What Makes the 2019 Sarasota Real Estate Market So Inviting?

We’re more than halfway into the second quarter of 2019, and it’s time to take another look at the prosperous Sarasota real estate market. For years, Florida’s home prices have remained below the national average, but that has begun to change and will continue to do so as the economy grows. Florida’s GDP grew by … Continue reading What Makes the 2019 Sarasota Real Estate Market So Inviting?

What Makes West of the Trail So Special?

There are only a few miles between route 41, also known as Tamiami Trail, and the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico. This stretch of the city is called West of the Trail and is a highly sought-after waterfront residential community situated right in the middle of bustling Sarasota. This area offers proximity to … Continue reading What Makes West of the Trail So Special?

Live in the Lap of Luxury at the Library of Your Choice

A cultural and educational hub in South Florida, Sarasota is no stranger to great libraries, from the public to academic to special collections. Founded more than 100 years ago, the Sarasota County Library System consists of nearly a dozen branches that offer programming, classes, educational resources, and, of course, shelves full of books. Many academic … Continue reading Live in the Lap of Luxury at the Library of Your Choice

12 Helpful Tools Every New Homeowner Should Own

Homeowners got a lot to deal with, but that can be part of the fun! It can be satisfying to stock up on all the useful tools you may need to tackle small issues in the home. From repairing a leak to patching drywall, there’s a whole bunch of fixes involved in regular upkeep and … Continue reading 12 Helpful Tools Every New Homeowner Should Own

You’ll Love These Fun Spring Events in Sarasota

The spring season is in the air! Locals can feel the wonderful warmth of the season when the clock goes forward an extra hour. Visitors love to take trips to the beautiful gulf coast, with its pretty beaches and acclaimed sunsets and enjoy top-level seafood at one of the waterfront restaurants. But we can’t get … Continue reading You’ll Love These Fun Spring Events in Sarasota

Some Important Things to Know When Staging Your Home

Staging is a crucial step in selling a house quickly and at the best possible price. Staging your home doesn’t have to be difficult or costly, but putting in some time and money usually pays off in the end. Whether you hire a professional or do it yourself you’ll need to play a role in … Continue reading Some Important Things to Know When Staging Your Home

Why You Should Consider a Home in the Siesta Key Area

Siesta Key is not only known for its sandy white beaches, as rated #1 by Dr. Beach, it’s also known for its elegant beachfront houses with incredible water views. This barrier island off the west coast of Florida is small and quaint, offering a rare chance to become part of the community – permanent and … Continue reading Why You Should Consider a Home in the Siesta Key Area

When Do You Need a Designer vs Decorator?

So, what’s the difference between an interior designer and an interior decorator? Let’s sort out the interior designer vs. interior decorator dilemma once and for all. Interior Designer Interior design is a mix of art and science. It requires an understanding of and skill in design, drawing, creativity, psychology, building codes, and architecture. Interior designers … Continue reading When Do You Need a Designer vs Decorator?

Top 5 Antique Shops in Sarasota to Find the Best Furniture

There are many reasons why people love antiques. Some buy them for their sentimental value, while others are die-hard collectors on the hunt for the next piece of a certain style, color, or era. Antique dealers may look for antiques to restore or sell. Others simply visit antique shops to purchase an item or two … Continue reading Top 5 Antique Shops in Sarasota to Find the Best Furniture

How to Find a Good School District When You’re Moving

Finding an excellent school can make your move just a little easier. Fortunately for families with kids, Sarasota has a lot to offer.