2019 National Accolades (Sarasota, Manatee, & Charlotte counties)

Check out all of the accolades for our wonderful Gulf Coast; from ranking in the top “10 Happiest and Healthiest Places to live on the Beach” to one of the “Best Wellness Environments”, Southwest Florida continued with its trend of national recognition in 2019. Here is a list below so you can see them all … Continue reading 2019 National Accolades (Sarasota, Manatee, & Charlotte counties)

Taxes: 7 Items on Your TRIM Notice Explained

“Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin, 1789 It is that time of year again. Residents will begin receiving their TRIM notices in the mail this week. This is a quick guide on … Continue reading Taxes: 7 Items on Your TRIM Notice Explained

8 Things Buyers Needs to Know About a Home Inspection

Home inspections are important clauses to include in a purchase agreement. They provide buyers with the opportunity to uncover any potential issues with the property in questions before signing on the dotted line. Typical inspection periods last anywhere between 10 – 15 days. Before you go out and hire a home inspector, check out the … Continue reading 8 Things Buyers Needs to Know About a Home Inspection

9 Tips for Buying a Vacation Home

1. Consider how you’ll use the home. Will it just be for family and friends, or do you plan to rent it as well? And realistically, how many times will you use it per year? 2. Evaluate locations. Are there enough amenities and attractions to keep you— and renters—coming back year after year? 3. Talk … Continue reading 9 Tips for Buying a Vacation Home

State Farm Drops Rates For Policy Holders in Florida

Here with another hurricane season update! For those homeowners with a State Farm policy – it’s your lucky day! The company announced on Friday that they will be dropping their rates for 270,000 Florida customers by an average of 14.4%. This is definitely good news for Floridians, in a state where hurricanes often inflate the … Continue reading State Farm Drops Rates For Policy Holders in Florida

Tax Holiday on Hurricane Supplies Begins Tomorrow!

I can’t believe hurricane season is right around the corner! The season officially begins on Saturday, June 1st and lasts until November 30th. This year there is something new and exciting to help Florida residents prepare. Gov. Ron DeSantis approved a tax-relief package (HB 7123) earlier this month that will offer a week long sales … Continue reading Tax Holiday on Hurricane Supplies Begins Tomorrow!

Living the Siesta Key Lifestyle!

There is nothing quite like Siesta Key in the spring time! With beautiful temperatures throughout the day averaging in the mid to upper 70s, people love to spend their time outdoors. After touring some gorgeous properties this week currently on the market, I wanted to share some of my favorite outdoor spaces! [221 Garden Lane] … Continue reading Living the Siesta Key Lifestyle!