It’s a good question, and it almost always derives from the desire to take control. The Do It Yourself mentality is a great one to have. And when you own a home, it can save you a lot of money! But does the DIY approach to home buying and selling work? What can a real … Continue reading Why Is It Important to Work with a Real Estate Professional?
Moving is tough, no matter how you slice it. Moving with a pet is even harder because you have to consider the animal’s comfort, well-being, and safety, as well as that of the humans in your family. If you’re just getting started on your Sarasota home search, be sure to review my current listings. I … Continue reading Helpful Tips When You and Your Pet Are Planning a Move
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?
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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?