Explore Bradenton, FL

By Becky Troutt
(No longer practicing real estate as of 2008.)
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In the September-October issue of Where To Retire, Bradenton/Sarasota was named one of eight best places to retire. Other cities also named were:  Ocala, FL Phoenix, AZ San Diego, CA  Myrtle Beach, SC St. George, Utah Santa Fe, NM Brevard, NC With so much to do here, this is a great place for peo...

By Becky Troutt
(No longer practicing real estate as of 2008.)
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The Promenade At Riverwalk is offering a great deal that some people won't be able to pass up!  What is it?  How about living there for three years practically free? The Promenade At Riverwalk is offering a fantastic deal to any buyers that can secure a loan with 20% down and are able to pay for ...

By Becky Troutt
(No longer practicing real estate as of 2008.)
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Earlier this year, I wrote a blog post about the South Florida Museum and the Parker Aquarium located in Bradenton.  Manatee Counties famous manatee named Snooty lives at the Parker Aquarium.  He is turning 60 on Monday and they are throwing him a birthday party this weekend! When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m....

By Ronald Gillis, CNSA Southwest Florida. Notaries, Port Charlotte, 941-7-NOTARY
(Southwest Florida Notaries (Mortgage Notary Signing Agent))
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These are two special seminars that will be held the next two weeks: Tuesday July 15, 2008  9:30 AM Registration & Refreshments 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Seminar Wednesday July 23, 2008 1:30 PM Registration & Refreshments 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Seminar Location: Renaissance on 9th 1816 9th Street W Brad...

By Joe and Molly Murphy, Put our Team to work for your Family
(Coldwell Banker)
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As I suspected the sales in bradenton where up overall compared to last year,  Not as good as the cape coral, fl market that had a 41% increase!  But, I was busy,  too busy to tend to my blog.  It seems like the market just slowed down much faster than usual.  Summer time typically has the buyers...

By Tracey Mullen, REALTOR , AHWD,CDPE, GRI
(RE/MAX Alliance Group)
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A beautiful deed restricted community located in Northwest Bradenton just 5 miles from Anna Maria Island. Like any other investnment, you should know everything you can about its value and marketability. That is why we are happy to provide this complimentary report for the recent sales activity. ...

By Paul Jeremy
(Doyno Realty)
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Interested? We are looking for homeowners looking to sell their propertires at REALISTIC prices (not low). If you are looking to list now now and your expectations are for a realistic market value, we may be able to help you. We can also help you if you are a FSBO and willing to pay a 3% commisio...

By Paul Jeremy
(Doyno Realty)
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Had enough of Orlando and looking for somewhere extra special to buy your holiday home or emigrate to? This is the place to live! On the shores of the Gulf of Mexico and with stunning beaches, wonderful people, beautiful places to visit yet within a short hop from Tampa airport (British Airways) ...

By Axel Weiss, Sea to Sky Realty
(Bradenton Realtor and Sarasota Homes for Sale)
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 Mt. Vernon is a 55+ Boating Community on Sarasota Bay in Bradenton, Florida.  The community offers lots of ammentities including a heated pool & spa, sauna, tennis, shuffleboard, putting green, billiards, walking paths throughout the community, picnic areas with full Bay Views, lakes, boat docks...

By Sharon Simms, St. Petersburg FL - CRS CIPS CLHMS RSPS
(Coastal Properties Group International - Christie's International)
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   Florida is known for geckos, running around everywhere (they're cute and they eat bugs, and they don't bother you, so they're friends, not foes).Many cities around the world have had artists paint and decorate cows or pigs or such - but Bradenton, Florida, has a Gecko Fest. Started in 2006 for...

By Lee Forbes, Forbes Property Group #1 Preferred Agent! CRS, GRI
(Lee Forbes PA, Forbes Property Group Broker in Bradenton)
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On Thursday, the Department of Housing and Urban Development published new conforming loan limits that take them above $417,000, to a maximum of $729,750, depending on the median home price in a market. HUD also implemented temporary increases in FHA loan limits. Based on the area's median home p...

By Becky Troutt
(No longer practicing real estate as of 2008.)
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Yesterday I visited the South Florida Museum in Bradenton.  This was the first time I had ever been there.  I can't believe I've missed out on such an interesting place for so long!  I've driven by it hundreds of times, yet never stopped in to check it out!I was quite surprised at how big it real...

By Becky Troutt
(No longer practicing real estate as of 2008.)
Comments 8
It's that time of year again!  In case you hadn't noticed, the Geckos are once again invading Bradenton.  These aren't the small little creatures you normally see either.  These are large 6 foot long geckos that are being spotted all over downtown Bradenton on the sides of buildings!  These brigh...

By Carol Marra, CLHMS CRS e-Pro
(Fine Properties)
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My personal opinion is...This real estate market has farther to go before we see the light of day.  I guess the real question for sellers is do you really need to sell?  If not, it would be wise to sit on the sidelines for awhile and let those who really need to sell to get on with their lives.  ...

By Becky Troutt
(No longer practicing real estate as of 2008.)
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While out for a drive yesterday, I came across a tiny neat little neighborhood tucked away in North East Bradenton.  It's just off of Manatee Ave and 27th St E.  I just happened to glance up and saw a sign that said Historic Neighborhood with an arrow, so I quickly turned down the street and ende...

By Joe and Molly Murphy, Put our Team to work for your Family
(Coldwell Banker)
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Is there any market with more FORECLOSURES than MLS Listings? Here in Manatee County, one of the hottest markets in 2005, the reported number of foreclosures is over 2400!  Our active inventory is about 5500 including condos and homes.  From my perspective the number of homes that are in some sor...

By Joe and Molly Murphy, Put our Team to work for your Family
(Coldwell Banker)
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 Last night, watching the sunset with my family, I realized that we were the only Americans enjoying the great view.  English, German, Canadian accents were all that I heard.  Our tourist season has started earl this year.  The local press has highlighted the booming tourism sector, and the reces...

By Joe and Molly Murphy, Put our Team to work for your Family
(Coldwell Banker)
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 1032 Rainbow Court Bradenton, FL 34212  5800 sqft 5/6/3 waterfront originally 2.5 million now 1.55!Homes in my market have been dropping hard in the past few weeks.  For example, in Waterlefe golf and river club, a home that was sold in 7 days for 700,000.  That was in May 2007.  Last month, a v...

By Joe and Molly Murphy, Put our Team to work for your Family
(Coldwell Banker)
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I was able to confirm that buyers who have purchased and sold a home in florida in 2007 would be able to take advantage of the portable homestead benefit. Of course that is if it passes.Which it should since the entire law was written to pass since most voters are homesteaders. This could help ge...

By Axel Weiss, Sea to Sky Realty
(Bradenton Realtor and Sarasota Homes for Sale)
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Come and enjoy this year´s Taste of Manatee in Bradenton!Sample the cuisines from local restaurants while enjoying entertainment and activities for the entire family.  Enjoy a cold Budweiser or a refreshing Coca Cola while strolling along the riverfront or watching a football game on the large sc...

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