Sarasota named 2021-2022 best place to visit and retire

Florida stands out as a prime destination with a long reputation of appealing to retirees and families alike. According to a new ranking release, Sarasota ranks at the top of the best places to live in the United States. People have been flocking to the State for promising career opportunities and a relatively low cost … Continue reading Sarasota named 2021-2022 best place to visit and retire

Luxury Home Outlook

The local real estate market experienced a slight decline in sales throughout 2022. This anticipated correction followed the significant increase in sales during 2020-2021. Although the average sold price dropped in mid-2022, this figure stayed equivalent to December 2021. Positives mark the year ahead for Sarasota-Manatee luxury real estate. Resale inventory and highly desirable properties … Continue reading Luxury Home Outlook

Inspired Decorating Trends for 2023

Start the new year by exploring the latest colors and other design elements debuting in 2023. Design trends change, employ these changes to enhance rather than dictate your interior style. The interior design decisions you make best tell your own story. An expression of your unique style may capture a current trend, but will hold … Continue reading Inspired Decorating Trends for 2023

Sarasota Real Estate Quarterly Review – Q3 2022

Island homes, white beaches, and the sparkling water of the Sarasota’s keys define the allure of this region. Couple those elements with the culturally rich opportunities in downtown Sarasota and surrounding neighborhoods creates an appealing lifestyle. While our real estate market data reflects a reduction in activity, the overall market remains strong despite higher home … Continue reading Sarasota Real Estate Quarterly Review – Q3 2022

Farm-To-Table Sarasota Restaurants

Sarasota’s thriving culinary scene pairs well with a mix of great outdoor attractions and expansive beaches. Both local residents and visitors alike have an abundance of top tier restaurants to choose from. Chefs highlight seasonal ingredients from sustainable seafood, meats, and organic fresh vegetables from local producers. Our area also offers great farmers markets that include fresh fruits, … Continue reading Farm-To-Table Sarasota Restaurants

Looking Ahead following Hurricane Ian and learn about the ancient legend

Even though the greater Sarasota area and other communities situated on the Gulf Coast fared well by comparison to our neighbors to the south, I join countless others in praying for Floridians dealing with catastrophic loss caused by Hurricane Ian. It is heartwarming to see communities come together and offer support during these challenging times. … Continue reading Looking Ahead following Hurricane Ian and learn about the ancient legend

Does a Recession Equal a Housing Crisis?

One of the topics of conversation right now is, “does a recession mean that we are heading toward a housing crisis”. The short answer is no, a recession is not synonymous to a housing crisis. That’s the one thing that every buyer and seller today needs to know. And an economic slowdown does not mean … Continue reading Does a Recession Equal a Housing Crisis?

That Perfect Kitchen

Whether you prefer a traditional or modern kitchen, here are some characteristics that may suit you and your family best when designing that ideal space – both beautiful and functional. What are the primary types of kitchens? Let’s explore all our options to make the best decision in creating a timeless space for you to … Continue reading That Perfect Kitchen

Market Changes – Will 2022 be Different?

Due to our community being listed on many “top ten,” “best place to retire,” and “best beaches” ranking compilations over the years, buyers remains highly interested in the Sarasota and Manatee area. According to a recent U.S News report, Sarasota, Florida has earned the No. 9 spot for best place to live. This kind of … Continue reading Market Changes – Will 2022 be Different?

Summer may be the best time to List your Home

While buyer choices continue to be limited, listing your home today makes sense. Serious buyers are ready to move forward due to pent up demand. With prices still slowly increasing in this low-inventory market, you can feel confident about listing your home and it selling quickly. Even though it is still a seller’s market, time … Continue reading Summer may be the best time to List your Home