Archive for December, 2023

Party Like It’s 123123!

We are about to experience a once-in-a-century event as 2023 comes to a close on 12/31/23. 123, 123……..has me humming a waltz! According to numerologists, the compelling “123123” sequence is not just musical, but magical to many. Some think of it as an “angel” number associated with high energy and new beginnings. But I like to think of it as... Read More »

Save the Flowers!

As you celebrate the holidays, maybe you and your friends are enjoying a few rounds of the very popular game of Mahjong. I have recently started to play and I am amazed at the level of skill and strategy involved in this game. It will take considerable time to learn all the rituals and nuances of the game, but it’s... Read More »

VIP Realtors are Leaders!

The Sanibel & Captiva Island Association of Realtors has announced their 2024 Board of Directors and the VIP Realty Group is well-represented. Congratulations to Becky Mulka, President-elect, Tina DiCharia, Treasurer, Bob Berning, Secretary and Connie Walters, One-year Director. You know what they say: when you want something done, ask a busy person to do it! And this group of busy,... Read More »

November VIP Top Listing Agent, Teresa Baker

Teresa Baker had Top Listings in November, 2023. Baker and her husband moved to Sanibel in 1986 and built their first home in Seagull Estates. She has a degree from the University of Tennessee in Merchandising. She also has her Real Estate/Brokers License, Graduate Realtor Institute designation and SCIS designation. Consistently a top producer, her tenacity, honesty, fairness and tireless... Read More »

November Top VIP Producers: Karen Bell and the Bell Team

Karen Bell and the Bell Team, which also includes John Bates. Holly Peeples and Sherrill Sims, were named as VIP Top Producers in November, 2023! Since 1986, Bell has been a prominent broker in the region and recognized as the “Best of the Islands” Best Realtor in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2017! The Bell Team has been recognized as “Best... Read More »

November Top VIP Sales Agent, Mary Morris

Congratulations, Mary Morris, who is being recognized as VIP’s Top Sales Agent for November, 2023! Mary is a graduate of Indiana University with an MS from Butler University. A full-time licensed realtor since 1999, her professional expertise includes Certified Residential Specialist, Graduate of the Real Estate Institute, E-Pro Internet Marketing Specialist, Senior Real Estate Specialist, and At Home with Diversity... Read More »

VIP Realty Group Announce TOP PRODUCERS for November, 2023!

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VIP Realty Holiday Party 2023

Another island tradition returned last evening a VIP Realty hosted their annual Christmas Party at their office, 1560 Periwinkle Way. Luminaries lit the way to the courtyard festivities. Not only were they beautiful, the luminaries were symbolic of the bright future ahead for our slice of heaven on earth, Sanibel and Captiva Islands. “Still Paradise” as the Chamber of Commerce... Read More »

Spot the Station Saturday Night!

Put on a cap and a sweater and watch the International Space Station(ISS) pass over the beautiful islands of Sanibel and Captiva on Saturday, December 9 at 6:32 PM. I’ve been watching it for years and it is easy to spot because it is the 3rd brightest object in the sky. Plus it moves fast! You will not mistake it... Read More »