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.

Top 10 Tips for Making Your Home More Energy Efficient

Whether it’s a cost-saving technique, a climate-change fighting effort, or a little of both, most of us are interested in making a few home energy efficiency improvements. Florida’s heat means year-round beach weather, but it also means busy air conditioners and high energy consumption. Here are a few tips for making energy efficient homes in … Continue reading Top 10 Tips for Making Your Home More Energy Efficient

Sarasota Market Updates and 2019 Real Estate Projections

It probably comes as no surprise that the Southwest Florida housing market is heating up – and has been for the last few years. This is causing a multi-year boom in Sarasota real estate prices. The average home value across the entire county is on a steady incline, with a promising market in store for 2019.

Upcoming Sarasota Events This Winter Season

While it’s cold and snowy everywhere else, it’s bright and sunny down south all winter long. Perhaps that’s why there’s so much interest in homes for sale in Sarasota, Florida. The fact that Sarasota is a vibrant hub of arts and culture, with lots of community events and fun things to do year-round doesn’t hurt … Continue reading Upcoming Sarasota Events This Winter Season

Top 5 Ways to Boost Your Home’s Value

Whether you’re planning to sell immediately or 10 years down the road, regular upgrades are a great way to maintain – and even boost – your home’s value. From a new paint job to a kitchen makeover, there are plenty of home improvements that can make a big difference when you put your house on … Continue reading Top 5 Ways to Boost Your Home’s Value