James and Penny HetmanekAveraging over $1.27 Million per month in sales for the last 18 years! Over $275 Million in total sales, James and Penny have been recognized as TOP SELLING PARTNERS for VIP Realty Group on Sanibel and Captiva and TOP SELLING PARTNERS for all VIP Realty Group offices!
James and Penny excel in the world of Sanibel & Captiva Island Real Estate. Consummate professionals, they understand the intricacies of the market and the importance of individualized services. James and Penny are very accomplished negotiators who are successful at exceeding their clients' expectations. Together they have over 50,000 hours of Island Real Estate experience! They are truly your Island Experts!
James' professional career began as a licensed securities consultant managing diversified investment portfolios for high net worth individuals. During the next twenty-five years he founded and operated a number of successful corporations. He has extensive knowledge in most areas of business from finance, sales and marketing to negotiation. His Real Estate experience includes the buying, selling and development of both residential and commercial properties. James holds certifications as a Fine Homes International Specialist, Signature Properties Specialist, International Marketing Specialist, Accredited Buyer's Representative (ABR) and Certified Residential Specialist (CRS). He is also designated as a Sanibel and Captiva Island Specialist (SCIS). Jim is a graduate of the Real Estate Institute (GRI) and holds the State of Florida Real Estate Broker's license. James enjoys golf and boating, He knows the Island, as well as, area courses very well and would be happy to share his tips and information at any time. He has also spent many hours boating the local waters and can well advise you on your best choice for a boating home. He loves to travel and hike in places around the country and world with Penny. James has been active on committees for both the Sanibel and Captiva Association of Realtors and the Sanibel Community Church for many years.
For James call or text (239) 565-0359
Penny also has extensive Business experience that has included corporate positions of Sales Manager and Director of Marketing. As well as holding the (ABR) Accredited Buyer's Representative designation, Penny has a (SPSD) Signature Properties Specialist Designation and a (SCIS) Sanibel & Captiva Islands Specialist Designation. Penny is also a fitness instructor and holds certifications in Weight Room Resistance Training, Aerobics, Kick Boxing, Aquatics and Personal Training. She has traveled the world extensively and is a certified scuba diver. She continues to enjoy travelling and hiking with James. Penny has been very active in the Sanibel Community Church and has participated in many teams over the years, including the World and Local Mission Team, Stephen Ministry as well as Church Council. Penny puts forth endless energy and enthusiasm in every task at hand.
For Penny call or text (239) 565-5840
James and Penny have lived in three different Island neighborhoods since 1994 and raised their children on Sanibel so they truly know the Island well. They have been members of Sanibel Community Church for well over twenty years.
Now, more than ever, there is a need for a businesslike approach to Real Estate. James and Penny use today's technology mixed with traditional methods and a genuine, gentle way of doing business in a combination that has proven successful. They would love to help you so don't hesitate to contact them today!