JUNE 2020 STATISTICS

The pandemic gave us pause in every aspect of our lives. These statistics show that the buyers that wanted to buy before the quarantine are out in full force making their home ownership dreams come true. Some are moving out of heavily populated areas. Some want to bring their children to a better climate with … Continue reading JUNE 2020 STATISTICS

Seller advice

Hey sellers…here are some great statistics! You need to keep this in mind in this current market. Not only do we have owners selling but we have lots of new home inventory as additional competition. Be sure to always price your home for the current market. I can help! It’s easy to find homes in … Continue reading Seller advice

2019 national accolades for Sarasota, Manatee, & Charlotte counties

Looking back at 2019! The Gulf Coast is known for it’s warm, sunny days and beautiful sandy beaches…but there’s more. Check out what was said about Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte Counties in 2019! Enjoy! Click here for more Now that you know all of the amazing things about the Gulf Coast it’s time to consider … Continue reading 2019 national accolades for Sarasota, Manatee, & Charlotte counties

Sellers, putting your home on the market? 4 things NOT to do…

Hey sellers…this is an excellent article (and quick read) on what not to do when you put your home on the market.  One thing you should do is consult an experienced Realtor in your area that can help navigate all the complications of selling a home. With 21 years of experience in the Sarasota/Manatee areas … Continue reading Sellers, putting your home on the market? 4 things NOT to do…

Is Florida going to be your primary residence? Maybe it should be!

If so, don’t miss out on huge tax savings! If you qualify for homestead exemption, you are entitled to a deduction of $25,000 off of your property’s assessed value. This can result in saving several hundred dollars in taxes! If your home is worth at least $75,000 you will receive an additional $25,000 deduction on … Continue reading Is Florida going to be your primary residence? Maybe it should be!

80+ DYI Holiday Decorations

Looking for some new decorations to spruce up your home for the holidays? Here are 80+ ideas that will spark your creativity! My favorite is this snowman made of 3 wreaths. So easy and holds up great in our Florida climate. Which one are you going to make?  Holiday DIY Ideas       

One of the most extraordinary pools I have ever seen!

Take a look at this pool – rock waterfall and an infinity feature that makes the pool seem like it’s flowing into the Marina at Riviera Dunes! The traditional design features make this home so welcoming. Moor your yacht in the back yard and sail away whenever you like. So close to Tampa, St Pete … Continue reading One of the most extraordinary pools I have ever seen!

3rd Quarter Update – Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte Counties

The third quarter of 2019 saw the same stabilized growth of Q2 in both new inventory and median sales price. Consistent with a slower summer season, demand cooled with a slight bump of activity in August. Home values are up 2%, with average days on market increasing 8%, showing although buyers are taking their time, … Continue reading 3rd Quarter Update – Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte Counties

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Tips for sellers to get a home ready for sale

Hey sellers…this is a fact. Buyers will pay more for a home that is prepared for sale. In our local market, they look at model homes and truly expect your home to look like a model. Most buyers don’t want to take on renovations, paint or make modifications. A smart seller does things to add … Continue reading Tips for sellers to get a home ready for sale