THE TOP ART TRENDS YOU NEED TO KNOW RIGHT NOW

Art is subjective and very personal. Not everyone may appreciate that 6′ square oil painting of a rhino done in all shades of purple. But maybe it gives you the feels, maybe it was a painting given to by a friend who is no longer with us. Or perhaps its an obscenely expensive piece that’s … Continue reading THE TOP ART TRENDS YOU NEED TO KNOW RIGHT NOW

Best Florida Beach Bar 2019

Guilty Pleasure #127:  Beach Bars.  This is one of the best part of living in Florida! And to get the best sunsets, Gulf side is theplace to be. Combine the two and what do you have?  Sharky’s on the Pier.  I can taste the margarita already! -Beth 2019 Award Results Florida Beach Bar is pleased … Continue reading Best Florida Beach Bar 2019

Multiple Offers on a House: Insight for Buyers Facing a Bidding War

This doesn’t happen too often, but when inventory gets tight, multiple offers can be a stressful time for both buyer and seller. The information below offers some good perspective. And, of course, having a good realtor by your side to help negotiations can make the process less of a hurdle. -Beth   By Julie Ryan … Continue reading Multiple Offers on a House: Insight for Buyers Facing a Bidding War

Home Sellers Spill: ‘The Home Upgrade I Wish I’d Done Sooner’

Woulda, coulda, shoulda. These three words are uttered quite a bit when prepping your house to sell. It’s so common to find yourself annoyed that you are fixing the details you learned to overlook for a new owner to enjoy them. Making promises to ourselves that we won’t do THAT again. Realtor.com has collected some … Continue reading Home Sellers Spill: ‘The Home Upgrade I Wish I’d Done Sooner’

Turtle Time: Second Ever Leatherback Turtle Nest in Sarasota County

It’s turtle time!  That special time of year when turtles make their nests on our amazing beaches. I’m really excited to hear about the leatherback turtle nests being watched over by Mote Marine. These endangered turtles aren’t often seen on the gulf side of Florida. It will be fun to see if the nests will … Continue reading Turtle Time: Second Ever Leatherback Turtle Nest in Sarasota County

Just Listed: 7466 Botanica Pkwy #102bd2, Sarasota

This great 2 Bed/2 Bath condo tucked into a quiet corner of Palmer Ranch has just come on the market. Is it the place you’ve been waiting to find? -Beth   7466 Botanica Pkwy #102bd2, Sarasota, FL 34238 Botanica is a small community nestled in Palmer Ranch. Enjoy the security of a gated community and neighborly feel … Continue reading Just Listed: 7466 Botanica Pkwy #102bd2, Sarasota

What Would Make You Sell Your House?

I actually have this conversation with friends, family, clients and even strangers that you meet in the darndest places. Sometimes we are just too close to a scenario to have some perspective. Whether it’s choosing a dress that flatters from every angle, considering that it might just be time to get that hearing aid or … Continue reading What Would Make You Sell Your House?

Selby Gardens announces Salvador Dalí: Gardens of the Mind for 2020

Selby Gardens is one of those lush, peaceful, personal sanctuaries that makes Sarasota so very special. Every year they seem to out-do themselves when it comes to planning their exhibitions and enhancements. The 2020 exhibit that takes inspiration from Salvador Dalí’s Gardens of the Mind series sets out to keep that standard high. We are also … Continue reading Selby Gardens announces Salvador Dalí: Gardens of the Mind for 2020

Ranked: The Best Small Cities To Start A Small Business

Media companies and research firms aren’t the only groups gathering information. The data compiled by Go-Verizon, plausibly for their own business purposes, brings some really interesting points to light. Of the top 10 small cities they determined to be great places to start small businesses, just three are in the eastern part of the US. … Continue reading Ranked: The Best Small Cities To Start A Small Business

‘I Helped Renovate the “Brady Bunch” House’: Behind the Scenes With Jasmine Roth

The Brady Bunch was such an iconic part of the 70s. Looking back on the house (and the clothes!) is a real trip. One character that rarely gets recognition is the house itself!  And now HGTV has purchased the house used in the exterior shots and bringing it back to all of its glory – … Continue reading ‘I Helped Renovate the “Brady Bunch” House’: Behind the Scenes With Jasmine Roth