Who is FEMA? FEMA is the Federal Emergency Management Agency. It is FEMA’s job to carry out the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). FEMA is essentially a consumer protection agency. They identify and map areas that are at risk of flooding to citizens. Continue Reading
2022 Top Performers
John R. Wood Properties Christie International recognizes our top producers for Island Palm Region offices Top Ten Teams 1. LeAneSuarezGroup LeAne Suarez, Ken Suarez, Alec Suarez & Austin Suarez 2. The Starr Family Team Elise Starr and Tom Starr 3. The Gulf Coast Continue Reading
What do I do if my home is destroyed from a Hurricane? Rebuild or start over?
This is one of the top questions circulating today in Southwest Florida. This may vary by municipality or be subject to change. First what is the type of damage you have? Water only (storm surge flooding) partial structural damage (permit Continue Reading
$4.250 million sale breaks Captiva condo records
A 1,620 square-foot three-bedroom, three-bath condominium within South Seas Island Resort at 20 Beach Home closed last month for $4.250 million. According to John R. Wood Properties, the sale residence represents the highest condominium sale to date on Captiva Island. The Continue Reading
Island Palm Region Top Producers for January 2020
John R. Wood Island Palm Region announces our top producing real estate agents for January 2022. Top Listing Agent: Frank Ehrhardt Frank Ehrhardt has quickly become one of the top real estate agents in SW Florida Continue Reading
Does a High-Efficiency AC Unit Really Help You Save Money?
Buying an AC unit is an adventure that can be challenging if you have no idea what you are doing. Aside from the fact that there are too many options to choose from, there are other factors that you have to consider if you want to find the best one for you and your Continue Reading
WHAT WILL BE THE APPRECIATION FOR REAL ESTATE IN 2022?
The National Association of Realtors economist, Lawrence Yun, says that 2022 will be better than 2019 but not as good as 2021. Is that the same message for Southwest Florida? Working here in Real Estate every day, I have a good feel for the ebbs and flows of Continue Reading
Finding a Home That Fits Your Accessibility Needs | Sanibel Island
If you have recently become disabled or are living with mobility restrictions, you may be thinking of ways to make your home safer. Home accessibility features are important for helping people with disabilities live quality, independent lives, but finding accessible homes Continue Reading
The Benefits Of Adding Smart Technology Upgrades to Your Home
If you have been thinking of adding smart home technology upgrades to your Florida home, then look no further! There are many perks and benefits that come along with smart home automation systems and devices. Whether you want to enjoy the convenience of what smart tech has Continue Reading
Pink Out Event this Week
Join your SanCap Pink Project Team and other members of the community as we enjoy a Pink-A-Ball Dinner & Dance with live band at beautiful Sundial Beach Resort & Spa. Thank you to our agent, LeAne Suarez, for being a sponsor for the Pink-A-Ball dinner & dance Continue Reading
John R. Wood Sanibel Office Sponsor of “Ding” Darling Days
John R. Wood is proud to be a sponsor of the 2021 "Ding" Darling Days. This year's family-centric event will be making the “great migration” across the Causeway to Lakes Park in Fort Myers to bring the Refuge to our local communities and a wider audience. Continue Reading
Andre Arensman Joins John R. Wood Properties
John R. Wood Properties is proud to announce that Andre Arensman has joined our team of professional real estate agents. Andre has been a Realtor® on Sanibel since 2005. Andre moved his family to Sanibel from Massachusetts and raised his two sons and daughter right here on Continue Reading
A Guide to Moving to Sanibel Island, FL
Guest Post by Heather Vargas Sanibel Island has a magic all of its own, and inevitably, anyone who visits wants to put down permanent roots! In this guide to moving to Sanibel Island, we'll give you some helpful information on moving to this island paradise, so Continue Reading
Tips for Families Looking to Buy a Vacation Home on Sanibel
Finding a home on the perfect island for a vacation destination and claiming your own piece of paradise for your family is exciting. Coming home to Sanibel to indulge in the soft white powdery sands and feeling the Gulf breeze sure will be a wonderful way to unwind and Continue Reading
When will the sales slow down?
When will the sales slow down? This is the million dollar question, and I am getting it a bunch. Since May of last year, it has been a full go ahead. Agents, vendors and all the people in Real Estate, need a break and are trying to schedule vacations. It’s difficult to get Continue Reading
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