MSC Mortgage: Renovation Loans Help Create Dream Homes

There is always more than one way to get things done. And that hold true to mortgages and renovation mortgages. MSC Mortgage Loan Consultant Megan Kendrick, quoted below, is an excellent resource to help you find exactly what you need to make your dreams a reality. -Beth MSC Mortgage: Renovation Loans Help Create Dream Homes As … Continue reading MSC Mortgage: Renovation Loans Help Create Dream Homes

Neighborhoods: The Rosemary District Is a Hipster Haven

There are so many neighborhoods in Sarasota, I could do a series on these every week. Thankfully, Sarasota Magazine has a head start on that project. For additional information on The Rosemary District visit the Downtown Sarasota Alliance website. -Beth   The Rosemary District Is a Hipster Haven This is the ‘anti-gated community’—lots of cultures, … Continue reading Neighborhoods: The Rosemary District Is a Hipster Haven

10 Steps To Buying A Home

It can be easy to overcomplicate things. Especially when buying a house! As your realtor, I’m there to help you through each of the steps.  Wouldn’t it be nice to be in a new place for Thanksgiving? -Beth Click here to read the full sized graphic a little easier    

How Flood Insurance Works: 6 Questions Answered

Just this week we were talking about tropical depressions, because, ’tis the season. It’s also a good time to delve a little deeper into “How Flood Insurance Works” so you don’t get stuck with a tropical depression of your own. -Beth   Diana Mayrona / EyeEm / Getty Images How Flood Insurance Works: 6 Questions … Continue reading How Flood Insurance Works: 6 Questions Answered

Hometown Proud: Tervis Tumbler

There are so many great natural resources that we enjoy on the Gulf Coast of Florida. But there are some pretty impressive organizations that help give our hometown character, pride (and jobs!) For the next few weeks I’ll be highlighting some of these unique Florida institutions. -Beth   The History of Tervis Tumbler Courtsey of … Continue reading Hometown Proud: Tervis Tumbler

Taylor Morrison Announces Plans for 1,750-Home Community in Lakewood Ranch

If you’ve been watching the Lakewood Ranch community for your new home, Taylor Morrison may just have provided you with an answer. -Beth Taylor Morrison Announces Plans for 1,750-Home Community in Lakewood Ranch Azario Lakewood Ranch will be located off State Road 64 on Lorraine Road. By Ilene Denton, Sarasota Magazine   7/3/2019 A sample of the … Continue reading Taylor Morrison Announces Plans for 1,750-Home Community in Lakewood Ranch

4 Reasons to Sell This Summer

Think that summer may not be the right time to sell?  Here are some points to have you considering otherwise. – Beth  

Sarasota and Venice among ‘Top 10 Best Beach Towns’ in U.S.

I love a good list. I especially love a good national list that has my Florida cities listed at top spots. I can’t say I disagree! -Beth Sarasota and Venice among ‘Top 10 Best Beach Towns’ in U.S. By Wade Tatangelo, Entertainment Editor at Herald Tribune Posted Jun 19, 2019 at 11:57 AM    Updated Jun 24, 2019 at 12:30 PM     Sarasota County lands two cities in … Continue reading Sarasota and Venice among ‘Top 10 Best Beach Towns’ in U.S.

3 Things to Know in the Housing Market Today

Knowledge is power. When you are considering buying or selling a home, the more knowledge you have puts you in a better position to make the right move. Having the right realtor on your team as a walking, talking fountain of information helps, too.  Right now three of the main topics to keep up on … Continue reading 3 Things to Know in the Housing Market Today

Pioneering Palmetto, Florida: A Look Back at its 122-Year History

The city of Palmetto is an interesting little spot to consider when house hunting. Sitting just north of the Manatee River, Palmetto has a population of about 12k and is roughly 4 miles square. A highlight of the city is that, being on the river, there is an abundance of property on or near the … Continue reading Pioneering Palmetto, Florida: A Look Back at its 122-Year History