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
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
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?
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
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?
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
Thanks to the relative affluence and elegance of the surrounding area, real estate development and investment has reshaped downtown Sarasota. Now, the most exclusive, historic, and luxurious neighborhoods seamlessly blend charm, modern sensibilities, and vintage restoration with water views set in a gorgeous tropical setting – all with walkable convenience. Neighborhoods with such appeal set … Continue reading Sarasota’s Walkable Neighborhoods
If you’ve explored the market, you already know that the number of homes available for sale is quite low from a historical perspective. But what does that really mean for you? As a buyer, low housing supply coupled with high buyer demand means you should be prepared to navigate a highly competitive market where homes … Continue reading How to Navigate a Home Buying market with Multiple offers
A new year brings new opportunities and the time when the latest home design trends emerge, allowing homeowners to see what is new in the design world. Here in Southwest Florida, our homes are filled with open, airy spaces, indoor and outdoor living, and natural colors throughout. Let’s take a look at prominent inspiring ideas … Continue reading Interior Design Trends for 2022
Buyers continue to be drawn to Southwest Florida for numerous reasons including the wonderful lifestyle with access to plenty of outdoor activities. The real estate market has turned hot over the past few years. Covid-19 played a large role in this demand, but there are several other factors that took it from a busy market … Continue reading The Perfect Storm