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VIP Realty Group announced its top producers for the month of April 2021

Deb Smith had top listings. Smith has a background in accounting and holds the Second Home and Resort Specialist, Sanibel Captiva Island Specialist, Accredited Buyer’s Representative, and Senior Real Estate Specialist. Mary Lou Bailey was top producer. The lure of the islands first attracted Bailey in 1973, and she and her family moved here five years later.  She has been... Read More »


VIP Realty donates to Rotary Club of Sanibel-Captiva

Front Row (L to R): Bob Stern, Clair Beckmann, Mary Lou Bailey, Susan Dunn, Becky Mulka, Jim Hall, Ken King, Deb Smith, Chet Sadler, and Bill RaheSecond Row: Denise Vaughn, Glen Simmons, Mary Morris, Teresa Baker, Deb Gleason, Judie Anderson, Janka Varmuza, Martha Smith, Robin Humphrey, and Bob Berning In a recent ceremony, VIP Realty Group, Inc. donated $1,000 to... Read More »


VIP Realty Group announced its top producers for the month of March 2021

James Hetmanek had top sales. Hetmanek and his wife, Penny, moved to Sanibel in 1993 and raised their two (now adult) children here.  His professional career began as a licensed securities consultant managing diversified stock and bond portfolios for high net worth individuals and groups. He joined VIP Realty in 1998 and is an Associate Broker, graduate of the Real... Read More »


VIP Realty Group announced its top producers for the month of February 2021

The team of Lynda and Kit Traverso had top listings. The Traversos have been selling real estate on Sanibel and Captiva since 1988, with sales exceeding $500 million. Lynda has been a source for numerous publications regarding local real estate information and has been quoted by Investor’s Business Daily, Barron’s, CNN-Money, as well as the national Realtor Magazine.  They were... Read More »


VIP Realty Group announced its top producers for the month of January 2021

The team of Lynda and Kit Traverso had top sales. The Traversos have been selling real estate on Sanibel and Captiva since 1988, with sales exceeding $500 million. Lynda has been a source for numerous publications regarding local real estate information and has been quoted by Investor’s Business Daily, Barron’s, CNN-Money, as well as the national Realtor Magazine. They were... Read More »


VIP Realty Group announces top producers for the month of December 2020

VIP Realty Group announced its top producers for the month of December. Dan Cohn had top listings. Cohn has been a Sanibel resident since 1979. Married for 35 years with four grown children, he has been a director and long-time member of Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club, along with being a coach of the Sanibel Youth Soccer Association and Sanibel Little League.... Read More »


VIP Realty Group announced its top producers for the month of November

VIP Realty Group announced its top producers for the month of November. Ken King had top sales. King is a licensed realtor from the beautiful Hudson Valley of New York. After retiring from law enforcement, he returned to the construction industry where he managed an excavation and rock crushing company. In April 1996, King and his wife, Karen, closed on... Read More »


Chamber Reinvents Luminary In Light of Pandemic

This year, in the spirit of good cheer and good health, the Sanibel & Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce has extended Luminary 2020 from seven hours to seven days for the “Coastal Distance Edition” on Dec. 4-11. Luminary Week will take place Friday to Friday during normal operating hours, when businesses will offer special discounts and deals. With the tagline “Eat. Shop. Stay.... Read More »


VIP Realty Group welcomes new agent

Experienced island realtor Shannon Reeves has joined VIP Realty Group, Inc. Shannon moved to Southwest Florida eight years ago from a small town near Cape Girardeau, Missouri. She lives on Sanibel and shares her love of island life with her partner Chet, their six beautiful children, and two energetic fur babies. Prior to starting her real estate career, she spent... Read More »


VIP Realty Group announced its top producers for the month of October!

VIP Realty Group announces top producers for the month. Becky Mulka had top sales. A long-time island resident, she has over a decade of hospitality experience and business knowledge that are the perfect combination to guide and assist buyers and sellers. Mulka gives back to the community in several ways including being an active member of Zonta, donating to SCCF... Read More »