Karen Bell is considered a leading resource for Sanibel and Captiva real estate. Celebrated as the islands' top selling agent for nearly a decade, Karen offers her clients a variety of advantages that are difficult to find in combination. She has the history, the sense of partnership, the real estate savvy and a way with people that makes her the agent of choice for clients who live on the islands and who come from all over the world.
Her 25 years of experience specializing in Sanibel and Captiva real estate make her uniquely qualified. She possesses an intimate knowledge about life as "a local". Therefore, her expertise covers all of the critical factors of buying and selling real estate and extends into how they apply to issues unique to island living.
The fact that Karen's team members have been with her for many years speaks to the respect she's earned in the industry. She's carefully assembled a team that thrives on a collaborative approach to client service. The Bell Team works closely with each other and with you as we work together to meet your objective. In fact, Karen was one of the first agents on the island to develop the "team" concept; the spirit of collaboration is present in every client relationship so that buyers and sellers are not only well cared for, but given excellent guidance and ownership throughout the process.
Keenly focused on her clients' needs, Karen provides every detail about each property and keeps you in touch with current market conditions and trends so that you can make a highly informed decision. She pays close attention to what you're looking for and can tell you the history of many properties because of her firsthand experience of representing them over and over again throughout the years.
Like all members of her team, Karen is intensely committed to her community. A resident since 1979, she's dedicated her time and energy to the Sanibel/Captiva Conservation Foundation, the Landlord Tenant Committee of Community Housing Resource Board, the Board of Friends Who Care, the Captiva Civic Association, the Sanibel/Captiva Association of Realtors and for nine years was active with the Loggerhead Sea Turtle Program. She is also part owner of the popular Lilly & Co. jewelry store on Sanibel Island, voted the coolest store in the nation.