Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year Is Classic Blue

It’s that time of year again when the PANTONE company releases their color of the year. According to the assembled information on their Wiki page: Since 2000, the Pantone Color Institute has declared a particular color “Color of the Year”. Twice a year the company hosts, in a European capital, a secret meeting of representatives from … Continue reading Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year Is Classic Blue

Is A Bigger House Within Your Budget?

If you’re one of the many homeowners with big dreams of owning a larger home, let’s get together. Working with a trusted advisor to find out how much equity you have is a great first step in putting your move-up plan in motion. -Beth   Is A Bigger House Within Your Budget? Wednesday December 4th, … Continue reading Is A Bigger House Within Your Budget?

Your Home Isn’t Ready to Sell Until It’s Been Checked by These Professionals

Having a professional identify the fixes that need to be made to your home is money well spent when you are getting ready to put your house on the market. Taking the time and effort to get the repairs made ahead of time will make the entire process of selling go more smoothly – and … Continue reading Your Home Isn’t Ready to Sell Until It’s Been Checked by These Professionals

10 most scenic waterfront restaurants in Sarasota

You might want to keep this list handy. While we have some of the most gorgeous coastline in the county, there isn’t an abundance of places to eat, drink and relax while enjoying it. The Herald Tribune has assembled a list of solid options at a variety of price points. Time to order a cocktail … Continue reading 10 most scenic waterfront restaurants in Sarasota

5 Shrewd Secrets from Women Who’ve Fixed Credit, Paid Debt and Made Fortunes

You may think that you aren’t going to ever be able to buy the house you dream of because of your current debt load.  These women found ways to turn their credit issues around. Please note that this article is secrets “from women” but is no means excluding men from gaining knowledge and inspiration, too. I … Continue reading 5 Shrewd Secrets from Women Who’ve Fixed Credit, Paid Debt and Made Fortunes

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October 2019 Real Estate Results

Sarasota-Manatee Home Sales Rise in October SARASOTA, Fla. (November 21, 2019) – In October 2019, Sarasota and Manatee residential sales totaled 1,768 units, up by 12.8 percent from October of last year. According to monthly reports from Florida REALTORS®, the combined inventory across both markets decreased for the fourth consecutive month. In Manatee, single-family sales … Continue reading October 2019 Real Estate Results

The Bay Sarasota Field Questions On Phase One Plans

As one would expect, the proposed waterfront project, The Bay Sarasota, has avid supporters and concerned neighbors all seeking more information. Project leaders have been very actively working with the public to ensure understanding and the bigger vision for the space. I think the development – or perhaps better described as changes that give the … Continue reading The Bay Sarasota Field Questions On Phase One Plans

Your Choice: Thanksgiving Dining Out or Holiday Hosting Guide

I’m going to do things a little backwards with this post. But that shouldn’t surprise those of you who know me. I’ve discovered something decadent and peaceful. An excellent way to reflect upon the things I’m thankful for. We’ve started going out for Thanksgiving. No muss. No fuss. It works for us. So first up … Continue reading Your Choice: Thanksgiving Dining Out or Holiday Hosting Guide

New home construction keeps growing in Southwest Florida

The new Metrostudy report shows new home builds on the rise as more incoming retirees drove demand in Southwest Florida.  The demand for new housing in Southwest Florida obviously continues. To our friends in the north – the ice we have here is in your beverage, not on your sidewalks. Come on down! -Beth   … Continue reading New home construction keeps growing in Southwest Florida