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By Loretta Buckner, Your GREEN Real Estate Consultant For Life!
(Real World Properties, Inc.| Your Real Estate Consultant for Life)
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Dorothy, we are definitely NOT in Kansas anymore! What is the meaning of all this "off-grid," eco-village, self-sustainability talk? And most of all--what the heck is a YURT ?!? Looks like Ireland is the place to go if you'd like to learn about Eco-Villages--that's where I found this really nice ...

By BROOKE O'MALLEY
(CLUB REALTY)
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Before purchasing Canadian buyers should look into protecting their interest by setting up a Revocable Trust or ? before purchasing in the U.S.  Any other advice for our foreign investors? Foreign investors here in the Sarasota,Bradenton and Venice Fl. area have been a saving grace for the market...

By Regina Brassil, ABR, AHWD, e-Pro
(True Sarasota Real Estate)
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As a buyer agent, I am asked all the time why I love living here. There are so many reasons, but the following are five of the main reasons that Sarasota is a fabulous place to live. As I put this list together, I realized it sounds like a great place to take a vacation - and we live here!! No wo...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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Our Top Sarasota Properties of the Month As we schedule our showings for next week, we jotted  down our top Sarasota property picks for the month.  From time to time, the properties in Sarasota that we enjoy showing change but these are the buildings and the neighborhoods that made the list for A...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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Is Under $200,000 Affordable for your Sarasota Condo? Not everyone who moves to Florida is a beach lover.  If you don't want your toes in the sand daily, a mainland condo in Sarasota within 20 minutes of the beach is findable.  Not only findable but plentiful! Sarasota offers more than the beach:...

By Regina Brassil, ABR, AHWD, e-Pro
(True Sarasota Real Estate)
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We found it! It's perfect! But now what happens? Don't worry, during each of these steps you will have us right by your side. BEFORE MAKING AN OFFER: * Determine your financing situation. If you will require a mortgage, have a pre-qualification letter sent by your lender. MAKING AN OFFER * We wil...

By Cynthia Calisch and Preston Larus
(Keller Williams Realty)
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We are boat nuts, but in July in Florida, afternoon is not the time to be out unless you really like being very hot. So we did our Sunday open house and then took the boat out at around 6 pm. This is a great trick, since on Sunday night most people are headed home when we're headed out, and we ha...

By Regina Brassil, ABR, AHWD, e-Pro
(True Sarasota Real Estate)
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The explosion of information on the Internet is truly astounding. I consider myself a relatively young woman, yet when my career began, no one had a PC...the proliferation of this valuable tool (or as I call it, my extra appendage!) and the Internet is nothing short of a miracle. For web savvy ho...

By Regina Brassil, ABR, AHWD, e-Pro
(True Sarasota Real Estate)
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Question of the Week: Why do condo fees exist, and why is there such a huge difference from one condo to the next? Sarasota is a great residential town. There are terrific amenities, a fantastic school system, and ample sunshine for us year-round residents. But the fact remains that Sarasota is a...

By Regina Brassil, ABR, AHWD, e-Pro
(True Sarasota Real Estate)
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As a buyer agent, I try to keep people up to date with those pockets of the market where we are seeing great deals. I noticed that my broker hit one of these on his blog- downtown Sarasota, which is an exceptional place to live, in my estimation. But another segment of the market which seems to b...

By William True, Sarasota Real Estate
(True Sarasota Real Estate)
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Sarasota, Fl real estate Ah, the beaches of Sarasota. Once again, Siesta Key Beach has been named as one of the top beaches in the nation (#3, to be exact). Fine, powdery white sand that never gets hot, even on the hottest day. Crystal blue water. Nightly sunsets to die for. Many people looking t...

By William True, Sarasota Real Estate
(True Sarasota Real Estate)
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Sarasota real estate I am a strong believer in education. While our board does require a minimal continuing education requirement, I feel that my buyers deserve the most well educated representative that they can possibly hire. To that end, I have been taking courses to add to my knowledge base. ...

By Michele Lersch
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Being HUGE Boston Red Sox fans, we are closely following the negotiations that the team has going with the City of Sarasota.  If all goes well, the team will soon be moving their spring training to beautiful Sarasota, Florida.  We feel that not only will this move make us incredibly happy to be a...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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We're connected to Sell Sarasota Real Estate Using Social Networking Posted on Sarasota Real Estate News Blog Are you using social media, web 2 and multiple blogs to Twitter a perfect Space for your customer, friends and business associates to be LinkedIn? Do you have friends who have their mugs ...

By Cyndi Kerr
(Sandals Realty)
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Like most markets Sarasota has had a down turn in prices and an increase in inventory.  We are also seeing sales as Sarasota is a premier destination.    That inventory includes some very very (did I say Very) nice homes on Longboat Key, Siesta Key, Tera Cia and Bradenton Beach.  As a local I exp...

By Cynthia Calisch and Preston Larus
(Keller Williams Realty)
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For many years, Ed Smith Stadium over at 12th and Tuttle has been the spring training home for the Cincinatti Reds. The Reds are leaving us after the 2009 spring training session, and I wasn't really in on that controversy. But now the news is that the 2007 World Champion Boston Red Sox are looki...

By Cyndi Kerr
(Sandals Realty)
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Its interesting going through the interview process.  What questions will they ask, where are you goal oriented, how will you market this home, what type of advertising, ......  the full gambit of questions and the whole time I am thinking - I will market the property to the best of my ability, d...

By Bill Travers
(Bill Travers Real Estate, Inc.)
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By William True, Sarasota Real Estate
(True Sarasota Real Estate)
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Accredited Buyer Representative, ABR, Sarasota, Florida William True, Broker, True Real Estate of Sarasota has added the ABR designation (Accredited Buyer Representative) to his name. Why should you look for the ABR designation before looking for a home? The ABR Designation is awarded by REBAC  t...

By Annette Smith, Sarasota Real Estate Agent
(Allen Real Estate Services, Inc.)
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Casey Key Homes for Sale Casey Key homes are sought after for the privacy offered on the island.  We've written many times about movie stars, writers such as Steven King who call the island home.  Visitors and vacationers from around the world having been coming to Casey Key homes in the summers ...

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