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Glenn Carretta Broker Associate John R. Wood, Island Real Estate Inc 239-850-9296

Why Glenn? Glenn Carretta has been a familiar name on Sanibel for over 30 years. A top Island Realtor year after year, clients and customers both agree she has unwavering enthusiasm, knowledge and experience. After her 400+ transactions in island sales you may say she’s a seasoned professional.

Thinking of Selling this Fall/ Season? Now is the time to prepare for your sale. Call Glenn! Her Marketing Includes: home preparation for best impressions, open houses, musical videos, virtual tours, and individual property websites. ! Special photo album New on your property for display in your home. Go to - Videos & More!

Buying or Selling on the Islands? Buying or Selling on the Islands? Glenn has a guide essential for your review. In “Glenn’s Guide for Buying and Selling Island Real Estate,” the following information can be found: 100 questions to ask before buying island real estate, 10 steps for a higher rental income, insurance questions, and 78 more pages of essential information.

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Nov/Dec/Jan 2011-2012

The Carretta Report Glenn Carretta

Broker-Associate with John R. Wood, Island Real Estate Inc 239-850-9296

This gracious single story estate embraces the water front views and erases the lines between indoors and out. 150’ directly on the bay w/ seawall . Major rooms overlook the pool and bay which become their focal point. Over 4000 sq’ of living space includes 4 bedrooms (one a nanny suite w/ private entrance and living room), family room w/stone fireplace, walls of windows, formal dining, den, + much more! New price $2,295,000 Go to for video and more pictures. A safe harbor dock offered separately

998 Whelk Drive, Water Views from Every Room!

Shell Harbor with impressive curb appeal. Canal front with views down length of canal. Has the walk in ”wow” factor. 3 bedrooms plus den, cathedral ceiling, great room. 5 sets of pocket sliders open to paver patio area surrounding pool. Private beach access. $799,000 Firm. Live the east end lifestyle! Scan the QR Code for pictures, videos & details 1019 Periwinkle Way Sanibel FL 33957 • 239-395-3100 or 239-850-9296 • The information in this brochures is believed to be accurate but is not warranted. Prices and properties are subject to errors, omissions & withdrawal without prior notice. If your property is currently listed for sale this is not a solicitation.

1019 Periwinkle Way Sanibel FL 33957 • 239-395-3100 or 239-850-9296 •

Featured Island Properties

3 Bedroom, Lexington Country Club!

Market Availability Sanibel Homes Canal Front # 44 Near Beach # 91 Inland # 34 Bay Front # 12 Gulf Front # 17

Sanibel’s Most Photographed Home!

$549,000 - $2,695,000 $295,000 - $2,775,000 $269,000 - $3,699,000 $2,196,000 - $4,995,000 $1,795,000 - $4988,000

Sanibel Condominiums

A Sanibel “Sister” Community. Gated neighborhood with resort style amenities: golf course, tennis, swimming pools, restaurant, clubhouse & a calendar filled with activities. Great value for a 3 bedroom nearly new condo with updated granite kitchen, baths & floors. Convenient location just 7 minutes to Sanibel’s beaches. Covered parking and storage.

1141 Paper Fig Court: Estate Home on Deep Water, Shell Harbor. Romantic Olde Florida style with hardwood floors & fireplace. Picture perfect backyard pool & spa with tiered decking & exceptional entertainment areas. Bay waters moments away. 3 bedroom, 3 bath plus lanais & open decking. Furnished in “Sanibel style”. Meticulously maintained, new windows & doors. $1,594,000 furnished Go to for more info.

The Sanctuary’s Best Value!

2294 Wulfert Rd: 4 bedrooms, 4 baths plus den includes a guest home overlooking pool and spa. Over 3600 sq’ living space well designed for extended family. Quality details includes fireplace, coffered ceilings, crown moldings, seamless windows, and much more. The living room flows beautifully into the eat in kitchen and formal dining room. Entire home has new storm protection. Offered mostly furnished for $1,089,000 For pictures and video go to 1019 Periwinkle Way Sanibel FL 33957 • 239-395-3100 or 239-850-9296 •

Mostly furnished for $219,000.

Gulf 2/2 Gulf 3+ Canal 2/2 Gulf 2/2 (Sundial only)

# 78 # 29 # 10 #18

$329,000 - $1,649,000 $629,000 - $3,399,000 $229,000 - $599,000 $495,000 - $1,200,000

2 year sales comparison from 1/1/- 10/11 (2010 and 2011) Homes Closed Average Price

2010 #103 $750,000

Condominiums Closed #103 Average Price $586,000

2011 # 145 $ 850,000 #121 $ 615,000

Glenn’s One Liners • #13 New Construction Building permits issued 2011 • The average age of a near beach home ($600,000-$1,000,000) is 27 years old. Buyers must expect to do some upgrading. • Several new bike paths under construction on island. A good idea keeps getting better! • Sweet Melissa’s is fabulous & definitely on my top 2 Island eateries. • Wider & slightly higher boats can navigate under the new Lindgren bridge. It’s 15’ seawall to seawall & approximately 1’ 1/2” higher. • Home & condo rentals are filling up on island for season. Newly available 3/3 East end canal w/heated pool all beautifully furnished, near beach $8900/mth #370848. • Have 2 properties just put under contract in September..Buyers loving those 3.5% interest rates. • New subdivision under way on island . . . call me! • Inventory down 10-20% depending on category compared with Oct. 15 2010 • Highest price condo sold Y.T.D. $2,648,000 & lowest price $160,000 • Highest price home sold Y.T.D. $5,000,000 & lowest $305,000 (non- duplex) Glenn’s office is at John R. Wood located at 1019 Periwinkle Way 1019 Periwinkle Way Sanibel FL 33957 • 239-395-3100 or 239-850-9296 •

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