A financial checklist for first-time buyers

Buying your first home is a super exciting new chapter in your life, but that’s not to say it isn’t without some added stress. First-time homebuyers, remember, there’s a lot more to buying a home than meets the eye. Be sure to factor in these costs before signing on the dotted line. Earnest Money Earnest … Continue reading A financial checklist for first-time buyers

My top five favorite things to do in SRQ

In the years that I’ve lived in Sarasota, I can honestly say that fun is never in short supply. There is so much to do across our gorgeous city, but I’ve selected my top five experiences for you to try. Whether you’re a new resident or a Sarasota native, if you’re looking for a good … Continue reading My top five favorite things to do in SRQ

Real estate jargon: What does it mean?

Like any industry, the real estate world has a slew of terms that first-time buyers might not be familiar with. Understanding terms like these allows you to be prepared for your time on the market. Ready to advance your real estate expertise? Take a look at the top jargon used in the industry below.   Appraisal … Continue reading Real estate jargon: What does it mean?

A homeseller’s checklist

Are you ready to put your home on the market? Before you put up the “For Sale” sign, make sure your home stands out from the competition with these tips. Ready? Set. Sell.  Maximize your space Prospective buyers should be able to walk into your house and get an idea of what it would look … Continue reading A homeseller’s checklist

Five reasons to move to the Sunshine State

Nothing shines quite like the Sunshine State! If you’re looking for a home with access to gorgeous outdoor scenery, plenty of excursions, exotic wildlife and more – you might just find the place of your dreams in Florida. As if you needed any other reason to want to move here, I’ve listed five of my … Continue reading Five reasons to move to the Sunshine State

What’s new in SRQ? Summer 2022 in The Meadows

Are you looking to find the home of your dreams in Sarasota? You’re not alone. The market is hot and listings are going fast, especially in The Meadows community.  According to Michael Saunders’ Market Share Report, The Meadows had 16 active listings and 31 listings with pending contracts as of July 26, 2022. While the … Continue reading What’s new in SRQ? Summer 2022 in The Meadows

Can I afford to live in Sarasota?

Summertime and the living is easy! Sarasota has been consecutively named one of the best places to live in America. Are you ready to see what all the hype is about? Just because we’re a seaside city doesn’t mean our real estate is less accessible. I’ve got the 411 on affordable neighborhoods and tips to … Continue reading Can I afford to live in Sarasota?

Gen Z on the move: Are you ready to be a homeowner?

Move over Millennials, Gen Z is ready to make some big moves in our nation’s housing market. According to Rocket Mortgage, 86.2% of Gen Zers want to purchase a home, and nearly 45% are looking to purchase their first one in the next five years. But, are you ready to make the big move and … Continue reading Gen Z on the move: Are you ready to be a homeowner?

Summertime in SRQ

With its famous beaches, vibrant arts scene, exotic wildlife and gorgeous residences, it’s no surprise that Sarasota has once again earned a spot in the top places to live in the country from U.S. News & World Report. If you’ve recently moved to the area, here’s what to expect and what to look forward to … Continue reading Summertime in SRQ

Curb appeal: 2022 Edition

It takes a lot of time, money and energy to make a house look like a home. If you’re thinking about selling, ensure your space looks aesthetically pleasing inside and out by amping up your curb appeal – from garden to shutters and everything in between. Consider these ideas to get you started. New roof, … Continue reading Curb appeal: 2022 Edition