - located on the island's quiet East End.  Upgraded kitchen & baths. This spacio...

  • Thu Sep 1 2016, 8:53 pm

This East End Beach Home Has it All!

900 Almas Court, Sanibel Island Florida - Offered at 1,495,000 Docking • Gulf Access • Tennis & beach right across East Gulf Drive! Of the 12 homes within Eastwood Landings this is the most spacious, private and unique. Designed by local architect, Joe St. Cyr, and offering many...

  • Sun Aug 28 2016, 10:47 pm

Just Listed - Beautiful Gulf Front Luxury

5125 Joewood Drive, Sanibel FL 33957 - Gulf Ridge Subdivision Just Listed! Spectacular Gulf Front views on beautiful Sanibel Island! Over 4000 square feet of living space. Enjoy wildlife views, spectacular sunsets and shelling all at your door. This 3 bedroom + den, 4 bath home has been beauti...

  • Mon Aug 15 2016, 7:03 pm

Homes on Sanibel Island - Goodbye 300s and Shortage of 400s-500s

Sanibel's summer season, otherwise known as "off season" for Real Estate, has been busy although much quieter than winter season.   July 1, 2016 - August 13, 2016 STATs 22 Homes sold (all areas) and 14 are under contract according to MLS. Near beach homes are again the m...

  • Sun Jun 12 2016, 5:56 pm

Teresa's New Announcement

I am pleased to announce my affiliation with VIP Realty Group, Inc and partnership with Glenn Carretta, Broker Associate. Glenn has been a Top Producing Realtor on Sanibel and Captiva for many years. We feel this collaboration, along with our knowledge and experience in Real Estate, will allow us...

  • Wed May 11 2016, 11:31 am

Tails from the Dockside Week of May 9

Turtle Nesting Season is Here! It's that time of year again - time for us to help the sea turtle population. Sea turtle nests are extremely vulnerable to natural predators and it's our goal to help as many of those adorable little hatchlings survive as possible. Therefore, there are some r...

  • Fri Feb 12 2016, 10:37 am

Tails from the Dockside Week of Feb 8

Your weekly update of news and happenings around Sanibel, Captiva and Southwest Florida.  Well, we've been having some chilly temperatures but at least it hasn't been raining like January. It's still warm when you're in the beautiful, sparkling sunshine - making beach days s...

  • Thu Feb 11 2016, 1:29 pm

Top Producer 2015

Dear Friends,  I am happy to announce I finished #3 Company Wide with John R. Wood Properties for 2015. I enjoyed a fantastic year helping clients with their real estate goals and hope to do so again in 2016. Thank you all for your support and I hope I can always represent you and your best...

  • Fri Feb 5 2016, 2:41 pm

Tails from the Dockside Week of Feb 1

Your weekly update of news and happenings around Sanibel, Captiva and Southwest Florida. All that rain we had in January (ugh, don't remind me!!) resulted in crazy record totals. Page Field recorded that almost 13 inches of rain fell in January - that's 11 inches more than our average of...

  • Wed Jan 27 2016, 9:22 pm

Tails from the Dockside Week of Jan 25th

Your weekly update of news and happenings around Sanibel, Captiva and Southwest Florida. Rain, Rain, Go Away! Looks like we're in for another rainy day on Thursday the 28th. What's your favorite rainy day activity? Believe it or not, there's still plenty of fun to be hand in Southwes...

  • Mon Jan 18 2016, 1:43 pm

Tails from the Dockside Week of Jan 18

Your weekly update of news and happenings around Sanibel, Captiva and Southwest Florida Well, we all made it through another week of crazy weather! We again had a tornado touchdown, this time in the Southpointe neighborhood in Fort Myers - I hope you are your familes are all safe. Again, Things...

  • Mon Jan 11 2016, 9:59 pm

Tails from the Dockside Week of Jan 11

Your weekly update of news and happenings around Sanibel, Captiva and Southwest Florida First and foremost, I'd like to make sure all of my friends in Cape Coral are safe and secure after the tornado touchdown and that all of you across Southwest Florida are safe and unhurt. Things can be re...

  • Mon Jan 4 2016, 2:29 pm

Tails from the Dockside Week of Jan 4th

Your weekly update of news and happenings around Sanibel, Captiva and Southwest Florida Tuesday, Jan 5th: Meet & Greet with State Representative Ray Rodrigues at Sanibel City Hall, 800 Dunlop Road at 8:30 am, just before the City Council meeting at 9 am. Tuesday, Jan 12th: Final SanCap Sol...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:55 pm

2015 to Mark Best Year for Home Sales

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2015 
  Freddie Mac economists are bullish on housing. "This month kicks off spring home buying season," says Len Kiefer, deputy chief economist at Freddie Mac. "Between now and the end of June, we'll see about 40 percent of...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:55 pm

International Sales Dollar Volume Up

International Sales Dollar Volume Increases as More Upscale Buyers Enter Market, Say Realtors®   WASHINGTON (June 17, 2015) - While total unit sales from international home buyers decreased from last year, total sales dollar volume increased 13 percent, according to the National Assoc...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:55 pm

Real Estate Tax Tips For Procrastinators

6 Last-Minute Real Estate Tax Tips for Total Procrastinators April 15. No other date inspires such paralyzing anxiety. Glaring from the pages of your calendar, it’s an ever-present reminder that Uncle Sam wants—no, needs—you to file your taxes. Well, you don’t have much...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:55 pm

Islands To Visit Before Your Kids Grow Up

Beingamom.life posted a great article listing the 40 Places To See With Your Kids Before They Are All Grown Up. The list is filled with beautiful natural wonders of the world such at the Grand Canyon and Yellowstone National Park; and listed at number 12 on the list - Sanibel & Captiva Islan...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:55 pm

Sanibel Farmers Market - Starting Soon!

Sanibel Island Farmers Market begins in just a couple of short weeks! Be sure to make it to City Hall on Sunday, October 4th for opening day. The Farmers Market will be open every Sunday from 8am to 1pm and features numerous vendors including everything from fresh seafood to baked goods to live pl...

  • Wed Oct 21 2015, 3:55 pm

Vacation Home Sales Soar to Record High

Vacation Home Sales Soar to Record High in 2014, Investment Purchases Fall 
 WASHINGTON (April 1, 2015) – Vacation home sales boomed in 2014 to above their most recent peak level in 2006, while investment purchases fell for the fourth straight year, according to an annual survey of resid...

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