About Lynda & Kit

"Lynda is one of the most respected agents on the islands. She gets the job done, always returns our calls promptly and great to work with. The very best agent I have ever worked with... Honest, loyal and gives you 200% and more of her time."

Bob & Sharon Jackson - Fort Myers, Florida

Lynda Traverso Realtor Lynda Traverso
Broker/Sales Associate, GRI

Achievements: Lifetime President’s Club, Chairman’s Club and Champion's Club VIP's Top Residential Sales Associate (2006, 2008 & 2009, 2014 and 2017)

Lynda has been selling real estate on Sanibel and Captiva since 1988. Having closed over $500 million in sales during her career, she remains one of the island’s top producers.

Lynda moved to Florida from Ohio at the early age of six and grew up on the West coast of Florida. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Central Florida and has earned her Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) designation.

Lynda has been a source for numerous publications when it comes to local real estate information and has been quoted by Investors Business Daily, Barrons, CNN-Money, as well the national Realtor Magazine. Her many years of experience has proven to be a great asset for those looking to purchase investment properties, second homes as well as primary residences on the islands. Lynda is well versed in 1031 exchanges, as well as the purchase of real estate in Individual Retirement Accounts.

In 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2014 and 2017, Lynda (along with her husband, Kit) was named the leading residential sales associate for all of VIP’s Southwest Florida offices in Naples, Bonita Springs, Fort Myers and Sanibel/Captiva. She is also consistently a member of VIP Realty’s President’s Club, an honor reserved for VIP Realty’s top producers.

Lynda and Kit are staunch supporters of Sanibel Cares - a local charity group that supports numerous causes in Southwest Florida - the most recent being the Golisano Children's Hospital. They are also active members of the Sanctuary Golf Club.

Lynda and her husband, Kit, have lived in Southwest Florida since 1981 and currently reside on Sanibel Island. They have one son, Cullen, and they enjoy fishing in their spare time.

Lynda Traverso Realtor Kit Traverso
Sales Associate

Kit joined VIP in 2007 after a 20 year career in advertising. In addition to being a Sales Agent, he handles PR and marketing for his and Lynda's listings, including photography, direct mail, website and internet postings, and holding open houses. He received a Bachelor of the Arts degree in Mass Communications from the University of South Florida and is a member of the Sanibel-Captiva Board of Realtors, the Captiva Yacht Club and the Sanctuary Golf and Tennis Club. He is also an instrument-rated private pilot. Kit stays active by surfing, fishing and playing tennis.

Kit and Lynda have been married 42 years and have one son, Cullen. They have lived in Southwest Florida since 1981 and now reside in the Sanctuary on Sanibel.


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